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Title J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES
Reference M001
Description
Images of the building and architecture from the J.Paul Getty Museum, California which houses a distinguished collection of Western European art. This museum, established in J.Paul Getty's ranch house in Malibu, housed collections of Greek and Roman antiquities, 18th-century French furniture, and European paintings. Expanded in the mid 1980s, the American architectural firm of Richard Meier & Partners was awarded the design commission.
 
 
Title JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS
Reference M002
Description
Description: Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896), an English painter, helped found the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848. Most of Millais's paintings have literary or religious subjects but he also painted portraits of distinguished Englishmen of his time and illustrated books and periodicals
 
 
Title JEAN AUGUSTE DOMINIQUE INGRES
Reference M003
Description
Images by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), a leading French artist who painted in the style known as neoclassicism. Ingres painted many historical, mythological, and religious subjects, however, he is probably most admired for his portraits and female nudes
 
 
Title GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, BILBAO, SPAIN
Reference M004
Description
Images of the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain. Designed by the North American architect Frank O. Gehry, the building is an extraordinary combination of interconnecting shapes
 
 
Title BARCELONA/GAUDI CITYSCAPE
Reference M005
Description
Images of Gaudi's architecture in Barcelona, Spain. Antonio Gaudi (1852-1926), was a major Spanish architect. He developed an extremely personal style that featured vivid colours, curved surfaces, and flowing lines and spaces, his most famous structure is the unfinished Church of the Sagrada Familia
 
 
Title SALZBURG CITYSCAPE
Reference M006
Description
Images of the buildings, architecture and people of Salzburg, Austria including images from the movie written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Sound of Music
 
 
Title CARL LARSSON
Reference M007
Description
Images by Carl Larsson (1853 - 1919), Swedish painter and graphic artist. He is associated particularly with intimate water colours of the idyllic everyday life of his own home in Dalecarlia, which had a lasting influence on the Swedish attitude towards furnishing and interior decoration
 
 
Title BERLIN CITYSCAPE
Reference M008
Description
Images of the buildings, architecture and well-known features of Berlin including Brandenburger Tor, Reichstag, Schloss Charlottenburg and Sony Building
 
 
Title HAUSBUCHMEISTER
Reference M009
Description
Illustrations from Hausbuchmeister (The Medieval Housebook), a German manuscript and legendary work of the late 15th century. The dry point prints are thought to be by the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet and provide a remarkable view of life in a noble court at the end of the late Middle Ages
 
 
Title L'ORANGERIE AT VERSAILLE
Reference M010
Description
Images from L'Orangerie at the Chateau of Versaille, a magnificent palace in northern France. Built by King Louis XIV during the 1600's, it was the royal residence for more than 100 years. It is now a national museum.
 
 
Title VINCENT VAN GOGH PORTRAITS
Reference M011
Description
Images from the artist, Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), a Dutch painter. One of the most famous painters in modern art, however during his lifetime, he received little recognition and sold only one painting. Many of his portraits were painted in Arles, southern France where the influence of the sunlight and landscape inspired him to use even more vivid colors
 
 
Title GREECE CITYSCAPE
Reference M012
Description
Images of statues, art, temples and architecture from ancient Greece
 
 
Title DAR AL-ATHAR AL ISLAMIYYAH MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART, KUWAIT
Reference M013
Description
Images of Islamic Art from the Dar Al-Athar Al Islamiyyah Museum of Islamic Art, Kuwait
 
 
Title BAUHAUS
Reference M014
Description
Images from the Bauhaus School, an influential school of design. Founded in Germany in 1919 by the architect Walter Gropius, teachers at the school included such famous artists as Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Josef Albers, and Wassily Kandinsky.
 
 
Title CLOCKWORK
Reference M015
Description
Various images of architecture, flowers and plants, people's portraits and clock face
 
 
Title LOUVRE, PARIS
Reference M016
Description
Art, architecture and imagery from the Louvre, Paris
 
 
Title ISABELLA GARNER STEWART MUSEUM, BOSTON
Reference M017
Description
Images of art, architecture and gardens of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, which houses Renaissance paintings and sculptures in a beautifully furnished mansion. The galleries are filled with paintings, sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and decorative arts from cultures spanning thirty centuries.
 
 
Title ART NOUVEAU
Reference M018
Category Mock-Up
Description
Imagery from artists of the Art Nouveau period; a decorative style of design that flourished from the 1890's until about 1910. Artists from that period include Aubrey Beardsley, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Emile Galle, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Antonio Gaudi and Victor Horta
 
 
Title HARRODS DEPARTMENT STORE, LONDON
Reference M021
Description
Images of the building, people, food and products from Harrods in London
 
 
Title AMERICAN FLAG
Reference M022
Description
Various images including portraits, architecture and the American flag
 
 
Title PRE-RAPHAELITES
Reference M024
Description
Images from the Pre-Raphaelites, a group of seven artists and writers who wanted to reform England's art, whose leaders were William Holman Hunt, Sir John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. They were resolved to paint according to nature, not according to rules. This led them to use striking colour and minute, abundant detail
 
 
 
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