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How Well Do You Know 20 Of The Most Famous Paintings Ever?

Are you an expert or stuck in Art History 101?

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  1. Who painted the Mona Lisa?

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    Artemisia Gentileschi
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    Leonardo da Vinci
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    Sandro Botticelli
  2. What is the full name of this work by Vincent van Gogh?

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    Mountainous Landscape Behind Saint-Rémy
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    Starry Night Over the Rhone
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    The Starry Night
  3. Edvard Munch's The Scream is part of what artistic movement?

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    Surrealism
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    Expressionism
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    Synchromism
  4. What is the subject of Pablo Picasso's Guernica?

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    Bombings during the Spanish Civil War
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    The horrors of concentration camps during World War II
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    Trench warfare during World War I
  5. What is the title of this Dalí masterpiece?

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    Time Stops for No Mouse
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    The Birth of Liquid Desires
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    The Persistence of Memory
  6. What medium is Picasso's Three Musicians?

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    Acrylic on canvas
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    Oil on canvas
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    Collage on canvas
  7. Who painted A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte?

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    Georges Seurat
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    Camille Pissarro
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    Maximilien Luce
  8. Who painted the acclaimed Girl With a Pearl Earring?

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    Hans Holbein
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    Johannes Vermeer
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    Jan van Eyck
  9. What is the colloquial name for this painting by James McNeill Whistler?

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    American Gothic
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    Mother's Memorial
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    Whistler's Mother
  10. Who does this famous painting by van Gogh depict?

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    Himself
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    His brother, Theodorus van Gogh
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    His father, also Theodorus van Gogh
  11. Which figure of the Dutch Golden Age painted The Night Watch?

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    Nicolaes Maes
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    Frans Hals
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    Rembrandt van Rijn
  12. Who painted The Kiss?

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    Gustav Klimt
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    Gustave Moreau
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    Odilon Redon
  13. Approximately how many pieces are in Monet's Water Lilies series?

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    20
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    250
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    170
  14. What is the name of this painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera?

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    Street in Ávila
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    Man at the Crossroads
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    The Flower Carrier
  15. Where did the title of Grant Wood's American Gothic come from?

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    The architectural style of the house in the background
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    The solemn expression on the faces of the farmer and his companion
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    The dark suffering of the Great Depression
  16. Which highly praised painter created Café Terrace at Night?

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    Pablo Picasso
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    Vincent van Gogh
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    Édouard Manet
  17. What movement is René Magritte's The Son of Man an example of?

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    Neo-Fauvism
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    New Objectivity
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    Surrealism
  18. Who painted No. 5, 1948?

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    Wassily Kandinsky
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    Jackson Pollock
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    Cy Twombly
  19. What medium is Renoir's Bal du moulin de la Galette?

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    Oil on canvas
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    Watercolor on canvas
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    Acrylic on canvas
  20. What is the title of this iconic series by C.M. Coolidge?

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    Four Aces
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    Poker Sympathy
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    Dogs Playing Poker

This list of paintings, as well as more information on each piece, can be found here.

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