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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil On Canvas and containing the word odilon redon, oil on canvas, symbolism, life, dreams, 1900



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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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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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Yves Tanguy - The Ribbon of ExcessThe Ribbon of ExcessYves Tanguy

This is an important work in Tanguy's oeuvre, marking a shift from the spacious 'underwater landscapes' of the late 1920s to a world packed with intricately-drawn, bean-like forms. These shapes sit like a sculpted frieze at the bottom of the painting. Tanguy's works of the 1930s, in which weird obje...

 
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Rene Magritte - Personal valuesPersonal valuesRene Magritte

Here, the artist presents a room filled with familiar things, but he gives human proportions to these formerly unassuming props of everyday life, creating a sense of disorientation and incongruity. Inside and out are inverted by his rendering of a skyscape on the interior walls of the room. The fami...

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, United States)
 
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Vincent Van Gogh - A Pair of ShoesA Pair of ShoesVincent Van Gogh

This painting of a pair of down-at-heel shoes prompts speculation on a variety of psychological questions. They have been seen as symbolizing Van Gogh’s difficult passage through life. A fellow student in Paris reported that Vincent bought these workman’s boots at a flea market, intending to use th...

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, United States)
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Bernardo Strozzi - Sleeping ChildSleeping ChildBernardo Strozzi

With flushed cheeks, the child lies fast asleep; its tiny fingers seem to be moving as it dreams. Strozzi foregoes distracting, non-essential details, setting his close-up composition in very compact space in the foreground.

Residenzgalerie (Salzburg, Austria)
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Edvard Munch - JealousyJealousyEdvard Munch

Jealousy made in 1895 by Edvard Munch is a narrative based painting that tells the story about a love triangle involving Munch, as himself; Strindberg, one of Munch’s colleagues; and Dagny, the woman both of them were competing for. Strindberg was a Swedish refugee that Munch met in 1892 and the two...

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Claude Monet - Monet-s Garden at VetheuilMonet's Garden at VetheuilClaude Monet

This painting reflects the artist's interest in the depiction of gardens, particularly his own. In Argenteuil in the 1870s, in Vétheuil in the early 1880s, and most notably in Giverny — where he resided for the last forty years of his life — Monet took an active role in tending his own garden. While...

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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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Vincent Van Gogh - Daubigny-s GardenDaubigny's GardenVincent Van Gogh

Daubigny's Garden, painted three times by Vincent van Gogh, depicts the enclosed garden of Charles-François Daubigny, a painter whom Van Gogh admired throughout his life. Van Gogh started with a small study of a section of the garden. Then he worked on two double-square paintings of the full walled ...

Kunstmuseum Basel (Switzerland)