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Famous Paintings eBook 2017

Famous Art Museums: Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Famous Paintings: Lady with an Ermine

Famous Painters: Clara Peeters

Famous Paintings to Start the Art History School Year

Famous Painters: Edgar Degas

Famous Painters: Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun

Famous Paintings: Oedipus and the Sphinx

Vincent van Gogh Paintings: Three Pairs of Shoes

Monet Paintings at the Marmottan Monet Museum

Monet Paintings: Impression, Sunrise

Famous Painters: Gustave Caillebotte

James Abbott McNeill Whistler: Whistler's Mother

10 Famous Paintings at the Whitney Museum

Jacob Lawrence Paintings: The Migration Series

Frans Hals: Portrait of a Preacher

10 Famous Paintings in the Prado Museum

Paul Cezanne Paintings: The Red Dress Series

Madame Cezanne Paintings

Famous Paintings: View Of Toledo

Goya Paintings: Duchess of Alba

Goya Paintings: Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta

Famous Paintings: Blind Man's Buff

Famous Painters: Diego Velazquez

Famous Paintings: Garden of Earthly Delights

Famous Paintings: Smoke of Ambergris

20 Louvre Paintings Not to Miss

More Vermeer Paintings?

Famous Paintings: The Fighting Temeraire

Famous Painters: Max Beckmann

Audubon Prints at the New York Historical Society

Modern Art in Nazi Germany

Famous Painters: Horace Pippin

Famous Painters: Piero della Francesca

The Value of Learning Art History

Velazquez Paintings: Pope Innocent X

Caravaggio Paintings at the Villa Borghese

Art Shows: The Armory Show at 100

Edvard Munch: The Scream

Dutch Painters at the Frick

Famous Painters: Francisco de Goya

Famous Painters: Juan Sanchez Cotan

Vincent van Gogh Paintings 1889-1890

Art History News

Vincent van Gogh Paintings Up To 1889

10 Famous Paintings in the Rijksmuseum

Art History Videos on YouTube

Dutch Painters from the Mauritshuis

Famous Painters: Frans Hals

Vermeer Paintings: Girl with a Pearl Earring

Andy Warhol Paintings: Mao

Famous Paintings at Art Institute of Chicago

Famous Paintings: Nighthawks

20 Cezanne Paintings

Caravaggio Paintings: St. Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy

Famous Paintings: The Blue Boy

Portrait Painters: Anders Zorn

Color Field Painting

Famous Paintings: El Jaleo

Japanese Woodblock Prints: Great Wave

Famous Paintings: Mona Lisa

Famous Painters: El Greco

Famous Paintings: Isenheim Altarpiece

Famous Paintings: The Kiss and Adele Bloch-Bauer

Matisse Paintings: The Yellow Dress

Famous Paintings: Duccio's Maesta

Matisse Paintings: In Search of True Painting

Medieval Art: Book of Kells

Byzantine Art: San Vitale Mosaics

The Terracotta Warriors

van Gogh Paintings: Patience Escalier

Titian Paintings and Portraits

6 Reasons Art History Isn't Dull

Rubens Paintings in the U.S.

Famous Painters: Richard Diebenkorn

Famous Paintings: Girl Before a Mirror

Survey of Famous Painters

Famous Painters: Ingres

Famous Paintings: Sistine Madonna

Louvre Paintings

Famous Paintings and the Steins

Art History Snippets

Rembrandt Paintings in the Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt Paintings: Night Watch

Famous Painters: Angelica Kauffmann

Ghent Altarpiece Examined

Survey of Female Painters

Art History Welcomes Robert Seldon Duncanson

Famous Painters: Henry Ossawa Tanner

Survey of Renaissance Paintings

Famous Paintings: Woman I

Famous Paintings by de Kooning: 1946-1950

de Kooning Paintings

Famous Paintings: Primavera

Leonardo da Vinci Paintings at the National Gallery

40 Famous Paintings in Washington, DC Art Museums

Vermeer Paintings: Girl with the Red Hat

Art History Outside Europe

Famous Paintings: Starry Night

Famous Paintings: Cezanne Bathers

Famous Painters: More Manet

Famous Painters: Edouard Manet

Michelangelo Paintings Anew?

