Greatest Paintings of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Mona Lisa (Leonardo Da Vinci) Mona Lisa (Leonardo Da Vinci)

There is no doubt in my mind why this should take the crown. Famous for that barely-there smile. But what I adore about this beautiful painting is how the artist has captured the untold story; a secret in her eyes, that only she knows about - or maybe even the artist himself! No one will ever know. And that, for me, is what makes this masterpiece so alluring.
Beautiful. - Britgirl

This is a really amazing painting! And the fact that Leonardo da Vinci was able to paint the man into a girl really impressed me. Yes, the model is a man. - TheFourthWorld

I find it creepy how whatever way you look at her, she always looks like she's staring at you.

She looks like my great great grandma a little...

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2 Starry Night (Vincent Van Gogh)

I don't like landscape paintings and I'm also not a very big van gogh fan, but this painting is so beautiful! - Sjinkiie

This painting is so beautiful. I love it!

It must be number 1 - Officialpen

Much better than Mona Lisa. - Not_A_Weeaboo

3 The Last Supper (Leonardo Da Vinci)

Hands down, the best painting ever. It describes every single thing described of the last supper in the bible.

4 The Scream (Edvard Munch)

It describes a man was shocked with both hands put on his cheeks and his mouth was open widely and he stand next to the seas. This painting also inspired for the horror movie Scream.


5 The Kiss (Gustav Klimt)

This is a statue

6 The Weeping Woman (Pablo Picasso)
7 A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (Georges Seurat)
8 The Night Watch (Rembrandt)
9 Guernica (Pablo Picasso)

An incredibly revolutionary artpiece which was championed the surrealism movement. - Gamefreak23788

10 The Birth of Venus (Sandro Botticelli)

The Contenders

11 The Persistence of Memory (Salvador Dali)

Who wrote this? creepy!

12 The Great Wave of Kanagawa (Katsushika Hokusai)
13 Cafe Terrace at Night (Vincent Van Gogh)
14 American Gothic (Grant Wood)
15 The Marriage of the Virgin (Raphael)
16 Princess de Broglie (Ingres)
17 Girl With a Pearl Earring (Johannes Vermeer)
18 The Creation of Adam (Michelangelo)
19 Lady with an Ermine (Leonardo da Vinci)

The Mona Lisa to me is overrated. Looks like dude because its modeled after Leonardo - westofohio

To me this one is better and more beautiful than the Mona Lisa"! - westofohio

20 Paris Street, Rainy Day (Gustave Caillebotte)
21 Rokeby Venus (Diego Velázquez)
22 Grande Odalisque (Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres)
23 Three Musicians (Pablo Picasso)
24 Sistine Chapel Ceiling (Michelangelo)
25 The Crucifixion of St. Peter (Michelangelo)
26 The Raft of the Medusa (Géricault)
27 The Storm on the Sea of Galilee (Rembrandt)
28 The Maids of Honor (Diego Velazquez)
29 Return of the Bucentoro to the Molo on Ascension Day (Canaletto)
30 The Coronation of Napoleon (Jacques-Louis David)
31 Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix)
32 The Wedding at Cana (Paolo Veronese)
33 The Ambassadors (Hans Holbein the Younger)
34 Whistler's Mother (James McNeill Whistler)
35 Winter Landscape - Caspar David Friedrich
36 The Son of Man (René Magritte)

I like this. Very simple and understated portrait of a gentleman wearing a bowler hat and an overcoat. - Britgirl

37 Brera Madonna (Piero della Francesca)
38 The Kiss (Francesco Hayez)
39 Saint Mark Preaching in Alexandria (Giovanni and Gentile Bellini)
40 Finding of the body of St Mark (Tintoretto)
41 Feast in the House of Simon (Paolo Veronese)
42 The Rape of Europa (Titian)
43 Nighthawks (Edward Hopper)

Edward Hopper's Nighthawks is one of the Greatest and well known paintings of all time and art history.

44 At Eternity's Gate (Vincent van Gogh)
45 Vitruvian Man (Leonardo da Vinci)
46 Deterioration of Mind over Matter (Otto Rapp)
47 Sacred and Profane Love (Titian)
48 Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan (Giovanni Bellini)

In the National Gallery, London

49 The Tempest (Giorgione)
50 The School of Athens (Raphael)
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1. Mona Lisa (Leonardo Da Vinci)
2. The Last Supper (Leonardo Da Vinci)
3. The Weeping Woman (Pablo Picasso)
1. Mona Lisa (Leonardo Da Vinci)
2. The Kiss (Gustav Klimt)
3. The Scream (Edvard Munch)
1. Rokeby Venus (Diego Velázquez)
2. Grande Odalisque (Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres)
3. Girl With a Pearl Earring (Johannes Vermeer)

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