7 of the World's Most Famous Paintings and Where You Can See Them ...


Art is so subjective and everyone will see something different when they look at a piece of sculpture, a painting or another medium but whatever your personal tastes, it is pretty much agreed what the world’s most famous paintings are. So where do you go to see them? Oh and just for the record, I’m not including perhaps THE most famous painting ever, the Mona Lisa because everyone knows where that is.

1. Rembrandt's Night Watch, the Netherlands

Rembrandt's Night Watch, the Netherlands

One of the greatest masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age and one of the most famous paintings in history, Rembrandt's painting The Night Watch is kept at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn finished his masterpiece in 1642. It shows a city guard, under the leadership by Captain Frans Banning Cocq and his lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch, setting out on their daily watch to protect the good citizens of Amsterdam.

Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, the Netherlands
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