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20 Most Famous Paintings by Edvard Munch

Anxiety by Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker who was born on December 12, 1863, in Loten, Norway and died on January 23, 1944, in Oslo, Norway. Edvard Munch’s best-known works are The Scream of 1893. This article features 20 Most Famous Paintings by Edvard Munch.

The majority of artworks that Edvard Munch produced, were on the symbolism art style. This can be mainly because of the fact the works of art he manufactured focused entirely on the inner reflections of the subject rather than the external aspects. Symbolist painters believed that artwork should represent a feeling or idea instead of representing the aesthetic world in the target, quasi-scientific way embodied by Realism and Impressionism.

The Dance of Life

The Dance of Life by Edvard Munch

The Dance of Life by Edvard Munch

The Dance of Life is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1899. This painting depicts a woman in three stages all resemble Tulla Larsen while the man in the foreground appears to be Munch. This painting can be viewed at the National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design, Oslo.

At the Roulette Table in Monte Carlo

At the Roulette Table in Monte Carlo by Edvard Munch

At the Roulette Table in Monte Carlo by Edvard Munch

At the Roulette Table in Monte Carlo is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1892. The artist depicts men and women are crowded around the table and all their concentration is on the game. The subject of this painting is tension and drama around the roulette. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

The scene is depicted so well using numerous colors – for instance the faces in the scene are represented via eyes, mouth, and noses while suggesting the red, green, and beige faces.

Madonna

Madonna by Edvard Munch

Madonna by Edvard Munch

Madonna is a painting produced by Edvard Munch between 1892 and 1895. This painting depicts a bare-breasted half-length female figure which the artist painted it using oils on canvas. This painting was stolen in 2004 but got recovered in the nest two years.

Anxiety

Anxiety by Edvard Munch

Anxiety by Edvard Munch

Anxiety is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1894. Another painting named as The Scream painted by Munch is closely related to this famous piece. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

Love and Pain

Love and Pain by Edvard Munch

Love and Pain by Edvard Munch

Love and Pain is a painting produced by Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1895. This painting is also widely called as Vampire but not much by the artist. The artist completed a total of six paintings of the same subject which can be viewed at Munch Museum in Oslo and Gothenburg Museum of Art.

Melancholy

Melancholy by Edvard Munch

Melancholy by Edvard Munch

Melancholy is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1891. In this painting, the artist depicts a man with his head resting in his hand in a pensive mood at the edge of a shoreline. This painting is currently in a private collection.

Death in the sickroom

Death in the sickroom by Edvard Munch

Death in the sickroom by Edvard Munch

Death in the sickroom is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1893. The original title given to this painting was Døden i sykeværelset. This painting was famous for this Expressionism style around the world. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway

Puberty

Puberty by Edvard Munch

Puberty is a painting produced by Edvard Munch between 1894 and 1895. The Norwegian artist was widely known for his role in expressionistic art. Puberty has also been done as a lithograph and an etching by Munch. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery, Oslo.

Jealousy

Jealousy by Edvard Munch

Jealousy by Edvard Munch

Jealousy is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1895. The artist completed around 11 painted versions of Jealousy with first produced in 1895 and the last was made during the 1930s. This painting can be viewed at Bergen Kunstmuseum (Rasmus Meyer’s Collection).

Evening on Karl Johan Street

Evening on Karl Johan Street by Edvard Munch

Evening on Karl Johan Street by Edvard Munch

Evening on Karl Johan Street is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1892. The artist produced this painting using oil on canvas around the European period. This painting can be viewed at Rasmus Meyer Collection, Bergen, Norway

Starry Night

Starry Night by Edvard Munch

Starry Night is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1893. In this painting, the artist Munch depicts the view from the hotel window, where he fell in love for the first time. This painting can be viewed at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Inger on the Beach

Inger on the Beach by Edvard Munch

Inger on the Beach is a painting produced by Edvard Munch during the summer of 1889. This painting is a portrait of Munch’s youngest sister Inger. She is depicted sitting in a quiet pose, a straw hat in her hands, on a large granite rock. This painting can be viewed at Kunstmuseum, Bergen.

Consul Christen Sandberg

Consul Christen Sandberg by Edvard Munch

Consul Christen Sandberg is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1901. The subject in this painting was a Norwegian naval officer, businessman, author, and German vice-consul. Munch also painted a smaller portrait of him in 1915. This painting can be viewed at Munch/Stenersen.

Self-Portrait with Burning Cigarette

Self-Portrait with Burning Cigarette by Edvard Munch

Self-Portrait with Burning Cigarette by Edvard Munch

Self-Portrait with Burning Cigarette is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1895. In this painting, the artist depicts himself as a self portrait who is burning a cigarette. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.

The Girls on the Bridge

The Girls on the Bridge by Edvard Munch

The Girls on the Bridge is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1901. This painting is widely known as the masterpiece of Munch’s work in expressionism. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.

Eye in Eye

Eye in Eye by Edvard Munch

Eye in Eye by Edvard Munch

Eye in Eye is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1894. In this painting, the artist depicts two figures, one male and the other female. Both these figures are looking at each other, eye to eye. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

Young woman on the shore

Young woman on the shore by Edvard Munch

Young woman on the shore is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1894. This painting depicts a lonely woman standing on the shore showing her back and it appears to viewers that she is calm and composed. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

Two Women on the Shore

Two women on the shore by Edvard Munch

Two women on the shore by Edvard Munch

Two Women on the Shore is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1898. In this painting, the artist gave loneliness, sex, and death powerful expression. The subject of this painting is similar to another painting Young woman on the shore. This painting can be viewed at Art Institute of Chicago Building

Galloping horse

Galloping horse by Edvard Munch

Galloping horse by Edvard Munch

The Galloping Horse is a painting produced by Edvard Munch between 1910 and 1912. The original title given to this painting was Galopperende hest. It depicts a horse-drawn sleigh speeds down a narrow road with men and women in separation. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway

Kiss IV

Kiss IV by Edvard Munch

Kiss IV by Edvard Munch

Kiss IV is a painting produced by Edvard Munch in 1902. This painting depicts two figures, male and female who were embrace in a kiss. This painting can be viewed at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

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