After ‘The Da Vinci Code’ became a best-seller, conspiracy theorists from all over the world joined together to study the world of art looking for secrets. With a helping hand from the internet, a huge number of attention-grabbing theories about famous paintings continue to rise.
Of course, many of these theories have been debunked. That said, not all theories about secret messages in art are crazy – far from it, in fact. To prove this, here are five famous paintings with hidden meanings that both convince and astound in equal measure.