Top 10 paintings facts Selected as the most interesting among paintings related questions in Paintings quiz 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.orgpainting facts » Where do you need to go to see this painting?To Rome. The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by Michelangelo, forming part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The image of the near-touching hands of God and Adam has become iconic of humanity.Created by: Luca Biaggisymbols facts » Who painted the Slaughtered Ox?Rembrandt. Still life developed as a separate category in the Low Countries in the last quarter of the 16th century. The Netherlandish production of still lifes was enormous, and they were very widely exported, especially to northern Europe.Created by: globalquiz.orgpainters facts » Who painted the Arnolfini Portrait?Jan van Eyck. The painting is rich in symbolism. The mirror in the center of the painting reveals numerous interesting details: in the reflection the table is empty, and the two figures are not holding their hands any more.Created by: Satish Bernardart facts » Who painted the Starry Night?Vincent van Gogh. Starry Night is probably van Gogh's best-known painting. It has been in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City since 1941Created by: globalquiz.orgart facts » Who painted the Las Meninas?Diego Velázquez. Las Meninas, created in 1656, is the most well known work of Velázquez, considered his magnum opus. It depicts one of the infantas, Margaret Theresa, and the title translates to "The maids of Honour". Yet, it is unclear as to who or what is the true subject - perhaps the painter himself?Created by: globalquiz.orgart facts » Who painted the Girl With A Pearl Earring?Johannes Vermeer. The painting is known as "the Dutch Mona Lisa" or "Mona Lisa of the North".Created by: Debbie Foxart facts » Who painted the Portrait of Chaim Soutine?Amadeo Modigliani. The elongated faces and figures characteristic to Modigliani's style were not received well, and he had little success during his lifetime. His works of art achieved high prices after his death at age 35 of tubercular meningitis.Created by: globalquiz.orgart facts » Who painted The Scream?Edvard Munch. The Scream is a series of four works of Edvard Munch created in various media (oil, pastels, crayon). The full name Much gave to these works is "The Scream of Nature". One of the versions was sold for 120M$ in 2012, which makes it the third most expensive piece of art ever sold.Created by: globalquiz.orgart facts » 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 facts » Play paintings quiz and see all the questions.