+ 1 (707) 877-4321
+ 33 977-198-888
English
Français
Deutsch
Italiano
Español
Русский
中国
Português
日本

The 137 Artworks tagged with Serious

FREE Shipping. FREE Returns All the time. See details.

TOP11/137
Leonardo Da Vinci - Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)Leonardo Da Vinci

The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda or La Joconde, or Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as 'the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
TOP52/137
Edvard Munch - The ScreamThe ScreamEdvard Munch

The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature) is the title Munch gave to these works, all of which s...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
TOP1373/137
Edvard Munch - JealousyJealousyEdvard Munch

Jealousy made in 1895 by Edvard Munch is a narrative based painting that tells the story about a love triangle involving Munch, as himself; Strindberg, one of Munch’s colleagues; and Dagny, the woman both of them were competing for. Strindberg was a Swedish refugee that Munch met in 1892 and the two...

TOP304/137
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)
TOP225/137
Rene Magritte - Time transfixedTime transfixedRene Magritte

Time Transfixed (La Durée poignardée, 1938) is an oil on canvas painting by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte. It is part of the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and is usually on display in the museum's new Modern Wing.
The painting was one of many done for surrealist p...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
 
TOP626/137
Vincent Van Gogh - Portrait of Patience EscalierPortrait of Patience EscalierVincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Patience Escalier is a painting of 1888 by the Russian Impressionist Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The oil on canvas painting is a part of the Improvisations series and is drawn on Post-Impressionism style and portrait genre and it measures 69 by 56 centimeters. It was painted in Arles-s...

Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena, United States)
TOP157/137
James Abbott Mcneill Whistler - Arrangement in Grey and Black. Portrait of the Painter-s MotherArrangement in Grey and Black. Portrait of the Painter's MotherJames Abbott Mcneill Whistler

Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, famous under its colloquial name Whistler's Mother, is an 1871 oil-on-canvas painting by American-born painter James McNeill Whistler. The painting is 56.81 by 63.94 inches (144.3 cm × 162.4 cm), displayed in a frame of Whistler's own design in the Musée d'Orsay i...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
TOP459/137
Pablo Picasso - Portrait of Ambroise VollardPortrait of Ambroise VollardPablo Picasso

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard is a colored painting created by Pablo Picasso in 1910. Ambroise Vollard is a French dealer, who is credited to provide exposure and emotional support to unknown artists including Pablo Picasso. The works reflect Analytical Cubism artwork completed by use of oil techniqu...

Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)
 
TOP2511/137
Michelangelo Buonarroti - Creation of AdamCreation of AdamMichelangelo Buonarroti

The Creation of Adam is arguably the most famous section of Michelangelo's fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling painted circa 1511–1512. It is traditionally thought to illustrate the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God breathes life into Adam, the first man. Chronologically th...

Cappella Sistina (Vatican City, Italy)
TOP8612/137
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The MusiciansThe MusiciansCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Trained in Lombardy, Caravaggio moved in 1592 or 1593 to Rome, where he initially made his reputation with a number of realistic paintings of half-length figures. This picture dates from about 1595 and was painted for his first great patron, Cardinal Francesco del Monte. Although it was described by...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (United States)
TOP3713/137
Andrea Mantegna - The Lamentation over the Dead ChristThe Lamentation over the Dead ChristAndrea Mantegna

The Lamentation of Christ (also known as the Lamentation over the Dead Christ, or the Dead Christ and other variants) is a painting of about 1480 by the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna. While the dating of the piece is debated, it was completed between 1475 and 1501, probably in the early...

Pinacoteca di Brera (Milan, Italy)
TOP9914/137
Max Beckmann - Great Scene of AgonyGreat Scene of AgonyMax Beckmann

Great Scene of Agony is an 1906 oil on canvas painting by a German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and writer Max Beckmann, classified as an Expressionist artist. It was painted on expressionism style by use of genre painting on canvas. the artwork measures 141 by 131 centimeters and is now in a priv...

 
TOP6916/137
Pavel Filonov - Peasant FamilyPeasant FamilyPavel Filonov

Peasant Family is a painting of 1914 by the French Artist Pavel Filonov (1883–1941). The ink painting is drawn on Analytical Realism style and based on religious painting genre. It is an earlier work by Filonov and is housed at Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. The painting represents a Peasant Family...

The Russian Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
TOP7717/137
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...

Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
TOP3518/137
Edvard Munch - MelancholyMelancholyEdvard Munch

The practice of free love by the bohemians of Christiania, advocated by Jaeger as suited to an anarchist society, led to a good deal of jealousy. Among those who aroused it was Oda Krohg (wife of the painter Christian Krohg), who became, to borrow Tom Lehrer's phraseology, the hypotenuse of a triang...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
TOP8119/137
Salvador Dali - Cubist Self-portraitCubist Self-portraitSalvador Dali

Cubist Self Portrait is an 1926 oil painting by Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí, best known for the striking and bizarre images. The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Cubism style and based on self-portrait genre and is now housed at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. The p...

