Famous #Paintings in the World (100 Great Paintings of All Time) (2022)

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Famous paintings in the world. Let’s learn the 100 great paintings of all time. Get the images shown in this video (and many more) in high definition here → https://gumroad.com/l/uZAOs

Kiddopedia team brings you 100 most famous paintings in the world. It is not an easy task to sort all the famous artworks in one video. We have listed the best paintings in the world according to their popularity. Several online resources where great paintings are listed were used as a resource for this video. We have tried to capture different painting styles and painters from Renaissance to modern. This is an ideal video for all lovers of paintings, as well as for kids and kindergarten children who are interested in art.

Our paintings slideshow is accompanied by Chopin’s Nocturnes to make the viewing more enjoyable for you.

As a bonus for the viewers who have watched this video until the end, I have added 37 additional famous paintings at the end of the video.

Editors Note: Due to YouTube’s content policy, I am not allowed to include images of paintings that have graphic content or nudity.
Therefore, some of the world’s famous paintings are not included in this video. I have added 26 such paintings in the download bundle via this link → https://gumroad.com/l/uZAOs

Music Credits:
Nocturnes by Frederic Chopin played by:
Nocturne No 20 in C Sharp Minor – Frank Levy
Nocturne Op 9 No 1 in B Flat Minor – Olga Gurevich
Nocturne Op 9 No 2 in E Flat Major – Frank Levy
Nocturne No.1 Opus 72 in E Minor – Luke Faulkner

This pack contains over 160 Hi-Res images (.jpg) of famous paintings in the world. The images are suitable to use as background in high-resolution desktop displays as well as for your personal creative projects.

If you are an art lover, you are going to love this collection of the great artworks of all time.

List of paintings in this bundle:

1 – A Bar at the Folies-Bergère – Edouard Manet

2 – A Cotton Office in New Orleans – Edgar Degas

3 – A Friend in Need – Cassius Marcellus Coolidge

4 – Adoration of the Magi – Gentile da Fabriano

5 – American Gothic – Grant Wood

6 – Annunciation – Leonardo Da Vinci

7 – Bacchus and Ariadne – Titian

8 – Barge Haulers on the Volga – Ilya Repin

9 – Battle of Issus – Albrecht Altdorfer

10 – Boulevard Monmartre, Paris – Camille Pissarro

11 – Breezing Up – Winslow Homer

12 – Broadway Boogie Woogie – Piet Mondrian

13 – Café Terrace at Night – Vincent van Gogh

14 – Cardsharps – Caravaggio

15 – Charles I in Three Positions – Anthony van Dyck

16 – Christina’s World – Andrew Wyeth

17 – Composition VIII – Wassily Kandinsky

18 – Dance at Le Moulin De La Galette – Pierre-Auguste Renoir

19 – Dante and Virgil in Hell – William-Adolphe Bouguereau

20 – Enthroned Madonna – Giotto di Bondone

21 – Et in Arcadia Ego – Nicolas Poussin

22 – Feast of the Rosary – Albrecht Durer

23 – Flag – Jasper Johns

24 – Flaming June – Frederic Leighton

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25 – Fort Vimieux – Joseph Mallord William Turner

26 – Freedom from Want – Norman Rockwell

27 – Girl With A Pearl Earring – Johannes Vermeer

28 – Guernica – Pablo Picasso

29 – Impression, Sunrise – Claude Monet

30 – In a Roman Osteria – Carl Bloch

31 – Irises – Vincent van Gogh

32 – Lady Agnew of Lochnaw – John Singer Sargent

33 – Lady With an Ermine – Leonardo Da Vinci

34 – Lamentation of Christ – Andrea Mantegna

35 – Landscape with the Fall of Icarus – Pieter Bruegel the Elder

36 – Large Bathers – Paul Cezanne

37 – Las Damas Romanas – Juan Luna

38 – Las Meninas – Diego Velázquez

39 – Les Demoiselles d’Avignon – Pablo Picasso

40 – Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir

41 – Man with a Guitar – Georges Braque

42 – Marcella – Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

43 – Mars and Venus Allegory of Peace – Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee

