Famous Wine Paintings From the Early Modern Period

From Leonardo Di Vinci to Vicent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso to Salvidor Dali, the depiction of wine has proved to be a deep-rooted tradition in art. From celebratory, religious, and hedonism, wine has been used as a form of symbolism, expression, and figurative art.

Behold 10 of the most famous wine paintings illustrating the time.

The Triumph of Bacchus
Artist: Diego Velázquez
Created: 1626–1628
Location: Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

Girl with a Wineglass
Artist: Johannes Vermeer
Created: 1658–1659
Location: Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Germany

The Red Vineyard
Artist: Vincent van Gogh
Created: 1888
Location: The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

The Wedding at Cana
Artist: Paolo Veronese
Created: 1562–1563
Location: Louvre Museum

At Mouquin’s
Artist: William Glackens
Created: 1905
Location: The Art Institute of Chicago

Luncheon of the Boating Party
Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Created: 1880–1881
Location: The Phillips Collection

Young Sick Bacchus
Artist: Caravaggio
Created: 1593
Location: Borghese Gallery and Museum

Le Jeune Degustateur
Artist: Philippe Mercier
Created: between 1725 and 1730
Location: Louvre Museum

The Last Supper
Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
Created: 1495–1498
Location: Santa Maria delle Grazie, Italy

Hip, Hip, Hurrah!
Artist: Peder Severin Krøyer
Created: 1888
Location: Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden

Even now, most would agree that the “wine lifestyle” totally includes an appreciation of art. Wine in and of itself is a work of art so it only makes sense! With Mcclain Cellars wines, you can enjoy both wine and art with each bottle featuring beautiful paintings by our talented artists. Art has always been a staple behind McClain Cellars! Which of these famous wine paintings is your favorite?

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