Art History Lost and Found Game

We've pulled together a few items that make up our art history "lost and found" collection. Check out these 5 items and see if they look familiar from any famous paintings that you might have seen before. Then scroll down and see if you can identify which artists used these objects in their famous paintings.

After you play the game and check your answers, you can click on the links posted below to see the original artworks!

Art History Lost and Found Game

Somebody is missing this friendly black and white monkey!

  • Auguste Rodin
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Edvard Munch
  • Joan Miro

A cow skull could be an interesting prop for a painting by ...

  • Paul Cezanne
  • Grant Wood
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Georgia O'Keeffe

I don't think this target was used for a dart game.

  • Edward Hopper
  • Jasper Johns
  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Andy Warhol

Someone needs to come feed the goldfish!

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Alberto Giacometti
  • Henri Matisse
  • Claude Monet

Someone's pocket watch is covered with ants!

  • Dorothea Tanning
  • Max Ernst
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Salvador Dali

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Correct answers:

An interesting story about the artist and her monkeys can be found here along with a reproduction of the painting.

A cow skull like this might have been used as inspiration (or a still-life model) for this painting.

The target is in the permanent collection at MoMA.

The goldfish come from a painting at the Pushkin Museum of Art.

The pocket watch with ants is also in the collection at MoMA.

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