Tue. Jul 5th, 2022

On the reverse side of the postcard, the author is indicated, in what technique the work was done, the size and the museum in which the painting is kept. So the sizes turn out to be simply gigantic.

1.Wave, 650000 x 170 cm

Croatian artist Djuro Shiroglavic in 2007 painted a picture of incredible size, several kilometers long. The painting was sold, and the proceeds from the sale were used to help children orphaned as a result of the war in the Balkans. The painting with an area of ​​10,800 square meters was included in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest painting in the world.

2.Journey of humanity, 5000 x 3000 cm

The painting by the artist Sakha Jafri, with an area of ​​1500 square meters, is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest painting in the world. The work, with an area of ​​1579 square meters, is based on drawings of children from 140 countries sent by Jafri. In 2020, the carina was sold at auction for a record $62 million. The painting was so large that it was cut and fixed on separate frames.

3.Painting Marriage in Cana of Galilee, 677 x 990 cm

Painting by Italian painter Paolo Veronese based on the gospel story. The painting depicts about 130 figures, including portraits of famous rulers of the Renaissance.

4.48 women, 300 x 1600 cm

The work of the Italian artist Omar Gagliani. Strictly speaking, this is not one picture, but a collage of 48 portraits of Russian women, written in pencil on wood. The work took 2 years, 36 portraits were painted from life, the rest from photographs.

5.Painting Appearance of Christ to the people, 540 x 750 cm

Painting by artist Alexander Ivanov. The plot of the canvas is also connected with the Gospel – the appearance of Jesus Christ during the baptism of people at the Jordan River.

6.Night watch, 363 x 437 cm

Painting by the Dutch artist Rembrandt. The painting was ordered by the rifle company of Captain Frans Banning Cock and paid 1,600 florins.

7.Painting Among the waves, 285 x 429 cm

The work of the famous marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky. The painting “Among the Waves” was very dear to the author, she did not leave the borders of Feodosia and was transferred to the city of Feodosia.

8.Freedom Leading the People, 260 x 325 cm

Painting by French artist Eugene Delacroix. The plot of the painting is the French Revolution, in the center is a woman known as Marianne – a symbol of the French Republic and the personification of the national motto “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”.

9.Birth of Venus, 172 x 278 cm

Painting by Italian artist Sandro Botticelli. The painting illustrates the ancient Greek myth of the birth of Venus.

10.Water lines, 130 x 152 cm

The artist Claude Oscar Monet in the early 18th century painted a whole series of paintings of a pond with water lilies. One of the most important works is written between 1897-1899.

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