The History of Art And The Curious Lives of Famous Painters

100 Greatest Painters  Artists Alphabetically  Artists by Country  Artists by Century   Artists by Movement 

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    Art Movements, Eras and Periods 
Egyptian  Pre-Raphaelite 1840-1855
Greek Impressionism 1860-1895
Roman Symbolism  1860-1910
Byzantine 500-1450  Postimpressionism 1882-1915
Gothic 1150-1580  Pointillism  1885-1903
Romanesque 950-1250  Nabis 1890-1898
Milanese School,  Tonalism 1880-1920
Ferrara School,  Expressionism
Sienese School 1150-1550  Art Nouveau 1890-1920
Florentine School  Art Deco 1915-1940
Venetian School  Cubism 1905-1920
Early Renaissance  1350-1500  Surrealism 1924
High Renaissance 1450-1530  Futurism 1907-1944
Northern Renaissance 1350-1600  Dada 1915-1950
Mannerism  1510-1600  Abstract Expressionism 1945-1965
Baroque 1600-1750  
Rococo  1710-1790
Neoclassical 1740-1835
Romanticism 1750-1860
Hudson River School 1825-1880
Academic Classicism 1865-1920
Hudson River School  




The Meaning of Sacred Symbols in  Paintings. Most prominently featured  symbols and their meaning:

The  Serpent

Good Shepherd

Boats

Adam and Eve

Key

Wheat




Weapons

Virgin Mary

Christ

Trees

The Anchor

The Apostles

Satan

symbols

Sun and Moon

Chalice

Bell

The Cross



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Household Object

Fish

Spider

Architectural Elements

Fruit

Flowers

The Saints

Colors

Book

Birds

Angels

Insects

Animals

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“All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril.”  - Oscar Wilde