44 – Massacre of the Innocents – Peter Paul Rubens

45 – Mona Lisa – Leonardo Da Vinci

46 – Moonrise Over the Sea – Caspar David Friedrich

47 – Morning in a Pine Forest – Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin

48 – Mr and Mrs Andrews – Thomas Gainsborough

49 – Musicians – Caravaggio

50 – Napoleon Crossing the Alps – Jacques-Louis David

51 – Newton – William Blake

52 – Nighthawks – Edward Hopper

53 – No. 5, 1948 – Jackson Pollock

54 – Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 – Marcel Duchamp

55 – Odalisque – Francois Boucher

56 – Olympia – Edouard Manet

57 – Paradise – Jan Brueghel the Younger

58 – Paris Street In Rainy Weather – Gustave Caillebotte

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59 – Patroclus – Jacques-Louis David

60 – Peaceable Kingdom – Edward Hicks

61 – Pilgrimage to Cythera – Antoine Watteau

62 – Pollice Verso – Jean-Leon Gerome

63 – Poppy Field in Argenteuil – Claude Monet

64 – Portrait of a Gentleman Skating – Gilbert Stuart

65 – Portrait of a Lady – Rogier van der Weyden

66 – Portrait of a Young Man – Raphael

67 – Portrait of Adele-Bloch Bauer – Gustav Klimt

68 – Portrait of Juan de Pareja – Diego Velázquez

69 – Portrait of Madame Recamier – Jacques-Louis David

70 – Portrait of Madame X – John Singer Sargent

71 – Portrait of Pablo Picasso – Juan Gris

72 – Portrait of Wally – Egon Schiele

73 – Primavera – Sandro Botticelli

74 – Pygmalion and Galatea – Jean-Leon Gerome

75 – Red Balloon – Paul Klee

76 – Saturn Devouring His Son – Francisco Goya

77 – Self-Portrait without Beard – Vincent Van Gogh

78 – Sleeping Venus – Titian

79 – St. George and the Dragon – Paolo Uccello

80 – Stag Night at Sharkeys – George Bellows

81 – Starry Night – Vincent Van Gogh

82 – Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – Georges Seurat

83 – Sunflowers – Vincent Van Gogh

84 – Suprematist Composition – Kazimir Malevich

85 – Susanna and the Elders – Artemisia Gentileschi

86 – Sympathy – Briton Riviere

87 – The Ambassadors – Hans Holbein the Younger

88 – The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp – Rembrandt

89 – The Arnolfini Portrait – Jan van Eyck

90 – The Astronomer – Johannes Vermeer

91 – The Avenue in the Rain – Childe Hassam

92 – The Bath – Jean-Leon Gerome

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93 – The Bedroom – Vincent van Gogh

94 – The Beheading of John the Baptist – Caravaggio

95 – The Birth of Venus – Alexandre Cabanel

96 – The Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli

97 – The Blue Boy – Thomas Gainsborough

98 – The Boat Trip – Mary Cassatt

99 – The Card Players – Paul Cezanne

100 – The Creation of Adam – Michelangelo

101 – The Death of Marat – Jacques-Louis David

102 – The Fall of the Damned – Peter Paul Rubens

103 – The Fighting Temeraire – Joseph Mallord William Turner

104 – The Flower Carrier – Diego Rivera

105 – The Foxes – Franz Marc

106 – The Garden of Earthly Delights – Hieronymus Bosch

107 – The Gleaners – Jean-Francois Millet

108 – The Grand Canal – Venice – Joseph Mallord William Turner

109 – The Grand Odalisque – Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

110 – The Great Wave off Kanagawa – Katsushika Hokusai

111 – The Gross Clinic – Thomas Eakins

112 – The Happy Accidents Of The Swing – Jean-Honoré Fragonard

113 – The Harlequin’s Carnival – Joan Miró

114 – The Hay Wain – John Constable

115 – The Hireling Shepherd – William Holman Hunt

116 – The Hunters in the Snow – Pieter Bruegel the Elder

117 – The Japanese Footbridge – Claude Monet

118 – The Kiss – Gustav Klimt

119 – The Kiss – Francesco Hayez

120 – The Ladies Waldegrave – Joshua Reynolds

121 – The Lady of Shalott – John William Waterhouse

122 – The Last Supper – Leonardo Da Vinci

123 – The Laughing Cavalier – Frans Hals

124 – The Liberty Leading The People – Eugène Delacroix

125 – The Luncheon on the Grass – Edouard Manet

126 – The Night Café – Vincent Van Gogh

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127 – The Night Watch – Rembrandt

