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“Glass of lemonade”, Gerard Terborch - description of the painting

Glass of Lemonade - Gerard Terborch. 67x54Probably, the Glass of Lemonade is the most famous painting by Gerard Terborch, the largest master of Dutch genre painting. At that time, the works of artists were small and intended to decorate the apartments of wealthy citizens. The household plot of the canvas, which can be called the “scene with a dummy”, is directly related to reality, but played out very delicately and subtly, without emphasis on an intimate theme.
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Aivazovsky Ivan Konstantinovich - biography and paintings

The future great Russian artist Aivazovsky Ivan Konstantinovich received this name at baptism. It was with his help that Aivazovsky was first accepted to a gymnasium in Simferopol, and then to the St. Petersburg Academy of Art. In St. Petersburg, Aivazovsky quickly became his own: talking with Bryullov, Glinka, Krylov.
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Dinosaur museum

The Dinosaur Museum in Moscow is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. The history of this museum dates back to the time of the Kunstkamera, where unusual finds were collected, including the remains of dinosaurs. Nowadays, the dinosaur museum in Moscow occupies a vast territory - 5 thousand square meters.
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Combing Woman (Woman at the Toilet) - E. Degas

The combing woman is Edgar Degas. 54x52,5 Edgar Degas - one of the representatives of French impressionism in painting and drawing. Favorite topics of the artist, in which he is very recognizable, were running, racing, the life of ballerinas during rehearsals and performances, women washing their faces, and singers from cafesanthans. Through these heroes, Degas solved his artistic tasks: quick change of movement, a difficult angle and a turn of the silhouette, and also used the pastel technique in a new way.
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Lenin Museum in Finland, Tampere

Finland is rich in its beauties, so if you decide to visit the city of Tampere, then you are unlikely to be able to pass by historical places. The Lenin Museum is curious, because in our country, Vladimir Ilyich is a person known to date. On the other hand, looking at the exhibits of the museum, nostalgia begins in our hearts and a happy Soviet childhood appears in my memory — these are pioneer camps, songs, chants, and, of course, everyone’s beloved “grandfather Lenin”.
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