Thursday, February 3, 2011

Works of Art by Theme

Religious subject matter from a secular perspective
- David, Gianlorenzo Bernini, 1623, Marble

-The Cyclops, Odilon Redon, 1898, Oil on canvas

-Surrender of Breda, Diego Velazquez, 1634-1635, Oil on canvas

-Aurora, Guido Reni, 1613-1614, Fresco

-Burial of Atala, Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson, 1808, Oil on canvas

Revolutions in art
-Burial of Count Orgaz, El Greco, 1586, Oil on canvas

-The City, Fernand Leger, 1919, Oil on canvas

Gender roles
- Money-Changer and His Wife, Quinten Massys, 1514, Oil on wood

Powerful women in history
-Elizabeth I as a Princess, Levina Teerlinc, 1559, Oil on wood

-Flight into Egypt, Annibale Carracci, 1603-1604, Oil on canvas

-The Swing, Jean-Honore Fragonard, 1766, Oil on canvas

Art inspired by music
-Vanitas Still Life, Pieter Claesz, 1630s, Oil on panel

Food and mealtime
-Butcher's Stall, Pieter Aertsen, 1551, Oil on wood

Media propaganda
-Fit for Active Service, George Grosz, 1916-1917, Pen and brush and ink on paper

Fashion in art
-Louis XIV, Hyacinthe Rigaud, 1701, Oil on canvas

Controversial works of art
- Neptune and Amphitrite, Jan Gossaert, 1516, Oil on wood

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