Around the world you could find millions of paintings in galleries and museums, which are brilliance of great people. Among the millions paintings few of them are recognized by people from all over the world and of all ages. These masterpieces are the great way to know the great people in ancient. Here a list of some of the most famous paintings in the world.
Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci:
One of the great paintings in the world. Still it decorates everyone’s room. Leonardo da Vinci painted this most famous painting in the world. The It is the main attraction of the Louvre museum in Paris. Every year it is seen by six million people. Thanks to Leonardo da Vinci for this wonderful painting. The Mona Lisa got the birth from the year 1503 or 1504 till shortly before he died in 1519.
The Last Supper – Leonardo da Vinci:
One of the paintings hangs on every Christians wall is The Last Supper. The last supper is another gift of Leonardo da Vinci who was the most famous artist of all time. This world famous painting is not shown in a museum, but rather covers the back wall of the dining hall at Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery in Milan, Italy. The painting depicts the scene of The Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples.
Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh:
Starry Night was painted by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh in 1889,which is one of the most well known paintings in modern culture. You can watch this painting at the part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Inspiration of this painting was the starry starry night by Don McLean.
The Scream – Edvard Munch:
The Scream is the famous masterpiece of Edvard Munch, which was painted around 1893. It was painted using oil and pastel on cardboard. You can watch this frightening painting is on display at The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
The Persistence Of Memory – Salvador Dali:
In the art history The Persistence Of Memory is the most recognizable piece, which was painted in 1931 by the Spanish artist Salvador Dali.
Girl With A Pearl Earring – Johannes Vermeer:
Girl with a pearl earring is considered by many to be the Dutch Mona Lisa. This beautiful painting was painted by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. The painting was completed around 1665 and is on display in the Mauritshuis Gallery in the Hague, the Netherlands.
These are the stunning collections of paintings.