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Description of the painting by Peter Bruegel "Flemish proverbs"

The picture is saturated with a large number of different subjects and figures. This is a parable painting dedicated to Flemish folklore. The picture depicts Dutch proverbs, which include more than 100 metaphoric scenes on the canvas, which ridiculed folk wit. The canvas shows the likeness of a village, namely a large house with extensions to it.
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Description of Peter Brueghel's painting “The Triumph of Death”

Peter Brueghel's painting “The Triumph of Death” is unusually gloomy. It depicts the triumph of death, which reigns in everything. There is a truly global end to all of humanity, although here, unlike the artist’s earlier paintings, there is no devilry. Suddenly it happened that the laws were broken and a certain boundary between the kingdom of the living and the kingdom of the dead, which was not reliable enough, was broken.
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Description of the painting by Nikolai Krymov "Yellow Shed"

Krymov’s painting “The Yellow Shed” was painted in the spirit of impressionism. In the center of the picture is a bright spot - a yellow barn. From the shade of the surrounding trees the shed is cast with a redhead. The roof of the building is lush green. A small yellow path is trampled to the barn, which actively stands out against the background of a bright green, juicy meadow.
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Description of the Icon of Dionysius "Crucifixion"

"Crucifixion" is a classic icon painted according to all the canons. There is no liveliness inherent in the images of saints from the masters of the Renaissance, there is no grotesque image of the hellish creatures inherent in Borges. She is simple and beautiful in this simplicity. On the cross is the body of Jesus. It is bent in misery, arms are open, nailed to the crossbeams of the cross, but it looks like a hug, forgiveness, the desire to take the whole world into oneself.
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Description of the painting by Orest Kiprensky “Poor Lisa”

A very interesting portrait of Kiprensky. It is written on the story of the same name by Karamzin. There is also a clear connection with the life of the painter himself. The artist was a real psychologist who created magnificent portraits of women. He was able to convey a female soul. All his heroines must be sad about something, dreaming.
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Description of the engraving by Albrecht Durer "Melancholy"

The painting is a carving engraving, the base of which is made of copper. Its author is the German artist Albrecht Durer, who completed work on his creation in 1514. During the life of the artist, it was customary to divide the melancholic into several types. Dürer himself referred to the first type. Critics consider the "mysterious work" of Dürer the "melancholy".
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