The Most Iconic Artwork in Each European Country

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The Most Iconic Artwork in Each European Country

The Most Iconic Artwork in Each European Country
The Most Iconic Artwork in Each European Country




This map depicts the most iconic artwork in each European country and makes us look at the old continent in a totally different light. Normally, no one should judge another country based on stereotypes, especially if they haven’t visited that place. This way, by looking at this map, you get to judge the country from an artistic point of view.

One could look at the map, analyze the most iconic artwork from each country, and decide which kind of artistic current best suits his personal taste. That would definitely create a new and inspiring traveling experience for anyone who decides on visiting Europe.

This very creative map was posted by u/halfabluesky on Reddit, r/mapporn and map enthusiasts simply went nuts about it and we could easily understand why.

After looking at this very detailed map, which European country would you visit first?

Famous artwork in Europe [OC] [2000×1982] from MapPorn

Albania:

Holy Mary holding Baby Jesus in her right arm, Onufri, 16th Century.

Andorra:

Decoration of the apse and the triumphal arch. From the church of Sant Miquel d’Engolasters, Master of Santa Coloma d’Andorra, around 1160.

Austria:

The Kiss, Gustav Klimt, 1908.

Belarus:

The Fiddler, Marc Chaggall, 1913.

Belgium:

The Son of Man, René Magritte, 1964.

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Mountain landscape, Karlo Mijić, 1924.

Bulgaria:

Rachenitsa Dance, Ivan Mrkvička, 1894.

Croatia:

Roman Woman Playing A Lute, Vjekoslav Karas, 1845-47.

Cyprus:

Work by Stelois Votsis – hard to identify, but Stelios Votsis lived from 1929 to 2012 and you can view a few of his works here.

Czech Republic:

The Absinthe Drinker, Viktor Oliva, 1901.

Denmark:

The Little Mermaid, Edvard Eriksen, 1913.

Estonia:

Half Nude in Striped Skirt, Adamson-Eric, unknown.

Finland:

The Wounded Angel, Hugo Simerg, 1903.

France:

Impression, Sunrise, Claude Monet, 1872.

Germany:

Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, Caspar David Friedrich, 1818.

Greece:

Venus de Milo, Alexandros of Antioch, 130-100 BC.

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Hungary:

The Old Fisherman, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, 1902.

Iceland:

Pingvellir, Pórarinn B. Porláksson Pingvellir, 1900.

Ireland:

Three Studies of Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, 1969.

Italy:

Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1503-06, perhaps till 1517.

Latvia:

After Church, Janis Rozentals, 1894.

Lithuania:

Tale of the Kings, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1909.

Luxembourg:

Stretch of the Moselle at Greiveldange with Stadtbredimus, Nico Klopp, 1930.

Macedonia (FYROM):

Scene from the Paris Psalter, 10th Century.

Moldova:

The Girls From Ciadar Lunga, Mihail Grecu, 1960.

Monaco:

Ranieri I, Unknown (He ruled from 1267-1314).

Malta:

Our Lady of Philermos.

Netherlands:

The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Johannes Vermeer, 1656.

Norway:

The Scream, Edvard Munch, 1893.

Poland:

Rejtan, or the Fall of Poland, Jan Matjko, 1866.

Portugal:

Le Fado, José Malhoa, 1910.

Romania:

Car Cu Boi, Nicolae Grigorescu, 1899.

Russia:

Golden Autumn, Isaac Levitan, 1895.

Serbia:

The Wounded Montenegrin, Paja Jovanović, 1882.

Slovakia:

Work by Albin Brunovsky, lived from 1935-1997.

Slovenia:

Pomlad (Spring), Ivan Grohar, 1903.

Spain:

Guernica, Pablo Picasso, 1937.

Sweden:

Breakfast Under the Big Birch Tree, Carl Larsson, 1895.

Switzerland:

The Walking Man, Alberto Giacometti, 1960.

Turkey:

The Tortoise Trainer, Osman Hamdi Bey, 1906-7

Ukraine:

Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks, Ilya Repin, 1880-1891.

United Kingdom:

The Fighting Temeraire, Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1838

Vatican City:

Creation of Adam, Michelangelo, 1508-1512.

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