Arts

Most High Profile Paintings

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Which paintings – historical to current – do people recognize and/or talk about the most?

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We can all guess #1, but in November of 2019, CNN Style did an in-depth analysis of the 15 most frequently searched masterpieces. The winners were..

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i. Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci. ~1503-19

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ii. The Last Supper. Leonardo da Vinci. ~1495-8

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iii. The Starry Night. Vincent Van Gogh. 1889

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iv. The Scream. Edvard Munch. 1893

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v. Guernica. Pablo Picasso. 1937

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vi. The Kiss. Gustav Klimt. 1907-9

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vii. Girl with a Pearl Earring. Johannes Vermeer. 1665

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viii. The Birth of Venus. Sandro Botticelli. 1485

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ix. Las Meninas. Diego Velázquez. 1665

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x. Creation of Adam. Michelangelo. ~1508-12

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xi. American Gothic. Grant Wood. 1930

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xii. Water Lilies Series. Claude Monet. 1916

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xiii. The Persistence of Memory. Salvador Dali. 1931

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xiv. The Nightwatch. Rembrandt. 1642

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xv. The Garden of Earthly Delights. Hieronymus Bosch. 1480-1505

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