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Description of the painting by Valentin Serov “Portrait of Maxim Gorky”

On the eve of the 1905 revolution, portrait painter Valentin Serov writes to Maxim Gorky. The work is done in the spirit of an era that is dynamic and hectic. It’s difficult to portray significant people, but much more interesting. The artist did his best to make “Portrait of Gorky” a reflection of both the appearance and deep philosophical views of the great writer.
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Description of the painting by Vladimir Makovsky “Cooking jam”

Vladimir Makovsky is a hereditary artist. His father had a hand in the opening of the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. His brother also gave his life to art. Many famous writers, poets, and painters entered the house. It is not surprising that both boys chose a creative path. For the Makovsky family, painting became not only a source of income, but also a life's work.
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Description of the painting by Leon-Battista Alberti Palazzo Rucellai

The era of the Italian Renaissance became famous for many genuine masterpieces of art, among which there are many architectural monuments. One of the most visited and entertaining in terms of his historical biography is the Florentine Palazzo Rucellai. In the 1980s of the XX century, UNESCO noted the high historical and artistic value of the palace in Florence by listing it as a World Heritage Site.
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Description of the painting by Pierre Auguste Renoir "Flowers in a Vase"

In his declining years, the great painter Pierre Auguste Renoir passionately loved painting roses. The author tried to convey not so much their impeccable external component, but the feeling that causes the flower. Nobleness, tenderness, naturalness, inexhaustible beauty of nature - all this is read in the image of roses. The latest paintings of the author are slightly deviated from the usual manner of work.
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