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Famous Paintings
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Famous Paintings

Kids Art

Famous Artists

Famous Paintings

Famous Artists in 3D

Famous Paintings in 3D

Articles: (**Need editing*)

  • Introduction
  • What good artist do
  • Getting started with art
  • A jump start to drawing

Learning art through great artists and their paintings is fun and exciting. Our friend and resident artist Stefan Mager has kindly given this introduction to the art world.

Woman before Aquarium.Henri Matisse1921Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA
Dishes and Fruit.Henri Matisse1901The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Harmony in Red.Henri Matisse1908The Hermitage, Leningrad.
Polynesia, The Sea.Henri Matisse1946Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
The Egyptian Curtain.Henri Matisse1948Private collectiom
The Joy of Life.Henri Matisse1906Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA
Two Girls in a Yellow and Red Interior.Henri Matisse1947Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
Creation of the Sun and Moon.Michelangelo Buonarroti1508Sistine Chapel.
David (detail). Marble.Michelangelo Buonarroti1501Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, Italy.
Doni Tondo - The Holy Family with St. John the BaptistMichelangelo Buonarroti1504Uffizi, Florence
Pieta (detail). Marble.Michelangelo Buonarroti1499St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican.
The Creation of Adam. Fresco.Michelangelo Buonarroti1508The Sistine Chapel
The Last Judgment (detail of Minos)Michelangelo Buonarroti1534The Sistine Chapel
Portrait of the Artist with a Friend.Raphael1518Louvre, Paris, France
St. GeorgeRaphael1504Louvre, Paris, France
The Sistine Madonna (detail)Raphael1513Dresden Gallery, Dresden, Germany.
Saint Sebastian.Raphael1501Pinacoteca dell'Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy
The Three Graces.Raphael1503Conde Museum, Chantilly, France
Birth of Venus (after Botticelli).Andy Warhol1984Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
Big Electric Chair.Andy Warhol1967Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
Double ElvisAndy Warhol1963Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
Vegetable SoupAndy Warhol1961Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
Marilyn Monroe.Andy Warhol1962Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
A Dream of a Sunday Afternoon (detail).Diego Rivera1947Alameda Park, Mexico City.
Detroit Industry.Diego Rivera1932North Wall, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.
The Flower Carrier.Diego Rivera1935San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Night of the Rich, Fresco. Ministry of Education, Mexico CityDiego Rivera1928North wall, Courtyard of the Fiestas, Mexico City.
Retrato de la Senora Natasha Gelman (Portrait of Mrs. Natasha Gelman)Diego Rivera1943
Doctor Nicolaes Tulp's Demonstration of the Anatomy of the Arm. (Detail)Rembrandt van Rijn1632Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague, Holland
Rembrandt and Saskia.Rembrandt van Rijn1635The Dresden Gallery, Dresden, Germany
The man with the golden helmet.Rembrandt van Rijn1650Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany
The Mill.Rembrandt van Rijn1650The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
The Musical Party (Family Allegory).Rembrandt van Rijn1626Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Tobit and Anna with the Kid.Rembrandt van Rijn1626Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
La Condition HumaineRene Magritte1933Private collection
La Duree Poignardee (Time transfixed).Rene Magritte1938Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
The Two Mysteries.Rene Magritte1966Private collection
La Grande Guerre (The Great War)Rene Magritte1964Private collection, Paris
Le Jockey Perdu (The Lost Jockey).Rene Magritte1925Private collection
L'Assassin Menace (The Menaced Assassin).Rene Magritte1926The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.
Red Balloon (Roter Ballon).Paul Klee1922Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Temple Gardens,Paul Klee1920The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Steam Engine and Sailing Boat.Paul Klee1931
Legend of the Nile.Paul Klee1937Kunstmuseum, Bern, Germany
Ad Parnassum.Paul Klee1932
Diego on my Mind.Frida Kahlo1943Gelman Collection, Mexico City
The Two Fridas.Frida Kahlo1939Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
Frieda and Diego.Frida Kahlo1931
Self-Portrait with Monkey and Parrot.Frida Kahlo1942Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
The Broken Column.Frida Kahlo1944
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky (Between the Curtains).Frida Kahlo1937National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington
Detail from the fresco after resoration.Giotto1305Scrovegni chapel in Padua
Mourning of Christ. Fresco, Cappella dell'Arena, Padua 1305Giotto1305Cappella dell'Arena, Padua
Homage of a Simple Man. Fresco. St. Francis, Upper Church, Assisi, Italy.1295-1300.Giotto1300St. Francis, Upper Church, Assisi, Italy.
