Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
Mona Lisa - Why so Famous
The Mona Lisa is widely considered the greatest portrait of all time. It appears in countless advertisements, has inspired poetry, sculpture, forgeries, and ...
Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, th...
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Pietà of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Pietà of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is an oil painting of the mid-15th century that is considered one of the outstanding works of art of the late Middle Ages. Following its appearance at an exhibition in ...
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Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
Annunciation Triptych (Rogier van der Weyden)
The Annunciation Triptych is an oil-on-panel triptych by the Netherlandish artist Rogier van der Weyden, dating from around 1434. It was originally formed by three panels, the central one being now at...
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Self-portrait (David)
The Self-portrait is a self-portrait painted by the artist Jacques-Louis David in 1794 whilst in prison at the hôtel des fermes for having supported the robespierristes. It was his third and last self...
Man with a Glove
The Man with a Glove is an oil-on-canvas portrait by the Italian Renaissance artist Titian, circa 1520. It is currently housed in the Musée du Louvre, Paris. It is signed Ticianus f. on the marble sla...
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The Entombment of Christ (Titian)
The Entombment of Christ is a circa 1520 painting by Titian, now in the Musée du Louvre.
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Magdalen with the Smoking Flame
Saint Mary Magdalen with the Smoking Flame (also titled in French La Madeleine à la veilleuse, and La Madeleine à la flamme filante) is an oil-on-canvas by French Baroque painter Georges de La Tour, p...
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Barbadori Altarpiece
The Barbadori Altarpiece is a painting by Filippo Lippi, dated to 1438 and housed in the Louvre Museum of Paris.
Gherardo di Bartolomeo Barbadori, who died childless in 1429, left his heritage to ...
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Lamentation (Pietà)
Lamentation (Pietà) (also Lamentation Over The Dead Christ) is an oil-on-panel by Early Netherlandish painter Petrus Christus, painted in c. 1444. It is currently held and exhibited at the Louvre in P...
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St. Michael Vanquishing Satan
St. Michael Vanquishing Satan is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael.It is a large-scale and mature version of a subject he had earlier treated in the youthful miniature of St. ...
St. Michael Vanquishing Satan - Wikipedia
Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt and his Page (Caravaggio)
Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt with his Page (c. 1607-1608) is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio, in the Louvre of Paris.Alof de Wignacourt joined the Order of the Knights of Saint John (the...
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Portrait of Madame Récamier
Portrait of Madame Récamier is an 1800 portrait of the Parisian socialite Juliette Récamier by Jacques-Louis David showing her in the height of Neoclassical fashion, reclining on an Directoire style ...
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Portrait of a princess (Pisanello)
Portrait of Princess is a tempera painting on panel attributed to the Italian Late-Gothic master Pisanello. It was probably executed between 1435 and 1449 and is also known as Portrait of a Princess o...
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The Turkish Bath
The Turkish Bath (Le Bain Turc) is an 1862 painting by the 82-year-old Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, showing nude women in a harem. Originally rectangular, it was altered to its present tondo form by...
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Landscape with Orpheus and Eurydice
Landscape with Orpheus and Eurydice is a huge 200 × 124 cm (approx 6.5 × 4 feet) oil-on-canvas by artist in the classical style Nicolas Poussin, painted between 1650 and 1653. It is currently held an...
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Allegory of Isabella d'Este's Coronation
The Allegory of Isabella d'Este's Coronation is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Lorenzo Costa the Elder, dating to about 1505-1506. It is displayed in the Louvre Museum of Paris, Franc...
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Unfinished portrait of General Bonaparte
The unfinished portrait of General Bonaparte (also titled Le Général Bonaparte) is an unfinished portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte by Jacques-Louis David. He began it in 1798, painting its subject from l...
Unfinished portrait of General Bonaparte - Wikipedia
Death of Sardanapalus
The Death of Sardanapalus (La Mort de Sardanapale) are two paintings oil painting on canvas, dated 1827 by Eugène Delacroix. Its dimensions are 392 × 496 cm or 145 × 195 inches. It currently han...
Death of Sardanapalus - Wikipedia
Madonna of Chancellor Rolin
The Madonna of Chancellor Rolin is an oil painting by the Early Netherlandish master Jan van Eyck, dating from around 1435. It is on display in the Musée du Louvre, Paris.The work was commissioned by...
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Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione
Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione is a c. 1514–1515 oil painting attributed to the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. Considered one of the great portraits of the Renaissance, it has an enduri...
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The Coronation of Napoleon
The Coronation of Napoleon (French: Le Sacre de Napoléon) is a painting completed in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David, the official painter of Napoleon.The painting has imposing dimensions, as it is al...
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The Lute Player (Hals)
The Lute Player refers to a painting from 1623 or 1624 now in the Louvre by the Haarlem painter Frans Hals, showing a smiling actor wearing a jester's costume and playing a lute.This painting was docu...
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The Charging Chasseur
The Charging Chasseur, or An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging is an oil painting on canvas of about 1812 by the French painter Théodore Géricault, portraying a mounted Napoleonic cavalry...
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Charles I at the Hunt
Charles I at the Hunt - also known under its French title, Le Roi à la chasse - is an oil-on-canvas portrait of Charles I of England by Anthony van Dyck c.1635. It depicts Charles dressed in civilian ...
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The Astronomer (Vermeer)
The Astronomer is a painting finished about 1668 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. It is oil on canvas, 51 cm x 45 cm (20 x 18 in), and is on display at the Louvre, Paris. Portrayals of...
The Astronomer (Vermeer) - Wikipedia