Painting Lisa with an umbrella is one of the most lively and voluminous works of the author. The play of light and darkness on the canvas gives the composition more volume and expression, which is why the work of art attracts the eye. The main figure of the canvas is Lisa Treo - a girl who was passionately loved by the artist.
A truly Russian artist I. Repin shows us his vision of French life on the canvas of 1875 "Paris Cafe". Two years earlier, he received from the Academy the right to travel abroad in order to further study the craft of painting. Upon arrival in the French capital, Repin was not impressed by the classics, his soul was attracted by the real life of the city and the nascent currents in art.
I.S.Kulikov is an outstanding Russian portrait painter. He painted not just portraits, but filled the characters with originality. The artist was interested in culture and folklore, which could not but reflect on his work. The portrait “Old Man Reading” has another name “Portrait of the Old Believer”. The canvas is one of the most famous.
Fresco The Last Judgment of the great representative of the Renaissance Giotto, for more than 500 years, adorns the walls of a small church in Padua. Thanks to Giotto, the Skrovegni church or chapel became world famous and turned into a place of pilgrimage for thousands of tourists. This vast image of the Last Judgment, which is located in the western part of the church, is dominated by the great Jesus Christ, majestically towering in the center.
When this painting was painted, Ilya Repin was at the peak of creativity, he created one masterpiece after another, had a fee, he had a wonderful family, with whom he moved to the capital, here he teamed up with the most prominent Russian artists who met him and his work quite generously, exhibited with a cycle of masterfully painted portraits, sold his works for good money at that time, made new friends in Moscow.
The representative of the post-impressionism trend, the artist departs from the concept of instant transmission of the sensually - emotional picture of the world. He is trying to convey the deep philosophical meaning of being. Small details, the rules of the physiological structure of the body and the central figures of the composition become unnecessary. The transmission of information with the help of color spots with the symbol of figures and faces comes to the fore.