Who Painted That?

We took a number of famous paintings, and airbrushed out the main subject of each. Without the most-recognizable aspect of these famous art works, can you still figure out who painted it? Go through each famous painting with its corresponding list of possible artist names and see if you can guess the correct artist. When you finish selecting an answer for each one, click the button to tally your score at the bottom of the page. Scroll down to start the game!

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Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali, but without the melting clocks

Which Surrealist artist painted this background for an otherwise famous painting?

  • Max Ernst
  • Dorothea Tanning
  • Salvador Dali
  • Joan Miro

background of a Paul Gauguin painting minus the two women subjects

Which artist painted this scene which serves as a backdrop for two (missing) subjects seated on the ground?

  • Paul Cezanne
  • Henri Matisse
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Paul Gauguin

painting of an empty room by Edward Hopper

The artist who painted this eventually added someone sitting on the bed.

  • Edward Hopper
  • Mark Tobey
  • Arshile Gorky
  • Thomas Hart Benton

Vermeer painting without the woman subject present

One could make the joke that this would be the final result if the artist's model had gone home ...

  • Frans Hals
  • Johannes Vermeer
  • Jan Brueghel
  • Diego Velazquez

background for Gustav Klimt's Woman in Gold

Which Austrian painter created this background for one of his most-famous masterpieces?

  • Egon Schiele
  • Alfred Kubin
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser

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Whether you got the questions right or wrong, we're sure you're going to want to see the original paintings side-by-side with our airbrushed versions here!

see the originals next to our airbrushed versions of art masterpieces

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