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Description of the painting Henri Matisse "Self Portrait"

Founder of Fauvism and master of coloristics. This appears to the descendants of Henri Mattis. Later, ethnic motifs penetrated his art and dissolved, assimilated by the will of the master. The artist created his canvases in series. Several versions of the same work were written at once. The main themes of the work are dances, pastorals, still lifes, fabrics and landscapes outside the window.
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Description of the painting Masaccio Crucifix

The painting “Crucifixion” by the Italian master Masaccio was painted in 1426 to decorate the premises of the Pisa chapel Santa Maria del Carmine. It is the most famous and accurate picture of Masaccio in terms of dating and cost, since the customer, in view of the special impression made by him, scrupulously documented all the data regarding his order.
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Description of the Soviet poster "Ready for work and defense"

One of the notable features of the Soviet era was the desire for a healthy lifestyle. He was promoted through high-profile slogans, television, public gatherings and, of course, through propaganda posters. It was a whole world that reflected the essence and meaning of the Soviet government, which wanted to bring the country to the highest level.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Sadovnikov "Panorama of Nevsky Prospect"

V. His work occupies an important place among the works devoted to the depiction of landscapes of St. Petersburg. Sadovnikov’s artistic heritage is more than a hundred pages with views of the capital, its environs, embankments and squares. During his life, Sadovnikov managed to make more than a hundred views of St. Petersburg, capturing the northern capital from the time of Pushkin and Gogol in his early works, to the times of Dostoevsky and Pomyalovsky in more later works.
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Description of the painting by Kazimir Malevich “Cow and violin”

K.S. Malevich is a vivid representative of surrealism, so undeveloped in Russia at that time. His paintings are striking in their originality, characters are incompatible, and sometimes in their gloom. The work “Cow and Violin” is one of the most striking and unusual paintings. Painted on a wooden plank. At that time, the artist was in need and could not afford to buy an expensive canvas.
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Description of the painting by Egon Schiele “Family”

The Egon Schiele family is one of the heaviest paintings by the author. In 1918, Europe was gripped by a terrible disease that claimed the lives of more than ten million people. The Spanish flu has become a horror for every inhabitant of Europe. In the center of the picture, the artist portrayed himself, his wife Edith Harms and their unborn child.
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