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Identify the works of Art

View_of Toledo

American Gothic



Starry Night

Blue Boy





Art Terms

  • Ancient Greek art using decorative tiles Mosaic
  • Decorative style of 12th to 16th century Baroque
  • 18th century style of light colors and irregular curves Rococo (Watteau)
  • Sensational style of the 1830’s Romanticism
  • French style of the late 19th century Impressionism (Van Gogh, Monet)
  • Style popular at the turn of the 20th century Post-impressionism (Cezanne)
  • Emotional style of the early 20th century Expressionism (Munch)
  • “Wild” style of the 20th century Fauvism (Matisse)
  • Style popular in Zurich during early 20th century Dadaism (Duchamp, Arp)
  • Modern artistic style using metals, 1920’s and ‘30’s Art deco (Empire State Building)
  • Geometric style Cubism (Picasso, Braque)
  • Non-representational 20th century abstract style Abstract art (Mondrian)
  • Dreamlike effect style Surrealism (Dali, Magritte)
  • Artistic style using splashing and pouring of paint Abstract expressionism (Pollock [aka Jack the Dripper], de Kooning)
  • Style of 1950s and 60s using celebrity images…Pop art (Warhol, Liechtenstein)
    Abstract art of optical illusion
    Op art
  • Dry painting Sand painting
  • Wet plaster painting Fresco
  • Body art Tattoo
  • Bone or ivory carvings Scrimshaw
  • Paint with egg yolk binder Tempera
  • Quick-drying paints developed in 1960’s Acrylics

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Artists and their Art

(currently being updated)

  • Bartholdi, Frederic (French) Statue of Liberty
  • Borglum, Gutzon (American) The carvings at Mt. Rushmore
  • Botticelli, Sandro (Italian) The Birth of Venus
  • Brancusi, Constantin (Romanian) Bird in Space
  • Braque, Georges (French) Violin and Pitcher
  • Cassatt, Mary (American impressionist) The Conversation
  • Cellini, Benvenuto (Italian) Perseus With the Head of Medusa
  • Cezanne, Paul (French) Still Life With Basket of Apples
  • Chagail, Marc (Russian) I and the Village
  • Constable, John (English) Brighton Beach
  • Dali, Salvador (Spanish surrealist) The Persistence of Memory
  • David, Jacques-Louis (French) The Death of Marat
  • The Death of Socrates
  • Degas, Edgar (French) Statue of a Real Girl
  • Rehearsal at the Ballet
  • Delacroix, Eugéne (French) Liberty Leading the People
  • Donatello (Italian) David (in bronze)
  • Duchamp, Marcel (French, chess player) Nude Descending a Staircase
  • El Greco (Spanish) View of Toledo
  • French, Daniel Chester (American) The Minuteman
  • Lincoln (seated at the Lincoln Memorial)
  • Gainsborough, Thomas (English) The Blue Boy
  • Gauguin, Paul (French, lived in Tahiti) Tahitian Women
  • Goya, Francisco (deaf Spaniard) The Bulls of Bordeaux
  • The Invasion of Spain
  • The 2nd of May
  • Nude Maja
  • Clothed Maja
  • Hogarth, William (American) The Rake’s Progress series
  • Holbein, Hans, the Younger (English) Henry VIII
  • Homer, Winslow (American seascape painter) The Gulf Stream
  • Breezing Up
  • Hopper, Edward (American) Nighthawks
  • Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, left-handed painter, buried in France) Mona Lisa (La Gaconda)
  • The Last Supper
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Manet, Édouard (French) A Bar at the Folies-Bergéres
  • Olympia
  • Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass)
  • Matisse, Henri (French) The Dance
  • Michelangelo (Italian) David (sculpture in marble)
  • The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • The Last Supper
  • The Rebellious Slave
  • Pieta (sculpture)
  • Millet, Jean-Francois (French) The Gleaners
  • Monet, Claude (from Giverny, France) Le Havre Harbor
  • Water Lilies
  • The Rouen Cathedral
  • Regatta
  • Munch, Edvard (Norwegian)The Scream
  • Picasso, Pablo (Spanish)Gertrude Stein
  • Les Noces de Pierrette
  • Guernica
  • Raphael (Italian)School of Athens
  • Rembrandt (van Rijn, Dutch)The Night Watch
  • Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer
  • Jacob Wrestling with an Angel
  • Remington, Frederick (American sculptor)The Cheyenne
  • The Scout
  • Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (French) Les Parapluies
  • Rivera, Diego (Mexican Muralist) The Agrarian Leader Zapata
  • Man at the Crossroads (mural)
  • Rodin, August (French sculptor) The Thinker (Le Penseur)
  • The Burghers of Calais
  • Age of Bronze
  • Man With a Broken Nose
  • The Kiss
  • Rousseau, Henri (French) Sleeping Gypsy
  • Rubens, Peter Paul (Dutch)Venus and Adonis
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Descent from the Cross
  • Segal, George (American sculptor)The Diner
  • Seurat, Georges (French pointillist)La Grande Jatte
  • Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (French)At the Moulin Rouge
  • Turner, William (English)The Shipwreck
  • Velázquez, Diego (Spanish)Phillip IV of Spain
  • Van Dyck, Anthony (Flemish)Charles I of England
  • Van Gogh, Vincent (Dutch, lived in France)The Potato Eaters
  • Portrait of Dr. Gachet (sold for $75 million. 1990)
  • Sunflowers (sold for $36.2 million, 1987)
  • Starry Night (subject of Don Maclean song)
  • Cornfield and Cypress Trees
  • Irises (sold for $49 million, 1987)
  • Red Vineyard (the only painting he sold)
  • Verrocchio, Andrea del (Italian)Madonna and Child
  • Bronze Boy with Dolphin
  • Whistler, James (American)The Artist’s Mother: Arrangement Gray and Black (Whistler’s Mother)
  • Wood, Grant (American) American Gothic
  • Wyeth, Andrew (American) Christina’s World
  • Helga series

