Painters by Important Work

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Can you name the painters by two of their most important works?

Updated Mar 1, 2013

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YearsPainterFamous Work
1881-1973Les Desmoiselles d'Avignon / Guernica
c.1267-1337Scrovegni Chapel
1452-1519Mona Lisa / The Last Supper
1839-1906Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier / Mont Sainte-Victoire
1606-1669The Night Watch / Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
1599-1660Las Meninas
1866-1944Der Blaue Reiter / On White II
1840-1926Water Lillies / Impression, Sunrise
1571-1610Cardsharps / Calling of St. Matthew
1775-1881Rain, Steam and Speed - The Great Western Railway
1390-1441Arnolfini Wedding / Ghent Altarpiece
1471-1528Apocalypse Woodcuts / Knight, Death and the Devil
1912-1956No. 5 / Blue Poles
1475-1564David / Sistine Chapel Ceiling
1848-1903Yellow Christ / Where Do We Come From? What Are We Where Are We Going?
1746-1828Third of May, 1808 / Disasters of War
1853-1890Starry Night / The Potato Eaters
1832-1883Luncheon on the Grass / Olympia
1903-1970Seagram Murals / White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose)
1869-1954Woman With a Hat / The Plum Blossoms
1483-1520School of Athens / The Parnassus
1960-1988Profit I / Untitled Graffiti
1863-1944The Scream / The Sick Child
1872-1944Broadway Boogie Woogie / Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue
1416-1492Flagellation of Christ / Brera Madonna
1577-1640The Fall of Man / Massacre of the Innocents
1928-1987Campbell's Soup Cans / Exploding Plastic Inevitable
1893-1983Dona i Ocell / The Tilled Field
1401-1428Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, Tribute Money / Holy Trinity
1887-1985I, and the Village / Stained Glass Works
1819-1877A Burial at Ornans / The Origin of the World
c.1476-1576Venus D'Urbino / Assumption of the Virgin
1594-1665Rape of the Sabine Women / Et in Arcade Ego
1904-1997Woman III / Easter Monday
YearsPainterFamous Work
1879-1940Twittering Machine / Fish Magic
1909-1992Study for a Self Portrait - Triptych / Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion
1862-1918The Kiss / Danae
1798-1863Liberty Leading the People / Massacre at Chios
1397-1475Saint George and the Dragon / Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood
1757-1827The Ghost of a Flea / The Song of Los
1878-1935Black Square / White On White
1431-1506St. Sebastian / Lamentation Over the Dead Christ
1632-1675Girl With a Pearl Earring / View of Delft
1541-1614View of Toledo / The Burial of the Count of Orgaz
1774-1840Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog / The Abbey in the Oakwood
1836-1910The Gulf Stream / The Bathers
1887-1968Nude Descending a Staircase No.2 / Etant Donnes
1478-1510The Tempest / Sleeping Venus
1907-1954Self Portrait - Time Flies / Mi Nacimiento
1497-1543The Ambassadors / Portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam
1834-1917New Orleans Cotton Exchange / The Absinthe Drinker
1387-1455Day of Judgment / Transfiguration
1859-1891Sunday Afternoon of the Island of La Grande Jatte / Bathers at Asnieres
1684-1721Embarkation for Cythera / L'Enseigne de Gersaint
1904-1989Persistence of Memory / Swans Reflecting Elephants
1891-1976Europe After the Rain II / Men Shall Know Nothing of This
1518-1594The Siege of Asola / The Last Supper
born 1930-Flags / Targets
1445-1510Birth of Venus / Primavera
born 1937-The Joiners / A Bigger Splash
1882-1916Unique Forms of Continuity In Space / The Street Enters the House
1480-1524Landscape with Charon Crossing Styx / Landscape with St. Christopher
c.1255-1318Measta with Twenty Angels and Nineteen Saints / Rucellai Madonna
1399-1464The Descent From the Cross / Adoration of the Magi
1776-1837The Hay Wain / Dedham Vale
1748-1825The Death of Marat / Oath of the Horatii
1905-1948Landscape in the Manner of Cezanne / Nighttime, Enigma, Nostalgia
1450-1516Garden of Earthly Delights / The Temptation of St. Anthony
YearsPainterFamous Work
1528-1569Landscape with the Fall of Icarus / The Peasant Wedding
1284-1344The Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Asano / S. Caterina Polyptych
1826-1900The Heart of the Andes / Aurora Borealis
1882-1967Nighthawks / Chop Suey
1899-1968Spatial Concept / Luce Spaziale
1880-1916The Fate of the Animals / Fighting Forms
1841-1919Luncheon of the Boating Party / Girl With a Watering Can
1856-1921Arrangement in Grey and Black - The Artists' Mother / Old Battersea Bridge
1791-1824The Raft of the Medusa / The Charging Chasseur
1697-1764A Rake's Progress / Marriage a-la-Mode
1796-1875Souvenir de Mortefontaine / Ville d'Avray
1882-1963Woman With a Guitar / Fruitdish and Glass
1435-1949Advent and Triumph of Christ / Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation
born 1932-Acht Grau / Baader-Meinhof
1884-1920Madame Pompadoure / Jeanne Humberterne in Red Shawl
1593-1652The Fortune Teller / Hurdy-Gurdy Player
1597-1654Judith Slaying Holofernes / Susanna and the Elders
1814-1875Angelus / The Gleaners
c.1240-1302The Madonna of St. Francis / Virgin and Child
1860-1949Entry of Christ Into Brussels / The Vile Vivisectors
1898-1967The Son of Man / Time Transfixed
1598-1664Altar Piece of St. Thomas Aquinas / Death of St. Bonaventure
1890-1941Proun / Wolkenbugel (Horizontal Skyscrapers)
1890-1918Portrait of Wally / Self Portrait: 1912
1828-1882A Vision of Flammetta / The Blessed Damozel
c.1580-1666Gipsy Girl / Laughing Cavalier
1600-1682Landscape with Mechants (The Shipwreck) / Marriage of Isaac and Rebekah
1923-1997Ohh...Alright... / Whaam!
1887-1986No.13 Special - Charcoal on Paper / Ram's Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills
1826-1898Oedipus and the Sphinx / Athenians with the Minotaur
1888-1978The Disquieting Muses / Enigma of the Hour
1881-1955The Disks / The City
1780-1867La Grande Odalisque / The Turkish Bath

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