Famous paintings over the years are filled with lovely female models. They convey strength, beauty, and- in some cases- mystery. Who is this muse? Why is she portrayed in this light? I can’t give you a definitive answer to those questions, but I can at least offer this quiz to help you determine which portrait you best embody. Be sure to share your results in the comments!
1. If I were an animal, I’d probably be a…
A. Lion B. Squirrel C. Fish D. Domestic house cat
2. My favorite accessory is…
A. Gold chain B. Colored scarf C. Earrings D. Ribbon headband
3. In photos, I often look…
A. Angry B. Relaxed C. Shy D. Bored
4. I could see my muse living in…
A. Italy B. Poland C. The Netherlands D. New York City
5. A lot of my friends are…
A. Dead B. Animals C. Older than me D. Wealthy
If you picked mostly A’s…you’re Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi!
If you picked mostly B’s…you’re Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci!
If you picked mostly C’s…you’re Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer!
If you picked mostly D’s…you’re Countess d’Haussonville by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres!
(Source: The Frick Collection App)