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1 "The Birth of Venus" was painted in the 1480s by Sandro Botticelli. Humanities > Art 06/27/09
2 "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" was painted by Rembrandt van Rijn in 1633. Humanities > Art 06/25/09
3 "La Gioconda" is another name for Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa". Humanities > Art 06/18/09
4 "The Last Supper" was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci. Humanities > Art 06/17/09
5 Marcel Duchamp entitled a urinal as art and called it "Fountain" in 1917. Humanities > Art 04/05/09
6 The Pietà and the David were sculpted by Michelangelo before he became thirty years of age. Humanities > Art 03/18/09
7 "Pietà", a marble sculpture of Mary holding and grieving over the dead body of Jesus, was completed by Michelangelo in 1499. Humanities > Art 02/24/09
8 Leonardo Da Vinci's drawing showing the proportions of man is called the "Vitruvian Man". Humanities > Art 02/23/09
9 Jean-François Millet painted "The Gleaners" in 1857 in oil on canvas. Humanities > Art 02/22/09
10 "Las Dos Fridas" was painted in 1939 by Frida Kahlo. Humanities > Art 02/21/09
11 In 1930, Grant Wood painted "American Gothic" in oil on beaverboard. Humanities > Art 02/17/09
12 Diego Rivera painted "Los Viejos" in 1912. Humanities > Art 02/17/09
13 James McNeill Whistler painted "Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother" in 1871. Humanities > Art 02/16/09
14 Édouard Manet painted "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" in 1882. Humanities > Art 02/16/09
15 Many artists have made self-portraits, but only Vincent van Gogh painted "Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear" in 1889. Humanities > Art 02/15/09

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