32 World-Famous Paintings and Where to Find Them

And the day has come for us to honour your requests, our dear readers. So many of you have asked for this article that we could hardly keep track, so we finally decided to create it to satisfy your longing-for-art facets (wink)! We are going to list some of the most renowned canvas-projected masterpieces of the world and then we will simply attach the names of the establishments where they currently reside. If you are on an art-hunting spree, this article should be kept close at heart (even saved, it that is what it takes). So, without further ado, let’s get right into it!

1. Leonardo da Vinci: Mona Lisa – The Louvre (Paris, France)

2. Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus – Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany)

3. Francis Bacon: Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion – Tate Britain (London, England)

4. Giacomo Balla: Abstract Speed + Sound – Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Venice, Italy)

5. Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights – Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)

6. Pieter Brueghel the Elder: Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’ – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (Brussels, Belgium)

7. Sandro Botticelli: The Birth of Venus – Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)

8. Pieter Brueghel the Elder: The Hunters in the Snow – Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)

9. Caravaggio: Supper at Emmaus – National Gallery (London, England)

10. Gustave Caillebotte: Parisian Street, Rainy Day – Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, USA)

11. Pieter Brueghel the Elder: The Triumph of Death – Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)

12. Paul Cézanne: Mont Sainte-Victoire – Princeton University Art Museum (New Jersey, USA)

13. Caravaggio: The Lute Player – three versions: Wildenstein Collection; Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia); and Badminton House (Gloucestershire, England)

14. Mary Cassatt: The Child’s Bath – Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, USA)

15. Paul Cézanne: Bathers – Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, USA)

16. Thomas Eakins: Max Schmitt in a Single Scull – Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City, USA)

17. Eugène Delacroix: The Massacre at Chios – The Louvre (Paris, France)

18. Salvador Dalí: The Burning Giraffe – Kunstmuseum Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

19. Jan van Eyck: The Madonna of the Chancellor Rolin – The Louvre (Paris, France)

20. Caspar David Friedrich: The Sea of Ice – Kunsthalle Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany)

21. Giorgione or Titian: Pastoral Concert – The Louvre (Paris, France)

22. Thomas Gainsborough: Mr and Mrs Andrews – National Gallery (London, England)

23. Théodore Géricault: The Raft of the Medusa – The Louvre (Paris, France)

24. Giorgione: Sleeping Venus – Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Dresden, Germany)

25. Vincent van Gogh: Café Terrace at Night – Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo, The Netherlands)

26. Francisco Goya: The Colossus – Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)

27. Vincent van Gogh: Self-portrait – There are many of them but most of them can be found in Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum

28. El Greco: The Burial of the Count of Orgaz – Iglesia de Santo Tomé (Toledo, Spain)

29. Francisco Goya: The Nude Maja – Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)

30. El Greco: View of Toledo – Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City, USA)

31. William Holman Hunt: The Hireling Shepherd – Manchester Art Gallery (Manchester, England)

32. Edward Hopper: Nighthawks – Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, USA)

Did you enjoy our list?

How many of the aforementioned works of art have you beheld with your own eyes? Make sure you hit the comment section below and tell us all about your travel-endeavours (wink)! Oh, and to spoil it a bit, we will surely return to this subject for there are a lot more exquisite masterpieces to discover.

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