Michelangelo wrote over 300 sonnets to a young man professing his love for him. This young man wrote back, equally professing his love and devotion. Michelangelo never had any romantic, physical relationships with a woman.
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Jan Vermeer! Paintings by Jan Vermeer depicts an innocent girl, probably before the wedding. by making the background color that does not exist and tears with pearl earrings in her ears.
Café Terrace at Night by Vincent Van Gogh This painting depicts a cafe in Arles,France specifically the Cafe Terrace and today the cafe is called Cafe van Gogh. The style of the painting is unique for Van Gogh with warm colors and depth of perspective.
– was an astoundingly prolific post-Impressionist who produced all of his work in 10 years, but only sold one painting in his life. While institutionalized, Van Gogh created “Starry Night,” his most famous painting, completely from memory.
The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.
"The Kiss" - Gustave Klimt is his most famous work. He used oil paints and gold leaf as his medium. His inspiration came from the Byzantine mosaics he saw during a trip to Italy a few years before the conception of this work.