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Description of the painting by Konstantin Somov “Picnic”

Konstantin Andreevich Somov is an unusual artist. He personifies Russian modernism and symbolism. In addition to being a painter, Somov created graphic works and illustrations for books, such as, for example, “Picnic.” The artist’s creativity is harmonious, spiritualized, conveying the mood and mystery of the images of the world and nature.
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Description of the painting by Nicolas Poussin “Generosity of Scipio”

Nicolas Poussin is a prominent representative of the era of classicism. His paintings are filled with deep meaning, conveying the main emotions of the characters depicted. Scipio's Generosity was written based on the ancient Roman story of a famous historian who studied the culture of Rome, Titus Livius. In the picture, Nicolas Poussin depicted the two main characters, highlighting the most important scene from the historical story.
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Description of the painting by Alexander Deineka “On the construction site of new workshops”

The picture At the construction site of the new workshops was created in the era of economic growth and industrialization of the country of the Soviets. Alexander Deineka was passionate about the idea of ​​the rapid development of the state, so with all the ardor and energy he sought to convey his hopes for a bright future in this picture. The canvas depicts two women talking against the background of an industrial building under construction.
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Description of Tatyana Yablonskaya's painting “Flax”

T.N. Yablonskaya is a bright representative of household painting. The difficult fate of the artist was reflected in her works. Her paintings are often devoted to ordinary working professions, so undeservedly underestimated by others. The work "Len" extols the heavy female labor. The canvas depicts a woman who collects flax.
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Description of the painting by Nicholas Ge "Achilles mourns Patroclus"

Nikolai Ge painted the painting Achilles Mourns Patroclus in 1855. In this work, he portrayed a mythological story based on Homer's poem The Iliad. It talks about Achilles. The Hector Trojan resorted to Apollo's help to kill Achilles, but Patroclus, who put on his friend’s armor, perishes instead. The Trojans took away the armor like a trophy.
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