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Artist Karl Pavlovich Bryullov - biography and paintings

Karl Pavlovich Bryullov was born in St. Petersburg on December 12, 1799. All his brothers studied at the Academy of Arts, in which their father taught. As a child, Bryullov was very ill. Until the age of 7 he hardly got out of bed. But his father was very strict towards him, and forced him to draw the required number of figures, horses, along with the other brothers.
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Gaudi Museum in Reus

There is a small town Reus on the northeast coast of Catalonia, called in Spanish the Costa Dorada. And the culprit of such popularity was not the picturesque ruins of ancient civilizations, but the genius of a man who was born in this quiet town, and subsequently became a world famous architect. This person, Antonio Gaudi (1852-1926), is a legendary man who created such architectural creations as no one has ever built and does not build, and has left many puzzles that are still being debated and trying to understand.
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David Teniers the Younger - paintings and biography

David Teniers the Younger, an outstanding Flemish painter of the 17th century, was born in 1610 in Antwerp. The financial difficulties of his father, according to researchers, on the one hand, caused the rather difficult young years of the future master, and on the other, prompted him to start earning bread on his own creativity early and gain recognition.
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View of the island of San Giorgio and Giudecca, Francesco Guardi

View of the island of San Giorgio and Giudecca - Francesco Guardi. 200x281 Francesco Guardi headed the family art workshop after the death of his brother. He began his career with portraits, painted religious compositions and scenes in interiors, but all his life he remained a singer of his native city. It is true that Guardi’s work, being the pinnacle of the European Veduta genre, marked its completion.
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Landscape with Aeneas on Delos, Claude Lorren, 1672

Landscape with Aeneas on Delos - Claude Lorren. 1672 The choice of characters in the picture of Claude Lorrain (1672) takes us to the idyllic world of the heyday of ancient culture. The plot was based on the story of how Aeneas sought out the Apollo oracle on the sacred island of Delos on the way from Troy. Before us, the king and priest of Delos Aliy greet Aeneas, his father Anchis and son Askanias.
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Chair, George Georgievich Ryazhsky, 1928

The chairman is Georgy Georgievich Ryazhsky. 109х73Soviet artists of the 1920s sought to notice the new that the post-revolutionary era gave rise to in everyday life, in the minds of people, in their appearance and life. Georgy Georgievich Ryazhsky created a number of portraits of types: “Rabfakovka”, “Pechatnitsa”, “Delegate”, “Vuzovka”, “Chairwoman”.
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