Painting questions This is a list of recently added questions about painting. Play painting 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 56% Albrecht DürerAlbrecht Dürer293RembrandtRembrandt1036Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens260Jacek MalczewskiJacek Malczewski230paintings 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 38% in Italyin Italy613in ancient Romein ancient Rome482in Englandin England1063in Galileain Galilea615names 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% 112483370725258542502501155art 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 Vinci496GiottoGiotto1129Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli571MichaelangeloMichaelangelo907painters 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 scene345it depicts The Nigh Watch guardsit depicts The Nigh Watch guards1649it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night272by mistakeby mistake2973art 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 removed332all women were removedall women were removed677satan was removedsatan was removed726genitals were hiddengenitals were hidden3777culture 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 55% his wifehis wife404his sisterhis sister298his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover1840it is not knownit is not known3218culture 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% ItalyItaly5039RussiaRussia379The NetherlandsThe Netherlands1205GermanyGermany298famous people riddles » 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 Pierrickvery easy 86% Salvador DalíSalvador Dalí6902Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso496Marc ChagallMarc Chagall307Jackson PollockJackson Pollock279art riddles » 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.orgaverage 60% Paul CézannePaul Cézanne4779Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso642Claude MonetClaude Monet1617Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet866art riddles » Play painting quiz and see all the questions.