V.D. He was one of the first who began to paint landscapes in the open air - what is commonly called an open-air today. His creations in this genre are similar to poetic works praising the beauty of the native and so beloved nature of Polenov. The painting “Autumn in Abramtsevo”, painted in oil on a large canvas, became one of Polenov’s first masterpieces in the spirit of a great style landscape, and so on.
Jacqueline Rock - one of the lovers of the famous Spanish master, his last muse, was the most devoted fan of his talent. She was the model and wife of Picasso, with whom he lived the last 20 years of his life, and it was this woman who devoted most of his canvases. In numerous portraits, made in a variety of techniques, she appears with a constant pensive look of large dark eyes, a rare almond shape.
Can Adel Bloch-Bauer be considered a kind of “muse” by Gustav Klimt? In a certain sense, perhaps yes. Since this young woman served as a model for four works by an Austrian artist: Judith I, Judith II, and, in fact, two portraits of the heroine numbered I and II, painted in 1907 and 1912.
Venetian painting has always been distinguished by a religious orientation. Sandro Botticelli is one of those artists who realistically showed the world of God and his creations. In the master’s paintings, the Early Renaissance significantly changed for the High period. Oil paints are actively used, making the color of paintings more saturated.
Aivazovsky’s painting “View of St. Petersburg”, which relates to the late period of the artist’s work, is relatively little known to the general public. First of all, Aivazovsky is a marine painter. And most of his work is connected with the sea. Sometimes, as an exception, he painted other paintings. In the canvas "View of St. Petersburg" there is no sea, but there is a river - the Neva.
Rembrandt painted his masterpieces in the style of the play of light and shadow. The Creator became the founder of the creation of psychological orientation in the paintings. Drawing is an expanded concept that stores on the canvas all the secrets of people's lives and feelings. It was the images for Rembrandt that were the muse in all endeavors, he liked not only to show the inner world, but also to impress the audience with his technique.