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Gestural Abstraction - Art History Definition
Abstract artworks that emphasize the process of or gesture in the creative act through various techniques of application, including dripping, smearing and flinging paint.

Eugene Boudin - Bio of French Impressionist Painter
Fellow Le Havre resident Eugene Boudin introduced Claude Monet to painting en plein air, one of the greatest influences on Monet's career as an Impressionist. Boudin participated in the first Impressionist exhibition and should be considered among the founders of the Impressionist movement.

History Painting or Sculpture - Definition
History Painting or Sculpture is a category in the old Academic tradition that places this subject matter far above all other subject matter in artmaking. History Painting was considered more important than portraiture, landscapes, still life, and genre painting. This academic system of evaluation no longer holds sway in art schools or art exhibitions.

Donatello Bio - Italian Early Renaissance Sculptor
A biographical profile of Donatello (1386-1466), Italian Early Renaissance sculptor.

Alma Thomas Bio - African American Color Field Artist
Alma Woolsey Thomas succeeded in two careers, first as a teacher and then as a major artist in the burgeoning Color Field movement. She studied with Jacob Kainen at American University at the age of fifty-five, which launched her transition from realism to abstraction. In 1972, she became the first African American woman artist accorded a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Maurice De Vlaminck - Artist Profile
A biographical profile of Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), French Fauvist painter, printmaker and writer.

The Story of Judith, Inspiration for Painters
A story in The Apocrypha about Judith, a Jewish widow,who killed Nebuchadnezzar's general Holofernes and saved her village Bethulia from annihilation

10 Favorite Fathers in Art
He's a wage earner, roof provider, shoe tier, ball thrower, story reader and all-around great guy. Fathers are credited with many things (often including creating the world) but, for my money, fathers usually don't get enough credit. What follows is my humble, reversed-order artistic salute to my favorite Super Hero: Dad.

Realism - Art History 101 Basics
Realism - Art History 101 Basics

Definition of Elements of Art
The elements of art are those components that one combines with principles of design to construct art.

The Lowbrow Movement in Art History
An artistic movement slowly gaining momentum that pokes fun at convention, and doesn't necessarily care if The Art World recognizes it.

Katsushika Hokusai - Biography of Artist
A biographical profile of Hokusai (1760-1849), Japanese painter, printmaker and draftsman.

Artists from the Italian Proto-Renaissance - A to F
An alphabetical list of visual artists from the Proto-Renaissance period (ca. 1100-ca. 1400) in Italy. This page covers surnames beginning with A through F.

Artists from the Italian Proto-Renaissance - A List of Pre-Renaissance Italian Artists - Names Beginning with G-O
An annotated alphabetical listing of visual artists from the Proto-Renaissance period (ca. 1100-ca. 1400) in Italy. This page covers artists whose surnames begin with the letters G through O. Page 2.

Artists from the Italian Proto-Renaissance - A List of Pre-Renaissance Italian Artists - Names Beginning with P-Z
An annotated alphabetical listing of visual artists from the Proto-Renaissance period (ca. 1100-ca. 1400) in Italy. This page covers artists whose surnames begin with the letters P through Z. Page 3.

Vincent van Gogh Timeline
A year-by-year chronology of the artist's life starting with his birth in 1853.

Picasso's Guitars and the Birth of Synthetic Cubism
A look at Picasso's Guitars, 1912-1914, an exhibition in 2011 of 85 pieces from 35 collections at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

The Birth of Synthetic Cubisim: Picasso's Guitars - Review of Picasso's Guitars, 1912-1914
A review of Picasso's Guitars, 1912-1914, an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, from February 13 to June 6, 2011, featuring 85 constructions and collages from 35 international collections. Page 2.

Louise Bourgeois - Biography of Artist
Louise Bourgeois was one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century, known for her Surrealism that anticipated Feminist art and issues.

Louise Bourgeois Bio - Second-Generation Surrealist Louise Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois was one of the most important American artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, known for her second-generation Surrealism that anticipated Feminist art and issues. Her husband, art historian Robert Goldwater, brought her from France to New York, where she met the American Abstract Artists Group of her generation. Page 2.

Joshua Johnson - Biography of American Portraitist
Joshua Johnson or Johnston was the first known African American professional portraitist, active in Maryland and Virginia from 1798 to around 1830.

Henry Ossawa Tanner - Biography and Art History
Henry Ossawa Tanner is the most famous and popular nineteenth-century African American artist in art history.

Mary Cassatt - Biography of American Impressionist Painter
Cassatt (1844-1926) was an American painter and printmaker working in Paris, best known for her tender portrayals of mothers with children.

Alfred Sisley Bio - English Impressionist Painter
The Englishman Alfred Sisley was born in Paris and met the entire Impressionist circle through his French connections. His father, William Sisley, was a wealthy businessman, who lost his fortune in 1870-71. Alfred Sisley spent most of adult life supporting his family through his art. He painted mostly landscapes in an orthodox Impressionist style, but did not earn the same fame and fortune of Monet, Renoir, Degas and Pissarro.

Marc Chagall Bio - Russian-Born French Painter
A biographical profile of Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Russian-born French painter, designer and lithographer.

Georgia O'Keefe - Profile of the Painter
A brief profile of Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American painter.

Winslow Homer Bio - American Painter and Illustrator
A biographical profile of Winslow Homer (1836-1910), American painter and illustrator.

Art History Catalogues Explained
An explanation of the different types of catalogues in art history - Auction, Collection, Exhibition and Catalogues Raisonne.

Jean Arp - Biography of Dada Artist
Learn more about Jean Arp (1886-1966), a German-born French sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet.

Friedensreich Hundertwasser - Biography of Austrian Painter
A biographical profile of Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000), Austrian painter, printmaker, designer, writer and activist.

Tezuka Osamu - Biography of Anime and Manga Artist
The Japanese artist (1928-1989) created more than 700 manga series with about 170,000 pages of drawings, and 200,000 pages of anime storyboards and scripts.

Abstract Expressionism (1940s - Present) - Art History
Abstract Expressionism or. Art History.

The Fourth Dimension - Definition in Art History
The Fourth Dimension refers to time among the other dimensions: length, width and depth, or it refers to the mental processes, such as perceiving and feeling.

Joan Miro Biography - Spanish Surrealism Artist
A biographical profile of Joan Miró (1893-1983), Spanish Surrealist painter, sculptor, printmaker and decorative artist.

Biography of French Naive Painter Henri Rousseau
A biographical profile of Henri Rousseau, also known as 'Le Douanier.'

Minimalism or Minimal Art - Mid-1960s to the Present
Minimalism or Minimal Art is a form of abstraction that pares its forms down to the simplest and most elemental shapes. Often the surfaces are monochromatic. Barbara Rose in her landmark article

Art History: Difference Between Era, Period and Movement
An era is usually long: the Baroque Era lasted 200 years. A movement describes a group of artists who banded together. A period is more slippery.

An In-Depth Look at Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth
Andrew Wyeth painted this in 1948. His father, N. C. Wyeth, had been killed at a railway crossing just three years earlier, and Andrew's work underwent a significant change after the loss. His palette became muted, his landscapes barren and his figures--if present--seemed plaintive. Christina's World epitomizes these traits.

