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“Spinners”, Diego Velazquez - description of the painting

Strands - Diego Velazquez. 167 x 252 cm The picture was painted in the last years of the artist’s life and fully reflects his mature skill and ability to work with various techniques, reproduce the complex texture of materials. This is a multi-figure composition with two plans, which is very often found on the canvases of the artist.
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Negro, Repin - description of the painting

Ebony - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 115 x 92 cm The picture shows a black woman in a luxurious oriental dress, sitting in Turkish on a checkered bedspread in crimson colors. In front of her, on a metal platter, is a hammered gilt jug and a tiny cup without a handle. Behind the seated woman is a large oriental hookah, standing on a beautiful inlaid table.
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Museums in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most attractive places for tourists from all over the world. The reason for this is the presence of a large number of diverse attractions, including interesting architectural and historical monuments, numerous museums, most of which are truly unique.
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Girl with a cat, Kramskoy - description of the painting

The girl with the cat is Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy. 71 x 58 cm Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy made his main contribution to the visual arts precisely with regard to the portrait genre. But it was the portrait that revealed the greatest talent of this painter: he grasped the essence, looked for a person in a person, was not afraid of unexpected angles, devoted a special role to the image of his face and hands and created a completely new interpretation of the portrait of a child.
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"Vision to the youth Bartholomew", Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov - description of the painting

Vision to the youth Bartholomew - Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov. 160 x 211 cm In 1889, Mikhail Nesterov set about creating a series of paintings dedicated to Sergius of Radonezh. The first and most significant work of the famous cycle was the painting “Vision to the Youth Bartholomew.” The canvas was presented at the eighteenth exhibition of the Wanderers and made a lot of noise.
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