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The Mystical Christmas, Sandro Botticelli, 1501

Mystical Christmas - Sandro Botticelli. 108.5x75 cm Botticelli created a painting “Mystical Christmas”, amazing in its plot and composition, at the sunset of a creative and life-long journey. The plot of the picture, complex and ambiguous, was inspired by the sermons of the famous Savonarola under the influence of political unrest that shook his native Tuscany Botticelli.
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"Meleager and Atalanta", Jacob Jordaens - description of the painting

Meleager and Atalanta - Jacob Jordaens. 152 x 120 cm This bright and memorable canvas was painted by the artist in the early days of his work, but already clearly reflects his writing style and the fashionable style used - Baroque. The painting exploits a popular theme from ancient Greek myths about the hunter Meleager and the brave girl Atalanta, who turned out to be a master of hunting worse than men.
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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, biography and paintings

Giovanni Batista Tiepolo - the most famous Italian artist, a representative of the Venetian school of painting. Always fond of painting, Giovanni entered the studio of the painter Gregorio Lazzarini at a young age, where he received the basics of decorative painting. At the age of 20, he received his first public recognition and first orders.
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Museum News and Life

The artist and his talent An artistic gift is both talent and great work. Since art is in many respects close to craft, it combines unconditional natural talent and simple technical skills, without which there will never be a real artist. It is the combination of talent and tireless daily work that gives the world the most striking and gifted artists.
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Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov, paintings and biography

Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov was born in Moscow on February 18, 1780 in a merchant family. His ancestors came from Greece, who moved to Russia in the first half of the 18th century. Malchik studied at one of Moscow guesthouses and early began to be interested in painting. He independently copied the paintings of old masters and painted his friends.
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Ivan Fomich Khrutsky, biography and paintings

Belarusian artist I. He was a well-deserved man who invested in his work a huge supply of spiritual energy, creative excellence and limitless interest in the world around him. His whole life was full of goodness, warmth, divine love for people and an inexhaustible flight of inspiration! The future artist was born into a large family of a priest, Polish nobleman Tomos Foma Khrutsky.
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