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Andrea Mantegna - The Lamentation over the Dead ChristThe Lamentation over the Dead ChristAndrea Mantegna

The Lamentation of Christ (also known as the Lamentation over the Dead Christ, or the Dead Christ and other variants) is a painting of about 1480 by the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna. While the dating of the piece is debated, it was completed between 1475 and 1501, probably in the early...

Pinacoteca di Brera (Milan, Italy)
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Gustave Courbet - The origin of the worldThe origin of the worldGustave Courbet

French painter Gustave Courbet made “L'Origine du monde” or “The Origin of the World” in 1866. Here, he closes up on a naked woman’s abdomen and genitals. She’s spreading her legs as she lies on a bed. The erotic nature of the work is emphasized by the way the nude body and her parts are framed. Con...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Wassily Kandinsky - Improvisation. GorgeImprovisation. GorgeWassily Kandinsky

Improvization (Russian: Импровизация) is a painting of 1914 by the Russian Impressionist Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). The oil on canvas painting is a part of the Improvisations series and is drawn on abstract painting style and genre and it measures 97 by 98 centimeters. It is now housed at Städti...

Stadtische Galerie in Lenbach (Munich, Germany)
TOP5658/1000
Edvard Munch - The ScreamThe ScreamEdvard Munch

The Scream was painted by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch and is one of his most recognised artworks. It was initially named The Scream of Nature, as it was inspired by an evening walk Munch took with his friends, where he experienced a 'scream piercing through nature. This makes the pai...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Sandro Botticelli - The Birth of VenusThe Birth of VenusSandro Botticelli

The Birth of Venus shows the Goddess of Love and Beauty as she arrives on the shore of Cyprus after she was born, rising from the sea fully formed. Venus reaches the shore on top of a large scallop shell, blown by the wind god, Zephyr and Aura, a minor breeze deity whom he carries in his arms. The w...

Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)
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Jean Antoine Watteau - GillesGillesJean Antoine Watteau

Gilles is a painting of 1719 by the French Artist Antoine Watteau (1853–1890). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Rococo style and based on painting genre and it measures 184 by 149 centimeters. Watteau started painting it in 1718 and completed it in 1719. It is housed at Musée du Louvre, Paris....

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Sandro Botticelli - Venus and MarsVenus and MarsSandro Botticelli

Venus and Mars is a c. 1483 painting by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli. It shows the Roman gods Venus and Mars in an allegory of Beauty and Valour. Venus watches Mars sleep while two infant satyrs play carrying his armour as another rests under his arm. A fourth blows a small conch...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Matthias Grünewald - The Mocking of ChristThe Mocking of ChristMatthias Grünewald

Grünewald's earliest datable work is the Mocking of Christ, a colourful, vehemently expressive painting demonstrating his ability to create dazzling light effects. The painting depicts Christ blindfolded and being beaten by a band of grotesque men. The figures are thick-bodied, soft, and fleshy, don...

Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany)
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Five Bathing Women at a LakeFive Bathing Women at a LakeErnst Ludwig Kirchner

Five Bathing at a Lake (Deutsch: Fünf badende am See) is a painting by the German expressionist painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880–1938). It is made on nude painting genre and expressionism style. The classic painting of Kirchner displays physicality a group of five women bathing at a lake, one wit...

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Claude Monet - The RiverThe RiverClaude Monet
82 x 81 cm, (1881)

The elegant poplar trees on the banks of the River Epte, seen against a patchy blue summer sky, fuse with their reflected image in a network of brightly coloured brushstrokes. This is a work from Monet's celebrated series of poplar paintings made between the spring and autumn of 1891, the year after...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
TOP24215/1000
Vincent Van Gogh - Lane with poplars near NuenenLane with poplars near NuenenVincent Van Gogh

This landscape masterpiece, titled Lane with poplars near Nuenen is made by the famous artist, Vincent van Gogh using oil on canvas. It falls under the Realism style and was complete by van gogh in 1885. Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work, noteable for its rough beaut...

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands)