The Greatest Western Paintings of all Times
Masterpieces of Western Art

Selected by piero scaruffi

Picture research by Luke Muehlhauser


  1. Bosch: The Garden of Delights (1504) - Prado, Madrid



  2. Michelangelo: Il Giudizio Universale/ Universal Judgement (1541) - Cappella Sistina, Roma



  3. Ernst: Europe After the Rain II (1942) - Sumner Collection, Hartford



  4. Klimt: Beethovenfries (1902) - Sezession, Wien



  5. Dali: Persistence of Memory (1931) - Museum of Modern Art, New York



  6. Klimt: The Virgin (1913) - National Gallery, Prague



  7. Bosch: The Last Judgement (1505) - Gemaldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Wien



  8. Klimt: The Kiss (1908) - Belvedere, Wien



  9. Botticelli: Allegoria della Primavera (1478) - Uffizi, Firenze



  10. Monet: Nimphee (1926) - Orangerie, Paris



  11. Dali: Metamorphose de Narcisse (1937) - Tate Gallery, London



  12. Leonardo: Il Cenacolo/ The Last Supper (1497) - S.Maria delle Grazie, Milano



  13. Rubens: Fall of the Damned/ Der Hollensturz der Verdammten



  14. Uccello: Battaglia di San Romano/Part I (1456) - Uffizi, Firenze



  15. Van Gogh: Starry Night (1889) - Museum of Modern Art, New York



  16. Raffaello: Sposalizio della Vergine (1504) - Piancoteca di Brera, Milano



  17. Dali: Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (1936) - Museum of Art, Philadelphia



  18. Bruegel: Triumph of Death (1562) - Prado, Madrid



  19. Botticelli: Nascita di Venere (1485) - Uffizi, Firenze



  20. Rubens: The Adoration of the Magi, Prado, Madrid



  21. Monet: Cathedrale de Rouen, Musee National d'Orsay, Paris



  22. Greco: Toledo (1599) - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York



  23. Giotto: Cappella degli Scrovegni, Padova (1305)



  24. Cranach: Flugelaltar mit dem Jungsten Gericht (1524) - Gemaldegalerie, Berlin



  25. Seurat: La Parade du Cirque (1888) - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York



  26. Ernst: La Ville Entiere (1936) - Kunsthaus, Zurich



  27. Rembrandt: Militia Company (1642) - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam



  28. Van Eyck: Madonna in the Church (1425) - Gemaldegalerie, Berlin



  29. Bruegel: The Battle Between Carnival and Lent (1559) - Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien



  30. Leonardo: Gioconda/ Mona Lisa (1505) - Louvre, Paris



  31. Raffaello: Trasfigurazione (1519) - Pinacoteca Vaticana, Roma



  32. Rousseau: Sleeping Gypsy (1897) - Museum of Modern Art, New York



  33. Piero della Francesca: Leggenda della Vera Croce (1460) - S.Francesco, Arezzo



  34. Van Gogh: Potato Eaters (1885) - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam



  35. Bruegel: Dutch Proverbs (1559) - Gemaldegalerie, Berlin



  36. Greco: La Crucifixion (1594) - Prado, Madrid



  37. Seurat: La Grande Jatte (1886) - Art Institute, Chicago



  38. Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander the Great (1529) - Alte Pinakothek, Munchen



