Widely considered to be the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa has delighted onlookers ever since it was painted in the early 1500s by Leonardo da Vinci. The painting is named for Lisa del Giocondo, a member of a wealthy family of Florence.
Who is the No 1 painting artist in the world?
Leonardo da Vinci, probably the most important Renaissance artist, is widely recognised as the most famous artist of all time. He’s the genius behind the iconic Mona Lisa painting masterpiece, after all.
Who is the best painter now?
At the very top of our list – the most famous living painter today – is Gerhard Richter. Born in 1932 in Dresden, Germany, Richter currently lives and works in Cologne, Germany. Richter dedicated his career to the exploration of the medium of painting in close relation to the effects of photography.
How much is the scream worth?
It’s ‘The Scream’, painted by Edvard Munch, and it sold at a Sotheby’s auction last night in New York for $119.9 million, establishing it as the most valuable piece of art ever sold at auction, Margo Adler tells NPR’s Newscast.
What is the most expensive paint?
Salvator Mundi (1500) by Leonardo da Vinci – At an auction held at Christie’s New York in 2016 during a contemporary art event, Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci turned into the most expensive painting ever sold, selling for $450 million at the end of a nineteen-minute bidding war.
What’s the most expensive art piece?
The world’s most expensive painting to sell at auction is Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, which sold for $450.3 million on November 15, 2017 at Christie’s.
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