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Description of Leon Bakst's “Dinner” painting

Once two artists, united by friendly feelings and closeness to the “World of Art” group, Leon Bakst and Valentin Serov, enjoying the view of the streets of Paris at night, decided to go to a cafe. In the farthest corner sat a woman whose portrait Bakst did not fail to draw on a napkin. She was Anna Kid, wife of the founder of the World of Art, Alexandre Benois.
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Description of William Turner "London"

One of the young artists who began his creative life as a simple son of a hairdresser. His father put up his son’s work for sale, and they were in good demand. One artist noted the talent of a young boy and invited him to the Royal Academy of Arts, where he was taught the correct smear application and compositional basics.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Perov “Pugachev’s Court”

Surely the great painter painted this painting under the impression of Pushkin’s book “The Captain's Daughter”. In this novel, there is just a court scene and this canvas, one can say, is a good illustration of that scene. It is probably not worth repeating the history of this Cossack revolt and recalling some important milestones in the life of Emelyan Pugachev.
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