Parliament Building in London - Claude Monet. Oil on canvas 92x215; 82 cmIn May 1904, the presentation of 37 paintings by Claude Monet entitled “Views of the Thames in London” took place in the Duran-Ruelle Gallery. Three series of works were presented in the gallery, one of which went down in the history of world art, like “London, Parliament”.
Genserich's invasion of Rome - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 88 x 117.9 cm455 year of our era. The leader of the German Vandal tribes, King Genzerich piracy in the Mediterranean Sea and invades Rome, plundering it almost to the point. Of course, this is not just an invasion, but the result of secret games of high-ranking Romans and Empress Eudoxia.
The bride of the wind is Oscar Kokoschka. 181x220cm There was no more famous couple in Europe at the beginning of the twentieth century. Wild artist and fam fatal of the art world, the merry widow of Gustav Mahler. A stormy romance, scandals, steamy tricks - the light never ceased to be amazed at their union. It is no coincidence that the most famous work of Oscar Kokoschka was a picture in which lovers are depicted together.
The Annunciation of Chestello - Sandro Botticelli. 150 x 156 cm One of the most original Renaissance artists, Sandro Botticelli, whose images are easily recognizable and familiar to the whole world, created several paintings dedicated to the traditional biblical story - the Annunciation. The canvas depicts a moment when an angel descending from heaven informs the Virgin Mary that she expecting a child conceived by the providence of God from the Holy Spirit.
Self-portrait in pince-nez - Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin. 46 x 38 cm In 1771, the audience of the Salon was perplexed - the elderly Charden had betrayed himself for the first time. He not only presented several portraits in the classical sense of the genre not in the form of his favorite "genre scenes", but also created them in a completely unexpected technique - pastel.
Madonna and Child with an Angel - Sandro Botticelli. 87 x 60 cm The Madonna and Child is one of the most frequently encountered (along with mythological themes) motifs by Sandro Botticelli. “Madonna and Child with an Angel” is a small picture made in the recognizable characteristic manner of the master on a wooden board with his favorite colors - tempera.