COLLECTIONS P.M. TRETYAKOVA
Mikhail Zakharovich Tretyakov, the father of the Tretyakov brothers, the founders of the Tretyakov Gallery, came from a poor merchant family. In his spiritual testament, shortly before his death, he…

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Top 10 - best love poems
Love lyrics are the basis of creativity of many Russian poets. And this is not surprising, because love itself is multifaceted. She can give joy and pleasure, but at the…

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PRINCIPAL GOLITSYN COLLECTIONS

A few years ago, unfortunately, the late Ksenia Sergeevna Egorova, a great connoisseur of the old West European masters, was already working on a scientific catalog of the Dutch and Flemish paintings in the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S.Pushkina, reviewed old inventories and catalogs in the archives of the State Hermitage Museum. Then she advised me to pay attention to the hand-written catalog of the Golitsyn collection, which lists many pictures of the German school, which should have interested me as the keeper of German painting of the Pushkin Museum. But, alas, fate decided in its own way, and Ksenia Sergeevna never knew what amazing gift she presented to me. Continue reading

TIPS ON ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOS
Photography of classical or modern architecture is a serious challenge. However, the forces spent on shooting buildings and urban historical sights are worth what the photographer most often gets. Here…

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Trends in the development of modern poetry.
The concept of modernity in the world of literature is very relative. Today is considered a poet or prose writer, who can be separated from the reader up to forty…

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