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45. Two choices: Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, or Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 12:42 AM
Feb 23

Fur Traders by George Caleb Bingham 1845


Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Luc Olivier Merson 1879

The School of Athens Glorfindel Feb 22 #1
Because of the cast of characters in it? CTyankee Feb 22 #2
Yes, Ma'am. Glorfindel Feb 22 #4
One of Turner's, and/or one of Virgin of the Rocks/ Madonna of the Rocks elleng Feb 22 #3
I would take the Virgin of the Rocks with that beautiful angel. CTyankee Feb 22 #6
Maybe Gainsborough's Blue Boy appleannie1 Feb 22 #5
A Monet. MOMFUDSKI Feb 22 #7
His work at Giverny is just so gorgeous and inviting. CTyankee Feb 22 #9
Supposedly, El Greco had a vision issue yellowdogintexas Feb 23 #53
This is an easy one AltairIV Feb 22 #8
Are you fascinated by her? CTyankee Feb 22 #10
Light AltairIV Feb 22 #13
GOOD one! elleng Feb 22 #11
THANKS for this exercise, yank! elleng Feb 22 #12
Oh, geez, so many of them. grumpyduck Feb 22 #14
The Return of the Prodigal Son is the best painting of all time, IMO. It always moves me. CTyankee Feb 22 #15
Many years ago I had an opportunity grumpyduck Feb 23 #43
Swiss-German artist Paul Klee's "Twittering Machine" (1922) Tikki Feb 22 #16
Prescient!🤔n/t skamaria Feb 24 #105
This one by Escher GreenWave Feb 22 #17
LOLOLOL!!! elleng Feb 22 #23
I have a room with three wall and a window so I want three paintings Brother Buzz Feb 22 #18
The Nahl is a standout, but all are wonderful. CTyankee Feb 22 #19
I believe that Nahl painting is in the Smithsonian Brother Buzz Feb 22 #25
wonderful history. I had no idea. It's nice to learn these back stories. CTyankee Feb 23 #56
Grace Hudson has the greatest back story Brother Buzz Feb 23 #74
It's most likely not a famous work of art such as Monet or Van Gogh. Niagara Feb 22 #20
Hopper's works always has a hint that something is going to happen...no wonder it inspired the "Psycho" house. CTyankee Feb 22 #21
I admire Hopper's work. It certainly speaks to me. Niagara Feb 23 #87
The House by the railroad is stunning and the bear craft is fun. MLAA Feb 22 #30
The first time I ever encountered Bear Craft, Niagara Feb 23 #88
I have a few prints... 2naSalit Feb 22 #22
The Detroit Industry Murals by Diego Rivera JoseBalow Feb 22 #24
Saw these in December 2022 TexasBushwhacker Feb 22 #40
It's a wonderful museum JoseBalow Feb 23 #42
It was definitely worth the special trip n/t TexasBushwhacker Feb 23 #46
Yes, great works. The 3 famous Mexican muralists are said to have invented... brush Feb 23 #71
Mona Lisa OR Madame X. fierywoman Feb 22 #26
Love Madame X MLAA Feb 22 #28
Any Gustavo Klimt and any Magritte. MLAA Feb 22 #27
Sorry, but I couldn't resist. Abolishinist Feb 23 #57
I'm glad you couldn't resist. I saw that movie years and years ago but remember laughing a lot. MLAA Feb 23 #85
The Gates of Paradise by Ghiberti TexasDem69 Feb 22 #29
well...yes...one of the finest works of art of all time... CTyankee Feb 23 #68
I must say I'm surprised, nobody here chose anything... Enter stage left Feb 22 #31
Oooooo, great question! Gotta think on that! electric_blue68 Feb 22 #32
Not famous, but I really GP6971 Feb 22 #33
Carnation, Lily, Lily Rose bamagal62 Feb 22 #34