What Is Cubism?
Cubism art rebelled against Renaissance one-point perspective and illusionism through an emphasis on geometricity, simultaneity, and passage. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque pioneered Cubism's ideas and style.

Post-Impressionism (1880s-1900s) - Art History Period
Post Impressionist artists' work comes directly out of the Impressionism or was inspired by the Impressionist movement, but pushes one aspect of the Impressionism to an extreme.

Artists Who Were Killed by the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Of the millions of people felled worldwide by the 1918

Sticky Words List - Art History Words that Describe Sticking Together
A list of art terms that apply to sticking media together, either with glue, editing or otherwise. These words are collage, papier colle, photocollage, photomontage, montage, decoupage, decollage and decoupe - better known as cut-outs.

Raphael: A Chronology of the Renaissance Painter's Life
A chronological timeline of Raffaello Sanzio's life, year by year, from his birth in 1483 to his death on April 6, 1520.

Bridget Riley Biography
Learn more about Bridget Riley (b. 1931), an English painter and printmaker best known for her Op Art pieces.

Color Field Painting: Art History Basics
Color Field Painting is a branch of Abstract Expressionism that concentrates on colorful shapes and expanses of color which emphasize the literal flatness of the canvas or paper.

American Painter Andrew Wyeth - Biography
A biographical profile of Andrew Wyeth, American painter.

Peter Paul Rubens Biography - His Early Life & Art
Learn more about Peter Paul Rubens, a Flemish Baroque painter well-known for his extravagant

Artists in 60 Seconds: Willem De Kooning
A biographical profile of Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Dutch-born American Abstract Expressionist painter.

Jasper Johns - American Painter and Sculptor
A biographical profile of Jasper Johns (b. 1930), American painter, sculptor and printmaker.

Grandma Moses - Bio of American Folk Artist Anna Mary Moses
A biographical profile of Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson Moses; 1860-1961), American Folk artist.

Art History Definition: Montage
Montage is a collection of whole or partial images, either static or as a film/video, usually of easily recogniable people, places or things, which together offers specific commentary or an artistic vision.

Impressionism 101 - Information Images and History of the Impressionism Movement
Words alone cannot convey the singular influence Impressionism had on All Things Art afterwards. We can, however, look at the artists who developed it, their influences, those Modern artists who were influenced by Impressionism, facts and fictions, chronology, some excellent bibliographic resources and a bit of contemporary scuttlebutt from the mouths of those involved.

A List of French Impressionist Painters - About.com Art History
Famous French artists and painters and who were the trend setters of the notable Impressionism Art Movement during the mid-to-late 19th century.

Frida Kahlo - The Frame - ca 1937–38
Art History. Page 8.

Frida Kahlo - Frida and Diego Rivera - 1931
Art History. Page 2.

Frida Kahlo - Self-Portrait with Necklace - 1933
Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907-1954). Self-Portrait with Necklace, 1933. Oil on metal. 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (34.3 x 29.2 cm). The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art: Courtesy The Vergel Foundation; Muros; Costco / Comercial Mexicana. © 2007 Banco de México, Trustee of the Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust. Av. Cinco de Mayo No. 2, Col. Centro, Del. Cuauhtémoc 06059, México, D.F. Page 4.

Frida Kahlo - A Special Exhibition Image Gallery
This major exhibition contains more than 40 iconic Frida Kahlo paintings borrowed from over 30 private and museum collections around the globe, some of which have never before been publicly displayed.

Frida Kahlo - 'Henry Ford Hospital' (1932) - About.com
Also known as 'The Flying Bed' this is arguably the most painful self portrait that Frida Kahlo ever painted. Not only had she just suffered her second miscarriage, she was also beginning to realize that she could never carry a pregnancy to term. Page 3.

'The Scream' - A Painting by Edvard Munch - About.com
Edvard Munch painted 'The Scream' in 1895 but also created 3 other colored versions, as well as a black and white lithographic stone.

Leonardo da Vinci - The Madonna of the Carnation, ca 1478–80
Art History. Page 5.

Leonardo da Vinci - Madonna with a Flower - The Benois Madonna, ca 1479–81
Art History. Page 6.

Leonardo da Vinci - Madonna of the Rocks, ca 1483–86
Art History. Page 9.

Leonardo da Vinci - Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani - Lady with an Ermine, ca 1490–91
Art History. Page 12.

Leonardo da Vinci - The Virgin of the Rocks, 1495–1508
Art History. Page 14.

The Fight for the Standard, ca 1615–16 - Italian 16th-century copy after Leonardo da Vinci - The Battle of Anghiari - detail, 1505
Art History. Page 18.

Leonardo da Vinci Paintings and Artwork - About.com
Leonardo da Vinci's artwork, shown chronologically, as a painter. From his earliest 1470s efforts as an apprentice in Verrocchio's workshop, to his final painted piece, St. John the Baptist (1513-16).

Leonardo da Vinci Paintings and Artwork - About.com
Leonardo da Vinci's artwork, shown chronologically, as a painter. From his earliest 1470s efforts as an apprentice in Verrocchio's workshop, to his final painted piece, St. John the Baptist (1513-16).

Abstract Modern Art - A List of Definitions, Movements, Galleries and Reviews of Modern Abstract Art
A list of definitions, movements, galleries and reviews of Abstract Modern Art, including Abstract Expressionism, Color-Field Painting, Hard-Edge Painting, Post-Painterly Abstraction, Minimalism and Op Art.

Abstract Modern Art - A List of Definitions, Movements, Galleries and Reviews of Modern Abstract Art
A list of definitions, movements, galleries and reviews of Abstract Modern Art, including Abstract Expressionism, Color-Field Painting, Hard-Edge Painting, Post-Painterly Abstraction, Minimalism and Op Art.

Thomas Gainsborough Paintings - A List of Thomas Gainsborough Paintings on About.com Art History
Listed here are all of the works by painter Thomas Gainsborough (English, 1727-1788) available to view in high-resolution on the About.com Art History site. The annotated list is in chronological order for your convenience.

Paul Gauguin Timeline - A Chronology of Paul Gauguin's Life
A chronological timeline of Paul Gauguin's life, year by year, from his birth on June 7, 1848 to his death on May 8, 1903.

Paul Gauguin Timeline - A Chronology of Paul Gauguin's Life
A chronological timeline of Paul Gauguin's life, year by year, from his birth on June 7, 1848 to his death on May 8, 1903.

Paul Gauguin Timeline - A Chronology of Paul Gauguin's Life
A chronological timeline of Paul Gauguin's life, year by year, from his birth on June 7, 1848 to his death on May 8, 1903.

Paul Gauguin Timeline - A Chronology of Paul Gauguin's Life
A chronological timeline of Paul Gauguin's life, year by year, from his birth on June 7, 1848 to his death on May 8, 1903.

John James Audubon Biography
Learn more about John James Audubon (1785-1851), an American Naturalist illustrator and author.

Akira Toriyama Biography
Learn more about Akira Toriyama, the Japanese manga artist behind Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball.

