Little secrets of the masterpieces of world art
The art of painting as well as in art interiors are important details. It is revealing details many paintings became recognized as masterpieces of world art.
Dimensions: 1, 2 x 85 m, 03 m Location:. Hermitage. Genre: Historical art. Material: Oil paint.
After the 60-ies of XX century painting enlightened by X-rays, it was found out that the author rewrote its central part. The researchers found that the painting really existed two women are depicted. The first was the official artist's wife Saskia van Eilenburg, she died early at the age of 30 years. After Saskia's death in the author's life, a new muse - Geert Dirks. The nurse of his son was not the only mistress of Rembrandt, but also a new source of inspiration. The second is the silhouette ugadyvaletsya Geert Dirks. In 1985, the painting was attacked crazy which canvas poured sulfuric acid and twice stabbed. Restoration of the painting took 12 years.
Barge Haulers on the Volga, Repin
Author: Ilya Repin. Genre: Historical art. Period: Realism. Creation: 1870-1873 Materials: The canvas, oil paints
Ilya Repin can be called a truly fatal portraitist. He has long feared to pose. It was rumored that sitters Repin died soon after finishing work on their own portraits. This happened with Mussorgsky and Pirogov. According to legend, the same fate was in store for the Volga Barge Haulers shown in the eponymous film. Repin was struck Burlatskii conditions of work and put a picture of the river tug - a symbol of the coming liberation of slave labor. That's just before the abolition of traction Burlatskii none of the sitters Repin did not live. Morning in a Pine Forest, Shishkin
Author: Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. Dimensions: 1, 39 x 2 m, 13 m Location:. The State Tretyakov Gallery. Period: Realism. Creation: 1889 Genre: Landscape, Pastoral, Animal.
Ivan Shishkin his whole life painted landscapes and very afraid that touching the bears will not produce it as needed. For this reason, the famous painting "Morning in a Pine Forest" belongs not only Shishkin brush. Many artists, make friends with each other, often resorted to "help each other". Shishkin turned to a familiar animal artist Konstantin Savitsky. Sawicki drew perhaps the best bears in the history of Russian art, and Tretyakov ordered to wash off his name from the canvas, as all in the picture "from the design and ending with the execution of all manner of talking about painting, about the creative method peculiar to Shishkin."
Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci
Author: Leonardo da Vinci. Dimensions: 77 cm x 53 cm Location:. Louvre (from 1797 YG). Creation: 1503 Period: Renaissance. Material: Oil paint.
The painting "Mona Lisa" - A masterpiece of the artist. He wrote it for several years, giving himself entirely to this work. Spending on it a lot of energy and nerves, the author greatly damaged his health. Da Vinci spoiled vision due to the fact that drawing strokes with magnifier magnitude of 1 / 20-1 / 40 mm. Perhaps because of the enormous energy da Vinci admiring the "Mona Lisa" in the Louvre visitors swoon. In the XIX century by a long piece of admiration fainted himself Stendhal.
The Ninth Wave, Aivazovsky
Written by Ivan Aivazovsky. Dimensions: 2, 3 x 21 m, 32 m Location:. Russian National Museum. Genre: Marina. Creation: 1850 Material: Oil paint
Many admirers of Aivazovsky note painting "The Ninth Wave" get too realistic, as if he had seen the story in the photo. But how could so subtly convey the depth of the plot viewer a man who was not a sailor? As it turned out, on the canvas the artist suffered some of what he saw himself. In 1844, he experienced a violent storm in the Bay of Biscay, after which the ship, where he was a painter, considered sunk, and it was reported in the press that during the storm and killed a well-known young artist. Thanks to this episode in his life, Aivazovsky created the painting "9 shaft", which became a world masterpiece painting.
Girl with a Pearl Earring, Vermeer
Author: Jan Vermeer. Dimensions: 44 cm x 39 cm Location:. Mauritshuis. Period: The Golden Age of the Netherlands. Genre: portrait. Material: Oil paint
In this known film is present cheating illusion. Vermeer does not actually portrayed Pearl Earring. The fact that the human eye sees - this is a reflection of the collar at the neck, the rest of the brain simply completes earrings in our imagination. Earring actually consists of a pair of brush strokes in the neck. This is particularly noticeable with the increase of the fragment of the picture. Shiny example virtuosity Vermeer art.