Puzzle Game: Leonardo da Vinci

Picture: Mona Lisa “La Gioconda”

Leonardo da Vinci ( 1452–1519 ) , Italian painter, scientist, and engineer. His paintings are notable for their use of the technique of sfumato and include The Virgin of the Rocks (1483–85), The Last Supper (1498), and the Mona Lisa (1504–05). He devoted himself to a wide range of other subjects, from anatomy and biology to mechanics and hydraulics: his 19 notebooks include studies of the human circulatory system and plans for a type of aircraft and a submarine.

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Puzzle Game: Michelangelo

Picture: Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Michelangelo – ( 1475–1564 ) , Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; full name Michelangelo Buonarroti . A leading figure of the High Renaissance, Michelangelo established his reputation with sculptures such as the Pietà ( circa 1497–1500) and David (1501–04). Under papal patronage he decorated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome (1508–12) and painted the fresco The Last Judgment (1536–41), both important mannerist works. His architectural achievements include the completion of St. Peter’s cathedral in Rome (1546–64).

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Puzzle Game: Ivan Shishkin

Shishkin was born in Yelabuga of Vyatka Governorate (today Republic of Tatarstan) and graduated from the Kazan gymnasium. Five years later Shishkin became a member of the Imperial Academy in St. Petersburg and was professor of painting from 1873 to 1898. At the same time, Shishkin headed the landscape painting class at the Highest Art School in St. Petersburg.

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Puzzle Game: Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali Paintings: Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí Domenech popularly known as Salvador Dali is a popular surreal artist. During the 1920’s Salvador Dali went to Madrid, he had the chance to meet Picasso and other artists, which changed his focus to surrealism.

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