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Painting Position in the coffin, Caravaggio

Position in the coffin - Michelangelo da Caravaggio. Oil on canvas, 300x203 cm. The gloom that has come across the earth parted before a tragic action: five are put in the stone grave of the sixth - Christ. The Apostle John and Elder Nicodemus hardly hold in their hands the body of their Master, lifted from the cross. John set up his knee and clasped his hand around Jesus, clumsily placing his fingers in the wound from the spear.
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Girls on the Bridge, Edward Munch, 1901

Girls on the bridge - Edward Munch. 136x125.5 Consciousness and serenity reign in this work of the great Norwegian. Three girlish figures in bright clothes make it possible to think that everything happens on a day off. The mood gradually changes, a certain sadness comes. The day off is leaving, the girls are watching the runaway sun.
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Madonna of Port Lligat, Salvador Dali, 1949.1950

Madonna of Port Lligat - Salvador Dali. 1949.1950 Madonna of Port Lligat, Salvador Dali, 1949 Madonna of Port Lligat, Salvador Dali, 1950 The war completely turned the mind of the atheist Dali. So in the works mysticism and Christian motives began to combine in a bizarre manner. The painter created two versions of the painting “Port Lligat Madonna” (1949, Market University, Milwaukee; 1950, a collection of Minami Group, Tokyo).
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Museum of Lesya Ukrainka in Yalta, Ukraine

The Crimean Territory is known not only for its cozy climate and picturesque nature, but also just a huge number of cultural places that keep the stories of hundreds of generations. One of such places is the museum of the Ukrainian talented poetess Lesya Ukrainka. This museum is located in the city of Yalta and is one of four museums dedicated to the talent of a famous writer.
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Zoological Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia - photo

In the very heart of St. Petersburg, on the University Embankment, immediately beyond the Palace Bridge, is located one of the largest and most visited museums in the city on the Neva - Zoological. And it is not at all accidental that the Kunstkamera, the progenitor of this museum, was located nearby. It was on the basis of her collections that in 1982 the Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded.
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