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Cerralbo Museum, Madrid, Spain

Among the aristocrats of the Serralbo clan there were many scientists and truly educated people. Their passion for collecting art and interest in a kind of history led the Marquises of Serralbo to assemble a rich collection of paintings, weapons, antiques. Weapons A collection of medieval knightly equipment is presented, among which the tournament helmet of the founder of the Serralbo clan takes pride of place.
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Portrait of a Knight with a Red Bandage, Anthony Van Dyck

Portrait of a Knight with a Red Bandage - Anthony Van Dyck. 90x70If you very briefly identify the difference between Dutch and Flemish art of the XVII century, then we can say that the first still lifes dominate, called "trompe l'oeil" due to realistic features and amazing detail of the image, brought to illusory, in the second - ceremonial portraits.
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Harvest (Summer), David Teniers the Younger, 1644

Harvest (Summer) - David Teniers the Younger. 49.8x69.6Theme "Seasons" was popular in Flemish painting of the XVI-XVII centuries. Turning to the story “Harvest” (or “Summer”), Teniers continued the traditions of artists of the beginning of the 17th century. The scenes of summer labor and rest of peasants are simultaneously captured on the canvas “Harvest”. The background of the picture is a landscape with a rainbow and a village church.
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Portrait of an old man in red, Rembrandt, 1654

Portrait of an old man in red - Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. 108x86In the art of the famous Dutch painter Rembrandt (1606-1669) in the 1650s the central place was occupied by a new type of portrait-biography, previously unknown in European painting. Models of the artist were often elderly people who embodied the wisdom of life, on whose share woeful trials fell.
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Painting Walk of the Philosopher, Giorgio de Chirico, 1914

The philosopher's walk is Giorgio de Chirico. 135х64 A walk of the philosopher - a novel and unexpected work. In the future, De Chirico depicts a pedestal on which is a plaster cast of Zeus’s head and two artichokes gleaming with metal, the balance of which is about to be disturbed. It seems that objects will now begin to roll off the surface.
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Painting "View of the Village" ("Rural View"), Frederic Bazil

View of the village - Frederic Basil. 132.3x90.4Picture "View of the village" in another translation is called "Rural view". It was written four years after the “Pink Dress” and is, as it were, a new edition of it, more, so to speak, “impressionistic.” Before us is again a girl sitting in a light dress on a high hill, from which she can see the front her panorama, framed below by the dark crowns of trees.
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