8 World-Famous Paintings And Highly Mysterious Details About Them!


Finding out the secrets of well-known paintings never ceases to surprise us! These secrets increase the level of our admiration towards the genius painters who were way ahead of their time...

This content covers the secrets of 8 important paintings of art history! Enjoy!!!

1. The Sistine Madonna, Raphael


When you have a close look at the clouds behind Madonna...


You'll notice the faces of tiny angels!


2. Madonna with Saint Giovannino, Domenico Ghirlandaio


This painting is a treasure for art historians. Notice the object above Madonna?

When you have a close look at the painting you'll notice an object which looks like a UFO!


There is a guy in the painting who is looking at this unidentified object!

3. The Last Day of Pompeii, Karl Bryullov


When you have a close look at these two faces, you'll notice that these two are Karl Bryullov and his girlfriend Yuliya Samoylova.


4. Netherlandish Proverbs, Pieter Bruegel


Pieter Bruegel depicted a village where the people represented the Netherlandish Proverbs.

It is known that this painting covers 112 proverbs and sayings.


Some of these proverbs are still used commonly. For instance "Big fish eat small fish" or "Swimming across a river."

Other sayings in this painting is also successful at explaining the current situation of modern society.


5. The Creation of Adam, Michelangelo


Experts in neuroanatomy claim that Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam contains clues about the anatomy of the brain.

The expert state that the right part of the painting depicts an anatomically correct image of the brain.


They can observe brain parts like cerebellum, optical nerves, and the pituitary gland from the painting. Also, the green part is believed to be representing the vertebral artery.

6. Arnolfini Portrait, Jan van Eyck


Jan van Eyck's self-portrait is hidden in the famous painting, Arnolfini Portrait.

You can spot Jan van Eyck over the reflection in the mirror behind the couple.



7. Old Fisherman, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka


The painting seems like a portrait of an old man at first glance.

When you hold a mirror to the middle of the painting, you can spot God and the Devil, according to the artist's statement.


8. The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci


It is believed that Da Vinci was looking for a model to paint Judas and he couldn't find anyone. The person he come up with was the person he also used to paint Jesus Christ.

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