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Nikolai Ivanovich Feshin, biography and paintings

The talents of Feshin Nikolai Ivanovich are versatile and numerous, he is a painter, sculptor, woodcarver, master of decorative and applied art, photographer, teacher. Feshin was born in Kazan in 1881 in the family of a craftsman - carver of iconostases. Despite the pain, Nikolai showed the ability to draw and was given by his father to a local art school.
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Crucifixion of St. Peter, Michelangelo Buonarroti - description

Crucifixion of St. Peter - Michelangelo Buonarroti. 625 x 662 cmFresco with a dramatic, religious plot that tells about the execution of St. Peter - this is one of the last works of Michelangelo. Ordered a fresco by Pope Paul III for the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican (Chapel of Paolina). The work lasted about 4 years. Today we admire the many works of the Great Renaissance master, whose contemporaries nicknamed the Divine - this is the painting of the Sistine Chapel, and the graceful David, and the dramatic Pieta, but many researchers consider the Crucifixion of St. Peter to be the peak of the work of the painter and sculptor, so perfect its composition and expressive performance.
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Painting The Tree of Life, Gustav Klimt - description

The tree of life is Gustav Klimt. 102 x 138.8 “The Tree of Life” - the central part of the panel-triptych, written to decorate the dining room in the Stockle Palace in Brussels. Unlike two lateral parts, the center is devoid of large figures, here only a dark bird attracts attention. The painting was made in the patchwork style characteristic of the artist, with a predominance of bright cheerful gold color.
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Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky, biography and paintings

The biography of the painter Bogdanov-Belsky is very interesting: from birth in a remote poor village to an outstanding master with great creative heritage. Nikolai Petrovich was born in Smolensk province (now it is the Tver region), in the village of Shitiki in December 1868. Nothing is known about the father, and the mother was hired by the laborer to the local landowners.
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