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Sandro Botticelli - The Birth of VenusThe Birth of VenusSandro Botticelli

The Birth of Venus (Italian: Nascita di Venere) is a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli. Botticelli was commissioned to paint the work by the Medici family of Florence, specifically Lorenzo de' Medici. It depicts the goddess Venus, having emerged from the sea as a fully grown woman, arriving at the ...

Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Salvador Dali - Geopoliticus Child Watching the Birth of the New Man, 1943Geopoliticus Child Watching the Birth of the New Man, 1943Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali depicts the birth of a new world in his painting Geopoliticus Child Watching the Birth of the New Man. The man in the image is struggling to exit the egg whose yolk draw out the map of the world. The egg has often been read as love or hope in Dali's earlier work and here, through its c...

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Burial Of St LucyBurial Of St LucyCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Burial of Saint Lucy is a oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist Caravaggio. The painting (408 cm × 300 cm) is located in the Museo Bellomo of Syracuse, Sicily.

William Turner - Peace - Burial at SeaPeace - Burial at SeaWilliam Turner

Peace - Burial at Sea is an oil on canvas painting by the English Romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker William Turner. A haunting tribute to David Wilkie, who had died and been buried at sea off Gibraltar the previous year, on his way back from a visit to the Holy Land. It was p...

Vincent Van Gogh - Vincent-s Bedroom in Arles (First version)Vincent's Bedroom in Arles (First version)Vincent Van Gogh

The Bedroom is a painting of a small bedroom in what was believed to be Van Gogh’s favourite housing in his entire life, the Yellow House. Three versions of the painting were created by Van Gogh, all very similar but carrying differences in the shades of colours that he used. The painting itself doe...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Georges Pierre Seurat - A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteA Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteGeorges Pierre Seurat

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – 1884 (French: Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte - 1884) is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works, and is an example of pointillism.
Georges Seurat spent over two years painting A Sunday Afternoon, focusing meticulously on...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
Jean-François Millet - The AngelusThe AngelusJean-François Millet

The Angelus was a painting commissioned by Thomas Gold Appleton but never collected. It shows two figures standing in a potato field, their faces are in the shadows, they have stopped their harvest and bowed their head in prayer to say the Angelus prayer, a prayer to commemorate the annunciation to ...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
Otto Dix - Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia Von HardenPortrait of the Journalist Sylvia Von HardenOtto Dix

A prototypical Neue Sachlichkeit portrait by German painter Otto Dix (1891-1969) depicting the journalist Sylvia von Harden, a habitue of Berlin's famed Romanisches Cafe. Dix's critical realism verges on a caricature of the Neue Frau in the Weimar Era, while his style of oil painting and attention t...

Musée National d'Art Moderne (Paris, France)