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La Fornarina

The Portrait of a Young Woman is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance master Raphael, made between 1518 and 1519. It is in the Galleria Nazionale dArte Antica in Palazzo Barberini, Rome. It is probable that the picture was in the painters s ...

                                               

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery (Bruegel)

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery is a small panel painting in grisaille by the Netherlandish Renaissance printmaker and painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder. It is signed and dated 1565. Jesus and the woman taken in adultery is a biblical episo ...

                                               

The Cardsharps

The Cardsharps is a painting by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The original is generally agreed to be the work acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in 1987, although Caravaggio may have painted more than one version.

                                               

The Goldfinch (painting)

The Goldfinch is a painting by the Dutch Golden Age artist Carel Fabritius of a life-size chained goldfinch. Signed and dated 1654, it is now in the collection of the Mauritshuis in The Hague, Netherlands. The work is a trompe-loeil oil on panel ...

                                               

The Jurist (painting)

The Jurist, also known as The Lawyer, is an oil-on-canvas painting by Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, painted in 1566. It shows a member of the legal profession, whose facial features are depicted using meat and fish, and whose body is compos ...

                                               

Automat (painting)

Automat is a 1927 painting by the American realist painter Edward Hopper. The painting was first displayed on Valentines Day 1927 at the opening of Hoppers second solo show, at the Rehn Galleries in New York City. By April it had been sold for Au ...

                                               

The Balcony (Manet)

The Balcony is an 1868-69 oil painting by the French painter Edouard Manet. It depicts four figures on a balcony, one of whom is sitting; the painter Berthe Morisot, who married Manets brother Eugene in 1874. In the centre is the painter Jean Bap ...

                                               

Ecce Ancilla Domini

Ecce Ancilla Domini, or The Annunciation, is an oil painting by the English artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, first painted in 1850 and now in Tate Britain in London. The Latin title is a quotation from the Vulgate text of the first chapter of the G ...

                                               

Annunciation (church of San Salvador)

The Annunciation is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, executed between 1559 and 1564. It remains in the church of San Salvador in Venice, for which it was commissioned. Originally three paintings were commissioned by the DAnna ...

                                               

The Wayfarer

The Wayfarer is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch. It is currently in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. This painting is round and 71.5 cm in diameter. It is one of the fragments of a partially lost triptych or diptych, which also included ...

                                               

Les Grandes Baigneuses (Renoir)

Les Grandes Baigneuses, or The Large Bathers, is a painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir made between 1884 and 1887. The painting is in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in Philadelphia. The painting depicts a scene of nude women bathing. In the foregr ...

                                               

The Bathers (Cezanne)

The Bathers is an oil painting by French artist Paul Cezanne first exhibited in 1906. The painting, which is exhibited in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is the largest of a series of Bather paintings by Cezanne; the others are in the Museum of M ...

                                               

The Wrestlers (Etty)

The Wrestlers is an oil painting on millboard by English artist William Etty, painted around 1840 and currently in the York Art Gallery, in York, England. It depicts a wrestling match between a black man and a white man, both glistening with swea ...

                                               

The Bravo (Titian)

The Bravo is an oil painting usually attributed to Titian, dated to around 1516-17 and now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The painting can be seen as one of a number of Venetian paintings of the 1510s showing two or three half-length ...

                                               

The Wedding at Cana

The Wedding Feast at Cana, by the Italian artist Paolo Veronese, is a representational painting that depicts the biblical story of the Marriage at Cana, at which Jesus converts water to wine. Executed in the Mannerist style of the late Renaissanc ...

                                               

The Tempest (Giorgione)

The Tempest is a Renaissance painting by the Italian master Giorgione dated between 1506 and 1508. Originally commissioned by the Venetian noble Gabriele Vendramin, the painting is now in the Gallerie dellAccademia of Venice, Italy. Despite consi ...

                                               

Boating (Manet)

Boating is an 1874 painting by French artist Edouard Manet in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Done in oil on canvas, the painting depicts a man believed to be Manets brother in law, Rodolphe Leenhoff and an unknown wom ...

