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Description of the painting by Vasily Surikov “Monument to Peter I on the Senate Square in St. Petersburg”

The first finished work of the artist Vasily Surikov was the winter landscape “View of the monument to Peter I on the Senate Square in St. Petersburg”, it is interesting that the artist painted two such paintings that are misleading many viewers. There may be several reasons for creating a second similar work: firstly, the artist was not very satisfied, even in a letter to his relatives, he admits that the picture was not bad, but it was possible to write much better.
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Description of the painting by Anton Losenko “Vladimir and Rogneda”

Losenko is a Russian painter who laid the foundation for Russian historical painting. Before him, it, as such, did not exist - there were religious and mythological subjects, but mostly Western, which had nothing to do with Russia. Only after Losenko did the history of his native country stand out in something that can be reflected in the paintings, thereby perpetuating.
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Description of the painting by Boris Kustodiev "Merchants"

Kustodiev turned to the image of ordinary women more than once. Entrepreneurial women breathing health seemed to attract him. Therefore, the artist’s collection contains a decent number of paintings on this topic. Among the whole array of canvases, the picture “Merchants” stands out in a qualitative way, where Kustodiev tried to convey the atmosphere of a medieval market.
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Description of the painting by Gustav Klimt “Death and Life”

The famous Austrian artist - the founder of modernity in the life of Austria. The main themes of his paintings are a beautiful female body. In this regard, the bulk of his work is saturated with frank erotic subjects. At an early age, Gustav discovered a craving for painting. In his student years, Gustav, together with his younger brother Ernst and best friend Franz Mach, created an art team that quickly became famous and popular.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky "Yalta Coast"

Oil painting on canvas in 1885. Landscape painting style. Ivan Aivazovsky the great Russian painter. He left a great creative legacy. His paintings are exhibited all over the world and cost a lot of money. His strongest point is the seascapes. Having been born on the seashore, from an early age the artist was imbued with great love for the sea elements, ships, fishermen and trips.
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