Art history analysis and description of Pierre Auguste Renoir's painting " Nude»
Parisian women are born with all the flaws, but a wonderful fairy gives any of their flaws charm and charm. This fairy is grace. Heinrich Heine The painting "naked" was…

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ENGLISH WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS OF THE OLD MASTERS
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Art history analysis and description of Paul Gauguin's painting " the Queen. (The king's wife)»
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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.

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Trying to please the spoiled audience, the first genre artists wrote light beautiful scenes, often on foreign material. Such pictures were supposed to delight the eye and please the heart.

Time passed, and by the second half of the XIX century, genre painting pushed all other genres into the background. Viewers now did not tell the brush masters which subjects to choose for the paintings. On the contrary, artists have already dictated to the public what phenomena of modern life should be paid attention to.

At this time, most of the paintings told about the suffering of the poor, the horrors of prisons, the disenfranchisement of women, and children dying from overwork. Works in which there was no public criticism of the vices at that time was not popular. Since the end of the nineteenth century, the country has entered an era of great change.

People saw how a stable, well-established way of life goes into the past, and instead of it, something new, unknown is born. The artists felt this very acutely. Some of them painted pictures that reflected these changes, while others were in a hurry to capture the very features of Russian life that were destined to disappear.

Historical genre painting flourished, the masters of which lovingly reproduced the realities that they remembered from their distant youth, or even the circumstances of other, long-gone eras. People clung to the past, even if it was far away. It seemed clear and reliable, in contrast to the uncertain present and uncertain future.

Finally, some artists tried to hide in the world of their fantasies.the paintings they created can only be called genre Paintings. They reproduced real life, but from some almost fantastic point of view, so that real people, friends and acquaintances, looked like ghosts in their pictures, and real places, such as a cottage or a street near the house, looked like enchanted realms.

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