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Description of the painting by Alexei Antropov “Self-portrait”

Self-portrait of Alexei Antropov was painted in 1784. Antropov is considered one of the first artists of Russia, who began to work in the technique of portraiture, including portraying secular persons. Mostly he worked in St. Petersburg, but also in Moscow, was engaged in the restoration of church frescoes in Kiev. His preferred technique was oil painting, but he also painted miniatures and icons.
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Description of the painting Pablo Picasso "Table in the Cafe"

In 1912, Pablo Picasso painted a very original picture of A Table in a Cafe (Bottle of Perno). This is a kind of still life of the artist’s favorite drink, which he often depicted in his works, but on this canvas for the first time there was an attempt to depict a bottle of absinthe in the new Cubism style. During this period of creativity, the famous artist often resorted to an unusual writing technique in which objects were depicted in in the form of small homogeneous parts or broken mirrors, without smooth and harmonious structures.
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Description of the painting by Aleksey Antropov Portrait of the State Lady of Countess Maria Andreevna Rumyantseva

The portrait of M. Rumyantseva belongs to the so-called “gallery of old women” belonging to the pen of Alexei Antropov. The work is done on canvas, oil. Date of writing - 1764. The artist captured Maria Andreevna in a light cape trimmed with lace. The ajar floor of the satin robe shows the distinguishing sign of a lady of state with a portrait of Empress Elizabeth, made in the form of a cameo in the middle of a diamond scattering.
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Description of the painting Robert Falk Red furniture

Furniture in red covers. The bottle on the table, which received a huge image with the play of shadows. Tablecloth, thrown on the table. And a lot of black alarming shadows scattered in space. Red covers create uncertainty - it is unclear what kind of furniture is under them — what true shape and color are hidden behind this red curtain.
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