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Edvard Munch - MelancholyMelancholyEdvard Munch

Edvard Munch believed that humans are helpless in the face of love and death, his symbolist paintings often depicted emotions of despair and anxiety. Melancholy is part of a series that Munch worked on after his friend Jappe Nilssen encountered a heartbreak after getting tangled in a love triangle w...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Max Beckmann - The NightThe NightMax Beckmann

The Night is a 20th-century painting by German artist Max Beckmann, created between the years of 1918 and 1919. It is an icon of the post-World War I movement, Neue Sachlichkeit, or New Objectivity. It is an oil painting on canvas.
Three men appear to invade a small, cramped room, where they te...

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf, Germany)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - La GrenouillereLa GrenouillerePierre-Auguste Renoir

The School of Athens is a fresco painted by Italian Renaissance artist Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino, commonly known as Raphael. It is one of four frescoes in Stanza Della Segnatura that depict distinct branches of knowledge. The School of Athens is meant to represent philosophy. No contemporary docume...

Oskar Reinhart Collection (Switzerland)
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Georgios Jakobides - First StepsFirst StepsGeorgios Jakobides

First Steps (Greek: Τα πρώτα βήματα) is an 1893 oil painting by Georgios Jakobides, one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of the Munich School. It was completed in 1892 and painted on Realism style on painting genre. The painting shows a grandmother helping her granddaughter...

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Marc Chagall - I and the VillageI and the VillageMarc Chagall

I and the Village is a 1911 painting by the Russian-French artist Marc Chagall. It is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.The work contains many soft, dreamlike images overlapping one another in a continuous space. In the foreground, a cap-wearing green-faced man stares at a goat or shee...

 
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Oskar Kokoschka - Self-portrait of a -Degenerate Artist-Self-portrait of a 'Degenerate Artist'Oskar Kokoschka

This is an original 1948 color print of a self portrait of a Degenerate Artist by Oskar Kokoschka. 'Degenerate Artist' was a term the Nazis used during World War II to justify taking non Nazi Propaganda out of the museums. This piece was illustrated by Kokoschka, Oskar. Artist initials in print - bo...

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (United Kingdom)
 
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Oskar Kokoschka - Dolomite LandscapeDolomite LandscapeOskar Kokoschka

On her journey with Oskar Kokoschka in August of 1913, Kokoschka’s then-lover Alma Mahler wrote in her diary: “In Tre Croci, our life revolved entirely around his work. ... The summer sun above the glaciers! This morning, I couldn’t shake off the feeling that I simply do not deserve this blessing. K...

Leopold Museum (Vienna, Austria)
 
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Peter Paul Rubens - The Lion HuntThe Lion HuntPeter Paul Rubens

Among many differences from the Schleissheim series, in accordance with Rubens changing attitudes to both life and composition, the combat is equal, or even in the lions' favor in Lion Hunt. The action is spread out and not bounded by the frame, but the front plane is maintained as if by a sheet of ...

Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany)
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Nicolas Poussin - The Poet-s InspirationThe Poet's InspirationNicolas Poussin

The Inspiration of the Poet is an oil-on-canvas by artist in the classical style Nicolas Poussin, painted between 1629 and 1630. It is currently held and exhibited at the Louvre in Paris. This painting seems to be the one which was in the Cardinal Mazarin Collection in 1653. It was acquired by the L...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Jean-François Millet - Harvesters RestingHarvesters RestingJean-François Millet

Millet considered this painting to be his masterpiece. This painting marked many milestones for the artist. He worked on this painting longer than any other painting. He also conceived the painting to rival the great works of Michelangelo and Poussin. This painting marked his departure of simple por...

Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, United States)