Zinaida Serebryakova was born in the village of Neskuchny in the Kharkov province in a family of famous architects and artists Lensere-Benoit. The girl inherited the bright creative talent of the family and, after graduating from the gymnasium, went to an internship in Italy, studied painting at the Academy in Paris. In 1905, Zinaida married Boris Serebryakov, in a happy marriage with whom she gave birth to four children.
The French painter Boucher was not very enthusiastically painted portraits. However, he loved to paint the image of his patroness, the favorite of Louis XV - the Marquis de Pompadour. He began his work with her in 1748. Since 1752, Boucher began to live and work in the Louvre (the Marquise de Pompadour herself took care of this).
The self-taught artist managed to achieve recognition and fame. Alexey managed to do something that no one could do - from an unknown youth whose parents had nothing to do with creative life, he managed to become famous, to earn the title of Academician. One of the later portraits that A.V. painted
The painting, written by Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky in 1836, is currently stored in the State Russian Museum, in St. Petersburg. The artist’s picturesque marina depicts the Kronstadt seaport. The stormy sky hanging menacingly over the Gulf of Finland in the background of the picture inspires a feeling of uneasiness, but the blue of the sky above the large warship at the pier balances the plot of the picture.
This work belongs to the late work of the famous Venetian artist. It is believed that initially she depicted the scene of the biblical confrontation between David and Goliath, but later the lower part of the picture with a giant warrior was cut out. George is a progressive artist of his time. He rethought the concept of portrait and introduced his word in this genre.
Alexander Shilov was born in the capital of the Russian Federation in 1943. Youth in the postwar years is not a very easy time, but Alexander believed in the best. Starting from the age of 15, he helped the family - got a job as a loader. The beginning of his career was laid in the House of Pioneers, (such houses in the USSR were located in each district) in a quiet Timiryazevsky district of