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Museums and Art

Adoration of the Magi, Masaccio - description

Adoration of the Magi - Masaccio. 21 x 61 cm. This picture is part of the Pisa polyptych, which refers to the so-called predelle - the lower row of images located under the main compositional parts. The Leaning Polyptych is the only work of the artist that has an accurate dating, since official documents about the time of its creation have been preserved.
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Sculpture "Hercules and Diomedes" in Florence

Hercules, aka Heracles, as you know, performed a dozen exploits at the request of King Eurystheus. The cruel treacherous king, who sent all the strangers to be eaten by his black beauties, tried to return his property and entered into battle with the ancient hero. Heracles defeated the battle, who fed the corpse of Diomedes to his horses.
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Virtual museums of the world

Everything is moving, everything is moving forward. With the development of scientific and technological progress in our world there is a huge number of all kinds of wonderful changes that shock society. Progress has come to art. Today we will talk about virtual museums of the world. What is a virtual museum? The name is very interesting, but not very clear.
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“Breakfast”, Francois Boucher - description of the painting

Breakfast - Francois Boucher. 66 x 82 cm In the 1730s, the artist of the Rococo era, Francois Boucher, was fond of a changeable fate. In addition, in 1733, Boucher successfully married the lovely seventeen-year-old Marie-Jeanne Buzot, who became the artist a faithful muse and companion. The picture “Breakfast” created in 1739 is an ode to prosperity and quiet family happiness.
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December trip to Rome: advantages and disadvantages

If we say that Rome is beautiful at any time of the year, it means a little soul twist. On the other hand, all the sights are in place all year round, and frost and snow are here as often as the heat in the Far North. December is attractive because in all stores the time for sales and discounts begins, the young wine matures, and the pasta and pizza deliver true pleasure, because it’s not hot.
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