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21 Interesting And Fun Facts About The Cafe Terrace At Night Painting

Cafe Terrace at Night, which is also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, is an oil painting created by Vincent van Gogh while he was at Arles, France, in September, 1888. While van Gogh didn’t sign the painting, he did mention it in 3 different letters. Take a look below for…

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25 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About The Creation Of Adam Painting

The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by Michelangelo. The painting forms a part of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling and it was painted between 1508 and 1512. The Creation of Adam shows the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God breathes life into Adam, the first man. Take a look…

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26 Fascinating And Fun Facts About The American Gothic Painting

American Gothic is a painting created by Grant Wood. It’s currently in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood painted American Gothic in 1930, depicting a farmer standing beside a woman who has been interpreted to be either his wife or daughter. Take a look below for 26 more fascinating and fun facts…

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22 Interesting And Fun Facts About The Birth Of Venus Painting

The Birth of Venus is a painting done by Sandro Botticelli in the mid 1480s. It shows the goddess Venus arriving at the shore after her birth, she had emerged from the sea fully grown. The painting is currently in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Take a look below for 22 more interesting and…

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25 Interesting And Weird Facts About The Water Lilies Painting

Water Lilies is a series of about 250 oil paintings done by French Impressionist Claude Monet. The paintings show Monet’s flower garden at his home in Giverny. They were the main focus of Monet’s artistic production during the last 30 years of his life. Many of his works were painted while he suffered from cataracts….

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25 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About The Last Supper Painting

The Last Supper is a 15th century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci started working on the painting in 1495 and finished it in 1498. It’s one of the most famous paintings in the world, and it’s also one of the most studied, scrutinized and satirized. Take a look below for 25 more…

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25 Fun And Interesting Facts About The Kiss Painting

The Kiss was a painting done by the Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt between 1907 and 1908. The painting was created during the highpoint of his Golden Period, when he painted a couple of works in a similar gilded style. The painting is on a perfect square canvas, depicting a couple embracing, their bodies entwined…

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25 Fun And Fascinating Facts About The Girl With A Pearl Earring Painting

The Girl With A Pearl Earring is an oil painting by the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Researchers believe that the painting was created in 1665 and is a type of work called a “tronie.” Tronies were paintings that focused on the face of a subject with some added element of fantasy or an…

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25 Fun And Interesting Facts About The Starry Night Painting

The Starry Night was painted by Vincent van Gogh months before his suicide. It’s widely viewed as his greatest masterpiece. The painting was completed in 1889 with oil paint on a canvas. Take a look below for 25 more fun and interesting facts about the Starry Night painting. 1. The Starry Night was painted within…

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25 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About The Mona Lisa Painting

No one really know who Mona Lisa was, who commissioned the portrait, how long Leonardo da Vinci worked on it, how long he kept it, or how it even came to be in the French royal collection. However, the Mona Lisa painting is easily the most famous, most studied, and the most widely recognized painting…