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Madonna and Child with Saints (Altar Column), Raphael

Madonna and Child with Saints (Altar Column) - Rafael Santi. 172.4x172.4 Painting is an early work of Raphael, whose work is one of the peaks of the Italian Renaissance, and was originally located in the monastery of St. Anthony of Padua in Perugia. The image of the Madonna and Child with the upcoming saints was the central part of the altar, which in 1678 fell into the collection of the Dukes of Colonna in Rome.
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Picture Samson and Delilah, Rubens, 1609

Samson and Delilah - Peter Paul Rubens. 185x205Biblical hero Samson fell asleep, falling to the knees of the beautiful Delilah, in an almost unnatural pose. His powerful body, which defeated many of the Philistines, turned out to be powerless in front of the spell of a beautiful seductress. Rubens transfers the scene to a brothel, departing from a direct religious plot, he presents his characters as simple historical figures, puts a double meaning into what is happening.
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St. John the Baptist, Michelangelo Caravaggio

St. John the Baptist - Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. 152x125 Caravaggio's work was probably one of the three paintings that he took with him, traveling from Malta to Rome in the hope of receiving a pardon from Pope Paul V. after the murder. The artist intended to donate these paintings to his nephew, Cardinal Shipione Borghese, so that he would solicit for the offender before the pontiff.
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Unterach, manor on Lake Attersee, Gustav Klimt, 1908

Unterach, the estate on Lake Attersee - Gustav Klimt. 110x110Gustav Klimt, the most famous Austrian painter, spent most of his life in Vienna, leaving it only to relax for a few summer weeks on the Alpine lake Attersee. This huge, area of ​​46 km, the purest reservoir was very attractive to the artist.
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Portrait of actress Jeanne Samari, Renoir, 1878

Portrait of actress Jeanne Samari - Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The largest representative of French impressionism, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) worked a lot in the field of portraiture. A brilliant example is the portrait of the actress of the Comedy Frances Theater, Jeanne Samari. She is depicted to her full height against the backdrop of a Japanese screen, carpet and palm trees, specially brought by the artist to the usually empty workshop to create a ceremonial setting.
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Description of the artwork Orphans in the cemetery, Perov, 1864

Orphans in the cemetery - Vasily G. Perov. 48x34 A piercing, truly tragic work. In the future, Perov will develop it in his work, creating several works that make up the treasure of Russian painting. In front of the viewer are two children at the grave covered with snow. Having lost the closest people, everything in their appearance speaks of tragedy, despair and hopelessness.
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