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Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda or La Joconde, or Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been ac..

Starry-Night

Vincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night (Dutch: De sterrennacht) is a painting by the Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh. The painting depicts the view outside his sanitarium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Prove..

The Scream

Edvard Munch

The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910..

Three Musicians

Pablo Picasso

Three Musicians is the title of two similar collage and oil paintings by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. They were both completed in 1921 in Fontainebleau near Paris, France, and exemplify the Synthetic..

The Girl with a Pearl Earring

Jan Vermeer

The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel) is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and, as the name implies, uses a pearl earring for a focal point. Today t..

Night Watch

Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Night Watch or The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq (Dutch: De Nachtwacht) is the common name of one of the most famous works by Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The painting may be more pr..

The Kiss (Bacio)

Gustav Klimt

The Kiss (In German: Der Kuss) was painted by the Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimtbetween 1907 and 1908, the highpoint of his "Golden Period", when he painted a number of works in a similar gil..

Water Lilies

Claude 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 Givern..

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte

Georges Pierre Seurat

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – 1884 (French: Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte - 1884) is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works, and is an example of pointil..

American Gothic

Grant Wood

American Gothic is a painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood's inspiration came from what is now known as the American Gothic House, and a decision to paint the ..

Arrangement in Grey and Black. Portrait of the Painter's Mother

James Abbott Mcneill Whistler

Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, famous under its colloquial name Whistler's Mother, is an 1871 oil-on-canvas painting by American-born painter James McNeill Whistler. The painting is 56.81 by 63.9..

Café Terrace at Night

Vincent Van Gogh

Café Terrace at Night, also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, is a coloured oil painting executed by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh on an industrially primed canvas of size 25 (Toile..

The Son of Man

Rene Magritte

The Son of Man (French: Le fils de l'homme) is a 1964 painting by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte. Magritte painted it as a self-portrait. The painting consists of a man in an overcoat an..

Dance at Moulin de la Galette

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Bal du moulin de la Galette (commonly known as Dance at Le moulin de la Galette) is an 1876 painting by French artistPierre-Auguste Renoir. It is housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and is one of Imp..

Olympia, Musee d'Orsay, Paris

Edouard Manet

This painting is an example or realism — a style that shows exactly what the eye sees. It created an uproar, not because the subject was nude, but because of the way he painted her gaze and other subt..

Time transfixed

Rene Magritte

Time Transfixed (La Durée poignardée, 1938) is an oil on canvas painting by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte. It is part of the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and is usually ..

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Pablo Picasso

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon, and originally titled The Brothel of Avignon) is a large oil painting created in 1907 by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973). The work ..

Saturn Devouring His Son

Francisco De Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. According to the traditional interpretation, it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Roma..

The Sea of Ice

Caspar David Friedrich

The Sea of Ice (German: Das Eismeer), also called The Wreck of Hope (German: Die gescheiterte Hoffnung) is an oil painting of 1823–1824 by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich.
The l..

Creation of Adam

Michelangelo Buonarroti

The Creation of Adam is arguably the most famous section of Michelangelo's fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling painted circa 1511–1512. It is traditionally thought to illustrate the Biblical creation narrat..

Vincent's Bedroom in Arles

Vincent Van Gogh

Bedroom in Arles (French: La Chambre à Arles Dutch: Slaapkamer te Arles) is the title given to each of three similar paintings by 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.
V..

The Night Cafe [1888]

Vincent Van Gogh

The Night Café (original French title: Le Café de nuit) is an oil painting created in Arles in September 1888, by Vincent van Gogh. Its title is inscribed lower right beneath the signature. The interi..

The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid)

Francisco De Goya

This painting shows Napoleon’s attack on Spain in 1808. Prior to this, most paintings showed war as being a glorious thing. This painting shows it as being cruel and subhuman (see how the soldiers loo..

Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at Night, The

Vincent Van Gogh

Café Terrace at Night, also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, is a coloured oil painting executed by the Dutch artistVincent van Gogh on an industrially primed canvas of size 25 (Toile ..

The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Bathers (French: Les Baigneuses) is an oil painting on canvas made between 1918 and 1919 by the French painterPierre-Auguste Renoir. After being giving to the State by his three in 1923, it is cur..

The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

This wall painting, located in the Vatican, contains pictures of many famous philosophers. Plato and Aristotle are the two in the middle. As an inside joke, Raphael based Plato’s face on fellow artist..

Harmony in Red

Henri Matisse

The Dessert: Harmony in Red is a painting by French artist Henri Matisse, from 1908. It is considered by some critics to be Matisse's masterpiece. This Fauvist painting follows the example set by Impr..

The Menaced Assassin

Rene Magritte

The Menaced Assassin (French: L'Assassin menacé) is a 1927 oil on canvas painting by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte. The main subject of the painting, a blood-smeared nude woman, is seen lyin..

Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a Woman

Joan Miro

Ciphers and Constellations in Love with a Woman (Catalian: Xifrats i constel · lacions, en l'amor amb una dona) is a 1941 Abstract Expressionism style painting created by Joan Miro. The painting is 46..

Melancholy

Edvard Munch

The practice of free love by the bohemians of Christiania, advocated by Jaeger as suited to an anarchist society, led to a good deal of jealousy. Among those who aroused it was Oda Krohg (wife of the ..

Gare Saint Lazare, Pari

Claude Monet

When he painted The Saint-Lazare Station, Monet had just left Argenteuil to settle in Paris. After several years of painting in the countryside, he turned to urban landscapes. At a time when the criti..

The Lamentation over the Dead Christ

Andrea Mantegna

The Lamentation of Christ (also known as the Lamentation over the Dead Christ, or the Dead Christ and other variants) is a painting of about 1480 by the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna. Whi..

The Night

Max Beckmann

The Night is a 20th-century painting by German artist Max Beckmann, created between the years of 1918 and 1919. It is an icon of the post-World War I movement, Neue Sachlichkeit, or New Objectivity. I..

Narcissus

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Narcissus is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio, painted circa 1597–1599. It is housed in the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Rome. This is one of only two known Caravaggios on a ..

Las Meninas (detail)

Diego Velazquez

This baroque painting is considered one of the most important of all-time. The central figure is the young Margarita Teresa of Spain but the painting also shows the artist himself, an image of the kin..

The Dream

Rose Maynard Barton

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Vincent Van Gogh

Painted in June 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris. One of the most revered paintings by Van Gogh of Dr. Paul Gachet, who took care of him in his last months. There are two authentic versions of the ..

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Gustav Klimt

This painting, which took three years to complete, was commissioned by the wealthy industrialist Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, who made his money in the sugar industry. Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer favored the arts..

Nafeaffaa Ipolpo (also known as When Will You Marry?)

Paul Gauguin

When Will You Marry? (Tahitian: Nafea faa ipoipo) is an oil painting from 1892 by the French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin. On loan to the Kunstmuseum in Basel, Switzerland for nearly a half-..

Waterfall

Arshile Gorky

The Waterfall is mid 20th century painting by Armenian American artist Arshile Gorky. The dimension of painting is 96.8 cm by 24 cm and is housed in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington..

The Card Players

Paul Cezanne

The Card Players is a series of oil paintings by the French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cézanne. Painted during Cézanne's final period in the early 1890s, there are five paintings in the series. Th..

Number 1, 1949

Jackson Pollock

No. 5, 1948 is a painting by Jackson Pollock, an American painter known for his contributions to the abstract expressionist movement. The painting was done on an 8' × 4' sheet of fiberboard, with thic..

Women of Algiers (Version O)

Pablo Picasso

A nude courtesan stands brazenly before us, her breasts and soft stomach are bare, her hair wrapped in an elaborate headdress. A tangle of limbs, breasts and buttocks fill the rest of the canvas, whic..

The Sower

Vincent Van Gogh

The Sower painting by Vincent van Gogh is one with which most of his fans will be familiar. It's usually mentioned as part of a series he did inspired by the work of Jean-Francois Millet, rather than ..

Joan Miró- Catalan Landscape (The Hunter)

Joan Miro

Catalan Landscape is an oil painting that represents cultural movement during early 20th century. It was created by Joan Miro and it display dreams and hallucinations concept that the world was surpas..

Vortumnus (Vertumno)

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Vertumnus (Emperor Rudolph II) is a painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo in the collection of the Skoklosters Slott, Bålsta. The inspiration of painting comes from god of seasons, Vertumnus, who was suppo..

Guernica

Pablo Picasso

Guernica is a painting by Pablo Picasso. It was created in response to the bombing of Guernica, a Basque Country village in northern Spain by German and Italian warplanes at the behest of the Spanish ..

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard

Pablo Picasso

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard is a colored painting created by Pablo Picasso in 1910. Ambroise Vollard is a French dealer, who is credited to provide exposure and emotional support to unknown artists i..

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman

Albrecht Durer

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman is a small bust length oil on elm panel painting by the German artist Albrecht Dürerfrom 1505. It was executed, along with a number of other high society portraits, ..

The Mocking of Christ

Emile 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 Chr..

The Blue Room

Suzanne Valadon

The Blue Room is a self-portrait of Valadon. She is displayed inclined on a bed surrounded by blue sheets with floral patterns, with two closed books to the side. Valadon herself appears slightly over..

Self Portrait

Vincent Van Gogh

Man at the Window

Gustave Caillebotte

Young Man at His Window (French: Jeune homme à sa fenêtre) is a painting of 1875 by the French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). The oil on canvas painting measures 117 by 82 centimetres ..

