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Explore works by thousands of artists, authors, painters, musicians, composers, scientists, sculptors and more.

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Elsa Schiaparelli

Declaring feminine willpower through fashion, Elsa Schiaparelli is one of fashion history's most renowned personalities.

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Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron took up photography at the age of 48 after having received a camera as a gift.

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LGBTQ+ artists and art

Artworks by LGBTQ+ artists and their portraits.

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The Artist's Studio

A place of work, contemplation, conviviality and creative imagination.

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Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was a remarkably gifted German artist of the Renaissance period.

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Ohara Koson

Japanese printmaker Ohara Koson's art is full of 'kachō-ga' style (literally ‘images of flowers and birds’).

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Olga Boznańska

Discover the life and work of Olga Boznańska (1865-1940), a notable artist in Poland and across Europe.

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Maria Sibylla Merian

Naturalist and scientific illustrator

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige is often considered the last great master of ukiyo-e – the Japanese tradition of woodblock prints and paintings.

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Vilhelm Hammershøi

Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi is well known for his atmospheric interiors, landscapes and portraits, painted in muted tones and colours.

Historical figures

Napoleon

Napoleon was the most powerful emperor at the beginning of the nineteenth century in Europe

Artists and Painters

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The Skagen Painters in Denmark

A group of Scandinavian artists gathered in Skagen in the 19th century

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Johannes Vermeer
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Anton Bruckner
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Anna Ancher
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Hokusai
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Koloman Moser
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Amalia Lindegren
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Elisabetta Sirani
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Hanna Hirsch-Pauli
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Berthe Morisot

Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot was a painter and a member of the circle of painters in Paris who became known as the Impressionists.

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Edvard Munch
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Sandro Botticelli
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Alphonse Mucha
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Jan Toorop
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Therese Schwartze
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Alexander Roslin
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Peter Paul Rubens
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Rembrandt

Musical Composers

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Antonio Salieri
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Alban Berg
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Giacomo Puccini
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Giuseppe Verdi
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Arnold Schoenberg
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Richard Strauss
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Arrigo Boito
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Hugo Wolf
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold
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Anton Webern

Musicians

Enrico Caruso
Amelita Galli-Curci
Leo Slezak
Édith Piaf

Fashion Designers

Madeleine Vionnet
Yves Saint Laurent
Emilio Pucci
Christian Lacroix