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Madonna with a belt, Benozzo Gozzoli

Madonna and Belt - Benozzo Gozzoli. 133x164 Florentine artist Benozzo Gozzoli painted this altar image for the church of San Fortunato in Monte Falco. He depicted the scene when the Madonna descends from heaven and gives the Apostle Thomas, who was not present at Her death, burial and ascension to heaven, and therefore did not believe in what happened, a belt from his dress.
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“The car of the third class”, Honore Daumier - description of the painting

The car of the third class - Honore Daumier. 65.4x90.2Onore Daumier, a graphic artist, painter and sculptor of a realistic direction, was loved by the public for his sharp cartoons printed by satirical newspapers of the 19th century. Through vivid merciless denunciations, he revealed the needs of the masses and the middle layers of the urban population of the era of the great industrial revolution.
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Museum of the Svyatogorsky Reserve, Ukraine

One of the most wonderful museums in the Donetsk region is considered to be the complex of monasteries of the Holy Assumption Svyatogorsk Lavra. Although it was officially created recently, only in 2002, the base of its exhibits is amazing, because in its collection there are more than 14 thousand items dedicated to the history of the Holy Mountains.
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National Museum of the American Indian in New York

Despite the fact that today the National Museum of the American Indian is a structure with three branches, of which the central one is in Washington, its New York branch is the first museum, which became the basis of the entire National Museum. And still it is called the center of George Gustav Hay - by the name of its founder.
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The Toilet of Venus, Francois Boucher, 1751

The toilet of Venus - Francois Boucher. 108,3x85,1 Francois Boucher (1703-1770) was a typical representative of the light, festive, highly decorative art of Rococo. The art of Antoine Watteau influenced his painting, but Bush was alien to the light sadness that shines in his paintings. We can say that Watteau gave the rococo spirit, and Bush - the flesh.
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Museum-pharmacy in Kiev, a brief description of the exhibits of the pharmacy, Ukraine

In the city of Kiev, on Pritissko-Nikolskaya Street, is one of the most fascinating museums in Ukraine. This museum is located in the building of the first private pharmacy in Kiev, and is dedicated to the history and development of pharmacy in Ukraine. The history of the museum was started by decree of Peter the Great of February 18, 1715, the essence of which was to create a pharmacy in Kiev.
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