10 most difficult painting riddles A list of ten (out of 34) painting related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Painting quiz Who brought Mona Lisa to France?Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo spent his last years in France at the home awarded him by Francis I. He brought three masterpieces: Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist.very hard 29% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci29%Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte45%Pope Pius XVIPope Pius XVI11%Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9092 answers in 3 languages »renessaince riddles » The symbolic work of art showing the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death is called...Vanitas means "futility" or "worthlessness", the traditional Christian view being that earthly goods and pursuits are transient and worthless. Vanitas themes were common in medieval funerary art, with most surviving examples in sculpture. Common symbols include skulls, rotten fruit, bubbles, smoke, watches, and hourglasses.very hard 30% memento morimemento mori50%carpe diemcarpe diem16%vanitasvanitas30%gravisgravis2%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2047 answers in 2 languages »names riddles » Who painted the picture "The Luncheon on the Grass"?Édouard Manet. Luncheon on the Grass - is a large oil on canvas painting by Édouard Manet created in 1862 and 1863. It depicts a female nude and a scantily dressed female bather on a picnic with two fully dressed men in a rural setting. Rejected by the Salon jury of 1863, Manet seized the opportunity to exhibit this and two other paintings in the 1863 Salon des Refusés. where the painting sparked public notoriety and controversy.] The piece is now in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. very hard 33% Claude MonetClaude Monet41%Edgar DegasEdgar Degas11%Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet33%Auguste RenoirAuguste Renoir14%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 208 answers in 2 languages » Who was the first (chronologically) great artist that contributed to the Italian Renaissance?Giotto. It has been said that Giotto was the first real painter, like Adam was the first man. Living in the late Middle Ages (died 1337), he broke with the prevalent Byzantine style and introduced the technique of drawing accurately from life.very hard 35% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci17%GiottoGiotto35%Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli20%MichaelangeloMichaelangelo26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5079 answers in 2 languages »painters riddles » How many paintings called Water Lilies has Claude Monet created?250. Water Lilies depict Claude Monet’s own flower garden at Giverny and were the main focus of his artistic production during the last thirty years of his life.very hard 39% 118%3323%252529%25025039%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4231 answers in 5 languages »art riddles » 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".hard 41% in Italyin Italy19%in ancient Romein ancient Rome18%in Englandin England41%in Galileain Galilea19%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 6129 answers in 3 languages »United Kingdom riddles » A painting or a print of a cityscape is called...Veduta. A veduta (Italian for "view") is a highly detailed, usually large-scale painting or, more often print, of a cityscape or some other vista. The painters of vedute are referred to as vedutisti.hard 47% vedutaveduta47%vendettavendetta16%verdureverdure14%canalettocanaletto21%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3230 answers in 2 languages »paintings riddles » What is the approximate value of the golden ratio ("phi")?1.61. In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. It is often used for aesthetics in art and design.hard 47% 3.143.1418%2.162.1625%1.611.6147%0.870.878%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 6362 answers in 2 languages »geometry riddles » Who painted the Slaughtered Ox?Rembrandt. Still life developed as a separate category in the Low Countries in the last quarter of the 16th century. The Netherlandish production of still lifes was enormous, and they were very widely exported, especially to northern Europe.hard 54% RembrandtRembrandt54%TitianTitian12%CaravaggioCaravaggio21%Salvador DalíSalvador Dalí11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8551 answers in 3 languages »art riddles » Two of Goya's best known paintings are The Nude Maja and The Clothed Maja. Who was Maja?It is not known. The identity of the Maja is uncertain The most popularly cited models are the Duchess of Alba, with whom Goya was sometimes thought to have had an affair, and Pepita Tudó, mistress of Manuel de Godoy. Neither theory has been verified, and it remains as likely that the paintings represent an idealized composite.hard 54% his wifehis wife7%his sisterhis sister6%his lifelong loverhis lifelong lover31%it is not knownit is not known54%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 8909 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Play painting quiz and see all the questions.