The sculpture of the peoples of Africa has long attracted connoisseurs of the whole world with its originality and dissimilarity to the usual works of traditional Western art. The undoubted advantage of the works of African masters is their peculiar understanding of the reality of the image, as well as the sacred nature of all art.
Portrait of Countess Carpio, Marquise de la Solana - Francisco de Goya. 181x122 The artist of Spanish romanticism Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) is known for including portraits of aristocrats. The hand of the court painter created a gallery of images of the Spanish nobility. The most popular are his female portraits. Goya's women are always mysterious, despite the detailed elaboration of robes and accessories, there are always a lot of unsaid in their appearance.
For tourists arriving in Verona, the first thing I want to do is visit a museum called "Juliet's House." The house in which the museum has been located for more than 700 years, and it became the "House of Juliet" only in the 20th century. This is the same house in which the Capello family lived (Shakespeare gave them the name Capulet), and which is described in great detail in Shakespeare's work.
Regents of the Harlem poorhouse - France Hals. 170.5 x 249.5 cm The most essential features of the portrait of the regents are completed, as it were, the final expression in the portrait of the regent, wealthy guardians of the almshouse. The splendidly preserved painting is executed more carefully and subtly, the composition traditional for such paintings is unshakable in its perfection.
What can be built in 144 years? Much ... Everything would be faster and easier if this unfinished building were not connected with the most fantastic and grandiose project of the great architect Antonio Gaudi. 43 years the Church of the Holy Family was not just his work, it was his life. To date, the temple is not completed to the end.
Charles Bridge in Prague - Oscar Kokoschka. 94x128 Oscar Kokoschka, famous Austrian artist, Czech by nationality, in 1934 moved to Prague, the homeland of his ancestors. The beauty of the old city, spread freely along the banks of a wide river, the splendor of its churches and palaces made a strong impression on the traveler who traveled a lot.