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Description of the painting by Rembrandt
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Description of the painting by Rembrandt "Self-portrait in youth"

This self-portrait was painted by the artist in 1628. Recently, he returned from Amsterdam, where he studied with the established painter Peter Lastman, the artist equips his own workshop and decides on the selection of students. Young Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn is full of hope and expectation. All Rembrandt's self-portraits are very sincere and believable.

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Description of the painting by Kazimir Malevich "The Reaper"

1920s, Moscow Museum of Modern ArtPicture was the result of a creative turning point in the artist’s artistic consciousness. The reaper depicted on the canvas is a male portrait embodied in a new vision from a large collection of “working” portraits of Malevich. In the catalogs of the artist’s work, the work is accompanied by a note - “1909 motive”.
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Description of the painting Victor Popkov Two

Victor Popkov's painting “Two” depicts the relationship between a man and a woman. But the sweet love note in this work is completely absent. Here, the artist decided to show how complicated the relationship of people is. The canvas depicts a couple, clearly located on the verge of a gap, but have not yet crossed this line.
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Description of the painting by Leon-Battista Alberti Palazzo Rucellai

The era of the Italian Renaissance became famous for many genuine masterpieces of art, among which there are many architectural monuments. One of the most visited and entertaining in terms of his historical biography is the Florentine Palazzo Rucellai. In the 1980s of the XX century, UNESCO noted the high historical and artistic value of the palace in Florence by listing it as a World Heritage Site.
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Description of the painting by Andrei Krasnoselsky Grandma's tales

Andrei Andreyevich Krasnoselsky's painting “Grandmother's Tales” was written in 1866 and is dedicated to the pastors of an ordinary bourgeois evening of a provincial family from an unnamed city. In the center of the exhibition is a living room in which you can count five children, a young woman (apparently their mother) and a grandmother telling them a fairy tale.
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Description of the artwork Tintoretto Rescue Arsinoe

The painting “The Salvation of Arsinoe” was painted by the Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto in 1555-1556. It is currently stored in Dresden. It is not known for certain what prompted Tintoretto to turn to the figure of Arsinoe and make her the central character in the plot picture, if only because it is still not entirely clear what kind of Arsinoe is in question.
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Description of the painting Karl Bryullov The dream of a grandmother and granddaughter

DAWN. COLORED DREAMS. The picture carries incredible cheerful energy and is saturated with many meanings. Bright colors delight the eye, create an atmosphere of lightness and goodness of the moment. The first thing the viewer draws attention to is the room, bathed in the morning rays of the sun, which seem to highlight the secret and innermost dreams of the heroines of this artistic image.
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Description of the paintingTintoretto Susanna and the Elders

The picture is based on the Old Testament tradition. Everything happens in Babylon when the Jews ruled there. A woman of a wealthy local resident, Yakim, became the object of erotic fantasies of two old men. To get what they wanted, the elders set up a beautiful trap in the garden, where she usually bathed unaccompanied by servants.
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Description of Benvenuto Cellini's Salier

The table figurine is made of gold with a slight addition of enamel. In appearance, the salier is more like a casket than an ordinary figurine. In height, the figure reaches 26.3 centimeters, and in width - 33.5 centimeters. When Ippolito d’ Este ordered a salt shaker from Cellini, the master immediately had the idea of ​​creating a figure implying the union of the sea and the earth, as a result of which salt is born.
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Description of the painting by Andrei Rublev Last Supper

The Andrei Rublev’s Last Supper icon painted in 1425-1427 is currently kept in the Trinity-Sergius Monastery and is one of the brightest representatives of Russian icon painting. An oval table decorated in yellowish tones with small streaks of whitish spaces, which approaching the edges of the table, turn into a pure white color.
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Description of the painting Fyodor Rokotov Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Orlova

Among the unique beauty and craftsmanship of female images, the image of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Orlova, belonging to the brush of Fedor Rokotov, takes not the last place. The artist became famous, among other things, for his inimitable ability to paint an intimate portrait of a character, subtly notice his psychology, show deeply hidden and carefully hidden experiences and an elusive change of emotions.
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