Art Quiz: Name these paintings from a small detail.

Can You Name These Famous Paintings Based on a Small Detail? Take Our Quiz.

Can You Name These Famous Paintings Based on a Small Detail? Take Our Quiz.

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Slate's Culture Blog
April 21 2015 8:02 AM

Can You Name These Famous Paintings Based on a Small Detail? Take Our Quiz.

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Last year we challenged you to identify pop songs through the ages by listening to their first second. What about art? Unlike a song, a painting concentrates your attention on a few particular points: a face, an earring, a ray of light. But even the smallest detail can capture a painting’s overall flavor. That patch of sky may not be familiar, but something about it still screams Starry Night. So for this quiz, we chose a mysterious slice from 16 famous paintings. Can you guess the painting’s name? 

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