Lots of people who dislike tattoos brand them unclassy.

Of course, this is all dependent on what the person chooses to get tattooed, surely? If a person decides to get a curse word stretched across their forehead, then yes, we would agree.

However, we think some tattoos can be super elegant!

Here we have an amazing selection of examples that prove this.

All of the tattoos you will see below are inspired by classical art pieces, or, famous artists themselves.

Take a look and prepare to be blown away!


The Creation Of Adam, Michelangelo



Water Serpents I and II, Gustav Klimt



The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, Hokusai






Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci



The Creation Of Adam, Michelangelo



Water Serpents, Gustav Klimt 



Vincent Van Gogh

The Times Of The Day, Alfons Mucha

Starry Night, Van Gogh

The Kiss, Gustav Klimt 

Picasso And Matisse

The Persistence Of Memory, Salvador Dali

Vincent Van Gogh

Aren’t these pieces just incredible?

It’s really interesting to see the different ways that people design their tattoos around the same painting.

We think a lot of the artists that inspired these tattoos would be impressed and honored to be featured on people’s bodies.

It just goes to show that no matter how much time goes on, classical art will always be loved, respected and appreciated.

If you yourself are considering getting a classical art inspired tattoo, we hope these images have been helpful!

Keep going to see more masterpieces!

The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, Hokusai 

Leonardo Da Vinci

Le Chat, Pablo Picasso

Jackson Pollock

Guitar, Pablo Picasso

Frida Kahlo 

Elephant, Salvador Dali

Dove Of Peace, Pablo Picasso 

Don Quixote, Pablo Picasso

Inspired By Cubism 

Birth Of Venus, Sandro Botticelli

Alphonse Mucha

Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh

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