Watercolor is the unique kind of paints that is distinguished by a special clarity and glow of color.
The peculiarity of the portraits painted by watercolor is their intimacy, refinement, ability to unfold innermost thoughts and feelings of the people. Having looked at the portrait of Nicolay 1
It seems to us that we can tell a lot of things about his character and manners. Don't you think so?
At the beginning of the 19 century portraits in watercolor which a person could take with him in the journey especially strongly cultivated intimacy and interest to human's personality.
One of the peculiarities of the romanticism - a neglect of everything "ungraceful" and common -vividly revealed in the portraits painted by watercolor. Portraits in watercolor evoke one of the best feelings such as excitement, admiration and gladness in our hearts.