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Gustav Klimt - The Kiss (Bacio)The Kiss (Bacio)Gustav 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)
TOP403/1000
Jackson Pollock - Number 1, 1949Number 1, 1949Jackson Pollock

No. 5, 1948 is a painting by Jackson Pollock, an American painter known for his contributions to the abstract expressionist movement. The painting was done on an 8' × 4' sheet of fiberboard, with thick amounts of brown and yellow paint drizzled on top of it, forming a nest-like appearance. It was or...

Private collection (New York, United States)
 
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Jan Vermeer - The MilkmaidThe MilkmaidJan Vermeer

The Milkmaid (De Melkmeid or Het Melkmeisje), sometimes called The Kitchen Maid, is an oil-on-canvas painting of a 'milkmaid', in fact a domestic kitchen maid, by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. It is now in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, which regards it as 'unquestionably one of the...

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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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)
TOP726/1000
Vincent Van Gogh - Skull with Burning CigaretteSkull with Burning CigaretteVincent Van Gogh

No doubt one of Van Gogh's most macabre works, Skull with Burning Cigarette is probably the most distinguished of his paintings from the Antwerp period. It's likely that the work was painted from a skeleton in an anatomy class while Vincent was studying art. A sketch, Hanging Skeleton and Cat, from ...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
TOP137/1000
Georges Pierre Seurat - A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteA Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteGeorges Pierre Seurat

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – 1884 (French: Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte - 1884) is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works, and is an example of pointillism.
Georges Seurat spent over two years painting A Sunday Afternoon, focusing meticulously on...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
TOP1758/1000
Sandro Botticelli - PrimaveraPrimaveraSandro Botticelli

Primavera, also known as Allegory of Spring, is a tempera panel painting by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. Painted ca. 1482, the painting is described in Culture & Values (2009) as '[o]ne of the most popular paintings in Western art'. It is also, according to Botticelli, Primavera (19...

Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)
TOP239/1000
Pablo Picasso - Les Demoiselles d-AvignonLes Demoiselles d'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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Pablo Picasso - Women of Algiers (Version O)Women of Algiers (Version O)Pablo Picasso

Women of Algiers (Version O) is the last instalment in a series of 15 paintings and sketches by Pablo Picasso. It was inspired by Eugène Delacroix's painting The Women of Algiers in their Apartment and was executed as a tribute to his favourite artists. Delacroix's painting was done after he visited...

 
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Vincent Van Gogh - IrisesIrisesVincent Van Gogh

Irises was painted while Vincent van Gogh was living at the asylum at Saint Paul-de-Mausole in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, in the last year before his death in 1890. It was painted before his first attack at the asylum. There is a lack of the high tension which is seen in his later works. He cal...

J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, United States)
TOP27313/1000
Diego Velazquez - The Surrender of Breda (Las Lanzas)The Surrender of Breda (Las Lanzas)Diego Velazquez

La rendición de Breda (English: The Surrender of Breda, also known as El cuadro de las lanzas or Las lanzas) is a painting by Velázquez, painted during the years 1634–35, and inspired while Velázquez was visiting Italy with Ambrogio Spinola, the Genoese general who conquered Breda on June 5, 1625. I...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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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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Jean Frederic Bazille - Family ReunionFamily ReunionJean Frederic Bazille

Réunion de famille also called Portraits de famille (Family Reunion also called Family Portraits) which he completed in 1867 and altered slightly two years later. It is a large painting, measuring 152cms x 230cms. The subject of the work is an extended family gathering at Bazille’s family’s countr...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)