128 – The Ninth Wave – Ivan Aivazovsky

129 – The Oath of Horatii – Jacques-Louis David

130 – The Old Guitarist – Pablo Picasso

131 – The Persistence of Memory – Salvador Dalí

132 – The Pont Du Gard – Hubert Robert

133 – The Potato Eaters – Vincent Van Gogh

134 – The Raft of the Medusa – Theodore Gericault

135 – The School of Athens – Raphael

136 – The Scream – Edvard Munch

137 – The Second of May 1808 – Francisco Goya

138 – The Seed of Areoi – Paul Gauguin

139 – The Sleepers – Gustave Courbet

140 – The Sleeping Gypsy – Henri Rousseau

141 – The Son of Man – René Magritte

142 – The Storm on the Sea of Galilee – Rembrandt

143 – The Supper at Emmaus – Caravaggio

144 – The Third of May 1808 – Francisco Goya

145 – The Tower of Babel – Pieter Bruegel the Elder

146 – The Treachery of Images – René Magritte

147 – The Triumph of Galatea – Raphael

148 – The Two Fridas – Frida Kahlo

149 – The Wave – William-Adolphe Bouguereau

150 – The Wedding at Cana – Paolo Veronese

151 – The Women of Algiers in Their Apartment – Eugène Delacroix

152 – Three Musicians – Pablo Picasso

153 – Three Studies of Lucian Freud – Francis Bacon

154 – Turquoise Marilyn – Andy Warhol

155 – Van Gogh Self-Portrait – Vincent Van Gogh

156 – View of Toledo – El Greco

157 – Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog – Caspar David Friedrich

158 – Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

159 – Watson and the Shark – John Singleton Copley

160 – Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? – Paul Gauguin

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161 – Whistler’s Mother – James Abbott McNeill Whistler

162 – Woman I – Willem de Kooning

163 – Woman with a Hat – Henri Matisse

FAQs

Which is the No 1 painting in the world? ›

1. Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503–19. Painted between 1503 and 1517, Da Vinci's alluring portrait has been dogged by two questions since the day it was made: Who's the subject and why is she smiling?

What is the greatest masterpiece of all time? ›

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

It's the masterpiece of all masterpieces, the most famous, most discussed and most enigmatic of all paintings.

Who is the most famous drawer in the world? ›

Who are the most famous drawing artists? Learn about some of the greatest masters of the line.
  • Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519)
  • Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 – 1564)
  • Rembrandt (1606 – 1669)
  • Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640)
  • Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780 – 1867)
  • Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917)
2 Oct 2021

What is the most viewed painting in the world? ›

1. The Mona Lisa – 10 million per year. Unsurprisingly, the most visited painting in the world is also the most famous portrait ever painted – the Mona Lisa. Created by Leonardo da Vinci at the start of the 16th century, it's valued at well over $660 million.

Who is the greatest artist of his lifetime? ›

Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime, and ever since then he has been held to be one of the greatest artists of all time. A number of his works in painting, sculpture, and architecture rank among the most famous in existence.

Who is the most famous painter today? ›

Gerhard Richter is at the very top of our list – the most famous living painter today. Born in 1932 in Dresden, Germany, Richter currently lives and works in Cologne, Germany. Richter dedicated his career to exploring the medium of painting in close relation to the effects of photography.

What is the most famous piece of art at the Met? ›

The Death of Socrates, Jacques-Louis David, 1787

This Neoclassical work is one of the most famous paintings at The Met. It portrays the moments just before the death of the great philosopher Socrates, based on his student Plato's record of the event.

What are the 7 major art? ›

However, today contemporary fine art is more than just painting and is defined by 7 fine art disciplines: painting, sculpture, architecture, poetry, music, literature, and dance.

