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Description of the painting by Odilon Redon
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Description of the painting by Odilon Redon "Flowers"

A talented artist named Odilon Redon, who lived from 1840 to 1916, can cause a separate and very strong interest among those who like impressionism most of all, the impressionists themselves and those paintings that depict flowers. there is nothing unusual or exciting with its colors, but this is only at first glance.

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Description of the painting by Ilya Repin “Portrait of M. F. Andreeva”

The picture of Ilya Repin captures one of the most brilliant women of the early twentieth century - Maria Fedorovna Andreeva. This woman was a wonderful theater actress, enjoyed great respect in cultural circles. But most importantly, she had a very bright, explosive character. It was the restless temperament of the woman who tried to convey Repin in this work.
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Description of the painting by Igor Grabar "Self-portrait"

Igor Emanuilovich Grabar painted the Self-Portrait in 1942. By this time he had gathered a whole series of paintings on this subject, among which are the well-known self-portrait of the artist with a palette in his hand, painted by him in 1934. A little later, in 1947, another masterpiece “Self-portrait in a fur coat” will be written.
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Description of the painting by Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of Sarah Siddons

“Portrait of Sarah Siddons” is the work of the famous British landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough, dating from 1785 and performed in the Rococo genre. The painting depicts the extremely popular and famous theater actress Sarah Siddons in the second half of the 18th century, an example of which clearly shows that the act of the possibility of changing one's fate is not bestowed from above, but is in the hands of the person himself.
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Description of the painting Sergei Ivanov Execution

The famous Russian artist Sergei Ivanov in the history of painting is listed as a great master of paintings on the life of ordinary people. His style is social plot painting. The tragedy of immigrants, compassionate attention to prisoners, the first Russian revolution - to study from the works of the painter, you can study the milestones of history.
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Description of the painting Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky "Autumn landscape with boats"

The painting "Autumn Landscape with Boats" was painted by V. Kandinsky in 1908. The artist preferred to write his creations from a living nature, but, paying more attention not to clarity and drawing the image, he attached more importance to color and contrast. In this picture, Kandinsky depicted the evening the pier, with the boats attached to it, and the shore in bright lights against the sunset, almost night.
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Description of the painting by Boris Valentinovich Shcherbakov “Russia near Moscow”

The area, remote from the bustle of the city, best conveys the beauty and harmony of the native land. The author chose this meadow solely because he saw in it the beauty, the soul of the Russian land. Freshly cut grass is depicted using soft green strokes of different colors. Among the grass you can see a scattering of small white flowers that do not attract much attention, but harmoniously fit into the overall composition.
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Description of the painting Vasily Perov Guitarist-Bobyl

HOPELESSNESS. Here is the first and vivid impression of the picture. The artist saw and conveyed the inner world of the hero of that time, which was relevant even after a century and a half. Perov gave a very accurate psychological description of his character. This is a man who, by his attachment to alcohol (as indicated by the bottle and a full glass on the table), led his life to a standstill.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky "Chapel on the seashore"

Painted in oil on canvas in 1847. It is stored in the Tver Regional Art Gallery, Tver, Russia. The 40s were incredibly fruitful for the artist. XIX century At that time, he traveled a lot and tried to show as many scenes as he could in his paintings. Judging by the clothes of people reminiscent of traditional Italian outfits, and, rather, the Catholic cross on the roof of the chapel, a romantic landscape of sunny Italy is presented here.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky "View of Moscow from the Sparrow Hills"

Created in 1848, materials: canvas, oil; size: oval inscribed in a rectangle 40 by 51 cm. It is stored in the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. The painting depicts a rather rare theme for Ilya Konstantinovich - the city landscape. It is made in his favorite romantic style, but with a great deal of naivety, especially when creating idealized images of peasants dressed in traditional Russian outfits: on a standing man there is a belted long braid, on women white shirts and sundresses, a scarf and a red kokoshnik.
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Description of the painting Giacomo Quarenghi Hermitage Theater

In the historical part of St. Petersburg, masterpieces and simply interesting objects of architecture are found literally at every step. Among them is the building of the Hermitage Theater located on Palace Embankment. The historical structure was erected in the XVIII century. by decree of Empress Catherine II., only the facade in the final version was designed later, two decades later.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Kandinsky “Gravity”

Vasily Vasilievich Kandinsky wrote Katrina Gravity in 1935. Against a dark background of the painting, the artist depicted a composition of clear lines, circles and squares. He marked the center of the canvas with a kind of axis from one horizontal line and several vertical ones. In the upper left corner of the canvas, he arranged a square marked out on many small squares of different colors, combining the shades of the palette of brown, pink, red, gray and black.
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Description of the painting by Andrei Ivanovich Ivanov “The Presentation of the Lord”

The painting “The Presentation of the Lord” was painted by Ivanov in the second half of the 1800s. On it, the artist depicted the gospel story about the meeting of Simeon with the baby Jesus in the temple of Jerusalem. According to the ceremony, on the fortieth day after the birth of the first-born, the parents were supposed to make a symbolic ransom in the temple of Jerusalem - an annual lamb and a young dove or dove.
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Description of the painting Konstantin Korovin Still life with flowers

Konstantin Korovin in the history of world painting remained a vivid representative of the Silver Age, one of the most prominent representatives of Russian art of the pre-revolutionary time. His paintings rightfully took their rightful place among the most significant phenomena of Russian culture. "Still Life with Flowers" (1922) - one of the last works of the artist, created at home.
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Description of the painting by Fernand Leger “Smokers”

Fernand Leger became famous as one of the pioneers of a new direction in art - cubism. It is after meeting with members of the Golden Section society that the artist completely abandons traditional painting, turning to the complex language of geometric three-dimensional figures. From the color scheme, he chooses a calm gray tone in all kinds of shades.
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Description of the painting by Aleksey Antropov Portrait of the State Lady of Countess Maria Andreevna Rumyantseva

The portrait of M. Rumyantseva belongs to the so-called “gallery of old women” belonging to the pen of Alexei Antropov. The work is done on canvas, oil. Date of writing - 1764. The artist captured Maria Andreevna in a light cape trimmed with lace. The ajar floor of the satin robe shows the distinguishing sign of a lady of state with a portrait of Empress Elizabeth, made in the form of a cameo in the middle of a diamond scattering.
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Description of the painting by Konstantin Makovsky “Girl in a Flora Costume”

A portrait in painting is an artistic image of a person conveying his inner world. There is nothing superfluous in the canvas space that distracts the viewer from the character depicted. Among the huge artistic heritage of Konstantin Makovsky, female portraits occupy a huge place. One of the best and probably the most beautiful and expressive is “The Girl in the Flora Costume”, executed in a romantic manner.
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