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Description of the painting Masaccio "Expulsion from Paradise"

Masaccio painted a picture 1 year before his death (in total, the Italian lived 27 years). Contemporaries called him a genius of his era and believed that he was trained by the famous artist Mazolino, who lived and worked in Florence at the time of the artist's maturity. The picture “Expulsion from Paradise” impresses with its skillfully transmitted space and plane.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Polenov “The arrest of the Huguenot”

The painting was painted in oil on canvas in 1875. Genre in painting: historical. Polenov painted a picture at a young age. His paintings are valued not only in our country, but also in Europe. The canvas depicts the arrest of Countess d'Etremont. The picture is filled with the tragedy of those cruel and bloodthirsty times. Polenov protests injustice and violence against people.
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Description of the painting by Isaac Levitan “Evening”

The picture of Isaac Levitan's “Evening” is a rather early work of his. The painting has a rather sad appearance, having underneath the moral background of the period from the life of Levitan, when, in early youth, fate turned out to be an orphan. This will fully reflect on the colors and colors of both this and other paintings written after .
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Description of the painting by Peter Rubens “Duke of Lerma”

This is one of the next commissioned portraits of Rubens. But he is very unusual for us now, and then it was quite fashionable to depict a nobleman, for example, on a horse. It is enough to recall the equestrian portraits of Peter the Great or Catherine the Great. Here before us is the Duke of Lerma. And it was not for nothing that I remembered the Russian representatives of the monarchical family.
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