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Worst 25 Artist Easter Eggs

pic Church's Steeples - 4.9/10 with 115 votes
Posted Wednesday, November 10 in Church, Frederick
Frederick Church, Hudson School, landscape artist, 19th century.

Take a look! He always puts a church steeple in his landscapes. (Maybe due to his name?)
Sticky Fingers - 6.0/10 with 64 votes
Posted Friday, April 21 in El Greco
In every painting El Greco made he has at least one person's hand holding their middle and ring fingers together

(thumb) (index) (middle)(ring) (pinky)

this is best seen in his self portait

This became so popular during his time that it was... more
pic Hidden Letter - 6.1/10 with 157 votes
Posted Friday, August 6 in Kinkade, Thomas
The letter "N" is hidden in almost all of Thomas Kinkade's paintings. I believe it is his wife's initial. It is typically on a mailbox or in a brick on a walkway. Most of the time it is easy to find.
pic Michelangelo's Self Portrait in Last Judgment - 6.1/10 with 250 votes
Posted Friday, February 18 in Michelangelo
From 1534-41 Michelangelo painted "The Last Judgment" on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Rome. Just to the lower right of Christ, near His left foot, is Bartholomew holding a streched out human skin to symbolize his martyrdom. Michelangelo painted... more
pic Al Hirschfield's Niece - 6.2/10 with 133 votes
Posted Saturday, July 31 in Hirschfield, Al
Caricaturist, Al Hirschfield always hides his niece's name, Nina, in his drawings. You can usually find NINA in the subject's hair or sleeves.
Hidden Self-Portraits - 6.6/10 with 96 votes
Posted Monday, October 1 in Van Eyck, Jan
Famous Northern Renaissance artist Jan van Eyck had a penchant for hiding small scale self-portraits of himself into his own paintings; very similar to film director Alfred Hitchcock. First, in order to get an idea of what Jan van Eyck looked like... more
Self-Portraits - 6.8/10 with 376 votes
Posted Tuesday, September 14 in Dali, Salvador
I am a big Dali fan and was kinda suprised to find this out.

In all of Dali's paintings you can find a self-portrait. That is, if you look hard you will see at-least a sillouette of Dali himself.

It's hard to give specific directions since he has... more
Wife's Head in Every Cartoon - 6.8/10 with 48 votes
Posted Tuesday, December 19 in Mac (cartoonist for UK Daily Mail)
In the Mac half-page cartoons in most of the papers, Mac hides a small (about ¼") drawing of his wife's head, with long blonde hair.

The only exceptions to this are when he has a small cartoon elsewhere in the paper and he may put her there instead,... more
Self Portrait for America - 6.9/10 with 55 votes
Posted Wednesday, April 25 in Norman Rockwell(1943)
President Roosevelt was tops at morale boosting while in charge of the country. His propaganda is legendary.

He commissioned famous folksy illustrator Norman Rockwell to paint a series of four large paintings to portray "The Four Freedoms" guaranteed... more
Hidden Signature - 6.9/10 with 44 votes
Posted Monday, September 20 in Rosa, Don
Many probably already know this one, but for those who don't:

Don Rosa always hides his signature D.U.C.K. somewhere in either the front page or the first page of every comic he makes. D.U.C.K. means Dedicated to Uncle Carl from Keanu. Uncle Carl is... more
Todd Likes Felix - 7.0/10 with 58 votes
Posted Sunday, October 15 in McFarlane, Todd
Todd McFarlane has penciled hundreds of comics (Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Spawn, etc) and every single of them contains a hidden image of Felix the Cat. Sometimes he is extremely hard to spot but I've seen him everywhere from the collar of Ben Grimm's... more
Cardinal Leading Souls to Hell - 7.1/10 with 192 votes
Posted Friday, April 21 in Michelangelo
Back when Michalangelo was painting the sistene chapel, a certain Cardinal said that he clearly didn't like it. So, as a retaliation, good ol' mike changed the face of the demon leading the souls to hell with that of the cardinal! Good thing the pope... more

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