  39. Monet: The Grainstack (1896) - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston



  40. Klee: Ad Marginen (1930) - Kunstmuseum, Basel



  41. Rembrandt: Belshazzar's Feast (1635) - National Gallery, London



  42. Van Gogh: Cypresses (1889) - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York



  43. Rubens: St Agustine, National Gallery, Prague



  44. Van Eyck: Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (1434) - National Gallery, London



  45. Renoir: Bal du Moulin de la Galette (1876) - Musee National d'Orsay, Paris



  46. Renoir: Le Dejeuner des Canotiers (1881) - Phillips Collection, Washington



  47. Goya: Aquelarre/ Il Grande Caprone (1821) - Prado, Madrid



  48. Velasquez: Las Meninas (1656) - Prado, Madrid



  49. Chagall: I and the Village (1911) - Museum of Modern Art, New York



  50. Van der Weyden: Deposition (1435) - Prado, Madrid



  51. Rembrandt: Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp (1632) - Mauritshuis, Den Haag



  52. Van Eyck: Rinaldo e Armida, Louvre, Paris



  53. Rousseau: Carnival Evening (1886) - Museum of Art, Philadelphia



  54. Renoir: Les Parapluies/ The Umbrellas (1884) - National Gallery, London



  55. Van Eyck: The Virgin of Ivers (1435) - Louvre, Paris



  56. Goya: Asmodeo (1821) - Prado, Madrid



  57. Greco: Lacoonte (1610) - National Gallery, Washington



  58. Magritte: Specchio Falso (1928) - Museum of Modern Art, New York



  59. Magritte: Condition Humain (1934) - National Gallery, Washington



  60. Giacometti: Das Kreisen der Planeten (1910) - Kunsthaus, Zurich



  61. Tansey: Triumph over Mastery (1986) - #, #



  62. Tansey: Forward Retreat (1986) - Broad Art Foundation, #



  63. Tansey: Mont Sainte-Victoire (1987) - #, #



  64. Millet: Harvesters Resting (1853)



  65. Veronese: Nozze di Cana (1563) - Louvre, Paris



  66. DeVries: Palastarchitektur mit Badernder (1596) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  67. Velasquez: Las Hilanderas (166?) - Prado, Madrid



  68. Memling: Johannesalterarn (1490) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  69. Bruegel: Babel Tower (1563) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  70. Bruegel: Procession to Calvary (1564) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  71. Bruegel: Massacre of the Innocents (1567) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  72. Bruegel: Bethlem (1566) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  73. Cranach: Johan Friedun (1544) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  74. Caravaggio: Davide/ Galea (1607) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  75. Rubens: Stormy Landscape with Philomenon/ Gemitterland Schaft mit Philenen (1625) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  76. Rubens: Feast of Venus/ Vennsfest (1637) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  77. Rubens: Miracle of St Ignatz (1618) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  78. Vermeer: Malkunst (1666) - Kunsthistorische Muzeum, Wien



  79. Vermeer: The Astronomer (1668) - Louvre, Paris



  80. Klimt: Judith I (1901) - Belvedere, Wien



  81. Klimt: Melo (1912) - Belvedere, Wien



  82. Paolo Uccello: Battaglia di San Romano/Part II (1456) - National Gallery, London



  83. Paolo Uccello: Battaglia di San Romano/Part III (1456) - Louvre, Paris



  84. Paolo Uccello: San Giorgio e il Dragone - National Gallery, London



  85. Klimt: Avenue Schloss Kaven (1912) - Belvedere, Wien



  86. Klimt: Beechwood (1903) - Belvedere, Wien



  87. Klimt: Fritza Riedler (1906) - Belvedere, Wien



  88. Klimt: Adele Blochbauer (1907) - Belvedere, Wien



  89. Schiele: Death and the Maiden (1915) - Belvedere, Wien



  90. Schiele: Mother with two children (1917) - Belvedere, Wien



  91. Schiele: Rainerbub (1910) - Belvedere, Wien



  92. Schiele: Family (1917) - Belvedere, Wien



  93. Bruegel: Sermon of St John 1566, Szepmuveszen Muzeum, Budapest



  94. Bruegel: Triumph of Death (15??) - Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel



  95. Holbein: Nikolaus Kratzer (1528) - Louvre, Paris



  96. Holbein: Georg Gisze (1532) - Louvre, Paris



  97. Holbein: Ambassadors (1533) - National Gallery, London



  98. Rubens: Debarquement de Marie de Medicis (1625) - Louvre, Paris



  99. Dali: Apoteosis of Homer, Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munchen



  100. Dali: L'Enigme du Desir (1929) - Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munchen