The Sistine Madonna - An In-Depth Look at the Raphael Painting
She may be 500 years old, but the Sistine Madonna doesn't look a day over 18. How does she do it?

Definition of Fête Champêtre - Art History Glossary
Fête Champêtre Art History.

Keith Haring Bio - American Painter and Sculptor
A biographical profile of Keith Haring (1958-1990), American painter, sculptor and AIDS activist.

Cy Twombly Bio - American painter, draftsman, printmaker and sculptor
A biographical profile of Cy Twombly (1928-2011), American painter, draftsman, printmaker and sculptor.

Cecilia Beaux Bio - American Portrait Painter
A biographical profile of Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942), American portrait painter.

Constantin Brancusi Bio - Romanian Sculptor Constantin Brâncuşi
A biographical profile of Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957), Romanian sculptor.

C M Coolidge Bio - American Painter Cassius Marcellus 'Cash' Coolidge
A biographical profile of C. M. (Cassius Marcellus) Coolidge (1844-1934), American painter.

Guido Reni Bio - Italian Baroque Painter and Draftsman Guido 'Le Guide' Reni
A biographical profile of Guido Reni (

Quotes by Artist Willem de Kooning
Quotes on art, artists, friends, painting, old age and more from Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning (1904-1997).

Junk Art - Art History 101 Basics
Junk Art became an

Quotes by Artist Pablo Picasso
Quotes on art, artists, Cubism, painting, and more from Pablo Picasso.

Quotes by Artist Helen Frankenthaler
Quotes on art, artists, painting, taboo subjects, and more from the inventor of Color Field Painting, Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011).

Quotes by Artist René Magritte
René Magritte (1898-1967) dressed like a banker, painted at his dining room table, and had little to say about himself; he preferred to let his work take center stage without commentary. We, however, crave to hear him speak -- we seek glimpses into his mind -- in an attempt to understand his paintings. What precious gems did Magritte drop when he did talk? Read on.

Funk Art - Art History 101 Basics
Funk Art's heyday was in the mid- to late-1960s. Naturally, its beginnings were much earlier; the (very) late-1950s seem to be the point of origin. By the end of the 1970s, things were pretty much over as far as artistic movements go. To include all possibilities, we can say Funk Art was produced for no more than two decades -- and 15 years would be more realistic. It was fun while it lasted, but Funk did not have a long life.

Definition of Repoussé - Art History Glossary
Repoussé is a metal working technique that pushes the medium out, usually from the interior of a vessel, with repeated pounding of a mallet. Contempory artist Robert Lobe's signature technique for his sculptures of natural forms (trees, branches and boulder) enlists the repousse process with the aid of a pneumatic air compressor to stretch and tighten the metal.

Before You Buy Original Art on eBay
The old saw,

I see a "V" or an "M" in the Last Supper, don't you?
As with everything else surrounding the Last Supper, post-Da Vinci Code publication, the hidden letters are a matter of

Rembrandt Peale - James Monroe, 1817-25
Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860). James Monroe, 1817-25. Oil on canvas. 29 x 23 3/4 in. (73.7 x 60.3 cm). JM 76.206. James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, Fredericksburg, VA. Page 18.

Charles Willson Peale - Henry Clay, 1818
Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827). Henry Clay, 1818. Oil on canvas. 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm). Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection. 1896.7. © Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent. Page 19.

Charles Willson Peale - Andrew Jackson, 1819
Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827). Andrew Jackson, 1819. Oil on canvas. 28 x 22 3/8 in. (71.1 x 56.8 cm). Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Page 20.

Charles Bird King - Margaret Bayard Smith, 1829
Charles Bird King (American, 1785-1862). Margaret Bayard Smith, 1829? Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. (76.2cm x 63.5 cm). Gift of the artist. Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island. Page 21.

Karl Bodmer - Forest Scene on the Tobihanna - Alleghany Mountains, 1839
Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893). Forest Scene on the Tobihanna: Alleghany Mountains, 1839. Hand-colored aquatint. 12 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. (31.1 x 39.4 cm). Rare Books Division, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah. Page 22.

Dennis Malone Carter - Battle of New Orleans, 1856
Dennis Malone Carter (American, 1827-1881). Battle of New Orleans, 1856. Oil on canvas. 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. (46.4 x 62.2 cm). Acc. no. 1960.22. The Historic New Orleans Collection. Page 23.

Ferdinand Pettrich - Dying Tecumseh, 1856
Ferdinand Pettrich (American, 1798-1872). Dying Tecumseh, 1856. Marble. 36 3/8 x 77 1/4 x 52 3/4 in. (92.4 x 196.2 x 134 cm). 1916.8.1. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. Page 24.

John Archibald Woodside - We Owe Allegiance to No Crown, ca 1814
John Archibald Woodside (American, 1781-1852). We Owe Allegiance to No Crown, ca. 1814. Oil on canvas. 59 x 53 in. (149.9 x 134.6 cm). Nicholas S. West. Photograph © Nicholas S. West. Photography by Erik Arnesen. Page 16.

Gilbert Stuart - Commodore Thomas MacDonough, 1816
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Commodore Thomas MacDonough, 1816. Oil on wood. 28 9/16 x 23 1/16 in. (72.5 x 58.6 cm). Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1942.8.17. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Image courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington. Page 17.

Gilbert Stuart - Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, ca 1803
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, ca. 1803. Oil on canvas. 29 3/8 x 24 7/8 in. ( 74.6 x 63.2 cm). Gift of Frederic W. Stevens, 1908. 08.90 MMA. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY. Page 3.

Gilbert Stuart - James Madison, 1804
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). James Madison, 1804. Oil on canvas. 29 1/2 x 24 9/16 in. (74.9 x 62.4 cm). G1945-23. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Page 4.

Gilbert Stuart - Dolley Dandridge Payne Todd Madison, 1804
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Dolley Dandridge Payne Todd Madison, 1804. Oil on canvas. 29 3/16 x 24 1/8 in. (74.1 x 61.3 cm). 994.1737.1 WH. White House Historical Association (White House Collection). Page 5.

Gilbert Stuart - Thomas Jefferson, 1805
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Thomas Jefferson, 1805. Oil on mahogany panel. 26 1/8 x 21 in. (66.4cm x 53.3 cm). NPG.82.97. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, and Monticello, Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Page 6.

Mather Brown - Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, ca 1805
Mather Brown (American, active in England, 1761-1831). Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, ca. 1805. Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm). Paul Mellon Fund (B2010.5). Yale Center for British Art. Page 7.

Sir Thomas Lawrence - Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh), 1809-10
Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830). Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh), 1809-10. Oil on canvas. 29 1/4 x 24 1/4 in. (74.3 x 61.6 cm). Purchased, 1892. National Portrait Gallery, London. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Page 8.

E C Perry Photograph Co - Paul Jennings
E. C. Perry Photograph Co. Paul Jennings, n.d. Copy photograph. Sheet: 14 x 8 in. (35.6 x 20.3 cm). Sylvia Jennings Alexander. Page 9.

