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St. John the Evangelist and St. Francis of Assisi, El Greco

St. John the Evangelist and St. Francis of Assisi - El Greco. 110x86 El Greco's painting is attributed either to mannerism or to baroque; in fact, it does not belong to any of the currents. The original manner of this artist is also expressed in the picture presented. El Greco portrayed on it St. John the Evangelist, conversing with St. Francis.
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Portrait of Madame Bergeret, Francois Boucher, 1766

Portrait of Madame Bergeret - Francois Boucher. The court painter of the French king Louis XV and his favorite painter, favorite of the Marquise de Pompadour, Boucher with graceful grace depicted mythological and allegorical scenes with goddesses and cupids, so valued in the Rococo era. "Portrait of Madame Bergeret" - one of the most interesting in the work masters.
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Breakfast with Blueberry Pie, Willem Clas Head, 1631

Breakfast with blueberry pie - Willem Clas Head. 54x82In the 17th century, in Holland, many artists created still lifes, and in their midst there was a specialization: one depicted flowers, the other - dishes, the third - musical instruments. Willem Klas Kheda (1593 / 1594-1680 / 1682) wrote still lifes of the same type for several decades, at least they date from both 1631 (presented “Breakfast with Blueberry Pie”) and 1651.
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Michelangelo Buonarroti - a brief biography and paintings

One of the most famous sculptors, artists, poets, painters and architects of all time - Michelangelo Buonarotti was born 03/06/1475 in the city of Caprez, where he studied in primary school, and after graduation, in 1488, began to engage in sculpture, being a student of Bertoldo in the workshop of the greatest painter Stories - Domenico Ghirlandaio.
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Picture "Pine Forest", Shishkin - description

Pine forest - Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. 1889 In the picture we see a corner of a pine forest covered with the summer sun. The whole picture is filled with a pine smell, special coniferous vigor and silence. Nothing violates the forest dormancy in the morning (shadows in the sand indicate that it is morning). Apparently, we have before us one of the suburbs of St. Petersburg, where the artist so often found plots for his work.
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Portrait of Princess Trubetskoy, Antropov - description

Portrait of Prince 54x42 Creativity of Alexei Petrovich Antropov developed in the middle of the XVIII century. The team's tasks included decorative painting of walls and shades of buildings under construction, writing icons for iconostases and other works. Large painters led such teams. Antropov first worked under the guidance of the famous portrait painter A.
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