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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 Konstantin Somov "Evening"

All the works of Konstantin Somov are very vibrant, reflect the spirit of the era, and at the same time are equipped with inherent sadness with a touch of skepticism, are melancholic. This was characterized by the work of Somov, one of his closest friends, Alexander Benois. At the beginning of the 20th century, and more precisely in the period from 1900 to 1902, this reality in the representation of Somov was embodied in the picture Evening.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Shishkin “Ship Forest”

The artist’s creativity is inextricably linked with his native nature. Perhaps that is why among his paintings the most landscapes. Calm backwaters and frisky streams, bright groves and hidden paths running away into the distance along the edge of the grain field. All this was subject to the brush of the great Russian artist. Ship forest was one of the last works of the master.
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Description of the painting by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin “Portrait of M. F. Petrova-Vodkina”

The paintings of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin are rightfully considered the first examples of the socialist realism genre. Many of his paintings of the Bolshevik period are really remembered and stored forever - but still the most striking works of Petrov-Vodkin, without a doubt, are portraits. With the help of very stingy means, the artist managed to convey the characters of his heroes so accurately that no additional methods were required.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Shishkin “Autumn landscape”

Shishkin’s paintings are really impressive. The nature of our country lives on it with its unique life. She is gorgeous and reverent. It is difficult to imagine more sincere and attractive pictures. The artist created each canvas with love. Before us is an autumn park. There is an irresistible desire to consider it in great detail.
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