Painters questions This is a list of recently added questions about painters. Play painters quiz and see all the questions. How many paintings did Vincent van Gogh sell?1. During whole his life, Vincent van Gogh sold only one painting, moreover to his brother: "The Red Vineyards near Arles" for 400 francs.Created by: Marta_Smolarekfamous people riddles »average 64% Over 1000Over 1000565About 100About 100788771111114466 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 35% in Italyin Italy511in ancient Romein ancient Rome394in Englandin England765in Galileain Galilea508 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.orgart riddles »very hard 35% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci441GiottoGiotto969Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli497MichaelangeloMichaelangelo800 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 Hanghalart riddles »hard 56% it depicts a night sceneit depicts a night scene327it depicts The Nigh Watch guardsit depicts The Nigh Watch guards1485it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night246by mistakeby mistake2633 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 house389in his brohter's housein his brohter's house400in Italy during his vacationin Italy during his vacation494in a lunatic asylumin a lunatic asylum4171 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% SpanishSpanish6303PortuguesePortuguese1943MexicanMexican494ArgentinianArgentinian428 What nationality was Francisco Goya?Spanish. Goya was court painter to the Spanish Crown, through his works he was both a commentator on and chronicler of his era. Created by: Debbie Foxfamous people riddles »easy 74% MexicanMexican171ArgentinianArgentinian768SpanishSpanish4556ItalianItalian613 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 Dalí6217Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso454Marc ChagallMarc Chagall282Jackson PollockJackson Pollock257 Who painted The Card Players, one the most expensive works of art ever sold?Paul Cézanne. The Card Players is a series of five oil paintings by Paul Cézanne. One version of The Card Players was sold in 2011 to the Royal Family of Qatar for a price variously estimated at between $250 million and $300 million, making it (then) the most expensive work of art ever sold.Created by: globalquiz.orgart riddles »hard 59% Paul CézannePaul Cézanne4259Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso585Claude MonetClaude Monet1482Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet794 Who painted No. 5, 1948?Jackson Pollock. No. 5, 1948 is a painting by Jackson Pollock, which was sold for $140M in 2006, making it (then) the most expensive piece of art ever sold. In 1949, right after the painting was sold by Pollock to Alfonso Ossorio, the painting became damaged during the moving process. Pollock patched the painting before it went to Ossorio saying “He’ll never know, never know”.Created by: globalquiz.orgart riddles »average 68% Andy WarholAndy Warhol979Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso853Jackson PollockJackson Pollock5259Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt561 Play painters quiz and see all the questions.