How Well Do You Know Famous Painters?

Art is an important part of our cultural landscape. Think you know the great painters better than just about anyone? Take this quiz and find out!
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What year did Leonardo da Vinci paint the Mono Lisa?
1503
1520
1518
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Where did Vincent Van Gogh famously paint "Starry Night?"
At his Paris apartment
In a psychiatric hospital
In a cafe
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What year did Michaelangelo begin working on "David?"
1501
1504
1506
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How many versions of "The Scream" did painter Edvard Munch create?
1
5
3
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What was the subject of the 1907 Picasso painting that was deemed immoral?
Religion
Prostitutes
Children
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What is August Rodin's most famous sculpture called?
The Stinker
The Thinker
The Woman
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Who did Johannes Vermeer use as his model in his famous painting "Girl With the Pearl Earring?"
An actress
His daughter
His wife
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Who was the male subject of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" modeled after?
His father
His dentist
His mechanic
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What inspired the melting clocks in Dali's famous painting "The Persistence of Memory?"
Melting cheese
A hot summer day
Gum
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What year did Andy Warhol create the pop art depiction of the Campbell's soup cans?
1964
1962
1960
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What is depicted in Michaelangelo's "The Creation of Adam?"
Adam and Eve
God giving life to the first man
God taking life from the first man
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What did da Vinci's "The Last Supper" originally include, that is now missing?
Jesus' feet
Peter
Judas
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You are painting bright. Even though you missed a few questions, it seems as if you still know a bit about major painters and art pieces. Keep studying up and try again soon!

C+, Painting Bright

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You are painting pretty. You sure know a thing or two about art history. You've got your painters and important pieces memorized well. Well done!

B+, Painting Pretty

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You are a true art ace! Not many people know as much about famous painters as you do. You seem to know your stuff when it comes to art history. Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done!

A+, Art Ace

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What year did Leonardo da Vinci paint the Mono Lisa?
1503
1520
1518
2
Where did Vincent Van Gogh famously paint "Starry Night?"
At his Paris apartment
In a psychiatric hospital
In a cafe
3
What year did Michaelangelo begin working on "David?"
1501
1504
1506
4
How many versions of "The Scream" did painter Edvard Munch create?
1
5
3
5
What was the subject of the 1907 Picasso painting that was deemed immoral?
Religion
Prostitutes
Children
6
What is August Rodin's most famous sculpture called?
The Stinker
The Thinker
The Woman
7
Who did Johannes Vermeer use as his model in his famous painting "Girl With the Pearl Earring?"
An actress
His daughter
His wife
8
Who was the male subject of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" modeled after?
His father
His dentist
His mechanic
9
What inspired the melting clocks in Dali's famous painting "The Persistence of Memory?"
Melting cheese
A hot summer day
Gum
10
What year did Andy Warhol create the pop art depiction of the Campbell's soup cans?
1964
1962
1960
11
What is depicted in Michaelangelo's "The Creation of Adam?"
Adam and Eve
God giving life to the first man
God taking life from the first man
12
What did da Vinci's "The Last Supper" originally include, that is now missing?
Jesus' feet
Peter
Judas