Madonna and Child with Saints (Altar Column) - Rafael Santi. 172.4x172.4 Painting is an early work of Raphael, whose work is one of the peaks of the Italian Renaissance, and was originally located in the monastery of St. Anthony of Padua in Perugia. The image of the Madonna and Child with the upcoming saints was the central part of the altar, which in 1678 fell into the collection of the Dukes of Colonna in Rome.
The uncertainty of the poet is Giorgio de Chirico. 106x94In the works of the period from the beginning of the 19th century, de Chirico quite often found images of bananas. The choice of these images is sexually motivated, although it may also be due to recollections of evening walks with Guillaume Apollinaire. On the streets of Paris, one could often see trays of banana sellers.
Berlin Street - Georg Gross. 81,3x60German artist, who lived in America for a long time, combined in his painting the features of expressionism, futurism, "New materiality" and Dadaism. A street, a city and a man in a country in crisis are the main themes of his work in the years when the painting “Berlin Street” was painted.
Without a guide, this biggest attraction of old Rome can not be seen, even though this palace occupies a whole block. The palace, a green courtyard and inscriptions warning that this is a private property - there are still enough of these in Rome, however, this is where one of the most valuable collections of Italian painting and sculpture is located.
Diana's return from the hunt - Peter Paul Rubens. 136x184B 1608 Rubens (1577-1640), returning from Italy to Antwerp, brought with him an interest in the heritage of ancient art and literature, which did not fade in him all his life and became the cornerstone in creativity and reflection on art. He used the plots of Greek and Roman mythology for many of his paintings, especially custom ones.
Dance - Henri Matisse. 260x391Panel “Dance” (along with “Music”) S. Matisse ordered S. Schukin to decorate the stairs of the mansion in Moscow. Before being sent to Russia, it was exhibited at the Autumn Salon and caused a scandal: the organizers and the audience called the artist crazy, and the customer got it, who was accused of collecting garbage.