Description of the artwork «The demon sitting»
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Thirteen Demons by Mikhail Vrubel
The amazing and incomprehensible Mikhail Vrubel was born on 17 March 1856. What were the wings to take his spirit away on 14 April 1910? White or black ones? The fantastic and mystical world of Vrubel, his sensual aesthetics fascinated, attracted and... repelled contemporaries. His work, his spirit remains a mystery – did the painful or brilliant consciousness lead this artist?
Encyclopedia of Symbols
All shades of blue
Any color is good if used by a master. Now we accept opulent colors in painting as typical, though the same technique has not always been applied. It was not long since beautiful blue has become appreciated in the iconography. Let's examine all hues of blue from its symbolic point of view.