The Most Popular Paintings

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<ul><li> 1. The most popular paintings </li></ul> <p> 2. Guernica 3. Guernica is a painting by Pablo Picasso. It was created in response to the bombing of Guernica, a Basque Country village in northern Spain, by German and Italian warplanes at the behest of the Spanish Nationalist forces on 26 April 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. 4. Mona Lisa 5. The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world. 6. Vitruvian Man 7. The Vitruvian Man, is a drawing created by Leonardo da Vinci which is drawn in 1490. It is accompanied by notes based on the work of the architect Vitruvius. The drawing, which is in pen and ink on paper, depicts a male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and simultaneously inscribed in a circle and square 8. The creation of Adam 9. The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by Michelangelo, forming part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted in 15111512. It illustrates the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God breathes life into Adam, the first man. 10. Metamorphosis 11. Metamorphosis I is a woodcut print by the artist M. C. Escher which was first printed in May, 1937. The concept of this work is to morph one image into a tessellated pattern, then gradually to alter the outlines of that pattern to become an altogether different image. 12. By: Konstantina K. 2 13. Information by: wikipedia </p>