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Description of the painting by Nicholas Roerich “The Way to Shambhala”

The artist managed to combine several ideas and designs in one work. The first thing we see when looking at this picture is the mountains. For Nicholas Roerich, mountains were sacred creations of nature itself. He was sure that a great secret was hidden in them that would help all of humanity. The painting "The Way to Shambhala" is part of a series of works devoted to the Himalayas.
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Description of the painting Jean-Honore Fragonard "Bathers"

The French artist Jean Honore Fragonard was known for his paintings in the Rococo style and neoclassicism. Frequent heroes of his paintings are almost heavenly romantic couples, playing characters whose dresses fly around the picture and give the impression of air and colorful clouds. The picture of the Bather, which was created in the period 1772 - 1775, was no exception.
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Vasnetsov Victor. Church of the Holy Savior

Architecture, as well as design, fascinated Vasnetsov, the reason for this was his participation in the Abramtsevo art circle, which zealously sought to create modern synthetic art. In Abramtsevo, Vasnetsov became an architect. The Church of the Savior Not Made by Hands in 1881-1882 was built according to the design of Vasnetsov, in accordance with the traditions of the Novgorod-Pskov Middle Ages.
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Description of the painting Fedor Moller Portrait of N.V. Gogol

Portraiture is remarkable in that it gives the viewer the opportunity not only to see the person, but also reveals his inner world, the state of his soul. A vivid confirmation of this is one of the best portraits of N. Gogol. Close friendship was connected with the author of the canvas, Fyodor Antonovich (Otto Friedrich Theodor), the great writer Moller.
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