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Description of the painting Francisco de Goya "The grape harvest"

Francisco Goya's "Grape Harvest" was painted in 1786. Currently, the work adorns the National Prado Museum in Madrid. The dimensions of the canvas are as much as 267.5 by 190.5 cm. By style, the work can be attributed to Rococo, Classicism, Realism. The canvas depicts a young woman in a yellowish dress, surrounded by other people, namely: a child, another woman and sitting in an important pose by a man.
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Description of the painting by Nikola Poussin “Parnassus”

A vivid and vibrant painting “Parnassus” depicts gods, poets, nymphs and other heroes of Greek mythology and history. This is a very characteristic work of Poussin, which combines all the features of his artistic style. The plot of the canvas is taken over from the fresco by Raphael, decorating the Sistine Chapel. Parnassus is the famous mountain in Greece, the abode of Apollo.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Argunov “Dying Cleopatra”

"Dying Cleopatra" is the first work in the history of Russian painting, dedicated to the figure of the ancient era, rich in great victories and great defeats. The painting captured an episode of the tragic death of the captivating Egyptian queen. According to one version, Cleopatra, the legendary beauty and wise ruler, having learned that she must submit to Octavian and become a prisoner of his throne, committed suicide in her boudoir.
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