Can You Guess What The Hidden Meaning Of These 8 Famous Paintings?

How well do you know these famous paintings? Sure you might have seen them before but do you know what they actually mean?

Created by Lp1987
On Oct 29, 2018

The secret here resides in the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, as God gives Adam the first spark of life. The flowing reddish-brown cloak behind God and the angels is the exact same shape as a human brain. This brain represents Michelangelo doing this due to the church's rejection of science.

The last supper actually includes astrological symbols that reflect Leonardo's rejection of the church and belief in astrology.

There are sightings of a reptilian creature in the eyes of Mona Lisa when you look very closely.

This picture can be interpreted as a modern version of Da Vinci's Last Supper

This portrait includes a circular shape on the floor in the middle that shows a skull and represents death in the situation.

Botticelli had a big obsession with pagan witchcraft and it was said his pictures were used during ritual worships

A very small self-portrait of Caravaggio sits within this painting?

If you take a close look at the mirror on the wall, you can find a small portrait of Van Eyck.

Look between the lines

Look between the lines

You love your art and think you know your paintings but we are so glad we have just helped you learn a little bit more about these pictures and famous paintings! How much have you learnt today! It is great to see that there can always be hidden meanings between what we do!

Start picking up your paintbrush

Start picking up your paintbrush

Painting is so important and you love it! You have studied lots of art history and understand what these artists wanted others to see. When you start to look deeper there is a world of hidden messaging and you know exactly what to look for!