- The Mona Lisa is the most Googled painting in the world with an average 1,024,000 online searches per month
- Guernica by Pablo Picasso (454,500) and The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (343,000) are among the other paintings which receive over 300,000 online searches each month
- Interestingly, The Garden of Earthly Delights rounds off the top ten, as Hieronymus Bosch’s masterpiece gains an average 58,000 online searches a month
With access to art galleries around the world prohibited for several months now due to the Covid-19 pandemic, art lovers have had no choice but to think of creative ways to admire art without leaving their home. One of the primary ways has been through the internet.
Diys.com found that the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is the most Googled painting in the world with an average 1,024,000 online searches per month – the equivalent of 33,032 online searches a day! Once the pandemic is over, people can enjoy the masterpiece in person at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
In second position is Guernica. Created by the iconic Pablo Picasso, the powerful anti-war painting is Googled an average 454,500 times each month.
The Last Supper is in third place. Another one of Leonardo da Vinci’s legendary artworks, it receives an average 343,000 online searches a month.
The Scream (241,000), Las Meninas (140,000) and American Gothic (136,000) are among the other painting which gain more than 120,000 online searches every month, respectively ranking fourth, fifth and sixth.
At the other end in tenth place is the The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch. The painting which depicts the human experience from life to afterlife is Googled an average 58,000 times a month. The Dutch artists painting is currently kept at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, Spain.