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State Museum of the History of Religion, Russia, St. Petersburg

The State Museum of the History of Religion is located in the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg. An exhibition on the history of religion, which was held in the Winter Palace in 1930, was the impetus for the opening of the museum. The State Museum of Religion is one of the few museums in the world that describes in great detail the history of the emergence and development of religion.
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Portrait of Ginevra de Este, Antonio Pisanello

Portrait of Ginevra de Este - Antonio Pisanello. 43x30 “Portrait of Ginevra de Este” (“Portrait of the Princess”) - the work of the Italian painter of the early quattrocento Antonio Pisanello (1395-1455). The princess’s profile resembles embossed images created on commemorative medals. Some researchers suggested that the image is not Ginevra de Este, but another representative of this house, nee Gonzago.
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Painting Italian noon, Bryullov, 1827

Italian noon - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 64х55 The artist’s most popular work, sorted into hundreds of thousands of lithographs, reproductions, embroideries, mosaics, puzzles. Why is there such a demand, such popularity? It is obvious that in the sincerity of the artist, who managed to convey his admiration for beauty, youth, light.
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Portrait of a Camargo dancer, Nicola Lancre

Portrait of the dancer Camargo - Nicola Lancre. 45x55Nicolas Lancre (1690-1743), one of the most talented followers of Antoine Watteau, inherited his light brush, softness and poetry of colorful relationships, plots. The 18th-century French master also liked to portray actors of the comedy del arte in the stages of performances, concerts in the bosom of nature, gallant festivities.
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Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Description of Michelangelo's Frescoes

To date, the Sistine Chapel is considered the most famous chapel, which is located in the Vatican. This building was built during the reign of Sixte IV, which is why the chapel has such a name. The Sistine Chapel, wall and ceiling paintings The Sistine Chapel is a huge rectangular hall, which has an oval-shaped arch, and is divided into two parts by an incredibly beautiful marble fence.
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The painting "Ball at the Moulins de la Galette", Renoir, 1876

Ball at the Moulins de la Galette - Renoir. 131x175Picture "Ball at the Moulins de la Galette" (1876) - one of Renoir's most famous works - is a genre scene written in an open air. Moulin de la Galette - an inexpensive squash in Montmartre, where students and working youth of Paris gathered. A spacious open-air dance hall adjoined to it, where dance evenings were often held.
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