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The 1000++ Artworks created around 1900



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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)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Starry-NightStarry-NightVincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night, pronounced 'De sterrennacht' in Dutch, is a painting by the face of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh. The painting depicts the view outside his sanitarium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (located in southern France) at night, although it was painted from memory during the...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - The Night CafeThe Night CafeVincent Van Gogh

The painting ‘Night Café’ shows the dingy indoors of an all-night café which was frequently visited by prostitutes and by those who had no money for lodging or were too drunk to be taken in. The image shows tables and chairs, five customers on the left and right, a billiard table in the middle, the ...

Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, United States)
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Emile Nolde - The Mocking of ChristThe Mocking of ChristEmile Nolde

Mocking of Christ is Emil Nolde painting created in 1909 to display punishments and tortures suffered by Jesus Christ. It is a colorful painting made on expressionism style to display suffering of Christ. The painting's dimensions are 88 cm by 106 cm and is housed at Brücke-Museum, Berlin.
The ...

Brücke-Museum (Berlin, Germany)
 
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Vincent Van Gogh - Haystacks in ProvenceHaystacks in ProvenceVincent Van Gogh

Haystacks in Provence is a painting of 1888 by the Dutch Impressionist Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Post-Impressionism style with landscape Genre and it measures 73 by 92.5 centimeters. It is now housed at Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo. It portrays Vin...

Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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Gustav Klimt - DanaeDanaeGustav Klimt

This painting is a typical representation of Klimt’s stylized eroticism, and portrays the subject of Danae, which has been a popular theme throughout painting, having been painted before by Corregio, Rembrandt, and Titian. Danae was the symbol of divine love, transcendence, and sensational beauty. B...

Galerie Würthle (Vienna, Austria)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Almond Tree in BlossomAlmond Tree in BlossomVincent Van Gogh

Almond Tree in Blossom is also referred to as Almond Tree, represents much of what Vincent often thought about: rebirth. Trees blooming and flowering announces the beginning of spring and new life. As a gift to celebrate the birth of a child, this could not be more perfect. As soon as Van Gogh found...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Flowering GardenFlowering GardenVincent Van Gogh

This painting of a flowering garden is a chaotic confusion of shapes and colours, full of vitality - a luxuriant scene of growth, more a jungle than a garden. There is a sheer and basic vitality in the growth in the garden, it seems unbounded, forceful, like van Gogh's own vigour.

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Georges Braque - Harbor in NormandyHarbor in NormandyGeorges Braque

Braque painted this scene from memory in the spring of 1909, and it is a great example of the way in which Braque, as well as other cubist painters, created a textured mat of forms in the sky. Instead of an open space, filled with color, the sky in the Harbor in Normandy is just as full of forms as ...

The Art Institute of Chicago (United States)
 
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Vincent Van Gogh - Seascape at Saintes-MariesSeascape at Saintes-MariesVincent Van Gogh

Saintes-Maries is the subject of a series of paintings that Vincent van Gogh made in 1888. When Van Gogh lived in Arles, he took a trip to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer on the Mediterranean sea, where he made several paintings of the seascape and town. In June 1888 Van Gogh took a 30 mile stagecoach trip...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Emile Nolde - Flower Garden (Girl and Washing)Flower Garden (Girl and Washing)Emile Nolde

Emil Nolde (7 August 1867 – 13 April 1956) was a German Danish painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great oil painting and watercolor painters of the 20th century. He is known for his vigorous brushwork and express...

Museum Kunstpalast (Düsseldorf, Germany)
 
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Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier) - Sleeping GypsySleeping GypsyHenri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier)

The Sleeping Gypsy (French: La Bohémienne endormie) is an 1897 oil painting by French Naïve artist Henri Rousseau. It is a fantastical depiction of a lion musing over a sleeping woman on a moonlit night. Rousseau first exhibited the painting at the 13th Salon des Indépendants, and tried unsuccessful...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - Branches with Almond Blossom (February 1890)Branches with Almond Blossom (February 1890)Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh was fond of nature and enjoyed painting its features and amongst his favourites were blossoming trees. The Almond trees bloom in early spring, symbolizing birth and newness, it was painted after Vincent had learned that his nephew, Theo's son, would be named Vincent. He had taken inspiratio...