The Natural History Museum is located on Maria Teresa Square, immediately opposite the Museum of Art History, which is identical to it in architecture. Inside, in the lobby, all visitors are greeted by Darwin himself, sitting on Galapagos turtles. The construction of the museum lasted 18 years and ended in 1889, at the same time opening its doors to the public.
Category Museums and Art
Paris organ grinder - Vasily Grigorievich Perov. 76.2 x 56 cmPerfectly painted by Vasily Perov, the painting "The Parisian organ grinder." The artist showed himself as a person who thinks deeply, noticing human problems and the psychology of people. In front of the viewer is a poor street organ grinder, earning pennies by daily playing the instrument.
This is not to say that the Swedish capital is replete with museums. But you must admit that 70 storages of the past of very different contents, material supply and the level of technical equipment are more than enough for a city with a little more than 800 thousand people. Among the museums of Stockholm there are three that stand out from a number of fairly traditional institutions: Skansen, Vasa, Unibaken: Skansen provides an opportunity to get acquainted with the cultural characteristics of the country, nation, individual regions.
The girl on the balcony is Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov. 77 x 50 cmThis painting, the first title of which was “On the Terrace”, was never exhibited during the life of Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov. The artist’s wife, after his death, handed her over to the Radishchev Museum of the city of Saratov. Art historians believe that it was written by a master after meeting with the work of the Impressionists during their stay in France, and in style it is very reminiscent of their work.
Flowers in a blue vase - Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel. 16 x 24 cm Among the works of Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel there are very accurate and exquisite images of flowers. With watercolors or a pencil, the artist creates not only drawings, but also sketches for painting porcelain, patterns for embroidery, and paints fans. At the same time, he enthusiastically and very realistically draws both magnificent roses and orchids, and simple heliotropes, forget-me-nots, modest wild flowers.
After the thunderstorm - Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. 102 x 159 cm At the end of the 1870s, Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi became a peak in popularity as an artist. The journey from a simple boy interested in art from a simple family to a creator of international magnitude was filled with hardships and hardships. However, now they are all overcome.
“Bookstores on the Spassky bridge in the 17th century”, Apollinariy Mikhailovich Vasnetsov - description of the painting
Bookstores on Spassky Bridge in the 17th century - Apollinariy Mikhailovich Vasnetsov. 49 x 66 cm Apollinaris Mikhailovich Vasnetsov, enthusiastically studying archeology and history, in love with old Moscow, recreated its appearance in a large cycle of paintings. Thanks to him, we can imagine what it used to be, to see buildings that have not survived to our days, such as this Spassky bridge.
At the turn of the 19th-20th centuries in Russian art, realism was replaced by symbolism, a new direction encompassed theater, literature, music, and painting. One of the prominent representatives of this trend was the artist Viktor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov. He was born in Saratov on April 2, 1870, in the family of a railway employee.
In Norway, museum work is thoroughly and very creative. Each of the institutions is technically well-equipped, the location of the exhibits is extraordinary, and in terms of the richness of its collections, the Norwegian museums are superior to many large European historical repositories. In Norway there are several main values worthy of museum storage: nature, marine history, modern art.
The vision of the prophet Ezekiel - Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel. 102 x 55 cmThe last years of the life of Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel. A slight improvement came after a serious mental illness, and he again returns to the image of the Prophet, inspired by the poem of A.S. Pushkin. Almost blind, the artist begins to sketch a painting dedicated to one of the visions of the prophet Ezekiel - the appearance of a chariot drawn by four winged creatures with four faces: a calf, a lion, an eagle and a human being.
Barcelona is one of the most attractive places for tourists from all over the world. The reason for this is the presence of a large number of diverse attractions, including interesting architectural and historical monuments, numerous museums, most of which are truly unique.
Girls with a letter - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko. Oil on canvas. Yaroshenko’s works are characterized by depth: in each of his works there is artistic skill, motives of social justice, and deep, intuitively felt morality. Yaroshenko was a subtle observer: even the most insignificant detail did not escape his gaze.
The girl on the background of the Persian carpet is Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel. 104.5 x 68.4 cm One of the early paintings, painted by Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel in Kiev, where he was invited to work on the murals of the Cyril Church. Often visiting the pawnshop (Vrubel was well acquainted with its owner), the artist spent a long time examining the jewelry and wonderful things stored there.
Cathedral I, Friedensreich Hundertwasser - description of the cathedral Cathedral I - Friedensreich Hundertwasser. 1951. Watercolor. 67 x 50 cm "Houses in the snow in silver rain with a red carpet", Friedensreich HundertwasserHouses in the snow in silver rain with a red carpet - Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Conducted - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko. 125 x 150 cmIn Yaroshenko's painting “Spent”, we see an elderly man who, having spent his loved ones on a long journey, thinks about how he would be homesick without them. It is indicative that he does not look after the departing trains. This man, having lived a long and difficult life, understands that in this way he will not alleviate his suffering.
On a swing - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko. 58 x 40 cmPicture of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko “On the Swing” was first presented at the Traveling Exhibition of 1889. It depicts a soldier riding on a swing and a maid, whom he expertly cares for. Events take place in Kaluga province on Spirits Day - a very important Christian holiday, associated in Russia with many preserved pagan rites.
Harmony - Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov. 162 x 90 cm Returning from France, Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov creates his own world in paintings, full of romanticism and charm of the past years. Dreams of beauty are reflected in this genre scene. Quiet summer evening. The high sky is gradually changing its color: smoky blue, pale lilac colors merge with the coral reflections of the setting sun.
Spring - Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov. 71 x 98 cm The nineteenth century is drawing to a close. They are searching for new styles and new directions, the main task of which is the transfer of their feelings and emotional experiences. The works are filled with bright sadness about the past time, dreams of unreal beauty, dreams of perfect harmony.
Shat-gora (Elbrus) - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko. 70 x 159 cm The painter often depicts the Caucasus Mountains. As his life approaches sunset, the theme of mountain greatness is increasingly found in his works. In the distance stands the majestic Elbrus, touching his white apex to the firmament. Wavy clouds are floating in front of him.
“Grandfather and grandson” - Vasily Grigorievich Perov. 78 x 62 cm The critical and satirical view of the artist Vasily Perov can be traced in many of his works. He is known for his work on the life and life of ordinary people, about their oppressed and disenfranchised position in society, about unhappy children, poor old people, and humiliated and insulted people.
Museum-Reserve "Manor Popova", Ukraine, VasilyevkaHistorical and architectural museum-reserve "Fazenda Popova" is located in the northern part of the outbuilding of a beautiful palace complex, slightly reminiscent of the Vorontsov castle in Crimea. And there is a hacienda in the small town of Vasilyevka, in Zaporozhye. The city received its name in honor of Vasily Popov, a major general of the tsarist army, who in 1784 received from Catherine II the colorful lands along the Karachekrak river.