Moon in the Paintings

Moon has always been an intrigue for artists and scientists alike.


RENE MARGITTE

Sixteenth of September, 1956
The Mysteries of the Horizon, 1955, Oil on canvas

JOAN MIRÓ

Dog Barking at the Moon, 1926, Oil on canvas

HENRI ROUSSEAU

The Dream, 1910, Oil on canvas
The Sleeping Gypsy, 1897, Oil on canvas

PEDER SEVERIN KRØYER

Summer Evening at Skagen Beach – The Artist and his Wife, 1899

VINCENT VAN GOGH

Road with Cypress and Star, 1890, Oil on canvas
Landscape with Wheat Sheaves and Rising Moon, 1889, Oil on canvas
The Starry Night, 1889, Oil on canvas

THOMAS COLE

The Course of Empire - Desolation, 1836, Oil on canvas

CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH

Moonrise by the Sea, 1822, Oil on canvas
Two Men Contemplating the Moon, 1824

ABRAHAM PETHER

Evening scene with full moon and persons, 1801

FRANCISCO GOYA

Witches' Sabbath, 1798, Oil on canvas

KITAGAWA UTAMARO

品川の月 Shinagawa no Tsuki (Moon in Shinagawa), 1791, hanging-scroll painting made with coloured inks on paper

JOSEPH WRIGHT OF DERBY

Dovedale by Moonlight, 1784

PHILIP JAMES DE LOUTHERBOURG

Moonlight, 1977, Oil on canvas

MICHELANGELO

The Creation of the Sun, Moon and Vegetation, 1511, Fresco

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