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Sculptures of St. Petersburg

There is no richer sculpture city in Russia than the Northern capital. If you pay attention to each work that is accessible to everyone, the article will turn into an extensive essay, so we will focus on the main masterpieces. Royal sculptures It makes sense to start a conversation about sculptures of Peter with the most famous - the Bronze Horseman.
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Basilica (Cathedral) of St. Peter, Vatican - description

The Basilica is a monument to Peter, whom Jesus chose as the senior apostle, announcing that Peter is the stone on which he will build the church. Since Rome was the capital of the empire, Peter and the apostle Paul came here to carry faith in the Lord at the beginning of the first millennium. But the early Christians were persecuted for their faith and, as the church tradition says in 64 A.D.
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Autumn landscape with the castle of Stan, Rubens

Autumn landscape with the castle of Stan - Peter Paul Rubens. 131,2х229,2В 1635 Peter Paul Rubens bought the Sten manor near Antwerp. It is noteworthy that, on the artist’s gravestone in the Church of St. Jacob in Antwerp, the following was stamped out: “Lord Wall.” This work gives a somewhat romantic and idealized view of the landscape that surrounded the castle, which has survived to this day.
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National Maritime Museum in London

This museum simply could not help but appear in London - the capital of Great Britain, which was once the “queen of the seas”. It is located in Greenwich (district of London), and is a complex of historical buildings of the XVII century, which are objects of world cultural heritage. These include the Queen's House and the famous Greenwich Observatory.
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The Conversion of Saul by Michelangelo Buonarroti - Description

Conversion of the Apostle Paul - Michelangelo Buonarroti. 625x661 Here Michelangelo depicted the scene of the conversion of St. Paul. The New Testament tells how a Jew Saul, the persecutor of Christians, went in search of them to bring them to Jerusalem and to punish them there. For three days, Saul was blind and healed according to the word of God by His disciple, after which he was baptized and soon became the apostle Paul.
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Lady in the Garden of St. Address, Claude Monet, 1867

The lady in the garden of St. Address is Claude Monet. 82x101 Claude Monet (1840-1926) - French painter of the second half of the XIX century, one of the founders of the direction of impressionism in art. In his works, he sought to catch the uniqueness and variability of nature in a certain time period. Monet's work is diverse, but his favorite theme was landscapes, which were entirely created in the open air.
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