First Names of Painters Quiz

Based on the last name, guess the first names of these famous artists.
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Last updated: October 3, 2014
First submittedMarch 7, 2012
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First Name
Last Name
Leonardo
da Vinci
Frida
Kahlo
Salvador
Dali
Pablo
Picasso
Vincent
van Gogh
Francisco
de Goya
Claude
Monet
Henri
Matisse
First Name
Last Name
Rembrandt
van Rijn
Andy
Warhol
Georgia
O'Keeffe
Wassily
Kandinsky
Edvard
Munch
Gustav
Klimt
Winslow
Homer
Jan
Vermeer
First Name
Last Name
Edgar
Degas
Jackson
Pollock
Roy
Lichtenstein
Diego
Velazquez
Paul
Gauguin
Willem
de Kooning
Jasper
Johns
Gerhard
Richter
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Level 47
Mar 7, 2012
Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol deserve to be on this list about as much as a five year old with finger paint. Also, It should accept Frieda for Frida. From wikipedia: Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954; born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón)
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Level 69
Jun 3, 2012
Are you sure you're not talking about Jackson Pollock? Lichtenstein and Warhol are Pop artists, not paint splashes.
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Level 74
Oct 1, 2013
I used to think Pollock was bollocks until I saw Blue Poles. That is an INCREDIBLE painting in 'the flesh'. His stuff doesn't translate well into small pictures in books, but the actual paintings are astonishing. I'm converted.
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Level 57
Nov 16, 2014
It says "famous artists," not "realist painters." You not liking their art styles doesn't make them any less famous or less deserving of appearing on this quiz.
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Level 37
Feb 3, 2017
In the '60s a ham sandwich could be considered a great artist, avant-garde, etc., if it frequented "21" & the other dungeons of influence.
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Level 60
Nov 9, 2016
Re Lichtenstein and Warhol. Both were very influential artists. Your remark is unwarranted and ignorant.
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Level 35
Oct 2, 2020
Typical "murrican" answer. "They are american, so they are important, influental. Everybody, who thinks another way is an arrogant hater and we start a war against their country. We won WWII, so we say what is art, and what is not. We are the "Übermenschen"." Think about it, you are the same, just on the other end!
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Level 36
Mar 7, 2012
Amazing quiz! Quizmaster, this is awesome. We need more like this.
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Level 44
Mar 7, 2012
Could you accept Frieda for Frida Kahlo since that was the spelling she had at birth?
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Level 50
Mar 7, 2012
@Lakutiss1324 Your opinion. Art is all a matter of opinion and preference. What seems silly and juvenile to you can touch another person deeply. Art is one of those things where no one is right or wrong.
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Level 52
Mar 7, 2012
I should have gotten Matisse, we just learned about him in French class.
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Level 43
Mar 8, 2012
I guess my Fine Arts degree was good for something...24/24.
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Level 71
Nov 11, 2019
Haha, exact comment I came here to make!
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Level 33
Mar 10, 2012
100% with :20 remaining
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Level 63
Mar 12, 2012
I got 6 correct. That's probably because I know absolutely nothing about art. I have never had an interest in it whatsoever.
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Level 20
Jul 22, 2012
hehe, got 7/24 :(!
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Level 16
Oct 12, 2012
There should definitely be more quizzes about Art. Loved this one.
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Level 40
Dec 25, 2012
Great quiz. I like the tough ones.
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Level 54
Jul 19, 2014
It makes me sad that Frida is that high.
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Level 57
Nov 16, 2014
How dare people appreciate Frida Kahlo? Is that it? How upsetting that she has an immediately recognizable and memorable name? I'm confused at what it is you're sad about here.
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Level 69
Aug 4, 2016
probably due to the weed fumes from jamaica
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Level 44
Nov 8, 2014
Cool quiz. 19/24 Never even heard of Johns and Richter. Do one with composers. Or is there one already?
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Level 31
Nov 11, 2014
I clearly need to learn my famous painters!
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Level 62
Jan 4, 2016
I aced it through Georgia O'Keeffe and then my mind went blank.
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Level 77
Nov 28, 2016
It's Johannes Vermeer not "Jan" but i noticed you also accept that
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Level 67
Jul 31, 2019
yes I found it very weird to see jan show up...
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Level 71
Jul 11, 2020
Still not fixed!
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Level ∞
Jul 11, 2020
Because there is nothing to fix.
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Level 78
Nov 28, 2016
Living with three art majors in college helped on this one. (And explains why I'm a little crazy.)
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Level 58
Nov 28, 2016
I see complaints above about 20th century pop and modern artists about which I disagree, but at least they were people you know of... who would include Gerhard Richter among these luminaries?
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Level 14
Feb 3, 2017
I got a 100%, but this was really tough for some of them I had trouble on Gerhard, Willem, and Winslow especially
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Level 60
Feb 10, 2017
surprised that only 29% knew that Rembrandt is his first name
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Level 67
Jul 31, 2019
yea that surprised me a lot to see him this low, I thought he was pretty famous.
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Level 61
Jul 5, 2017
just to be consistent, Diego de Velázquez, as well as Francisco de Goya
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Level 24
Sep 8, 2017
I have no idea who Valazquez and Homer are. And I had no idea Rembrandt was his first name...that one drove me crazy because it was such a familiar name and I didn't know why. But I got all these others so apparently my useless art degree finally paid off for something.
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Level 46
Oct 15, 2017
I wrote Wilhelm, got it wrong.
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Level 47
Jan 14, 2018
Rembrandt is his first name :O I guess you learn something new ever day...
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Level 66
Mar 8, 2020
Would you be willing to accept last names? :)