Monthly Archives: June 2018
Among the progressive artists of the world, a place of honor belongs to the Czech artist Josef Chapek. A man of advanced convictions, he was critical of bourgeois society, raised his voice against fascism, paying for it at the cost of his own life.
The artist was born in 1887 in the family of a doctor. His childhood was spent in the North-Eastern Czech Republic. Little Joseph was a quiet, thoughtful child. At school, the boy studied reluctantly, drawing, not obeying the rules, and often the teacher repeated: “Chapek, you will never make a painter.” Continue reading
Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki”
One thousand seven hundred seventy three
State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg
In the seventies of the 18th century, Empress Catherine II commissioned Levitsky a series of portraits of Smolyan women. These paintings are almost the best that was created in Russian painting of the XVIII century. Continue reading
Currently, with the development of technology, more and more paintings appear that look very similar to real handwritten works, although in fact, such paintings are created by printing a printer. For such printing, a natural canvas is used, on which the printer or as it is also called a plotter prints quite good pictures in terms of image quality.
The cost of such printers is quite high (from 300 thousand rubles), but the demand is also quite high, especially since such a printer can print an image on natural linen canvas and natural paints. Continue reading