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Description of the painting by Mikhail Nesterov "Beyond the Volga"

The history of the famous painting “Beyond the Volga” by artist Nesterov is very interesting. The magnificent canvas created in 1905 was acquired by a collector from Astrakhan P.M. Dogadin. After this, a work of art was exhibited in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Astrakhan, as well as in museums in China. Mikhail Nesterov as an artist was formed under the influence of such eminent artists as Alexei Savrasov and Vasily Perov.
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Description of Peter Rubens's painting “The Hippo Hunt”

The painting was painted in 1616. The hippo is depicted much less than in reality. But when viewed as a whole, the appearance of the animal is conveyed correctly. Fangs protrude from the mouth of the hippo. Rubens created a series of paintings on the theme of hunting. The viewer pays tribute to the skill of the painter, but at the same time feels a certain implausibility of what is happening.
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Description of the painting Isaac Levitan "Forest Lake"

The painting was painted in 1890. Levitan, like any professional artist, always did sketches before writing the main picture. Many such sketches with the landscape of the lake have been preserved. In his painting, Levitan depicted the extraordinary and versatility of nature. It seems that the foreground is dissolved in the picture.
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Description of the painting by Eugene Delacroix “Portrait of Paganini”

A great musician who knew how to perfectly handle his instrument. They even said that he was connected with the devil, because no one knew how to play the violin, as he did. It was the case that he even managed to play on one string. That's because all the strings for the concert burst, but the performance had to be continued somehow, and he continued to play on one string.
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Description of the painting by Kazimir Malevich “Oak and Dryads”

The painting “Oak and Dryads” was painted by Kazimir Malevich in 1908. This period of his work is considered to be early, then he had not yet switched to Suprematism, which made him famous throughout the world. Art historians define the style of this painting as symbolism. The painting, in which Malevich refers to ancient mythological subjects, is currently stored in one of the private collections.
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