Tag Archives: 1900’s

1904: Discarded Treasures

John Frederick Peto: Discarded Treasures (c. 1904) At some point, someone added the forged signature “W M”—for the popular trompe l’oeil painter William Harnett (1848-1892)—to this painting by John Frederic Peto. In the 1940’s, however, it was observed that paintings … Continue reading

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1908: Dream of New York

Harry M. Pettit: Illustration for Moses King’s guidebook Views of New York (1908)

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1904: Abandoned Town

Fernand Khnopff: The Abandoned Town (1904)

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1910: Crow on Willow Branch

Seiko: Crow on Willow Branch (1900s – 1910s) (source)

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1908: Sonata

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis: Sonata No. 6 (Sonata of the Stars): Allegro (1908)

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1900: Sunrise

Lionel Walden: Sunrise on the Sea; the painting is undated.

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1905: Geographische Liebes-Räthsel

Geographische Liebes-Räthsel (1905); this map by an unknown artist uses the words from a Heinrich Heine poem as its locations: Wenn ich in deine Augen seh, So schwindet all mein Leid und Weh; Doch wenn ich küsse deinen Mund, So … Continue reading

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