Author: Paul Gauguin Museum: Museum d'Orsay Year: 1893 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Self-portrait - Paul Gauguin. 1893. Rough oil on canvas. 46 x 38 cm A self-portrait of Gauguin in a hat was begun at the end of the first Tahitian period, and finished in Paris. Connoisseurs of creativity Gauguin immediately attract the attention of not the artist himself, but the background on which he captured himself.
Author: Vasily Kandinsky Museum: Tretyakov Gallery Year: 1913 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Composition VII - Vasily Kandinsky. 1913. Oil on canvas 200x300 cm. In addition to the detailed theoretical substantiations of his work, Kandinsky left more than 30 sketches, which demonstrate how carefully the preparatory process for writing Composition VII went.
Author: Peter Paul Rubens Museum: Pinakothek, Munich Year: 1618 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Battle of the Greeks with Amazons - Peter Paul Rubens. 1618. Wood, oil. 121x215; 165.5 cm One of the most dramatic works of Rubens and the Baroque era as a whole is the painting The Battle of the Greeks with the Amazons.
Author: Hans Holbein Jr Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1533 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Ambassadors - Hans Holbein Jr. 1533. Wood, oil. 207x209.5 A rare picture provokes such heated debates and discussions about its content as the "Ambassadors" of Hans Holbein the Younger.
Author: Hieronymus Bosch Museum: Prado Museum Year: 1475-1480 Click on image to enlarge Picture Description: Seven Deadly Sins and Four Last Things - Hieronymus Bosch. 1475-1480. Board, oil. 120 x 150 cm This original painting, referring to the early period of the artist's work, is often called the worktop for its appearance and purpose, which it never realized.
Author: Antoine Watteau Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1715-1718 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Love song - Jean Antoine Watteau. 1715-1718. Canvas, oil. 50,8x59,7 Jean Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) - French painter, founder of the Rococo style. From 1712, Watteau became a visitor to the Academy of Painting and Sculpture, founded in Paris in 1648, but for a long time did not belong to it.