Rembrandt Peale - William Henry Harrison, ca 1813
Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860). William Henry Harrison, ca. 1813. Oil on canvas. 28 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 1 in. (72.4 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm). Gift of Mrs. Herbert Lee Pratt, Jr. NPG.75.27. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Page 10.

Thomas Whitcombe - 12 at Midnight - The Hibernia Attempting to Run the Comet Down, 1814
Thomas Whitcombe (British, ca. 1752/63-ca. 1824). 12 at Midnight; The Hibernia Attempting to Run the Comet Down, 1814. Oil on canvas. 31 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (80 x 54.6 cm). Mr. and Mrs. Drew Peslar. Page 11.

Thomas Birch - Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, ca 1814
Thomas Birch (American, b. England, 1779-1851). Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, ca. 1814. Oil on canvas. 66 x 96 1/2 in. (167.6 x 245.1 cm). Gift of Mrs. Charles H.A. Esling. 1912.15 PAFA. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Page 12.

John Bower - A View of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry, ca 1814
John Bower (American, fl. 1809-19). A View of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry, ca. 1814. Aquatint with hand coloring. Sheet: 14 x 18 3/4 in. (35.6 x 47.6 cm). I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library. Page 13.

William Charles - The Hartford Convention or LEAP NO LEAP, ca 1814
William Charles (American, b. Scotland, 1776-1820). The Hartford Convention or LEAP NO LEAP, ca. 1814. Etching and aquatint with watercolor. Plate: 9 3/4 x 14 3/16 in. (24.8 x 36 cm). Sheet: 11 1/8 x 16 in. (28.3 x 40.6 cm). Prints & Photographs Division. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Page 14.

William Rush - General Winfield Scott, ca 1814
William Rush (American, 1756-1833). General Winfield Scott, ca. 1814. Plaster. Object: 24 x 21 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (61 x 54.6 x 34.3 cm). Socle footprint: 21 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (54.6 x 34.3 cm). NPG.73.19. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Page 15.

Theodoor Rombouts - A Game of Cards, 1625-30
Theodoor Rombouts (Flemish, 1597-1637). A Game of Cards, 1625-30. Oil on canvas. 143 x 223. 5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 21.

Anthony van Dyck - Portrait of the Painter Cornelis Schut, 1628-36
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641). Portrait of the Painter Cornelis Schut, 1628-36. Black chalk, brown wash; incised along the contours. 23 x 18 cm. © State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 22.

Frans Snyders - Concert of Birds, 1630-50
Frans Snyders (Flemish, 1579-1657). Concert of Birds, 1630-50. Oil on canvas. 136.5 x 240 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 23.

Peter Paul Rubens - Mercurius Abituriens, 1634
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Mercurius Abituriens, 1634. Oil on panel. 76 x 79 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 24.

Cornelis de Vos - Self-portrait with his Wife, Susanna Cock, and Children, 1634
Cornelis de Vos (Flemish, 1584-1651). Self-portrait with his Wife, Susanna Cock, and Children, 1634. Oil on canvas. 185.5 x 221 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 25.

Peter Paul Rubens - Landscape with a Dam, ca 1635
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Landscape with a Dam, ca. 1635. Black chalk, gouache and tempera; laid down. 43.5 x 59 cm. © State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 26.

Gerard Seghers - Peter's Denial, ca 1620-24
Gerard Seghers (Flemish, 1591-1651). Peter's Denial, ca. 1620-24. Oil on canvas. 122.5 x 160.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 16.

Pauwel 'Paul' de Vos - Dogs Fighting, 1620-40
Pauwel (Paul) de Vos (Flemish, 1591/92 or 1595-1678). Dogs Fighting, 1620-40. Oil on canvas. 115.5 x 172.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 17.

Anthony van Dyck - Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox, 1621
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641). Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox, 1621. Oil on canvas. 122.5 x 117 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 18.

Peter Paul Rubens - Portrait of Charles de Longueval, 1621
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Portrait of Charles de Longueval, 1621. Oil on panel. 62 x 50 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 19.

Peter Paul Rubens - The Rubens Vase, before 1626
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). The Rubens Vase, before 1626. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk; laid down. 20.1 x 14.8 cm. © State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 20.

Frans Snyders and Jan Boeckhorst - Cook in the Larder, 1635-37
Frans Snyders (Flemish, 1579-1657) and Jan Boeckhorst (Flemish, 1604-1668). Cook in the Larder, 1635-37. Oil on canvas. 171 x 173 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 27.

Anthony van Dyck - Portrait of Sir Thomas Wharton, 1639
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641). Portrait of Sir Thomas Wharton, 1639. Oil on canvas. 217 x 128.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 28.

Jan Wildens and Hans Jordaens III - Christ on the Road to Emmaus, ca 1640
Jan Wildens (Flemish, 1586-1653) and Hans Jordaens III (Flemish, ca. 1595-1643). Christ on the Road to Emmaus, ca. 1640. Oil on canvas. 123 x 168 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 29.

David Teniers II - Duet, 1640-45
David Teniers II (Flemish, 1610-1690). Duet, 1640-45. Oil on canvas (transferred from panel in 1825). 24.7 х 19.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 30.

Frans Snyders - Fruit in a Bowl on a Red Cloth, 1640-50
Frans Snyders (Flemish, 1579-1657). Fruit in a Bowl on a Red Cloth, 1640-50. Oil on canvas (transferred from panel). 59.8 x 90.8 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 31.

Pauwel 'Paul' de Vos - Still Life with Dead Birds and a Lobster, 1640-60
Pauwel (Paul) de Vos (Flemish, 1591/92 or 1595-1678). Still Life with Dead Birds and a Lobster, 1640-60. Oil on canvas. 121 x 181 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 32.

Alexander Adriaenssen - Fish, 1643
Alexander Adriaenssen (Flemish, 1587-1661). Fish, 1643. Oil on canvas. 59.5 x 85 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 33.

David Teniers II - Group Portrait of the Oude Voetboog Guild on the Grote Markt, 1643
David Teniers II (Flemish, 1610-1690). Group Portrait of the Oude Voetboog Guild on the Grote Markt, 1643. Oil on canvas (transferred from canvas in 1871). 133 х 184.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 34.

Jacob Jordaens - Allegorical Family Portrait, 1650-55
Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, 1593-1678). Allegorical Family Portrait, 1650-55. Oil on canvas. 178.4 x 152.3 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 35.

Jacob Jordaens - Cleopatra's Feast, 1653
Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, 1593-1678). Cleopatra's Feast, 1653. Oil on canvas. 156.4 x 149.3 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 36.

Jan Fyt - Dead Game and Hunting Dog, 1655-60
Jan Fyt (Flemish, 1611-1661). Dead Game and Hunting Dog, 1655-60. Oil on canvas. 93.5 x 120 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 37.

Michiel Sweerts - Portrait of a Young Man, 1656
Michiel Sweerts (Flemish, 1618-1664) Portrait of a Young Man (Self-portrait?), 1656 Oil on canvas. 114 x 92 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 38.

1812 - A Nation Emerges - Picture Gallery from the Special Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
This exhibition tells the story of the war through objects and portraits of the major figures involved: Presidents, politicians, military officials from the US and England, Native American leaders, women, slaves, and more.

