Romeo & Juliet to Hellelil & Hildebrand.
Art is so often inspired by love, and vice versa. Sometimes it's nice to be able to whip out some artistic knowledge, especially if you're taking a date to an art museum. So, need to impress your sweetie? Check out these five paintings, and make a splash.
Perhaps one of the most recognizable scenes in the art world, it is also one of the most romantic, and depicts the famed balcony scene in Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
Based on a story of ill-fated love, this painting shows a tender moment between two doomed lovers.
The whole focus here is on the kiss itself, not the couple as individuals, making it one of the most iconic kisses in Western art.
A tender scene of love between two newlyweds.
And now for something from this century. This painting hints at an eternity of love, and what is more romantic than that?