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Pedagogical Museum in Kiev - description of the exhibits, Ukraine

Calling in the city of Kiev, on Vladimirovskaya Street, you involuntarily stop looking at one old building, the breath of which is frozen by the beauty of architecture. This is the city’s Teacher’s House, where the pedagogical museum of Ukraine is located. About the history of the museum’s creation In 1898, in St. Petersburg, the pedagogical museum was opened in the building of the Military Academy.
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Oaks in the Fontainebleau Forest, Theodore Russo, 1855

Oaks in the Fontainebleau Forest - Theodore Russo. 64x100 Theodore Russo (1812-1867) - French painter of the Barbizon school, whose work marked the golden age of the French landscape. Her adherents, artists painted rural nature sweet to their hearts, accurately conveying the uniqueness of each species, the uniqueness of each object.
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Opera del Duomo Museum, Italy

Admired by the beauty of the Florence Cathedral, tourists are sure that they saw all the most important in Florence. The originals of many of the cathedral's masterpieces are stored in the Cathedral Museum, which is located behind the brilliant Brunelleschi Temple. The building where the museum is located housed the offices of the construction administration, several apartments for architects, workshops of sculptors and artists.
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Fire in the quarter of San Marquola, Francesco Guardi, 1789

Fire in the quarter of San Marquola - Francesco Guardi. 32x51The fire of the oil depots on November 28, 1789 in the Venetian Ghetto is another alarm sign that heralded the sunset of the great city. The seventy-eight-year-old artist, despite his malaise, nevertheless made in-kind sketches. One of them, located today in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, served as the basis for the painting “Fire in the San Marquola Quarter” (the second picture is in the Correr Museum in Venice).
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Portrait of a Pinturicchio Boy

Portrait of a Boy - Bernardino Pinturicchio. 35x28Bernardino di Betto Biagio (1454-1513) (nicknamed Pinturicchio) - a representative of the Umbrian Renaissance school, known as a master of monumental and decorative painting. He was attracted to the design of the Sistine Chapel, in which Michelangelo's grandiose work subsequently unfolded.
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