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Royal Crew Museum in Bulak, Egypt

In the area of ​​Cairo Bay, on the territory of the Military Museum, there is a separate, independent exhibition, consisting of royal ceremonial crews, carriages and cars. Before the revolution of 1952, Egypt was a kingdom. Therefore, any official departure of the ruling family was accompanied by magnificent ceremonies.
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The Annunciation, Sebastiano Mazzoni

The Annunciation - Sebastiano Mazzoni. 154x112 The Annunciation by Sebastiano Mazzoni (1611-1678) is striking in its unusual interpretation and composition of the gospel story. Most of it is occupied by the figure of the archangel Gabriel, with the Virgin Mary carrying the news of an imminent miracle, the Immaculate Conception, and Her birth of the divine Infant.
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Video tour of the Metropolitan Museum

Today we will conduct a virtual tour of one of the most famous museums in the world - the Metropolitan Museum, the very first museum in the world. You can easily understand what is at stake. The museum is very huge so please be patient. This is the best video tour at the moment on the Internet. You will not find such anywhere.
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Portrait of Iness Muatiese, Ingres, 1856

Portrait of Iness Muatier - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. 120x92.1 Jean Auguste Ingres became famous as a portrait painter, although he himself considered portrait a lower genre in comparison with historical painting. From 1806-1824 he lived in Italy and studied the ancient art and works of Renaissance artists. When the banker Sigisbert Muatesieu ordered Ingres a portrait of his wife, Maria-Clotilde-Iness, he refused to work, but later, having seen a young woman, he was conquered by her and took for the picture.
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Madonna with Saints Anthony of Padua and Roch, Giorgione

Madonna with saints Anthony of Padua and Roch - Giorgione. 92 x 133The greatest master of the High Renaissance, a representative of the Venetian school, Giorgione (1476 / 1477-1510), with his mature, based on the sensitive interaction of color and light, pioneered a new technique in Italy - oil painting. It allows you to accurately convey the nuances of chiaroscuro, the shape of figures and objects.
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Self-portrait at the age of 58, Anton Graf, 1794

Self-portrait at the age of 58 - Anton Graf. 168x105 Anton Graf (1736-1813) is a great German portrait painter with Swiss roots. Naturally, many works fell into the Dresden Gallery. The textbook images of the figures of the German culture of the 18th century - Lessing, Herder, Schiller, Gluck, Khodovetsky, Kleist - are the works of Graf.
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