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Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “Hand” (“Pangs of Conscience”)

Despite the fact that this picture is in St. Petersburg, the Russians are unlikely to see it: this town "Petersburg" is located in the United States, in the state of Florida. And the masterpiece itself is in a private collection. The image of a hand appears on many Salvador Dali’s paintings. The most famous “Hands” are “Worker's Hand and Ants” and this is the painting, “Pangs of conscience”.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Moonlit Night. Bathhouse in Feodosia »

Aivazovsky is a well-known Russian marine painter (that is, an artist who preferred the image of the sea), a battle painter and collector. There is a legend that his great-grandfather was a Turk, and when Azov was captured by Russian troops, he was adopted by an unknown Armenian who took pity on him and baptized him. The truth of the legend is unprovable, but Aivazovsky’s sensitivity to everything connected with the sea is obvious, his ability to use color for the most realistic transmission real landscapes and his love for the world, which alone can allow you to write so vibrant, clear and beautiful paintings.
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Description of the painting by Kazimir Malevich "Self-portrait"

The subject of self-portrait was used by K. Malevich throughout his creative activity. Picturesque images of himself constitute a peculiar chronicle of life, and in each image the artist appears from a new perspective. The features of each painting, including style, technique and attributes, help to imagine the emotional state in which the author was at the time of writing each of the self-portraits.
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Description of the painting by Eduard Manet “Breakfast on the Grass”

The painting was exhibited for the first time in the famous Salon of the Outcast, which was opened May 15, 1863 in Paris by Emperor Napoleon III, who wished to be known as the defender of freedom and creativity. Then the jury rejected many of the works of artists not allowed to participate in the exhibition. Eduard Manet offered Salon of the Outcast for dessert his Breakfast on the Grass, which caused a storm of emotions, fierce criticism and a unanimous sentence that this “breakfast” was absolutely “inedible”.
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Description of the painting by Peter Rubens "Three Graces"

The picturesque picture of the Baroque era “Three Graces” (1639) belongs to the brush of the South Dutch artist Peter Paul Rubens. The dimensions of the canvas are 221X181 cm, the technique is oil on wood. This masterpiece of art is attributed to the late period of Rubens, which began in the 1630s. At this time, the artist moved away a little from the hustle and bustle of his life and confined himself to being in Stan Castle.
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