A boy with pipe

Pablo Picasso

The seductive

Rene Magritte

The Seducer is a 1953 painting of Rene Magritte. It was created in Brussels, Belgium on surrealism style to depict Mature Period. The dimension of painting is 38 cm by 46 cm and is based on storyline ..

Premonition of Civil War

Salvador Dali

Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) (1936) is a painting by Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí. Dali made this painting to represent the horrors of the Spanish Civil War. Dali..

The meaning of night

Rene Magritte

The Meaning of Night is a painting by Rene Magritte to represent the fear of night in human being. Rene Magritte painted this artwork in 1927 by use of Surrealism Style. It is painted by use Technique..

Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Pablo Picasso

"Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler" (Spanish: Retrato de Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler) is a 1910 oil on canvas painting by Pablo Picasso in the Analytical Cubism style. It was completed in 1910, and is i..

Haystacks in Provence

Vincent 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 measu..

Composition VII

Wassily Kandinsky

Composition VII is a painting of 1913 by the Russian Impressionist Wassily Kandinsky (1866– 1944). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Abstract Art style with abstract painting and it measures 200 ..

The Throne Room In Byzantium

Jean Joseph Benjamin Constant

Woman in a Green Jacket

August Macke

Reproduction of the German expressionist painter August Macke's Lady in the Green Jacket. The painting is probably regarded as one of Macke's best. In this case it has been executed in oils on canvass..

Improvisation. Gorge

Wassily Kandinsky

Improvization (Russian: Импровизация) is a painting of 1914 by the Russian Impressionist Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). The oil on canvas painting is a part of the Improvisations series and is drawn o..

Young Hare

Albrecht Durer

Young Hare (German: Feldhase) is a 1502 watercolour and bodycolour painting by German artist Albrecht Dürer. Painted in 1502 in his workshop, it is acknowledged as a masterpiece of observational art a..

A Bar at the Folies-Bergere

Edouard Manet

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (French: Un bar aux Folies Bergère), painted and exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1882, was the last major work by French painter Édouard Manet. It depicts a scene in the Fo..

Mandola

Georges Braque

Mandola (Irish: tenor mandola) is a 1910 oil painting by German artist Georges Braque. Painted in 1910 in France, it is acknowledged as a masterpiece of Georges Braque. The oil on canvas painting is d..

Portrait of Patience Escalier

Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Patience Escalier is a painting of 1888 by the Russian Impressionist Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The oil on canvas painting is a part of the Improvisations series and is drawn on Post-Im..

The Battle between Lent and Carnival

Pieter Bruegel The Younger

Pieter Bruegel The Younger specialized in copying his father's works. The Battle of Carnival and Lent, the original of which is conserved in Vienna, is a very fine example of this. The subject matter ..

Gilles

Jean Antoine Watteau

Gilles is a painting of 1719 by the French Artist Antoine Watteau (1853–1890). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Rococo style and based on painting genre and it measures 184 by 149 centimeters. W..

Sleeping Gypsy

Henri Rousseau

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 nig..

The Potato Eaters

Vincent Van Gogh

The Potato Eaters (Dutch: De Aardappeleters) is a painting by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh which he painted in April 1885 while in Nuenen, Netherlands. It is in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam..

Bathers (Summer Scene)

Jean Frederic Bazille

Scène d'été, or Summer Scene, is an oil painting by Frédéric Bazille, completed in 1869, a year before his death in 1870. The impressionist painting depicts young men dressed in swimsuits having a lei..

Reflection with Two Children (Self-Portrait)

Lucian Freud

Freud’s Reflection with Two Children, composed in 1965, is a distorted self-portrait, created from the reflection Freud saw when looking down in a mirror he placed at his feet. The result is a strange..

Peasant Family

Pavel Filonov

Peasant Family is a painting of 1914 by the French Artist Pavel Filonov (1883–1941). The ink painting is drawn on Analytical Realism style and based on religious painting genre. It is an earlier work ..

Grainstack in the Morning, Snow Effect

Claude Monet

Haystacks is a title of a series of impressionist paintings by Claude Monet. The primary subjects of all of the paintings in the series are stacks of hay in the field after the harvest season. The tit..

Portrait of Maya with her doll

Pablo Picasso

Maya with Doll (Maya a la Poupee) is an oil painting by Pablo Picasso. Created in 1938, the New York Times described it as "a colorful Cubist portrait of Picasso’s daughter as a child clutching a doll..

The City of Paris

Robert Delaunay

The City of Paris (French:La ville de Paris) is a painting of 1912 by the French Artist Robert Delaunay (1885–1941). The oil on canvas painting is drawn on orphism style and based on cityscape genre...