Ok, my first thought is one of Monet's very long Waterlilly paintings. Except it wouldn't fit! So gotta think of electric_blue68 Feb 22 #35
I remember seeing a presentation of them at the L'Orangerie in Paris and at the time we were told to speak in whispers CTyankee Feb 23 #65
Wow! I visited my aunt & uncle in '16 in Switzerland. She was an artist who invited me to make art w her... electric_blue68 Feb 23 #75
CTyankee.......... Upthevibe Feb 22 #36
Van Gogh - Cafe Terrace at Night Permanut Feb 22 #37
Self deleted duplicate Dear_Prudence Feb 23 #63
Thanks! Dear_Prudence Feb 23 #64
Starry Night for me. Diamond_Dog Feb 22 #38
Me, too! Mad_Dem_X Feb 23 #82
I would cry if I saw it in person, too. Diamond_Dog Feb 23 #83
Yes, just looking at the brushstrokes Mad_Dem_X Feb 24 #113
Chesley Bonestell's "Saturn As Seen From Titan" ThoughtCriminal Feb 22 #39
Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece. Ocelot II Feb 22 #41
I treasure this Whistler. He was a fine artist. CTyankee Feb 23 #58
The Forest MyMission Feb 23 #44
Two choices: Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, or Rest on the Flight into Egypt NBachers Feb 23 #45
Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus (c. 1484-1486) IcyPeas Feb 23 #47
Marcel Duchamp - "The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even" aka "The Large Glass" GReedDiamond Feb 23 #48
The Night Watch --- Rembrandt lpbk2713 Feb 23 #49
You would need an awfully big wall!!! chowder66 Feb 23 #52
I saw it twiice. My mother took me to Amsterdam when I was 16 and I was totally blown away by this painting. CTyankee Feb 23 #67
I can imagine. lpbk2713 Feb 23 #69
Wow, same here, sort of. Abolishinist Feb 23 #73
I think we did stop there. It was a lovely trip (a Road Scholar trip IIRC). CTyankee Feb 23 #95
Did you see Nightwatching? Cool movie that used the painting as a jumping-off point. Scrivener7 Feb 27 #130
Sorry to say I missed it. lpbk2713 Feb 28 #132
Undergrowth with Two Figures LudwigPastorius Feb 23 #50
Feeding the sheep painting Dear_Prudence Feb 23 #51
Something by Andrew Wyeth. Maybe 'Open sinkingfeeling Feb 23 #54
Thank you. Wyeth is wonderful and it's nice to encounter him here. CTyankee Feb 23 #59
Anything by Odd Nerdrum. chowder66 Feb 23 #55
Frans Hals' "Laughing Cavalier", or a Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden or a Charles White. brush Feb 23 #60
Too many to chose from, but Abolishinist Feb 23 #61
I love Monet, so anything of his would be excellent yellowdogintexas Feb 23 #62
Anything by Edvard Munch or Degas n/t ailsagirl Feb 23 #66
Anything by Toulouse-Lautrec or Andrew Wyeth! Amazing artists. nt CaliforniaPeggy Feb 23 #70
Ten Verses on Oxherding (Metropolitan Museum of Art) WheelWalker Feb 23 #72
The He-Gassen scroll. Kablooie Feb 23 #76
Given the poses, I hesitate to ask what this painting is all about....but please give me some background here as I know CTyankee Feb 24 #110
This is a long scroll depicting a humorous fart competition from the 15th century Kablooie Feb 24 #112
It's wonderful! I absolutely love it... CTyankee Feb 24 #114
Just about anything from the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Bayard Feb 23 #77
Thanks for sharing this, Bayard. Niagara Feb 23 #89
Joy of Life Tom Kitten Feb 23 #78
Well, it is a piece from his "fauvist" period. I really like fauvism... CTyankee Feb 24 #100
I do too Tom Kitten Feb 24 #108
