Creating the painting "Pierrot and Harlequin", Paul Cezanne created the plot, which was dedicated to the holiday of Mardi Gras. This is the last day of Shrovetide on the eve of Lent. But in the picture itself there is not even a hint of an Shrovetide carnival or a fair. Here we see only two young people dressed in carnival costumes. Apparently, they have just stepped on the stage, waiting for the festive ceremony.
One of the many masterpieces of Claude Monet - the painting "By the Sea" was painted in 1881 in oil painting. It is important to note that the artist was very fond of painting the sea and this picture is a vivid confirmation of this. In the foreground are gloomy blue, gray, green, dark brown, yellowish waves, slightly rippling sea and massive rocky cliffs.
The picture of Delacroix reflects one of the tragic episodes in the history of Greece. One day in September 1821, Turkish troops invaded the island of Chios, in the Aegean Sea. In revenge for the fact that the local population sympathized with the events of the people's liberation struggle of the Greek people against the Turkish yoke, the Turks slaughtered tens of thousands of inhabitants and stole thousands of them into slavery.
The famous work of art belonging to the brush of Ilya Repin "Seeing off the rookie" was released in 1879. The picture is made on canvas with oil paints. It has dimensions of 143x225 cm. Now the painting is exhibited in the Russian Museum, located in the city of St. Petersburg. Ideas regarding painting the canvas originated with the artist when he and his family visited the Abramtsevo estate.
The element of urban life is the central composition in the work of Peter Brueghel. On the canvas "Children's Games" shows a street strewn with children who are fooling around and playing. The picture has no limit of perspective. The artist has already turned his eyes towards the idle crowd, and this time with the accuracy of a writer he tells the audience about the absurdity of human activity.
Paul Cezanne is a French artist who is a prominent representative of the direction of post-impressionism. In his works, he tries to combine modernity and classics, society and individuality, harmony and chaos, man and nature. It was in the reconciliation of the two opposites was his life philosophy.