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Adoration of the Shepherds, Jacob Jordaens, 1618

Adoration of the Shepherds - Jacob Jordaens. 1618Around 1618, the young Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678) wrote The Adoration of the Shepherds. A black shawl sets off the milky whiteness of her skin and the brightness of her blush. The child is sleeping, and the shepherds, who according to the gospel legend have come to bow to him, are reverently silent, but the colors are so bright, the shapes are so emphasized in volume (for example, the remarkably painted round copper jug ​​in the foreground), people are so full of health and strength, every figure and every object so insistently declare themselves that the viewer, standing in front of the picture, least of all thinks about peace and quiet.
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Picture of Boyars daughter, Surikov

Boyar's daughter - Vasily Ivanovich Surikov. 46x35 The sketch work of the great master is in its essence a finished work. A rich hat, a fur coat embroidered with gold, a colored scarf - testify to the boyar's status, wealth and influence of the heroine's family. The eyes of a young lady are filled with fear, pain and sympathy.
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Woman with a Hat, Henri Matisse, 1905

The woman in the hat is Henri Matisse. 1905In 1905, Henri Matisse ceased to use the technique of divisionism. In the Autumn Salon this year, the artist exhibited the painting "Woman in a Hat." Also participating in the exhibition was Albert Marche, who studied with Matisse under Gustave Moreau at the School of Fine Arts, Maurice Vlaminck and Andre Derain.
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"Sea. Koktebel ”, Ivan Aivazovsky - description of the painting

Sea. 83 x 117.5 cm The sunset at the rocky shore is captured in the painting “Sea. Only the shining edge of the luminary still fills the sky and waves with the liquid gold of the evening dawn. The sea is worried, the wind is playing with the waves, and the whole picture is characterized by a slight thoughtfulness of the sunset hour, when soft minor notes and major gold threads weave an amazing canvas.
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Lazaro Galdiano Museum, Madrid, Spain

The State Museum of Lazaro Galdiano is one of the most interesting and popular museums in the world and, obviously, the most beloved museum of the people of Madrid. Here are collected the works of such great Spanish masters as Francisco Goya, Jerome Bosch, Francisco Zurbaran, El Greco, Murillo, Velazquez, as well as works by famous artists of the English school: Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable, Joshua Reynolds, George Romney and many other authors.
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