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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Constantinople at dawn”

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky ... Are there any other associations with this name besides the sea? Everyone knows that Aivazovsky painted the sea very realistically and beautifully. Calm, lush, dark and bright, this artist showed us the sea from different sides, at different times of the day, in different countries. The seas and oceans inspired him, and now all of us are inspired by his paintings.
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Description of the painting by Valentin Serov “Haystack”

In this picture we see a rural landscape. In the foreground is a large haystack. This is probably the preparation that the peasants did for the winter to feed the cattle. Around the hay we see a low fence, it seems as if it is not completed. The master drew well the weaving of this makeshift fence - you can see almost every twig.
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Description of the painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo “Summer”

Created in 1573. Exhibited in the Louvre, Paris, France. Another similar, but written ten years earlier, canvas is in the Vienna Museum of the History of Art. The artist was called a classic only in the 20th century, when his original work was rediscovered. It is remembered for unique allegorical works in which people are portrayed with the help of completely different things, from birds or shells to books and flames.
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Description of the painting by Valentin Serov “Phoebe Radiant”

Phoebe Radiant is a truly radiant magnificent painting by the famous Russian painter Valentin Serov. By the way, the only example of ceiling painting in his creative activity. This work is an incomparable subject of admiration in the collection of the Tula Museum of Art. In 1887, Valentin Serov, then still a young little-known artist, was invited by the landowner Nikolai Dmitrievich Seleznev to the Arkhangelsk village.
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