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Description of the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov “The Three Princesses of the Underworld”

Viktor Vasnetsov painted this picture under the order of Savva Mamontov, who at that time held the post of chairman of the board of the Donetsk railway. The plot of the canvas is allegorical. Fairytale princesses are the embodiment of wealth hidden in the earth. In the traditions of the Russian people there were only two princes - gold and precious stones (in some sources it is called copper).
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Description of the painting Isaac Levitan "Self-portrait"

The artist painted this self-portrait in his youth. At this time, he was not yet recognized by all, and skill did not come to him. Levitan is 20 years old. We see a young man with typically southern features of his strong-willed face. The hair, incredibly wavy, forms a whole characteristic cap. The eyes are very huge and inquisitive. The lips are quite full6 and the oval of the face is quite subtle.
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Description of the monument to the keyboard in Yekaterinburg

If you are lucky enough to visit Yekaterinburg, then start exploring the sights of the city from the monument to the keyboard. Yes, yes, yes, it was her, now almost native computer keyboard in every home, who was given an honorable place in 2005. Initially, the project of Anatoly Vyatkin was timed to coincide with the festival on the history of Yekaterinburg, but it acquired neither officials nor status, nor recognition.
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Description of the painting by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn "Aristotle"

Rembrandt created the real pearl of the art “Aristotle in front of the bust of Homer” at a time when he was not recognized in Holland, but revered far beyond the borders of his homeland. Antonio Ruffo, a philanthropist of Sicily, expressed a desire to replenish his own gallery of paintings with an image of an ancient Greek philosopher, and Rembrandt created an image of Aristotle to order.
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Description of the painting Diego Velazquez “Pope Innocent”

In the middle of his creative period, Velazquez visits the capital of Italy to buy local statues and paintings, as well as take casts for further work in his native country. It was then that he accidentally saw Pope Innocent X. How a professional artist in his picture Velazquez was able to depict everything: the red walls of the room, inside which there is a heavy gilded throne, and a red canopy spread over it.
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