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Cerralbo Museum, Madrid, Spain

Among the aristocrats of the Serralbo clan there were many scientists and truly educated people. Their passion for collecting art and interest in a kind of history led the Marquises of Serralbo to assemble a rich collection of paintings, weapons, antiques. Weapons A collection of medieval knightly equipment is presented, among which the tournament helmet of the founder of the Serralbo clan takes pride of place.
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Smelling, Meat-eaters, 1876

Pahivanie - Grigory Grigoryevich Myasoedov. 78x134Picture is a very rare image of the ancient Slavic rite, which was carried out by peasants during the death of cattle. An unmarried girl, accompanied by women of the village, pulls a plow. The meaning of the rite is to conduct a circular furrow through which cow death cannot jump.
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“Dance among the swords”, Henry Ippolitovich Semiradsky - description of the painting

Dance among the swords - Henry Ippolitovich Semiradsky. 120x225G. Having successfully graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1870, he received the right to travel abroad to study monuments of ancient art. The painting “Dance Among Swords” was painted in Rome in 1881. The artist chose a simple and never-aging motif, widespread both in the Ancient World and - no less - in the modern nineteenth century.
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“Sailboat off the coast of Crimea on a moonlit night”, Aivazovsky - description of the painting

A sailboat off the coast of Crimea on a moonlit night - Aivazovsky. 47x64 Painting Sailboat off the coast of Crimea on a moonlit night painted with oil paints on canvas by Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky in 1858. By this time, the greatest marine painter had been living in Feodosia for more than ten years, where, for the money earned from the sale of his canvases, he opened an art school, which later brought glory to the Novorossiysk province (now the territory of Moldova and Ukraine) and became one of its art centers.
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Concert, Lionello Recession

Concert - Lionello Recession. 138x177 The artist Spada studied painting at the Bologna Academy, but, having visited Rome, Naples and Malta, the cities in which his senior colleague Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived and worked, fell under the influence of his work, a little similar to the academic art of Bologna masters.
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