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Fragonard Perfume Museum, Paris, France

Museum business has always been part of politics. If the state does this, then God himself ordered the private entrepreneur to do the same. The Spirit Museum in Paris is located near the Grand Opera. The owner of the museum is a perfume company with a very high-profile name Fragonard. The museum itself is not very large and, conditionally, it can be divided into three parts.
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Portrait of a Camargo dancer, Nicola Lancre

Portrait of the dancer Camargo - Nicola Lancre. 45x55Nicolas Lancre (1690-1743), one of the most talented followers of Antoine Watteau, inherited his light brush, softness and poetry of colorful relationships, plots. The 18th-century French master also liked to portray actors of the comedy del arte in the stages of performances, concerts in the bosom of nature, gallant festivities.
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Alexey Kondratievich Savrasov, biography and paintings

In the history of Russian art, it is difficult to find a more tragic figure than Alexei Kondratievich Savrasov. The deep and talented landscape painter, who wrote several hundred paintings that make up the glory of Russian painting, is known to the general public as a master who created one painting - “Rooks Have Arrived”. His whole life is an alloy of tragedies in his personal life and brilliant victories in art.
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Museum of the human body in the Netherlands

If you were driving along the Amsterdam-The Hague highway, you could not help but notice the huge, 35-meter human body made of steel - this is a human body museum called Corpus, which, as you already understood, is located in the Netherlands. It began in 2006, but the idea of ​​its creation arose in 1996.
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In the Salon on Rue de Moulins, Toulouse-Lautrec, 1894

In the Salon on the street de Moulins - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. 111.5x132.5 The existence of brothels in 19th-century France caused fierce disputes between those who defended them and those who demanded their closure. He simply depicted the reality in which the inhabitants of these houses lived and worked. The artist often visits brothels, and especially this one, on the street de Moulins.
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Transfiguration, Rafael Santi

Transfiguration - Rafael Santi. 405x278This altarpiece painted by Raphael commissioned by Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who was appointed Archbishop of Narbonne. for the city cathedral, but did not have time to finish it, so only the main stage belongs to his brush - Christ and the apostles Peter, James and John on Mount Tabor.
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