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Description of the painting by Sandro Botticelli “Madonna Magnificat”

The artist Sandro Botticelli is one of the most prominent representatives of the Renaissance. The name comes from the opening words of the prayer of the Mother of God, written in an open book, which she obscures with her hand. The baby Jesus, sitting on her lap, with his left hand he squeezes a pomegranate apple, symbolizing eternal life that he gives people, with his right hand leads the hand of the holy mother and she records a prayer.
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Description of the painting by Alexander Popov “February”

Popov Alexander Andreevich was a well-known artist and experienced teacher, the head of the Odessa school, subsequently recognized as the best educational institution in the entire Russian empire. He painted portraits, landscapes and genre compositions, is one of the hundred best painters of Ukraine. Alexander Popov was born in 1852 in the Yaroslavl province.
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Description of the painting Vasily Surikov "Hut"

One of Vasily Surikov’s most underestimated works, Izba, was written by him in 1873 and depicts a dilapidated dwelling resembling an ordinary village house, made many tens or hundreds of years before the artist decided to capture it on the canvas. We see a hut of people in the picture, who lived not poorly, but not richly.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Shishkin "In the country"

Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin was very fond of portraying forests and rivers. So in this picture, painted by the artist in 1894, the viewer is presented to plunge into the natural world with a light gamut of tones. The whole picture is permeated with air and color. Here you can feel the joy of being, a soft sincere lyrical principle.
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