Leonardo da Vinci Painting Authenticated

More Famous Paintings of Berthe Morisot

Famous Paintings of Berthe Morisot

Famous Paintings in the Louvre ebook

Matisse, Modern Art, and The Cone Collection

Female Painters: Sofonisba Anguissola

Top Art History Blog Posts

African Art and Bocio

More Famous Artwork at Albright-Knox

Female Painters: Paula Modersohn-Becker

Famous Paintings: Marilyn Diptych and Gold Marilyn

Famous Paintings: Cezanne's Card Players

Famous Paintings: Paul Revere

Art History on YouTube

Caravaggio, Fashion, and Art History

Most Controversial Paintings in Art History

Famous Painters: Judith Leyster

Art History Superlatives

Famous Paintings: Portrait of a Noblewoman

Famous Paintings: Liberty Leading the People, 1830

Art History Beyond Europe: African Mask

Famous Paintings: Man with a Glove

Teaching Art History Beyond Europe

Art History Beyond Europe: Coatlicue

Famous Paintings: The Four Apostles

Art History Beyond Europe

Famous Paintings: Three Philosophers

Famous Paintings: Dead Christ

Velazquez Paintings: Juan de Pareja

Famous Paintings: Red Studio

More Michelangelo Paintings?

More Matisse Paintings

Famous Painters: Georgia O'Keeffe

Famous Paintings: Family of Charles IV

Famous Paintings: The Third of May 1808

Famous Paintings by Matisse

Famous Paintings by Leonardo da Vinci

Picasso Paintings: Las Meninas

Famous Painters Rule U. K. Best Artists List!

More Famous Paintings by van Gogh

Famous Paintings by van Gogh at the Hermitage

Caravaggio Painting Recovered!

More Famous Paintings by Michelangelo?

Art Paintings in Washington, D.C.

Art Paintings by Caravaggio: 1600-06

Art History Books from AP Art History Teachers

More Caravaggio Paintings

Caravaggio Paintings

Famous Paintings by Picasso

Female Artists: Artemisia Gentileschi's Later Life

Female Artists: Artemisia Gentileschi

Female Artists: Frida Kahlo

Famous Paintings by Caravaggio

Can You Name the Five Most Famous Paintings?

Vincent van Gogh Paintings: "The Potato Eaters"

Famous Artwork: The Adoration of the Lamb

Famous Artwork: Ghent Altarpiece

Masterpiece Paintings and More

Art Paintings to See at the National Gallery

Famous Paintings: Bacchus and Ariadne

Famous Paintings: The Battle of San Romano

Famous Paintings: Arnolfini Portrait

Famous Paintings: The Virgin and Child with St. Anne

Famous Artwork: Leonardo Masterpiece?

Famous Paintings by Jacques Louis David

Famous Paintings: Cave Paintings in Spain and France

Famous Paintings: "Waterlilies" and "The Kitchen Maid"

Famous Paintings: Venus and Adonis

Identify Art Paintings... and Feed the Poor

Famous Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum

Famous Paintings: “Aristotle with a Bust of Homer”

Famous Art Paintings: Madame X

Famous Paintings: Portrait of Gertrude Stein

Famous Paintings: Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845

Famous Painters: Andy Warhol

Michelangelo Paintings

Famous Painters: Frans Hals and The Laughing Cavalier

Famous Paintings: Titian Paintings

Famous Paintings: Plowing in the Nivernais

Famous Paintings: The Allegory of Painting

Famous Paintings: Rape of Europa

Famous Paintings Review using Masterpiece Cards

Art Appreciation is a Gender Issue?

Staycation: Famous Paintings in Boston!

World Famous Paintings: Can You Name Them?

Famous Paintings at the Louvre Museum

Famous Paintings: "The Christening Feast"

Famous Paintings: "The Assumption of the Virgin"

AP Art History Lesson Plan Using Masterpiece Cards

Famous Paintings: St. Luke Drawing the Virgin

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Famous Painters Blogroll

Anguissola, Three Sisters Playing Chess and Phillip II of Spain

Beckmann, Blind Man's Buff

Beckmann, Departure; Self-Portrait in Tuxedo; Sinking of Titanic

Bingham, Fur Traders Descending the Missouri

BonheurPlowing in the Nivernais

Bonheur, The Horse Fair

Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights

Botticelli, Primavera

Caillebotte, Gustave, The Floor Scrapers; The House Painters; Pont de l'Europe; Paris Street, Rainy Day; Fruit Displayed on a Stand

Caravaggio, Fashion and Art History

CaravaggioConversion of St. Paul

Caravaggio, Young, Sick Bacchus and Basket of Fruit

Caravaggio, Cardsharps and Fortune Teller

Caravaggio, St. Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy

Caravaggio, Taking of Christ (Kiss of Judas)

