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



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Pablo Picasso - The aficionado (The torero)The aficionado (The torero)Pablo Picasso

This painting is part of the work of transition to synthetic cubism . It reuses invented by technical Georges Braque in 1911 which is to include letters and words in the web . It reads in part: 'Nimes' 'olé' 'the bullfighter.' Picasso and Braque were there two capitals inventions: the use of collage...

Museum of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Switzerland)
 
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Vincent Van Gogh - The SowerThe SowerVincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh returned to this subject often throughout his career, this resonated with his socialist ideals and saw that this represented the eternal cycle of agricultural life, of honourable endeavour and tradition. The young sower throws his hand in a broad gesture. The sun is bright in the s...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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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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Claude Monet - The Studio BoatThe Studio BoatClaude Monet

While returning to France from Holland, Monet wanted to follow the example of Doubigng and looked for a riverboat he could convert into his very own floating studio. At a time when industrialization was slowly taking over and nature was losing its place, Claude Monet’s studio boat served as an escap...

The Barnes Foundation (United States)
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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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John William Waterhouse - Echo and NarcissusEcho and NarcissusJohn William Waterhouse

Dating back to 1903, John William’s Waterhouse’s painting “Echo and Narcissus” is an illustration based on the epic poem “Metamorphoses” as authored by Ovid. As a painter from England, his styles are often reminiscent of an era before Raphael’s influence came into prominence. However, if one were to...

Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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Francisco De Goya - The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid)The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid)Francisco De Goya

This painting shows Napoleon’s attack on Spain in 1808. Prior to this, most paintings showed war as being a glorious thing. This painting shows it as being cruel and subhuman (see how the soldiers look mechanical whereas the ones being shot look full of life).

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William Merritt Chase - Idle HoursIdle HoursWilliam Merritt Chase

Idle Hours is an oil on canvas landscape painting by the American Impressionist painter William Merritt Chase. Completed in 1894, it measures 90.2 by 64.8 centimeters, and is now housed at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth.It is one of many paintings by Chase that depicted his wife ...

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth, United States)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Luncheon of the Boating PartyThe Luncheon of the Boating PartyPierre-Auguste Renoir

'Luncheon of the Boating Party', or 'Le déjeuner des canotiers' in French, is a stand-out work of French Impressionism by the revered artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Paul Durand-Ruel bought this painting in 1923 from Duncan Phillips, his son. The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.is currently in ...

The Phillips Collection (Washington, United States)