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Hans Memling - Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Hans Memling

Scenes from the Passion of Christ is an oil painting on a panel of Baltic oak, painted c.1470 by German-born Early Netherlandish painter Hans Memling. The painting shows 23 vignettes of the Life of Christ combined in one narrative composition without a central dominating scene: 19 episodes from the ...

Galleria Sabauda (Turin, Italy)
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Matthias Grünewald - The Mocking of ChristThe Mocking of ChristMatthias Grünewald

Grünewald's earliest datable work is the Mocking of Christ, a colourful, vehemently expressive painting demonstrating his ability to create dazzling light effects. The painting depicts Christ blindfolded and being beaten by a band of grotesque men. The figures are thick-bodied, soft, and fleshy, don...

Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany)
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Jacopo Carucci (Pontormo) - VisitationVisitationJacopo Carucci (Pontormo)
(1528)

his early Visitation makes an interesting comparison with his painting of the same subject (at right), which was done about a decade later for the parish church of St. Michael in Carmignano, about 20 km west of Florence. Placing these two pictures together—one from his early style, and another from ...

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Vincent Van Gogh - Apricot Trees in Blossom 2Apricot Trees in Blossom 2Vincent Van Gogh

The brilliant artwork of post-Impressionist Dutch Master Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) powerfully impacted countless artistic movements. Flowering Orchards is a series of paintings executed by Vincent van Gogh in Arles, in southern France in the spring of 1888. Van Gogh arrived in Arles in February...

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William Merritt Chase - A Friendly CallA Friendly CallWilliam Merritt Chase
77 x 123 cm, (1895)

When American Chester Dale bequeathed the core of his art collection to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. upon his death in 1962, the institution became a major repository of late 19th- and early 20th-century French paintings overnight. Why Dale and his wife, Maud, collected the work the...

Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
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Paul Cezanne - The Large BathersThe Large BathersPaul Cezanne

Paul Cézanne was influenced by a number of things when creating The Large Bathers. Firstly the artist had spent his early years in Paris at the Louvre museum, copying the paintings of the great masters. In the halls of one of the largest art museums in the world he saw the fantastic mystical paintin...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Sandro Botticelli - Madonna and Child with an AngelMadonna and Child with an AngelSandro Botticelli

The Madonna and Child with an Angel is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, c. 1465-1467. It is housed in Spedale degli Innocenti of Florence. The painting, one of Botticelli's earliest, reveals Botticelli's close artistic relationship with his teacher, Filippo Lippi, and...

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, United States)
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Claude Monet - The Walk. Lady with a ParasolThe Walk. Lady with a ParasolClaude Monet

This famous painting is also known as Madame Monet and her Son, or 'La Promenade, la femme à l'ombrelle' in France. The lady with an umbrella painted against the light is Camille, Monet's wife, and the little boy their son Jean. 'I'm working like never and at new attempts, figures in the open air as...

National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
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James Ensor - Entry of Christ Into BrusselsEntry of Christ Into BrusselsJames Ensor

With the image of Christ setting foot in a Mardi Gras parade, which is taking place in Brussels during the late 1800s, Ensor offers his powerful take on politics and religion. He’s responding to the pointillist style of the French as he uses spatulas, the back-end of the brush, as well as knives to ...

Getty Center (Los Angeles, United States)
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Winslow Homer - The Gulf StreamThe Gulf StreamWinslow Homer
71 x 124 cm, (1906)

The Gulf Stream is an 1899 oil painting by Winslow Homer. It shows a man in a small rudderless fishing boat struggling against the waves of the sea, and was the artist's last statement on a theme that had interested him for more than a decade. Homer vacationed often in Florida, Cuba, and the Caribbe...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)