The artist in shades of blue, blue, created a lively, magical picture of a moonlit night, park and palace. Quiet. Nature sleeps under the moonlight, and only two lit windows
Benois was an artist, theorist and critic of art, his pen belongs to many monographs and studies devoted to both the masters of painting and the history of art in
In the Palace of Versailles there is an Orangery designed not only to cover the delicate exotic plants, but also to make a deep impression on the visitors. In winter,
In the center of the picture is a Chinese pavilion, located directly on the water. He was called “Revnivets”, apparently because of the frequent seclusion of couples in love with
Big Trianon is a palace in the territory of the Versailles Park. The walls of the palace are faced with pink marble outside, hence its first name – “Marble Trianon”.
The theme of the painting Benois “Versailles: Louis XIV feeds the fish” was inspired by the walks of the artist himself on Versailles. The extinction of the “king-of-the-sun” era on
In this picture there is no trace of the playfulness of rococo. In this picture, the image of nature, artificially created by the hand of man – genuine majesty and
The artist takes the viewer to the end of the 18th century. A picture of an army parade unfolds on the winter parade ground. Emperor Paul I in a company
Since childhood, the famous Russian modernist Alexander Benois was drawn to the study and portrayal of European and Russian baroque. He with great success in his works united traditional Russian
Since ancient times in Western Europe people liked to arrange masquerades with masks, with costumes. In France, the love for masquerades, for dressing up, dancing and festivities was especially great.