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A map of Europe by each nation's most iconic artwork

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An ingenious mapmaker has posted a map of Europe, featuring well known paintings as the graphic for each territory.

It's really a thing of beauty and was posted to the r/mapporn subreddit on 13 April 2017, by user u/halfabluesky.

Famous artwork in Europe [OC] [2000×1982] from MapPorn

 

The poster also listed the 44 works featured, which we've linked to below if you want to find out more:


 

Albania:

Holy Mary holding Baby Jesus in her right arm, Onufri, 16th Century.

 

Andorra:

Decoration of the apse and the triumphal arch. From the church of Sant Miquel d'Engolasters, Master of Santa Coloma d'Andorra, around 1160.

 

Austria:

The Kiss, Gustav Klimt, 1908.

 

Belarus:

The Fiddler, Marc Chaggall, 1913.

 

Belgium:

The Son of Man, René Magritte, 1964.

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Mountain landscape, Karlo Mijić, 1924.

 

Bulgaria:

Rachenitsa Dance, Ivan Mrkvička, 1894.

 

Croatia:

Roman Woman Playing A Lute, Vjekoslav Karas, 1845-47.

 

Cyprus:

Work by Stelois Votsis - hard to identify, but Stelios Votsis lived from 1929 to 2012 and you can view a few of his works here.

 

Czech Republic:

The Absinthe Drinker, Viktor Oliva, 1901.

 

Denmark:

The Little Mermaid, Edvard Eriksen, 1913.

 

Estonia:

Half Nude in Striped Skirt, Adamson-Eric, unknown.

 

Finland:

The Wounded Angel, Hugo Simerg, 1903.

 

France:

Impression, Sunrise, Claude Monet, 1872.

 

Germany:

Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, Caspar David Friedrich, 1818.

 

Greece:

Venus de Milo, Alexandros of Antioch, 130-100 BC.

 

Hungary:

The Old Fisherman, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, 1902. 

 

Iceland:

Pingvellir, Pórarinn B. Porláksson Pingvellir, 1900.

 

Ireland:

Three Studies of Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, 1969.

 

Italy:

Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1503-06, perhaps till 1517.

 

Latvia:

After Church, Janis Rozentals, 1894.

 

Lithuania:

Tale of the Kings, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1909.

 

Luxembourg:

Stretch of the Moselle at Greiveldange with Stadtbredimus, Nico Klopp, 1930.

 

Macedonia (FYROM):

Scene from the Paris Psalter, 10th Century.

 

Moldova:

The Girls From Ciadar Lunga, Mihail Grecu, 1960.

 

Monaco:

Ranieri I, Unknown (He ruled from 1267-1314).

 

Malta:

Our Lady of Philermos.

 

Netherlands:

The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Johannes Vermeer, 1656.

 

Norway:

The Scream, Edvard Munch, 1893.

 

Poland:

Rejtan, or the Fall of Poland, Jan Matjko, 1866.

 

Portugal:

Le Fado, José Malhoa, 1910.

 

Romania:

Car Cu Boi, Nicolae Grigorescu, 1899.

 

Russia:

Golden Autumn, Isaac Levitan, 1895.

 

Serbia:

The Wounded Montenegrin, Paja Jovanović, 1882.

 

Slovakia:

Work by Albin Brunovsky, lived from 1935-1997.

 

Slovenia:

Pomlad (Spring), Ivan Grohar, 1903.

 

Spain:

Guernica, Pablo Picasso, 1937.

 

Sweden:

Breakfast Under the Big Birch Tree, Carl Larsson, 1895.

 

Switzerland:

The Walking Man, Alberto Giacometti, 1960.

 

Turkey:

The Tortoise Trainer, Osman Hamdi Bey, 1906-7

 

Ukraine:

Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks, Ilya Repin, 1880-1891.

 

United Kingdom:

The Fighting Temeraire, Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1838

 

Vatican City:

Creation of Adam, Michelangelo, 1508-1512.


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