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Description of the painting by Konstantin Makovsky “Children running from a thunderstorm”

The painting depicts children who decided to go for mushrooms, but they suddenly overtook a thunderstorm. The picture is large in terms of parameters, however, it simply will not be possible to describe it with a large number of words. But it’s not a natural phenomenon, but children, rather their emotions and feelings, their fear and desire to find a shelter or haven to avoid rain.
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Description of the painting by Sergei Ivanov “Sagittarius”

Sergey Ivanov was born in 1864, and even in childhood showed a penchant for drawing. However, his father, confident that a decent person could not be fed with painting, sent him to study as an engineer, seeing this as a kind of compromise - in his opinion, it was necessary to draw there and there, but the engineer should still be more honorable and more profitable.
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Description of the painting by Isaac Levitan “Above Eternal Peace”

The painting by Isaac Levitan "Over Eternal Peace" is one of the pearls of the artist. Art historians attribute this work to the trilogy of his paintings, believing that the first is the canvas "At the pool", the second is Vladimirka, and the third is Above Eternal Peace. The painting was painted from nature, which became an old wooden church near Vyshny Volochok ( small city in the Tver province).
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Description of the painting by Abram Arkhipov “Laundresses”

A. Arkhipov carried out his career in the field of genre painting, drawing various episodes from the life of peasants. The Laundresses canvas, which reveals the theme of hard, debilitating labor, Arkhipov began in the late 1890s and finished in 1901. During this time, two versions of the painting were created. The work “Laundresses” is one of the most famous and at the same time one of the most important in the artist’s work.
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Description of the painting by Leonardo da Vinci “Madonna and Pomegranate”

“Madonna and Pomegranate” is the earliest, quite touching and direct Madonna, which was created by the great painter and master Leonardo. Each of the following images with the Madonna will be very close in its compositional and stylistic component to the “Madonna with Pomegranate.” The painter had a special composition, with the help of which he specially left the presence of “windows of incompleteness” on the finished work.
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