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Museums and Art

Portrait of Count M. M. Speransky, P. A. Ivanov, 1806

Portrait of Count M. 7.5x6.3 The art of portrait miniatures on bones reached its peak in the 18th - first half of the 19th centuries. Small images - prototypes of modern photography - were so popular that there was even a separate class at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, where they taught this labor-intensive craft.
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Saint Sebastian - Titian Vecellio

Saint Sebastian - Titian Vecellio. 210x115.5 Most of the works of the great 16th-century Venetian artist Titian (1488 / 1490-1576), stored in the Hermitage, belong to the late period of the master’s work. Over the years, his talent did not fade, but acquired a new depth and perfection of performance. "Saint Sebastian" is one of the best works of the painter.
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Treasure Museum of the Basilica of Santa Croce

Italy is a country that can surprise you with many monuments of architecture and the greatest creations of famous personalities who have long left this world. And if, during your trip, you decide to visit Florence, then you definitely need to visit the Treasure Museum of the Basilica of Santa Croce. The Basilica of Santa Croce, translated from Italian, means the Church of the Holy Cross.
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Toy Museum in Sergiev Posad, Russia

We all come from childhood, and how sometimes we want to return to it. It’s possible, and it’s not necessary for this at all - to come to Sergiev Posad and go to a unique toy museum. How do you sometimes want to again become a little girl with mischievous pigtails, and return at a time when the sky was bluer and the trees higher.
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