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Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Spain’s pioneering painter Francisco Goya y Lucientes was considered a great successor to the Spanish Baroque Painting masters, namely painters like El Greco, Velazquez, and Jusepe Ribera. His career spanned between 1785 and 1820. “Saturn Devouring his Son” was a part of the “Black Paintings” series...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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Jean Frederic Bazille - Family ReunionFamily ReunionJean Frederic Bazille

Réunion de famille also called Portraits de famille (Family Reunion also called Family Portraits) which he completed in 1867 and altered slightly two years later. It is a large painting, measuring 152cms x 230cms. The subject of the work is an extended family gathering at Bazille’s family’s countr...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at NightCafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at NightVincent Van Gogh

Café Terrace at Night, also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, is a coloured oil painting by Vincent van Gogh, painted in mid-September 1888 in Arles, France, on an industrially primed canvas of size 25 (Toile de 25 figure). The work is not signed, although the artist describes and men...

Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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Georges Braque - Woman ReadingWoman ReadingGeorges Braque

French painter, collagist and sculptor Georges Braque is, along with Pablo Picasso, renowned as the co-founder of Cubism, which revolutionized 20th-century painting. In his work, objects are fragmented and reconstructed into geometric forms, fracturing the picture plane in order to explore a variety...

 
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry Night Over the RhoneStarry Night Over the RhoneVincent Van Gogh

Starry Night Over the Rhone (September 1888) is one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings of Arles at night time in Arles; it was painted at a spot on the bank of the Rhone river that was only a minute or two's walk from the Yellow House on the Place Lamartine which Van Gogh was renting at the time. The n...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry-NightStarry-NightVincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night, pronounced 'De sterrennacht' in Dutch, is a painting by the face of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh. The painting depicts the view outside his sanitarium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (located in southern France) at night, although it was painted from memory during the...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Girls at the PianoGirls at the PianoPierre-Auguste Renoir

n late 1891 or early 1892 Renoir was invited by the French government to execute a painting for a new museum in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg, which was to be devoted to the work of living artists. He chose as his subject two girls at the piano. Aware of the intense scrutiny to which his submission...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Caspar David Friedrich - The Sea of IceThe Sea of IceCaspar David Friedrich

The Sea of Ice (German: Das Eismeer), also called The Wreck of Hope (German: Die gescheiterte Hoffnung) is an oil painting of 1823–1824 by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich.
The landscape depicts a shipwreck in the middle of a broken ice-sheet, whose shards have piled up after t...

Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)
TOP3214/1000
Rene Magritte - The Menaced AssassinThe Menaced AssassinRene Magritte

The Menaced Assassin (French: L'Assassin menacé) is a 1927 oil on canvas painting by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte. The main subject of the painting, a blood-smeared nude woman, is seen lying on a couch. The assassin of the painting's title, a well-dressed man, stands ready to leave, his c...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
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Diego Velazquez - Las Meninas (detail)Las Meninas (detail)Diego Velazquez

This baroque painting is considered one of the most important of all-time. The central figure is the young Margarita Teresa of Spain but the painting also shows the artist himself, an image of the king and queen, several servants, two dwarfs, and a dog.

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)