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1 Many famous paintings arranged approximately in chronological order are presented. How many artists and paintings can you name? Many were taken from: http://www.madisonartshop.com/most-famous-paintings.html

2 The Arnolfini Wedding Jan van Eyck (1434)

3 The Birth of Venus Sandro Botticelli (1486)

4 The Last Supper Leonardo Da Vinci (1495- 1498)

5 Mona Lisa - Leonardo da Vinci (1503 -1519)

6 Michelangelo The Creation of Adam Sistene Chapel fresco (1512 )

7 De Nachtwacht is most popularly referred to in modern culture as The Night Watch - Rembrandt (van Rijn) 1640-1642

8 Johannes Vermeer - a Girl with a Pearl Earring. Completed circa 1665

9 The Blue Boy (c. 1770) is an oil painting byoil painting Thomas Gainsborough

10 The Third of May (1808) Francisco Goya

11 Whistler's Mother is the truncated name for James McNeill Whistler's very famous portrait originally known as Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother. (1871)

12 Pierre-Auguste Renoires Bal du Moulin de la Galette (1876)

13 Georges Seurat - A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. (1884-1886)

14 Claude Monet painted a series of 250 pieces known as Water Lilies between 1840 and 1926

15 Vincent van Gogh - Starry Night (1889)

16 Portrait de L'artiste Sans Barbe Although the title isn't very creative, Vincent van Gogh's Self- Portrait without Beard (1889)

17 Dancers in Blue Edgar Degas (1890)

18 The Card PlayersThe Card Players by Paul Cézanne (1893)Paul Cézanne

19 Mary Cassatt, The Bath (1893)

20 Edvard Munch, The Scream, circa 1893.

21 C.M. Coolidge painted 16 unforgettable images of Dogs Playing Poker (1903)

22 Henri Matisse Portrait of Madame Matisse (The green line) (1905)

23 Pablo Picasso's 1905 oil painting "At the Lapin Agile"

24 Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I Gustav Klimt (1907)

25 Gustav Klimt's, The Kiss (1908)

26 Marc Chagall - The Birthday (1915)

27 Pablo Picasso's, Three Musicians (1921)

28 Composition 8 Vasily Kandinsky (1923)

29 Georgia OKeefe - Red Poppy Oil on canvas (1927)

30 American Gothic, painted by Grant Wood in 1930

31 Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory (1931)

32 "Cargador de Flores," The Flower Carrier was painted by Diego Rivera in 1935

33 Pablo Picasso completed this most famous piece, Guernica, in 1937

34 Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940)

35 No. 5, 1948 painted by Jackson Pollock

36 Woman III by Willem de Kooning (1953)

37 Triple Self Portrait, Norman Rockwell (1960)

38 Andy Warhol - Campbell Soup (1962)

39 Rene Magrittees The Son of Man (1964)

40 Jean-Michel Basquiat, untitled (1981)

41 Please visit your local art museums. Hope you enjoyed this excursion through some of the worlds most famous paintings. If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. Pablo Picasso No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. Oscar Wilde True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. Albert Einstein An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision. James Whistler A picture is worth a thousand words. Napoleon Bonaparte Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. Thomas Merton The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. Aristotle


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