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 53% Albrecht DürerAlbrecht Dürer250RembrandtRembrandt780Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens220Jacek MalczewskiJacek Malczewski195paintings 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 35% in Italyin Italy566in ancient Romein ancient Rome440in Englandin England881in 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% 112373368425258022502501081art 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 Vinci461GiottoGiotto1035Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli524MichaelangeloMichaelangelo850painters 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 guards1571it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night260by mistakeby mistake2784art 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 removed312all women were removedall women were removed641satan was removedsatan was removed683genitals were hiddengenitals were hidden3506culture 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 wife386his sisterhis sister287his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover1773it is not knownit is not known2991culture 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% ItalyItaly4800RussiaRussia366The NetherlandsThe Netherlands1166GermanyGermany285famous 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 Dalí6552Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso477Marc ChagallMarc Chagall289Jackson PollockJackson Pollock267art 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 Cézanne4526Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso610Claude MonetClaude Monet1545Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet833art riddles » Play painting quiz and see all the questions.