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Description of the icon of Andrei Rublev "Archangel Gabriel"

Andrei Rublev was considered one of the best Russian icon painters of all time. During his life he managed to paint several cathedrals and churches. One of his most famous works is the icon, which depicts the Archangel Gabriel. Andrei Rublev did not do the work independently. His apprentices always helped him, and while working on this icon, together with Rublev, he created another famous Russian icon painter - Daniil Cherny.
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Description of the painting Jacopo Tintoretto "The Birth of John the Baptist"

Tintoretto (real name Jacopo Robusti) was born in Venice, in a dyer family. Actually, his nickname means a little dyer. Throughout his life, the artist remained faithful to the environment of artisans from which he emerged, living a rather modest life. At first the boy studied with Titian, and so quickly began to make progress that the great Titian did not want to educate him further - he was afraid to raise an opponent.
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Description of the painting by Ilya Repin “Paris Cafe”

A truly Russian artist I. Repin shows us his vision of French life on the canvas of 1875 "Paris Cafe". Two years earlier, he received from the Academy the right to travel abroad in order to further study the craft of painting. Upon arrival in the French capital, Repin was not impressed by the classics, his soul was attracted by the real life of the city and the nascent currents in art.
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Description of the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov “Wars of the Apocalypse”

Viktor Vasnetsov painted on canvas in 1887. It depicts four horsemen from the sixth chapter of the Revelations of John the Theologian, these are biblical characters representing disasters in anticipation of the end of the world, the Last Judgment. Vasnetsov depicted horses appearing one after another. In the foreground appeared a rider on a white horse, destroying everything around him.
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