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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil On Canvas and containing the word henri emilien rousseau, oil on canvas, sunset, 1875



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Henri Emilien Rousseau - A Carnival EveningA Carnival EveningHenri Emilien Rousseau

The painting shows two dark figures dressed in carnival outfits, the man looking almost like a clown; the woman in a dress with a cone shaped hat, standing in a dark forest. Their faces are difficult to make out completely, however they seem quiet and sad, unlike the joy one would expect to feel if ...

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, United States)
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Vincent Van Gogh - The Sower (Sower with Setting Sun)The Sower (Sower with Setting Sun)Vincent Van Gogh

In Arles, Van Gogh painted a series of canvases depicting a sower in the fields against the backdrop of a setting sun. His major source of inspiration for these was Jean-Francois Millet's The sower. Van Gogh regarded the seasonal growth cycle of the crops - particularly that of wheat- as a metaphor ...

Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller (Otterlo, Netherlands)
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Frederic Edwin Church - Twilight in the WildernessTwilight in the WildernessFrederic Edwin Church

Thanks to some eagle-eyed collecting by Sherman Lee, who led the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1958 to 1983, the institution bought Church's 1860 'Twilight in the Wilderness,' one of his greatest paintings, in 1965. The big panorama, which depicts a fiery sunset over a mountain lake in Maine, can usu...

Cleveland Museum of Art (United States)
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Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin - Morning in a Pine ForestMorning in a Pine ForestIvan Ivanovich Shishkin

The Morning in a Pine Forest (Russian: Утро в сосновом лесу) is a painting by Russian artists Ivan Shishkin and Konstantin Savitsky. Savitsky has painted the bears, but the art collector Pavel Tretyakov effaced his signature, stating that 'from idea until performance, everything discloses the painti...

Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russia)
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John Everett Millais - Autumn LeavesAutumn LeavesJohn Everett Millais

Malcom Warner's excellent entry for this painting in the 1984 Tate catalogue points out that 'with 'Autumn Leaves' Millais set out to paint 'a picture full of beauty and without subject', a work in which the very specific story-telling that plays such a part in his paintings of the early-1850s is re...

City Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier) - Carnival EveningCarnival EveningHenri Julien Félix Rousseau (Le Douanier)

Although Rousseau is most widely known for his jungle motifs, he was also adept at a style of painting that he coined “portrait landscape.” These paintings included a landscape in the background of the painting, and a portrait in the foreground of the piece. This painting includes a forest in the ba...

Museum of Art (Philadelphia, United States)
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Frederick Childe Hassam - Sunset at SeaSunset at SeaFrederick Childe Hassam

'The Sunset at Sea...injects a Whistlerian composition with intense Postimpressionist color. The stylization of clouds and water into decorative striations recalls Georges Seurat's Lighthouse at Honfleur....Although Hassam did not adopt Seurat's Pointillist brushstroke, he exploited the coarse weave...

Rose Art Museum (United States)
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Claude Monet - Red Boats, Argenteuil, 1875 (oil on canvas)Red Boats, Argenteuil, 1875 (oil on canvas)Claude Monet

Monet returned to France from London in 1872 and settled in Argenteuil (a town on a picturesque stretch of the Seine, eleven kilometres from central Paris), where he lived until 1876. His contemporaries Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet and Alfred Sisley joined him and, for a time, Argenteuil bec...

Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, United States)
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Claude Monet - Grainstacks in the Sunlight, MiddayGrainstacks in the Sunlight, MiddayClaude Monet

Grainstacks were monumental subjects on the landscape symbolizing fertility and prosperity; they were directly associated with the French countryside. Monet was rendering the light and air surrounding the object, its distinctive light and atmosphere, this, he referred to as 'enveloppe.' The subjec...

National Gallery of Australia (Australia)
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Gustave Caillebotte - The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)Gustave Caillebotte

This painting is one of the first representations of urban proletariat. Whereas peasants (Gleaners by Millet) or country workers (Stone Breakers by Courbet) had often been shown, city workers had seldom been painted. Unlike Courbet or Millet, Caillebotte does not incorporate any social, moralising o...