You are in front of a painting ..
So bright colours! Perfectly shaped silhouettes! And the faces…. so successfully painted !! The artist immediately springs to mind .. Rubens ? ….. or maybe Degas?
The answer came from a user of Reddit, DontTacoBoutIt (unfortunatelly a dead account) who published a series of famous paintings and simultaneously gave brief but hilariously accurate explanations on how to recognize their authors.
According to the list, Caravaggio will be easier to identify for some by the prevalence of “cow-eyed curly-haired” men rather than his novel use of light and shadow. While the entries certainly over-simplify many of these artists’ work and methods, they are a humorous and novel approach to art history and appreciation.
1. If everybody has some sort of body malfunction, then it’s Picasso.