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Famous Artworks

Parent Category: Fine Art
Famous paintings and sculptures are those which have become very well recognized or iconic in the public consciousness, and are by various artists and from various times. Come into this category to explore works and the artists who created them.

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The person who painted Starry Night was, Vincent Van Gogh. Hepainted it during his stay at Saint Paul - de - Mausole in France(a psychiatric hospital). He painted it in order to express hisemotions as he was down and hurting.
Inspired by the Post-Impressionists, this art movement focused oncreating pieces using violent, contrasting colors while ignoringcolor harmonies and figure modeling
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Michelangelo is best known for his vast painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Not in any other chapel.
If you mean The Creation of Adam, it was painted around 1511-1512.
maybe Leonardo just made the painting of her smiling because he wanted to maybe there is no REAL mystery behind the Mona Lisa but no one no's for sure maybe there is maybe there isn't i figured it out by looking in the picture so if you can see in her picture she was a little frustrated.so i saw...
I really can't imagine it did for the following reasons. A. He was Italian. and B. As far as I know (and I'm a bit of a da Vinci fanatic) he never visited Spain, although he lived out the later part of his life France.
  -the influenece of society or cultural identity in artworks- race realtions. gender concerns, class/social status, politics, religion & economics   -scientific & technological innovation.   - in this frame we ask ourselves why and artwork is made & what is its purpose.
See it! It is awesome. And yet some people find Donatello's bronze David more beautiful.
It had been rumored that the Mona Lisa was Leonarda DaVinci's love interest, and that he had painted her due to his passion towards her. But, many have argued that the Mona Lisa is actually a self portrait of DaVinci himself, in a woman's figure. Historians are still debating over the true story...
in the inspetors house on the country side
Some questions: Who was she?Why was she painted?When was she painted?Where is the painting?What are the materials?Why did Leonardo keep the painting?Etc, etc.
because it just is and people love the Mona Lisa an it was his mum who painted it and it was the best piece of art he ever did and he loved it
The Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo commissioned Leonardo to make this portrait of his wife, Lisa Gherardini.
It is a huge oil painting on canvas. It represents Picasso's feelings after he had read about the German bombing of Guernica, the little town.
Because sherepresents Leonardo da vinci's vision of ideal beauty. she is also simple just wearing a plane dress and a black vale (with no jewelery). she is also special because she is so life like and natural that her eyes are supposed to follow you around the room.
Because it is the most important collection among leonardo  davinci's paintings. further refer da vinci code in Robert Langdon  series
Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) was a painting commissioned by her husband, Francesco del Giocondo, which is why Leonardo da Vinci made the famous portrait. Da Vinci then left for France and kept it.  Francesco del Giocondo was a banker. Da Vinci kept the painting because he hardly ever finished any of his...
I my opinion, the Mona Lisa is creepy because it looks like she  is staring straight at you. It also looks like everywhere you move  she is looking at you. Her eyes kinda haunt me. 
Vencenzo Peruggia,a Louvre employee, stole the famous painting in 1911.
In June 2008 one of his many paintings of the Water Lily Pond, painted in 1919, was sold for £ 41 mill ($ 80 mill)
No because the faint smile on The Mona Lisa holds a certain amount of intrigue. Answer 2The only person to answer your question would be Leonardo himself. Unfortunately he is no longer with us.
  Villas Flornetines is the property of Pompidou center in Paris.
Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is generally believed to Lisa di Antonio Maria Gherardini. Although little is known of her life, her father was Antonmaria di Noldo Gherardini.
The Mona Lisa is a 16th century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel in Florence by Leonardo da Vinci
The face of the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. Although this omission has been the source of a number of speculations, it is likely that when it was painted, Da Vinci did in fact include eyebrows, though possibly as an after thought, and that they were subsequently lost due to improper restoring...
Well, that's certainly an unusual comparison! You can say that both of them are famous. Both would probably be recognized if you showed their photo to most people in modern society. Both inspire emotion - Bono writes moving songs and Mona Lisa is a moving portrait. Images of both are plastered on...
Leonardo saw Mona's face and got inspired to draw her. That's what I think.
Leonardo Da Vinci wrote Backwards in his manuscripts.Thats what you would get struck by.
Fresco Paints meaning fresh paint in English
One of them says lv probably for Leonardo vinci and from whatever angle you look at it from they still follow you.
I think Audrey Flack's "Wheel of Fortune" is a very interesting painting. I chose it for a school project.
The cave people like the Aborigines and the Neanderthals. Even though they weren't famous at there time of there century they are believed to be the first famous artists in the later century's.
  There were four versions of The Scream -   One of the four were stolen from Oslo's National Gallery in 1994 and one from the Munch Museum in Oslo in 2004.
