8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

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Many masterpieces of art hide mysterious stories. Regardless of the fact that some researchers study pictures, there are always other important details that can change the meaning of the whole picture.

We in Pictolic have acquired magnifying glass and several art encyclopedias to look at the paintings of famous artists.

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8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

1. Love triangle of the 17th century.

A classic portrait of the 17th century hides an interesting history of love - this is the conclusion that Cambridge scholars made after they analyzed the portrait of Isabelle Brant Antonis Van Deica. The artist decided to write a portrait of his wife as his mentor as a gift, but other researchers believe that Rubens, who was the mentor, did not get the picture because Van Dyke saved her. The mysterious figure in the background is a hint that Isabelle Brant and Anthony Van Dyke had a novel. So, this detail shows that he, presumably, was a lover. Besides, the position of Isabelle left the viewer contradicts the tradition, because it was the position of the husband and not the wife. Van Dyke could try to symbolically destroy Rubens' marriage.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

2. Monkey as a symbol of personality.

Frieda Kalo often drew in a row with her little monkeys. And that was the reason: the artist tried to emphasize the power and her passion for Mexican history and culture. The fact is that in the culture of the Aztec's monkeys were a symbol of fertility, known for their boldness and love for dance and art.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

3. Ghosts in Modigliani's paintings.

The portrait of the mysterious Anthony, created by Amedeo Modigliani, attracts our attention not only because it is so dark. Researchers have found that there are images of human faces hidden in unexpected places. In the infrared light, you can count no less than 4 "ghosts". Rather, Modigliani used the canvas several times.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

4. "Identity" soup cans.

Banks with Campbell soup - one of the most famous works of Andy Warhol, where the idea of repetition of one and the same image again and again. His pictures imitate uniforms and repetitive forms of the most famous commercials. Although can seem to be identical, the artist still added some distinction. If you look, you will see that the design sticker can be distinguished in different banks. So his individual style was preserved in paint.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

5. 2 breaths in 1.

X-rays sometimes lead to very unexpected openings. For example, in this painting by Vincent Van Gogh, which depicts the grass, there is really a portrait of a peasant. The secret of these paintings is that the artist often painted his early works. According to experts, about 1/3 of his early work was painted.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

6. Faded portrait.

Renoir was very pleased with his portrait of Madame Leon Clapisson, who chose him for the exhibition in 1883. And only later, when the researchers decided to remove the frame, did they see that part of the canvas, hidden behind the frame, had different colors. This difference in the colors gave rise to the theory that the calm colors in the picture were really bright when Renoir first used them. With time, they just blinked.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

7. Invisible inks.

One of the paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat under the title "Untitled" (1981). American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat often experimented with his paintings and left on the canvas a multitude of secret details. So, during the next test on the authenticity of art experts found on the painting invisible inks, which recreated all kinds of paintings. Now experts recommend other owners of the painting Basque to scan them and find other hidden details.

8 hidden details in the famous paintings, which not every art critic knows

8. Kuvshin as the main model Henri Matissa.

This bank is the main star of Henri Matissa. The thing is that he used the same things, acting on his paintings. So, Kuvshin, who first appeared in his paintings in 1917, was later found in his work in the 1930s.

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