back to top

Can You Tell What's Missing From These Famous Paintings?

It's much harder than you think!

Posted on
  1. 1. "Girl With a Pearl Earring" (Vermeer)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Eyebrows.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A blue scarf.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A pearl earring.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Her hair.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A pearl earring!

    A pearl earring!
  2. 2. "Water Lilies" (Monet)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A bridge.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Red flowers.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pink flowers.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A very large lily pad.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pink flowers!

    Pink flowers!
  3. 3. "The Creation of Adam" (Michelangelo)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A red sash.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A halo.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A green sash.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A bolt of lightning.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A green sash!

    A green sash!
  4. 4. "The Persistence of Memory" (DalĂ­)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    An elephant with long skinny legs.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ants on the eye.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ants on the orange watch.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A crucifix.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ants on the orange watch!

    Ants on the orange watch!
  5. 5. "Christina's World" (Wyeth)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A person in the distance.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A tree.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Another house.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A horse.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Another house!

    Another house!
  6. 6. "Mona Lisa" (da Vinci)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    One finger.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A thin veil.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two fingers.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    People walking on the path.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Two fingers!

    Two fingers!
  7. 7. "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" (Seurat)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    An umbrella.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Swimmers.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A dog.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Children playing.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A dog!

    A dog!
  8. 8. "Self-Portrait" (Kahlo)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Red roses.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A hummingbird.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Green earrings.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A snake charm.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A bird necklace!

    Also, technically, this is called "Self-Portrait With Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird."

    A bird necklace!
  9. 9. "The Son of Man" (Magritte)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two leaves.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A button.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two buttons.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Three buttons.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Two buttons!

    Two buttons!
  10. 10. "Nighthawks" (Hopper)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A hat on the wall.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two coffee mugs.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    One glass of water.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    One coffee machine.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One coffee machine!

    One coffee machine!
  11. 11. "The Starry Night" (Van Gogh)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    One star.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two stars.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Three stars.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Four stars.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Three stars!

    Three stars!
  12. 12. "American Gothic" (Wood)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    An old woman.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Glasses on the woman.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A rocking chair.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A window.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A window!

    A window!
  13. 13. "The Birth of Venus" (Botticelli)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Another seashell.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A fish.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Flowers.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A green cloth.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Flowers!

    Flowers!
  14. 14. "Guernica" (Picasso)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A giant eye.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A crying woman.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two small bulls.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The sun.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A giant eye!

    A giant eye!
  15. 15. "The Scream" (Munch)

    Correct
    Incorrect
    One person on the pier.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two birds in the sky.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    One person on the beach.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Two boats in the water.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Two boats in the water!

    Two boats in the water!
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.