All over the world, you can see many kinds of impressive works of art. But there are some that have captured everyone’s heart. These works of art are among the most beautiful in the world and are timeless. Even to this day, they can still be considered the ‘best works of art in the world’. Check out our top 3 most famous works of art in the world.
No. 1: ”Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci
In the world, the ”Mona Lisa” painted by Leonardo da Vinci is the most recognized work of art. This work is located in the Louvre in Paris. In the description of this painting, we see the portrait of Del Gioconda, the wife of the rich Florentine merchant Francesco Bartolomeo.
When this work was released, comments were made. Some people interpreted it as a portrait of Leonardo’s mother and others said it was a self-portrait. It must be said that all art lovers appreciated this work. Although Mona Lisa reveals the aspect of living harmony and eternity, a mystery surrounds the work.
No. 2: Raphael’s School of Athens
Raphael is a painter who belongs to the Italian Renaissance period. In the year 1508, the artist became the official painter of the papacy and he had the opportunity to paint the ‘Ceremonial Rooms of the Vatican Palace’.
In the middle of this design, two great philosophers could be seen: Aristotle on the right side and Plato on the left side. This work described the School of Athens, the great school of Western philosophy. It should be noted that this work by Raphael was the most appreciated.
Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam
This work of art was painted between 1508 and 1512. The painter was inspired by the first book of the Bible (Genesis) to depict the coming of the first man created by God. Of all the religious works of art, The Creation of Adam has been reproduced many times.
One can understand its place in this shortlist of the 3 most famous works in the world.