Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Promenade Woman with a Parasol by Monet

Woman with a Parasol—Madame Monet and Her son belongs to a series Monet paintings during 1875 to 1876. As a famous French landscape painter and a representative of Impression, Monet paid much attention to the landscape and light effect in … Continue reading

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What Role did Albrecht Durer Play in Germany and European Art?

Located beside the river of Frankfurt am Main, The German Stadel Museum will held an exhibition about "Durer—Germany's master" from Nov. 23, 2013 to Feb. 2, 2014. The exhibition has more than 280 works to show to the visitors the … Continue reading

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The Burning of the Houses of Parliament by Turner

On the evening October 16th 1834, the home of the Parliament of the United Kingdom--the Palace of Westminster accidentally caught a big fire and was almost destroyed in that conflagration. The fire first started from overheated chimney flues and quickly … Continue reading

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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is an oil painting made by Dutch painter Rembrandt in 1632, which is commissioned by the Amsterdam Guild of Surgeons for their Guild Room. Rembrandt painted it at the age of 26, and … Continue reading

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Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Hippolyte Delaroche

Napoleon Crossing the Alps is an oil painting on canvas by French artist Hippolyte Delaroche during 1848-1850. It depicts the portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte leading his army through the Alps on a mule in the spring of 1800 during the … Continue reading

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