In the XVIII-XIX centuries, foreign painters, architects, sculptors came to work in Russia, bringing the traditions of European art culture into Russian art. For many of them, Russia becomes their second homeland. In 1807, an eight-year-old boy, Fidelio Giovanni (later renamed Fyodor Antonovich), comes to St. Petersburg with his father, Italian artist and restorer Antonio Bruni.
The future talented master of landscape, genre and historical painting was born in 1844 in a large and enlightened noble family. It was Vasily’s surroundings in his childhood that had a great influence on him, making him susceptible to various manifestations of life and giving him the opportunity to reflect his feelings on the canvas.
A huge, simply unimaginable number of attractions, cultural monuments, treasures of world culture in Rome provide tourists with impressions at any time of the year. Autumn, among all other seasons, is even preferable, because there is no that exhausting heat, which can not be hidden in the capital of Italy in the summer.
What does Amsterdam offer tourists in December? If you are going to visit the freest city in December, then the visit program should be worked out and planned in advance. It's all about the weather: continuous rain and air temperature from zero to five degrees Celsius. Worse than the weather and hard to imagine.
The Fall of Icarus - Peter Brueghel the Elder. 73.5 x 112 cm. The magnificent painting “The Fall of Icarus” was created by Dutch artist Peter Brueghel the Elder. This combination of an amazing landscape with a mythological genre scene opens up a fresh, deep view of the world. The flight of Icarus symbolizes the high flight of creative imagination, thoughts, new discoveries, achievements, victories and the eternal pursuit of truth.
In our world there is a huge variety of museums: art, historical, military; young and already existing; informative and impressive. Not a single person in the world will be able to visit all the museums in his entire life, so here you have to choose - which museums to go to?