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The Kiss (Hayez)

Il bacio is an 1859 painting by the Italian artist Francesco Hayez. It is possibly his best known work. This painting conveys the main features of Italian Romanticism and has come to represent the spirit of the Risorgimento. It was commissioned b ...

The Kiss (Klimt)

The Kiss is an oil-on-canvas painting with added gold leaf, silver and platinum. by the Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. It was painted at some point in 1907 and 1908, during the height of what scholars call his "Golden Period". It was ex ...

The Kiss (Munch painting)

The Kiss is an oil painting on canvas completed by the Norwegian symbolist artist Edvard Munch in 1897. Part of his Frieze of Life, which depicts the stages of a relationship between men and women, The Kiss is a realization of a motif with which ...

The Taking of Christ (Caravaggio)

The Taking of Christ is a painting, of the arrest of Jesus, by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Originally commissioned by the Roman nobleman Ciriaco Mattei in 1602, it is housed in the National Gallery of Ireland, Du ...

The Feast of Saint Nicholas

The Feast of Saint Nicholas, is a painting by Dutch master Jan Steen, which can now be found in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. It measures 82 x 70.5 cm. The picture, painted in the chaotic Jan Steen "style," depicts a family at home on December 5, ...

La Promenade (Renoir)

La Promenade is an oil on canvas, early Impressionist painting by the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, created in 1870. The work depicts a young couple on an excursion outside of the city, walking on a path through a woodland. Influenced by t ...

Copies by Vincent van Gogh

Copies by Vincent van Gogh form an important group of paintings executed by Vincent van Gogh between 1887 and early 1890. While at Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France, where Van Gogh admitted himself, he strived to have subjects d ...

Pietà (Titian)

The Pietà now in the Gallerie dellAccademia in Venice is one of the last paintings by the Italian master Titian, and in its final, extended, state was left incomplete at his death in 1576, to be completed by Palma Giovane. Titian had intended it ...

Crucifixion with a Donor (Bosch)

Crucifixion With a Donor is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch believed to be painted between 1480 and 1485. The painting resides at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.

Daybreak (painting)

Daybreak is a painting by American artist Maxfield Parrish made in 1922. Daybreak is regarded as the most popular art print of the 20th century, based on number of prints made: one for every four American homes. According to the National Museum o ...

The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus is a painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli, probably made in the mid 1480s. It depicts the goddess Venus arriving at the shore after her birth, when she had emerged from the sea fully-grown. The painting is in the Uf ...

The Birth of Venus (Gerome)

The Birth of Venus or Venus Rising is an 1890 painting by Jean-Leon Gerome. It depicts the actual birth of Venus from the sea. Sold at auction in 1991. Currently is in a private collection.

Roses (Krøyer)

Roses is an 1893 painting by P. S. Kroyer, one of the most successful artists of the community known as the Skagen Painters which flourished in Skagen in the north of Jutland in the late 19th century. The work shows Marie Kroyer, the artists wife ...

The Mermaids (Kramskoi)

The Mermaids is an 1871 oil on canvas by the Russian artist Ivan Kramskoi. It depicts nineteen rusalki, who, according to Slavic mythology, were river or lake spirits who appeared at night in the form of young women. Some versions of the myths de ...

The Garden of Love (Rubens)

The Garden of Love is a painting by Rubens, produced in around 1633 and now in the Prado Museum in Madrid. The work was first listed in 1666, when it was hung in the Royal Palace of Madrid, in the Spanish kings bedroom. In early inventories, the ...

The Wedding Dance

The Wedding Dance is a 1566 oil-on-panel painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Owned by the museum of the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan, the work was discovered by its director in England in 1930, and brought to Detroit. It is be ...

Saint George and the Dragon (Raphael)

St. George and the Dragon is a small cabinet painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael, painted between 1504 and 1506, and now in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The saint wears the blue garter of the English Order o ...

St. Jerome at Prayer (Bosch)

St. Jerome at Prayer is a painting of St. Jerome by Hieronymus Bosch, thought to have been completed c. 1482. Today it is housed at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent.

St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness

St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness is an oil painting by Hieronymus Bosch. The painting was acquired by the Spanish collector Lazaro Galdiano in 1913. It is on display in the Lazaro Galdiano Museum, in Madrid, Spain. The painting forms a pair ...

St. John the Evangelist on Patmos

St. John on Patmos is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch. The painting is currently in the Gemaldegalerie, in Berlin, Germany. The reverse is also painted, the title of that picture is Scenes from the Passion of Christ and the Pelican with Her Young.

St Luke (Hals)

The painting shows St. Luke sitting at a desk reading with an ox at his elbow. This painting was documented in the 18th-century but was considered lost until the 1950s, when two tronies were discovered languishing in the storerooms of the Odessa ...

St Mark (Hals)

St. Mark is a painting by the Dutch Golden Age painter Frans Hals, painted in 1625. It was purchased from the art dealer Colnaghi, London in September 2013 for the Pushkin Museum and donated to that museum in November that year, where it still hangs.

Saint Christopher Carrying the Christ Child

St. Christopher Carrying the Christ Child is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch, dating to between 1490 and 1500. It resides at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

The Hay Harvest

The Hay Harvest, is an oil on wood painting created by Pieter Bruegel, in 1565. The most important of the Lobkowiczes Northern pictures, it was hung in the dining room of the Antwerp merchant Niclaes Jongelink. This picture was originally part of ...

The Elephants

The elephant is a recurring theme in the works of Dali, first appearing in his 1944 work Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening, and also in The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Swans Reflecting Elephant ...

