Dalí - The painter who entered the fourth dimension
A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.
Dalí - The painter who entered the fourth dimension
A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.
Garden at Sainte-Adresse (Monet)
The Garden at Sainte-Adresse is a painting by the French impressionist painter, Claude Monet. (Oil on canvas, 98.1 cm x 129.9 cm). The painting was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
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Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus)
Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) is a 1954 oil-on-canvas painting by Salvador Dalí which depicts the Crucifixion of Jesus, though it deviates from traditional portrayals of the Crucifixion by depicting...
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Portrait of a Young Woman (Vermeer)
Portrait of a Young Woman (also known as Study of a Young Woman, or Girl with a Veil) is a painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, completed between 1666 and 1667, and now in the Metropolitan ...
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Captain George K. H. Coussmaker
Captain George K. H. Coussmaker (1782) is an oil on canvas portrait by Joshua Reynolds. Coussmaker was born in London in 1759 to Evert and Mary Coussmaker, and entered the military in 1776. He was pro...
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The Young Sailor II
The Young Sailor II is a painting by Henri Matisse from 1906.
In the second version of The Young Sailor, Matisse expresses sharper edges, and brighter, flatter colors than in his earlier version o...
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Isle of the Dead (painting)
Isle of the Dead (German: Die Toteninsel) is the best-known painting of Swiss Symbolist artist Arnold Böcklin (1827–1901). Prints of the work were very popular in central Europe in the early 20th...
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Saint Anthony Abbot Tempted by a Heap of Gold
Saint Anthony Abbot Tempted by a Heap of Gold is a painting by the 15th-century Sienese painter known as the Master of the Osservanza. Completed circa 1435 in tempera and gold on panel, it is one of h...
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Woman with a Lute
Woman with a Lute, also known as Woman with a Lute Near a Window, is a painting created about 1662–1663 by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer and now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.The pain...
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The Denial of Saint Peter (Caravaggio)
The Denial of Saint Peter (La Negazione di Pietro) is a painting finished around 1610 by the Italian painter Caravaggio. It depicts Peter denying Jesus after Jesus was arrested. The painting is housed...
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Portrait of a Commander
Portrait of a Commander or A Commander Being Dressed for Battle is a portrait of an unknown man in plate armour, normally attributed to Peter Paul Rubens. In July 2010 it was sold for £9 million by Ch...
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The Heart of the Andes
The Heart of the Andes is a large oil-on-canvas landscape painting by the American artist Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900).At more than five feet (1.7 metres) high and almost ten feet (3 metres) wide...
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Self-Portrait (Rembrandt, Altman)
Self-Portrait is a 1660 oil on canvas painting of himself by the Dutch artist Rembrandt. Painted when the artist was fifty-four, it has been noted as a work in which may be seen "the wrinkled brow and...
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Fur Traders Descending the Missouri
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri is an 1845 painting by George Caleb Bingham. Bingham brought the painting to St. Louis, Missouri on June 4, 1845, along with several other pieces of artwork.One of...
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Portrait of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and his wife
The Portrait of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and his wife is a double portrait of the French chemist Antoine Lavoisier and his wife and collaborator Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze, commissioned from the Fre...
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Office in a Small City
Office in a Small City is a 1953 painting by the American realist painter Edward Hopper. It depicts a man sitting in a corner office surveying the landscape outdoors. The style is reminiscent of many ...
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Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer
Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, also known as Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer, is an oil-on-canvas painting by Rembrandt.It was painted in 1653, as a commission from Don Antonio Ruffo, from Me...
The Storm (painting)
The Storm (La Tempête) is a painting by French artist Pierre Auguste Cot, completed in 1880. Currently on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was commissioned from the artist in 1880 ...
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Bain à la Grenouillère
Bain à la Grenouillère is a painting by the impressionist painter, Claude Monet. (Oil on canvas, 74.6 cm x 99.7 cm)Monet wrote on September 25, 1869 in a letter to Frédéric Bazille, "I do ha...
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The Titan's Goblet
The Titan's Goblet is an oil painting by the English-born American landscape artist Thomas Cole. Painted in 1833, it is perhaps the most enigmatic of Cole's allegorical or imaginary landscape scenes. ...
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The Spanish Singer
The Spanish Singer is an 1860 oil painting on canvas by the French painter Édouard Manet, conserved since 1949 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York.Composed in Manet's studio, it employed a m...
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Portrait of Madame X
Madame X or Portrait of Madame X is the informal title of a portrait painting by John Singer Sargent of a young socialite named Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau, wife of Pierre Gautreau.The model was a...
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Portrait of a Man (Velázquez)
Portrait of a Man is an oil painting by Diego Velázquez, measuring 68.6 × 55.2 cm (27 × 21⁄4 in.), and painted c. 1630–1635. The painting is in the collection of the Metropolitan Mus...
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The Death of Socrates
The Death of Socrates (French: La Mort de Socrate) is a 1787 oil on canvas painting by the French painter Jacques-Louis David. Like many of his works from that decade, the painting focuses on a cl...
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View of Toledo
View of Toledo, is one of the two surviving landscapes painted by El Greco. The other, View and Plan of Toledo lies at Museo Del Greco, Toledo, Spain.It is among the best known depictions of the sky ...
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The Thinker: Portrait of Louis N. Kenton
The Thinker: Portrait of Louis N. Kenton is an oil painting of 1900 by Thomas Eakins. A depiction of the artist's brother-in-law Louis N. Kenton (1865–1947), it has been called "one of Eakins's ...
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Adoration of the Shepherds (Mantegna)
The Adoration of the Shepherds is a painting by the northern Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna, dated to c. 1450-1451.
This small painting is generally attributed to Mantegna's youth. It ...
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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...
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The Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John (Hendrick ter Brugghen)
Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John by Hendrick ter Brugghen is an oil painting, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It was probably painted in about 1625 as an altarpiece for ...
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