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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.


I have a framed print of Deep in the Winter Woods . The original painting was almost certainly used by the Osborne Company for their calendar line and the print has the title printed at the bottom. I am Grif's daughter and remember many such prints from my childhood. I can't remember precisely when...
Richard Tuttle is an American postminimumalist artist.
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.
if you mean campbells soup cans, it was Andy worhol.
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 ofthe Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.
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
Sorry i dont know but I KNOW that Psalms 114-118 is NOT it.
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.
Leonardo da Vinci was recognized in his own time for being a greatartist. In his painting "Mona Lisa" we see one of the first uses ofatmospheric perspective to create a look and feeling of depth. Inhis lifetime Leonardo completed only a few paintings, this, coupledwith the fact that he carried the...
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.
Performance art is the art that England is most known for.
Because it is the most important collection among leonardodavinci's paintings. further refer da vinci code in Robert Langdonseries
Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) was a painting commissioned by her husband,Francesco del Giocondo, which is why Leonardo da Vinci made thefamous portrait. Da Vinci then left for France and kept it.Francesco del Giocondo was a banker. Da Vinci kept the paintingbecause he hardly ever finished any of his...
I my opinion, the Mona Lisa is creepy because it looks like sheis staring straight at you. It also looks like everywhere you moveshe 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 2 The 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.
Lichtenstein had the ability to create an extremely personalized painting from an already existing cartoon or advertisement. He had adapted & worked upon original pictures and presenting intense emotional situations & scenes, quite impersonally, leaving the interpretation of the subject to the...
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
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. Theyinclude the Mona Lisa, The Scream, The Starry Night, AmericanGothic, The Last Supper, Persistence of Memory, Birth of Venus, andWater 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....
Picasso startes painting at an early age. He began drawing and paintin before he began speaking.
It would have forced more effort towards architecture which in fact will make Islamic art better. The human drawings are abominable. Their architecture is much better and is more appreciated.
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 daVinci. 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.
It is just a rumor that the king kept the Mona Lisa painting there.
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 in1954. La Gerbe is a beautiful painting of leaves that containmulti-colors.
Lisa Gherardini in Leonardo's portrait is not known to have brother. So Leonardo cannot have made a portrait of such a person.
fights, flights, scarry flights.
It is in the Hugh Lane Municpial Gallery, which is on ParnellSquare 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.
I will assume that the question is "what is is meaning/significance of Christ giving the keys to heaven to Saint Peter". 1)This is Jesus' declaration that his earthly successor to the newly born christian faith is Saint Peter. 2)He continues to say that what he, (Peter) decides to hold as sinful...
The Last Supper was where Jesus symbolically showed the disciples what He was about to do for mankind. He broke the bread, because His body suffered for us. He passed the wine, because it symbolizes His shed blood for our sin.
Because he was gay. People don´t wnt to talk about it, but he was gay, like shakespeare and Michelangelo.
The famous artist Roberet Rauschenberg made a marvelous series of artworks called "Combines"; some of these are collages. His Combine Painting (1955) is at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
- 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.
Cristo de la Concordia, Bolivia - A statue ofJesus Christ located atop San Pedro Hill, in the city ofCochabamba.The total height of the statue is 40.44 metres (132.7ft).
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
Unleavened bread and grape juice (fruit of the vine). Preparing For The PASSOVER . Matthew 26:17 (KJV) Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? . Mark 14:12 (KJV) And...
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.
Lunch served on the lawn is the translation. It is a well known painting by Manet. Quite controversial at the time and the beginning of Impressionism.
Both created by Michelangelo
The painting is perhaps the most famous in the world, the 'Mona Lisa'.
For a congregaton using fruit of the vine (grape juice) For a small congregation of about 50 to 75 people, for them all to partake of the unleavend bread and fruite of the vine (grape juice), about $10.00. Fruit of the vine (grape juice). During the passover they were not to eat or even have...