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Port at sunset, Claude Lorren - description of the painting

Port at sunset - Claude Lorren. Oil on canvas, 103x137 cm Sea ports, barely touched by the setting sun, or vice versa covered by the last colors of a luminary hiding behind the horizon - the leitmotif that is found in the works of Lorren quite often. This plot really attracted the master, it was in nature that Lorren sought inspiration, marveling at the harmony of the structure of this natural world.
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Oscar Kokoshka: biography and paintings with names

Scandal, still scandal and ... silence ... Sometimes you read about the life of a great man and marvel at how many contradictions and incompatible events are in it. Oscar Kokoszka - a continuous scandal, a challenge to society, an emotional explosion and provocation. In Austria-Hungary there were only two nationalities: Austrian and Hungarian. Everything else is true; it means nothing.
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The history of stone sculpture from antiquity to our times

In an attempt to embody his idea of ​​the world around him, an ancient man made one of the very first stone sculptures, later called the Neolithic Venus. This exaggerated, even grotesque depiction of the female body, according to scientists, symbolized fertility, the great Goddess Mother, the eternal symbol of the infinity of life.
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“An artist in a workshop”, Rembrandt - description of the painting

The artist in the workshop is Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. 24.8 x 31.7 cm The moment the artist creates the picture is always associated with some kind of sacredness and mystery. Inspiration pushes to search for images, skill painfully searches for the means of embodiment, and the inner gift brings something new, unique to the canvas that allows you to accurately recognize the style of a particular painter.
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“Malle Babbe”, Frans Hals - description of the painting

Malle Babbe - France Hals. 75 x 64 cm Frans Hals has a lively and light style. He likes their cheerful attitude to life, the simplicity and liveliness of emotions. One of the characteristic, vibrant and very emotional works of Hals is the famous “Malle Babbe”, which became the artist’s most recognizable painting. According to the discovered documents, it is known that this woman actually lived in Haarlem, She kept a tavern and in 1653 either was sent to prison, or to a correctional house, or to a monastery shelter.
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