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The 270 Artworks ... and ...



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Umberto Boccioni - The City RisesThe City RisesUmberto Boccioni
199 x 301 cm, (1910)

The City Rises (La città che sale) (1910) is an important painting by the Italian painter Umberto Boccioni. In 1912 the picture was bought by the musician Ferruccio Busoni during the travelling futurist art exposition in Europe. It has been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part o...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Seascape at Saintes-MariesSeascape at Saintes-MariesVincent Van Gogh

Saintes-Maries is the subject of a series of paintings that Vincent van Gogh made in 1888. When Van Gogh lived in Arles, he took a trip to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer on the Mediterranean sea, where he made several paintings of the seascape and town. In June 1888 Van Gogh took a 30 mile stagecoach trip...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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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)
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Claude Monet - Boulevard of CapucinesBoulevard of CapucinesClaude Monet

Haussmanization of Paris was a transformation that the impressionists were eager to record and Boulevard des Capucines, Paris is Monet's impression of what he saw out of the window of photographer Nadar's apartment. He has captured the grand boulevard revealing the order of the city where everyone ...

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (United States)
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Albrecht Durer - Young HareYoung HareAlbrecht Durer

Young Hare (German: Feldhase) is a 1502 watercolour and bodycolour painting by German artist Albrecht Dürer. Painted in 1502 in his workshop, it is acknowledged as a masterpiece of observational art alongside his Great Piece of Turf from the following year. The subject is rendered with almost photog...

Albertina (Vienna, Austria)
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Jan Matejko - Bathory at PskovBathory at PskovJan Matejko

During the Livonian War (1578-1582), between Ivan the Terrible of Russia and Stefan Batory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the city was besieged by the Polish and Lithuanian forces. The joined army failed to capture the city, but forced Russia to return other territories and gained Livonia. T...

Nicolaus Copernicus Museum (Frombork, Poland)
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Frida Kahlo - My Dress Hangs ThereMy Dress Hangs ThereFrida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo painted what she knew. Most of her works were reflections about her own life and what she was going on in her personal life. When Frida Kahlo went to New York with her husband in 1933, for there second visit, she began painting My Dress Hangs There. This painting portrays Frida's feeling...

Hoover Gallery (San Francisco, United States)
 
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Gustav Klimt - The Kiss (Bacio)The Kiss (Bacio)Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was a Symbolist painter from Austria who painted “The Kiss” (“Der Kuss” in German) from 1907 to 1908 and is considered a magnificent work from his so-called 'Golden Period', when a number of his works, similarly, contained a gilded style. The canvas is in the shape of a perfect square a...

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
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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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Vincent Van Gogh - Peach Trees in BlossomPeach Trees in BlossomVincent Van Gogh

When the weather in Arles, France, turned mild in March, Vincent van Gogh reveled in the changing landscape. He painted Peach Trees in Blossom (Souvenir de Mauve) in 1888. By the end of March all the fruit trees -- plum, apricot, pear, apple, and cherry -- were either budded or in full bloom. Van Go...

Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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John Singer Sargent - Carnation, Lily, Lily, RoseCarnation, Lily, Lily, RoseJohn Singer Sargent

The painting is set in an English garden in Broadway in the Cotswolds, where John Singer Sargent spent the summer of 1885. Sargent wanted to capture the exact level of light at dusk so he painted the picture out of doors, in the Impressionist manner. Every day in a period in the summer and autumn he...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Bernardo Bellotto - The Ruins of the Old Kreuzkirche in DresdenThe Ruins of the Old Kreuzkirche in DresdenBernardo Bellotto

In 1760 the Kreuzkirche, the oldest church in Dresden, was shelled by Prussian artillery; a blaze ensued during which the building collapsed. The church tower, though damaged, remained standing. When the work of reconstructing the church commenced it was decided to preserve the original tower. In Ju...

Gemäldegalerie (Dresden, Germany)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Le Moulin de la GaletteLe Moulin de la GaletteVincent Van Gogh

Le Moulin de la Galette is the subject and title of several paintings made by Vincent van Gogh in 1886 of a windmill. The Moulin de la Galette was near Van Gogh's apartment with his brother, Theo in Montmartre. The owners of the windmill maximized the view on a butte overlooking Paris, creating a te...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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Claude Monet - Grainstacks in the Sunlight, MiddayGrainstacks in the Sunlight, MiddayClaude Monet

Grainstacks were monumental subjects on the landscape symbolizing fertility and prosperity; they were directly associated with the French countryside. Monet was rendering the light and air surrounding the object, its distinctive light and atmosphere, this, he referred to as 'enveloppe.' The subjec...

National Gallery of Australia (Australia)