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Description of the painting by Francois Boucher "Madame de Pompadour"

Francois Boucher - a very multifaceted French artist. The basis of his work is composed of paintings with mythical and biblical subjects; He also liked to depict the daily activities of the inhabitants of Paris and pastoral scenes, often took up portraits. The favorite of Louis the Fifteenth Marquis de Pompadour was his devoted admirer and girlfriend; Boucher was engaged in decorating her residence and painted several ceremonial portraits of the marquise.
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Description of the painting by Orest Kiprensky “Dmitry Donskoy on the Kulikovo field”

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky is a famous Russian portrait painter, talented painter and professor at the Academy of Fine Arts. One of the largest domestic masters of romantic portraiture, like all students of the Academy of Fine Arts, began with historical painting. In 1805, the artist was tasked with writing a large program piece on the theme of Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy, presented in the battle with Mamaia, when the Prince dies after winning a victory among their warriors in a grove.
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Description of the monument to the horse in Voronezh

The originality of our country can be envied. Russian people have always been famous for their unusual mentality, which often cannot be understood in any way by other countries. Each country in the world has its own monuments. Some of them personify victories in wars, others praise great people, the third are symbolic, the fourth are original.
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Description of the painting by Stanislav Zhukovsky "Snowdrops"

The painting "Snowdrops" was painted by Stanislav Yulianovich Zhukovsky in 1911. The artist was then in the Tver estate of the Milyukovs and snowdrops became the heroes of several of his works. The picture shows the period of the end of winter and the beginning of spring, when snow melts, the rivers are filled to the brim with meltwater, and plants strive towards the warm rays of the sun.
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