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The 1000++ Artworks exhibited in France

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Claude Monet - Gare Saint Lazare, PariGare Saint Lazare, PariClaude Monet

When he painted The Saint-Lazare Station, Monet had just left Argenteuil to settle in Paris. After several years of painting in the countryside, he turned to urban landscapes. At a time when the critics Duranty and Zola exhorted artists to paint their own times, Monet tried to diversify his sources ...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Jan Vermeer - The AstronomerThe AstronomerJan Vermeer

The Astronomer is a painting finished about 1668 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. It is on display at the Louvre, Paris.Portrayals of scientists were a favourite topic in 17th century Dutch painting and Vermeer's oeuvre includes both this astronomer and the slightly later The Geographer. Both ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Denis Maurice - THREE MUSESTHREE MUSESDenis Maurice

In the guise of women dressed in contemporary clothing, Maurice Denis updates a subject taken from classical mythology – the muses who inspire the arts and sciences. But he transforms the theme profoundly, stripping the muses of the traditional attributes which allow them to be identified. In the gr...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Henri Matisse - Blue Nude IIIBlue Nude IIIHenri Matisse

The series of paintings, which are known as the blue nudes, were painted between 1952 and 53 using the gouache découpage method. They illustrate how provocative a simple design can be. Matisse used simple cut shapes to construct the images and uses the colour blue because of its obvious ties with nu...

Musée National d'Art Moderne (Paris, France)
 
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Edouard Manet - Luncheon on the GrassLuncheon on the GrassEdouard Manet

The painting depicts the juxtaposition of a female nude and a scantily dressed female bather on a picnic with two fully dressed men in a rural setting. Rejected by the Salon jury of 1863, Manet seized the opportunity to exhibit this and two other paintings, in the 1863 Salon des Refusés, where the ...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Jean Antoine Watteau - GillesGillesJean Antoine Watteau

Gilles is a painting of 1719 by the French Artist Antoine Watteau (1853–1890). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Rococo style and based on painting genre and it measures 184 by 149 centimeters. Watteau started painting it in 1718 and completed it in 1719. It is housed at Musée du Louvre, Paris....

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Gustave Courbet - The origin of the worldThe origin of the worldGustave Courbet

L'Origine du monde (The Origin of the World) is an oil-on-canvas painted by French artist Gustave Courbet in 1866. It is a close-up view of the genitals and abdomen of a naked woman, lying on a bed with legs spread. The framing of the nude body, with head, arms and lower legs outside of view, emphas...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Henri Matisse - Basket with OrangesBasket with OrangesHenri Matisse
94 x 83 cm, (1913)

Oranges were more than food for Matisse. They were to him what apples were for Cezanne. They became signs of joy, discs of pure color. One of the proudest moments of Matisse's life was when Picasso bought his Basket of Oranges in 1945. Matisse reciprocated by sending Picasso a crate of real oranges ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
 
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Claude Monet - The Harbour at ArgenteuilThe Harbour at ArgenteuilClaude Monet

'My only merit,' Monet wrote later in life, 'lies in having painted directly in front of nature, seeking to render my impressions before the most fleeting moments.' This is one of seventy-five works Monet painted of the Seine River in Argenteuil, a yachting center west of Paris. It combines two favo...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Rene Magritte - PleasurePleasureRene Magritte

According to other sources the explanation behind this painting is rather simple: One day Magritte saw his wife eating a chocolate bird, so he decided he would do a painting of a young woman eating a live bird. Evidently he decided not to use an accurate portrait of Georgette because of the graphic ...

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