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11 Famous Friendship Day Arts that You Need to See on International Friendship Day

2 Aug’23, ON THIS DAY

Friendship Day is a global holiday that celebrates the importance of loving, platonic relationships. It was first proposed in Paraguay in 1958 by Joyce Hall. The original date of celebration was 2 August, but it has since been moved to 7 August due to de-synchronization in the United States. Today at Abir pothi we celebrate friendship day by showcasing 11 most beautiful friendship day art:

1. “The Three Friends” by Sebastian Straub

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2. “The Three Ages of Man” by Giorgione

This Renaissance artwork portrays three generations—a young man, a middle-aged man, and an elderly man—representing the stages of life and the enduring companionship between them.

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3. “The Three Graces” by Peter Paul Rubens:

This classic painting depicts three mythological goddesses, often interpreted as symbols of charm, beauty, and creativity, showcasing the elegance of companionship.

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4. “The Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek” by Dieric Bouts:

This biblical painting portrays the profound friendship between Abraham and Melchizedek, emphasizing loyalty, trust, and support.

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5. “The Embrace” by Egon Schiele:

This expressive artwork depicts an intimate embrace between two friends, showcasing the depth of emotional connection.

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6. “The Tale of Genji: Murasaki and Her Friends” by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi:

This Japanese woodblock print from the ukiyo-e tradition portrays the camaraderie and leisurely interactions among women in the Heian period.

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7. “The Friends” by Alphonse Mucha:

This Art Nouveau masterpiece features two women embracing, symbolizing the strong bond of friendship and mutual support.

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8. “Les Amis” by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec:

This colorful painting captures a group of friends enjoying a meal together in a café, highlighting the joy of shared moments.

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9. “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat:

This iconic pointillist painting depicts a group of people enjoying a leisurely day in the park, showcasing the companionship and interactions among them.

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10. Lautrec Les Deux amies By Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa:

Painted in 1895, L’abandon (Les deux amies) is one of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s masterpieces, vividly capturing an intimate, behind-the-scenes moment in the Parisian demi-monde in which he so notoriously had made his home.

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11. Two Friends” by Augustus Edwin John:

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