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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil On Canvas and containing the word gustav klimt, oil on canvas, art nouveau, birth and containing the word death, life, symbols, 1925



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Caspar David Friedrich - Winter LandscapeWinter LandscapeCaspar David Friedrich

Friedrich combined landscape motifs with religious symbolism, and this picture represents the hope for salvation through the Christian faith. In the foreground a crippled man has abandoned his crutches and sits against a rock with his hands raised in prayer before a crucifix. The rocks and evergreen...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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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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Giorgio De Chirico - The Child-s BrainThe Child's BrainGiorgio De Chirico

The surrealists were greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories of sexuality. In his writings on the ‘Oedipus complex’, Freud argued that rivalries between sons and fathers for the attention of the mother could lead to feelings of confusion, shame and guilt about sex in adult life. The Freudian ...

Moderna Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
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Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Spain’s pioneering painter Francisco Goya y Lucientes was considered a great successor to the Spanish Baroque Painting masters, namely painters like El Greco, Velazquez, and Jusepe Ribera. His career spanned between 1785 and 1820. “Saturn Devouring his Son” was a part of the “Black Paintings” series...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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Gustav Klimt - University of Vienna Ceiling Paintings (Medicine), final stateUniversity of Vienna Ceiling Paintings (Medicine), final stateGustav Klimt

In 1894, Klimt was commissioned to paint the ceilings in the University of Vienna’s great hall. The commission included three paintings, namely, Philosophy, Medicine, and Jurisprudence. When Klimt presented them to the university upon completion, they were rather determined to be pornographic in nat...

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Claude Monet - Water LiliesWater LiliesClaude Monet

Water Lilies (or Nymphéas, pronounced: [nɛ̃.fe.a]) is a series of approximately 250 oil paintings by French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840–1926). The paintings depict Monet's flower garden at Giverny and were the main focus of Monet's artistic production during the last thirty years of his life. M...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
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Edvard Munch - KissKissEdvard Munch

Munch created many works in a thematic vein, including The Kiss, and exhibited them along side each other in what he called The Freize of Life. The themes in the series ranged from love and death, sex, anxiety, infidelity, jealousy and the stages of life, and included the famous painting The Scream....

The Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Vincent Van Gogh - IrisesIrisesVincent Van Gogh

Irises was painted while Vincent van Gogh was living at the asylum at Saint Paul-de-Mausole in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, in the last year before his death in 1890. It was painted before his first attack at the asylum. There is a lack of the high tension which is seen in his later works. He cal...

J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, United States)
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Joan Miro - The Birth of the WorldThe Birth of the WorldJoan Miro

Joan Miro was in the midst of studying poetry when he produced Birth Of The World (1925) along with other works of the time depicting ‘dream pictures’ and ‘imaginary landscapes’ where his surrealism coincides with his poetic journey. In Birth Of The World, the shapes and lines seem unstructured, as ...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
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Winslow Homer - The Veteran in a New FieldThe Veteran in a New FieldWinslow Homer

Painted through the summer and fall of 1865, not long after the nation came to grips with Robert E. Lee's surrender and mourned President Lincoln's assassination—both of which occurred during the second week of April—Homer's canvas shows an emblematic farmer who is a Union veteran, as is signified b...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
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Paul Gauguin - Day of the GodsDay of the GodsPaul Gauguin

When Gauguin returned to France in 1893, he spent most of his time in Paris promoting his work and writing and illustrating Noa Noa, a fictionalized account of his Tahitian experience. Day of the Gods (Mahana No Atua), one of the very few paintings Gauguin completed during this period, is closely re...

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Vincent Van Gogh - Still Life with BibleStill Life with BibleVincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh painted this work in October, 1885. The Bible belonged to his father who was a a pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church in the Netherlands. Van Gogh and his father had a turbulent relationship up until his father's death at the end of March, 1885. For Van Gogh the Bible represented everything ...

Van Gogh Museum (Netherlands)