Franz Xaver Winterhalter Detail of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, 1865, oil on canvas, Hofburg, Vienna. Franz Xaver Winterhalter was German academic classical painter & printmaker, known for his po...

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Arthur Herbert Buckland (1870-1927) Spring, 1896, private collection.  Arthur Buckland was a painter of romantic landscape subjects, genre and portraits, illustrator. Born at Taunton, he studied art at the Academie Julian in Paris.

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Paul Cézanne Still Life with Flowers and Fruit, 1890, oil on canvas, 82 x 65.5 cm, The Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin.

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot’s landscapes Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was a French landscape painter and printmaker in etching. Corot was the leading painter of the Barbizon school of France in the mid-nineteenth century. He is a pivotal figure in landscape painting and his vast output simultaneously references the Neo-Classical tradition and anticipates the plein-air innovations of Impressionism.

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Henri Matisse Apples on a Table, Green Background, 1916, oil on canvas, 115 x 89.5 cm, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk.

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Arkhip Kuindzhi A Birch Grove, 1901, oil on canvas, 163 x 115 cm, The Art Museum of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus. Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi was a Russian landscape painter. He was born in (Ukraine), but then his family moved to present-day Russia. He studied painting mainly independently and in St.Petersburg Academy of arts. Kuindzhi painted romantic landscapes and sought to render the highest expressiveness in illuminating states of nature. He used intensive colours and unusual perspectives to achie...

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Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900)The Natural Bridge, VirginiaOil on canvas185258.42 x 71.12 cm ___ For his spectacular and panoramic paintings of the wilderness of North and South America, Frederic Edwin Church was a dominant figure in the second generation of the Hudson River School. His canvases celebrated the drama of the American frontier and expressed the expansionist and optimistic outlook of the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. Artrenewal.org

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January 28, 2018 AllegoryGiulio Carpioni

John William Waterhouse Detail of Hylas and the Nymphs, 1896, oil on canvas, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester. The myth behind this painting has an unhappy ending. When the ship of the Argonauts reached the island of Cios, Hylas, the young and handsome companion of Hercules, was sent ashore in search of water. He discovered a fountain, but the nymphs of the place were so enchanted by his beauty that they pulled him to the depths of their watery abode, and in spite of the cries of Hercules...

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Frederick Carl Frieseke American1874-1939, active in France 1898-1939 The Garden Parasol (detail) circa 1910 Oil on canvas 57 1/8 x 77 in. (145.1 x 195.6 cm)

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The Van Gogh Museum has announced today that it has identified a major new painting by Vincent van Gogh. The work Sunset at Montmajour was painted in Arles in 1888, a period that is considered to be the height of the painter’s career. The painting has been in the private collection of a family for several years, but the museum would not release any more information about the owners because of privacy concerns. Two years ago they brought it to the Van Gogh Museum to seek authentication. The museu...

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Georges Seurat The Seine and la Grande Jatte (with detail), 1888, oil on canvas, 65 x 82 cm, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

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Yesterday I was in Rome for the Van Gogh’s exhibition “Vincent van Gogh: Timeless Countryside and Modern City”. It is run by the Vittoriano complex until Feb. 6th 2011. The exhibition features 70 of Van Gogh’s masterpieces brought together by the curator Cornelia Homburg, one of the most important experts of the Dutch genius, in cooperation with art galleries and museums from across Europe and North America in addition to some 30 works by other major artists who provided...

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Edouard Béliard Bank of the Oise, 1875, oil on canvas, 72 x 91 cm, Etampes, Musée Municipal d'Etampes.

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February 23, 2017 After storm feels

Marie-Guillemine Benoist Portrait of a Black Woman, 1800, oil paint on cloth, 81x65cm, Louvre Museum, Paris, France. In 1800, the work was exhibited in Paris. Six years previously, slavery had been abolished, and this image became a symbol for women’s emancipation and black people’s rights.

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John Singer SargentPaul Helleu Sketching with his Wife1889Oil on canvas26 1/8 x 32 1/8 in (66.3 x 81.5 cm)Brooklyn Museum of Art

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Rubens Santoro (1859-1942)VeneziaOil on canvas36.8 x 50.2 cm(14.49" x 19.76")Private collection

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Vincent Van Gogh Garden of the Asylum, 1889, oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm, Oskar Reinhart Collection, Winterthur, Switzerland.  Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, a psychiatric asylum in nearby Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. 

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