Over the centuries there have been many lauded artworks, and some have become so famous that they are instantly recognisable the world over. Here we show you a selection of ten of the most recognised art masterpieces of all time.

10. The Son of Man, 1964, by Rene Magritte

The Son of Man by Rene Magritte

The Son of Man by Rene Magritte

The Son of Man is a fairly iconic image that was imagined as a self-portrait. The image shows a man in a suit wearing a bowler hat, although his face is covered by an apple which hovers in mid-air. This lends an air of mystery as well as intrigue to the artwork, as the audience tries to find out more about the man behind the green apple.

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