Can You Match the Artist to the Name of The Famous Painting?

Heather Cahill

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There have been many talented and inventive individuals throughout history who produced high-quality art that has been loved throughout history! Think you can match the artist to the famous paintings? Take the quiz to find out!

Which artist painted “The Birth of Venus”?

Sandro Botticelli painted “The Birth of Venus.” The painting featured the goddess, Venus, and it was painted during the Italian Renaissance.

Who painted “The Persistence of Memory”?

Salvador Dali painted “The Persistence of Memory.” The painting is on display at the Museum of Modern Art. The watches shown in the painting appear to be melting.

Who painted “Water Lillies”?

Claude Monet painted “Water Lillies.” He loved to paint the beauty inside his own backyard and that is exactly how “Water Lillies” was created.

Who painted “The Night Watch”?

Rembrandt painted “The Night Watch.” The painting is on display at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. A movie of the same name was made that dealt with the theft of the famous painting.

Who painted "Girl with a Pearl Earring"?

Johannes Vermeer painted "Girl with a Pearl Earring." The painting was completed in 1665 and it is currently on display at the Mauritshuis in the Netherlands.

Who painted “The Creation of Adam”?

Michelangelo painted “The Creation of Adam.” The painting is found on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel that opened in the year 1483.

Who painted "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte"?

George Seurat painted "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." The painting is on display at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the setting of the painting has been a subject for a number of other works by Seurat.

Who painted "The Son of Man"?

René Magritte painted "The Son of Man." The painting is a self-portrait of Magritte, and features a green apple right in front of his face. It was completed in 1964.

Who painted "The Last Supper"?

Leonardo da Vinci painted "The Last Supper." The painting was created on an outside wall, leading to excessive damage to the painting overtime, and has undergone numerous restorations.

Who painted "Beheading of Saint John the Baptist"?

Caravaggio painted "Beheading of Saint John the Baptist." The painting was completed in the year 1608 and has suffered some damage since its creation.

Who painted "School of Athens"?

Raphael painted "School of Athens." The painting was part of the Stanze di Raffaello in the Vatican. Greek philosophers can be spotted throughout the painting as well.

Who painted "Starry Night"?

Vincent van Gogh painted "Starry Night." The painting was completed in 1889 and it is currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Who painted "The Scream"?

Edvard Munch painted "The Scream." The painting was completed in 1893 and is currently on display in the National Gallery in Oslo.

Who painted "The West Wind"?

Tom Thomson painted "The West Wind." Tom was part of The Group of Seven, and painted this work in the year of 1917. It is a beautiful landscape featuring a body of water, hills and a cloudy sky.

Which artist painted “Mona Lisa”?

Leonardo da Vinci painted “Mona Lisa” Arguably the most famous painting in history, the Mona Lisa is displayed in the Louvre in Paris, France.

Who painted "Guernica"?

Pablo Picasso painted "Guernica." The painting was completed in 1937 and Picasso's subject was the bombings in the town of Guernica.

Who painted "The Kiss"?

Gustav Klimt painted "The Kiss." Along with oil paints, gold leaf was also applied to the art. The painting is also a perfect square.

Who painted "Las Meninas"?

Diego Valázquez painted "Las Meninas." The painting is at the Museo del Prado in Madrid and it has undergone restoration due to some yellowing that had occurred.

Who painted "Napoleon Crossing the Alps"?

Jacques-Louis David painted "Napoleon Crossing the Alps." The painting had a total of five different versions, some of which are in the Palace of Versailles.

Who painted "Portrait of Dora Maar"?

Pablo Picasso painted "Portrait of Dora Maar." The painting was completed in 1937 and it is a portrait of Dora Markovic.

Who painted "Hunters In The Snow"?

Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted "Hunters In The Snow." The painting was completed in 1565 and it shows a wintery landscape with hunters returning from their expedition.

Who painted "Impression, Sunrise"?

Claude Monet painted "Impression, Sunrise." The painting is credited with providing the name for the Impressionist movement, and it is currently at the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris.

Who painted "The Arnolfini Portrait"?

Jan van Eyck painted "The Arnolfini Portrait." The painting goes by a few other names as well. It is currently at the National Gallery in London.

Who painted "Campbell's Soup Cans"?

Andy Warhol painted "Campbell's Soup Cans." It is made up of 32 panels that each had a different type of Campbell's soup painted on it. It is currently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Who painted "Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist)"?

Jackson Pollock painted "Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist)." The painting is currently at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

Who painted “American Gothic”?

Grant Wood painted “American Gothic.” The painting has been the subject of countless parodies and is currently at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Who painted "Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette"?

Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted "Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette." In addition to the large painting, Renoir also painted a smaller version. The large painting is currently at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Who painted "Olympia"?

Édouard Manet painted "Olympia." The painting of a nude woman on a bed. was completed in 1863. It is currently at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Who painted "The Third of May"?

Francisco Goya painted "The Third of May." The subject of the painting is war and it is often compared to Picasso's "Guernica." it is currently at Museo del Prado in Madrid.

Who painted "The Flower Carrier"?

Diego Rivera painted "The Flower Carrier." It was painted in 1935 and features a man carrying a large basket filled with bright pink flowers.

Who painted "Dance"?

Henri Matisse painted "Dance." The painting features nude figures dancing, and it is currently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Who painted "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus"?

Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted "Landscape of the Fall of Icarus." The subject of the painting is Icarus from Greek Mythology and it is currently in Brussels at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium.

Who painted "Whistler's Mother"?

James McNeill Whistler painted "Whistler's Mother." The painting's true name is "Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1." It is currently at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Who painted "Portrait de L’Artiste Sans Barbe"?

Vincent van Gogh painted "Portrait de L’Artiste Sans Barbe." The painting was completed in 1889 and it is one of the most expensive paintings in the world.

Who painted "Portrait of Madame Recamier"?

Jacques-Louis David painted "Portrait of Madame Recamier." It was painted in the year 1800, and it is currently at the Louvre in Paris.

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