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Georges Braque - MandolaMandolaGeorges Braque

Mandola (Irish: tenor mandola) is a 1910 oil painting by German artist Georges Braque. Painted in 1910 in France, it is acknowledged as a masterpiece of Georges Braque. The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Analytical Cubism style with still life genre and it measures 72 by 58 centimeters. It is no...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
 
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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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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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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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Albert Bierstadt - Rocky MountainsRocky MountainsAlbert Bierstadt

This painting is the major work that resulted from the artist's first trip to the West. In spring 1859, he accompanied a government survey expedition, headed by Colonel Frederick W. Lander, to the Nebraska Territory. By summer, the party had reached the Wind River Range of the Rocky Mountains in wha...

TOP887/1000
Arshile Gorky - The Liver is the Cock-s CombThe Liver is the Cock's CombArshile Gorky

This painting contains many veiled references to Gorky's life and history, while it simultaneously creates visual puns and double meanings that function on many levels. The liver is often referred to in ancient texts as the center for passion, instead of the heart. The 'cock's comb' is both the head...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, United States)
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John Singer Sargent - Street in VeniceStreet in VeniceJohn Singer Sargent

Street in Venice (or A Street Scene in Venice) is an c.1882 oil on wood painting by the American artist John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Painted in a post-impressionist manner, it is set in a quiet backstreet off the Calle Larga dei Proverbi, near the Grand Canal in Venice. The painting shows a youn...

National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
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Caspar David Friedrich - The Abbey in the OakwoodThe Abbey in the OakwoodCaspar David Friedrich

The Abbey in the Oakwood is an oil painting by Caspar David Friedrich. It was painted between 1809 and 1810 in Dresden. A procession of monks, some of whom bear a coffin, head toward the gate of a ruined Gothic church in the center of the painting. Only two candles light their way. A newly dug grave...

Alte Nationalgalerie (Berlin, Germany)
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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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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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Vincent Van Gogh - Fishing boats on the Beach at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-MerFishing boats on the Beach at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-MerVincent Van Gogh

Arles was not far from the Mediterranean. At the beginning of June 1888 Vincent visited the fishing village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer where, in a matter of days, he produced two seascapes, a view of the village and nine drawings. He wrote to Theo about one of the seascapes: “I made the drawing of ...

Van Gogh Museum (Netherlands)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Twelve Sunflowers in a VaseTwelve Sunflowers in a VaseVincent Van Gogh

In August, 1888 Vincent van Gogh began painting a series of works which, as Dr. Jan Hulsker suggests 'perhaps more than any other of his paintings, have made him known throughout the world. They are often the only works with which he is identified.'1 This series is, of course, the sunflowers. Van Go...

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, United States)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Bathers (French: Les Baigneuses) is an oil painting on canvas made between 1918 and 1919 by the French painterPierre-Auguste Renoir. After being giving to the State by his three in 1923, it is currently kept at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
There are two groups of naked women: two models lyin...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)