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Spanish painting

Picture of Trinity, El Greco

Author: El Greco Museum: Prado Museum Year: 1577-1579 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Trinity - El Greco. 1577-1579. Canvas, oil. 300x179 The artist presented the Trinity in the song "Lamentation of Christ": surrounded by angels, God the Father takes the body of His Son, and at the top hovers a dove - a symbol of the Holy Spirit.
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Sculptures

Monuments and sculptures of the city of Moscow

Capital status and the centuries-old history of Moscow imply a very large number of very different sculptural monuments. The vast majority of the monuments are made by famous and talented authors. Many cause controversy among art historians and ordinary Muscovites. Some are ambiguously evaluated by historians.
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French painting

Painting Music, Henri Matisse

Author: Henri Matisse Museum: Hermitage Year: 1910 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Music - Henri Matisse. 1910. Oil on canvas. 260 x 389 cm The picture looks very much like "Dance", but is completely devoid of its expression and vivid expressiveness, despite the fact that both canvases are created with practically the same artistic means.
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Museums

Geier Anderson Museum in Cairo, Egypt

Country: Egypt City: Cairo Address: Ahmed Ibn Tolon A physician and a civil servant of Egypt, the Englishman Geyer-Andreson, was an avid collector. During his life, the brave officer traveled extensively in Central Asia and the Middle East. Egypt became his last duty station. Valuable specialist identified under housing two old houses in the center of Cairo, which he bought.
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French painting

"Breakfast", Francois Boucher - description of the painting

Author: Francois Boucher Museum: Louvre Year: 1739 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Breakfast - Francois Boucher. 1739. Oil on canvas. 66 x 82 cm In the 1730s, the Rococo-era painter Francois Boucher was favored by a changeable fate. The status of the first painter of the king provided the young master with success, fame and material well-being.
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Italian painting

Painting Yard masons, Canaletto

Author: Antonio Canaletto Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: About 1725 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Masters' yard - Canaletto. About 1725. Oil on canvas. 123.8х162.9 Giovanni Antonio Canal, nicknamed Canaletto (1697-1768) - Italian artist, head of the Venetian school of vedutists (from the Italian "veduta" - "view"), master of the urban landscape in the Baroque style.
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