The Death of Actaeon

The Death of Actaeon is a late work by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian, painted in oil on canvas from about 1559 to his death in 1576 and now in the National Gallery in London. It is very probably one of the two paintings the artist stated ...

The Descent from the Cross (Rubens)

The Descent from the Cross is the central panel of a triptych painting by Peter Paul Rubens in 1612–1614. It is still in its original place, the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium, along with another great altarpiece The Elevation of the Cro ...

Le Rêve (Picasso)

Le Rêve is a 1932 oil painting by Pablo Picasso, then 50 years old, portraying his 22-year-old mistress Marie-Therese Walter. It is said to have been painted in one afternoon, on 24 January 1932. It belongs to Picassos period of distorted depicti ...

The Magpie (Monet)

The Magpie is an oil-on-canvas landscape painting by the French Impressionist Claude Monet, created during the winter of 1868–1869 near the commune of Etretat in Normandy. Monets patron, Louis Joachim Gaudibert, helped arrange a house in Etretat ...

A Girl Asleep

A Girl Asleep, also known as A Woman Asleep, A Woman Asleep at Table, and A Maid Asleep, is a painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, 1657. It is housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and may not be lent elsewhere under ...

Le Sommeil

Le Sommeil is an erotic oil painting on canvas by French artist Gustave Courbet created in 1866. The painting, which depicts a lesbian couple, is also known as the Two Friends and Indolence and Lust.

The Elder Sister

The Elder Sister is a painting by nineteenth-century French academic artist, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, in 1869. The painting was acquired in 1992 by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as a gift. According to the museum website, the painting was ...

The Gloomy Day

The Gloomy Day is an oil on wood painting by Pieter Bruegel in 1565. The painting is one in a series of six works, five of which are still extant, that depict different times of the year. The painting is currently in the collection of the Kunsthi ...

The Sacrament of the Last Supper

The Sacrament of the Last Supper is a painting by Salvador Dali. Completed in 1955, after nine months of work, it remains one of his most popular compositions. Since its arrival at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in 1955, it repla ...

Last Supper (Tintoretto)

The Last Supper is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Jacopo Tintoretto. An oil painting on canvas executed in 1592–1594, it is housed in the Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy.

La Danse (Bouguereau)

La Danse is a painting created by nineteenth-century French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1856. The painting is currently held in the Musee dOrsay in Paris.

Dance (Matisse)

Dance is a painting made by Henri Matisse in 1910, at the request of Russian businessman and art collector Sergei Shchukin, who bequeathed the large decorative panel to the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The composition of dancing ...

Assumption of the Virgin (Titian)

The Assumption of the Virgin or Frari Assumption is a large altarpiece panel painting in oils by the Italian Renaissance artist Titian, painted in 1515–1518. It remains in the position it was designed for, on the high altar of the Basilica di San ...

The Farm (Miro)

The Farm is an oil painting made by Joan Miro between the summer of 1921 in Mont-roig del Camp and winter 1922 in Paris. It is a kind of inventory of the masia owned by his family since 1911 in the town of Mont-roig del Camp. Miro himself regarde ...

The Fifer

The Fifer or Young Flautist is a painting by French painter Edouard Manet, made in 1866. It is usually kept in the Musee dOrsay, Paris, and is now on loan to the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Flora (Titian)

The work was reproduced in numerous 16th century etchings. Later, it followed an unclear series of changes of hands at Brussels and Vienna. In the 17th century, it was sold by the Spanish ambassador at Amsterdam to Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Aus ...

Thatched Cottages and Houses

Thatched Cottages and Houses is an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh that he painted in May 1890 when he lived in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. Van Gogh spent the last few months of his life in Auvers-sur-Oise, a small town just north of Paris, after h ...

Christ in the Desert

Christ in the Desert or Christ in the Wilderness is an 1872 painting by Russian artist Ivan Kramskoi, reflecting the temptation of Christ. Kramskoi was offered a professorship for the painting by the Russian Academy of Arts Council, but having le ...

The Chess Players (Eakins painting)

It is a small oil on wood panel depicting Eakins father Benjamin observing a chess match. The two players are Bertrand Gardel at left, an elderly French teacher, and the somewhat younger George Holmes, a painter. The men are in a dark, wood-panel ...

Judith (Giorgione)

Judith is a painting by the Italian painter Giorgione, executed around 1504. It is one of the few authentic works by Giorgione owned by the Russian Hermitage Museum. The painting, originally attributed to Raphael, came to the Hermitage in 1772 fr ...

Plateau

In geology and physical geography, a plateau, also called a high plain or a tableland, is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain, that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides ...

Adrar Plateau

The Adrar is a highland natural and historical region of the Sahara Desert in northern Mauritania. The Adrar Region, an administrative division of Mauritania, is named after the traditional region. It is sometimes called Adrar Tamar to distinguis ...

Azas Plateau

Azas Plateau is a volcanic field in Russia. It is also known as East Tuva Plateau, Khamsara-Biykhem Plateau and Northeast Tuva Plateau. It covers a surface area of 2.000 square kilometres west of Lake Baikal. Volcanic activity in the area also oc ...

Aïr Mountains

The Aïr Mountains or Aïr Massif is a triangular massif, located in northern Niger, within the Sahara Desert. Part of the West Saharan montane xeric woodlands ecoregion, they rise to more than 1.800 m and extend over 84.000 km 2. Lying in the mids ...

Atherton Tableland

The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia. The Atherton Tablelands is a diverse region, covering an area of 64.768 square kilometres and home to 45.243 people. The main populati ...

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