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Prague in December: photos, holidays, tours, weather

In winter Prague, tourists go for a fairy tale. The minus temperature is a frequent phenomenon, but below - 10, the indicator of the thermometer drops very rarely. In December, the weather offers long walks in the festive Czech capital, full of lights, smells and sounds. Fun walks in winter Prague. Main thing in December Prague is walks, fairs, bazaars.
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“Piazza San Marco”, Francesco Guardi - description of the painting

Piazza San Marco - Francesco Guardi. 91x61 cmThis painting is a typical Venetian “Veduta”, that is, a city landscape reflecting the everyday life of the city of that time. In the era when the master worked, many great artists worked in this genre, but the name of Guardi was not lost among them. Despite the fact that the canvases depicted similar cities and captured almost identical fragments of life, the brush of this master is well recognizable.
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Museums of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a city with a rich history and developed culture. For a long period it was the capital of the state, which left its mark. The city is unforgettable with its architecture, which tourists cannot but like. In addition, there are many unique museums that are of national importance.
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Description of the artwork "Ukrainian Night", Kuindzhi, 1876

Ukrainian night - Kuindzhi. 79x162 Work is considered one of the most poetic and, at the same time, crucial in the work of the master. Starting this night, the artist refuses the romantic orientation of his works, attaching greater importance to decorativeness and exoticism. The painting made a strong impression on the audience who saw in it echoes of Pushkin's poetry and Gogol's prose.
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Painting Flying Demon, Mikhail Vrubel, 1899

The flying demon is Mikhail Vrubel. 138.5x430.5 Like many works by the master, the picture remained unfinished. As for the demon’s figure itself, it is so schematically drawn that one can only guess the author’s idea. The work is sustained in the severe color of brown and sulfur tones. The atmosphere of anxiety and impending tragedy was created by the author.
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