The Scream by Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker who lived from 1863 to 1944.

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He is considered one of the forerunners of Expressionism. Munch was an artist and innovator, especially in the field of printmaking, as he was the first to use color graphics. He championed a style based on strong contours, flowing Art Nouveau lines, varied color and expression.

European painting of the 19th century was strongly influenced by his work. 

"The Scream is regarded as his finest work.