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain)
 
TOP2420/137
Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. According to the traditional interpretation, it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Romanised to Saturn), who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
TOP16321/137
Edvard Munch - KissKissEdvard Munch

Munch created many works in a thematic vein, including The Kiss, and exhibited them along side each other in what he called The Freize of Life. The themes in the series ranged from love and death, sex, anxiety, infidelity, jealousy and the stages of life, and included the famous painting The Scream....

The Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
TOP16122/137
Albrecht Durer - Christ as the Man of SorrowsChrist as the Man of SorrowsAlbrecht Durer

This work depicts Jesus after he had been scourged and mocked by the soldiers, just before he was led away to be crucified. Jesus bleeds profusely from his wounds and he holds the instruments used to beat him, a three-knotted whip and bundle of birches. He wears the crown of thorns, leaning his head...

Staatliche Kunsthalle (Karlsruhe, Germany)
TOP11423/137
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - Portrait of Bindo AltovitiPortrait of Bindo AltovitiRaphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

The Portrait of Bindo Altoviti is a painting finished around 1515 by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. It is housed in the National Gallery of Art of Washington, D.C., United States. Bindo Altoviti was a rich banker born in Rome in 1491, but of Florentine origin. He was a cultured man wh...

National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
TOP23325/137
Paul Gauguin - Yellow ChristYellow ChristPaul Gauguin

The Yellow Christ (in French: Le Christ jaune) is a painting executed by Paul Gauguin in autumn 1889 in Pont-Aven. Together with The Green Christ, it is considered to be one of the key-works of Symbolism in painting. Gauguin first visited Pont-Aven in 1886. He returned to the village in early 1888 t...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (United States)
TOP22026/137
Rene Magritte - The false mirrorThe false mirrorRene Magritte

The image jolts the viewer by removing the eye from its usual context, presenting it without the face to which it belongs. It further disrupts expectation by placing a circular sky inside the otherwise ordinary oculus. Sometimes called “magical realism,” such juxtaposition of normally unrelated obje...

The Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
TOP19027/137
Vincent Van Gogh - Self Portrait with a Grey Felt HatSelf Portrait with a Grey Felt HatVincent Van Gogh

Due to the fact that Vincent van Gogh didn't have any money to hire models to pose for him he often painted himself. He painted this self-portrait in the winter of 1887-1888 when he was living with his brother Theo in Paris during almost 2 years. He made use of the painting technique pointillism, h...

Stedelijk Museum (Netherlands)
TOP26828/137
Pablo Picasso - CelestinaCelestinaPablo Picasso

The fact that most of Picasso's works of the Blue Period were painted in Barcelona accounts for the resemblance of many of his models to figures by El Greco. His affinity with this master of Spanish Mannerism is apparent in the composition of Celestina, 1903, which dates from the beginning of the Bl...

 
TOP20529/137
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Taking of ChristTaking of ChristCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

There are seven figures in the painting: from left to right they are St John, Jesus, Judas, two soldiers, a man (a self-portrait of Caravaggio), and another soldier. They are standing, and only the upper three-quarters of their bodies are depicted. The figures are arrayed before a very dark backgrou...

National Gallery of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
TOP17830/137
Caspar David Friedrich - The Abbey in the OakwoodThe Abbey in the OakwoodCaspar David Friedrich

The Abbey in the Oakwood is an oil painting by Caspar David Friedrich. It was painted between 1809 and 1810 in Dresden. A procession of monks, some of whom bear a coffin, head toward the gate of a ruined Gothic church in the center of the painting. Only two candles light their way. A newly dug grave...

Alte Nationalgalerie (Berlin, Germany)
TOP8331/137
Albrecht Durer - Christ Among the DoctorsChrist Among the DoctorsAlbrecht Durer

Christ among the Doctors is an oil painting by Albrecht Dürer, dating to 1506, now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid,Spain. The work dates to Dürer's sojourn in Venice, and was executed (according to the inscription Opus Quinque Dierum, meaning 'Made in five days') hastily while he was working...

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid, Spain)
TOP46132/137
Nicolas Poussin - The Poet-s InspirationThe Poet's InspirationNicolas Poussin

The Inspiration of the Poet is an oil-on-canvas by artist in the classical style Nicolas Poussin, painted between 1629 and 1630. It is currently held and exhibited at the Louvre in Paris. This painting seems to be the one which was in the Cardinal Mazarin Collection in 1653. It was acquired by the L...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
TOP27033/137
Vincent Van Gogh - Old Man in SorrowOld Man in SorrowVincent Van Gogh

Old Man in Sorrow (On the Threshold of Eternity) was painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1890. Early in the year, Vincent had written to his brother Theo, 'Let me go quietly on with my work; if it is that of a madman, well, so much the worse, I can't help it.' Vincent van Gogh only painted when his condi...

Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, Netherlands)
TOP39434/137
Annibale Carracci - The Choice of HeraclesThe Choice of HeraclesAnnibale Carracci

The Choice of Hercules is a painting by the Italian Baroque painter Annibale Carracci. Dating from 1596, it is housed in the Capodimonte Gallery of Naples. The subject is the Choice of Hercules. Carracci, who was in Rome from the late 1595 or early 1596, was commissioned this work by Cardinal Odoard...

Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte (Naples, Italy)
TOP27435/137
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Calling of Saint MatthewThe Calling of Saint MatthewCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

The Calling of Saint Matthew is a masterpiece by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, depicting the moment at which Jesus Christ inspires Matthew to follow him. It was completed in 1599-1600 for the Contarelli Chapel in the church of the French congregation, San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, where it re...

TOP29636/137
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Portrait of Hans FrischPortrait of Hans FrischErnst Ludwig Kirchner

Kirchner was a German Expressionist who conveyed the anxiety of urban life before World War I. He made this painting by squeezing paint from tubes directly onto the canvas and then shaping it with a palette knife.

TOP24337/137
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - The Drinker (self-portrait)The Drinker (self-portrait)Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Important self-portrait from this period, The Drinker, was painted in 1915 in Kirchner's Berlin studio, before he was sent to Halle.3 This self-portrait conveys Kirchner's despair about his situation, a despair that turned into horror in the Oberlin painting.

Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Nuremberg, Germany)
TOP23738/137
Giuseppe Arcimboldo - AutumnAutumnGiuseppe Arcimboldo

Autumn, from a series depicting the four seasons, commissioned by Emperor Maximilian II (1527-76) 1573 (oil on canvas) by Arcimboldo, Giuseppe (1527-93).

Art Museum (Denver, United States)
TOP43840/137
George Grosz - Cain or Hitler in HellCain or Hitler in HellGeorge Grosz

Grosz packed up his righteous indignation and fled Nazi Germany in 1932 for the shores of America, where he became a United States citizen in 1938. Grosz’ Cain, or Hitler in Hell (above) from 1944 places the dictator in the devil’s den, surrounded by the skeletal dead at his feet and clearly feeling...

David Nolan (New York, United States)
 
TOP35441/137
Pieter Bruegel The Elder - Christ Carrying the CrossChrist Carrying the CrossPieter Bruegel The Elder

This is the second-largest known painting by Bruegel. It is one of sixteen paintings by him which are listed in the inventory of the wealthy Antwerp collector, Niclaes Jonghelinck, drawn up in 1566. It was Jonghelinck who commissioned the Months from Bruegel and he may also have commissioned this wo...

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)
TOP49042/137
Frida Kahlo - Tree of HopeTree of HopeFrida Kahlo

Frida painted this self-portrait for her patron, the engineer Eduardo Morillo Safa, after a botched operation in New York. She wrote to him about the painting and about the scars '...which those surgeon sons of bitches landed me with'. In the message 'Tree of Hope, Remain Strong', which is written o...

Collection of Daniel Filipacchi (Paris, France)
 
TOP44743/137
George Grosz - The Pillars of SocietyThe Pillars of SocietyGeorge Grosz

It is a deeply sarcastic portrait of the German elite classes who supported Fascism. Like many of his paintings of this era it satirized what he believed was the corrupt and bourgeois society of Germany. In this painting Grosz uses his skills as a caricaturist to produce vivid, grotesque, nightma...

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
 
TOP35044/137
Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. It depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Romanised to Saturn), who, fearing that his children would overthrow him, ate each one upon their birth. It is one of the series of Black Paintings t...

TOP47146/137
Franz Xaver Winterhalter - FlorindaFlorindaFranz Xaver Winterhalter
178 x 246 cm, (1853)

This painting depicts an episode from the legend of Roderick, the last king of the Spanish Visigoths. After spying on his maids of honor to determine the fairest among them, the king chose Florinda (at center left), who became the object of his love. In revenge, Florinda's father called the Arabs in...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
TOP56548/137
Edvard Munch - The ScreamThe ScreamEdvard Munch

The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings andpastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature) is the title Munch gave to these works, all of which sh...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
TOP35249/137
Benjamin West - The Death of General WolfeThe Death of General WolfeBenjamin West

The Death of General Wolfe is a well-known 1770 painting by Anglo-American artist Benjamin West depicting the death of British General James Wolfe during the 1759 Battle of Quebec of the Seven Years' War. It is an oil on canvas of the Enlightenment period. West made an additional and nearly identica...

National Gallery of Canada (Canada)
TOP51550/137
Pieter Bruegel The Elder - The Triumph of DeathThe Triumph of DeathPieter Bruegel The Elder

The painting is a panoramic landscape of death: the sky in the distance is blackened by smoke from burning cities and the sea is littered with shipwrecks. Armies of skeletons advance on the hapless living, who either flee in terror or try vainly to fight back. Skeletons kill people in a variety of w...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)