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The 1000++ Artworks exhibited in 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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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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Gustave Courbet - The origin of the worldThe origin of the worldGustave Courbet

French painter Gustave Courbet made “L'Origine du monde” or “The Origin of the World” in 1866. Here, he closes up on a naked woman’s abdomen and genitals. She’s spreading her legs as she lies on a bed. The erotic nature of the work is emphasized by the way the nude body and her parts are framed. Con...

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 ...

Paris (France)