On this page you will find links to the artists' sites and/or biographies and/or locations
(galleries, collections, museums, etc.) where the pieces are currently known to be displayed.

Any error on the part of the Web Master is completely unintentional and without malice.

The inspiration for this Web Site came from
Design Basics - Second Edition
by David A. Lauer

This Web Site is for educational use only.

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then simply scroll down to the section for the piece you want
the information for, and click on the link to visit the source, if you wish.
Please be aware that a separate window will open up for the source.

In some cases, the pages/links are in foreign languages. If you want the
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Illusion of Space

Scale & Proportion

Line

Shape & Volume

Colour

Balance

Unity

Emphasis & Focal Point

Visual Analogies

 


Illusion of Space
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Edith Hayllar - "A Summer Shower"
- 1883
- Barber Institute of Fine Arts
George Tooker - "The Subway"
- 1950
- Whitney Museum of American Art
Meindert Hobbema - "Avenue at Middelharnis"
- 1689
- National Gallery
Fra Angelico - "Christ Glorified in the Court of Heaven" (Detail)
- 1435
- National Gallery

Pietro Perugino - "The Delivery of the Keys to St. Peter"
- 1482
- Sistine Chapel, The Vatican

Juan Gris - "Still Life Before an Open Window: Place Ravignan"
- 1915
- Philidelphia Museum of Art
Andrew Wyeth - "Christina's World"
- 1948
- Museum of Modern Art
Berenice Abbott - "Wall Street Showing East River, from Roof of Irving Trust Company"
- Museum of the City of New York
George Fennel Robson - "St. Paul's from Southwark by Sunset"
- 1833
- Yale Centre for British Art
Ralston Crawford - "Whitestone Bridge"
- 1939
- Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
Pieter de Hooch - "An Interior, with a Woman Drinking with Two Men, and Maidservant"
- 2nd Half of the 17th Century
- National Gallery
Pieter de Hooch - "An Interior, with a Woman Drinking with Two Men, and Maidservant"
- 2nd Half of the 17th Century
- National Gallery
Leonardo da Vinci - "The Last Supper"
- 1495 -1498
- The Last Supper
Edward Ruscha - "Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas"
- 1963
- Hood Museum of Art
Ronald Davis - "Frame and Beam"
- 1975
- Seattle Art Museum
Jean-Honoré Fragonard - "Confession of Love"
- 1771 - 1773
- Frick Collection
Clayton Pond - "Self-Portrait in the Bathtub"
- 1973


Scale & Proportion
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Honoré Sharrer - "The Industrial Scene (Centre Panel of Tribute to the American Working People)"
- 1945 - 1950
- Smithsonian Archives of American Art
"Annunciation to the Shepherds" - Manuscript Illumination
- 1004 - 1024
- Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Kent Twitchell - "The Holy Trinity with the Virgin"
- 1977 - 1978
- Otis College of Art and Design
Robert Indiana - "Love"
- 1968
- Whitney Museum of American Art
Robert Indiana - "Love"
- 1970
- Love Park, Philadelphia
Adolphe Bouguereau - "The Thank Offering"
- 1867
- Philidelphia Museum of Art
Erastus Salisbury Field - "Historical Monument of the American Republic"
- 1876

Line
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Pietro Perugino - " Crucifixion with The Virgin, St. John, St. Jerome & St. Mary Magdalene"
- National Gallery of Art

Shape & Volume
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Thomas Eakins - "Miss Van Buren"
- 1886 - 1890
- Phillips Collection
Chaim Soutine - "Woman in Red"
- 1923 - 1924
- Private Collection
Alfred Leslie - "Alfred Leslie"
- 1966 - 1967
- Whitney Museum of American Art
Polyclitus - "Spear Carrier"
- 450 - 440 B.C.
- Museo Nazionale
M. C. Escher - "Study of Regular Division of the Plane with Hosemen"
- 1946

Colour
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Georges-Pierre Seurat - "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte"
- 1884
- The Art Institute of Chicago
Georges-Pierre Seurat - "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (Detail) "
- 1884
- The Art Institute of Chicago

Balance
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Hoitsu Kishin - "The Persimmon Tree"
- 1816
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
José Peña and Fernando de Casas
- Cathedral Santiago de Compostela, Spain
- 1667 - 1750
Katsushika Hokusai - "South Wind and Clearing Weather"
- 1820 - 1830
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
Utagawa Kuniyoshy - "Nichiren in Exile"
- 1831
- Philidelphia Museum of Art
Jean Lurçat - "Soleil-Sagittaire" (Courtesy Madame Lurçat)
- 1960
Lee Krasner - "Polar Stampede"
- 1960

Unity
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Robert Rauschenberg
- "Tampa 2"
- 1973
- Graphic Studio Art Department
Louise Nevelson - "Tide I, Tide"
- 1963
Edgar Degas - "The Millinery Shop"
- 1882
- The Art Institute of Chicago

B. Martin Pedersen
- "Page Layout: Leonardo Da Vinci"
- March 1982

Emphasis & Focal Point
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Sam Francis - "Facing Within"
- 1975
Elie Nadelman - "Man in the Open Air" - 1915
- The Frick Art Museum
Ceri Richards - "Major-Minor Orange Blue"
- 1970
- Tate Collection
John Trumbull - "The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis"
- 1787 - 1794
- Yale University Art Gallery
John Steuart Curry - "Baptism in Kansas"
- 1928
- The Amica Library
Bill Brandt - "Policeman in Bermondsey"
Robert Weaver - "To Be Good Is Not Good Enough, When You Dream of Being Great."
- School of Visual Arts, New York

Visual Analogies
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How to create a Visual Analogy
How to create a Visual Analogy
How to create a Visual Analogy
How to create a Visual Analogy

Texture & Pattern
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Vincent van Gogh - "Road with Cypresses"
- 1890

Anne Ryan - "Yellow, Mustard, and Two Blacks"
- 1915

Lee Bontecou - "Untitled"
- 1961
Max Ernst - "The Eye of Silence"
- 1943 - 1944
- Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Gustave Klimt - "Adele Bloch-Bauer"
- 1907
- Neue Galerie - This page will require translation.
Jean Dubuffet - "Nimble Free Hand to the Rescue"
- 1964
- Tate Gallery

 

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