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Famous Paintings Quiz

A selection of well known paintings with questions on who painted them. 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Who painted "Chinese Girl" who adorned millions of walls in the 1950s?

  • Kandinsky
  • Kakochka
  • Tretchikoff
  • Tarkovsky

Question 2 Photo

My granny had this picture on her wall it is the "Blue Boy". Who painted it?

  • Gainsborough
  • Constable
  • Reynolds
  • Reubins

Question 3 Photo

This artist is very popular and his paintings are seen in homes and restaurants throughout the land. This is "The Singing Butler". Who is the artist?

  • David Hockney
  • Damien Hurst
  • Rolf Harris
  • Jack Vettriano

Question 4 Photo

This much loved artist is not to my taste but she injects warmth and humour into her pictures. This is "Dancing Class" by whom?

  • Sue Cook
  • Catherine Cookson
  • Beryl Cook
  • Florence Cookson

Question 5 Photo

"The Laughing Cavalier" is a well know masterpiece but who is the artist?

  • Rembrandt
  • Jan Vameer
  • Hans Holbein
  • Franz Hals

Question 6 Photo

I am not sure I would want this on my wall. This picture "The Scream" appears in several versions by the same artist. Who is he?

  • Henrik Ibson
  • Edvard Munch
  • Soren Lorenson
  • Ingmar Bergman

Question 7 Photo

This is much parodied in American culture but who painted the original "American Gothic"?

  • Grant Wood
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Edward Hopper
  • Andy Warhol

Question 8 Photo

"Arrangement in Grey and Black" has a much more popular name. It depicts the artist's mother. Who is the artist in question?

  • Whistler
  • Orpen
  • Ruskin
  • Reynolds

Question 9 Photo

This dear little chap was called "Nipper" and his picture was used in early advertisements for "His Master's Voice" records and is still in the logo for what is now HMV. Who painted the original?

  • James Tissot
  • Georges Braques
  • John Everett Millais
  • Francis Barraud

Question 10 Photo

Another dear little chap and another example of early advertising using a painting. This is "Bubbles" used by Pear's Soap. Which well known Pre-Raphaelite painted the original?

  • Willaim Holman Hunt
  • Edward Burne Jones
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • John Everett Millais