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Museums and Art

Portrait of Cardinal Dzelad, Anton Rafael Mengs - description

Portrait of Cardinal Dzelad - Anton Rafael Mengs. 90 x 66 cm Anton Mengs is famous for his frescoes and paintings on religious subjects. But also as a portrait painter, Anton Rafael Mengs is interesting for his contemporaries and for posterity. Mengs is in the thick of the events of the courtyard and, of course, he has many patrons and admirers of creativity who dream of receiving paintings with his autograph.
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Museums and Art

“Savior of the world”, Leonardo da Vinci - description of the painting

Savior of the world - Leonardo da Vinci. 66 x 45 cm. One of their most controversial and mysterious paintings in contemporary art history. Written by Leonardo da Vinci at the end of the 15th century for Louis XII, it was stored for more than two hundred years in the royal families of France and England, and then disappeared from sight for many years, appearing again at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Orest Adamovich Kiprensky: paintings (portraits), short biography

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky is a brilliant Russian portrait painter, painter and graphic artist, a man of complex and interesting fate. Like Leonardo da Vinci, he was born out of wedlock, but unlike the Renaissance titan, he had to be enslaved in his youth - since he was an illegitimate child of a landowner, according to official information he was a serf and was considered the son of Adam Shvalba, a serf whom he married on his mother after the birth of a child from the landowner Dkonov.
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Museums and Art

"Despair. Self Portrait », Gustave Courbet - description

Despair. 45 cm x 55 cm Gustave Courbet wrote a brilliant artistic masterpiece! The painting "Despair. The author's work is stored in his private collection. In the picture, the master of the brush talented and gifted portrayed himself. This is his great art and great spiritual perfection. The skill of the artist is simply unique!
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