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Archaeological Museum, Madrid

The National Archaeological Museum of Spain recently opened after a major renovation. The collection expanded, new artifacts appeared, the technical equipment of the museum improved. The exposition is located on three floors of a huge building with a mezzanine. Even before the entrance, visitors can see the carefully recreated Altamira cave with unique cave paintings.
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Music at the Tuileries, Edouard Mans, 1862

Music at the Tuileries - Edouard Manet. The Tuileries Garden in the very center of Paris is a favorite vacation spot for citizens in the 19th century. Just as the Garden Ring in Moscow was once really a garden ring, so Tuileries was a garden (now it’s more like a square). You can understand why this place was so attractive, especially for walking with the children, which Manet depicted in the foreground.
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Scream, Edward Munch, 1893

Scream - Edward Munch. 91x73.5 A model of expressionism, the Scream painting, as well as its many variations, is still one of the most mysterious masterpieces of world painting. Many critics believe that the plot of the picture is the fruit of a sick imagination of a mentally unhealthy person. Someone sees in the work a premonition of an environmental disaster, someone solves the question of which particular mummy inspired the author to this work.
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Concert, Gerrit van Honthorst

Concert - Gerrit van Honthorst. 168x202 Dutch artist Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1656) studied painting in Rome in the first half of the 1610s, when the glory of the recently deceased Caravaggio was there at the zenith. Therefore, his paintings are marked by the influence that the art of the master had on him. It manifested itself both in the choice of theme (in his young years, Caravaggio liked to portray musicians), and in the picturesque solution of the scene, which was characteristic of his already mature work.
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Museum of Miniatures, Czech Republic, Prague

Many tourists come to the Czech Republic to look at the museums of this country. Czech museums are some of the most visited museums in the whole world. Prague has an interesting museum of miniatures with dozens of unique exhibits. Each exhibit is of interest to most visitors.
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Painting Shishkin Birch Grove, 1896

Birch Grove - Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. 95.5x70 The world-famous painting Birch Grove was painted with Shishkin oil in 1896. At the moment, the picture is in the Yaroslavl Museum of Art. The picture is dominated by shades of green, brown and white. It would seem that the combination of colors is more than simple, but surprisingly successful: looking at the picture, you completely feel yourself among these trees, you feel the warmth of sunlight.
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