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Museums and Art

Portrait of Captain Robert Orme, Joshua Reynolds, 1756

Portrait of Captain Robert Orme - Joshua Reynolds. 239 x 147 cm Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) - painter, art theorist and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts. Robert Orme went to North America in 1751 as a lieutenant, where battles for domination of the colonies were fought between the British and French.
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Freedom in the Barricades, Delacroix, 1830

Freedom on the barricades - Eugene Ferdinand Victor Delacroix. 225x360The struggle for freedom and independence of France is probably the most famous work of the head of the French romantic school of painting Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) “Freedom on the barricades”, created under the impression of the revolution in Paris in July 1830.
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Royal Crew Museum in Bulak, Egypt

In the area of ​​Cairo Bay, on the territory of the Military Museum, there is a separate, independent exhibition, consisting of royal ceremonial crews, carriages and cars. Before the revolution of 1952, Egypt was a kingdom. Therefore, any official departure of the ruling family was accompanied by magnificent ceremonies.
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Sculptures of Michelangelo Buonarroti, their photos and description

The peculiarity of the creator of the Vatican was that he participated in the creation of his sculptural masterpieces at all stages, from the choice of a marble block and its transportation to the workshop. It was as if he had already seen his work in a huge block and already treated it as the repository of a future masterpiece. Among the early works of the sculptor, only a few have reliably established his authorship.
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Reina Sofia Art Center, Spain, Madrid

The Queen Sofia Center for the Arts is a magnificent museum located in Madrid, and is included in the so-called Golden Triangle of the Arts of Madrid. The museum is named after Queen Sofia, who still runs the country. The Spaniards are very fond of this museum, and even gave it a nickname - Reina (translated from Spanish means “Queen”) and Sofida (and this name was given due to the fact that the museum is very similar to the Pompidou Museum in France).
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Adoration of the Magi - Geertgen Toth Sint Jans

Adoration of the Magi - Geertgen Toth Sint Jans. 91.6x71.8 The artist lived, not being a monk, in the Harlem monastery of the Brotherhood of St. John (Sint Yane), from which he received his name. The work of this master dates back to the early period of the Northern Renaissance painting. This altar work presents the worship of the Magi to the Infant Christ.
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