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David Teniers the Younger - paintings and biography

David Teniers the Younger, an outstanding Flemish painter of the 17th century, was born in 1610 in Antwerp. The financial difficulties of his father, according to researchers, on the one hand, caused the rather difficult young years of the future master, and on the other, prompted him to start earning bread on his own creativity early and gain recognition.
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Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov - biography and description of the paintings

Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov was born in 1848 on May 15 in a village with the ridiculous name of Lopyal. Viktor Vasnetsov had 5 brothers, one of whom also became famous artists, his name was Apollinariy.Talent Vasnetsova appeared from childhood, but the extremely unfortunate financial situation in the family left no options for how to send Victor to the Vyatka Theological School in 1858.
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Dizziness, Salvador Dali, 1930

Dizziness - Salvador Dali. 35x27 Spicy scene on the roof of a high tower. The head of a lion, as a symbol of all-consuming passion, as if protects those who have forgotten about everything in the world from prying eyes. The blue ball - the color of bright feelings, sincerity and trust - distracts the viewer from the lovers, emphasizes the chastity of what is happening.
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Mona Lisa (Gioconda), Leonardo da Vinci

Mona Lisa (Gioconda) - Leonardo da Vinci. 77x53In the records of the great Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), the genius of the Renaissance, there is not a single mention of the work on the portrait. Among other opinions, it was also shown that Mona Lisa was a self-portrait of Leonardo himself, and a portrait of his student, and a portrait of his mother, or simply an ideal collective female image.
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Camille Pissarro - a brief biography and description of the paintings

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) - the oldest of the Impressionists. In 1841, parents sent the eleven-year-old Camille to study in France, at Passy College. Returning, he began to work in his father's shop in the port. For five years, the obedient son was engaged in an unloved affair, having difficulty taking up time for drawing. In the early 1850s he became friends with the Danish artist Melby, under his influence he abandoned the hateful trade and in 1852 he left with him in the capital of Venezuela Caracas.
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Seine coast. Veteuil, Claude Monet, 1880

Bank of the Seine. 73.4x100.5 Monet always remained faithful to the main credo of the impressionists - the artist must reproduce on canvas his visual impressions experienced at a certain time and in a certain place. In the depiction of nature, the master tried to find the joyful harmony of colors. His landscapes are devoid of genre, he seeks to give the image of nature in a pure, aesthetic perception without any associative ties.
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