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St. Christopher, Hans Memling, 1484

St. Christopher - Hans Memling. 1484 In 1484, Christopher carrying on the shoulders of the Infant Christ. In a cave in a rock, the hermit holds a lantern, showing travelers a dangerous ford. The baby on the shoulders of the saint raised his right hand in blessing. Christopher's gaze is directed upward; the expression on his face shows that he knew whom he was carrying at the moment when the leaves miraculously blossomed on his pole.
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To my wife, Marc Chagall

My wife is Marc Chagall. 131 x 194Unusual picture in the nude genre, full of symbols and signs that arise at the level of the unconscious, "My wife" is dedicated to Bella Rosenfeld. By the time they finished work on the painting (1944), they had been married for almost 30 years, but Bella was still the same beloved woman, muse, manager and guardian angel of the painter.
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Departure of the Queen of Sheba, Claude Lorrain, 1648

Departure of the Queen of Sheba - Claude Lorren. 149x196 cmMaster of the “nonexistent” metaphysical landscape, idealist and subtle esthetician Claude Lorren, fully embodied his rare gift in the painting with the “conditional” title “Departure of the Queen of Sheba.” The work was written to order, on a topic defined by the customer himself.
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The Origin of the Milky Way, Jacopo Tintoretto

The origin of the Milky Way is Jacopo (Robusti) Tintoretto. 149.4x168 Jacopo Tintoretto is a great artist of the Venetian school of the Late Renaissance. The work was commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II to decorate his Prague residence. This is one of the best paintings by the master on a plot from ancient mythology.
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Spring. Seasons (New primitive), M.F. Larionov, 1912

Spring. 118x142The leader of the movement of Russian avant-garde artists of the late 1900s and early 1910s, M. Larionov (1881-1964) attached great importance to sincere, naive and at first glance frivolous children's creativity, since it always comes directly from the depths of the child’s consciousness. Imitating a naive children's drawing, the artist strove to create works as sincere and direct.
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Portrait of Leo Tolstoy, Repin, 1887

Portrait of Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 124 x 88 cmPortrait makes a bright and strong impression. Along the line of mother Leo Tolstoy is a direct descendant of Yaroslav the Wise, along the line of his father - the legendary Indris, a mysterious, unclear figure. A high forehead, a broad beard, rude facial features. Russian boyar, confidently sitting in an old armchair.
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