St. Francis Giving His Cloak to a Poor Man.Giotto1295St. Francis, Upper Church, Assisi, Italy
The Expulsion of the Demons from Arezzo. (Detail)Giotto1295St. Francis, Upper Church, Assisi, Italy
Confirmation of the Rule.Giotto1319Bardi Chapel, Church of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy.
The Vision of the Chariot of Fire.Giotto1295Fresco. St. Francis, Upper Church, Assisi, Italy.
Lamentation Giotto di Bondone.Giotto1305Arena Chapel
Adoration of the Magi.Leonardo da Vinci1481Uffizi, Florence
Head Measured, and Horsemen.Leonardo da Vinci1490Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
Madonna of the Yarnwinder.Leonardo da Vinci1501Private collection
Mona Lisa (La Gioconda).Leonardo da Vinci1503The Louvre, France.
St. John the Baptist.Leonardo da Vinci1513Louvre, Paris, France
Woman with an Ermine.Leonardo da Vinci1483Czartoryski Museum, Cracow, Poland
Famille de saltimbanques (Les bateleurs).Pablo Picasso1905The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe (Manet).Pablo Picasso1961Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco, USA
Mother and Child.Pablo Picasso1921The Alex L. Hillman Family Foundation, New York, NY, USA
Night Fishing at Antibes.Pablo Picasso1939. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.
Three musicians.Pablo Picasso1921The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.
Weeping Woman.Pablo Picasso1937Penrose collection, London, UK
Guernica.Pablo Picasso1937Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Les Demoiselles D'avignon.Pablo Picasso1907The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA
The Execution of the Defenders of Madrid.Francisco Goya1814Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Scene of Bullfight.Francisco Goya1824Private collection.
The Clothed Maja (La Maja Vestida). (Detail)Francisco Goya1800Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
The Parasol.Francisco Goya1777Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
The Snowstorm.Francisco Goya1786Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Wheat Field with Crows.Vincent van Gogh1890Van Gogh Museum, The Netherlands
Olive Trees with the Alpilles.Vincent van Gogh1889 Museum of Modern Art, New York
Drawbridge with Carriage.Vincent van Gogh1888Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo
The Starry Night.Vincent van Gogh1889The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Potato-Eaters.Vincent van Gogh1885Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum
Vincent's House in Arles (The Yellow House).Vincent van Gogh1888Van Gogh Museum, The Netherlands
Japonaiserie: Plum tree in Bloom (after Hiroshige).Vincent van Gogh1887Vincent van Gogh Foundation, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The Bois de Boulogne with People Walking, Paris.Vincent van Gogh1886Private collection
Horsemen on the Beach.Paul Gauguin1902Stavros Niarchos collection
Les Parau Parau (Conversation).Paul Gauguin1891The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
Tahitian Women (On the Beach).Paul Gauguin1891Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
The Four Breton Girls.Paul Gauguin1886Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Women from Arles in the Public Garden.Paul Gauguin1888Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
The Birth of Venus.Sandro Botticelli1485Uffizi, Florence, Italy
The Birth of Venus (detail).Sandro Botticelli1485Uffizi, Florence, Italy
Primavera (The Allegory of Spring ) (detail).Sandro Botticelli1482Uffizi, Florence
Portrait of a Man with the Medal of Cosmo the Elder.Sandro Botticelli1474Uffizi, Florence, Italy
Primavera (The Allegory of Spring ).Sandro Botticelli1482Uffizi, Florence, Italy
The Stone Operation.Hieronymus Bosch1475Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Centre panel of the Garden of Earthly Delights.Hieronymus Bosch1485Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Garden of Earthly Delights, right panel detail.Hieronymus Bosch1485Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
The Haywain. (central panel)Hieronymus Bosch1485Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
The Wayfarer.Hieronymus Bosch1500Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial, Spain
Adoration of the Magi.Hieronymus Bosch1480Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Blue Poles Number 11.Jackson Pollock1952The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
The She-Wolf.Jackson Pollock1943The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Lavender Mist.Jackson Pollock1950National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Male and Female.Jackson Pollock1942Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Key.Jackson Pollock1946The Art Institute of Chicago
Beach with Telephone.Salvador Dali1938The Tate Gallery, London
Sleep.Salvador Dali1937Private collection
Soft Construction with Boiled Beans - Premonition of Civil War.Salvador Dali1936Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
The Burning Giraffe.Salvador Dali1937Kunstmuseum, Basel
The Persistence of MemorySalvador Dali1931Museum of Modern Art, New York

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