Sistine Madonna. Essay on a painting by Raphael
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we…

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An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
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…

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About cellophane bags. Creative design
Probably the most interesting inventions occur as they say by themselves. The well-known cellophane was obtained by accident in 1911, when a Swiss chemist wanted to invent a universal coating…

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Escha van Den Bogerd (Escha Van Den Bogerd) – Dutch painting

Escha van den Bogerd was born in 1972 in the Hague, Holland. I started drawing at the age of three. She studied fine art at the Rudolf Steiner school.

After graduating from the school of art, Escha went on a tour of Europe, where she took several courses on fine arts. She visited, among others, Florence, Italy, Salzburg, Austria, and several cities in her native Holland.

In her works, the artist uses the method of painting, in which abstract and figurative elements of the image are combined and reinforce each other. Continue reading

Francesco Parmigianino

The style direction of mannerism was formed by the beginning of the 1520s on the basis of the creativity of Italian painters.

For the masters of mannerism, the world was fundamentally tragic, mystical, and unpredictable. This is the origin of the high degree of dramatic images, exaggerated expression of poses, and the struggle of light and shadow.

Parmigianino, along with such masters as Pontormo and Giulio Romano, is the brightest representative of this direction.

Parmigianino (real name-Gerolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola), was born in 1503 in Parma. Continue reading

A crying boy. Description of the painting by Giovanni Bragolina
In General, art is a very interesting and creative business and not everyone manages to connect their life with it. Many artists convey their emotions, feelings, experiences in their paintings,…

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How to distinguish a handwritten picture from a print
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.…

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Pictures of amber
Amber paintings are one of the trends in jewelry making. Since ancient times, amber has been used for making various jewelry, amber products have always been considered quite expensive gifts.…

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Serov's Painting. rape of Europe
The ancient Greek myth of the beautiful Princess Europa, kidnapped by the Almighty Zeus, is one of the most famous. Many artists used this ancient narrative and offered various artistic,…

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