ArtistsMary Cassatt Paul Cezanne Edgar Degas Paul Gaugin Jean-Leon Gerome William Harnett Buonarroti Michelangelo Claude Monet Georgia O'Keeffe Raphael Sanzio Rembrandt van Rijn Auguste Renoir Dante Rossetti Henri Rousseau John Singer Sargent Georges Seurat Vincent Van Gogh Friedrich Von Amerling John Waterhouse
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Artwork Pick of the Week:The Snake Charmer
Painted in 1889 by Jean-Léon Gérôme
12.11.07 New look created for Portitude.org and Portitude.com front pages.
05.27.07 New artwork added to artists Von Amerling, Seurat and Van Gogh.
04.07.07 Preliminary self portraits for all artists added; filled in blank biographies for most remaining artists.
Since the beginning of time, we have made art. From paintings on the walls of caves, to sweeping masterpieces on cathedral ceilings, art has defined who we are, and what we are to become.
Through the years, art has seen every possible extreme. From the staid works of Raphael, to the surrealism of Salvador Dali, every emotion that can possibly be expressed has been.
Presented here are the works of men and women who not only excelled in their profession, but changed the way we think about art.