Top 10 painters facts Selected as the most interesting among painters related questions in Painters quiz How did Vincent van Gogh die?He shot himself. After years of painful anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness, Vincent van Gogh died at the age of 37 from a gunshot wound, generally accepted to be self-inflicted (although no gun was ever found).Created by: Kasiadeath facts » Who designed the Chupa-Chups logo?Salvador Dali. The brand was founded by the Spaniard Enric Bernat in 1958, who started his business in Catalonia. It is currently owned by the Italian multinational corporation Perfetti Van Melle.Created by: globalquiz.orgartists facts » Which famous painter was a member of the Communist Party?Pablo Picasso. In 1944 Picasso joined the French Communist Party (he lived in France), attended an international peace conference in Poland, and in 1950 received the Stalin Peace Prize from the Soviet government. But party criticism of a portrait of Stalin as insufficiently realistic cooled Picasso’s interest in Soviet politics, though he remained a loyal member of the Communist Party until his death. Created by: stigcommunism facts » Where was Leonardo da Vinci born?In Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452, in a farmhouse about 3 kilometers from the town of Vinci, near Florence. His full name was "Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci", which means "Leonardo, son of Piero, of Vinci". Created by: Park Youn-jooLeonardo da Vinci facts » 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgpaintings facts » Where was van Gogh when he painted The Starry Night?In a lunatic asylum. In the aftermath of the 23 December 1888 breakdown that resulted in the self-mutilation of his left ear, van Gogh voluntarily admitted himself to the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole lunatic asylum, where he spent a year. During this period, he produced some of the best-known works of his career, including Cypresses, the blue self-portrait and The Starry Night.Created by: Hitter smasherart facts » Why is this famous painting called "The Night Watch"?By mistake. Rembrandt painted the large painting The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. In 18th century the picture was called The Night Watch, because it was so dimmed and defaced that it looked quite like a night scene. After it was cleaned, it was discovered to represent broad day.Created by: Deepak Hanghalpainting facts » Where were the Pre-Raphaelites active?In England. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was an artistic association of painters established in London in 1848. The group's intention was to reform art by rejecting what it considered the mechanistic approach first adopted by Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo. Its members believed the Classical poses and elegant compositions of Raphael in particular had been a corrupting influence on the academic teaching of art, hence the name "Pre-Raphaelite".Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknames facts » How many paintings did Vincent van Gogh sell?1. During whole his life, Vincent van Gogh sold only one painting, moreover to his brother: "The Red Vineyards near Arles" for 400 francs.Created by: Marta_Smolarekfamous people facts » Which known 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.Created by: smyruart facts » Play painters quiz and see all the questions.