Listing of World Famous Paintings | Top Art Collection in World

1. Mona Lisa :

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  • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
  • Location: The Louvre (since 1797)
  • Dimensions: 2′ 6″ x 1′ 9″ (77 cm x 53 cm)
  • Created: 1503–1517
  • Subject: Lisa del Giocondo
  • Period: The Renaissance

2. The Last Supper :

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  • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
  • Location: Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Created: 1495–1498
  • Dimensions: 15′ 1″ x 29′ (4.6 m x 8.8 m)
  • Periods: Italian Renaissance, High Renaissance, The Renaissance
  • Genres: Christian art, History painting

3. The Scream :

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  • Artist: Edvard Munch
  • Period: Expressionism
  • Created: 1893–1893
  • Genre: Abstract art
  • Dimensions: 3′ 0″ x 2′ 5″ (91 cm x 74 cm)
  • Locations: National Gallery, Munch Museum

4. Guernica

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  • Artist: Pablo Picasso
  • Location: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Genre: Narrative art
  • Created: April 26, 1937–June 1937
  • Dimensions: 11′ 5″ x 25′ 6″ (3.5 m x 7.8 m)
  • Subject: Spanish Civil War, Suffering, War

5. The Starry Night :

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  • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
  • Location: Museum of Modern Art
  • Period: Post-Impressionism
  • Created: June 1889
  • Genre: Landscape painting
  • Dimensions: 2′ 5″ x 3′ 0″ (74 cm x 92 cm)

6. Girl with a Pearl Earring :

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  • Artist: Johannes Vermeer
  • Location: Mauritshuis
  • Created: 1665
  • Period: Dutch Golden Age
  • Genre: Portrait
  • Dimensions: 1′ 6″ x 1′ 3″ (44 cm x 39 cm)

7. The Creation of Adam

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  • Artist: Michelangelo
  • Part of series: Sistine Chapel ceiling
  • Location: Sistine Chapel
  • Dimensions: 15′ 9″ x 7′ 7″ (4.8 m x 2.30 m)
  • Genre: History painting
  • Periods: Italian Renaissance, The Renaissance

8. The Persistence of Memory :

Salvador Dali

  • Artist: Salvador Dali
  • Location: Museum of Modern Art (since 1934)
  • Period: Surrealism
  • Created: 1931
  • Dimensions: 0′ 9″ x 1′ 1″ (24 cm x 33 cm)
  • Media: Oil paint

9. The Kiss :

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  • Artist: Gustav Klimt
  • Location: Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
  • Dimensions: 5′ 11″ x 5′ 11″ (1.80 m x 1.80 m)
  • Created: 1907–1908
  • Genre: Genre art
  • Periods: Vienna Secession, Art Nouveau

10. Laughing Cavalier :

Laughing Cavalier

  • Artist: Frans Hals
  • Location: Wallace Collection
  • Dimensions: 2′ 9″ x 2′ 2″ (83 cm x 67 cm)
  • Created: 1624
  • Media: Oil paint
  • Periods: Baroque, Dutch Golden Age
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