Paintings are the best way for the artist to deliver the message. However, there are many paintings that got mysteries. Hence, today we will reveal the mystery of these 9 famous paintings before you.
1. Van Eyck – Arnolfini Portrait
Jan van Eyck created this painting in the 1434. It depicts a wealthy couple. However, if we look closely in the circular mirror, we can see three figures. The third one is believed to be the painter waving his hand to greet the viewers.
2. Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I
Gustav Klimt made this painting. The painting is not that much old but the mystery is deep. The woman displayed in the painting is mentioned as the wife of a sugar producer. It is believed that the women and the painters were having affair and the husband was well aware of it. So, he intentionally made the painter to paint several portraits of the lady. The constant pressure ended their affair. Without a doubt, it is weird one.
3. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
The name suggests the painting depicts the very soon arrival of the apocalypse. However, there is another hidden message in the picture, if we combine the hands structure of Christ and the apostle with the loaves of bread on the table it would form a musical notation.
4. Separation of Light from Darkness
Michelangelo made this painting depicting the clash of David and Goliath. David was shown as overpowering the giant Goliath. Apart from it, it is showing that the shape of David and Goliath merge together to form a symbol of strength. This can be considered the hidden message of the artist, as he wanted to say that the strength lies in unity.
5. The Self-Portraits Of Rembrandt
It is the self portrait of Rembrandt. You may think there is nothing wrong in the painting. However, if you look closer then you will find that the right eye of the painter seems weird. Margaret S. Livingstone and Bevil R. Conway investigated many self portraits of Rembrandt and they came to the conclusion that the painter’s depth perception is altered and his right eye sees the world in 2 dimensions.
6. The Night Watch
The painting displays a military scene of night from a 1600s. It was named the night watch. However, when the dust was cleared off from the painting, it was found that it depicts the day time. But they did not change the name.
7. Picasso- The Old Guitarist
It is one of the most famous paintings. Undoubtedly, the painter has done it beautifully. The picture highlights a guitarist who was the friend of Picasso. He committed suicide before Picasso painted him. If we look closely we can see a shadow like figure of a woman. Well, it is quite haunting but the mystery is solved and it is believed that the painter first decided to paint a woman but then he made his friend and he did not have the money to buy a new canvas.
8. Vincent Van Gogh EAR
It is one of the most famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh. Looking at the picture, you can easily spot the injured year of the person. Well, the person in the picture is Vincent Van Gogh himself. It is believed that he painted himself while looking in the mirror and he himself cut his left ear while he was out of his consciousness.
9. Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa is the most prolific painting of all time. Designed by Leonardo Da Vinci, the painting encompasses a curious smile on the face of the lady portrayed in it. About this curious smile, a dentist and art expert, Joseph Borkowski says, perhaps the woman in the painting have lost her front tooth. Moreover, she must have scarred her lips in the accident that is why she is having a strange expression in the picture. There are so many types of body painting and, this headless body painting will surprice you.
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