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“The Wild Hunt of Odin”, Arbo Peter Nikolay - description of the painting

Odin's Wild Hunt - Arbo Peter Nikolay. Peter Nikolay Arbo is a famous Norwegian artist, born on June 18, 1831, in the family of the director of the public school of Drammen, Arbo Christian. After graduating from the most famous and influential in Europe Europe Düsseldorf Academy of Arts, Peter Nikolay eight years living and working in Paris, but in 1871 he returned to his native Norway and in 1872 he painted the main picture of his life, "Wild Hunt of Odin."
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Museums in Finland

The National Museum of Finland, Helsinki The National Museum of Finland is not only the largest repository of historical and cultural information, it is one of the most interesting educational centers in Europe. It is located next to the Finnish parliament, so it’s not difficult to find it. Navigation Museum in Finland - Description I would like to tell you about a wonderful museum - Åland Maritime Museum in Mariehamn (Finland).
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Painting Sunflowers, Claude Monet, 1881 - description

Sunflowers - Claude Monet. Oil on canvas, 101x81 cm Throughout his life, Claude Monet with great trepidation belonged to the flowers. The brightest proof of this is the garden in Geverny, created by his hands, which still receives visitors, having transformed from his beloved manor into the famous house-museum.
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“Sunlight in the park”, Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi - description of the painting

Sunlight in the park - Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. 53.2 x 39.3 cm The author’s ability to transmit the smallest details of lighting has only developed over the years. The painter's sympathy for impressionism was manifested in his love of light. The painstaking writing out of the visible in reality was not his approach. Kuindzhi, like the impressionists, knew that much of what we see with our own eyes is due to the peculiarities of lighting.
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Jose de Ribera - biography and paintings

Jose (Hussepe) de Ribera was born in 1591 in Xativa, Spain. He got his nickname because he lived and worked in Naples, in Italy. He is attributed to the caravagists, that is, to the flow in painting, following the principles of the image laid down by Caravaggio and his students, followers. This style is characterized by the use of a sharp contrast of light and shadow: the images use a very dark background and pronounced illumination of the figures in the foreground, which makes them more voluminous and expressive.
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