1812 - A Nation Emerges - Picture Gallery from the Special Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
This exhibition tells the story of the war through objects and portraits of the major figures involved: Presidents, politicians, military officials from the US and England, Native American leaders, women, slaves, and more.

Jacob Jordaens - Saints Paul and Barnabas at Lystra, ca 1616
Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, 1593-1678). Saints Paul and Barnabas at Lystra, ca. 1616. Oil on canvas. 149 x 253 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 10.

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) and Workshop - The Descent from the Cross, ca 1618
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) and workshop. The Descent from the Cross, ca. 1618. Oil on canvas. 297 x 200 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 11.

Jacob Jordaens and Andries Daniels - The Virgin and Child in a Garland of Flowers, ca 1618
Jacob Jordaens and Andries Daniels (Flemish, ca. 1580-after 1602). The Virgin and Child in a Garland of Flowers, ca. 1618. Oil on panel. 104 x 73.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. Page 12.

Peter Paul Rubens and Frans Snyders - The Union of Earth and Water - Scheldt and Antwerp, ca 1618-21
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) and Frans Snyders (Flemish, 1579-1657). The Union of Earth and Water (Scheldt and Antwerp), ca. 1618-21. Oil on canvas. 222.5 x 180.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 13.

Anthony van Dyck - Family Portrait, ca 1619
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641). Family Portrait, ca. 1619. Oil on canvas. 113.5 x 93.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 14.

Workshop of Peter Paul Rubens - The Adoration of the Magi, ca 1620
Workshop of Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1620. Oil on canvas. 235 x 277.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 15.

Jacob Jordaens - Self-portrait with Parents, Brothers and Sisters, ca 1615
Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, 1593-1678). Self-portrait with Parents, Brothers and Sisters, ca. 1615 (partially repainted 1635-45). Oil on canvas. 175 x 137.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 8.

Peter Paul Rubens - The Descent from the Cross, before 1612
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). The Descent from the Cross, before 1612. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over a black chalk sketch; laid down. 43.5 x 38 cm. © State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 5.

Peter Paul Rubens - Christ Wearing the Crown of Thorns - Ecce Homo, ca 1612
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) Christ Wearing the Crown of Thorns (Ecce Homo), ca. 1612 Oil on panel. 125.7 x 96 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 6.

Peter Paul Rubens and Workshop - Venus and Adonis, ca 1614
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) and workshop. Venus and Adonis, ca. 1614. Oil on panel. 83 x 90.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 7.

Peter Paul Rubens - Study of the Head of a Youth Looking Up, 1615-16
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Study of the Head of a Youth Looking Up, 1615-16. Charcoal and black chalk on grey paper; laid down. 34 x 27 cm. Page 9.

Hendrick van Balen and Jan Brueghel I, called Velvet Brueghel - Venus and Cupid, 1600
Hendrick van Balen (Flemish, 1575-1632) and Jan Brueghel I, called Velvet Brueghel (Flemish, 1568-1625) Venus and Cupid, 1600. Oil on canvas. 190 x 148 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.

Peter Paul Rubens - Bust of 'Seneca' in Profile, ca 1605
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Bust of 'Seneca' in Profile, ca. 1605. Black and white chalk on brownish-grey paper; laid down. 26.5 x 21.3 cm. © State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 2.

Jan Brueghel I, called Velvet Brueghel - Wooded Landscape - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1607
Jan Brueghel I, called Velvet Brueghel (Flemish, 1568–1625). Wooded Landscape (The Rest on the Flight into Egypt), 1607. Oil on panel. 51.5 x 91.5 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 3.

Abraham Janssens - Cephalus and Procris, 1610-20
Abraham Janssens (Flemish, 1575-1632). Cephalus and Procris, 1610-20. Oil on canvas. 112 x 165 cm. © State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Page 4.

Rubens, Van Dyke, and Jordaens - Flemish Painters from the Hermitage
Comprised of 75 paintings and some 20 drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, his pupil, Anthony van Dyck, and Jacob Jordaens. Select works by some of their well-known contemporaries are included, but the show's focus is on the three stars of the Antwerp School -- most particularly on Sir Peter Paul.

Rubens, Van Dyke, and Jordaens - Flemish Painters from the Hermitage
Comprised of 75 paintings and some 20 drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, his pupil, Anthony van Dyck, and Jacob Jordaens. Select works by some of their well-known contemporaries are included, but the show's focus is on the three stars of the Antwerp School -- most particularly on Sir Peter Paul.

Rubens, Van Dyke, and Jordaens - Flemish Painters from the Hermitage
Comprised of 75 paintings and some 20 drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, his pupil, Anthony van Dyck, and Jacob Jordaens. Select works by some of their well-known contemporaries are included, but the show's focus is on the three stars of the Antwerp School -- most particularly on Sir Peter Paul.

Rubens, Van Dyke, and Jordaens - Flemish Painters from the Hermitage
Comprised of 75 paintings and some 20 drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, his pupil, Anthony van Dyck, and Jacob Jordaens. Select works by some of their well-known contemporaries are included, but the show's focus is on the three stars of the Antwerp School -- most particularly on Sir Peter Paul.

René Magritte - The Pilgrim, 1966
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Pilgrim, 1966. Oil on canvas. 81 x 65 cm (31 7/8 x 25 9/16 in.). Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Ross Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 18.

René Magritte - The Annunciation, 1930
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Annunciation, 1930. Oil on canvas. 113.7 x 145.9 cm (44 3/4 x 57 7/16 in.). Tate Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 8.

René Magritte - The Future of Statues, 1937
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Future of Statues, 1937. Painted plaster. 33 x 16.5 x 20.3 cm (13 x 6 7/16 x 8 in.). Tate Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 9.

René Magritte - Representation, 1937
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Representation, 1937. Oil on canvas laid on plywood. 48.8 x 44.5 cm (19 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.). Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 10.

René Magritte - The Empire of Light, II, 1950
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Empire of Light, II, 1950. Oil on canvas. 78.8 x 99.1 cm (31 x 39 in.). Gift of D. and J. de Menil. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 13.

René Magritte - The Kiss, 1951
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Kiss, 1951. Oil on canvas. 59.2 x 77.2 cm. (23 5/16 x 30 3/8 in.). Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 14.

René Magritte - Personal Values, 1952
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Personal Values, 1952. Oil on canvas. 80.01 x 100.01 cm (31 1/2 x 39 3/8 in.). Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis. Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 15.

René Magritte - The Great Family, 1963
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Great Family, 1963. Oil on canvas. 100 x 81 cm (39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in.). Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Japan. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011 © VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 16.

René Magritte - Baucis' Landscape, 1966
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Baucis' Landscape, 1966. Oil on canvas. 55.6 x 45.7 cm (21 7/8 x 18 in.). The Menil Collection, Houston. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 17.

René Magritte - The Menaced Assassin, 1927
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Menaced Assassin, 1927. Oil on canvas. 150.4 x 195.2 cm (59 3/16 x 76 13/16 in.). Kay Sage Tanguy Fund. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 2.

