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William Holman Hunt - The Hireling ShepherdThe Hireling ShepherdWilliam Holman Hunt

The Hireling Shepherd (1851) is a painting by the Pre-Raphaelite artist William Holman Hunt. It represents a shepherd neglecting his flock in favour of an attractive country girl to whom he shows a death's-head hawkmoth. The meaning of the image has been much debated. Hunt painted the picture when h...

Manchester Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Jean-François Millet - Harvesters RestingHarvesters RestingJean-François Millet

Millet considered this painting to be his masterpiece. This painting marked many milestones for the artist. He worked on this painting longer than any other painting. He also conceived the painting to rival the great works of Michelangelo and Poussin. This painting marked his departure of simple por...

Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, United States)
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Hans Memling - Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Hans Memling

Scenes from the Passion of Christ is an oil painting on a panel of Baltic oak, painted c.1470 by German-born Early Netherlandish painter Hans Memling. The painting shows 23 vignettes of the Life of Christ combined in one narrative composition without a central dominating scene: 19 episodes from the ...

Galleria Sabauda (Turin, Italy)
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Paul Cezanne - Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus QuarryMont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus QuarryPaul Cezanne

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry is one of the series of oil paintings by Cezanne. Mont Sainte-Victoire is a mountain in France. Cezanne could see the mountain from his house. It has been a source of inspiration for Cezanne for his paintings. In this painting Cezanne comes closer to...

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - The Church at AuversThe Church at AuversVincent Van Gogh

The Church at Auvers was painted by Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh in 1890. The church is in Place de l'Eglise, Auvers-sur-Oise, France. The Church at Auvers — along with other canvases such as The Town Hall at Auvers and several paintings of small houses with thatched roofs — is r...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Bernardo Strozzi - Sleeping ChildSleeping ChildBernardo Strozzi

With flushed cheeks, the child lies fast asleep; its tiny fingers seem to be moving as it dreams. Strozzi foregoes distracting, non-essential details, setting his close-up composition in very compact space in the foreground.

Residenzgalerie (Salzburg, Austria)
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Paul Cezanne - The Large BathersThe Large BathersPaul Cezanne

Paul Cézanne was influenced by a number of things when creating The Large Bathers. Firstly the artist had spent his early years in Paris at the Louvre museum, copying the paintings of the great masters. In the halls of one of the largest art museums in the world he saw the fantastic mystical paintin...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Claude Monet - Water Lilies (70)Water Lilies (70)Claude Monet

The Water Lilies is a painting by impressionist Claude Monet painted during his series called Water Lilies. The painting depicts a scene in a French pond showing light reflecting off the water with Water Lilies on the surface. It was painted in 1919 and as of 2012 is on display in New York's Metropo...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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Jan Matejko - Battle of Grunwald (detail) (10)Battle of Grunwald (detail) (10)Jan Matejko

The Battle of Grunwald is a painting by Jan Matejko depicting the Battle of Grunwald and the victory of the allied Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania over the Teutonic Order in 1410. The canvas dates to 1878 and is one of the most heroic representations of the history of Pol...

Warsaw National Museum (Warsaw, Poland)
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Claude Monet - Fisherman-s Cottage at VarengevilleFisherman's Cottage at VarengevilleClaude Monet

Summertime often drew Monet to the English Channel coast, and in 1881 and 1882 he explored the area around Dieppe, situated about ninety-six kilometers to the east along the coast from Le Havre. For the purpose of giving focus to the scenes he painted in Pourville and Varengeville, west of Dieppe, M...

Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, United States)
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Francisco De Goya - The Second of May, 1808 at the Puerta del SolThe Second of May, 1808 at the Puerta del SolFrancisco De Goya

The Second of May 1808, also known as The Charge of the Mamelukes, is a painting by the Spanish master Francisco de Goya. It is a companion to the painting The Third of May 1808. The painting depicts a scene during the May 2nd Uprising in Madrid, at the Calle de Alcalá near Puerta del Sol. Painted i...