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Themes in Art


A Boat and a Fish, Chang Ucchin

A Boat and a Fish

Chang Ucchin, 1960
A Packet Boat off Dover, Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Packet Boat off Dover

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1836
An Afterglow, Winslow Homer

An Afterglow

Winslow Homer, 1883
Bathers at La Grenouillère, Claude Monet

Bathers at La Grenouillère

Claude Monet, 1892
Beach in Normandy, Gustave Courbet

Beach in Normandy

Gustave Courbet, 1875
Between Scylla and Charybdis, Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl

Between Scylla and Charybdis

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1910
Boat in the Flood at Port Marly, Alfred Sisley

Boat in the Flood at Port Marly

Alfred Sisley, 1876
Boating, Édouard Manet


Édouard Manet, 1874
Breezing Up (A Fair Wind), Winslow Homer

Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)

Winslow Homer, 1873-1876
Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships, Ivan Aivazovsky

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1892
Brittany, Anne Estelle Rice


Anne Estelle Rice, c. 1930
Charing Cross Bridge, London, André Derain

Charing Cross Bridge, London

André Derain, 1906
Christ and the Storm, Giorgio de Chirico

Christ and the Storm

Giorgio de Chirico, 1914
Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, Rembrandt van Rijn

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633
Dorchester 1856, Edward Mitchell Bannister

Dorchester 1856

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1856
Ferryboat, Liao Chi-chun


Liao Chi-chun, 1964
Fishermen at Sea, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishermen at Sea

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1796
Fishing Boat on the Lake, Hishida Shunsō

Fishing Boat on the Lake

Hishida Shunsō, 1900
Girls on a Felucca, Tahia Halim

Girls on a Felucca

Tahia Halim, 1960
Impression Sunrise, Claude Monet

Impression Sunrise

Claude Monet, 1872
In Port, Albert Gleizes

In Port

Albert Gleizes, 1917
Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1835
L'Île Lacroix, Rouen, Camille Pissarro

L'Île Lacroix, Rouen

Camille Pissarro, 1888
La Grenouillère, Claude Monet

La Grenouillère

Claude Monet, 1869
La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
La Marée Basse, Jean Metzinger

La Marée Basse

Jean Metzinger, 1904
Lake Placid, Florine Stettheimer

Lake Placid

Florine Stettheimer, 1919
Lastångare Stadsgården, Sigrid Hjertén

Lastångare Stadsgården

Sigrid Hjertén, 1934
London Bridge, André Derain

London Bridge

André Derain, 1906
Månelys, Peder Balke


Peder Balke, 1870
Masakiyo Conquering Korea, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1864
Memory of Azov Egg, Peter Carl Fabergé

Memory of Azov Egg

Peter Carl Fabergé, 1891
Model of Egyptian Nile Boat, Ancient Egypt

Model of Egyptian Nile Boat

2160 BCE-2130 BCE
Movement, Sails, Marsden Hartley

Movement, Sails

Marsden Hartley, 1916
Night at Gurzof, Ivan Aivazovsky

Night at Gurzof

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1891
Northern Lights, Peder Balke

Northern Lights

Peder Balke, 1870
Oarsmen at Chatou, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Oarsmen at Chatou

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1879
On a Sailboat, Albert Gleizes

On a Sailboat

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Paysage, Jean Metzinger


Jean Metzinger, 1904
People Near Boat, Edward Mitchell Bannister

People Near Boat

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1893
Port, André Derain


André Derain, 1905
Princess Reverie, Mikhail Vrubel

Princess Reverie

Mikhail Vrubel, 1896
Regatta at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

Regatta at Sainte-Adresse

Claude Monet, 1867
Regatta Day, Anne Estelle Rice

Regatta Day

Anne Estelle Rice, 1913
Sailboat on a Raging Sea, Théodore Géricault

Sailboat on a Raging Sea

Théodore Géricault, 1818-1819
Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1842
Steigen, Peder Balke


Peder Balke, 1847-1849
The Battle of Trafalgar, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Battle of Trafalgar

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1822-1824
The Beach at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

The Beach at Sainte-Adresse

Claude Monet, 1867
More Themes in Art
Still Lifes, Themes in Art

Still Lifes

Quiet moments with simple objects

Death in Art, Themes in Art

Death in Art

Life's only guarantee

Abstract Art, Themes in Art

Abstract Art

Unshackled from the figure

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