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Description of Michelangelo's sculpture “Evening”

Michelangelo was a sculptor, architect, painter. His main passion is the creation of sculptures. At first he made drawings on paper and sketches of wax, and then he worked with marble. Michelangelo sculpted realistic human figures from a block of soulless stone. In 1520, Michelangelo began work on the construction of the tomb of the Medici family.
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Description of the painting Jules Bastien-Lepage "Country Love"

French artist Jules Bastien-Lepage is the brightest representative of naturalism. Being himself a native of the Lorraine peasants, most often in his paintings he depicted rural life. In his youth, Bastien-Lepage went through the German-French war and returned to his homeland with a severe wound. Despite the disease that was eating him up (the artist died of cancer at age 36) he traveled a lot, including visiting England and Algeria.
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Description of the sculpture of Miron "Athena and Marsyos"

Even from school, we know how ancient countries were rich in various myths and traditions. And now scientists are arguing very actively about what was true and what was fiction. Someone considers myths nothing more than fairy tales. That's why they are myths. Others, with love in their hearts, believe that it was so. One of the plots that have come down from antiquity to our times was the plot with the goddess Athena and Marsyas.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Maksimov “Future Artist”

By origin, the peasant, Vasily Maximov, early became interested in painting. The peasants in his paintings are not just barefoot people in poor clothes, but first of all, inspired faces, true emotions and the best qualities of the Russian people. The boy, lit by the bright summer sun, standing against the wall of the temple is carried away by the same occupation as once the connoisseur himself.
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