Portrait of MA Bek by Karl Bryullov

Painter Bryullov found his true vocation in portrait painting, reaching in his portraits and paintings of the highest pictorial class. The heroes of Bryullov’s portraits are almost always attractive. This

Horsewoman by Karl Bryullov

One of the most famous of his works, “The Horsewoman”, Karl Bryullov wrote at the request of the Countess Julia Samoilova in 1832. The name of Samoilov can be considered