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1. The Garden of Delights
Bosch: The Garden of Delights (1504) - Prado, Madrid

This famous painting was made by Bosch, this painting is his best known and most ambitious complete work.This painting is painted in oil on oak and is formed from a square middle panel flanked by two other oak rectangular wings that close over the centre as shutters. The outer wings, when folded, show a grisaille painting of the earth during the biblical narrative of Creation.
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2. Universal Judgement
Michelangelo: Universal Judgement (1541) - Cappella Sistina, Roma

The "Universal Judgment" is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo executed on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. The work took four years to complete and is a depiction of the Second Coming of Christ and the final and eternal judgment by God of all humanity. The souls of humans rise and descend to their fates, as judged by Christ surrounded by prominent saints including Saints Catherine of Alexandria, Peter, Lawrence, Bartholomew, Paul, Peter Simon, Sebastian, John the Baptist, and others.
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3. Europe After the Rain II
Ernst: Europe After the Rain II (1942) - Sumner Collection, Hartford

This painting was made by Ernst. He invented the technique of rubbings of textured surfaces and working with the forms that emerged. This painting makes extensive use of the techniques Ernst invented, portraying a ravaged landscape reminiscent of both twisted wreckage and rotting organic proliferation.
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4. Beethovenfries
Klimt: Beethovenfries (1902) - Sezession, Wien

In 1902, Klimt painted the Beethoven Frieze for the 14th Vienna Secessionist exhibition.This painting was painted directly on the walls with light materials. The Beethoven Frieze is now on permanent display in the Vienna Secession Building. The frieze illustrates human desire for happiness in a suffering and tempestuous world in which one contends not only with external evil forces but also with internal weaknesses.
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5. Persistence of Memory
Dali: Persistence of Memory (1931) - Museum of Modern Art, New York

The well-known surrealist piece introduced the image of the soft melting pocket watch. It epitomizes Dal?'s theory of "softness" and "hardness", which was central to his thinking at the time. This interpretation suggests that Dal? was incorporating an understanding of the world introduced by Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity. The figure in the middle of the picture can be read as a "fading" creature, one that often appears in dreams where the dreamer cannot pinpoint the creature's exact form and composition.
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6. The Virgin
Klimt: The Virgin (1913) - National Gallery, Prague

This painting was made by Gustav Klimt. It is triumphed over childhood poverty to significantly influence the Viennese Secession and Art Nouveau movement. This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability.
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7. The Last Judgement
Bosch: The Last Judgement (1505) - Gemaldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Wien

The Last Judgment is a triptych by Hieronymus Bosch, created after 1482. The triptych currently resides at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria. The outside of the shutters panel are painted in grisaille on panel, while the inside shutters and the center panel are painted in oil.The left panel shows the Garden of Eden, at the top God is shown seated in Heaven while the Rebel Angels are cast out of Heaven are transformed into insects. At the foot of the panel, God creates Eve from the rib of Adam.
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8. The Kiss
Klimt: The Kiss (1908) - Belvedere, Wien

The Kiss (In German: Der Kuss) was painted by the Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt between 1907 and 1908, the highpoint of his "Golden Period", when he painted a number of works in a similar gilded style. A perfect square, the canvas depicts a couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes decorated in a style influenced by both linear constructs of the contemporary Art Nouveau style and the organic forms of the earlier Arts and Crafts movement. The work is composed of oil paint with applied layers of gold leaf. The painting is now in the ?sterreichische Galerie Belvedere museum in the Belvedere palace, Vienna.
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9. Allegoria della Primavera
Botticelli: Allegoria della Primavera (1478) - Uffizi, Firenze

The Primavera is a painting tempera on panel of Sandro Botticelli, dating back to 1482 or so and kept in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence .This is the masterpiece of the artist, as well as one of the most famous works of the Italian Renaissance . The pride of the gallery, was perhaps formerly pendant with the equally famous Birth of Venus , with which it shares the historical provenance, size, and some philosophical references.
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10. Nimphee
Monet: Nimphee (1926) - Orangerie, Paris

This painting was made by Nimphee. He uses a series of slow and steady brushes to get the realistic images of the tree?s and wild life around the bridge.
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