Girl with peaches (Portrait of V. S. Mamontova)
Painting, 1887, 85×91 cm
Description of the artwork «Girl with peaches (Portrait of V. S. Mamontova)»
from 1450 rubBuy a reproduction
Publications about the artwork
Encyclopedia of Symbols
The window as a symbol in art
Light or dark, open or closed – the window opening as an architectural element in the paintings of artists serves not only as the background or accent of the composition, but also as a metaphor for hope, change, and step into the unknown. Let's look at the painters' windows and find out what symbols they reveal!
Pride of places. Art colonies where artists found inspiration, themes, friends, and success
Creative work is something personal, even intimate. However, in art history, there were quite a number of instances when artists did not only work in co-operation, but lived side by side. Arthive will give an overview of some European art colonies where painters and sculptors admired beautiful landscapes, drank, debated, and in the meantime, created masterpieces, styles, and artistic movements.
Encyclopedia of Styles
No doubt, you know about Impressionism a lot: you could mention the names of the famous artists and find with ease the exhibition at museums with gleaming water surface and the same image painted in different time of the day and of course you know the scandalous history of the First Impressionist Exhibition and could distinguish Monet and Manet . So, it is high time to switch to the next…