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The 1000++ Artworks ... and ...



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Jan Vermeer - The Girl with a Pearl EarringThe Girl with a Pearl EarringJan Vermeer

The artwork Girl with a Pearl Earring, or 'Het Meisje with de Parel' in Dutch, is one of Johannes Vermeer's (Dutch Painter) masterworks and has a pearl earring as a focal point, as the name suggests. The picture is now housed at The Hague's Mauritshuis museum. It's also known as or 'the Mona Lisa of...

Mauritshuis (The Hague, Netherlands)
TOP396/1000
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - NarcissusNarcissusCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Currently kept in Rome’s Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, “Narcissus” is a key painting in the career of the great Italian painter Caravaggio, who was regarded as a master of the Baroque Style. Caravaggio made only two paintings based on Classical Mythology, and this was one of them. As stated in M...

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica (Rome, Italy)
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Jan Vermeer - Girl Reading a Letter at an Open WindowGirl Reading a Letter at an Open WindowJan Vermeer

Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window is an oil painting by Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer. Completed in approximately 1657–1659, the well-preserved painting is on display at the Gemäldegalerie in Dresden. For many years, the attribution of the painting—which features a young Dutch woman r...

Gemäldegalerie (Dresden, Germany)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - After the BathAfter the BathPierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir (born February 25, 1841, Limoges, France—died December 3, 1919, Cagnes) French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement. His works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling colour and light. Renoir's visit to Italy in 1881 stimu...

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Rembrandt Van Rijn - Night WatchNight WatchRembrandt Van Rijn

The Night Watch or The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq (Dutch: De Nachtwacht) is the common name of one of the most famous works by Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The painting may be more properly titled The Company of captain Frans Banning Cocq and lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch prepar...

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Edgar Degas - Dancers in PinkDancers in PinkEdgar Degas

A keen observer of women, Degas cultivated an objectivity that allowed him to catch his subjects in poses as natural and spontaneous as those in a photograph.

Hill-Stead Museum (United States)
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John Everett Millais - Autumn LeavesAutumn LeavesJohn Everett Millais

Malcom Warner's excellent entry for this painting in the 1984 Tate catalogue points out that 'with 'Autumn Leaves' Millais set out to paint 'a picture full of beauty and without subject', a work in which the very specific story-telling that plays such a part in his paintings of the early-1850s is re...

City Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)