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Pifferary before the image of the Madonna, 1825, Bryullov

Pifferari in front of the Madonna Image - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 53.5 x 42.5 cm Pifferari, wandering Italian musicians playing piffero (a kind of pipe), stopped at the entrance to the chapel. The old man and the boy in the simple clothes of the Italian poor - colored cloaks and wide-brimmed hats - reverently look at the image of the Madonna hanging on the wall.
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National Archaeological Museum of Naples

The museum building, which is now called the National Archaeological Museum, was built in 1615. From that time, until 1777, the University of Naples was located in it, after which, by order of King Ferdinand IV, it was reconstructed and re-planned to house the Royal Library and the Bourbon Museum.
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Madonna and Saints - Altar of San Jobob, Giambellino

Madonna and Saints. 471x292 Bernard Burns called Giovanni Bellini the greatest Venetian master of the XV century. The artist began to write around 1449, and ten years later he became the head of a large workshop. By the time the altar was created for the church of San Jobb (St. Job), his manner of writing was already formed.
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Museum of Printing, Russia, St. Petersburg

The Petersburg Press Museum has existed since 1984, but then it was called Lenin and the newspaper Pravda. The museum is very young, but there are enough visitors here. The printing museum is located in the house where the editorial offices of the newspapers Rus and Selsky Vestnik were located. The museum has a fairly large room in which exhibitions are held.
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Alexey Kondratievich Savrasov, biography and paintings

In the history of Russian art, it is difficult to find a more tragic figure than Alexei Kondratievich Savrasov. The deep and talented landscape painter, who wrote several hundred paintings that make up the glory of Russian painting, is known to the general public as a master who created one painting - “Rooks Have Arrived”. His whole life is an alloy of tragedies in his personal life and brilliant victories in art.
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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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