Caravaggio Paintings at the Villa Borghese

Cave Paintings

Cezanne, Bathers 

Cezanne, Card Players

Cezanne, Madame Cezanne Paintings

Cezanne, Most Famous Paintings

Cezanne, Red Dress series

Copley, Paul Revere

David, Death of Marat 

David, Death of Socrates

David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps

de Kooning, Retrospective at MoMA (Part I)

de Kooning,Excavation and Painting, 1948 

de KooningWoman I

Degas, The Bellilli Family, The Dance Class, In a Cafe (Absinthe Drinker)

Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People  

Diebenkorn, The Ocean Park Series

Duncanson, Robert Seldon.  Art History Welcomes Duncanson 

Durer, The Four Apostles

El Greco, Burial of Count Orgaz

El Greco, View of Toledo

FontanaPortrait of a Noblewoman

Frankenthaler, Color Field Painting and Mountains and Sea

Gainsborough, The Blue Boy

Gentileschi, Artemisia.  Judith Beheading Holofernes

Gentileschi, Artemisia.  Self-Portrait as an Allegory of Painting 

Ghent Altarpiece.  

GiorgioneThree Philosophers 

Goya, Duchess of Alba

Goya, Family of Charles IV

Goya, Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta

Goya, The Third of May 1808 

Goya, Duchess of Alba; Saturn Devouring his Son; Two Old Men; Half-Submerged Dog; Black Paintings

Grunewald, Isenheim Altarpiece

Hals, Banquet of the Officers of the St. George Civic Guard

Hals, The Laughing Cavalier

Hals, Regents of St. Elizabeth's Hospital

Hopper, Nighthawks

Ingres, Grande Odalisque and Portrait of Madame Moissetier

Ingres, Oedipus and the Sphinx

Isenheim Altarpiece

Kahlo, Renowned Frida Kahlo Paintings.  

Angelica Kauffmann.  Self-Portrait Torn Between Music and Painting and David Garrick.  

Klimt, The Kiss and Adele Bloch-Bauer

Lawrence, Great Migration Series

Leonardo, Lady with an Ermine

Leonardo, Painter at the Court of Milan, National Gallery, London 

Leonardo, La Bella Principessa 

Leonardo, New Mona Lisa

Leonardo, Benois Madonna and Madonna Litta 

Leonardo, Savior of the World(Salvator Mundi) 

Leonardo, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne

Leyster, Famous Female Painters

20 Louvre Paintings not to Miss 

ManetA Bar at the Folies-Bergere

Manet, Luncheon in the Studio

Manet, The Old Musician

Manet, Street Singer

MantegnaDead Christ

Matisse Paintings, In Search of True Painting

Matisse, The DanceThe Music

Matisse, The Cone Collection

Matisse, The Red Studio

Matisse, The Yellow Dress

Michelangelo, Crucifixion with the Madonna

Michelangelo, Famous Paintings

Michelangelo, La Pieta with Two Angels (latest attribution?)

Michelangelo, St. John the Baptist Bearing Witness

Modersohn-Becker, Famous Female Painters

Monet, Impression, Sunrise

Monet, Nymphaes, Le Pont de l'Europe

Monet Paintings at the Marmottan Monet Museum

Monet, Waterlilies

Morisot, Famous Paintings

MorisotMore Famous Paintings

Munch, The Scream

O'Keeffe, Jack in the Pulpit

Peeters, Clara

Picasso, Girl Before a Mirror

Picasso, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

Picasso, Portrait of Gertrude Stein

Picasso, Las Meninas

Piero della Francesca, The Baptism of Christ

Pippin, Domino Players and Cabin in the Cotton

Poussin, Assumption of the Virgin

Raphael, Sistine Madonna

Rembrandt, Aristotle with a Bust of Homer 

Rembrandt, Night Watch

Rembrandt paintings at Frick Show

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait at an Early AgeJeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem, The Jewish Bride

Rembrandt, The Syndics of the Amsterdam Drapers' Guild

Rubens, Venus and Adonis

Sanchez Cotan, Spanish Still-life

Sargent, El Jaleo

Sargent, Madame X

Sargent, Smoke of Ambergris

Steen, The Christening Feast 

Steen paintings at Frick Show

Tanner, The Banjo Lesson and The Thankful Poor

Titian, Assumption of the Virgin

Titian, Bacchus and Ariadne

Titian, Man with a Glove

Titian, Nymph and Shepherd, Allegory of Prudence, Jacopa Strada, St. Jerome, Slaying of Marysas

