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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Study,Colour,Forests and ...



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Rene Magritte - The Human ConditionThe Human ConditionRene Magritte

The Human Condition (La condition humaine) generally refers to two similar oil on canvas paintings by the Belgiansurrealist René Magritte. One was completed in 1933 and is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. The other was completed in 1935 and is part of the Simon Spi...

National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
 
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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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Vincent Van Gogh - Olive Trees with Yellow Sky and SunOlive Trees with Yellow Sky and SunVincent Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh painted at least 18 paintings of olive trees, mostly in Saint-Rémy in 1889. At his own request, he lived at an asylum there from May 1889 through May 1890 painting the gardens of the asylum and, when he had permission to venture outside its walls, nearby olive trees, cypresses and w...

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (United States)
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Agnolo Bronzino - Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Agnolo Bronzino

This work was probably created at the Tuscan court of Duke Cosimo de' Medici for presentation to the King of France. It was designed as a puzzle, and incorporates symbols and devices from the worlds of mythology and emblematic imagery. It would have made the perfect present for the French king, know...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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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)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Chalk Cliffs on RügenChalk Cliffs on RügenCaspar David Friedrich

The painting depicts the view from the chalk cliffs of the Stubbenkammer, at that time one of the most famous lookout points on the island. It is frequently but incorrectly believed that the Wissower Klinken outcrops in particular were a model for the painting; however, these did not exist at the ti...

Oskar Reinhart Collection (Winterthur, Switzerland)
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Edvard Munch - Christmas in the BrothelChristmas in the BrothelEdvard Munch

Christmas in the Brothel is an oil-on-canvas painting by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. The Expressionist painting was completed in 1904/05 and is housed at the Munch Museum in Oslo. The painting was done at a difficult time for Munch: a commission for a portrait in Hamburg (of a Senator Holthusen,...

Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Vincent Van Gogh - The Courtyard of the Hospital at ArlesThe Courtyard of the Hospital at ArlesVincent Van Gogh

In June 1889, Van Gogh drew a sketch of the hospital's courtyard. His hospital room served as the vantage point for the artwork. Flowers such as blue bearded irises, forget-me-nots, oleander, pansies, primroses, and poppies may be identified thanks to Van Gogh's description and painting of the garde...

Oskar Reinhart Collection (Switzerland)
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Marc Chagall - -Study to --Song of Songs IV---'Study to ''Song of Songs IV'''Marc Chagall

The scene in this painting definitely occurs at a magical hour. It is a dreamy hour for riding a winged white horse through the sky. Chagall painted this in 1958 as part of a series of illustrations for the bible’s Old Testament. It is titled, 'Song of Songs IV' for the fourth chapter in the bible b...

 
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Claude Monet - Pathway in Monet-s Garden at GivernyPathway in Monet's Garden at GivernyClaude Monet
92 x 89 cm, (1902)

Monet's paintings of his water-garden and water-lilies at Giverny occupied him for many years in the latter part of his life and were his last great work. Like the works of Turner in the final stage, they were for a long time misunderstood and unappreciated but similarly revived in esteem in the lig...

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)
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Paul Signac - Breakfast (The Dining Room)Breakfast (The Dining Room)Paul Signac

In Signac's Dining Room, the scene is backlit from a window, giving a dramatic light creating silhouettes and strong contrasts of light and shade. This type of lighting was used occasionally by Degas, but not by the Impressionists, who avoided such extremes of contrast. When sunsets were painted by ...

Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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Roy Lichtenstein - In the carIn the carRoy Lichtenstein
172 x 203 cm, (1963)

Roy Lichenstein was an important figure in Pop Art, his work was influenced by popular advertising and comic book strips, he created precise compositions that were taken from the popular comic books of that time; he was particularly fascinated by ones that featured women who were in love affairs wit...

 
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Nicolas Poussin - A Roman RoadA Roman RoadNicolas Poussin

This landscape has been identified as Poussin's canvas of 1648, recorded by Andr‚ F‚libien (1685) in the collection of Philippe de Lorraine in Paris. F‚libien described the picture as 'a landscape where there is a broad road.' This 'broad road' divides the scene in half, and a series of small figure...

Dulwich Picture Gallery (London, United Kingdom)