There have been many paintings that have become world famous. They  include the Mona Lisa, The Scream, The Starry Night, American  Gothic, The Last Supper, Persistence of Memory, Birth of Venus, and  Water Lilies.
The Last Supper was painted onto the walls of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie near Milan. The Mona Lisa is in the Louvre Museum, France.
She is not just one color. Click link below and see for yourself!
It was painted by Leonardo da Vinci after a duke specially ordered it from him for a chapel. Answer 2: It is true that Leonardo painted the most famous of 'Last Supper' paintings. There are, however, a multitude of Last Supper paintings, done by artists during several centuries, e.g. Ghirlandaio,...
Picasso startes painting at an early age. He began drawing and paintin before he began speaking.
I think that it's so popular because it's very old and they found the painting and it showed feeling about ancient times
The artist that is known for painting the Mona Lisa is Leonardo da  Vinci. He started the painting in 1503 and completed it in 1517.
Da Vinci's "Madonna of the Rocks" depicts the Virgin Mary and the child St. John the Baptist in the company of the infant Jesus, beside whom is an angel.
Yes. Her name was Lisa Gherardini, wife of a Florentine merchant.
Sculpting, drawing, engraving, lithographs - all kinds of art. No time for other jobs.
Type your answer here... I can find no revising to my original answer.The fact remains, Salai, Leonardo's male apprentice and lover, is the true face of the Mona Lisa.
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the last supper before his death
La Gerbe was Henri Matisse's last painting before his death in  1954. La Gerbe is a beautiful painting of leaves that contain  multi-colors.
Lisa Gherardini in Leonardo's portrait is not known to have brother. So Leonardo cannot have made a portrait of such a person.
It is in the Hugh Lane Municpial Gallery, which is on Parnell  Square in Dublin.
Starry night looks like a town with a big pointy mountain. In the sky, there is the night sky with stars and a moon in a swirl.
Because some Italian people believed it had been wrongfully taken to France, and they wanted it back.
The Italian High Renaissance.
Because he was gay. People don´t wnt to talk about it, but he was gay, like shakespeare and Michelangelo.
- Why is she almost smiling? - Why did Leonardo keep this portrait till he died?Other mysteries? Not really.Any mystery; it is only a legend.
By being an apprentice to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio.
  Very uniquely filipino. He is a master of light.
I think it was painted in 1893.   Edvard Munch painted it.
I bought a small charcoal drawing of a woman at prayer . 100.00 I have it in a public place people offer me 50.00 to 200.00 on a regular basis . I will never sell it . Duran Williams
You can tell a watercolour painting by just looking at it! Watercolours tend to be lighter because of the water required. Watercolour paintings are light. Notice it!
Primavera is Italian for 'Spring'. It is also the name of a painting by Sandro Botticelli.
Both created by Michelangelo
Mona Lisa is the same in any language The Mona Lisa is known as La Gioconda to the Italians. It is a derivative of her name Lisa del Giocondo.
Well there is no real story about Mona Lisa, that is what people believe though. The story behind it was that she was a heritic and got persecuted because of her faith. Please, if you do not know the answer, do not just make stuff up! Mona Lisa was not killed, nor was she persecuted. Ever. It is...
This was painted By Edvar Munch around the early 1940's in France.
  The Louvre, Paris, France
hello my name is Jay, and i have bought a painting by Charles Burton Barber in a charity shop. its signed on the bottom right of the painting 'C Burton Barber 1893' i still do not know if this is the original painting or not and would love to get it seen by a professional but i do not where. if...
Post-Impressionism, late 19th century.
Actually, the Last Supper was a common theme at the time. [It portrays the famous speech made by Jesus Christ when he told his prediction that one of his closest men (Judas) would betray him.] The reason Leonardo's painting really became famous is that it was painted on a wall in what was then the...
Most meanings are in the eye of the beholder. The painting is supposed to reflect the different reactions to Jesus' pronouncement that he would be betrayed by someone at the table. There are reasons put forth for WHY the painting was done. Leonardo Da Vinci at the time was trying out a new...
It is not a drawing, it is a painting, done in 1893.
The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci, and was likely a commission to paint the wife (Lisa) of a wealthy merchant named Francesco del Giocondo of Florence.
Having to do with psychology, the study of the mind and its connection with behaviour and our nervous system.
The Scream is famous picture painted by Vincent Van Gogh. In the picture the guy is screaming.
No, the woman named Mona Lisa was the wife of a businessman in Florence. Some scholars believe that the painting in the Louvre is not the portrait of Mona Lisa that Leonardo painted in Florence. The theory is that the painting in the Louvre is instead of the widowed duchess. This is not generally...