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Gust of Wind, 1873-1876, Winslow Homer

A gust of wind - Winslow Homer. The main achievements of American art of the second half of the 19th century are largely connected with the name of the artist Winslow Homer, who, along with Thomas Eakinson, was the leading representative of realistic painting. In his youth, Homer studied lithography, worked as an illustrator.
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Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Hallett (Morning Walk) - Thomas Gainsborough

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Hallett (Morning Walk) - Thomas Gainsborough. 2З6,2х179,1 The picture shows an elegant young couple walking along the road along the forest, and their faithful dog. William Hallett and Elizabeth Stephen, the names of the heroes, are 21 years old, and they intend to get married. The portrait was painted shortly before the wedding, in the summer of 1785.
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Museum-Reserve Akkerman Fortress, Ukraine, Belgorod-Dniester

The city of Belgorod-Dniester is considered the oldest and most beautiful city in Ukraine. On its outskirts, on the territory of the former ancient Greek policy of Tira, there is the Akkerman Fortress Museum. The rocky coast of the Dniester estuary gives the museum a special flavor. The complex consists of four parts: the Genoese castle, the northern, southern and port courtyards.
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Toy Museum in Sergiev Posad, Russia

We all come from childhood, and how sometimes we want to return to it. It’s possible, and it’s not necessary for this at all - to come to Sergiev Posad and go to a unique toy museum. How do you sometimes want to again become a little girl with mischievous pigtails, and return at a time when the sky was bluer and the trees higher.
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Parnassus, Andrea Mantegna, 1497

Parnassus - Andrea Mantegna. 160x192 The complex, allegorical content of the picture makes the viewer recall the intricate intricacies of Greek mythology, specifically the secret union of Aphrodite with Ares. Love and war, united together, gave rise to Fear and Horror, Eros and Harmony. Enraged was the husband of Aphrodite Hephaestus, but could not do anything.
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Portrait of a Camargo dancer, Nicola Lancre

Portrait of the dancer Camargo - Nicola Lancre. 45x55Nicolas Lancre (1690-1743), one of the most talented followers of Antoine Watteau, inherited his light brush, softness and poetry of colorful relationships, plots. The 18th-century French master also liked to portray actors of the comedy del arte in the stages of performances, concerts in the bosom of nature, gallant festivities.
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