Famous Painters and their Paintings

Quiz 138 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is all about famous painters and their paintings. Below are ten paintings from the Metropolitan museum which are available for public domain, unrestricted usage. All your contestants need to do is identify the painter. The links to the Met Museum pages for each artwork are underneath each answer in case you require any further information on each painting.

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1. John Constable (Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

2. Vincent van Gogh (Wheat Field with Cypresses)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

3. Johannes Vermeer (Study of a Young Woman)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

4. El Greco (Saint Jerome as Scholar)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

5. Claude Monet (Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

6. Franz Hals (Merrymakers at Shrovetide)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

7. Paolo Veronese (Mars and Venus United by Love)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

8. Thomas Gainsborough (Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

9. Paul Cézanne (View of the Domaine Saint-Joseph)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

10. Edgar Degas (The Dance Class)

Public domain image available via the Met Museum website, link here.

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Quiz 137 – Round 4 – Art

Art quiz questions – Below we give you three artworks all by the same artist. Can you name the artist responsible for all three?

1. ‘Guernica’, ‘The Weeping Woman’ and ‘Le Rêve’.

Pablo Picasso

2. ‘The Last Supper’, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’ and ‘Vitruvian Man’.

Leonardo da Vinci

3. ‘The Storm on the Sea of Galilee’, ‘The Night Watch’ and ‘The Return of the Prodigal Son’.

Rembrandt

4. ‘Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy’, ‘A Bigger Splash’ and ‘A Bigger Grand Canyon’.

David Hockney

5. ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, ‘The Milkmaid’ and ‘The Art of Painting’.

Johannes Vermeer

6. ‘The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living’, ‘For the Love of God’ and ‘Mickey’.

Damien Hirst

7. ‘The Card Players’, ‘Boy in a Red Waistcoat’ and ‘Bathers’.

Paul Cézanne

8. ‘Number 1 (Lavender Mist)’, ‘No. 5’ and ‘Blue Poles’.

Jackson Pollock

9. ‘The Birth of Venus’, ‘La Primavera’ and ‘Adoration of the Magi’.

Sandro Botticelli

10. ‘My Bed’, ‘Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995’ and ‘Hate and Power Can Be a Terrible Thing’.

Tracey Emin

 

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Quiz 107 – Round 1 – Picture Round

In our art picture quiz contestants are given ten famous works of art and they must give the name of the painter as their answers

 

 

 

 

 

1. Johannes Vermeer (Girl with a Pearl Earring)

Johannes Vermeer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Caravaggio (Bacchus)

By Caravaggio – The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=148751

3. Leonardo da Vinci (La Scapigliata)

By Leonardo da Vinci – Web Gallery of Art:   Image  Info about artwork, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15462561

4. Vincent Van Gogh (Sunflowers)

By Vincent van Gogh – Vincent van Gogh: In der Provence, R.Piper & Co, Verlag, München 1977, ISBN 3492110703, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2702443

5. Rembrandt (The Storm on the Sea of Galilee)

Rembrandt [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Gustav Klimt (The Kiss)

Gustav Klimt [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Claude Monet (Poppy Field)

By Claude Monet – Hermitage Torrent(.torrent with info-hash), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7280089

8. John Constable (The Hay Wain)

By John Constable (1776-1837) – repro from art book, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7202853

9. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Bal du moulin de la Galette)

By Pierre-Auguste Renoir – http://allart.biz/photos/image/Pierre_Auguste_Renoir_2_Bal_du_moulin_de_la_Galette_Smaller_version.html (derivative work of musee-orsay.fr image?)Notwithstanding the source description, this is the version at the Musée d’Orsay (in the smaller version the central figure leaning forward lacks an earring)., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5712177

10. J.M.W. Turner (The Fighting Temeraire)

J. M. W. Turner [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

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Quiz 54 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture quiz is a selection of artists. Click on the grey button to download and don’t forget to print out your answers.

 

 

 

1. Claude Monet

Nadar [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Pierre-Auguste Renoir

PARenoir.jpg [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

3. Frida Kahlo

By Guillermo Kahlo (1871-1941) (Sotheby’s) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Georgia O’Keefe

By Rufus W. Holsinger (1866? – 1930) (originally uploaded by en:User:Uris) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Pablo Picasso

By Argentina. Revista Vea y Lea [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Paul Klee

By Alexander Eliasberg (1878–1924) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Andy Warhol

Jimmy Carter with Andy Warhol during a reception for inaugural portfolio artists [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Salvador Dali

By Roger Higgins, World Telegram staff photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 10. Damien Hirst

Photograph of Damien Hirst by Luke Stephenson, taken on May 5, 2007, used under a Creative Commons ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en), via Wikimedia Commons

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