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Museums and Art

“Apples and Leaves”, Repin - description of the painting

Apples and leaves - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 75.5 x 64 cmThis canvas, in the spirit of Dutch still lifes, depicts six ripe apples on the background of leaves of different plants. It would seem nothing special, an ordinary picture, however, it speaks of the artist’s high skill. Apples and leaves are depicted on a dense dark “deaf” background, which smoothly turns into the brown base of the composition.
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Hitler's bunker, Berlin

Most Nazi bunkers were blown up and destroyed, so that neo-fascists did not have the opportunity to create places of worship from them. The same thing happened with the most famous such place - Hitler's bunker in Berlin, where he, Eva Braun and the Goebbels family committed suicide. This place is known as the Fuhrerbunker.
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Ovid among the Scythians, Eugene Delacroix, 1859

Ovid among the Scythians - Eugene Delacroix. 87.6x130.2 The last picture of the great master is outwardly devoid of any novelty and revolutionism. The famous Roman poet was exiled away from Rome, to the half-wild Scythians. Sent for overly eroticized poems, which in a hypocritical eternal city caused a storm of criticism from those in power.
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“The groom choosing a ring for his bride”, Ivanov - description of the painting

The groom choosing a ring for his bride is Alexander Andreevich Ivanov. Watercolor on paper. Famous painter Alexander Andreevich Ivanov is a representative of 19th-century Russian classicism. His paintings are stored in many museums around the world and, of course, in museums in St. Petersburg and Moscow. The artist spent most of his life in Italy, where he worked a lot, wrote sketches and landscapes.
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