Which country is most famous for art? ›

The world's most artistic cities know no boundaries when it comes to teasing your creative senses.
...
  1. Rome, Italy. ...
  2. Paris, France. ...
  3. Berlin, Germany. ...
  4. Valencia, Spain. ...
  5. Hong Kong. ...
  6. New York City, USA. ...
  7. San Francisco, USA. ...
  8. Florence, Italy.

Who is No 1 artist in the world? ›

As of November 2022, Taylor Swift has the most monthly listeners on Spotify for a female artist, and The Weeknd has the most monthly listeners on Spotify for a male artist. Ed Sheeran is the most-followed male artist, and Ariana Grande is the most-followed female artist.

Which is the most beautiful drawing in the world? ›

One drawing, Head of a Young Woman (about 1483–85), has been considered by some to be the “most beautiful drawing in the world,” bringing together his ideal of beauty and convincing naturalism to an astonishing degree.

Who is the master artist in the world? ›

Today, they're known as the Masters. In this fascinating video, Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro invites you to meet seven of the most influential art world masters of all time—Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Marc Chagall, and Joan Miró.

What is considered the most beautiful painting? ›

Mona Lisa (da Vinci)

Widely considered to be the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa has delighted onlookers ever since it was painted in the early 1500s by Leonardo da Vinci. The painting is named for Lisa del Giocondo, a member of a wealthy family of Florence.

Who are the top 3 living artists? ›

Top 5 Living Artists Who Shaped The Art Market
  • 1/ Jeff Koons – 1955 – USA. ...
  • 2/ Peter Doig – 1959 – Scotland. ...
  • 3/ Christopher Wool – 1955 – USA. ...
  • 4 – Zeng Fanzhi – 1964 – China. ...
  • 5 – Damian Hirst – 1965 – UK.
6 Nov 2020

Who is the Top 5 artist of all time? ›

Artists by reputed sales
  • The Beatles.
  • Elvis Presley.
  • Michael Jackson.
  • Elton John.
  • Queen.
  • Madonna.
  • Led Zeppelin.

What is the most priceless piece of art? ›

The most valuable painting in history must surely be the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Although it is considered priceless, we can determine some numerical value by looking at the insurance value of the painting. In 1962 the masterpiece was assessed at a value of $100 million.

What is the largest art piece in the world? ›

In 2020, the Guinness Book of World Records certified this massive 17,000-ft² painting called The Journey of Humanity (2020) by Sacha Jafri as the world's largest painting to ever exist.

What is the oldest piece at the Met? ›

Among the oldest items at the Met, a set of Archeulian flints from Deir el-Bahri which date from the Lower Paleolithic period (between 300,000 and 75,000 BCE), are part of the Egyptian collection.

What are the 5 rules of art? ›

PRINCIPLES OF ART: Balance, emphasis, movement, proportion, rhythm, unity, and variety; the means an artist uses to organize elements within a work of art. by the careful placement of repeated elements in a work of art to cause a visual tempo or beat. equilibrium or stability to a work of art.

What are the 3 types of art? ›

The three fine arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture are sometimes also called the “major arts”, with “minor arts” referring to commercial or decorative art styles. Architecture is the only form of fine visual art with a sense of utility or elements of practicality.

What are the Big 5 in art? ›

A handful of artists, known as the Big Five, were responsible for designing the majority of the best San Francisco psychedelic posters in the 1960s. Those five artists were Rick Griffin, Alton Kelley, Victor Moscoso, Stanley Mouse, and Wes Wilson.

Which city is called the city of art? ›

Paris, France. With over 1,000 art galleries spread across the city, Paris is an art lover's mecca.

Which culture is best in world? ›

  • Italy. #1 in Cultural Influence. #14 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • France. #2 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • United States. #3 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • Japan. #4 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • Spain. #5 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • United Kingdom. #6 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • South Korea. #7 in Cultural Influence. ...
  • Switzerland. #8 in Cultural Influence.

Which country has the oldest art? ›

Cave art found on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is approximately 40,000 years old. Indonesian and Australian scientists have confirmed that cave art found on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is approximately 40,000 years old, pushing back the date of humanity's oldest art by a couple of thousand years.

