Top 10 Most Disturbing Paintings

mood333

The Top Ten

1 L'Origine du monde - Gustave Courbet

I personally don't find it disturbing, just slightly embarrassing. What's more embarrassing and disturbing is looking at people looking, giving their opinion on it!

"Hmm...it doesn't look quite right, somehow..." - Britgirl

2 Saturn Devouring His Son - Francisco Goya
3 Judith Slaying Holofernes - Artemisia Gentileschi
4 A Negro Hung Alive by the Ribs to a Gallows - William Blake
5 Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X - Francis Bacon
6 The Scream - Edvard Munch
7 Gallowgate Lard - Ken Currie
8 Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubicus) - Salvador Dali
9 The Flaying of the Corrupt Judge Sisamnes - Gerard David
10 Massacre of the Innocents - Peter Paul Rubens

The Contenders

11 The Temptation of St. Anthony - Salvator Rosa
12 The Examination - Wayne Barlowe
13 Figure with Meat - Francis Bacon
14 The Nightmare - Henry Fuseli
15 The Disasters of War - Francisco Goya
16 Saint Wolfgang and the Devil - Michael Pacher
17 Le Suicidé - Édouard Manet
18 Christ of Saint John of the Cross - Salvador Dali
19 Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) - Salvador Dali
20 The Fall of the Damned - Peter Paul Rubens
21 Seated Woman (Portrait of Muriel Belcher) - Francis Bacon
22 The Death of Marat - Jacques-Louis David
23 Le lion De Florence - Nicolas-André Monsiau
24 Burial of Atala - Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
25 Judith Beheading Holofernes - Caravaggio
26 Saturn Devouring His Son - Peter Paul Rubens
27 Smiling Spider - Odilon Redon
28 Dante and Virgil in Hell - William Adolphe Bouguereau
BAdd New Item

Related Lists

Most Iconic Paintings of All Time Most Famous Paintings Top Ten Most Chringe-Worthy Lyrics from Kodak Black's 'Painting Pictures' Album Greatest Paintings of All Time Metal Album Covers that are Paintings

List Stats

28 listings
1 year, 294 days old

Top Remixes

1. L'Origine du monde - Gustave Courbet
2. Saturn Devouring His Son - Francisco Goya
3. Judith Slaying Holofernes - Artemisia Gentileschi
mood333

WRemix

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P