There are ways to recognize famous painters from their works

Art has a very long history and there are a large number of famous paintings done by many painters. To recognize the authors is not an easy job and for this a Reddit user DontTacoBoutIt found an easy and accurate way to recognize the man behind. According to him Ruben’s paintings can be identified from figures with massive behinds and that of Da Vinci’s from use of bluish mist. Since the first post there is flood of different ideas from many people. Share, in case you have an idea of identifying the authors.
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If everybody has some sort of body malfunction, then it’s Picasso.


If it’s something you saw on your acid trip last night, it’s Dali.


If the images have a dark background and everyone has tortured expressions on their faces, it’s Titian.


If everyone in the paintings has enormous asses, then it’s Rubens.


If all the men look like cow-eyed curly-haired women, it’s Caravaggio.

If the paintings have tons of little people in them but otherwise seem normal, it’s Bruegel.

If everyone – including the women – looks like Putin, then it’s van Eyck.


If the paintings have lots of little people in them but also have a ton of crazy bullshit, it’s Bosch.

If everyone looks like hobos illuminated only by a dim streetlamp, it’s Rembrandt.

If the painting could easily have a few chubby Cupids or sheep added (or already has them), it’s Boucher.


If you see a ballerina, it’s Degas.

If everything is highly-contrasted and sharp, sort of bluish, and everyone has gaunt bearded faces, it’s El Greco.

If every painting is the face of a uni-browed woman, it’s Frida.

Dappled light but no figures, it’s Monet.

Dappled light and happy party-time people, it’s Renoir.

Dappled light and unhappy party-time people, then it’s Manet.

If everyone is beautiful, naked, and stacked, it’s Michelangelo.


Lord of the Rings landscapes with weird blue mist and the same wavy-haired aristocratic-nose Madonna, it’s Da Vinci.


Excel sheet with coloured squares, it’s Mondrian.

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