Lovers in Art: Ten best kisses of all time

Lovers in Art: Ten best kisses of all time

  • Posted on: February 14, 2014
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Love is a universal theme celebrated in art since the beginning of time. This Valentines day Artsome brings you our selection of ten best kisses from the history of Art.

1. Gustav Klimt, The Kiss, 1907-08, oil painting with gilded gold leaf.

2. Rene Magritte, The Lovers, 1928, oil on canvas.



3. Frank Bernard Dicksee, Romeo and Juliet, 1884, oil painting.

romeo and juliet dicksee


4. Roy Lichtentein, Kiss II, 1962. 

roy lichtenstein


5. Banksy, The Kissing Coppers, 2004, street art in Brighton, England.



6.  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, In Bed the Kiss, 1892, oil painting.

toulouse lautrec-the kiss in bed


7. Kitagawa Utamaro, Ten Types in the Physiognomic Study of Women, 1792-3, color woodblock print with white mica ground.


8. Nishikawa Sukenobu, Sexual Dalliance between man and geisha, 1711-16, hand coloured woodblock print.


9. Auguste Rodin, The Kiss, 1889, marble sculpture.

rodin the kiss

10.  Constantin Brancusi, The Kiss, 1907-08, plaster sculpture.

brancusi kiss