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Description of the painting Fedor Vasilyev "Evening"

Vasilyev Fedor Alexandrovich began his artistic career at the age of 17. He specialized in painting landscapes. The young artist sought to capture nature in its various states. Unfortunately, his life tragically ended at the age of 23. Over his short life, Vasiliev painted more than 100 paintings and managed to get into the first row of leading Russian landscape painters.
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Description of Caravaggio's painting “Sleeping Cupid”

In those days, when Caravaggio began to paint this picture, most people sacredly believed that the very immersion in sleep could serve as a symbol of liberation from such qualities as sensuality. Knights sought him, who once vowed celibacy and chastity. Cupid in the picture is also immersed in a deep and serene sleep, his posture is completely relaxed, and his dreams certainly do not bother him.
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Description of the painting by Pavel Filonov “Goat”

The work of Pavel Filonov “Goat”, at first glance, resembles a children's drawing. As if a very young child decided to play with paints and made some bright blots on paper. Perhaps this was the main task of the avant-garde artist Filonov. He wanted to portray the provocation, the rebellious spirit of the time with the help of childish immediacy and ease.
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Description of the painting by Lev Solovyov “Monks didn’t go there”

Voronezh Lev Solovyov is not particularly known to a wide audience, only great connoisseurs of art and artists know him, and that, perhaps, not all. However, this work is familiar to many. Only the author of his Solovyov was undeservedly forgotten, and if it weren’t for Repin and not one funny mistake, no one would have known about it ... The fact is that, by a strange coincidence, the painting was attributed to the brush of Ilya Efimovich Repin, and even under a different name - "sailed."
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Description of the painting by Boris Johanson “Interrogation of the Communists”

Thoughts about this picture tormented the artist for several years - I wanted to find the perfect composition, ideal heroes to achieve the goal. The goal was not easy to achieve - Johanson wanted to show the difference between the Communists and the whites, an irreconcilable contrast between the social strata, who want different things, have different lives and have completely different, and sometimes opposite, hopes.
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