Famous Paintings

Famous Paintings Made By Famous Artists

Paintings are one of the best ways to express an artist’s talent. In earlier times, it was depicted as one of the best ways to read a poet’s mind. Compared to the millions of artworks created by artists from earlier times, only a tiny percentage of them can be considered timeless classics. Some of these classic paintings by famous artists are mentioned here in this article. Take a look at it and educate yourself about some of the best paintings by famous painters.

Mona Lisa (1503)

We cannot talk about the famous paintings of all time without talking about the famous Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo da Vinci, painted in 1503. Since the time it was displayed, people have always wondered why the smile and who she is! Although the answers to both are quite unknown, people are still falling for this smile in this exquisite painting.

Mona Lisa

Girl with a pearl earring (1665)

Painted by Johannes Vermeer in 1665, it is an extremely real yet modern masterpiece. The girl in the portrait is rumored to be her maid. However, the highly intimate look of the girl looking over her shoulder has stirred conversation among art lovers, which is another reason for its popularity. However, many others suggest that the girl isn’t a portrait but a depiction of a genre called tronie.

The starry night (1889)

Vincent van Gogh is one of the famous painters of the ’80s who was responsible for creating thousands of masterpieces, out of which the starry night is the most popular one, which is seen in almost all sample paintings and in every art studio. It is known to depict the turbulent state of mind of the painter, who was fighting the yin and yang of his personal demons and was simultaneously in awe of nature.

The birth of Venus (1444)

Santro Botexelli is one of the famous artists and painters who painted various pictures throughout his life. However, this was his first nonreligious nude painting which was described as one of his best words in the aim to depict love.

The harvesters (1566)

Bruegel, the elder, is one of the best in the world of famous painters who has marked his territory by painting The Harvesters. It is also considered one of the defining works depicting western art, created on the theme of seasons.

The harvesters

The Arnolfini Portrait  (1434)

It is one of Jan van Eyck’s significant works, which was done during the Northern Renaissance. It is also believed to be one of the first oil paintings which gained world-world popularity. This double-length portrait was celebrated in 1934 when it was proposed as a wedding contract. The painting strictly follows orthogonal perspectives, making it easy for the viewers to depict what is in the picture.

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