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Gustav Klimt - The KissThe KissGustav 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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Pablo Picasso - The Young Ladies of AvignonThe Young Ladies of AvignonPablo Picasso

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon, and originally titled The Brothel of Avignon) is a large oil painting created in 1907 by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973). The work portrays five nude female prostitutesfrom a brothel on Carrer d'Avinyó (Avinyó Street) in Barcelona....

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
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Jean Frederic Bazille - Bathers (Summer Scene)Bathers (Summer Scene)Jean Frederic Bazille

Scène d'été, or Summer Scene, is an oil painting by Frédéric Bazille, completed in 1869, a year before his death in 1870. The impressionist painting depicts young men dressed in swimsuits having a leisurely day along the banks of a river near Méric. Bazille achieved the look he wanted for the painti...

Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, United States)
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Frida Kahlo - Self-Portrait with MonkeysSelf-Portrait with MonkeysFrida Kahlo

This is the self-portrait in which Frida includes her pet monkeys. This painting was produced during her most prolific period, the early 1940s, in which she created several self-portraits. The background is one of tropical plants which is a common background theme used in many of her paintings. In t...

Collection of Jacques - Natasha Gelman (Mexico City, Mexico)
 
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Uncertainty of the PoetThe Uncertainty of the PoetGiorgio De Chirico

Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund (Eugene Cremetti Fund), the Carroll Donner Bequest, the Friends of the Tate Gallery and members of the public 1985. De Chirico’s quiet square evokes the classical arcades and statuary of antiquity (the sculpture is a torso of Aphrodite). In contrast, the p...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
 
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Gerard David - The Marriage at CanaThe Marriage at CanaGerard David

The Marriage at Cana by Gerard David, painted in 1500, is an example of a religious painting which demonstrates the technique of oil on wood, 100 x 128 cm. Religious paintings were categorized as historical paintings and therefore the most prestigious genre by the French Académie de peinture et de s...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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George Stubbs - Lion Attacking a HorseLion Attacking a HorseGeorge Stubbs

In preparation for the work, he made many studies of caged lions at the Tower of London and at Lord Shelbourne's menagerie on Hounslow Heath. Stubbs's interest in the subject is traditionally presumed to originate from a scene he reportedly witnessed in North Africa during his return by sea from Ita...

Yale University Art Gallery (Hartford, United States)