«The Ninth Wave".The painting is in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.On the canvas size 221h332 see the great Russian marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky in 1850 depicted the struggle with the elements of four sailors, shipwrecked.The huge blue-green waves, illuminated by the setting luminary is about to overwhelm spar - last support poor people.Aivazovsky painted more than six thousand works, and all of them were found in the author's life.The artist worked quickly.One of his famous paintings was painted during a lesson in art school as an example for students.
painting "Mona Lisa" ("La Gioconda") located at the Louvre in Paris, written by the great artist Leonardo da Vinci in 1505.The whole world has
learned about it after a 1911 painting was stolen by an employee of the museum.Art historians established the name of the woman depicted in the famous painting.She was the wife of a merchant from Florence Lisa Gherardini.Her enigmatic smile has become a topic of many new works, philosophical reflection and debates.
painting "Black Square" by Kazimir Malevich, established in 1915, is still ambiguous attitude is, disputes and different conclusions.Everyone can take a white sheet and draw on it a black square, but only the first Malevich realized to make it a picture, calling it the pinnacle of everything.The deep philosophical meaning inherent in the painting, making "Black Square" one of the most famous works of humanity, to which everyone can meet at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
In New York, the Museum of Modern Art is stored Salvador Dali painting "The Persistence of Memory" (1931).The modern theory of the relativity of time and only appeared classic impressionism successfully mixed on a canvas the size of the entire 24h33 see. It shows the current soft watches.Daly argued that it prompted the idea just kind of melted cheese.
«Sistine Madonna" by Raphael (1512) is now in the Dresden Gallery of Old Masters.The huge canvas (256h196 cm) was intended to decorate the altar of the monastery.It depicts a woman holding a baby.To her right, the Holy Madonna indicating the direction tilted her head to the left Saint Barbara.The background is a lot of small angelic heads.Two angel perched near the bottom edge of the picture.