                                               

In the Conservatory

In the Conservatory is an 1879 oil painting by Edouard Manet in the Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, depicting Manets friends, a couple, in a conservatory. There is an ambiguity in the painting that has led art critics to characterize the couples re ...

                                               

Bacchus (Caravaggio)

Bacchus is an oil painting by Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio commissioned by Cardinal Del Monte. The painting shows a youthful Bacchus reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair, fingering the ...

                                               

Bacchus and Ariadne

Bacchus and Ariadne is an oil painting by Titian. It is one of a cycle of paintings on mythological subjects produced for Alfonso I dEste, Duke of Ferrara, for the Camerino dAlabastro – a private room in his palazzo in Ferrara decorated with pain ...

                                               

The Bacchante (Courbet)

The Bacchante is a painting by Gustave Courbet, produced between 1844 and 1847. The paintings title relates the work to images of Bacchantes from Greco-Roman mythology and to Renaissance paintings and sculptures on that subject. It is one of Cour ...

                                               

Venus Anadyomene (Titian)

Venus Anadyomene, is a c. 1520 oil painting by Titian, depicting Venus rising from the sea and wringing her hair, after her birth fully-grown. Venus, said to have been born from a shell, is identified by the shell at bottom left. It is smaller th ...

                                               

Venus with a Mirror

Venus with a Mirror is a painting by Titian, now in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and it is considered to be one of the collections highlights. The pose of the Venus resembles the classical statues of the Venus de Medici in Flore ...

                                               

Primavera (Botticelli)

Primavera, is a large panel painting in tempera paint by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli made in the late 1470s or early 1480s. It has been described as "one of the most written about, and most controversial paintings in the wor ...

                                               

Spring is on the way (painting)

Spring is on the way is a painting by Vladimir Ivanovich Ovchinnikov, well-known Russian painter, who lived and worked in Leningrad, member of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation, regarded as one of the leading represen ...

                                               

The Return of the Herd

The Return of the Herd is an oil on wood painting by Pieter Bruegel in 1565. The painting is one in a series of six works that depict different seasons. The painting is currently in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, located in Vienn ...

                                               

The Crowning with Thorns (Titian, Paris)

The Crowning with Thorns is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian done during 1542 and 1543. It is housed in the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France. The painting was commissioned by the confraternity of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Mil ...

                                               

Moonrise by the Sea

Moonrise by the Sea or Moonrise over the Sea German: Mondaufgang am Meer is an 1822 oil-on-canvas painting by German painter Caspar David Friedrich. The work depicts a romantic seascape. Three young people, two women side by side and a man furthe ...

                                               

The Fortune Teller (Caravaggio)

The Fortune Teller is a painting by Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It exists in two versions, both by Caravaggio, the first from c. 1594, the second from c. 1595. The dates in both cases are disputed.

                                               

The Fortune Teller (de La Tour)

The Fortune Teller is an oil painting of circa 1630 by the French artist Georges de La Tour. The work was uncovered in about 1960 and purchased that year by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. François Georges Pariset described the painti ...

                                               

The Lady with the Veil

The Lady with the Veil, The Lady with the Fan, or The Veiled Lady is a 1768 oil-on-canvas portrait by Alexander Roslin of his wife Marie-Suzanne Giroust in Bolognese dress. The work was mentioned in an inventory from Osterbybruk as Portrait of th ...

                                               

Young Woman with Unicorn

Portrait of Young Woman with Unicorn is a painting by Raphael, which art historians date to 1505 or 1506. It is in the Galleria Borghese in Rome. The painting was originally oil on panel, and was transferred to canvas during conservation work in ...

                                               

Danae (Klimt painting)

Danae is an oil painting by Gustav Klimt, created in 1907. An example of Symbolism, the canvas measures 77 x 83 cm, and is in the Sammlung Dichand in Vienna. Danae was a popular subject in the early 1900s for many artists; she was used as the qui ...

                                               

Danae (Titian series)

Danae is a series of at least six versions of the same composition by Italian painter Titian and his workshop made between about 1544 and the 1560s. The scene is based on the mythological princess Danae, as -very briefly- recounted by the Roman p ...

