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Cerralbo Museum, Madrid, Spain

Among the aristocrats of the Serralbo clan there were many scientists and truly educated people. Their passion for collecting art and interest in a kind of history led the Marquises of Serralbo to assemble a rich collection of paintings, weapons, antiques. Weapons A collection of medieval knightly equipment is presented, among which the tournament helmet of the founder of the Serralbo clan takes pride of place.
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Rainforest with Monkeys, Henri Russo, 1910

Rainforest with monkeys - Henri Russo. 129.5x162.5 The life of Henri Rousseau can be safely divided into two stages: in the first, he was an unknown customs officer who constantly painted and drew any drafts in any free minute. However, in 41, he firmly decided to devote himself to creativity. The self-taught Rousseau made a real revolution in the art of his era, he brought into the painting the qualities that Picasso, Derain, De Chirico and Vlaminck admired - direct vision, ease of technical execution and naivety.
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The Annunciation, Simone Martini, 1333

The Annunciation - Simone Martini. 265x305In the works of Simone Martini (circa 1284-1344), a representative of the Siena school, the late Gothic features with its decorative features and elongated elegant bodies were combined with the features of the Proto-Renaissance painting. The Annunciation was painted for the altar of St. Ansanius in the Cathedral of Siena.
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Painting Insolent, Perov, 1874

Inveterate - Perov. 87.5x113Before us is a bound and imprisoned rebel, a young Russian guy, strong, explosive temperament. The very name of the work suggests that the author considers his hero an incorrigible rebel who cannot be broken, re-educated, changed. A proud head set, a confident look and a contemptuous half-smile - everything in the guise of a hero indicates that we have a strong personality, a leader, an ataman.
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“Entrance to the cemetery”, Caspar David Friedrich - description of the painting

The entrance to the cemetery is Caspar David Friedrich. 143 x 110 From the mid-1820s, the artist lived in isolation and loneliness, in fact, long before his death, he was forgotten by the audience. Only at the beginning of the twentieth century the master was appreciated. In his late work, the motive of the cemetery begins to play an important role. The presented canvas was started in 1825, but remained unfinished.
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Young man in a macho costume, Edward Manet, 1863

A young man in a macho costume - Eduard Manet. 188x124.8Picture by Eduard Manet “A Young Man in a Macho Costume” caused controversy - too picturesque and her decision was new. It depicts the younger brother of Mane Gustave in a costume of a macho - a Spaniard from the common people, dressed in national clothes. Actually, the work was started in order to demonstrate the costume that made such an impression on Mane that he used it twice: Gustave wears the same figaro jacket and the same pants in which Mademoiselle Quiz posed for “Portrait of Mademoiselle Quiz in the costume of the bullfighter ".
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