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Description of the painting Fedor Moller Portrait of N.V. Gogol

Portraiture is remarkable in that it gives the viewer the opportunity not only to see the person, but also reveals his inner world, the state of his soul. A vivid confirmation of this is one of the best portraits of N. Gogol. Close friendship was connected with the author of the canvas, Fyodor Antonovich (Otto Friedrich Theodor), the great writer Moller.
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Description of the painting by Jan Vermeer “Thrush”

The painting by Jan Vermeer "Milkwoman" can not leave indifferent a connoisseur of art. On the one hand, this is an ordinary captured scene from real life. A girl pours milk into a bowl. It would seem that this is so. But how the artist presented it on the canvas is a completely different matter. Bright colors, which are present on almost every element of a woman’s clothes, make you look at her.
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Description of the painting by Alexei Savrasov Spring. Vegetable gardens

The painting by the outstanding master of landscape painting, A. Savrasov, was painted in 1893 and belongs to the undoubted masterpieces of Russian fine art of the 19th century. A distinctive feature of the painter’s style of writing was the desire for the utmost realism of the depicted. His paintings are striking with sincerity, reverent love for the world.
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Description of the painting Nicholas Roerich "Holy Island"

1917; canvas, tempera; 49 x 77 Russian Museum. On the painting of Nicholas Roerich, the Holy Island depicts a steep, impregnable rocky shore of a lonely island. At the top, on the side of the majestic cliff, farthest from the viewer, several individual trees rise. These tall thin-trunked pines stretch toward the sky, but they also seem modest and insignificant against the background of the severe rigor of nature.
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