René Magritte - The Night Owl, 1927-28
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Night Owl, 1927-28. Oil on canvas. 55 x 74 cm (21 5/8 x 29 1/8 in.). Folkwang Museum, Essen. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 3.

René Magritte - The Lovers, 1928
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Lovers, 1928. Oil on canvas. 54 x 73.4 cm (21 3/8 x 28 7/8 in.). Gift of Richard S. Zeisler. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 4.

René Magritte - Man with a Newspaper, 1928
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Man with a Newspaper, 1928. Oil on canvas. 115.6 x 81.3 cm (45 1/2 x 32 in.). Tate Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 5.

René Magritte - The Reckless Sleeper, 1928
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Reckless Sleeper, 1928. Oil on canvas. 116 x 81 x 2 cm (45 5/8 x 31 7/8 x 3/4 in.). Tate Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 6.

René Magritte - The Magic Mirror, 1929
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Magic Mirror, 1929. Oil on canvas. 73 x 54.5 cm (28 3/4 x 21 7/16 in.). Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 7.

René Magritte - The Pleasure Principle - Images From the Traveling Exhibition
Comprised of some 250 works, the show was presented by period in thirteen

René Magritte - The Pleasure Principle - Images From the Traveling Exhibition
Comprised of some 250 works, the show was presented by period in thirteen

René Magritte - The Face of Genius, 1926-27
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Face of Genius, 1926-27. Oil on canvas. 75 x 65 cm (29 1/2 x 25 9/16 in.). Musée d'Ixelles, Brüssel. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011.

René Magritte - The Spirit of Geometry, 1937
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The Spirit of Geometry, 1937. Gouache on paper. 37.5 x 29.2 cm (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.). Tate Collection. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 11.

René Magritte - Time Transfixed, 1938
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Time Transfixed, 1938. Oil on canvas. 147 x 98.7 cm (57 7/8 x 38 7/8 in.). The Art Institute of Chicago. © Charly Herscovici, Brussels - 2011© VBK Vienna, 2011. Page 12.

Willem de Kooning - Woman, 1950
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Woman, 1950. Oil, cut and pasted paper on cardboard. 14 3/4 x 11 5/8 in. (37.5 x 29.5 cm). From the Collection of Thomas B. Hess, Gift of the heirs of Thomas B. Hess, 1984. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 9.

Willem de Kooning - Woman, I, 1950-52
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Woman, I, 1950-52. Oil, enamel and charcoal on canvas. 75 7/8 x 58 in. (192.7 x 147.3 cm). Purchase. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 10.

Willem de Kooning - Woman, 1951
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Woman, 1951. Charcoal and pastel on paper. 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm). Private collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 11.

Willem de Kooning - Seated Woman, 1952
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Seated Woman, 1952. Pencil, pastel, and oil on two sheets of paper. 12 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (30.8 x 24.2 cm). The Lauder Foundation Fund. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 12.

Willem de Kooning - Two Women with Still Life, 1952
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Two Women with Still Life, 1952. Pastel on paper. 22 1/2 x 24 in. (57.2 x 61 cm). Bequest of Marcia Simon Weisman. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 13.

Willem de Kooning - Gotham News, 1955
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Gotham News, 1955. Oil, enamel, charcoal, and newspaper transfer on canvas. 69 x 79 in. (175.3 x 200.7 cm). Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 14.

Willem de Kooning - Interchanged, 1955
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Interchanged, 1955. Oil on canvas. 79 x 69 in. (200.7 x 175.3 cm). Collection David Geffen, Los Angeles. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 15.

Willem de Kooning - Easter Monday, 1955-56
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Easter Monday, 1955-56. Oil and newspaper transfer on canvas. 96 x 74 in. (243.8 x 188 cm). Rogers Fund. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 16.

Willem de Kooning - Park Rosenberg, 1957
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Park Rosenberg, 1957. Oil on canvas. 80 x 70 in. (203.2 x 177.8 cm). Private Collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 17.

Willem de Kooning - Woman, 1965
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Woman, 1965. Charcoal on transparentized paper. 80 x 35 3/4 in. (203.2 x 90.8 cm). Purchased with funds provided by Kathy and Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Thomas Weisel, Agnes Gund, Sally and Wynn Kramarsky, and gift of The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection (by exchange). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 18.

Willem de Kooning - Untitled, 1967
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Untitled, 1967. Charcoal on transparentized paper. 18 3/4 x 23 7/8 in. (47.6 x 60.9 cm). Gift of the artist. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 19.

Willem de Kooning - Montauk I, 1969
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Montauk I, 1969. Oil on canvas. 88 x 77 in. (223.5 x 195.6 cm). The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 20.

Willem de Kooning - Clam Digger, 1972
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Clam Digger, 1972. Bronze. 59 1/2 x 29 5/8 x 23 3/4 in. (151.1 x 75.2 x 60.3 cm). Private Collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 21.

Willem de Kooning - Seated Woman on a Bench, 1972
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Seated Woman on a Bench, 1972. Bronze. 37 3/4 x 36 x 34 3/8 in. (95.9 x 91.4 x 87.3 cm). Private collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 22.

Willem de Kooning - Whose Name Was Writ in Water, 1975
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). ...Whose Name Was Writ in Water, 1975. Oil on canvas. 76 3/4 x 87 3/4 in. (195 x 222.9 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 23.

Willem de Kooning - Pirate - Untitled II, 1981
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Pirate (Untitled II), 1981. Oil on canvas. 88 x 76 3/4 in. (223.4 x 194.4 cm). Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection Fund, 1982. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 24.

Willem de Kooning - Rider - Untitled VII, 1985
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Rider (Untitled VII), 1985. Oil on canvas. 70 x 80 in. (177.8 x 203.2 cm). Purchase and gift of Milly and Arnold Glimcher. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 25.

Willem de Kooning - The Cat's Meow, 1987
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). The Cat's Meow, 1987. Oil on canvas. 88 x 77 in. (223.5 x 195.6 cm). Frame: 89 1/2 x 78 1/4 x 2 in. (227.3 x 198.8 x 5.1 cm). Collection Jasper Johns. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 26.

The de Kooning Retrospective - Image Gallery from the 2011 Exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art New York
A fascinating overview of how Willem de Kooning evolved artistically from a classically trained Dutch teenager, to a progressive artist in the New York City neighborhood of Greenwich Village, to a living American legend out on Long Island. The exhibition includes more than 200 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from public and private collections. In other words, it is as large as it is a treat for Modern art lovers.

The de Kooning Retrospective - Image Gallery from the 2011 Exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art New York
A fascinating overview of how Willem de Kooning evolved artistically from a classically trained Dutch teenager, to a progressive artist in the New York City neighborhood of Greenwich Village, to a living American legend out on Long Island. The exhibition includes more than 200 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from public and private collections. In other words, it is as large as it is a treat for Modern art lovers.

