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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Arts and ...



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Paul Cezanne - Basket of ApplesBasket of ApplesPaul Cezanne

This painting is most notable for the disjointment of perspective, as if the two sides of the painting were completed using two different points of view. The right side of the table is not in the same plane as the left side of the table, which was a stylized method used by Cezanne to incorporate the...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
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El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos) - View of ToledoView of ToledoEl Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)

El Greco was born in Greece but had a special connection to Toledo, where he lived and worked for most of his life, it is one of only two landscape paintings that survived and its depiction of the sky has been well known and appreciated in Western Art. In Spain, it was rare to find landscape painti...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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Albrecht Altdorfer - The Battle of Alexander at IssusThe Battle of Alexander at IssusAlbrecht Altdorfer

This painting was commissioned by Duke William IV of Bavaria as part of a set of historical pieces that was to hang in his Munich residence. This has since been regarded as Albrecht Altdorfer’s masterpiece, painted with immaculate detail. It shows the victory of Alexander the Great in 333 B.C. over ...

Alte Pinakothek (Munchen, Germany)
TOP4609/1000
Yves Tanguy - Multiplicatiion of the ArcsMultiplicatiion of the ArcsYves Tanguy
102 x 152 cm, (1954)

During 1952 and 1953 Tanguy produced a marvelous series of drawings, but few paintings, in part because of ill health, in part because he and his wife traveled abroad to attend the openings of their solo exhibitions in Paris and Rome. (Tanguy also showed his pictures in Milan.) But back in Woo...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
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Philipp Hieronymus Brinckmann - Spandrel paintingSpandrel paintingPhilipp Hieronymus Brinckmann

'The picture shows the left wing of the Dijon Altarpiece.The unusual shape of this picture is due to the fact that it formed the side-panel of a triptych, and as such it had to fit the shape of the central shrine containing groups of sculptures. Broederlam endeavoured to fill all empty spaces with a...

Jesuit Church (Mannheim, Germany)
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John William Waterhouse - Tale from the DecameronTale from the DecameronJohn William Waterhouse

Tale from the Decameron (1916) is an oil painting by John William Waterhouse. Giovanni Boccaccio wrote The Decameron between the years 1348-53. The work is regarded as his masterpiece, and, stylistically, it is the most perfect example of Italian classical prose, and its influence on Renaissance lit...

Lady Lever Art Gallery (Port Sunlight, United Kingdom)
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Lucas Cranach The Elder - The Rest on the Flight into EgyptThe Rest on the Flight into EgyptLucas Cranach The Elder

The Virgin has settled down to rest in a meadow on the edge of a forest. Supported by her, the child Jesus reaches out for the strawberries which an angel is offering him. Another angel is drawing water from a spring, a third is bringing a bird, while others sit in the grass and make music. Joseph, ...

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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Jean-François Millet - The AngelusThe AngelusJean-François Millet

The Angelus was a painting commissioned by Thomas Gold Appleton but never collected. It shows two figures standing in a potato field, their faces are in the shadows, they have stopped their harvest and bowed their head in prayer to say the Angelus prayer, a prayer to commemorate the annunciation to ...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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John Singer Sargent - Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a WoodClaude Monet Painting by the Edge of a WoodJohn Singer Sargent

Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood, (1885) is an oil on canvas painting by the American artist John Singer Sargent. This painting (54.0 x 64.8 cm) is now in the collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Sargent first met Monet in 1876, but the two artists were closest ten years later. It was ...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Albrecht Durer - The Altarpiece of the Rose GarlandsThe Altarpiece of the Rose GarlandsAlbrecht Durer

The work dates to Dürer's sojourn in Venice, and had been commissioned by Jacob Fugger, intermediary between emperor Maximilian I and Pope Julius II, during the painter's stay as the banker's guest in Augsburg. The contract was renewed in the Italian city by the brotherhoods of the traders from Nure...