Russian genre painting
Russian genre painting was born at the end of the XVIII century, in an era of domination of portraits and large canvases with historical, biblical and mythological subjects. See also…

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How to create a collection
The largest collections belong to successful and wealthy owners. Have you ever thought about how to create a collection? And why is one collection known, but only the family and…

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Portrait painting from a photo
Any interaction often involves mutual use as well. If photography initially perceived such pictorial structures as composition and the system of genres, so that "the first person who saw the…

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ANTIQUE MARKET IN EUROPE, FAKES IN THE ANTIQUE MARKET

Developed art market appears in the XVII century. in the Netherlands, which was the first in Europe to become a bourgeois Republic. This is where the relationship between the artist and the customer develops. The state and the Church are no longer the main customers, and there are private buyers, which means that the market for art and Antiques. Before that, the Church was the main customer of art objects for artists – in Italy, Germany, and England. As such, secular art did not exist in Europe before the Renaissance.

In the XVIII century antique trade appears in virtually all countries, including Russia. Continue reading

How to buy an authentic painting
Methods for verifying authenticity when purchasing paintings, graphics, and other works of modern art. When you are going to buy a fairly expensive painting to invest money, as a gift,…

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Pictures of the city
The world of colors and romance of city everyday life. There are various subjects that inspire authors to create pictures of cities around the world. The city is beautiful in…

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Graphics by Alexander Deineka of the 1920s and 40s
Alexander Deineka entered the history of Russian art primarily as the author of mosaic panels and large thematic paintings, as an enthusiastic fan of all equipment, terrestrial and celestial, as…

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How to form a collection of paintings
Buying a painting for a collection? Some tips You may have been given a painting or you may have purchased one or more paintings and want to make a collection.…

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