Category Archives: Artists

Name the Artist Quiz

Name the Artist Joseph Being Sold to Potiphar. 1516-1517. Oil on wood. 58 x 50 cm. Private collection, on permanent loan to the National Gallery, London, UK 1 Madonna Litta. c. 1490. Oil on panel, transferred to canvas. The Hermitage, … Continue reading

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Name the Artist Quiz

Name the Artist   The Stolen Kiss. Oil on canvas. 45 x 55 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. 1   Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. 1907. Oil on canvas. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA 2   The … Continue reading

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Edgar Degas – The Millinery Shop

 Edgar Degas – The Millinery Shop, 1885, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Edgar Degas ( July 19,  1834 – September 27, 1917), born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas , was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and … Continue reading

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Piet Mondrian – Self Portrait

Piet Mondrian Self-Portrait 1918 Oil on canvas 88x77cm Gemeentemuseum, The Hague Pieter Cornelis “Piet” Mondriaan, after 1912 Mondrian (March 7, 1872 – February 1, 1944), was a Dutch painter. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement … Continue reading

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René Magritte – Hegel’s Holiday

René Magritte. Hegel’s Holiday. 1958. Oil on canvas. 61 x 50 cm. Private collection. René Magritte ( November 21, 1898 –  August, 15, 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. … Continue reading

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Joseph Wright of Derby – Three Persons Viewing the Gladiator by Candlelight

Joseph Wright of Derby. Three Persons Viewing the Gladiator by Candlelight. exhibited 1765. Oil on canvas. 101.6 x 121.9 cm. Private collection. Joseph Wright (September 3, 1734 – August 29, 1797), styled Wright of Derby, was an English landscape and portrait painter. … Continue reading

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Alphonse Mucha

Alphonse (Alfons) Mucha (1860-1939) was a prolific Moravian painter of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries and a key figure in the Art Nouveau movement. His style of painting influenced an entire generation of painters, graphic artists, draughtsmen and … Continue reading

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