Which artist has best fans in world? ›

Popularity rankingArtistFans tracking
01DrakeFans tracking: 4,740,069
02RihannaFans tracking: 4,732,983
03ColdplayFans tracking: 4,688,676
04EminemFans tracking: 4,647,534
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Who is the biggest pop star? ›

Justin Bieber takes the top spot, with millions of followers across socials and billions of plays on streaming services. The most popular female artist currently goes to Taylor Swift, while BTS are unsurprisingly the most popular band. Any surprises here amongst the most popular artists in 2022?

Which is No 1 song in the world? ›

According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" (1942) as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.

Who is the best picture artist in the world? ›

17 Greatest Painters of All Time
  • 1.9 Mary Cassatt (1844–1936)
  • 1.10 Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890)
  • 1.11 Gustav Klimt (1862–1918)
  • 1.12 Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • 1.13 Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986)
  • 1.14 Tamara de Lempicka (1898–1890)
  • 1.15 Frida Kahlo (1907–1954)
  • 1.16 Jackson Pollock (1912–1956)
12 Oct 2022

Who is the best drawing master? ›

There is something in every piece of art you can take away for your own.
  1. 1 Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) ...
  2. 2 Ch'ng Kiah Kiean (born 1974) ...
  3. 3 Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890) ...
  4. 4 Jason Gathorne-Hardy (born 1968) ...
  5. 5 Julie Mehretu (born 1970) ...
  6. 6 Jean-Louis Sauvat (born 1947) ...
  7. 7 Il Lee (born 1952) ...
  8. 8 Rembrandt (1606-1669)
4 May 2020

What are the 2 types of drawing? ›

There are two basic types of drawings: Artistic and Technical drawings.

Who is India's No 1 painter? ›

Raja Ravi Varma is considered one of the greatest painters in the history of Indian art; and he is the most famous Indian artist.

Which type of painting is most popular? ›

Realism. Realism has been one of the most popular types of painting styles since the Renaissance. Most people consider it the “real art” for its closer-to-life depiction of the subjects. These paintings appear just like photographs, featuring smooth textures and a perfect composition of light and dark.

Which country is famous for painting? ›

Rome, Italy

Among the vast collection of Renaissance art, visitors will inevitably be drawn to one of the world's most famous masterpieces: Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.

Who is the king of art in India? ›

Raja Ravi Varma (Malayalam: രാജാ രവിവർമ്മ; 29 April 1848 – 2 October 1906) was an Indian painter and artist. He is considered among the greatest painters in the history of Indian art. His works are one of the best examples of the fusion of European academic art with a purely Indian sensibility and iconography.

Who is the best 2022 Painter of India? ›

Indian artist Saba Hasan wins Pollock Grant 2022.

Which painting style is hardest? ›

Hyper-Realism

These styles garner huge attention and praise from the public, but not necessarily other artists. For those who do not practice painting, hyper-realism and photo-realism are often considered the most difficult due to the wow factor.

What is the most loved art style? ›

Pop Art. Pop Art is perhaps one of the most well-known and well-loved art styles throughout history and for good reason. It is, after all, a reimagination of sorts that “popped up” and took inspiration from mass or popular culture, particularly American consumerist culture, hence the name.

Which art sells the most? ›

Best Selling Art Subjects
  • Traditional Landscapes.
  • Local Views.
  • Modern Landscapes.
  • Abstracts.
  • Dogs.
  • Figure.
  • Seascapes.
  • Wildlife.
17 Jun 2020

What country is best at art? ›

The United States was the leading art market worldwide in 2021, generating 43 percent of the global art market value.

What is the most beautiful country in the world? ›

  • New Zealand. #1 in Scenic. #11 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • Greece. #2 in Scenic. #25 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • Italy. #3 in Scenic. #14 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • Switzerland. #4 in Scenic. #1 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • Spain. #5 in Scenic. #16 in Best Countries Overall. ...
  • Norway. #6 in Scenic. ...
  • Australia. #7 in Scenic. ...
  • Ireland. #8 in Scenic.

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