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Someone Created Funny, Yet Accurate Guide On How To Recognize Famous Painters By Their Art

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This person created a funny guide on how to recognize famous painters, and the result is surprisingly accurate.

If you're not a big fan of classical art, you probably have difficulty pointing out who painted what painting.

Luckily for all art lovers who haven't got the time to understand all the ins and outs of art history, someone on Imgur decided to help us all to look less dumb in galleries by creating a handy, pretty hilarious guide on how to recognize famous painters by their paintings.

#1 If The Painting Could Easily Have A Few Chubby Cupids Or Sheep Added (Or Already Has Them), It's Boucher

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#2 If Everything Is Highly-Contrasted And Sharp, Sort Of Bluish, And Everyone Has Gaunt Bearded Faces, It's El Greco

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#3 If Every Painting Is The Face Of A Uni-Browed Woman, Its Frida

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art
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#4 If Everyone In The Paintings Has Enormous Asses, Then Its Rubens

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#5 If The Paintings Have Tons Of Little People In Them But Otherwise Seem Normal, Its Bruegel

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#6 If All The Men Look Like Cow-Eyed Curly-Haired Women, Its Caravaggio

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#7 Excel Sheet With Coloured Squares, Its Mondrian

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#8 If The Images Have A Dark Background And Everyone Has Tortured Expressions On Their Faces, It's Titian

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someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#9 Dappled Light And Happy Party-Time People, Its Renoir

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#10 If Everyone Is Beautiful, Naked, And Stacked, Its Michelangelo

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#11 Dappled Light But No Figures, Its Monet

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#12 If You See A Ballerina, It's Degas

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someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#13 Dappled Light And Unhappy Party-Time People, Then It's Manet

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#14 Lord Of The Rings Landscapes With Weird Blue Mist And The Same Wavy-Haired Aristocratic-Nose Madonna, Its Da Vinci

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#15 If Everybody Has Some Sort Of Body Malfunction, Then It's Picasso

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#16 If The Paintings Have Lots Of Little People In Them But Also Have A Ton Of Crazy Bull**t, It's Bosch

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art
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#17 If It's Something You Saw On Your Acid Trip Last Night, It's Dali

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#18 If Everyone Looks Like Hobos Illuminated Only By A Dim Streetlamp, Its Rembrandt

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

#19 If Everyone – Including The Women – Looks Like Putin, Then It's Van Eyck

someone created funny, yet accurate guide on how to recognize famous painters by their art

A Flemish painter, born sometime around 1380-1390, van Eyck is known as one of the early innovators of Early Netherlandish painting.

He's also one of the most important representatives of what's known as Early Northern Renaissance art.

As a master painter, he was employed by John III the Pitiless, the ruler of Holland and Hainaut, as well as Philip the Good, the Duke of Burgundy.

Van Eyck wasn't just a painter, he also acted as a diplomat for Philip.