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2010-05-31 01:22:19
2010-05-31 01:22:19

Some of the names and works which seem most widely known are: * Leonardo da Vinci via the Mona Lisa * Michaelangelo via The Sistine Chapel works * Jan van Eyck via the Arnolfini Portrait * Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night * Edvard Munch The Scream * Pablo Picasso Man with Guitar(popular with guitar players) * Claude Monet--any landscape of his * August Rodin The Thinker

Refer to the link for illustrations of these.

18th century: Watteau, Chardin, David

19th cent: impressionists (Monet, Renoir, Morisot, Gaughin)

20th cent: fauvists (Matisse, Derain), Picasso, Braque,

surrealists (Dalí, Miró)

+ a few hundred other big names

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