The Newspaper Museum in Germany in Aachen opened in 1931. In 1854, walking along the river, he noticed a fisherman who was busy with his catch. Forkenbek suddenly ran to him and hit him, saying that the newspapers were too valuable to wrap fish in them! After the death of Oscar von Forkenbeck, his wife bequeathed to the state 80,000 newspapers and 1,500 books from the collection of the deceased husband.
Like, the Schiavoni promenade and the lagoon near San Marco - Francesco Guardi. 122x152.5Veneti Guardi devoted almost all of his work to “Vedut” - the image of urban landscapes. He often painted some corners of his beloved city, and less often - panoramas like the one presented on this canvas. In the foreground is a lagoon with ships, boats and people in them, and in the distance, beyond all this boiling life, you can see the Doge's Palace , Piazza San Marco and Torre del Oroolgio - Clock Tower, and above all stretches a huge sky with clouds floating on it.
A wonderful catch - Raphael. 1515-1516 A wonderful catch of fish, one of the miracles created by Christ, is the first plot in a series of ten sketches for tapestries that Pope Leo X ordered Raphael for the Sistine Chapel in Rome. Raphael painted these sketches in 1515-1516; copied by many weavers, they became widely known throughout Europe.
The lady in blue is Konstantin Andreevich Somov. 103x103 "Lady in Blue" - a portrait picture, which depicts the artist E. Martynova, a close friend of the author and his fellow student at the Academy of Arts. Before us is an old stylized park and a woman dressed in a luxurious dress of the XVIII century with her complex spiritual world.
Amsterdam is a very amazing city. On the Prinsengracht street 263 is the house-museum of Anne Frank. For a start, let's look at who Anne Frank is and why the museum was opened in Holland in honor of her. Anna is a little Jewish girl who was hiding from the Nazis in this house for a long time. She was not there alone.
The lady in the garden of St. Address is Claude Monet. 82x101 Claude Monet (1840-1926) - French painter of the second half of the XIX century, one of the founders of the direction of impressionism in art. In his works, he sought to catch the uniqueness and variability of nature in a certain time period. Monet's work is diverse, but his favorite theme was landscapes, which were entirely created in the open air.