The works of famous artists, when they were still children
Most well-known artists, such as Picasso, Dali and Michelangelo began to paint early and created his first famous masterpieces, before reaching the age of thirty. Meet the children's works of several prominent artists.
Albrecht Durer self-portrait at the age of thirteen (1484)
Dürer is known for his self-portraits, in which he portrayed himself in different years in the rich artistic atmosphere, but it is the first self-portrait was created at the age of 13 years, and from this it is no less valuable. The portrait was painted when he started working for his father in the jewelry shop, but very soon Albrecht realized his true vocation and began studying engraving on wood with Michael Wohlgemuth. In the end, Dürer made an impressive contribution to the art of engraving as such. Dürer is recognized as one of the most important German artists of the Renaissance.
Paul Klee, "Lady with a Parasol" (1883-1885 gg.)
Child's drawing of a Lady with an umbrella was created by Paul Klee at the age of 4-6 years. The artist found his childhood sketches, after graduating from art school, a figure lady with an umbrella - one of those that it stands out among the rest. Later, he more than once in his career, used the children's sketches for his works, because he believed that children's raw art is the most valuable.
Georgia O'Keeffe, Untitled (hand) (1902)
Georgia O'Keeffe went to study at the guest house at the age of 14 years. On the first day the students were commissioned to paint a plaster arm, and then evaluated the figures and criticized the teacher. Within a few months the artist to improve their skills, and eventually her work has been exhibited as the best in the class.
Salvador Dali, "Holiday in Figueres" (1914-1916)
Salvador Dali, "Landscape Near Figueras" (1910-1914)
Dali began painting very early. Painting "Landscape Near Figueras" was made on the card, and if you look carefully, it can be seen. Many of his works reflect a traditional Catalan landscape. Such was the birthplace of the wizard. In his address to the painting influenced by a family friend, the artist Pichot, who later advocated that Daly was educated at art school in Madrid, and thus helped the young Dalí make first professional steps.
Pablo Picasso, "Picador" (1889-1890)
Picasso was always confident in his works, as he claimed that he never drew as a child. His father, who was a teacher at the art school, sometimes asked him to add some finishing touches to his own paintings. Baby Picasso works really betray his immense talent manifested itself at an early age. The painting "Picador" - the earliest surviving works, and it was created by an artist at the age of eight.
Edward Hopper, "The boy, looking at the sea" (1891)
Hopper began to paint when he was only five years old. He grew up in an ordinary family, so parents could give him only a minimal support and tools necessary for painting. Picture "The boy, looking at the sea" was painted on the report card of the author's achievement in third grade. He lived by the river, so many of his children's drawings on the back of various documents were inspired by the landscape, which the boy had seen from the window.
Michelangelo Buonarroti "Torments of St. Anthony" (1487)
Michelangelo began to show an incredible attention to detail in his paintings at the age of about 12 years. Work "Torments of St. Anthony" is considered the first of his paintings, however, it was a copy of the work of Martin Schongauer, with minor changes - a demon with weights (under the influence of the campaign on the market) and Italian landscapes in the background.