Great paintings will always leave you breathless. It will have a unique identity or a distinctive painting style. Those great paintings are testimony to the skills and talents of world-class artists. Pablo Picasso said that every child is born an artist. The problem lies in keeping the artist in them. This universe is full of art and inspiration. But it must have a talent and creative artist, using paint and brushes to convey this beautiful thought, vision and universe into a painting. And here are 20 of the best, most beautiful, and most famous paintings in the world of all time.
The Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world of all time. It is write by Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissance in Florence, Italy. He began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503 or 1504. And did shortly before his death in 1519. The painting is name after Lisa del Giocondo. A member of the wealthy family of Florence.
In 1911, Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre by an employee name Vincenzo Peruggia. Italian patriot who believe Mona Lisa should return to Italy. After keeping the footage for two years in his apartment, Peruggia was finally caught. When he tried to sell his pictures to the directors of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Today Mona Lisa is on display again at the Louvre in Paris. Where up to 6 million people flock to see this picture each year.
2. Starry Night
This “starry night” was written by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. Although Van Gogh only sale one painting in his life. But the aftermath of his work it is huge. Starry Night is one of his most famous paintings. And it has become one of the best known images in modern culture.
The painting depicts the village of Saint-Rémy under a swirling sky. In view from the refuge to the north The cypress tree on the left is add to the composition. This picture has been kept permanently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City since 1941.
The Last Supper is a 15th-century fresco paint by Leonardo da Vinci on the back wall canteen of the Santa Maria Delle Grazie church in Milan, depicting the Last Supper. Jesus declares that one of the Twelve Apostles will betray Him.
Before his crucifixion, Da Vinci began painting the Last Supper in 1495 and completed it in 1498. But he did not paint continuously some authors have suggest that the man in the painting to the left of Jesus was Mary Magdalene rather than the Apostle John, as most art historians identify. This famous theory was feature in the Templar Revelation (1997). And played a key role in Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code (2003).
4. The Creation Of Adam
This painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican is write by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512. It is one of the most famous works of the Renaissance. The church ceiling is decorated with nine Genesis paintings. The Creation Of Adam is in the center. The Creation Of Adam is one of the most famous paintings of all time. And have been mocked countless times.
5. The Scream
The Scream is a collection of impressionist paintings and prints. By Edward Munk, Norwegian artist Show a picture of a suffering person against a blood-red sky. The background landscape of the image is Oslofjord, seen from the Ekeberg hill in Oslo. Edward Munch has created several versions of The Scream in various media.
The picture above was written in 1893 and is on display in the Norwegian National Gallery of Art. It was stolen in 1994 but return months later. In 2004, another version of The Scream was stolen from the Munch Museum and return in 2006.