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Incorporating paintings from all sessions and geographical parts, this can be an creation to the various collections within the Metropolitan Museum of paintings in long island. From historic Egypt comes the Temple of Dendur and a small cat-coffin; the popular Euphronios krater is helping to symbolize Greece and Rome; and beautiful mask come from the Africa, Oceania and Americas wing. The portray part comprises highlights resembling Botticelli's "Annunciation", Titian's "Mars and Venus", Brueghel's "Harvesters", Rembrandt's "Aristotle", David's "Death of Socrates", Manet's "Boating", a Cezanne still-life and Gauguin's "La Orana Maria". the twentieth century is well-represented, with works through Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Brancusi, Giacometti and Hopper between many others. The publication additionally comprises drawings, prints, photos and the ornamental arts.

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