Titian, Rape of Europa

Turner, J. M. W, The Fighting Temeraire

Uccello, Battle of San Romano

van der Weyden, St. Luke Drawing the Virgin

van Eyck, Arnolfini Portrait

van Eyck, Adoration of the Lamb

van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece

van Gogh, The Potato Eaters

van GoghMemory of Garden at Etten; Tatched Cottages; White House

van Gogh,  Portrait of Madam Trabuc; Morning: Going Out

van Gogh, Starry Night

van Gogh, Three Pairs of Shoes

Vincent van Gogh paintings up to 1889

Vincent van Gogh paintings, 1888-1890

Vigee-LeBrun, Marie Antoinette and Her Children, Self Portrait, Self-Portrait with Julie

Velazquez, Juan de Pareja

Velazquez, Pope Innocent X

Velazquez, Overview of Famous Paintings

Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring

Vermeer, Saint Praxedis

Vermeer, The Kitchen Maid

Vermeer, The Allegory of Painting

VermeerGirl with the Red Hat

Vigee-LeBrun, Marie Antoinette and Her ChildrenSelf PortraitSelf-Portrait with Julie

Warhol, Campbell's Soup Cans

Warhol, Marilyn Diptych and Gold Marilyn 

Warhol, Mao 

Whistler, Whistler's Mother

Anders Zorn

Famous Paintings by Art Museums

Learn about famous paintings to see in these art museums:

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY). One of those intimate, small art museums with a stellar collectionExplore famous paintings at the Albright-Knox. 

Art Institute of Chicago: Plan to see these famous paintings at the Art Institute -- and download an ebook about them.

Louvre Museum, (Paris): one of the largest art museums in the world! Know which Louvre paintings not to miss in this sortable ebook. 

Mauritshuis Museum: explore works by renowned Dutch painters

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City): download the ebook, Famous-Paintings-Metropolitan-Museum, to learn its must-see masterpieces. Or read the blog post, "Famous Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum". 

National Gallery (London): with 2300 famous paintings alone in its European painting section, discover highlights to see!  Art Paintings to See at the National Gallery.

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam): 10 famous paintings not to miss

Washington, D.C. Art Museums: Explore forty famous paintings in Washington, DC in this article.

Whitney Museum of American Art.  Don't miss these 10 famous paintings at the Whitney.

Most Popular Posts

Michelangelo PaintingsThe Torment of Saint Anthony; The Manchester Madonna;Holy Family (Doni Tondo); and Entombment

Cave Paintings: explore this prehistoric art in Spain and France.

Picasso's Las Meninas: 58 Picasso paintings inspired by Velazquez's Las Meninas

Ghent Altarpiece: the van Eyck masterpiece, one of the most famous artworks ever made. 

10 Famous Paintings at the Prado. Don't miss a one of these.

Survey of Renaissance Paintings: want to know what Renaissance paintings were all about? Start with 20 of its most famous painters in this sweeping survey! 

Discover more of readers' favorite art history blog posts. 

Female Artists

While we long for the time when artists are artists and genderless, that time isn't yet here.

These are a few of the female artists who've left lasting legacies in the history of painting:

Sofonisba AnguissolaThree Sisters Playing ChessPhillip II of Spain

Rosa Bonheur.  Plowing in the Nivernais.  Horse Fair.

Lavinia Fontana. Portrait of a Noblewoman.

Helen Frankenthaler. Color Field Painting and Mountains and Sea. 

Artemisia Gentileschi.  Judith Beheading Holofernes.  Self-Portrait as an Allegory of Painting.

Frida Kahlo.  Frida and Diego Rivera.  The Two Fridas.  The Love Embrace of the Universe. 

Angelica Kauffmann.  Self-Portrait Torn Between Music and Painting.  David Garrick.

Elisabeth Vigee-LeBrun.  Self-Portrait; Marie Antoinette and Her Children; Self-Portrait with Julie

Judith Leyster.  Self-Portrait.  The Proposition. 

Paula Modersohn-Becker. Self-Portrait with an Amber Necklace. Still Life with Goldfish. 

Berthe Morisot.  Refuge in Normandy.  The Cradle. 

Georgia O'Keeffe. Jack in the Pulpit Series. 

Survey of Female Artists

Art History Beyond Europe

A few forays into art outside Europe:

African Art and Bocio

African Mask of Idia


Japanese Woodblock Prints: The Great Wave

The Terracotta Warriors