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    • The Tennis Court Oath, fragment of unfinished painting.

    • The Tennis Court Oath, fragment of unfinished painting.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Commemorations; Meetings; Oaths; Pledges of allegiance; Allegiance; Politics & government; Political issues; Political activity; Political strategies; Revolutions; Opposition (Political science); Economic &...

    • “Four fully painted heads stand out against the enormous expanse of white ground: the abbé Grégoire, the author of tracts in defence [defense] of Jews and Blacks; Mirabeau, the celebrated orator; Barnave, a jurist from Grenoble; and...
    • The Old Mill.

    • The Old Mill.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Architecture; Buildings; Mills; Water mills; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Walls; Roofs; Windows; Loading docks; Waterwheels; Streams; Bodies of water; Horses; Animals; Harnesses; Vehicles; Carts &...

    • "His work, though strong, feels soft and expresses a subtle abstract quality that embraces cubist elements." (caption, p.41)
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; History; Storytelling; Men; Women; Disfigured persons; Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Teeth; Hands; Gestures; Sitting; Standing; Nudes; Backs (Anatomy); Muscles; Punishment & torture; Violence; Ropes; Chains; Blood; Wounds...

    • Oil on heavy fabric, canvas; “ ‘My artwork is a process of storytelling—bringing and invoking the past and spirits and ancestors into people and environments. The society… has created an environment of mistrust… Everyone has to conform to...
    • Three Dancers in Yellow Skirts.

    • Three Dancers in Yellow Skirts.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Dance; Ballet; Dancers; Ballerinas; Ballet dancers; Backs (Anatomy); Costumes; Flowers; Standing; Eating & drinking; Drinking vessels; Artists' signatures

    • "Here is concerned with the dancers' preparations just before appearing on stage. [...] One of the dancers is seen from the back; another drinks from a glass; and a third adjusts the blue tulle flowers of her costume." (p.109)
    • Hospital at Saint-Remy.

    • Hospital at Saint-Remy.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Architecture; Buildings; Asylums; Mental institutions; Health & hygiene facilities; Health care facilities; Hospitals; Facades; Walls; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Windows; Shutters; Gardens; Parks;...

    • "The classical facade of the men's wing, depicted with yellow walls and green shutters [...] forms a low horizontal background. Diminuitive figures of men and women stroll through an unkempt park. But the real movement - indeed, the intense...
    • Field Workers.

    • Field Workers.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Men; Women; Adults; Children; Boys; Girls; Youth; Teenagers; Infants; Families; Spouses; Couples; Fathers; Mothers; Working class; Laborers; Agricultural laborers; People associated with manual labor; People associated...

    • Oil on masonite, n.d.
    • House by the Hill.

    • House by the Hill.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Residential facilities; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Walls; Windows; Shutters; Trees; Hills

    • Oil on burlap; "This expressive work of geometric shapes and contours represents a style of painting enjoyed by the artist up through the late 1930s." (caption, p.36)
    • The Spirit of the Dead Watches (Manao Tupapau).

    • The Spirit of the Dead Watches (Manao Tupapau).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Girls; Youth; Teenagers; Nudes; Backs (Anatomy); Fear; Ghosts; Women; Dead persons; Supernatural beings; Supernatural; Beds; Furniture; Bedsheets; Pillows

    • “In various letters and diary notes the artist has explained how the preoccupation with ethnological problems, with the symbolism of colors, and certain literary concepts participated in the genesis of this canvas: ‘I painted the nude of a...
    • Salome Dancing Before Herod.

    • Salome Dancing Before Herod.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Storytelling; Myths; Legends; Biblical events; Women; Dancers; Mothers; Fathers; Spouses; Couples; Families; Men; Rulers; Upper class; Older people; Executioners; Beards; Clothing & dress; Veils; Headgear; Jewelry;...

    • “Moreau has rendered Salome as an enchantress, the archetypal femme fatale who seduces Herod into performing her will. Moreau was very careful to avoid endowing the figure of Herod with any magisterial dignity but rather shows him as an old man,...
    • Portrait of George Washington.

    • Portrait of George Washington.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portraits; Portrait paintings; Men; Presidents; Politicians; Statesmen; Heads of state; Government officials; People associated with politics & government; Older people; Gestures; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress;...

    • “[…] Washington is placed in an elaborate setting equal to his importance. In the Grand Manner tradition of portraiture, his is before a velvet drapery swag and a classical column, both alluding to his high rank, and surrounded by the...
    • The Sower.

    • The Sower.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Croplands; Agriculture; Farming; Landscapes (Representations); Men; Adults; Working class; Laborers; Agricultural laborers; People associated with manual labor; People associated with agriculture; Walking; Gestures;...

    • "Though its exact date is unknown, the nature of the brushwork and general intensity of style suggest late 1888 or early 1889 while van Gogh was still in Arles, the village in Provence [...]. It may even have been executed after van Gogh...
    • The Cruelty of the Father.

    • The Cruelty of the Father.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Diptychs; Men; Women; Nudes; Nudism; Posing; Body parts; Feet; Breasts; Backs (Anatomy); Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Swimmers; Headgear; Swimming pools; Outdoor furniture; Furniture

    • Oil and acrylic on canvas. “Salle has cultivated a very urbane way of representing stereotypes, taken from the mass media and the world of art, which has affinities with Jasper Johns’ early classicism, such as the Target with Boxes. Parts of...
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