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Tattoos Inspired By The Most Famous Pieces Of Art

Nowhere is it written that works of art belong solely in museums or private collections. Sure, famous paintings are beyond the price range of the average person. If there is a particular painting or work of art that speaks to you and you want to own it, but you can't afford to buy the original, there is another option.

You can tattoo it on your body. That way, you will forever be able to look upon that one work of art that you love. In this list, you will find 50 tattoos inspired by art history. See one you like?

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The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

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This tattoo was inspired by The Kiss by Gustav Klimt. The Kiss is an oil painting that was painted between 1907 and 1908 during the height of Klimt's "Golden Period". The painting depicts a couple embracing one another, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes.

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The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai

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This tattoo was inspired by The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. The Great Wave off Kanagawa is a woodblock print by Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hokusai. It was published sometime between 1829 and 1833. The image depicts an enormous wave threatening boats off the coast of the town of Kanagawa.

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