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Cart for hay, John Constable - description of the painting

Hay Cart - John Constable. 82 x 130 cm "Cart for Hay" - one of the most famous paintings by Constable. The canvas is so popular that today it is constantly copied, printed in the form of illustrations and postcards, even made a model for embroidery. The painting shows the landscape of the area between Suffolk and Essex, a place well known to Constable himself.
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"Horse Cossack, escorting a peasant", Oryol - description of the painting

Horse Cossack, escorting a peasant - Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky. 54.5 x 45 cmIn the artist's work, the image of a warrior, a horseman is extremely common. This is a huge gift, which was embodied in many of the master’s paintings. Two characters are depicted in watercolors - a dull peasant who was forced to join the militia against his will, and a professional warrior, a Cossack, leading a peasant on a rope to fight for his homeland.
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Painting Dreams, Polenov - description

Dreams - Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov. 180 x 165 cm For 19th-century Russian painting, a keen interest in gospel history is very characteristic. Biblical themes were created by Perov, Ge, and Kramskoy. Vasily Polenov also did not stand aside. The main feature of the Russian art of this period, dedicated to Jesus, is the so-called ethical attitude to Scripture, that is, the isolation of the human in all religious history, full of miracles and mysticism.
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Giotto di Bondone - biography and paintings

Giotto is a truly iconic figure for the art of the whole world. He became the founder of the Italian school of painting and is rightfully considered one of the first artists who began to use new ways of representing space. This master laid the foundations of the Proto-Renaissance, and his works inspired such famous and talented artists of a later time as Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael Santi and Michelangelo Buonarotti.
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