BEST 10 PAINTINGS IN THE WORLD
1.THE MONA LISA :
Mona Lisa was painted by the great Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci .The meaning of Mona Lisa has been a great puzzle to world till the date. But, simply the meaning of Mona Lisa is “my lady”.
The dimension of the Mona Lisa painting is 77 cm *53 cm .
It is located on Louvre museum since 1797.
It generally believed that Leonardo da Vinci commenced the Mona Lisa in 1503 and worked approximately 4 years on it. That is why Mona Lisa painting is so special.
2.THE LAST SUPPER :
The last supper was also painted by the great Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci in 1495 – 1498.The Last supper is the finale meal that in the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared with his Apostles in the Jerusalem before his crucifixion.
The dimension of The Last Supper is 4.6 m *8.8 m.
It is not located in any museum but located in a church named Santa Maria Delle Grazie.
3.THE CREATION OF ADAM:
The creation of Adam was an iconic painting painted by Italian artist Michelangelo. This image is spiritually nature because it represented the when God gives life to Adam.
The dimension of this painting is 2.8 m*5.7 m.
Its location is in Sistine Chapel. This painting was painted in the years of 1508-1512.
4.THE STARRY NIGHT :
5.THE SCREAM :
6.THE PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY :
The persistence of memory is a 1931 painting by artist Salvador Vali, and one of the most recognizable works of surrealism. The meaning of painting could very well refer to his own childhood memories by the effect of the surrounding.
7. GUERNICA :
8.GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING :
9.THE BIRTH OF VENUS :
10.THE NIGHT WATCH :
The Night Watch is a painting by Rembrandt in the year of 1642. It is a group of portrait of MILITIA COMPANY. These were groups of able bodies men who ,if the need arose, could be called upon to defined the city or put down riots.
The dimension of Night Watch is 3.63 m*4.37 m. Its location is in Rijksmuseum.