Art questions This is a list of recently added questions about art. Play art quiz and see all the questions. Which painter authored the most self-portraits?Rembrandt painted about 100 self-portraits, and among these 20 were drawings. He started in 1627 as a juvenile, and ended in 1669.Created by: smyruhard 54% Albrecht DürerAlbrecht Dürer253RembrandtRembrandt789Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens224Jacek MalczewskiJacek Malczewski195paintings riddles » In 1822 Jean-François Champollion translated for the first time ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. What made it possible?Rosetta stone. The Rosetta Stone is a stele found in 1799 in Egyptian sea port Rosette. The finding occurred during Napolean invasion of Egypt. The stele is inscribed with the same text in three scripts: archaic Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic script, and Ancient Greek. Comparison of these three samples helped understand hieroglyphs.Created by: smyruaverage 61% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone1439Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions277papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead301Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls327Egypt riddles » Where were the Pre-Raphaelites active?In England. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was an artistic association of painters established in London in 1848. The group's intention was to reform art by rejecting what it considered the mechanistic approach first adopted by Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo. Its members believed the Classical poses and elegant compositions of Raphael in particular had been a corrupting influence on the academic teaching of art, hence the name "Pre-Raphaelite".Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 36% in Italyin Italy569in ancient Romein ancient Rome440in Englandin England891in Galileain Galilea561names riddles » How many paintings called Water Lilies has Claude Monet created?250. Water Lilies depict Claude Monet’s own flower garden at Giverny and were the main focus of his artistic production during the last thirty years of his life.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% 112373368425258022502501081painting riddles » Who was the first (chronologically) great artist that contributed to the Italian Renaissance?Giotto. It has been said that Giotto was the first real painter, like Adam was the first man. Living in the late Middle Ages (died 1337), he broke with the prevalent Byzantine style and introduced the technique of drawing accurately from life.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci462GiottoGiotto1036Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli524MichaelangeloMichaelangelo852painters riddles » Why is this famous painting called "The Night Watch"?By mistake. Rembrandt painted the large painting The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. In 18th century the picture was called The Night Watch, because it was so dimmed and defaced that it looked quite like a night scene. After it was cleaned, it was discovered to represent broad day.Created by: Deepak Hanghalhard 56% it depicts a night sceneit depicts a night scene334it depicts The Nigh Watch guardsit depicts The Nigh Watch guards1575it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night260by mistakeby mistake2787painters riddles » The Last Judgement by Michelangelo was altered after it was painted. What was changed?Genitals were hidden. It took Michaelangelo seven years to complete the fresco on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel. Once completed, the depiction of Christ and the Virgin Mary naked was considered sacrilegious, and some cardinals campaigned to have the fresco removed or censored, but the Pope resisted. Eventually, it was decided to obscure the genitals.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% Eve was removedEve was removed314all women were removedall women were removed643satan was removedsatan was removed688genitals were hiddengenitals were hidden3522culture riddles » Two of Goya's best known paintings are The Nude Maja and The Clothed Maja. Who was Maja?It is not known. The identity of the Maja is uncertain The most popularly cited models are the Duchess of Alba, with whom Goya was sometimes thought to have had an affair, and Pepita Tudó, mistress of Manuel de Godoy. Neither theory has been verified, and it remains as likely that the paintings represent an idealized composite.Created by: life-o-holichard 54% his wifehis wife388his sisterhis sister290his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover1776it is not knownit is not known2997culture riddles » Where was van Gogh when he painted The Starry Night?In a lunatic asylum. In the aftermath of the 23 December 1888 breakdown that resulted in the self-mutilation of his left ear, van Gogh voluntarily admitted himself to the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole lunatic asylum, where he spent a year. During this period, he produced some of the best-known works of his career, including Cypresses, the blue self-portrait and The Starry Night.Created by: Hitter smashereasy 76% in his own housein his own house400in his brohter's housein his brohter's house424in Italy during his vacationin Italy during his vacation513in a lunatic asylumin a lunatic asylum4455culture riddles » Where was Titian from?Italy. Tiziano Vicelli, known in English as Titian, was the most important member of the 16-th century Venetian school, recognized by his contemporaries as "The Sun Amidst Small Stars" . At the end of his long life, he famously said: "I'm finally beginning to learn how to paint".Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% ItalyItaly4813RussiaRussia368The NetherlandsThe Netherlands1171GermanyGermany286famous people riddles » Play art quiz and see all the questions.