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Andrea Mantegna - The Lamentation over the Dead ChristThe Lamentation over the Dead ChristAndrea 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. While the dating of the piece is debated, it was completed between 1475 and 1501, probably in the early...

Pinacoteca di Brera (Milan, Italy)
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Michelangelo Buonarroti - Creation of AdamCreation of AdamMichelangelo 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 narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God breathes life into Adam, the first man. Chronologically th...

Cappella Sistina (Vatican City, Italy)
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Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco 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 Romanised to Saturn), who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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Leonardo Da Vinci - Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)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 acclaimed as 'the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Emile Nolde - The Mocking of ChristThe Mocking of ChristEmile 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 Christ. The painting's dimensions are 88 cm by 106 cm and is housed at Brücke-Museum, Berlin.
The ...

Brücke-Museum (Berlin, Germany)
 
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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)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 Leonardo da Vinci. He also included Michelangelo and himself elsewhere in the painting.

Apostolic Palace (Vatican City, Vatican)
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James Abbott Mcneill Whistler - Arrangement in Grey and Black. Portrait of the Painter-s MotherArrangement in Grey and Black. Portrait of the Painter's MotherJames 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 63.94 inches (144.3 cm × 162.4 cm), displayed in a frame of Whistler's own design in the Musée d'Orsay i...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Max Beckmann - Great Scene of AgonyGreat Scene of AgonyMax Beckmann

Great Scene of Agony is an 1906 oil on canvas painting by a German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and writer Max Beckmann, classified as an Expressionist artist. It was painted on expressionism style by use of genre painting on canvas. the artwork measures 141 by 131 centimeters and is now in a priv...

 
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Vincent Van Gogh - Portrait of Patience EscalierPortrait of Patience EscalierVincent 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-Impressionism style and portrait genre and it measures 69 by 56 centimeters. It was painted in Arles-s...

The Norton Simon Museum of Art (Pasadena, United States)
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Salvador Dali - Cubist Self-portraitCubist Self-portraitSalvador 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 on self-portrait genre and is now housed at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. The p...

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain)
 
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Rene Magritte - Time transfixedTime transfixedRene 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 on display in the museum's new Modern Wing.
The painting was one of many done for surrealist p...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
 
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Vincent Van Gogh - Self Portrait with a Grey Felt HatSelf Portrait with a Grey Felt HatVincent Van Gogh

Due to the fact that Vincent van Gogh didn't have any money to hire models to pose for him he often painted himself. He painted this self-portrait in the winter of 1887-1888 when he was living with his brother Theo in Paris during almost 2 years. He made use of the painting technique pointillism, h...

Stedelijk Museum (Netherlands)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The MusiciansThe MusiciansCaravaggio (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 and was painted for his first great patron, Cardinal Francesco del Monte. Although it was described by...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (United States)
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Edvard Munch - Near the bed of death (fever)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 measures 60 by 80 centimeters. The painting resembles an ill man lying on bed in fever and is supposed to...

Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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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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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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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - Portrait of Bindo AltovitiPortrait of Bindo AltovitiRaphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

The Portrait of Bindo Altoviti is a painting finished around 1515 by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. It is housed in the National Gallery of Art of Washington, D.C., United States. Bindo Altoviti was a rich banker born in Rome in 1491, but of Florentine origin. He was a cultured man wh...

National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
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Edvard Munch - MelancholyMelancholyEdvard 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 painter Christian Krohg), who became, to borrow Tom Lehrer's phraseology, the hypotenuse of a triang...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Taking of ChristTaking of ChristCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

There are seven figures in the painting: from left to right they are St John, Jesus, Judas, two soldiers, a man (a self-portrait of Caravaggio), and another soldier. They are standing, and only the upper three-quarters of their bodies are depicted. The figures are arrayed before a very dark backgrou...

National Gallery of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
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Pavel Filonov - Peasant FamilyPeasant FamilyPavel 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 by Filonov and is housed at Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. The painting represents a Peasant Family...

State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
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Albrecht Durer - Christ as the Man of SorrowsChrist as the Man of SorrowsAlbrecht Durer

This work depicts Jesus after he had been scourged and mocked by the soldiers, just before he was led away to be crucified. Jesus bleeds profusely from his wounds and he holds the instruments used to beat him, a three-knotted whip and bundle of birches. He wears the crown of thorns, leaning his head...

Staatliche Kunsthalle (Karlsruhe, Germany)
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Pablo Picasso - Portrait of Ambroise VollardPortrait of Ambroise VollardPablo 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 including Pablo Picasso. The works reflect Analytical Cubism artwork completed by use of oil techniqu...

Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)