P.M. Tretyakov and his portrait gallery
Conceived as a “gallery in a gallery”, the portrait gallery of Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832–1898)…

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Vasily Polenov: “I love the Gospel narration immensely ...”
Creating a cycle of paintings "From the Life of Christ" Polenov considered "the main work…

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The most famous art galleries in the world
The National Art Gallery in London contains a unique collection of collections of English and…

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Masterpieces of Venetian painting

It is enough to recall the names of Giorgione and Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto, and it becomes clear what a bright and beautiful page in the art of the Renaissance was the painting of Venice. In a politically fragmented Italy, each city was an independent state, and its artistic culture had a special character, its own unique features. Historical destinies, social structure, natural conditions, way of life, everyday and cultural traditions determined the originality of the art of a particular center. Continue reading

“Portrait of D. A. Furmanov” by Sergey Malyutin
Sergey Vasilyevich Malyutin is the oldest in terms of age and creative experience of all…

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"The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis" by Rembrandt
A prominent place in Rembrandt’s painting is taken by the painting “The Claudius Civilis Conspiracy”,…

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"The Adoration of the Magi" by Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci
In March 1481, the monks of the Florentine monastery of San Donato a Scopetto turned…

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