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Description of the painting by William Blake "The Great Red Dragon"

The painting "Red Dragon" was written by an English artist, engraver and poet William Blake in the period from 1803 to 1810. The canvas also has other names “Red Dragon and a Woman Dressed in the Sun” and “The Great Red Dragon”. The work was done in watercolor, graphite and ink in the style of romanticism. The plot came from chapter 12 of the Apocalypse.
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Description of Ilya Mashkov’s Self-Portrait

In Moscow art life, Ilya Mashkov appeared at the beginning of the twentieth century. He was the author of the creation of the creative association of avant-garde artists, which was called "Jack of Diamonds." His works were exhibited until 1917, until the collapse of the association. In 1911, "Self-portrait" was born at the very beginning of the author's artistic career.
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Description of the painting by Eugene Delacroix “The Death of Ophelia”

The painting is based on an episode from the tragedy of William Shakespeare Hamlet. Eugene Delacroix has always been interested in the secrets of the soul. Portraying Ophelia, in a state of deliberation, he tries to comprehend the human essence. Like many romantics, Delacroix believed that it was precisely in a state of madness or near-death torment that the deepest feelings of man come to the surface.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Maximov “Grandmother's Tales”

The painting "Grandmother's Tales" is striking in its reliability, the veracity of the image. The artist, a native of the village himself, like no one else knew and understood peasant life. Hard work, meager joys, infrequent rest, all this was part of his own destiny. Each carried his own contribution - the men coped with the hard, physical work, the women dragged the house on themselves, and they did not lag behind the men in work.
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Description "Monument to the invisible man" in Yekaterinburg

Monuments adorn our country throughout its territory. Russian people have always been considered very inventive, funny, smart. What we can see in one striking example in the city of Yekaterinburg. Who believes that monuments are remnants of the past, they are boring, then he fell behind life. There is a very unusual monument in the city.
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