Hello ... this is my first post on Socialphy, and these are the 10 most famous paintings...
The Mona Lisa
The painting La Gioconda, also known as the Mona Lisa, The Mona Lisa, La Joconde in French or Elisa Madonna is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Since the sixteenth century the French State owned and exhibited in the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Its official name is Gioconda (which, translated from Italian into Castilian is cheerful), in honor of the most accepted theory about the identity of the model, based on the fact that it was the wife of Francesco Bartolomeo del Giocondo and his name was Lisa Gherardini.
The Last Supper
is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci executed between 1495 and 1497, is on the wall on which was painted originally, in the refectory of the Dominican convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan (Italy).  The painting was drawn to his patron, Duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan. Not a traditional fresco, but a mural executed in tempera and oil on two layers of plaster preparation stretched over plaster. It measures 460 cm. high by 880 cm. wide. For many experts and art historians, Leonardo's Last Supper is considered the best paintings in the world.
Munch's The Scream
The Norwegian painter and printmaker reflected in his paintings around the inner conflict and the anguish of his serious mental illness. Influenced by Gauguin is considered, along with Van Gogh as a precursor of German Expressionism. His solo exhibition in Berlin in 1892 is considered the beginning of Secession movement. The Scream is one of his best-known and contained in any treaty which is the art produced by the mentally ill.
The Creation of Adam
is a fresco in the Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michelangelo circa 1511. It illustrates the Biblical story of Genesis in which God gives life to Adam, the first man (in the biblical tradition). Chronologically the fourth in the panels depicting episodes from Genesis on the ceiling of the chapel, was the last to be completed and is one of the most appreciated art and recognized throughout the world.
The Birth of Venus
is a painting by Sandro Botticelli (1445 - 1510). The Birth of Venus is one of the masterpieces of Italian master. Is executed in tempera on canvas and measures 184.5 cm high by 285.5 cm wide. It is preserved in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence
is a famous painting by Pablo Picasso, painted in the months of May and June 1937, whose title refers to the bombing of Guernica, which occurred on April 26 of that year, during the Spanish Civil War. It was commissioned by the Government of the Spanish Republic to be exposed in the Spanish pavilion at the 1937 International Exposition in Paris, in order to attract public attention to the Republican cause during the Civil War Spanish.
The Final Judgment
o Judgement mural is the fresco by Michelangelo to decorate the apse of the Sistine Chapel (Vatican City, Rome) and was completed in 1541, after 5 years of work.
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon ... or Avinyó is a picture of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso painted in 1907. It is made by the technique of oil on canvas and its dimensions are 243.9 x 233.7 cm. It is preserved in the Museum of Modern Art in New York
(original in German: Der Kuss) is a work of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt and probably his best known work. Is an oil on canvas 180 x 180 centimeters, conducted between 1907-08.
This work, which follows the canons of Symbolism, is a cloth with decorations and mosaics and gold background.
Is exposed at the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere in Vienna.
Girl in front of the fireplace
Balthus's painting is a visual experience of desire, the silence and purity. Convey the beauty and innocence contain pitfalls was the great lesson of the work of Balthus.
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