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Description of the painting Masaccio Crucifix

The painting “Crucifixion” by the Italian master Masaccio was painted in 1426 to decorate the premises of the Pisa chapel Santa Maria del Carmine. It is the most famous and accurate picture of Masaccio in terms of dating and cost, since the customer, in view of the special impression made by him, scrupulously documented all the data regarding his order.
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Description of the painting Maurits Escher "Reptiles"

Maurits Cornelis Escher is a graphic artist known primarily for his lithographs and engravings. His work is mainly focused on the psychological study of three-dimensional objects. He paid great attention to the concepts of distortion of space, infinity and symmetry. Using chiaroscuro created optical illusions.
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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 Vladimir Makovsky “Russian Beauty”

Vladimir Egorovich Makovsky is one of the greatest art figures of his time. He was born in 1846 in the family of the founder of the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. From childhood, the future artist was surrounded by art in all its manifestations: themed nights were organized in the family, to which famous creative personalities were invited.
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Description of the fresco by Andrei Rublev “The Last Judgment”

Rublev is one of the most famous icon painters, whose manner of writing for many years determined the entire development of Russian icon painting. After him, gracious, clearly defined faces of a dark, almost brown color, certain poses, certain symbolism became familiar. And, despite this contribution, the fact that after 600 years his icons are remembered and protected, very little is known about Rublev’s personality - only what can be said by looking at his works.
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