Skull with Burning Cigarette

Vincent Van Gogh

No doubt one of Van Gogh's most macabre works, Skull with Burning Cigarette is probably the most distinguished of his paintings from the Antwerp period. It's likely that the work was painted from a sk..

The Birth of Venus

Sandro Botticelli

The Birth of Venus (Italian: Nascita di Venere) is a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli. Botticelli was commissioned to paint the work by the Medici family of Florence, specifically Lorenzo di Pierfra..

The Mocking of Christ

Matthias Grünewald

Grünewald's earliest datable work is the Mocking of Christ, a colourful, vehemently expressive painting demonstrating his ability to create dazzling light effects. The painting depicts Christ blindfol..

The Street, the Yellow House

Vincent Van Gogh

The Yellow House is the title generally given to an oil painting by the 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painterVincent van Gogh. This title refers to the right wing of the building, 2, Place Lam..

Near the bed of death (fever)

Edvard Munch

Near the Bed of Death is an expressionism style painting of 1915 by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944). It is drawn on board by use of pastel technique and based on painting genre and it measu..

Paris street, Rainy Day

Gustave Caillebotte

In his masterpiece, Paris Street; Rainy Day, Gustave Caillebotte brought an unusual monumentality and compositional control to a typical Impressionist subject, the new boulevards that were changing th..

Young Man with Cornflower

Vincent Van Gogh

Young Man with Cornflower is 1890 painting of Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. The painting was completed in June, 1890 in Auvers. The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Post-Impress..

I and the Village

Marc Chagall

I and the Village is a 1911 painting by the Russian-French artist Marc Chagall. It is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.The work contains many soft, dreamlike images overlapping one anot..

Five Bathing Women at a Lake

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Five Bathing at a Lake (Deutsch: Fünf badende am See) is a painting by the German expressionist painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880–1938). It is made on nude painting genre and expressionism style. Th..

First Steps

Georgios Jakobides

First Steps (Greek: Τα πρώτα βήματα) is an 1893 oil painting by Georgios Jakobides, one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of the Munich School. It was completed in 1892 and pa..

False Mirror

Rene Magritte

The False Mirror is an allegorical painting done by Mr. Magritte in the Surrealist art form during his Surrealist period in Paris. The style of this type of art work has also been referred to as “magi..

Cubist Self-portrait

Salvador Dali

Cubist Self Portrait is an 1926 oil painting by Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí, best known for the striking and bizarre images. The oil on canvas painting is drawn on Cubism style and based ..

The Astronomer

Jan Vermeer

The Astronomer is a painting finished about 1668 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. It is on display at the Louvre, Paris.Portrayals of scientists were a favourite topic in 17th century Dutch pain..

Nude Descending a Staircase, No.2

Marcel Duchamp

Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 (French: Nu descendant un escalier n° 2) is a 1912 painting by Marcel Duchamp. The work is widely regarded as a Modernist classic and has become one of the most famo..

Christ Among the Doctors

Albrecht Durer

Christ among the Doctors is an oil painting by Albrecht Dürer, dating to 1506, now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid,Spain. The work dates to Dürer's sojourn in Venice, and was executed (accordi..

Self-Portrait with Monkeys

Frida Kahlo

This is the self-portrait in which Frida includes her pet monkeys. This painting was produced during her most prolific period, the early 1940s, in which she created several self-portraits. The backgro..

Bildnis Fritza Riedler, 1906 - Österreichische Galerie, Vienna

Gustav Klimt

Fritza Riedler is one of the early portraits of Gustav Klimt. Society underwent dramatic changes at the turn of the century. Klimt's portraits of females give an indication of the emergence of an incr..

The Musicians

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Trained in Lombardy, Caravaggio moved in 1592 or 1593 to Rome, where he initially made his reputation with a number of realistic paintings of half-length figures. This picture dates from about 1595 an..

Lady with an Ermine

Leonardo Da Vinci

The small portrait generally called The Lady with the Ermine was painted in oils on wooden panel by Leonardo da Vinci. At the time of its painting, the medium of oil paint was relatively new to Italy,..

The Liver is the Cock's Comb

Arshile Gorky

This painting contains many veiled references to Gorky's life and history, while it simultaneously creates visual puns and double meanings that function on many levels. The liver is often referred to ..

Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe

Vincent Van Gogh

Painting himself, in January of 1889, Vincent records the injury he caused to his ear. His Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe is now part of the Niarchos Collection.

Landscape with Cows and Camel

August Macke

Landscape with Cows and Camel (Deutsch: Landschaft mit Kühen und Kamel) is a 1914 color on canvas painting by German Expressionist August Macke (1887–1914) who was one of the leading members of Der Bl..

Floral Still LIfe

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) was a great Italian artist, worked in the technique named “Mannerism”. He is best known for painting fantastic portraits made utterly of such different objects of inani..