Our Pick For The Top Great Art Masterpieces by 1st Art Gallery
There’s no doubt about it, there are many great art masterpieces out there. We have put together a list of the top ones, but do bear in mind that these are only a few of the many masterpieces. With that said, our list of great art pieces are:
The Last Supper
One of the most famous paintings in the world is The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. The painting depicts Jesus’ last supper, surrounded by the 12 disciples.You cannot find this piece of art at any museum, because it is in Milan at a convent. It actually covers a wall, and only certain visitors can go and view it.
This great art masterpiece was painted in the late 1400s. There has been a bit of controversy surrounding the painting, such as some people believe that it wasn’t Jesus in the photo and it was actually a woman. In fact, this belief that some people have played a role in “The Da Vinci Code,” which went onto become a best-selling novel and film.
Starry Night was painted by Vincent Van Gogh. This painting is without a doubt the most famous painting the artists has done. In the painting, the village of Saint-Remy can be seen, and you can see homes with lights on, a church and many other features of the town. One of the things that make this painting unique is that Gogh wanted to show off his view from his bedroom at an asylum.
He painted it from memory. He was at the asylum in 1889. As for where you can see it, you can head to New York and view it at the Modern Museum of Art. It has been there since 1941.
The Mona Lisa
Another Da Vinci masterpiece is the Mona Lisa, which many consider the greatest painting of all type. It is of a woman who the artist painted sometime in the early 1500s. As for who the woman is, nobody is 100% sure but some believe her name is Lisa Gherardini.
The painting can be seen in person in Paris, at the Louvre Museum. It has been housed there since 1707. An interesting fact is this painting was stolen and it gone missing for two years, but eventually it was retrieved. If you ever find yourself in Paris, then make sure the Louvre Museum is one of the first places you go to.
No list of greatest masterpieces in the world would be complete without mentioning David, which is a sculpture. David was created by Michelangelo. This fine piece of art was created in the early 1500s. One of the most unique features about this sculpture is it was made with marble.
The sculpture depicts David, the biblical hero, standing nude. The sculpture is quite large, as it stands at just over 16-feet tall. If you’re interested in seeing this famous sculpture, then you can head over to Accademia Gallery in Florence. Before arriving at the gallery, it was located in the main square of Florence but it was moved.
Picasso has created many great art pieces, but the most famous one he has ever done is Guernica. He created this back in the mid 30s, and it was produced to raise awareness of the Basque town of Guernica. The Germans bombed it and Picasso wanted to show what the tragedy looked like afterwards.
You can view this painting at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. You won’t be able to miss it because it is huge. It measures over 11-feet, so be prepared to be impressed if you see it in person.
The Birth Of Venus
Last on our list is the Birth Of Venus, which was painted in the late 1400s. Botticelli created the painting, which depicts Venus (the goddess) being born. It shows the goddess standing on a huge seashell and partially covering her nude body.
Those are the great art masterpieces that have made our list. If you’re interested in getting your hands on them, then you should consider ordering a art reproduction version review</>of them. You might not be able to buy the real thing, but you can still enjoy looking at a reproduction version of your favorite piece.