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Art Forms in Nature, Plate 79: Lacertilia

Ernst Haeckel, 1904

Art Forms in Nature, Plate 83: Lichenes

Ernst Haeckel, 1904

Art Forms in Nature, Plate 85: Ascidiacea

Ernst Haeckel, 1904

Art Forms in Nature, Plate 96: Chaetopoda

Ernst Haeckel, 1904

Art Forms in Nature, 99: Trochilidae

Ernst Haeckel, 1904


Helene Schjerfbeck, 1904


André Derain, 1904

Forest Brook at Leissingen

Ferdinand Hodler, 1904

La Marée Basse

Jean Metzinger, 1904

The Stone with Three Sketches

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1904

Nature has more depth than surface, hence the need to introduce in our vibrations of light, represented by reds and yellows, enough blue tints to give a feeling of air.

Letters from Paul Cézanne to Emile Bernard

Paul Cézanne, 1904

Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親, 1904

What makes a piece of artwork significant, is the fullness of the artist’s efforts, the powerfulness of his or her will.

On Raphael and the Power of Will

Maurice Denis, 1904

What a pitfall the practice of Antiquity can be—It is an art that is too rich, too perfect, too general, of bygone idealism, and for which the conventions have become nearly incomprehensible

On Rome and the Wonders of Antiquity

Maurice Denis, 1904


Jean Metzinger, 1904

Pearl Oyster

Mikhail Vrubel, 1904

Six-Winged Seraphim

Mikhail Vrubel, 1904


Franz Stuck, 1904

The Chess Players

Ludwig Deutsch, 1904

The Old Guitarist

Pablo Picasso, 1903-1904

The Russo-Japanese War

Niko Pirosmani, c. 1904

The Scribe

Ludwig Deutsch, 1904

Woman Ironing

Pablo Picasso, 1904

Abraham's Oak

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1905

After the Concert, at the Fireplace

Mikhail Vrubel, 1905


Franz Stuck, 1905

Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Jean Metzinger, 1905


André Derain, 1905

Femme assise au bouquet de feuillage

Jean Metzinger, 1905


Anna Ancher, 1905

Lacquered Wood Chair

Koloman Moser, 1905

Madame Matisse in a Kimono

André Derain, 1905

Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Jean Metzinger, 1904-1905


André Derain, 1905

Portrait of a Man

Henri Rousseau, 1905

Rosebushes under the Trees

Gustav Klimt, 1905


Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1904-1905

Still Life with Flower Holder

Paul Cézanne, 1905

The Hungry Lion throws itself on the Antelope

Henri Rousseau, 1905

The Thought

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1904-1905

The Three Ages of Woman

Gustav Klimt, 1905

The Woman with a Hat

Henri Matisse, 1905

Water Lilies

Claude Monet, 1905

Peasant War print 3: Whetting the Scythe

Käthe Kollwitz, 1905

Woman Leaning on Her Hands

Henri Matisse, 1905

Canal Of Overschie

Paul Signac, 1906

Cat and Plum Blossoms, 猫梅

Hishida Shunsō, 1906

Charing Cross Bridge

André Derain, 1905-1906

Charing Cross Bridge, London

André Derain, 1906

Child with Crane

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906
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