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5 Most Famous Paintings

Author: LaV | 16-09-2011, 01:45
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5 Most Famous Paintings

Here’s the most famous paintings in the world ever. Famous paintings has been an inspiration to the development of culture and history. Famous artists in the world such as Edvard Munch, Vincent van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, Leonardo da Vinci and Edouard Manet has made a lot of people captivated by their works over many centuries. If you are looking for paintings that have been famous in reproduction, here’s the list of the top 5 most famous paintings in the world.

The Luncheon on the Grass by Edouard Manet

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A controversial realist painting is fourth famous painting, The Luncheon on the Grass by French painter Edouard Manet (1832 – 1883). It shows a nude woman lunching with two fully dressed men. They are in a conversation, ignoring the woman who stares directly at the viewer. The public was shocked when Manet exhibited it in 1863. Nowadays the cliche is sometimes used in advertisement but the painting has remained controversial.It hangs now in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris.