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The 1000++ Artworks created around 1900 and ...



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Henri Matisse - Dance (II)Dance (II)Henri Matisse
260 x 391 cm, (1910)

There are two versions of The Dance, the first, painted in March of 1909, is the study for the second one, completed in 1910. The large work, painted along the lines of William Blake’s painting “Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing,” was painted along with its companion piece, Music, which ...

Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
 
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Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier) - Sleeping GypsySleeping GypsyHenri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier)

The Sleeping Gypsy (French: La Bohémienne endormie) is an 1897 oil painting by French Naïve artist Henri Rousseau. It is a fantastical depiction of a lion musing over a sleeping woman on a moonlit night. Rousseau first exhibited the painting at the 13th Salon des Indépendants, and tried unsuccessful...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry-NightStarry-NightVincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night, pronounced 'De sterrennacht' in Dutch, is a painting by the face of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh. The painting depicts the view outside his sanitarium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (located in southern France) at night, although it was painted from memory during the...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Branches with Almond Blossom (February 1890)Branches with Almond Blossom (February 1890)Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh was fond of nature and enjoyed painting its features and amongst his favourites were blossoming trees. The Almond trees bloom in early spring, symbolizing birth and newness, it was painted after Vincent had learned that his nephew, Theo's son, would be named Vincent. He had taken inspiratio...

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Franz Marc - The Large Blue HorsesThe Large Blue HorsesFranz Marc

This work, which represents three vividly coloured blue horses looking down in front of a landscape of rolling red hills, is characterized by its bright primary colors and a portrayal that utilizes cubist style, stark simplicity, and a profound sense of emotion. According to the Encyclopedia Brittan...

Walker Art Center (United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry Night Over the RhoneStarry Night Over the RhoneVincent Van Gogh

'Starry Night Over the Rhone' was one of only a few Van Gogh artworks shown publicly before his death. It was part of the 1889 Society des Independents exhibition in Paris. It depicts the river Rhone under a starry sky, its sides lit by gas lamps and a couple strolling in the foreground. The view is...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Vincent Van Gogh - First Steps (after Millet)First Steps (after Millet)Vincent Van Gogh

In fall and winter 1889–90, while a voluntary patient at the asylum in Saint-Rémy, Van Gogh painted twenty-one copies after Millet, an artist he greatly admired. He considered his copies 'improvisations' or 'translations' akin to a musician's interpretation of a composer's work. He let the black-and...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - IrisesIrisesVincent Van Gogh

Irises was painted while Vincent van Gogh was living at the asylum at Saint Paul-de-Mausole in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, in the last year before his death in 1890. It was painted before his first attack at the asylum. There is a lack of the high tension which is seen in his later works. He cal...

J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry Night Over the RhoneStarry Night Over the RhoneVincent Van Gogh

Starry Night Over the Rhone (September 1888) is one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings of Arles at night time in Arles; it was painted at a spot on the bank of the Rhone river that was only a minute or two's walk from the Yellow House on the Place Lamartine which Van Gogh was renting at the time. The n...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)