Art questions This is a list of recently added questions about art. Play art quiz and see all the questions. 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 Kołodziejczykpainting riddles »very hard 34% in Italyin Italy497in ancient Romein ancient Rome384in Englandin England736in Galileain Galilea498 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.orgpainting riddles »very hard 37% 11215336432525750250250978 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.orgpainters riddles »very hard 35% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci433GiottoGiotto945Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli488MichaelangeloMichaelangelo788 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 Hanghalpainters riddles »hard 55% it depicts a night sceneit depicts a night scene326it depicts The Nigh Watch guardsit depicts The Nigh Watch guards1473it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night243by mistakeby mistake2596 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.orgculture riddles »average 67% Eve was removedEve was removed294all women were removedall women were removed596satan was removedsatan was removed641genitals were hiddengenitals were hidden3248 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-holicculture riddles »hard 54% his wifehis wife360his sisterhis sister280his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover1672it is not knownit is not known2752 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 smasherculture riddles »easy 76% in his own housein his own house385in his brohter's housein his brohter's house398in Italy during his vacationin Italy during his vacation488in a lunatic asylumin a lunatic asylum4113 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.orgfamous people riddles »easy 72% ItalyItaly4449RussiaRussia350The NetherlandsThe Netherlands1099GermanyGermany278 What nationality was Diego Velázquez?Spanish. Velázquez was a leading artist at the court of King Philip IV during the Spanish Golden Age. In 1659, he was made a belted knight in recognition to his work for the king.Created by: globalquiz.orgSpain riddles »average 68% SpanishSpanish6233PortuguesePortuguese1922MexicanMexican491ArgentinianArgentinian426 Who painted The Persistence of Memory?Salvador Dalí. When asked whether the painting was inspired by Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, Dalí replied that the soft watches were inspired by the surrealist perception of a Camembert cheese melting in the sun.Created by: Kate Pierrickpaintings riddles »very easy 86% Salvador DalíSalvador Dalí6148Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso445Marc ChagallMarc Chagall278Jackson PollockJackson Pollock252 Play art quiz and see all the questions.