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Hans Holbein The Younger - The Body of the Dead Christ in the TombThe Body of the Dead Christ in the TombHans Holbein The Younger

The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb is an oil and tempera on limewood painting created by the German artist and printmaker Hans Holbein the Younger between 1520–22. The work shows a life-size, grotesque depiction of the stretched and unnaturally thin, decomposing body of Jesus Christ lying in hi...

Öffentliche Kunstsammlung (Basel, Switzerland)
Max Beckmann - Great Scene of AgonyGreat Scene of AgonyMax Beckmann

Great Scene of Agony is an 1906 oil on canvas painting by a German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and writer Max Beckmann, classified as an Expressionist artist. It was painted on expressionism style by use of genre painting on canvas. the artwork measures 141 by 131 centimeters and is now in a priv...

Pieter Bruegel The Elder - The Triumph of DeathThe Triumph of DeathPieter Bruegel The Elder

The painting is a panoramic landscape of death: the sky in the distance is blackened by smoke from burning cities and the sea is littered with shipwrecks. Armies of skeletons advance on the hapless living, who either flee in terror or try vainly to fight back. Skeletons kill people in a variety of w...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
Sandro Botticelli - Calumny of ApellesCalumny of ApellesSandro Botticelli

The Calumny of Apelles is a tempera painting by Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli. Based on the description of a painting by Apelles, the work was completed in approximately 1494. It is on display in the Uffizi in Florence. In The Calumny of Apelles, Botticelli drew on the description of...

Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)
Jan Van Eyck - The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed)The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed)Jan Van Eyck

The Ghent Altarpiece or Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (Dutch: Het Lam Gods or The Lamb of God; completed 1432) is a very large and complex Early Netherlandish polyptych panel painting which is considered to be one of Belgium's masterpieces and one of the world's treasures. It was once in the Joost Vi...

Cathedral of St Bavo (Ghent, Belgium)
Leonardo Da Vinci - AnnunciationAnnunciationLeonardo Da Vinci

This is a painting of the traditional subject of the Annunciation, by the Italian Renaissance artists Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea del Verrocchio, dating from circa 1472–1475 and housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy. The angel holds a Madonna lily, a symbol of Mary's virginity and of the ...

Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Giovanni Da Milano - Ognissanti Polyptych: lateral panelOgnissanti Polyptych: lateral panelGiovanni Da Milano

For the decoration of the loggia, Raphael devised the scheme and provided the compositions for the narratives, while the actual work was delegated to the most senior assistants. Giulio Romano took charge of the figurative scenes with Gianfrancesco Penni collaborating on the preparation of the cartoo...

Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Giovanni Da Milano - Ognissanti Polyptych: lateral panelOgnissanti Polyptych: lateral panelGiovanni Da Milano

Together with Sassetta, Giovanni di Paolo was one of the leading Sienese painters in the fifteenth century. So strong was the hold on Sienese art of its great fourteenth-century masters - Duccio and his followers - that both Giovanni di Paolo and Sassetta consistently harked back to earlier models.G...

Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Konstantin Yuon - New PlanetNew PlanetKonstantin Yuon

Hanging in the Tretyakov Gallery of Moscow, Yuon’s “New Planet” was meant for the curtain of Bolshoi Theatre. Made after the October Revolution of 1917, this work depicted the birth of a new country as if it was the birth of a new planet altogether. The planet which is scarlet in colour is visibly r...

Marc Chagall - A wheatfield on a summer-s afternoonA wheatfield on a summer's afternoonMarc Chagall

Chagall not only imparted his gifts to the world as a painter. His contributions can be found in the world of theatre, dance and even opera performances. In 1942, He got his first break as a stage designer for a Ballet performance produced by the American Ballet Theatre, then referred to as the “Bal...

Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz) - No. 5 No. 22No. 5 No. 22Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz)

Rothko is known for his unique style called 'multiforms’ by critics which included no figures of symbols and only colours in large fields or shapes. By the 1950's he had reduced these abstractions to few rectangles of deep and intense colours, that seem to hover over a plane as if floating above the...