The Mona Lisa! Who hasn’t heard of her? After all she has been acclaimed “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world." but do you know who was behind this magnificent painting? It was none other than Leonardo Da Vincci!
Here, we’ve gathered a list of 5 Great Painters you must know of!
1. Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519)
Regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, he is well known for his two remarkable paintings: The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
2. Michelangelo (1475–1564)
This triple threat is a painter, a sculptor and an architect, renowned for his epic ceiling mural on the Sistine Chapel, the David and Pietà and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
3. Rembrandt (1606–1669)
Known as the “Dutch Master”, he is considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art. His famous masterpieces include The Night Watch and The Return of the Prodigal Son.
4. Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890)
This Dutch post-impressionist painter is the man behind the magnificent oil painting, The Starry Night, Sunflower and Irises.
5. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
A child prodigy, he finished his first painting, The Picador at just 9 years old! His most popular paintings were Guernica, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and The Weeping Woman.
Though, you cannot truly own a Mona Lisa in accordance to French Heritage Law, there are other pieces worth adding to your art collection.
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