The de Kooning Retrospective - Image Gallery from the 2011 Exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art New York
A fascinating overview of how Willem de Kooning evolved artistically from a classically trained Dutch teenager, to a progressive artist in the New York City neighborhood of Greenwich Village, to a living American legend out on Long Island. The exhibition includes more than 200 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from public and private collections. In other words, it is as large as it is a treat for Modern art lovers.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - The Musicians, ca 1595
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). The Musicians, ca. 1595. Oil on canvas. 36 1/4 x 46 5/8 in. (92.1 x 118.4 cm). Rogers Fund, 1952. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Page 6.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Boy Bitten by a Lizard, 1594-96
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Boy Bitten by a Lizard, 1594-96. Oil on canvas. 26 × 20 in. (65 × 52 cm). Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi, Florence. Page 3.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - The Cardsharps, ca 1595
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). The Cardsharps, ca. 1595. Oil on canvas. 37 1/8 x 51 5/8 in. (94.2 x 130.9 cm). Kimbell Art Museum. Page 4.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - The Gypsy Fortune Teller, ca 1595
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). The Gypsy Fortune Teller, ca. 1595. Oil on canvas. 45 × 59 in. (115 × 150 cm). Pinacoteca Capitolina, Musei Capitolini, Rome. Page 5.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Martha and Mary Magdalene, ca 1598
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Martha and Mary Magdalene, ca. 1598. Oil and tempera on canvas. Framed: 51 x 64 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (129.5 x 164.5 x 9.5 cm). Gift of the Kresge Foundation and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford. Detroit Institute of Arts. Page 7.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Sacrifice of Isaac, 1602-03
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Sacrifice of Isaac, 1602-03. Oil on canvas. 40 15/16 x 53 1/8 in. (104 x 135 cm). Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Page 8.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, 1604-05
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, 1604-05. Oil on canvas. 68 x 52 inches (172.72 x 132.08 cm). William Rockhill Nelson Trust. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City. Page 9.

Orazio Gentileschi - Saint Francis in Ecstasy, ca 1607
Orazio Gentileschi (Italian, 1563-1639). Saint Francis in Ecstasy, ca. 1607. Oil on canvas. 49 9/16 x 38 9/16 in. (126 x 98 cm). Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Page 10.

Theodor Rombouts - A Lute Player, ca 1620
Theodor Rombouts (Flemish, 1597-1637). A Lute Player, ca. 1620. Oil on canvas. 43 3/4 x 39 1/4 in. (111.1 x 99.7 cm). John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Page 11.

Simon Vouet - The Fortune Teller, ca 1620
Simon Vouet (French, 1590-1649). The Fortune Teller, ca. 1620. Oil on canvas. 47 1/4 x 67 in. (120 x 170.2 cm). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Page 12.

Valentin de Boulogne - David with the Head of Goliath and Two Soldiers, 1620-22
Valentin de Boulogne (French, active in Italy, 1591-1632). David with the Head of Goliath and Two Soldiers, 1620-22. Oil on canvas. 38 15/16 x 52 3/4 in. (99 x 134 cm). Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Page 13.

Gerrit van Honthorst - Saint Sebastian, ca 1623
Gerrit van Honthorst (Dutch, active in Italy, 1590-1656). Saint Sebastian, ca. 1623. Oil on canvas. 39 3/4 x 46 1/16 in. (101 x 117 cm). The National Gallery, London. Page 14.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Sick Bacchus, 1593-94
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Sick Bacchus, 1593-94. Oil on canvas. 26 3/8 x 20 13/16 in. (67 x 53 cm). Galleria Borghese, Rome.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Saint Francis in Ecstasy, ca 1594-95
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610). Saint Francis in Ecstasy, ca. 1594-95. Oil on canvas. 36 3/8 × 50 5/16 in. (92.5 × 127.8 cm). The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut. Page 2.

Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome - Pictures from the 2011 Traveling Exhibition
Though his career was relatively short, the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound influence on his contemporary artists during the first three decades of the 17th century. Of the more than 50 works in this exhibition, over 40 are from European painters who were infected with Caravaggio's sense of drama. The remaining ten canvases are from the Master himself -- the largest gathering of his work in North America since 1985.

Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome - Pictures from the 2011 Traveling Exhibition
Though his career was relatively short, the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound influence on his contemporary artists during the first three decades of the 17th century. Of the more than 50 works in this exhibition, over 40 are from European painters who were infected with Caravaggio's sense of drama. The remaining ten canvases are from the Master himself -- the largest gathering of his work in North America since 1985.

Willem de Kooning - Painting, 1948
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Painting, 1948. Enamel and oil on canvas. 42 5/8 x 56 1/8 in. (108.3 x 142.5 cm). Purchase, 1948. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 7.

Willem de Kooning - Excavation, 1950
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Excavation, 1950. Oil and enamel on canvas. 81 x 100 1/4 in. (205.7 x 254.6 cm). Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Purchase Prize Fund; restricted gifts of Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Noah Goldowsky, Jr. The Art Institute of Chicago. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 8.

Willem de Kooning - Untitled - The Cow Jumps Over the Moon, 1937-38
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Untitled (The Cow Jumps Over the Moon), 1937-38. Oil on masonite. 20 1/2 x 36 5/8 in. (52 x 93 cm). Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, Class of 1907, by exchange. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Willem de Kooning - Seated Woman, ca 1940
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Seated Woman, ca. 1940. Oil and charcoal on masonite. 54 x 36 in. (137.2 x 91.4 cm). The Albert M. Greenfield and Elizabeth M. Greenfield Collection. Philadelphia Museum of Art. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 2.

Willem de Kooning - Pink Angels, ca 1945
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Pink Angels, ca. 1945. Oil and charcoal on canvas. 52 x 40 in. (132.1 x 101.6 cm). Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 3.

Willem de Kooning - Backdrop for Labyrinth, 1946
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Backdrop for Labyrinth, 1946. Calcimine and charcoal on canvas. 182 x 210 in. (462.3 x 533.4 cm). The Allan Stone Collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 4.

Willem de Kooning - Judgment Day, 1946
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Judgment Day, 1946. Oil and charcoal on paper. 22 1/8 x 28 1/2 in. (56.2 x 72.4 cm). From the Collection of Thomas B. Hess, Gift of the heirs of Thomas B. Hess. Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 5.

Willem de Kooning - Orestes, 1947
Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904-1997). Orestes, 1947. Enamel on paper mounted on plywood. 24 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (61.3 x 91.8 cm). Private Collection. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Page 6.

Rembrandt van Rijn - The Grain Mill 'De Bok' on the Bulwark 'Het Blauwhoofd,' mid-1640s
Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Grain Mill

Sandro Botticelli - Portrait of a Woman - 'La bella Simonetta', ca 1475
Art History. Page 2.

Botticelli - Special Exhibition Image Gallery from the Städel Museum
On View November 13, 2009–February 28, 2010 at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Marcel Breuer with textile by Gunta Stölzl - 'African' or 'Romantic' Chair, 1921
Art History. Page 4.

Oskar Schlemmer - Study for 'The Triadic Ballet' - Das Triadische Ballett, ca 1924
Art History. Page 15.

