Before us is an illustration for the famous fairy tale. Bilibin is a true master who managed to convey the special beauty of this amazing genre. Tales allow us to plunge into a world full of wonders. There is grass in it. Animals and birds can talk. The man understands them perfectly. The firebird is true magic. No bird can compare with such a heroine.
This painting by the master of the Northern Renaissance, painted around 1526, is sometimes called Russian Cranach due to the fact that it was discovered in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, but then sold to the West. In the work of Lucas Cranach the Elder, a German Renaissance painter, the biblical the plot of the temptation of the ancestors of the forbidden fruit is repeated about 50 times.
The famous Russian painter Andrei Petrovich Ryabushkin is famous for his exceptional craftsmanship, with whom he painted historical and genre paintings and recreated the life of Moscow houses of the 17th century. One of the most popular paintings by the artist is “Wedding Train in Moscow”, now located in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery , and full of life and special charm.
The idea of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin was extremely simple and realistic: the end of the Civil War at the beginning of the 20th century, the distribution of apartments to workers and military apartments that previously belonged to the bourgeoisie. One of these apartments, received by a young man sitting at a table with a pipe in his hands. Housewarming. Consider some of the most important fragments of the canvas.
V. Makovsky is a typical representative of the ascetic movement in painting. The canvases created by him draw the attention of the viewer to ordinary people deprived of life, convey their little joys, emotions and worries. The central figure of almost every of Makovsky’s paintings is the poor and the poor, left without a livelihood and attention of loved ones.
The famous Russian artist Yuri Pimenov about a year before the end of World War II creates an almost lively picture called Front Road. Just a couple of years before the author had written another no less famous work called New Moscow, which very closely intersects with the wartime picture and depicts the same action of the main character, changing only the surrounding background.