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Boy with a sword, Edouard Manet, 1861

Boy with a sword - Eduard Manet. 131.1x93.4 The painting allegedly depicts Leon Kulla-Lenhoff, the son of Manet and Suzanne Lenhoff, a Dutch-born piano teacher whom the artist met in 1849 and married her fourteen years later. The boy, who is about ten years old in the picture, is dressed in a page costume of the Spanish royal court.
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Skoda Museum in the Czech Republic, Mlada Boleslav

The museum of one of the oldest automobile factories producing famous Skodes is located in the small town of Mladá Boleslav, north of Prague. You can get to the town both by train from the central railway station of Prague and by bus from the Cerny Most bus station. The journey does not take more than one hour.
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6th jazz festival in the Kazan Museum of Fine Arts

For the 6th time, the Kazan Museum of Fine Arts has hosted international guests at music festivals. This time it will be called Jazz in the estate of Sandetsky. This year the program is very rich - two directions of jazz will be presented - American and European, says museum director Rosalia Nurgaleeva.
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St. John the Evangelist and St. Francis of Assisi, El Greco

St. John the Evangelist and St. Francis of Assisi - El Greco. 110x86 El Greco's painting is attributed either to mannerism or to baroque; in fact, it does not belong to any of the currents. The original manner of this artist is also expressed in the picture presented. El Greco portrayed on it St. John the Evangelist, conversing with St. Francis.
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Portrait of a young man in the image of St. Sebastian, Antonio Boltraffio

Portrait of a young man in the image of St. Sebastian - Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio. 48x36In the painting by Boltraffio (c. 1467-1516), "Portrait of a Young Man in the Image of St. Sebastian," the renaissance ideas about man are fully embodied. In the modeling of a face shaded by a haze of transparent chiaroscuro, the influence of Leonardo da Vinci is noticeable, in the Milan workshop of which Boltraffio studied and worked for a long time.
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Picture Billiards, Louis Leopold Boilli, 1807

Billiards - Louis Leopold Boilli. 56x81 French painter Louis Leopold Boilli (1761-1845) specialized mainly in chamber genre scenes and portraits. He so accurately wrote out the details of the world around him that from his works one can study the interiors, fashion and customs of the times of the Consulate, Directory and the First Empire.
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