PARIS in art

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Paris has captured the imaginations of many over the years. The city of lights, the city of love, the city of beauty. How have artists captured Paris over the years? What feature of Paris have they tried to depict in their paintings ? Choose a painting of a place in Paris and find a photo on the internet of the same place. Describe the painting you chose, the mood it depicts and compare the style of this painting to other paintings the artist painted of Paris. Alternatively, compare this artist's depiction of a place (such as the Eiffel Tower) to other artists' depictions of the place. 

La ville de Paris, Robert Delaunay, ca. 1911, From the collection of: The Toledo Museum of Art
The window, Victor Pasmore, 1938/47, From the collection of: Te Papa
By the Seine, Vincent van Gogh, 1887, From the collection of: Van Gogh Museum
The Pont-Neuf, Camille Pissarro, 1902, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
The Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, Albert Edelfelt, 1887, From the collection of: Ateneum Art Museum
Fra Verdensutstillingen i Paris i 1867, Édouard Manet, 1867, From the collection of: The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway
In the Luxembourg Gardens, John Singer Sargent, American (active London, Florence, and Paris), 1856 - 1925, 1879, From the collection of: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Afternoon in the Cluny Garden, Paris, Charles Courtney Curran, 1889, From the collection of: de Young museum
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat, 1884-1886, From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
Bird's-eye View of a Piece of Paris (Winter: foggy day), Marià Pidelaserra, 1900, From the collection of: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona
Quai a la Seinie, Paris, au Clair de Lune, Frank Boggs, 1898, From the collection of: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Boulevard de Clichy, Vincent van Gogh, March 1887 - April 1887, From the collection of: Van Gogh Museum
The Eiffel Tower, Henri Rousseau, c. 1898, From the collection of: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
- 1st series of panels, 1963-01-01/1964-09-23, From the collection of: Opéra national de Paris
At the Moulin Rouge, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), 1892/95, From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
Paris Street; Rainy Day, Gustave Caillebotte (French, 1848–1894), 1877, From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
Snow, Boulevard de Clichy, Paris, Paul Signac, 1886, From the collection of: Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Rue Montorgueil in Paris. Celebration of June 30, 1878, Claude Monet, 1878, From the collection of: Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Pont Neuf from the Quai de l'Ecole, Paris, David Cox, 1783–1859, British, 1829, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
View of Paris, Vincent van Gogh, June 1886 - July 1886, From the collection of: Van Gogh Museum
A Paris Street (Winter Sunshine), Marià Pidelaserra, Paris, 1900, From the collection of: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona
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