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Description of the painting Georges-Pierre Seurat “Sunday walk on the island of Grand Jatte”

1886 Landscape of the direction of pointillism, painted in oil on canvas. In this landscape, the artist used a new technique for painting. He does not mix colors, but applies them in monochrome, sometimes on top of one another. Smears lay down precisely, evenly, accurately. The whole range of colors is harmonious, laconic and sustained. At one time this picture provoked very conflicting responses from critics and public opinion.
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Description of the painting Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin "The Shore"

Petrov-Vodkin is a Russian artist, writer, teacher, in whose paintings three things can most often be observed, sometimes in combinations, sometimes not. Motherhood is the first thing. It can be a chanting of the image of the mother, her deed and holiness, or a hymn to the naturalness of procreation, with all its ordinary heroism.
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Description of the painting by Alexandre Benois “Parade at Paul I”

In 1907, Benoit performed a series of works on historical subjects, which includes the painting “Parade under Paul I”. This was due to the order of the publisher I.N. Knebel for his "Russian history in pictures." In addition to Benoit’s works, the book contained paintings by Dobuzhisky, Serov and other brush masters. Consider the painting “Parade under Paul I”.
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Description of the painting by Pierre Renoir "Lodge"

Perhaps the "Lodge" - one of the most famous paintings of Pierre Auguste Renoir. Despite the name, the box is indicated in the picture only as a secondary plan, in the form of several expressive elements. The basis of the work is a double portrait. The foreground is occupied by a woman who lowered one hand with small, theatrical binoculars on the side of the box, and the second, with an openwork handkerchief, laid on her knees.
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Description of the painting by Isaac Levitan “Twilight, haystacks”

Isaac Levitan in his creative life wrote many beautiful and famous paintings that are very fond and appreciated both in Russia and around the world. In the last years of his life, the artist moved from writing vivid colorful landscapes filled with solar heat and light to more calm and pacifying sunset paintings in which the artist tried to capture the very moment of sunset, to show the beauty of twilight, their mysterious charm.
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