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Description of the painting by Vasily Maximov “Who is it?”

The picture of the Russian artist of the XIX century Vasily Maksimovich Maksimov "Who is it?" Today you can see it at the exposition in the Ryazan Regional Art Museum. The picture tells the viewer about the everyday plot from peasant life. In a simple peasant's hut, a peasant girl or a peasant woman stands near the door and attentively listens to the sounds coming from the closed door.
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Description of the painting by Peter Bruegel "The Fall of Icarus"

The mythological background of the picture is known to almost everyone. The author very specifically portrayed the ending of this story. In the foreground, you can observe characters who are completely not related to the main idea of ​​the picture. However, this plowman, who is engaged in his work and does not even pay attention to what is happening, symbolizes indifference to the fallen Icarus.
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Description of the painting by Karl Bryullov “The Horsewoman”

“The Horsewoman” is a painting by the Russian artist Karl Bryullov, painted in 1832 at the request of Countess Julia Samoilova. Even on the dog’s collar, the artist depicted the name of the Samoilovs. The painting was first exhibited in 1832 at the Brera Gallery in Milan. Further, the canvas was at the Countess's own until its ruin in 1972, when the painting was sold.
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Description of the painting by Vladimir Makovsky "From the Rain"

The rain has not yet broken out, but the air already smells of freshness, clouds appeared from behind the grove, which means that we must hurry. So the central character of Vladimir Makovsky’s painting “From the Rain” thinks. This guy is in the very center of the canvas. His features can be seen most often. The boy is curly, he has a piercing and funny look, a nose with a small potato and bright lips.
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Description of Karl Bryullov's painting Self-Portrait

Karl Bryullov was without a doubt a talented, but very lonely artist, because even he suffered a disease alone. For seven long months, the fifty-year-old artist, on the recommendation of doctors, didn’t leave his bed, they didn’t let anyone in, he was completely alone in an empty apartment. And on a sunny May day of 1848, when everything outside blossomed and blew a warm breeze, the disease finally retreated.
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Description of the painting by Guido Reni "The Baptism of Christ"

Reni, in his own way, depicts an episode that is well known to everyone. He created this masterpiece at a time when his work was in full bloom. Christ was baptized, and we see the moment when he has already come out. His head is bowed and his eyes are modestly lowered. All this suggests that he is incredibly submissive. Most of the canvas is occupied by John the Baptist.
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