Eminent Greek Biographer and essayist Plutarch once said, "Painting is silent poetry and poetry is painting that speaks." The truth in the statement is undeniable. Each painting can be perceived differently by individuals. There can be numerous ways in which a painting can be described.
Some of the most famous paintings in the world have a unique backstory that not many are aware of. One such example is the 'Starry Night' by Van Gogh. The painting of a star lit sky stretched over the oblivious human dwelling has mesmerized viewers since ages. However what you might know is that the view recreated by the master painter in this painting was as seen from the window of his asylum room. The maestro painted it from his memory in his studio.
Van Gogh created as many 21 paintings depicting views from the same window and Starry Night was one of them. Though regarded as one of the most famous work by the painter, it is said that the virtuoso himself was not satisfied with the painting.
Over the years many skilled painters have arrived and painted the world with their colours. It is hard to not be enchanted by their creations. Be it Leonardo Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Claude Monet or Pablo Picasso, the creators of famous masterpieces of art were also rich with words. These inspirational and motivational quotes by famous painters will leave you with a different perspective on life.