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The 45 Artworks tagged with Serious

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Edvard Munch - Near the bed of death (fever)Near the bed of death (fever)Edvard Munch

Near the Bed of Death is an expressionism style painting of 1915 by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944). It is drawn on board by use of pastel technique and based on painting genre and it measures 60 by 80 centimeters. The painting resembles an ill man lying on bed in fever and is supposed to...

The Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
 
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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

This wall painting, located in the Vatican, contains pictures of many famous philosophers. Plato and Aristotle are the two in the middle. As an inside joke, Raphael based Plato’s face on fellow artist Leonardo da Vinci. He also included Michelangelo and himself elsewhere in the painting.

Apostolic Palace (Vatican City, Vatican)
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Cosimo Rosselli - The Last Supper (after restauration)The Last Supper (after restauration)Cosimo Rosselli

A fresco on the northern wall of the Sistine Chapel. It is part of the series on the life of Jesus. It appears that Jesus has just shared the bread and the wine. He tells his followers that he will soon die. The apostles seem shocked - unfortunately Rosselli didn't have a talent for depicting emotio...

CAPPELLA SISTINA VATICAN CITY (Rome, Italy)
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Francis Bacon - Collins St., 5 pmCollins St., 5 pmFrancis Bacon

Collins St., 5 pm is a 1955 painting by Australian artist John Brack. The painting depicts office workers walking along busy Collins Street in Melbourne after finishing work for the day. It is considered a companion piece to Brack's earlier work, The bar. The painting is part of the National Gallery...

National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia)
 
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Rembrandt Van Rijn - Philosopher in MeditationPhilosopher in MeditationRembrandt Van Rijn

Philosopher in Meditation is oil on wood painting by the dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn. It was painted in 1632. The staircase depicts the Philosophical notion in life. This painting (28 x 34 cm) is currently housed in the Musée du Louvre, Paris.

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Peter Paul Rubens - Hippopotamus and Crocodile HuntHippopotamus and Crocodile HuntPeter Paul Rubens

The Hippopotamus and Crocodile Hunt is a large painting by Peter Paul Rubens, featuring the hunt on hippopotamus and crocodile with three hunting dogs. There is also a reference to a leopard in the pelt on the horse of the upper left rider. Rubens used the dramatics of diagonals to heighten the sens...

Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany)
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Richard Dadd - The fairy feller-s master strokeThe fairy feller-s master strokeRichard Dadd

The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke is a painting by English artist Richard Dadd. It was commissioned by George Henry Haydon, who was head steward at Bethlem Royal Hospital at the time. He was impressed by Dadd's artistic efforts and asked for a fairy painting of his own. Dadd worked on the painting fo...

Tate Britain (London, United Kingdom)
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