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Description of the painting by Boris Kustodiev "Bathers"

The painting “Bathers” by Boris Kustodiev, now stored in Minsk at the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, was painted in 1917. By this time, the artist was suffering from an incurable disease - a tumor of the spinal cord - and since then until his death he was deprived of the opportunity to move independently without the help of a wheelchair.
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Description of Camille Pissarro’s painting “Opera in Paris”

Camille Pissarro devoted a lot of time to work on his canvases and was deservedly considered the patriarch of French impressionism. And the main theme of his work is Paris. The Creator did not set himself the goal of conveying the external image of the city. Rather, he wrote feelings and emotions. In the picture “Opera passage in Paris” you can see a lot of people, umbrellas, carriages moving in different directions, a wet pavement.
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Description of the painting by Alexei Savrasov Spring. Vegetable gardens

The painting by the outstanding master of landscape painting, A. Savrasov, was painted in 1893 and belongs to the undoubted masterpieces of Russian fine art of the 19th century. A distinctive feature of the painter’s style of writing was the desire for the utmost realism of the depicted. His paintings are striking with sincerity, reverent love for the world.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Argunov “Dying Cleopatra”

"Dying Cleopatra" is the first work in the history of Russian painting, dedicated to the figure of the ancient era, rich in great victories and great defeats. The painting captured an episode of the tragic death of the captivating Egyptian queen. According to one version, Cleopatra, the legendary beauty and wise ruler, having learned that she must submit to Octavian and become a prisoner of his throne, committed suicide in her boudoir.
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