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Description of the painting Pablo Picasso “First Communion”

Despite his genius, Picasso did not like when someone told him what to do. He immediately became very irritable. During school, a young genius was often locked up in a special detention center (a room with a bench and white walls) for disgusting behavior. Even this time, young Picasso tried to use wisely - he always tried to draw in this room, because nobody distracted him from his favorite occupation.
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Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “Bird”

The picture is an amazing combination of different textures and shapes. It harmoniously interweaves materials such as wood, oil, stone mix and sand. Thanks to such an experiment, this work of Salvador Dali becomes embossed and very unusual. Interestingly, the picture is not completely lined with sand.
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Description of the painting Sandro Botticelli "John the Baptist"

The Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli has repeatedly portrayed St. John the Baptist in his works. The Forerunner of Christ was one of the most popular in the painting of the entire Renaissance, in popularity inferior only to the Holy Virgin Mary. He was usually portrayed in two forms - as a handsome kid or youth, or as a lean, emaciated adult.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky "Chapel on the seashore"

Painted in oil on canvas in 1847. It is stored in the Tver Regional Art Gallery, Tver, Russia. The 40s were incredibly fruitful for the artist. XIX century At that time, he traveled a lot and tried to show as many scenes as he could in his paintings. Judging by the clothes of people reminiscent of traditional Italian outfits, and, rather, the Catholic cross on the roof of the chapel, a romantic landscape of sunny Italy is presented here.
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Description of the painting by Mikhail Vrubel “Portrait of S. I. Mamontov”

Savva Ivanovich Mamontov (1841 - 1918) - one of the richest people in the Russian Empire, a major railway tycoon and philanthropist. He was widely known to his contemporaries for his activities aimed at supporting and developing art. In 1870, Mamontov acquired the Abramtsevo estate near Moscow, located between Moscow and Yaroslavl in the vicinity of Sergiev Posad, after which he invited the most famous artists to live and work there: the Abramtsevo circle, which was formed around their common patron and philanthropist, included painters V.
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