The popular online art gallery overstockArt.com
, published today its official Top 10 list of most romantic oil paintings for Valentines Day 2011. Topping the chart is Gustav Klimts sensual masterpiece The Kiss. Other artists named on the 2011 Valentines Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list include Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Vincent van Gogh.
The oil paintings that made the 2011 Valentines Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list are:
The Kiss, Gustav Klimt
Dance in the City, Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The Lovers, Pablo Picasso
Lovers with Half Moon, 1926, Marc Chagall
The Heart, Henri Matisse
Fulfillment (The Embrace), Gustav Klimt
The Bridal Pair with The Eiffel Tower, Marc Chagall
Dance in the Country, Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Hand with Bouquet, Pablo Picasso
Noon: Rest from Work, Vincent van Gogh
More than 3,000,000 page views to overstockArt.coms romantic gallery, were tracked. According to the click tracking, The Kiss, was the most sought after painting clicked at almost 37 percent, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Dance in the City garnered 25 percent of the clicks to grab second.
Klimts work uniquely reveals the sensuality of life and relationships which is testament in his masterpieces The Kiss and Fulfillment (The Embrace), said David Sasson, founder and president of overstockArt.com. His distinctive style remains extremely popular, which is evidenced by the fact that The Kiss was named the most romantic oil painting of the year and was our third best-selling oil painting in 2010.