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Norwegian painting

Creek, Edward Munch, 1893

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery. Oslo. Norway Year: 1893 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Scream - Edvard Munch. 1893. Oil on cardboard, tempera, pastel. 91х73,5 The expressionism sample, the painting "Scream", as well as its numerous variants, is still one of the most mysterious masterpieces of world painting.
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Girls on the bridge, Edvard Munch, 1901

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery. Oslo Year: 1901 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Girls on the bridge - Edvard Munch. 1901. Oil on canvas. 136x125.5 Contemplation and serenity reign in this work of the great Norwegian. Evening peace. Impeccable surface of the water, perfectly white houses on the shore.
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The dance of life, Edvard Munch, 1899

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery. Oslo Year: 1899 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Dance of Life - Edvard Munch. 1899. Oil on canvas. 126x190.5 Life is a dance. A simple idea inspired the master to create this canvas. On the left is youth, on the right is old age, in the center is a mature couple.
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Ash, Edvard Munch, 1894

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery. Oslo Year: 1894 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Ash - Edvard Munch. 1894. Oil on canvas. 120.5x141 The plot of the picture can be re-told with one Pushkin line: "It's over: there is no connection between us." The artist draws the viewer's attention to the emotional state of the characters.
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The Kiss, Edvard Munch, 1897

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum. Oslo Year: 1897 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Kiss - Edvard Munch. 1897. Oil on canvas. 99x81 The plot of the picture would rather fit the masters of the Rococo era. However, it is as simple as attractive for artists of any era. A couple, frozen in a passionate kiss behind a curtain at the open window, forgotten about everything in the world.
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Starry night, Munch, 1922

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum. Oslo Year: 1922 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Starry night - Edvard Munch. 1922. Oil on canvas. 140x119 The starry sky inspired the master for several different works. In this later work, Munch presented the winter version of the sky. The work is written from the porch of the artist's house.
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Parting, Edvard Munch, 1896

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum. Oslo Year: 1896 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Parting - Edvard Munch. 1896. Oil on canvas. 96.5x127 Parting - a small death. A common expression characterizes the plot of this picture. The man worries hard, the woman triumphs.
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Madonna, Edvard Munch, 1894

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum. Oslo Year: 1894 ⇐ Click image for larger version Description of the picture: Madonna - Edvard Munch. 1894. Oil on canvas. 90x68.5 The once scandalous picture depicts Madonna in an unusual perspective. Of the canonical details here only a nimbus of unusually red color.
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Edward Munch, The Vampire, 1893

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum. Oslo Year: 1893 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the painting: Vampire - Munch. 1893. Oil on canvas. 91x109 The artist's eternal fear of women received the highest expression in this picture. Bright red hair — a clear hint of blood — runs down the unfortunate victim.
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Sick girl, Munch, 1886

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery. Oslo Year: 1886 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Sick girl - Munch. 1886. Oil on canvas. 119.5х118.5 Signed work in the artist. The author himself considered it very important for his formation and the search for new means of expression.
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Jealousy, Munch, 1895

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Private collection Year: 1895 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Jealousy - Munch. 1895. 67x100 cm Jealousy - a devastating feeling, a deforming person, and the whole world around. The artist analyzes the causes, shows the results, philosophizes, but can not get to the bottom of the matter, find a cure, name the reasons.
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"Anxiety, Edvard Munch" - description of the painting

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Munch Museum Year: 1894 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Anxiety - Edvard Munch. 1894. Oil on canvas. 94 x 74 cm. The dramatic, hectic mood of the paintings by Edvard Munch is due to his difficult fate. The upheavals that befell this talented man shaped his character, which could not affect the plot of the future works.
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"Melancholy", Edvard Munch - description of the painting

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery, Oslo Year: 1892 ⇐ Click image for zoom Description of the picture: Melancholy - Edvard Munch. 1892. Oil on canvas. 64 x 96 cm The painting "Melancholy" is a landmark work for the artist Edvard Munch. It was in this canvas that the style was clearly defined, the author's manner “crystallized”, the distinctive features of which were clear contours, an expressive line with deliberate simplification of forms, gloomy character and ... mysteriousness.
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"Forest Troll", Theodor Kittelsen - description of the painting

Author: Theodor Kittelsen Museum: Private collection Year: 1906 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Forest troll - Theodore Kittelsen. 1906. Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil. 36.3x28.1 cm This amazing engraving seems to be an unusually modern work, although it is already over 100 years old. She can be boldly recognized as a picture from the genre of "frauds".
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"Evening on the street of Karl Johan", Edvard Munch - description of the painting

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: Collection of Rasmus Meier, Bergen Year: 1892 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Evening on Karl Johan Street - Edvard Munch. 1892. Oil on canvas. 84.5 x 11 cm The picture presented is part of the large cycle of Edvard Munch - "The Frieze of Life: A Poem about Love, Life and Death", and, along with "The Cry", is included in the group of paintings "Fear of Life".
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"Water", Theodore Kittelsen - description of the painting

Author: Theodor Kittelsen Museum: Private collection Year: 1887-1892 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Water - Theodore Kittelsen. 1887-1892 Seeing this picture, it is asked to compare it with the books of the horror master Stephen King. In both cases, fears are hidden by commonness - a beautiful swamp with water lilies suddenly turns out to be the focus of unspeakable horror, and a seemingly innocuous snag with roots protruding from the water is the head of a monstrous creature.
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"Night in Saint Cloud", Edvard Munch - description of the painting

Author: Edvard Munch Museum: National Gallery of Oslo Year: 1890 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Night in Saint-Cloud - Edvard Munch. 1890. Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 54 cm In 1889, Edvard Munch, who had already enjoyed the success after the first solo exhibition, was forced to leave Paris, where he had an internship - an epidemic of cholera broke out in the city.
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"Mouse city", Theodor Kittelsen - description of the painting

Author: Theodor Kittelsen Museum: Private collection Year: 1896 ⇐ Click image for a larger version Description of the picture: Mouse city - Theodore Kittelsen. 1896 This picture is one of the illustrations for the book The Black Death. It is dedicated to the most terrible plague epidemic that swept across Western Europe in the XIV century and almost turned Norway into a lifeless country.
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"Terrible, creepy, rustling, noisy", Theodore Kittelsen - description of the painting

Author: Theodor Kittelsen Museum: Private collection Year: 1900 ⇐ Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Terrible, creepy, rustling, noisy - Theodore Kittelsen. 1900 Dark dense forest, night, ghostly cold light of the moon, incomprehensible sounds, frighteningly unfamiliar outlines of objects, waving shadows: all these are primitive fears that have been accumulated in the minds of every person, almost from the very beginning of humanity as such.
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"Eye to eye", Edvard Munch - description of the painting

Author: Edward Munch Museum: Munch Museum Year: 1894 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Eye to eye - Edvard Munch. 1894. Oil on canvas. 136 x 110 cm A rare example of the lyrical work of Edvard Munch is "Eyes to Eyes". At this time, the artist was 32 years old. The work is written as part of a large cycle "Frieze of Life", consisting of 22 paintings.
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