Male portrait - Antonello da Messina. 31x25.2 A Sicilian artist who worked in Venice and continued the tradition of her art, Antonello da Messina (circa 1430-1479) studied painting in the Netherlands, combining the features of the Venetian and Northern Renaissance in his work. The dark background of the picture, from which the face of the depicted, subtle psychology and the desire not to retreat one iota from the truth of life when working on a person’s image - these are the features of Dutch portraiture.
One of the newest museums in St. Petersburg is the interesting “Museum of Water”, which is located within the walls of the waterworks. It is not easy to climb to the highest floors of the tower, especially for people with disabilities, as well as for older people. An elevator was built specifically for this. A monument to the water carrier, which is made of bronze, stands in front of the museum.
Allegory with Venus and Cupid - Agnolo Bronzino. Between 1540-1550 Bronzino served as a court painter at Cosimo I, Grand Duke of Tuscany. The painting, painted around 1540-1550, is a masterpiece of diversity and intrigue, since here male and female figures of all ages are placed in a shallow perspective throughout the canvas, which makes the eye zigzag to move from one part of the composition to another.
Ivan Shishkin was born on January 25, 1832 in Yelabuga (Vyatka province, now Tatarstan). His father was a merchant of the second guild - Ivan Vasilievich Shishkin. Even in childhood, Shishkin was an outstanding person. His honesty has always been incorruptible, thanks to which he became relatively young as the mayor in Elabuga and stayed in this position for 8 years.
This museum, without exaggeration, is one of the man-made wonders of Europe. And this is not quite an ordinary museum - here you can pick up the exhibits and take a closer look, among them there are working copies. The "visiting card" of the technical museum is visible from afar - one of the legendary S-47 Douglas Skytrain aircraft was hoisted over the roof of a five-story glass building, in 1948, which supplied West Berlin blocked by Soviet troops.
The Brooklyn Museum is one of the richest and oldest museums in the world, which is located in the beautiful halls of the palace - a magnificent building of the academic classical style. The museum is truly huge, its total area is more than fifty thousand square meters. The permanent collection of this unique museum is famous not only in the USA, but throughout the world.