                                               

The Ninth Wave

The Ninth Wave is an 1850 painting by the Russian Armenian marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky. It his best-known work. The title refers to an old sailing expression referring to a wave of incredible size that comes after a succession of incrementally ...

                                               

Diana and Actaeon (Titian)

Diana and Actaeon is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, finished in 1556–1559, and is considered amongst Titians greatest works. It portrays the moment in which the hunter Actaeon bursts in where the goddess Diana and her nymphs ...

                                               

Diana and Callisto

For the painting of the same subject by Rubens, see Diana and Callisto Rubens. Diana and Callisto is a painting completed between 1556 and 1559 by the Italian late Renaissance artist Titian. It portrays the moment in which the goddess Diana disco ...

                                               

The Harvesters (painting)

The Harvesters is an oil painting on wood completed by Pieter Bruegel the Elder in 1565. It depicts the harvest time, in the months of July and August or late summer. Nicolaes Jonghelinck, a merchant banker and art collector from Antwerp, commiss ...

                                               

The Railway

The Railway, widely known as Gare Saint-Lazare, is an 1873 painting by Edouard Manet. It is the last painting by Manet of his favourite model, the fellow painter Victorine Meurent, who was also the model for his earlier works Olympia and the Lunc ...

                                               

Woman with a Mirror

It is known to have been in the Gonzaga familys collection in Mantua from which it was bought by Charles I of England. After Charles execution, it was sold off and purchased by Louis XIV of France for the Palace of Versailles. Several attempts ha ...

                                               

Woman with a Parrot

La Femme au perroquet is an oil painting on canvas by French artist Gustave Courbet. It was the first nude by the artist to be accepted by the Paris Salon in 1866 after a previous entry in 1864 was rejected as indecent. It is in the collection of ...

                                               

The Yellow House

The Yellow House, alternatively named The Street, is an 1888 oil painting by the 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. The house was the right wing of 2 Place Lamartine, Arles, France, where, on May 1, 1888, Van Gogh ren ...

                                               

The Lunch (Velazquez)

The Lunch is a very early painting by Spanish artist Diego Velazquez, finished c. 1617. The work, an oil painting on canvas, is in the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg. The painting portrays a table covered by a creased cloth, on which lie tw ...

                                               

Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe

Le Dejeuner sur lherbe – originally titled Le Bain – is a large oil on canvas painting by Edouard Manet created in 1862 and 1863. It depicts a female nude and a scantily dressed female bather on a picnic with two fully dressed men in a rural sett ...

                                               

Green Stripe

The Green Stripe, also known as Portrait of Madame Matisse. The Green Line, is a portrait by Henri Matisse of his wife, Amelie Noellie Matisse-Parayre. It is an oil painting on canvas, completed in 1913. It is named for the green band that divide ...

                                               

The Umbrellas (Renoir)

The Umbrellas is an oil-on-canvas painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, painted in two phases in the 1880s. It is owned by the National Gallery in London as part of the Lane Bequest but is displayed alternately in London and at the Dublin City Galle ...

                                               

Cutting the Stone

Cutting the Stone, also called The Extraction of the Stone of Madness or The Cure of Folly, is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch, displayed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, completed around 1494 or later. The painting depicts the extraction, by a m ...

                                               

Irises (painting)

Irises is one of several paintings of irises by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, and one of a series of paintings he made at the Saint Paul-de-Mausole asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France, in the last year before his death in 1890. Van Gogh ...

                                               

Painting 1946

Painting 1946, also known as Painting or Painting, is an oil-on-linen painting by the Irish-born artist Francis Bacon. It was originally intended to depict a chimpanzee in long grass ; Bacon then attempted to paint a bird of prey landing in a fie ...

                                               

The Swing (Pierre-Auguste Renoir)

The Swing is an 1876 oil on canvas painting by the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir who was a leading exponent of the Impressionist style. The painting measures 92 x 73 centimetres and is in the Musee d’Orsay. Renoir executed the painting in w ...

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