Monthly Archives: March 2018
The English mystic poet William Blake went down in history not only because of his literary works. He also created several engravings, the most famous of which is the engraving “the Great Architect”, written in a genre close to surrealism.
Blake’s relationship with religion was somewhat special for the time. As one of the proponents of the theory of creationism, the theme of the Lord Creator was Central to the works of the Englishman. Blake presented him in a slightly different guise, often calling him Urizen. Continue reading
This picture is as mysterious and strange as the very personality of Leonardo da Vinci – an extraordinary artist, sculptor, engineer and naturalist who wrote it.
The talented Italian managed to complete only a very small number of works, but nevertheless painted two paintings under the same name, almost identical, differing only in minor details.
The authorship of Leonardo da Vinci, however, is certain, because only he could so perfectly work out such details as the angel and the head of the Madonna. Continue reading