10 most difficult painting riddles A list of ten (out of 25) painting related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Painting quiz Who brought Mona Lisa to France?Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo spent his last years in France at the home awarded him by Francis I. He brought three masterpieces: Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist.very hard 30% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci30%Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte46%Pope Pius XVIPope Pius XVI10%Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5948 answers in 2 languages »history of France 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".very hard 33% in Italyin Italy24%in ancient Romein ancient Rome18%in Englandin England33%in Galileain Galilea23%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 1770 answers in 2 languages »names 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.very hard 34% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci16%GiottoGiotto34%Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli18%MichaelangeloMichaelangelo29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2378 answers in 2 languages »painters 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.very hard 36% 118%3325%252529%25025036%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2339 answers in 4 languages »art riddles » 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.hard 51% RembrandtRembrandt51%TitianTitian12%CaravaggioCaravaggio23%Salvador DalíSalvador Dalí12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4758 answers in 2 languages »paintings 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.hard 54% his wifehis wife7%his sisterhis sister5%his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover33%it is not knownit is not known54%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 4763 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Where was this painting made?In Rouen. Beginning in the 1880s through the end of his life in 1926, Claude Monet worked on series paintings, in which a subject was depicted in varying light and weather conditions. The first and best known of these is a series of over 30 paintings of Cathedral of Rouen. The estimated value of one painting is over $40 million.hard 56% in Parisin Paris25%in Colognein Cologne14%in Rouenin Rouen56%in Antarcticain Antarctica3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10045 answers in 2 languages »cathedrals riddles » 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".hard 56% Jan van EyckJan van Eyck16%Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer56%Hans Holbein the ElderHans Holbein the Elder6%RembrandtRembrandt21%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 5773 answers in 2 languages »art 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.hard 56% it depicts a night sceneit depicts a night scene7%it depicts The Nigh Watch guardsit depicts The Nigh Watch guards31%it was first presented during nightit was first presented during night5%by mistakeby mistake56%Created by: Deepak Hanghal. Statistics based on 4347 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » 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.hard 58% Jackson PollockJackson Pollock12%Amadeo ModiglianiAmadeo Modigliani58%Edvard MunchEdvard Munch15%Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5733 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » Play painting quiz and see all the questions.