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

It's much harder than you think!

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

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

    A pearl earring!

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

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

    Pink flowers!

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

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

    A green sash!

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

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

    Ants on the orange watch!

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

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

    Another house!

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

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

    Two fingers!

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

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

    A dog!

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

    Red roses.
    A hummingbird.
    Green earrings.
    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)

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

    Two buttons!

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

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

    One coffee machine!

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

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

    Three stars!

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

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

    A window!

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

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

    Flowers!

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

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

    A giant eye!

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

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

    Two boats in the water!

    Two boats in the water!

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