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Art Forms in Nature, 99: Trochilidae, Ernst Haeckel

Art Forms in Nature, 99: Trochilidae

Ernst Haeckel, 1904
Azaleas, Helene Schjerfbeck


Helene Schjerfbeck, 1904
Bougival, André Derain


André Derain, 1904
Forest Brook at Leissingen, Ferdinand Hodler

Forest Brook at Leissingen

Ferdinand Hodler, 1904
La Marée Basse, Jean Metzinger

La Marée Basse

Jean Metzinger, 1904
The Stone with Three Sketches, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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

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
Paysage, Jean Metzinger


Jean Metzinger, 1904
Pearl Oyster, Mikhail Vrubel

Pearl Oyster

Mikhail Vrubel, 1904
Six-Winged Seraphim, Mikhail Vrubel

Six-Winged Seraphim

Mikhail Vrubel, 1904
Sphinx, Franz Stuck


Franz Stuck, 1904
The Chess Players, Ludwig Deutsch

The Chess Players

Ludwig Deutsch, 1904
The Old Guitarist, Pablo Picasso

The Old Guitarist

Pablo Picasso, 1903-1904
The Russo-Japanese War, Niko Pirosmani

The Russo-Japanese War

Niko Pirosmani, c. 1904
The Scribe, Ludwig Deutsch

The Scribe

Ludwig Deutsch, 1904
Woman Ironing, Pablo Picasso

Woman Ironing

Pablo Picasso, 1904
Abraham's Oak, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Abraham's Oak

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1905
After the Concert, at the Fireplace, Mikhail Vrubel

After the Concert, at the Fireplace

Mikhail Vrubel, 1905
Bacchanal, Franz Stuck


Franz Stuck, 1905
Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape, Jean Metzinger

Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Jean Metzinger, 1905
Collioure, André Derain


André Derain, 1905
Femme assise au bouquet de feuillage, Jean Metzinger

Femme assise au bouquet de feuillage

Jean Metzinger, 1905
Harvesters, Anna Ancher


Anna Ancher, 1905
Lacquered Wood Chair, Koloman Moser

Lacquered Wood Chair

Koloman Moser, 1905
Madame Matisse in a Kimono, André Derain

Madame Matisse in a Kimono

André Derain, 1905
Paysage aux Deux Cypres, Jean Metzinger

Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Jean Metzinger, 1904-1905
Port, André Derain


André Derain, 1905
Portrait of a Man, Henri Rousseau

Portrait of a Man

Henri Rousseau, 1905
Rosebushes under the Trees, Gustav Klimt

Rosebushes under the Trees

Gustav Klimt, 1905
Serenity, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis


Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1904-1905
Still Life with Flower Holder, Paul Cézanne

Still Life with Flower Holder

Paul Cézanne, 1905
The Hungry Lion throws itself on the Antelope, Henri Rousseau

The Hungry Lion throws itself on the Antelope

Henri Rousseau, 1905
The Thought, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

The Thought

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1904-1905
The Three Ages of Woman, Gustav Klimt

The Three Ages of Woman

Gustav Klimt, 1905
The Woman with a Hat, Henri Matisse

The Woman with a Hat

Henri Matisse, 1905
Water Lilies, Claude Monet

Water Lilies

Claude Monet, 1905
Peasant War print 3: Whetting the Scythe, Käthe Kollwitz

Peasant War print 3: Whetting the Scythe

Käthe Kollwitz, 1905
Woman Leaning on Her Hands, Henri Matisse

Woman Leaning on Her Hands

Henri Matisse, 1905
Canal Of Overschie, Paul Signac

Canal Of Overschie

Paul Signac, 1906
Cat and Plum Blossoms, 猫梅, Hishida Shunsō

Cat and Plum Blossoms, 猫梅

Hishida Shunsō, 1906
Charing Cross Bridge, André Derain

Charing Cross Bridge

André Derain, 1905-1906
Charing Cross Bridge, London, André Derain

Charing Cross Bridge, London

André Derain, 1906
Child with Crane, Paula Modersohn-Becker

Child with Crane

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906
Eternity, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis


Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1906
In the Theatre I, Marianne von Werefkin

In the Theatre I

Marianne von Werefkin, 1906
Italian woman with a plate in her raised hand, Paula Modersohn-Becker

Italian woman with a plate in her raised hand

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906
Landscape near Antwerp, Georges Braque

Landscape near Antwerp

Georges Braque, 1906
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