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Other Facts

  • Venetian 15th century fresco painter Filippo Lippi
  • Venetian 16th century Renaissance painter Titian
  • Venetian 16th century mannerist fresco painter Tintoretto
  • Dutch 17th century painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Rembrandt’s wife Saskia
  • Mirror writing artist Leonardo da Vinci
  • Russian-born painter of Biblical works Marc Chagall
  • Portrait painter of George Washington Gilbert Stuart
  • Action or drip painter Jackson Pollock
  • Impressionist painter of dancers in motion Edgar Degas
  • Elderly painter of rural scenes Grandma Moses
  • Artist who cut off his ear Vincent Van Gogh
  • Painted men in bowler hats René Magritte
  • Flemish painter of fleshy nudes Peter Paul Rubens
  • Dutch domestic scenes painter Jan Vermeer
  • American painter western skies and flowers Georgia O’Keeffe
  • American painter of babies and mothers Mary Cassatt
  • British sculptor of reclining figures Henry Moore
  • John Constable’s rival William Turner
  • August Rodin’s student and lover Camille Claudell
  • Mobiles maker Alexander Calder
  • Dora Mar posed for him Pablo Picasso
  • Austrian 19th century erotic artist Gustav Klimt
  • Marylin Monroe pop artist Andy Warhol
  • Diego Rivera’s wife Frida Kahlo
  • Painter of sporting events in bright colors Leroy Nieman
  • “Painter of Lights” Thomas Kincade
  • “Kinetic art” Mobiles
  • Romanian bridge wrapper Cristo
  • Painter of flags Jasper Johns
  • 19th century French landscape painter’s school Barbizon School
  • Landscape painters of the Catskill Mountains Hudson River Schooll
  • French site of ancient cave paintings Lascaux
  • Spanish site of ancient cave paintings Alta Mira

Court Painters

  • Henry VIII Hans Holbein the Younger
  • Charles I Anthony Van Dyck
  • Philip IV of Spain Diego Velázquez
  • Napoleon Jacques Louis David
  • Francis I of France Leonardo da Vinci


For much more Art & Artists see Game Show, now in its 5th edition