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Karl Pavlovich Briullov, called by his friends the Great Karl, was an internationally renowned Russian painter. He is regarded as a key figure in transition from the Russian neoclassicism to romanticism.Born of French parents in Saint Petersburg, Car...
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Paris Street; Rainy Day is an 1877 oil painting by the French artist Gustave Caillebotte. The piece depicts an intersection near the Gare Saint-Lazare, a railroad station in north Paris
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The Birth of Venus is a oil painting by the French artist Alexandre Cabanel (1823–1889). It was painted in 1863, and is now in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. A second, slightly smaller version dates from 1875; it is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
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The Battle of Alexander at Issus is Albrecht Altdorfer's (c. 1480 -1538) most famous oil painting. Painted in 1528-9, the oil painting depicts a young Alexander the Great in 333 BC, at the point of victory over the Persian army of King Darius III in the Battle of Issus. The work was commissioned by the Duke of Bavaria and passed from the Bavarian royal collection to the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.
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this oil painting depicts three ships in close combat on a rough sea or ocean; as the name suggests, the battle occurs between two Turkish warships, and another ship referred to in the oil painting's title as the Russian brig Mercury. While Aivazovsky painted many seascapes, often involving ships and boats of various descriptions, and many showing ships that were damaged or shipwrecked, few of his works featured ships in close naval combat.
2009-5-18 9:11:58 Post:long | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
100 Great Oil Paintings was a television series created by Edwin Mullins for BBC 2 in 1980, in which he also acted as moderator. He chose 20 thematic groups, such as war, the Adoration, the language of color, the hunt, and bathing, picking five oil p...
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This List of oil paintings by Hans Holbein the Younger contains a selection of the artist's best-known oil paintings, as well as a few notable copies and derivatives of his art, some of which relate to lost works.
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The Last Supper is a 15th century mural oil painting in Milan created by Leonardo da Vinci for his patron Duke Ludovico Sforza and his duchess Beatrice d'Este. It represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as narrated in the Gospel of John 13:21, when Jesus announces that one of his Twelve Apostles would betray him.
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Charles IV of Spain and His Family is an oil painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya, completed between 1800-1801. The work was modeled on Velázquez's Las Meninas when setting the royal subjects in a naturalistic, and plausible set...
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The Adoration of the Magi is an early oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo was given the commission by the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopeto in Florence, but departed for Milan the following year, leaving the oil paintings unfinished. It has been in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence since 1670.