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31 The Latin language is the root of the Romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian). Humanities > Linguistics 01/28/09
32 Edvard Munch painted "The Scream" in 1893. Humanities > Art 02/08/09
33 Claude Monet painted "Water Lilies", a series of approximately 250 oil paintings. Humanities > Art 02/09/09
34 Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted "Luncheon of the Boating Party" from 1880 to 1881. Humanities > Art 02/11/09
35 Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted "Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette" in 1876. Humanities > Art 02/12/09
36 Pablo Picasso painted "Guernica" in 1937. Humanities > Art 02/12/09
37 Claude Monet painted "On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt" in 1868. Humanities > Art 02/14/09
38 "Mao" was painted by Andy Warhol in 1973. Humanities > Art 02/14/09
39 "The Blue Boy" is an oil painting by Thomas Gainsborough, circa 1770. Humanities > Art 02/15/09
40 "Whistler's Mother" is the colloquial name for what the artist called "Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother". Humanities > Art 02/15/09
41 Honoré Daumier painted "The Insurrection", or "The Uprising", circa 1860 in oil on canvas. Humanities > Art 02/15/09
42 "Campbell's Soup Cans" was painted by Andy Warhol in 1962. Humanities > Art 02/15/09
43 Many artists have made self-portraits, but only Vincent van Gogh painted "Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear" in 1889. Humanities > Art 02/15/09
44 Édouard Manet painted "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" in 1882. Humanities > Art 02/16/09
45 James McNeill Whistler painted "Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother" in 1871. Humanities > Art 02/16/09

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