11 World Famous Paintings with Unusual Names

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Pyramid of Skulls
The American Gothic
No.5, 1948

You might be wondering what all of this means. Surprisingly, these are the names given to paintings by their artists.

The best thing about these names are, whenever you hear the names, you won’t quickly associate it with these paintings.  Your mind wanders and thinks them as something else.

Well, here is a list of such 11 strangely named paintings.

The Scream

The Scream by Edward Munch

This is undoubtedly, one of the better-known paintings in the world.

This Edvard Munch painting made many people to spend insane amounts of money on it. ‘The Scream’ has already attracted millions of dollars worth money through auctions and private sales.

The name might be a little unusual, but it has worked pretty well with the painting. This painting is an oil, tempera, and pastel on cardboard painting and was completed in the year 1893. There are four different versions of this painting.

The Kiss

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt
The Kiss by Gustav Klimt 

Gustav Klimt is considered one of the greatest names in Austrian art history. Among the many paintings he completed, ‘The Kiss’ is arguably one of his best works. This painting was completed in around 1908, during the golden period of his painting life.

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