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Museums and Art

What studies museology

Of course, over thousands of years of its history, man not only created works of art, but also wrote books, music, and staged theatrical plays. And besides, he comprehended the laws of nature, studied animals and plants, built ships, mined minerals, conducted agriculture, erected buildings, sewed clothes, cooked food.
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Toy Museum in Sergiev Posad, Russia

We all come from childhood, and how sometimes we want to return to it. It’s possible, and it’s not necessary for this at all - to come to Sergiev Posad and go to a unique toy museum. How do you sometimes want to again become a little girl with mischievous pigtails, and return at a time when the sky was bluer and the trees higher.
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St. Isaac's Cathedral and the monument to Peter I, M.N. Vorobyov, 1844

St. Isaac's Cathedral and the monument to Peter I - Maxim Nikiforovich Vorobyov. 102x131 Maxim Nikiforovich Vorobyov (1787-1855) - landscape painter of the first half of the XIX century. His work cannot be strictly attributed to images of nature species or sketches of urban architecture. While serving in the imperial court and accompanying numerous expeditions, Vorobyev often had to paint paintings depicting important diplomatic events in the life of the fatherland.
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“Martyrdom of St. Florian”, Albrecht Altdorfer - description of the painting

Martyrdom of St. Florian - Albrecht Altdorfer. 79x67 The work of the German Renaissance artist and the head of the Danube school Albrecht Altdorfer was part of a large painting cycle, now dispersed in various museums and representing scenes from the life of St. Florian. Holy tradition says that this Roman soldier, who lived in the III-IV centuries, secretly converted to Christianity and tried to save Christians in the Upper Austrian lands from execution, for which he was sentenced to death.
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Hall of Aurora, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri Guercino

Author: Giovanni Francesco Barbieri GverchinoMuseum: Ceiling lamp of the casino of the Villa Ludovisi (Rome) Year: Circa 1621⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the painting: Hall of Aurora - Giovanni Francesco Barbieri Gverchino. Around 1621 Gverchino lived in Rome from 1621 to 1623. During this period he created several remarkable works, including frescoes on the ceilings of two floors of the Villa Ludovisi, commissioned by Cardinal Ludovisi, the nephew of the Pope.
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Video tour of the Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkin

For the inhabitants of Russia, the museum named after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is something special, so it does not need to be introduced. During this time, you won’t even get acquainted with the 100th part of the museum, but for those who want to find out what kind of museum it is, this video tour will be useful. In addition, anyone can read our article about the Museum of Fine Arts named after A.
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