10 most difficult paintings riddles A list of ten (out of 16) paintings related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Paintings quiz 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 53% RembrandtRembrandt53%TitianTitian12%CaravaggioCaravaggio21%Salvador DalíSalvador Dalí11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7736 answers in 2 languages »painting 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 58% Jan van EyckJan van Eyck15%Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer58%Hans Holbein the ElderHans Holbein the Elder5%RembrandtRembrandt20%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 9296 answers in 2 languages »painters 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 Munch16%Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10120 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » 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.average 60% Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer14%RembrandtRembrandt13%CaravaggioCaravaggio10%Jan van EyckJan van Eyck60%Created by: Satish Bernard. Statistics based on 10490 answers in 4 languages »art 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.average 60% Paul CézannePaul Cézanne60%Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso8%Claude MonetClaude Monet20%Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10197 answers in 4 languages »art riddles » 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.average 61% Albrecht DürerAlbrecht Dürer14%RembrandtRembrandt61%Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens13%Jacek MalczewskiJacek Malczewski10%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 4202 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » Who painted The Tower of Babel?Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Pieter Breugel the Elder created three oil paintings titled "The Tower of Babel". Unfortunately, one of them, a miniature painted on ivory, is now lost. Of the two surviving paintings, one is kept in Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, and the other in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam.average 68% TitianTitian9%Pieter Bruegel the ElderPieter Bruegel the Elder68%RembrandtRembrandt10%Albrecht DürerAlbrecht Dürer10%Created by: SpikeMe. Statistics based on 10472 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » 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”.average 68% Andy WarholAndy Warhol12%Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso11%Jackson PollockJackson Pollock68%Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10776 answers in 4 languages »art riddles » 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?average 69% CaravaggioCaravaggio12%Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer10%Diego VelázquezDiego Velázquez69%El GrecoEl Greco7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9815 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » Who painted the Birth of Venus?Sandro Botticelli. The paining depicts the goddess Venus emerging from the sea upon a shell in accordance with the myth that explains her birth. It is held among other Renaissance masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.average 69% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci7%Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli69%MichelangeloMichelangelo14%CaravaggioCaravaggio7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10262 answers in 2 languages »art riddles » Play paintings quiz and see all the questions.