"The Bal du moulin de la Galette" is a world-renowned Impressionist artwork painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1876. The painting, which is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, captures a typical Sunday afternoon at the original Moulin de la Galette in Montmartre, where working-class Parisians dressed in their best enjoy dancing, drinking, and galettes into the night. Renoir's brushstrokes and use of light create a vivid snapshot of real-life during the period. The painting previously belonged to Gustave Caillebotte and later became property of the French Republic. It has been exhibited in various museums, including the Musée du Luxembourg, the Musée du Louvre, and finally the Musée d'Orsay.
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose: A Masterpiece of Light and Color by John Singer Sargent
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose is a renowned oil painting by the American artist John Singer Sargent. The painting is one of the most celebrated works of the late 19th century and is famous for its stunning use of light and color. It depicts two young girls in a garden, holding Chinese lanterns, surrounded by flowers and greenery. The title of the painting comes from the names of the flowers shown in the picture, carnations, lilies, and roses.