Bogoroditsky Oak - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 61 x 74In Bryullov’s painting “At the Bogorodetsky Oak”, it is customary to look for features of the work of another artist - Mikhail Ivanovich Lebedev. The representative of the academic school, Lebedev was able to bring dynamism and movement into his work, subject to all traditional canons.
Leonardo da Vinci - Madonna and Carnation. 42x215; 67 cm. The more centuries separating the present from the desired past, the more difficult it is to establish the reliability of the facts. So the picture of the great Leonardo still causes not only admiration, but also questions. It is customary to date back to 1478, when the artist was still very young and worked in the studio of another illustrious Italian Verrocchio.
Dinner at Emmaus - Jacopo Bassano. Around 1538. The biblical story under the common name “Dinner at Emmaus” was widely used precisely in the era of Jacopo Bassano - before the Renaissance, this theme was depicted very rarely.
Pechersky Monastery near Nizhny Novgorod - Savras. 101.5x215; 131 cmPicture "Pechersky Monastery near Nizhny Novgorod" (also there are variations with the unions "under" and "u") is dedicated primarily to the Volga. The painter admired the grandeur of the Volga landscapes and sought to transfer his admiration to the canvas.
The Annunciation - Giorgio Vasari. 216x166 cm In this painting, Vasari uses the biblical motif that has become canonical for painting - the appearance of the archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary with the news of her immaculate conception. The painting is a vivid example of mannerism - the complex outlines of images, the abundance of drapery, intricate poses, many characters.
The Last Supper - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 104 x 63 cmThe painting uses a very common religious plot - the last meal of Jesus Christ on the eve of his arrest and death. The canvas depicts a spacious room in the house of Simon the Leper, where all the disciples of Christ gathered for a late supper. The room is illuminated by high lamps with an open flame, the vibrations of which create the illusion of movement.