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“Adoration of the Magi”, Jacopo Bassano - description of the painting

Adoration of the Magi - Jacopo Bassano. 125x140Creativity of Jacopo Bassano continues the traditions of that direction of Venetian painting, which is marked by increased festivity. This line was developed by Gentile Bellini, Vittore Carpaccio, Titian and Paolo Veronese. In this picture, which the artist co-authored with his son Leandro, the plot itself helped to create a bright, polyphonic and at the same time lyrical in spirit canvas.
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Museum of Torture, The Hague

Not sure what to do with yourself? The Hague Museum of Torture is one of the most popular tourist destinations. People always liked unusual museums, but what could be more unusual than a torture museum? The museum is located in an ancient building, there used to be a prison. Just think, the real place where criminals from all over the state were tortured.
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Painting Umbrellas, Renoir

Umbrellas - Pierre-Auguste Renoir. 180.3x114.9 Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) - French painter, graphic artist and sculptor, one of the representatives of Impressionism. Noisy crowded Parisian street. Lots of umbrellas. The original idea: to convey the hustle and bustle and, as always with Renoir, French and even purely Parisian charm and charm (the master is far from psychologism) through crowding and crushing.
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Portrait of Cosimo the Elder Medici, Jacopo Pontormo

Portrait of Cosimo the Elder Medici - Jacopo Pontormo. 86x65 In this early work of Jacopo Pontormo (1494-1557) there are already signs of mannerism, one of the founders of which he will become. It was the manner of the image, that is, how it was written, that attracted the artist. The Cosimo Elder Medici portrait was created more than half a century after the founder of the Medici dynasty, the banker and merchant who became the ruler of Florence, passed away.
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Museum of the newspaper, Germany, Aachen

The Newspaper Museum in Germany in Aachen opened in 1931. In 1854, walking along the river, he noticed a fisherman who was busy with his catch. Forkenbek suddenly ran to him and hit him, saying that the newspapers were too valuable to wrap fish in them! After the death of Oscar von Forkenbeck, his wife bequeathed to the state 80,000 newspapers and 1,500 books from the collection of the deceased husband.
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"Banquet officers of the company St. George ", Frans Hals - description of the painting

Banquet officers of the company of St. 175 x 324 cm The picture was painted in 1616, when the artist was about thirty years old. Just a few years earlier, a truce was concluded with the Spaniards, the actual independence of the country was recognized (legally it will be recognized only by the Ministerial Peace in 1648). The era of heroic struggle has not receded into the past, the Harlem arrows are yesterday's participants in this struggle.
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