Obelisk Art History

Artworks from the Musee d'Orsay

Musee d'Orsay, Paris
Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt), Gustave Courbet

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt)

Gustave Courbet, 1845-1846
Ploughing in Nevers, Rosa Bonheur

Ploughing in Nevers

Rosa Bonheur, 1849
Dante and Virgil in Hell, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Dante and Virgil in Hell

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1850
The Burial at Ornans, Gustave Courbet

The Burial at Ornans

Gustave Courbet, 1849-1850
The Wounded Man, Gustave Courbet

The Wounded Man

Gustave Courbet, 1854
The Painter's Studio, Gustave Courbet

The Painter's Studio

Gustave Courbet, 1855
The Gleaners, Jean-François Millet

The Gleaners

Jean-François Millet, 1857
Sketch for Landscape in Montmorency, Camille Pissarro

Sketch for Landscape in Montmorency

Camille Pissarro, 1859
The Angelus, Jean-François Millet

The Angelus

Jean-François Millet, 1857-1859
Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet, Édouard Manet

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet

Édouard Manet, 1860
Luncheon on the Grass, Édouard Manet

Luncheon on the Grass

Édouard Manet, 1863
Olympia, Édouard Manet


Édouard Manet, 1863
The Birth of Venus, Alexandre Cabanel

The Birth of Venus

Alexandre Cabanel, 1863
Luncheon on the Grass, Claude Monet

Luncheon on the Grass

Claude Monet, 1865-1866
Head of a Yound Woman, Edgar Degas

Head of a Yound Woman

Edgar Degas, 1867
Portrait of Émile Zola, Édouard Manet

Portrait of Émile Zola

Édouard Manet, 1868
Barges on the Seine, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Barges on the Seine

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
The Magpie, Claude Monet

The Magpie

Claude Monet, 1868-1869
Self-portrait, Camille Pissarro


Camille Pissarro, 1873
Fog, Voisins, Alfred Sisley

Fog, Voisins

Alfred Sisley, 1874
Boat in the Flood at Port Marly, Alfred Sisley

Boat in the Flood at Port Marly

Alfred Sisley, 1876
L'absinthe, Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas, 1875-1876
The Banks of the Seine at Champrosay, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Banks of the Seine at Champrosay

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1876
Red Roofs, Corner of a Village, Winter, Camille Pissarro

Red Roofs, Corner of a Village, Winter

Camille Pissarro, 1877
The Saint-Lazare Station, Claude Monet

The Saint-Lazare Station

Claude Monet, 1877
Rest along the Stream. Edge of the Wood, Alfred Sisley

Rest along the Stream. Edge of the Wood

Alfred Sisley, 1878
Camille Monet on her Deathbed, Claude Monet

Camille Monet on her Deathbed

Claude Monet, 1879
The Birth of Venus, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1879
Young Girls by the Seaside, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Young Girls by the Seaside

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1879
Galatée, Gustave Moreau


Gustave Moreau, 1880
Portrait of George Clemeceau, Édouard Manet

Portrait of George Clemeceau

Édouard Manet, 1879-1880
The Three Graces, Marie Bracquemond

The Three Graces

Marie Bracquemond, 1880
La Toilette, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

La Toilette

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1883
The Wheel of Fortune, Edward Burne-Jones

The Wheel of Fortune

Edward Burne-Jones, 1883
The Meeting, Marie Bashkirtseff

The Meeting

Marie Bashkirtseff, 1884
Madeleine dans le Bois d'Amour, Émile Bernard

Madeleine dans le Bois d'Amour

Émile Bernard, 1888
Portrait of Eugène Boch, Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Eugène Boch

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888
Self-portrait 1889, Vincent Van Gogh

Self-portrait 1889

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
Closed Eyes, Odilon Redon

Closed Eyes

Odilon Redon, 1890
Dancers in Blue, Edgar Degas

Dancers in Blue

Edgar Degas, 1890
The Church at Auvers, Vincent Van Gogh

The Church at Auvers

Vincent Van Gogh, 1890
The Circus, Georges Seurat

The Circus

Georges Seurat, 1890-1891
Portrait of a Woman, Henri Rousseau

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau, 1895
The Card Players, Paul Cézanne

The Card Players

Paul Cézanne, 1890-1895
Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati), Paul Gauguin

Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Paul Gauguin, 1897
The School of Plato, Jean Delville

The School of Plato

Jean Delville, 1898
Trees on a Yellow Background, Odilon Redon

Trees on a Yellow Background

Odilon Redon, 1901
Rosebushes under the Trees, Gustav Klimt

Rosebushes under the Trees

Gustav Klimt, 1905
The Snake Charmer, Henri Rousseau

The Snake Charmer

Henri Rousseau, 1907
Death and the Maiden, Marianne Stokes

Death and the Maiden

Marianne Stokes, c. 1908
Featured Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Gallery, London, London

National Gallery, London

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

The last Mondrian in a modernist palace

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