40 Breathtaking Classical Art Tattoos

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Art has a very rich history and a very promising future. Interestingly, no matter what form and style it evolves throughout generations, art never forgets its roots and what made it the universal language of the evolving society. Some way or another, classical art manifests itself in contemporaries and still be appreciated by those who have the eyes for true masterpieces.

Tattoo is rather a new form of art that started to gain fame and acceptance recently. Yet, even with this trendy form of art, there are times that masters of this craft pay homage to classical art. Famous classical masterpieces becomes subject for some tattoo designs, both chosen by artist or insisted by customer. Some of the most famous classical art tattoos are the adaptations of a human form or the faces of the classical gods. There are also tats that are classical in concept but with a twist of color-play and geometry.

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As a treat, we have gathered at least 30 of the best classical art tattoos today. These inks are so full of pride and prestige that if there could be a chance that classical artists get to see these works, they might be astonished and amazed, just like all of us.

40The Great Wave Off Kanagawa Thigh Tattoo

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39Dali’s The Persistence Of Memory Forearm Tattoo

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38The Temptation Of St. Anthony Leg Tattoo

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37Gustav Klimt’s Judith Tattoo

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36Picasso’s The Dream Forearm Tattoo

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35Starry Night Side Body Tattoo

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34Klimt’s Mother And Child Tattoo

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33Leonardo Da Vinci Art Inspired Tattoos

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32The Kiss Forearm Tattoo

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31Klimt + Picasso Inspired Tattoo

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30Water Serpents I And II Back Tattoo

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29The Kiss Inspired Tattoo

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28The Birth of Venus Back Tattoo

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27Monet’s Impression, Sunset Arm Tattoo

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26Picasso’s Guernica Leg Band Tattoo

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25Cubism Forearm Tattoo

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24The Creation Of Adam Connecting Tattoos

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23Classical Greek Art Tattoo

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22Van Gogh’s Sunflower Tattoo

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21Edvard Munch’s The Scream Tattoo

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20Mucha’s The Times Of The Day Tattoo

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19The Creation Of Adam Geometric Tattoo

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18Michelangelo’s Fresco Forearm Tattoo

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17Frida Kahlo Tattoo

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16Lady With An Ermine Tattoo

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15Segmented Mona Lisa Forearm Tattoo

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14The Last Supper Tattoo

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13Michelangelo’s David Forearm Tattoo

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12Dali’s Elephant Back Tattoo

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11Mark Rothko’s Forearm Tattoo

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10Jackson Pollock Forearm Tattoo

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9Matisse’s Dance Forearm Tattoo

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8Water Serpents Forearm Tattoo

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7The Creation Of Adam Dotwork Forearm Tattoo

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6Starry Night Inspired Forearm Tattoo

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5Mucha’s Primrose Back Tattoo

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4Klimt’s Danaë Tattoo

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3Blackwork The Creation Of Adam Tattoo

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2Michelangelo’s David Tattoo

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1La Lecture By Picasso Tattoo

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