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Most Famous Paintings in the World

 Here's a list of the most famous paintings and the stories behind them. Some of the paintings maybe familiar to you as it is very common to see them on television and in the Internet, but some that made it to this list is just too famous that hearing just the title of the artwork will make us curious as to why we always hear about it.  This list is in no particular order.  1. Flaming June - Frederic Leighton        Flaming June is a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton, produced in 1895. Painted with oil paints on a 47-by-47-inch (1,200 mm × 1,200 mm) square canvas, it is widely considered to be Leighton's magnum opus, showing his classicist nature. It is thought that the woman portrayed alludes to the figures of sleeping nymphs and naiads the Greeks often sculpted. 2. The Mona Lisa - Leonardo da Vinci        The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of Lisa Gherardini by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been described as "the best known, t