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Museums and Art

Portrait of Count M. M. Speransky, P. A. Ivanov, 1806

Portrait of Count M. 7.5x6.3 The art of portrait miniatures on bones reached its peak in the 18th - first half of the 19th centuries. Small images - prototypes of modern photography - were so popular that there was even a separate class at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, where they taught this labor-intensive craft.
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Painting Insolent, Perov, 1874

Inveterate - Perov. 87.5x113Before us is a bound and imprisoned rebel, a young Russian guy, strong, explosive temperament. The very name of the work suggests that the author considers his hero an incorrigible rebel who cannot be broken, re-educated, changed. A proud head set, a confident look and a contemptuous half-smile - everything in the guise of a hero indicates that we have a strong personality, a leader, an ataman.
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A sharpie with a tambourine ace, Georges de Latour

A sharpie with a tambourine ace - Georges de Latour. 106x146The brush of the artist Georges de Latour (1593-1652), formed under the influence of Caravaggio, belongs to the wonderful genre painting “A sharpie with a tambourine ace.” An interesting company gathered at the playing table. The lady, most likely a courtesan, lured a young and inexperienced rich young man to play the game with another visitor.
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"Great tonsure", Nesterov - description of the painting

Great tonsure - Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov. 178x195 The creation of Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov (1862-1942) reflects the deep spiritual and religious searches of his era. The author of numerous paintings and monumental temple murals (in particular, the Martha-Mariinsky monastery in Moscow), Nesterov earned high praise from his contemporaries.
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Maritime Museum in Madrid, Spain

There are people who love museums. The Maritime Museum of Madrid must be visited! Finding a museum is very simple. Metro station Banco de Espana. From Plaza de Cibeles, turn onto Paseo del Prado. Here you have the museum. The museum does not work long, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rather, it is only during these hours that the public is allowed there.
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