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Painting Bacchus by Michelangelo Caravaggio

Bacchus - Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. 95x85Containing the origins of the Baroque, Caravaggio (1571-1610) painted this picture in a still relatively serene period of his life. Hence the choice of theme - Bacchus, the Greek god of wine and fun, in the image of which the master showed the young man with a languid look, an affectionate gesture holding out a glass of wine to the audience.
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The Sabine Women, Jacques-Louis David, 1799

The Sabine Women - Jacques Louis David. 1799On the canvas (1799), an episode of Roman mythology is depicted in which the Sabine women prevent the battle between their husbands the Romans and their fathers and brothers the Sabines. The choice of topic speaks of David’s political sympathies for the French Republic, proclaimed after the revolution of 1789.
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Madonna with a belt, Benozzo Gozzoli

Madonna and Belt - Benozzo Gozzoli. 133x164 Florentine artist Benozzo Gozzoli painted this altar image for the church of San Fortunato in Monte Falco. He depicted the scene when the Madonna descends from heaven and gives the Apostle Thomas, who was not present at Her death, burial and ascension to heaven, and therefore did not believe in what happened, a belt from his dress.
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Portrait of a child from the family of Le Blonte, Rosalba Carriere

Portrait of a child from the Le Blonc family - Rosalba Carriere. 34x27The Venetian Rosalba Carriere (1675-1757) was the daughter of an artist and lacemaker. At the beginning of her successful artistic career, she painted porcelain snuff-boxes for sale to travelers and kept a love of miniature for life. In the 17th-18th centuries, pastel technique was highly valued in Europe.
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Portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna, K. E. Makovsky, 1905

Portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna - Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky. 133x84Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky began his artistic career as a member of the Association of Wanderers, exhibiting with paintings on the theme of everyday life of the people. However, over time, his interests changed, and from the 1880s he became a successful salon portrait painter.
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Sculptures of the city of Krasnoyarsk

The most popular monument in Krasnoyarsk is a sculpture of a silver horse, symbolizing the horse of that boyar’s son, who determined the place of the prison, next to which the city later grew. Surprising extraordinary accuracy and reliability of the image. It is known that the author was consulted by a professional veterinarian.
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