Top 5 Most Famous Paintings

Maybe during the lifetime of the artists, these paintings were either worthless or were sold for a little amount of money, but today they are one of the most famous paintings around the globe. You better not ask about their price, because the museums that are guarding them are giving millions each year to protect them from thieves, day light, flash light etc.

#1. Mona Lisa

Of course this painting is one of the most well known among everyone around the world, whether they’re art lovers or not. Painted by the famous Leonardo da Vinci, today it is well guarder in the museum La Louvre in Paris. It is a small portrait of a woman from Florence, but some people believe that it is an auto portrait of the author. Till this day the painting keeps its mystery and remains an item of admiration. Leonardo started painting it around 1503-1504 till sometime shortly before his death.
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