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The Greatest Paintings

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The best paintings by the world’s greatest painters

Rated 7 points - posted 9 years ago by kris in category Other.
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Sistine Chapel Ceiling - Michelangelo Report Abuse
There are few that can look up at this ceiling and not be struck with awe. The beauty and scale of this great work of art is simply unmatched.
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Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci Report Abuse
Long heralded as the finest painting in the world, this masterpiece captures human expression perhaps better than any other.
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The Last Supper – Leonardo da Vinci Report Abuse
Nearly everyone has seen this painting and just about everyone has a copy of it hanging in their home. It is the classic religious painting and it has withstood the test of time.
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The Night Watch – Rembrandt Van Rijn Report Abuse
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Las Meninas – Diega Velazquez Report Abuse
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The Shootings of May 3, 1808 – Francisco de Goya Report Abuse
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Girl With a Pearl Earring – Jan Vermeer Report Abuse
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The Night Cafe-Vincent van Gogh Report Abuse
shows here Van gigh's strong depression,Stress, and sadness.
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Ranuccio Farnese – Titian Report Abuse
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Hunters in the Snow – Peter Brugel the elder Report Abuse
Perhaps more well known as a Christmas Card cover than a great work of art, this painting is one of Peter Brugel’s best.
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Impression, Sunrise – Claude Monet Report Abuse
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Olympia – Edouard Manet Report Abuse
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The Scream – Edvard Munch Report Abuse
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Black Square - Kazimir Malevich Report Abuse
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La Danse – Henri Matisse Report Abuse
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Resurrection – Piero della Francesca Report Abuse
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Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks - Ilya Repin Report Abuse
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The Massacre of Innocents – Peter Paul Rubens Report Abuse
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The Fighting Temeraire – J.M.W. Turner Report Abuse
A painting steeped in artistic talent and history, the colors and the emotion in this painting make it one of the best.
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The descent from the cross - Rogeer Van der Wayden Report Abuse
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Nighthawks – Edward Hopper Report Abuse
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The Ninth Wave - Ivan Aivazovsky Report Abuse
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The Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli Report Abuse
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Mabuse. Jan Gossaert - Virgen con el niño Report Abuse
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The Massacre of Scio – Eugene Delacroix Report Abuse
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The Swing – Jean-Honore Fragonard Report Abuse
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