Self Portrait “Philosophy”Salvator Rosa, c. 1645

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November 9, 2017 RosesHenri Le Sidaner

John Bagnold Burgess A Little Spanish Gypsy, c. 1868, oil on canvas, 72.4 x 56.5 cm, Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum collection, England. John Bagnold Burgess was an English artist known for his of paintings of historical and genre scenes, principally in Spain. Burgess started his career by painting portraits and genre works, before travelling to Spain in 1858. For the next some thirty years he would make annual visits to Spain, spending days with Spanish peasants, living their life and s...

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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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Alfred Sisley Small Meadows in Spring (Die kleinen Wiesen im Frühling), 1880, oil on canvas, 54 × 73 cm, The National Gallery, London. In 1880 financial hardship forced Sisley to leave Sèvres, in the suburbs of Paris, for the Seine-et-Marne region, south-east of the city. He lived in this area for the rest of his life. The move marked a turning point in the artist’s career, and he painted the river landscape with a new vitality and freshness of vision.  This painting depicts ‘le...

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William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)La VagueOil on canvas1896160.5 x 121 cm(5’ 3.19" x 3’ 11.64")Private collection

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Edouard Bernard Debat-Ponsan (1847-1913)The Daughter of JephthahOil on canvas1876305 x 241 cm(10’ x 7’ 10.88")Private collection

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What was Claude Monet doing at 16.53 on February 5, 1883? Astronomers from Texas know the answer! On February 5, 1883 at 16:53, Claude Monet was painting. He was working on this very painting - The Manneport, Cliff at Étretat, Sunset. A group of astronomers from the University of Texas made such a discovery by applying the technique known as forensic astronomy to the painting. The study analyzed the tides and the alignment of the sun to understand the exact time when Monet was painting while on...

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Seven paintings were stolen in the wee hours of Tuesday morning from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Among them works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Lucian Freud, Paul Gauguin and Meyer de Haan (featured above), potentially worth hundreds of millions.  The paintings belonged to the collection of the private Triton Foundation - a collection of avant-garde art put together by multimillionaire Willem Cordia, an investor and businessman, and his wife, Marijke Cordi...

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Il'ya Repin (1844-1930)Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581Oil on canvas1885The Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russian Federation)

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September 12, 2012 Simon Goinard Phelipot

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 portraits of royalty in the mid-nineteenth century. He never received high praise for his work from serious critics, being constantly accused of superficiality in pursuit of popularity. However, he was highly appreciated by his aristocratic patrons. The royal families of England, France, Spain, Russia...

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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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Il'ya Repin (1844-1930)Unexpected VisitorsOil on canvas1884-1888167.5 x 160.5 cmThe Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russian Federation)

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January 24, 2012 Robert Auer

Claude Monet The Custom House, Morning Effect, 1882, oil on canvas. “I know that to paint the sea really well, you need to look at it every hour of every day in the same place so that you can understand its way in that particular spot; and that is why I am working on the same motifs over and over again, even four or six times.” - Claude Monet

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