Pablo Picasso - Maquette for the cover of the journal 'Minotaure,' 1933
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)Maquette for the cover of the journal

Henry VIII - A 500th Anniversary Exhibition - Special Exhibition Image Gallery
April 21, 1509 was the date that a teenaged Prince of Wales became Henry VIII of England. Here, the Royal Collection and the St George’s Chapel archives are marking the 500th anniversary of his ascension with a special exhibition of paintings, drawings, manuscripts and objects created during Henry VIII's lifetime or resulting from his reign.

Fernand Léger - Woman in Blue, 1912
Art History. Page 14.

Lucas Horenbout - Henry VIII, ca 1526-27
. Art History. Page 3.

William Morris - Original Design for 'Tulip and Willow' Pattern, 1873
Art History. Page 13.

William Morris - Original Design for 'Acanthus' Pattern, 1879-81
Art History. Page 14.

Joan Miró - 'Un Oiseau poursuit une abeille et la baisse,' 1927
Art History.

Joan Miró - Portrait of a Dancer, 1928
Art History. Page 2.

Joan Miró - Dutch Interior (I), 1928
Art History. Page 3.

Joan Miró - Collage - Head of Georges Auric, 1929
Art History. Page 4.

Joan Miró - Painting - Head, 1930
Art History. Page 5.

Joan Miró - Object, 1931
Art History. Page 6.

Joan Miró - Drawing-Collage, 1933
Art History. Page 7.

Joan Miró - Painting, 1933
Art History. Page 8.

Joan Miró - Woman - The Opera Singer, 1934
Art History. Page 9.

Joan Miró - Rope and People, I, 1935
Art History. Page 10.

Joan Miró - The Two Philosophers, 1936
Art History. Page 11.

Joan Miró - Still Life with Old Shoe, 1937
Art History. Page 12.

Joan Miró - Painting and Anti-Painting 1927–1937 - Special Exhibition Image Gallery
Covers one crucial decade from the Spanish painter's career, beginning with his oft-quoted 1927 statement,

The Lioness and the African - Phoenician, 899–700 BC
The Lioness and the African. Phoenician, 899–700 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, well in Room MM. Ivory, gold leaf, lapis lazuli, cornelian. H 10.35 cm, W 10.2 cm, max. D 2.45 cm. The Trustees of the British Museum. ME 127412. © The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Striding Sphinx - Phoenician, 899–700 BC
Striding sphinx. Phoenician, 899–700 B.C. From Nimrud, Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 11/12. Ivory. H 6.9 cm, W 7.75 cm. ME 134322. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 2.

Bronze Bowl - Phoenician, 899–700 BC
Bronze bowl. Phoenician, 899–700 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, Room AB. Bronze. Diam 21.7 cm, H 2.85 cm. ME 115505. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 3.

Woman at the Window - Syrian, 899-700 BC
Woman at the window. Syrian, 899–700 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, Rooms V-W. Ivory. H (including tenons) 11 cm, W 8.85 cm. ME 118159. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 4.

Glazed Wall Plaque - Assyrian, 875–865 BC
Glazed wall-plaque. Assyrian, 875–865 B.C. From Nimrud, Temple of Ishtar Kidmuri. Terracotta. W 28 cm, TH 15 cm. ME 91680 & 131664. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 5.

Statue of the King - Assyrian, 875–860 BC
Statue of the king. Assyrian, 875–860 B.C. From Nimrud, Temple of Ishtar Sharrat-niphi. Magnesite. Statue: H 113 cm, W 32 cm, D 15 cm. Base: H 78 cm, W 35 cm, D 55 cm. ME 118871. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 6.

Royal Lion Hunt - Assyrian, Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875-860 BC
Royal lion hunt. Assyrian, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875–860 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, West Wing. Gypsum. H 98 cm, W 139.5 cm, TH 23 cm. ME 124579. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 7.

Protective Spirit - Assyrian, Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875-860 BC
Protective spirit. Assyrian, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875–860 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, Room I, panel 3(?). Gypsum. H 79 cm, W 127 cm, TH 12.5 cm. ME 98062. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 8.

Art and Empire - Treasures From Assyria In The British Museum - Special Exhibition Image Gallery
Consists of 250 Neo-Assyrian objects including wall reliefs, sculpture, cylinder seals, military equipment, decorative ivories and metal vessels. These items came from excavated palaces and temples located in Nimrud and Nineveh in northern Iraq, and date from the reigns of Ashurnasirpal II (883–859 B.C.) to Ashurbanipal (668–631 B.C.).

Escape Across a River - Assyrian, Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875–860 BC
Escape across a river. Assyrian, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 875–860 B.C. From Nimrud, North-West Palace, Room B, panel 17 (top). Gypsum. H 88 cm, W 225 cm, extant TH 9.5 cm. ME 124538. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 9.

Bronze Head of Pazuzu - Assyrian, 799–600 BC
Bronze head of Pazuzu. Assyrian, 799–600 B.C. Bronze. H 10.5 cm, W 7.2 cm, D 6 cm. ME 132964. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 10.

Attack on an Enemy Town - Assyrian, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, 730–727 BC
Attack on an enemy town. Assyrian, reign of Tiglath-pileser III, 730–727 B.C. From Nimrud, Central Palace. Gypsum. H 109 cm, W 211 cm, extant TH 13 cm. ME 115634 & 118903. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 11.

The Dying Lion - Assyrian, reign of Ashurbanipal, 645–640 BC
The dying lion. Assyrian, reign of Ashurbanipal, 645–640 B.C. From Nineveh, North Palace. Gypsum. H 16.5 cm, W 30.6 cm, extant TH 2.5 cm. ME 1992-4-4,I. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 12.

Lions in a Garden - Assyrian, reign of Ashurbanipal, 645–640 BC
Lions in a garden. Assyrian, reign of Ashurbanipal, 645–640 B.C. From Nineveh, North Palace, Room E, panels 7-8. Gypsum. H 98 cm, W 178 cm, extant TH 10 cm. ME 118914. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 13.

Set of Protective Spirits - Assyrian, 645–640 B.C.
Set of protective spirits. Assyrian, 645–640 B.C. From Nineveh, North Palace, Room B, door a. Gypsum. H 157 cm, W 189 cm, extant TH 9.5 cm. ME 118918. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 14.

Stone Carpet - Assyrian, 645–640 B.C.
Stone carpet. Assyrian, 645–640 B.C. From Kuyunjik, North Palace, Room I, door b or d. Stone. L 127 cm, W 124 cm, TH 7.5 cm. ME 118913. The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 15.

Lady Layard’s Jewelry
Lady Layard’s jewelry. Gold, cornelian, chalcedony. ME 115656, 105111-105128 (1913-2-8,1-18). The Trustees of the British Museum. ©The Trustees of the British Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Page 16.

Art and Empire - Treasures From Assyria In The British Museum - Special Exhibition Image Gallery
Consists of 250 Neo-Assyrian objects including wall reliefs, sculpture, cylinder seals, military equipment, decorative ivories and metal vessels. These items came from excavated palaces and temples located in Nimrud and Nineveh in northern Iraq, and date from the reigns of Ashurnasirpal II (883–859 B.C.) to Ashurbanipal (668–631 B.C.).