Obelisk Art History

Artworks from the Musée du Louvre

Musée du Louvre, Paris
Bushel with Ibex Motifs, Neolithic

Bushel with Ibex Motifs

4200 BCE-3500 BCE
Gebel el-Arak Knife, Ancient Egypt

Gebel el-Arak Knife

3200 BCE
Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh), Mesopotamia

Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh)

3000 BCE
Bactrian Princess, Bronze Age

Bactrian Princess

2500 BCE
Perforated plaque of Dudu, Mesopotamia

Perforated plaque of Dudu

2450 BCE
The Eannatum Boulder, Mesopotamia

The Eannatum Boulder

2450 BCE
Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity, Mesopotamia

Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity

2400 BCE
Cone of Entemena, Mesopotamia

Cone of Entemena

2400 BCE
Hinge inscripted with Entemena, Mesopotamia

Hinge inscripted with Entemena

2400 BCE
Silver Vase with Cuneiform, Mesopotamia

Silver Vase with Cuneiform

2400 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side

2350 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side

2350 BCE
Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction, Mesopotamia

Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction

2250 BCE
Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, Mesopotamia

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin

2230 BCE
Gudea cylinders, Mesopotamia

Gudea cylinders

2125 BCE
Gudea Diorite Sculpture, Mesopotamia

Gudea Diorite Sculpture

2120 BCE-2120 BCE
Divination Liver Model: Omen of siege, Mesopotamia

Divination Liver Model: Omen of siege

2000 BCE
Lion of Mari, Mesopotamia

Lion of Mari

2000 BCE
Hymn to Iddin-Dagan, Mesopotamia

Hymn to Iddin-Dagan

1950 BCE
The Head of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia

The Head of Hammurabi

1790 BCE
Prologue to Law Code of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia

Prologue to Law Code of Hammurabi

1780 BCE
Law Code of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia

Law Code of Hammurabi

1750 BCE
Funerary Male Portrait, Mesopotamia

Funerary Male Portrait

1500 BCE
Peplos Kore, Ancient Greece

Peplos Kore

530 BCE
Portrait of Aristotle, Ancient Greece

Portrait of Aristotle

100 CE
Portrait of a Young Woman, Coptic Art

Portrait of a Young Woman

200 CE
Daughter of Mousaios, Funerary Stele, Coptic Art

Daughter of Mousaios, Funerary Stele

250 CE
Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, Giotto di Bondone

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

Giotto di Bondone, 1295-1300
Baal Stele, Mesopotamia

Baal Stele

c. 1450
Portrait of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Piero della Francesca

Portrait of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta

Piero della Francesca, 1451
Self-portrait at age 22, Albrecht Dürer

Self-portrait at age 22

Albrecht Dürer, 1493
Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci

Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-1506
Pastoral Concert, Giorgione

Pastoral Concert

Giorgione, Titian, 1509
The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art

The Death of Saint Innocent

c. 1520-1530
Autumn, Giuseppe Arcimboldo


Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1573
The Coronation of the Virgin, Tintoretto

The Coronation of the Virgin

Tintoretto, c. 1580
Fortune Teller, Caravaggio

Fortune Teller

Caravaggio, 1594
The Astronomer, Johannes Vermeer

The Astronomer

Johannes Vermeer, 1668
The Lacemaker, Johannes Vermeer

The Lacemaker

Johannes Vermeer, 1669-1670
Fiding of Moses, The Enlightenment

Fiding of Moses

The Attributes of Music, Anne Vallayer-Coster

The Attributes of Music

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1770
The Song, Marguerite Gérard

The Song

Marguerite Gérard, c. 1785
Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1786
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons, Jacques-Louis David

The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

Jacques-Louis David, 1789
Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird, Joseph Ducreux

Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird

Joseph Ducreux, 1791
Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, Antonio Canova

Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss

Antonio Canova, 1787-1793
Self Portrait, Jacques-Louis David

Self Portrait

Jacques-Louis David, 1794
The Intervention of the Sabine Women, Jacques-Louis David

The Intervention of the Sabine Women

Jacques-Louis David, 1795-1799
Child with a Doll, Anne Genevieve Greuze

Child with a Doll

Anne Genevieve Greuze, c. 1800
The Flood, Anne-Louis Girodet

The Flood

Anne-Louis Girodet, 1806
Featured Collections
Smithsonian American Art Museum, United States

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

The last Mondrian in a modernist palace

Art Institute of Chicago, United States

Art Institute of Chicago

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