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A List of The Most Important Masterpieces in Western Art History

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A List of The 50 Greatest Paintings in the History of Art.

 The Ninth Wave  c.1850 Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817-1900) Russian, Academic

 The Annunciation c.1432 Fra Angelico (1395 - 1455)  Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance

 

 The Last Judgement c. 1505 Hieronymus Bosch (1453 - 1516) Dutch, Northern Renaissance

 

 

 Garden of Earthly Delights c.1500 Hieronymus Bosch (1453 - 1516) Dutch, Northern Renaissance

 

 

 The Birth of Venus c.1486 Alessandro Botticelli (1445 - 1510) Italian, Florentine, Renaissance

 

The Tower of Babel c.1563  Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525 - 1569) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

 

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus c. 1558 Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525 - 1569) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

 Boy Bitten by a Lizard. c.1594 Caravaggio (1573 - 1610) Italian, Baroque

 

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 Les grandes baigneuses, c 1900 Paul Cézanne (1839 - 1906) French, Post-Impressionist

 

 

 Deposition from the Cross c.1525 Antonio Allegri da Correggio (1489 – 1534) Italian, Renaissance

 

 

 

 The Desperate Man c. 1845 Gustave Courbet (1819 - 1877) French, Realist

 Adam and Eve c. 1533 Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 - 1553) German, Northern Renaissance

 

 

 Virgin and Child c.1340 Bernardo Daddi (1290-1348) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance

 

 

 

 

The Death of Marat French c.1793  Jacques-Louis David (1748 - 1824) French, Neoclassical

 

 

 

The Gross Clinic c.1875 Thomas Eakins (1844 - 1916) American, Realist

 

 

The Resurrection, 1460   Piero della Francesca (1422-1492) Italian, Renaissance

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Dante Illuminating Florence with his Poem c.1465  Domenico Di Michelino, (1417  - 1491) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance

 

 

 War Cripples c.1920 Otto Dix (1891 - 1969) German, Expressionist

 

 

 Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 c. 1920 Marcel Duchamp (1887- 1968)  French Dadaist

 

 Self-Portrait at 26 c.1498 Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528)  German, Northern Renaissance

 

 

 Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels  Jean Fouquet (1420 - 1481)  French, Early Renaissance

 Mary, Countess Howe c.1763  Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788) English, Rococo

 

 

 

Vision after the Sermon; Jacob Wrestling with the Angel c. 1888 Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)  French, Post-Impressionist

 

The Yellow Christ c.1889 Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)  French, Post-Impressionist

 

 

 Sleeping Venus, 1501  Giorgione (1477-1510) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance

 

 

 The Tempest c.1508 Giorgione (1477-1510) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance

 

 

 The Lamentation of Christ c.1305 Giotto (1267 - 1337) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance

 

 

 The City c.1917 George Grosz (1893–1959) German Expressionist

 

 

 

 Suicide c.1916 George Grosz (1893–1959) German Expressionist

 

 

 

 

 

 Courtyard with Lunatics or Yard with Madmen c.1794 Francisco Goya (1746 - 1828) Spanish, Rococo

 

The Temptation of St. Anthony c.1513 Matthias Grünewald (1434-1494) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

 

 The Peaceable Kingdom c.1826 Edward Hicks (1780-1849)  American

 

 Wooded Landscape with Water Mill c.1662  Meindert Hobbema (1638-1709) Dutch, Baroque

The Ambassadors c.1533 Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) German, Northern Renaissance

 

 

Grande Odalisque c. 1814 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780 - 1867) French, Neoclassical

 

 

Fish Magic c. 1925  Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)  Swiss Expressionist

 

The Girlfriends c.1916   Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) Austrian, Art Nouveau

 

 

 Moulin Rouge c.1895 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 - 1897) French, Art Nouveau/Post-Impressionist

 

 

Allegory and Effects of Good and Bad Government Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290-1348) Italian, Sienese, Early Renaissance

 

 

 

The Fate of the Animals c. 1913 Franz Marc (1880 - 1916) German, Fauvist

 

Olympia c.1863 Édouard Manet (1832 - 1833) French, Impressionist

 

 

The Lamentation over the Dead Christ
c. 1490  Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) Italian, Renaissance

 

The Moneylender and His Wife c. 1514  Quentin Massys (1466–1530  Flemish, Northern Renaissance, Antwerp school

 

 

 

 

Allegory of Chastity c. 1475  Hans Memling (1434-1494) German, Flemish

 

 

Harlequin's Carnival c. 1925 Joan Miro (1893 - 1983) Spanish

 

 

 

Nude Sitting on a Divan c.1917 Amedeo Modigliani (1884 - 1920)  Italian, Expressionist
 

 

 

 

 Woman with a Parasol c. 1875 Claude Monet (1840 - 1926) French, Impressionist

 

 

 

 

 The Apparition c.1876 Gustave Moreau (1826 - 1898) French, Symbolist

 

 

 

 

 Baptism of Christ, 1568 Juan Fernandez Navarrete (1526-1579) Spanish, Mannerist

 

Leda and the Swan c. 1513 Pontormo  (1494-1557)  Italian, Mannerist

 

 The Cyclops c.1914 Odilon Redon (1840-1916) French, Symbolist

 Lady Lilith c. 1868 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882) English, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

The Sleeping Gypsy c.1897  Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) French

 

 

Daniel in the Lion's Den, c.1615 Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640) Flemish, Baroque

 

 

The Artists Wife c.1917   Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) Austrian, Expressionist

 Bathers at Asnieres, 1884  Georges Seurat (1859 - 1891) French, Pointillist

 

 

Finding of the Body of St Mark c. 1562  Tintoretto (1518 - 1594) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance

 

 Bacchus and Ariadne c.1525 Titian (1477 - 1576) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance

 

 

Ancient Italy Ovid Banished From Rome c. 1838 Joseph Mallord Turner (1775-1851) English

 

 Niagara Gorge 1891 John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) American, Tonalist

 

Self Portrait With a Sunflower 1633 Anthony van Dyck (1599 - 1641)  Flemish, Baroque

 

 

 

Adoration of the Mystic Lamb c. 1434 Jan van Eyck (1385 - 1441) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

Adoration of the Mystic Lamb c. 1434 Jan van Eyck (1385 - 1441) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

 

 

 

 

Girl with a Pearl Earring c. 1665  Jan Vermeer (1632 - 1675)  Dutch, Baroque

 

The Baptism of Christ, Andrea del Verrocchio c. 1475  Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-1488) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance

 

Portrait of Dr. Gachet, 1890 Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890)  Dutch, Post-Impressionist

 

 The Maids of Honor c. 1656 Diego Velazquez (1599 - 1660) Spanish, Baroque

 

 The Embarkation for Cythera Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684 - 1721) French, Rococo,

 

 

 

 

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