Henri Rousseau's "The Sleeping Gypsy" nuxvomica Feb 23 #79
The Hallucinogenic Toreador unweird Feb 23 #80
Edward Hoppers "Nighthawks" maxrandb Feb 23 #81
One of my favorites. Paladin Feb 23 #84
To be honest maxrandb Feb 23 #86
It's perfectly fine not to know everything right off the top of your head. Niagara Feb 23 #90
I already have a reproduction of Van Gogh's "Starry Night' up in my front hallway. Aristus Feb 23 #91
You just proved John Updike right... CTyankee Feb 23 #92
Renoir, "Luncheon of the Boating Party." malthaussen Feb 23 #93
A nice Rothko, two or three Modigliani portraits, one of Gauguin's Tahiti paintings, Van Gogh's night cafe or.. BluesRunTheGame Feb 23 #94
We are fortunate to have Van Gogh's "Night Cafe" here at the Yale University Art Gallery. CTyankee Feb 23 #96
Michelangelo ....... David turbinetree Feb 24 #97
It is the classic pose known as "contraposto" CTyankee Feb 24 #98
Yes......I love my art teacher from California.......... turbinetree Feb 24 #99
Kanagawa oki nami ura if..fish..had..wings Feb 24 #101
Botticelli's The Birth of Venus. greatauntoftriplets Feb 24 #102
The Fox Hunt - Winslow Homer yorkster Feb 24 #103
A panel from Monet's Water Lilies... 3catwoman3 Feb 24 #104
At one point my dad had a small cataloge of mostly Japanese wood prints... electric_blue68 Feb 27 #124
Monet's "The Water Lillies" Jrose Feb 24 #106
Thomas Cole: 'The Oxbow' and many of the Hudson River School painters Jrose Feb 24 #107
Cezanne's Lac d'Annecy AnnaLee Feb 24 #109
Any Roger Dean work yankee87 Feb 24 #111
Oh, I was luck enough waaaay back to see a show of his works... electric_blue68 Feb 27 #125
For those who love Nightwatch (a favourite of mine, too) GenThePerservering Feb 24 #115
That was very well done. lpbk2713 Feb 25 #117
One of them: The Flood, A Deluge Scene Drum Feb 24 #116
👀I've narrowed it down to Tiepelo, Turner, Monet, Hockney, Cole, Church, and maybe two others. electric_blue68 Feb 27 #118
that's good! You have an expansive view of art which enriches your life ! CTyankee Feb 27 #119
Ty. I was lucky my parents esp my mom enjoyed art so... electric_blue68 Feb 27 #121
Can you display some of your art here on DU? CTyankee Feb 27 #122
Ty. Maybe at some point. Although I might be able to show some digital stuff easier than having pull out, and... electric_blue68 Feb 27 #123
Hieronymus Bosch - Garden of Earthly Delights Doc_Technical Feb 27 #120
That would be a nice one. If it was on my wall, ... JustABozoOnThisBus Feb 29 #137
Nothing fancy for me... QED Feb 27 #126
A Rothco painting would thrill me. n/t Imalittleteapot Feb 27 #127
I'd like each month from the Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry -- especially February, betsuni Feb 27 #128
Matisse's The Dance. The one with the more saturated colors. Scrivener7 Feb 27 #129
Starry night... From The Ashes Feb 27 #131
Sun and Life - Frida Kahlo, 1947 OldBaldy1701E Feb 28 #133
She's baaaack. Re Thomas Coles: The Architect's Dream electric_blue68 Feb 28 #134
i can fake most styles. maybe an o'keffe. pansypoo53219 Feb 28 #135
Here's the image (I hope 😄 ) electric_blue68 Feb 29 #136
PPR - The Apotheosis of Henry IV and the Proclamation of the Regency of Marie de' Mdici Chakaconcarne Feb 29 #138
Marc's Blue Horses PlutosHeart Feb 29 #139
I'm going right for the very top - the Mona Lisa. Earth-shine Feb 29 #140
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