Bartolome Murillo was considered the best master in Spain during the 17th century. His paintings were very popular. Once he was even invited to become the chief artist at the Seville Monastery. Murillo depicted on his canvases, both religious scenes and ordinary everyday ones. But most of all he loved to draw children.
This artist was very fond of writing genre paintings. With pleasure depicted everyday life on canvas. But the truth is that he never refused portraits. At least one of his most famous portraits is still highly valued and quite popular among fans of Scandinavian painting.
Friedrich is a well-known German artist, a follower of romanticism. Like other followers of this movement, he believed that the whole world is enclosed in a person, that there is nothing more valuable than a person and his personality, and that emotions are valuable. His paintings, like the paintings of other adherents of romanticism, are always full of very bright, very pure colors and sometimes reflect reality a little exaggeratedly.
Rembrandt used the classic plot of the suicide of Lucretia. She decides to take her own life, as she was dishonored by the son of the emperor of Rome. The artist created two paintings. At an earlier time, we see a heroine who is just getting ready to inflict a mortal blow on herself. In her hands is a knife. On a later canvas, a wound has already been inflicted.
In 1887, the artist Alexei Ivanovich Korzukhin finished work on the canvas “Bird Enemies”. The author, who had peasant roots, depicted the morning of three peasant boys. As soon as the sun rose, they immediately went on an important task - catching birds for sale. This activity brings them a good income, so they treat him very responsibly.
This picture was not easy for the author; he painted it for four years. He finished work on it only in 1895. After all, it was not by chance that he decided to write this particular picture, because the liberation from the Tatar khan turned out to be very significant for Russia. In addition, the author himself was born in Siberia, so he felt deep feelings for his homeland.