The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen “Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance” is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of that time were interested in ideas and themes of a mythological, religious, and allegorical nature.
Because scholastic ideas and ways of thinking come into contact with naive fantasies and begin their interpenetration into each other, giving rise to a special means of representation, when an abstract concept is transmitted using a real character.
Most often these are allegorical images of peace and war, love and hate, justice and discord, glory and shame portrayed as human beings. Continue reading
Find old books in the attic and sell them, or buy them at random and then sell them. It sounds like a market, but still as an option :))
The cost of antique books starts from about 5000, the average price is about 50,000, so for example, “Bulletin of fine arts” — 45000r, and of course rare books, the price of which can reach millions of rubles, for example, the book of the first printer Ivan Fedorov, which remains a unit, so “Moscow Apostle” will cost about 3 million rubles. Continue reading