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Gustav Klimt - DanaeDanaeGustav Klimt

This painting is a typical representation of Klimt’s stylized eroticism, and portrays the subject of Danae, which has been a popular theme throughout painting, having been painted before by Corregio, Rembrandt, and Titian. Danae was the symbol of divine love, transcendence, and sensational beauty. B...

Galerie Würthle (Vienna, Austria)
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George Grosz - The Pillars of SocietyThe Pillars of SocietyGeorge Grosz

“The Pillars of Society” is a portrait that satirizes the elite supporters of Fascism that dominated post-war Germany in 1926. Similar to a lot of paintings in his oeuvre that belong to this era, it passed a scathing critique of everything he considered to be corrupt in Germany’s bourgeois communit...

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
 
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Mary Stevenson Cassatt - Lady at the Tea TableLady at the Tea TableMary Stevenson Cassatt

Lady at the Tea Table was painted by American artist, Mary Cassatt in 1885. She was the only woman in the inner circle of the Impressionist movement. Cassatt is best known for her paintings of women and children going about their everyday tasks. t is not surprising, given the era and Cassatt’s inter...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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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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Alexandre Cabanel - Fallen AngelFallen AngelAlexandre Cabanel

This painting is kept alive in Musée Fabre, France. He painted this work at the age of 24, when he catered to a fairly academic demographic by playing along the themes of religion and mythology. Till 1846, as a student, he created images of Jesus but they failed to illicit emotional responses. After...

Musée Fabre (Montpellier, France)
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William Holman Hunt - The Hireling ShepherdThe Hireling ShepherdWilliam Holman Hunt

The Hireling Shepherd (1851) is a painting by the Pre-Raphaelite artist William Holman Hunt. It represents a shepherd neglecting his flock in favour of an attractive country girl to whom he shows a death's-head hawkmoth. The meaning of the image has been much debated. Hunt painted the picture when h...

Manchester Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)
TOP538/1000
Rene Magritte - The meaning of nightThe meaning of nightRene Magritte

The Meaning of Night is a painting by Rene Magritte to represent the fear of night in human being. Rene Magritte painted this artwork in 1927 by use of Surrealism Style. It is painted by use Technique oil on canvas with Dimensions 139 cm by 105 cm and is housed at Menil Collection, Houston.
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The Menil Collection (Houston, 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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Paul Signac - The Pine Tree at St. TropezThe Pine Tree at St. TropezPaul Signac

This giclée print offers beautiful color accuracy. Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed onto the paper’s surface creating natural color transitions.

Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Bowl with Peonies and RosesBowl with Peonies and RosesVincent Van Gogh

This still-life belongs to van Gogh's early efforts in Paris to brighten the palette of his paintings. The canvases he had finished in the Netherlands were too dark to be accepted as modern works of art. He chose to pursue the flower still-life as a means to work on his colour. The present still-lif...

Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Green Wheat Field with CypressGreen Wheat Field with CypressVincent Van Gogh

Writing to his brother Theo from the asylum in Saint-Rémy in early July 1889, Van Gogh described his latest work in the series he had begun in June: 'I have a canvas of cypresses with some ears of wheat, some poppies, a blue sky like a piece of Scotch plaid; the former painted with a thick impasto ....

National Gallery (Prague, Czech Republic)