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Description of the painting by Dmitry Levitsky “Portrait of Suvorov”

Date of writing - 1786. Tropinin and Moscow artists of his time, Moscow. The author created the portrait of the great generalissimo, according to some information, from memory, using the rumors and impressions of people who saw Suvorov. Alexander Vasilyevich refused to pose, referring to employment. The artist specifically refused to represent the character in full growth - this allowed the viewer to shift his attention to the personal qualities of the person being depicted, without being distracted by the parade paraphernalia corresponding to the status of an important person.
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Description of the painting Masaccio Crucifix

The painting “Crucifixion” by the Italian master Masaccio was painted in 1426 to decorate the premises of the Pisa chapel Santa Maria del Carmine. It is the most famous and accurate picture of Masaccio in terms of dating and cost, since the customer, in view of the special impression made by him, scrupulously documented all the data regarding his order.
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Description of the painting Vasily Polenov on Lake Tiberias

One of the most penetrating paintings of the genius of the Russian landscape has an inaccurate dating of creation: approximately 1885. Polenov depicted the Tiberias (Genisaret) lake more than once, the painter dedicated several paintings of the Gospel cycle to this place. He visited the area in Palestine when he first traveled to eastern countries.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky "Malakhov Kurgan"

Year of creation - 1893, used canvas and oil, size: 71 by 84 cm. Located in Theodosia Art Gallery. I.K. Aivazovsky, Theodosius, Crimea. An interesting story written by the famous Soviet art critic L. A. Wagner is devoted to the creation of this picture. In 1892, Ilya Konstantinovich spent the winter in a small mansion in St. Petersburg and worked a lot with rapture, forgetting to eat.
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Description of the painting by Anton Losenko "Abel"

Year of foundation - 1768 The painting can be seen in the Kharkov Museum of Fine Arts. For several years, the artist studied classical painting abroad, improving his writing skills. Creating copies from the paintings of the great Raphael, he managed to achieve a high level of drawing. By the time of painting, Losenko had thoroughly studied full-scale school, so he proceeded to depict a man in full growth with great knowledge of the matter.
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Description of the painting Alfred Dedreux Pug in an armchair

Pug in an Armchair is one of the central paintings in the work of the French animal artist Alfred Dedreux, which is currently in the collection of the State Hermitage Museum. The image itself, written in 1857, is frankly satirical and parody, although it still remains a mystery, which prompted the hand of the master to create this painting.
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Description of the painting Konstantin Somov Bookplate

“Exlibris” by Konstantin Andreyevich Somov is a striking combination of thin lines and voluminous, as if descended from their pedestals elements of antique forms, which, by the wave of an author’s hand, turns into a unique and recognizable design sign, full of symbols and mysteries. A small digression: the ex-libris is a kind of book A property mark saying that the publication belongs to a specific person.
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Description of the painting Rene Magritte "Nostalgia"

The painting is dated 1940, is stored in one of the Belgian museums. Rene Margitt is known in art circles as the author of mysterious, mysterious paintings. They need to be considered long and carefully to see the real, sometimes deeply hidden, meaning of the canvas. The key to Margitt’s “cryptography” is the words of Herbert Reed, who considered the artist to be a master of the image of something non-existent, images and paintings that live only in the author’s bizarre fantasies.
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Description of the painting Francisco de Goya “Shipwreck”

Katrina "Shipwreck" was written by the artist in 1800. It depicts the rocky coast of the raging sea. In the center of the picture, on a flat stretch of rocky shore, is a standing woman in a bright yellow dress. Her arms are raised up to the sky. She screams like that. Her dress is wet and tattered on her chest.
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Description of the painting by Ilya Repin “The arrival of Tsars John and Peter Alekseevich to the Semenovsky amusement yard, accompanied by a retinue

This picture was painted by the great Russian artist in 1900, but the work tells of the years when Tsars Ivan and Peter Alekseevich Romanov lived. The picture “The arrival of Tsars John and Peter Alekseevich to the Semenovsky Amusing Court accompanied by a retinue” depicts a real event. In the XVII century, Alexei Mikhailovich was very fond of falconry and tried his best to develop this area in Russia.
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Description of the painting by Kazimir Malevich "Children"

Year of creation - 1908, genre sketches made by gouache. The picture is in the State Museum of Fine Arts. A. PushkinPicture "Children" is full of children's figures - kids of different ages play, communicate, and do their urgent children's affairs. The picture is strikingly similar to the picture of a childish inept hand.
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Description of the icon of Andrei Rublev "Ascension of the Lord"

The Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir was famous for its frescoes and icons. The main icon painters working on the interior of the building were Andrei Rublev and Daniil Cherny. It was under the attentive gaze of Andrei Rublev that the two masters created the icon of the Ascension of the Lord. This icon depicts one of the most important moments for the Orthodox Church in the life of Jesus Christ - the Ascension.
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Description of the painting Konstantin Korovin Okhotino

Bright colors. Energetic texture of the stroke. The energy of strokes creates the effect of the movement of clouds and the rustle of leaves, the texture of applying strokes enlivens the whole landscape - it moves and shimmers when the viewer's gaze moves. The effect is very unusual and delightful. The village of Okhotino is a special love of the artist, therefore the whole picture is saturated with enthusiasm and love.
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Description of the sculpture of Theodosius Fedorovich Shchedrin “Venus”

Venus is the goddess of beauty and youth. Theodosius Shchedrin created this sculpture, intending to convey his idea of ​​female beauty. A woman, presented in the form of a sculpture, amazes the viewer with the smoothness and accuracy of her forms. The construction of her figure is characterized by softness and undulation, and the pose in which she stands is associated with calm and leisurely.
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Description of Claude Lorren’s painting “Morning”

The painting of the 17th century French artist Claude Lorren is a reproduction on the canvas of a biblical plot about the meeting of Jacob with Rachel with his future love for many years. Date of creation - 1666. The outstanding master of landscape, one of the best landscape painters in France, showed his divine talent in the picture in all breadth and power.
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