Whistler’s Mother painting in Paris
“Whistler Mother” was painted black and gray in 1871 by James McNeill Whistler, and he actually depicts his mother sitting on a chair against a gray wall. The painting is in Paris at the Musée d’Orsay
The Persistence of Memory in New York
The Spanish painter Salvador Dali in 1931 painted the surrealist painting “Continuity of Memory”, which is one of his most famous paintings. The Memory Continuity painting actually depicts a melted clock and is thought to have been inspired by the theory of relativity. This painting is in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
The Night Watch in Amsterdam
Rembrandt painted “Night Watch” in 1642. This painting was the most famous and marginal work of this Dutch painter. The painting is on display at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and its dark design captures well the dark atmosphere of the night.
Guernica in Madrid (Guernica)
“Guernica” is a Picasso painting depicting the bombing of the Spanish city of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. This 1937 painting is now in the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. This work is considered one of the most important anti-war works of art in history.
A girl with pearl earrings in The Hague (Mauritshuis, The Hague)
“The Girl with the Pearl Earring” is a work of art by Johannes Vermeier. The painting was painted around 1665 and depicts a girl in a turban holding a pearl earring. This painting is also known as the Dutch Mona Lisa. The painting is on display at the Mauritschuis Museum of Painting in The Hague, the Netherlands.