Sappho and Faon - Jacques-Louis David. 225.3x262Founder of French neoclassicism, Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) painted the picture by order of Prince N. The ancient Greek poetess Sappho was a favorite heroine of artists of this direction. The legend tells that she fell in love with the handsome sailor Faon.
Horsewoman - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 206 x 291.5 cm The creation of Bryullov brought a fresh stream of romanticism to the painting of Russian classicism. The artist’s works are marked by the affirmation of the sensual beauty of the human body, dramatic expression of images, subtle psychologism. The painting “The Horsewoman” was commissioned by Countess Yu.
Lady at Virgin - Jan Vermeer Delft. 51.8x45.2Jan Vermeer Delftsky - the largest master of Dutch painting, the greatest representative of the golden age of Dutch art. The National Gallery stores two paintings by the artist, both with musical, and specifically with clavier plots. The works depict a young woman behind a virgin and, in addition to the stage of playing music, contain a certain allegorical meaning: a love theme is traced in their substantial context.
31 years of military experience in the US Navy. The aircraft carrier "Interpid" was launched on August 16, 1943 and, having served until 1974, was decommissioned and subject to dismantling, but thanks to the initiative of Zakaria Fisher, a millionaire and philanthropist, the ship had a different fate. Now this warship, parked at pier number 86 in New York, has become an aerospace and naval museum, and was officially opened to visitors in 1982.
Fans of unusual museums today are waiting for a surprise. This is where the unique museum of the Titanic ship is located. Our article is devoted to excursions in this museum. The building of the museum is an absolutely exact copy of the sunken ship, with a scale of 1: 2. Already not entering the museum itself - it is impressive. Before entering the museum, each visitor is issued a ticket, as if he were a passenger of a ship.
Among the most reputable wine producers - France occupies a leading position. Visit the Lavinia wine boutique and the Montmartre wine festival, dine in the Silver Tower restaurant, contemplating evening Paris. What could be more beautiful and more amazing? Probably the only French wine museum! This museum is relatively young, but this place has a rich wine history.