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Painting "Smoker" by Paul Cezanne - description

Smoker - Paul Cezanne. 92.5x73.5 Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) - French artist, the brightest representative of post-impressionism. Masters were interested not only in light and color, he tried to find other ways to convey forms and objects. Unlike the Impressionists, Cezanne did not seek to capture the moment. He wrote each of his works for an extremely long time, repeatedly returning to certain motives.
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Artist Pierre Auguste Renoir - paintings, biography

Pierre Auguste Renoir, a famous painter and sculptor, was born in 1841 in the south of France, into a poor large family. From childhood, he earned money for his family by painting china, and attended art school in the evenings. In 1862, Renoir successfully passed the exams and entered the School of Fine Arts, where he met Basil, Claude Monet, Pissarro.
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The guard in the forest, I. I. Shishkin

The guard in the forest - Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. 73x56 A guard in the forest is I.'s amazing masterpiece. However, something attracts us to contemplate this picture for a long time, as if hoping to find an encrypted message in it. Well, such a masterpiece cannot be just a picture written in the mood. What immediately catches your eye is the tall birch trees on either side of the road.
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St. John the Baptist, Michelangelo Caravaggio

St. John the Baptist - Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. 152x125 Caravaggio's work was probably one of the three paintings that he took with him, traveling from Malta to Rome in the hope of receiving a pardon from Pope Paul V. after the murder. The artist intended to donate these paintings to his nephew, Cardinal Shipione Borghese, so that he would solicit for the offender before the pontiff.
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Pedagogical Museum in Kiev - description of the exhibits, Ukraine

Calling in the city of Kiev, on Vladimirovskaya Street, you involuntarily stop looking at one old building, the breath of which is frozen by the beauty of architecture. This is the city’s Teacher’s House, where the pedagogical museum of Ukraine is located. About the history of the museum’s creation In 1898, in St. Petersburg, the pedagogical museum was opened in the building of the Military Academy.
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Zug Lake, William Turner, 1843

Zug Lake - William Turner. 29.8x46.6 Landscapes by William Turner (1775-1851) stand out not only in English, but throughout the world painting: the artist created them at a time when few people understood such art. In his work, the romantic perception of the world was combined with the desire to convey the momentary state of nature, the manner of writing with light, flying strokes and a heightened sense of color, which was later characteristic of the impressionists.
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