Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

They Added Irreverent Captions To Classic Paintings, And It’s Freaking Hilarious.

The Renaissance is known for being one of the most culturally significant periods of time in history. Advances were made in art, music, food, fashion, and more.

It's also what gave us some of the most high-drama, elaborate, and expressive pieces of artwork -- paintings we can see today in museums and admire for their copious amounts of character. But not all Renaissance paintings are created equal: Some are just a little bit more absurd than others.

Luckily, a Tumblr account called wtf renaissance has harnessed that absurdity and turned those paintings into relatable, modern memes. See them in all of their painfully accurate glory below.

Between this and the Roomba, Rhonda was smugly keeping her floors free of crumbs.

Between this and the Roomba, Rhonda was smugly keeping her floors free of crumbs.

Charles read the ancient text aloud. “Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down” “Goddamn it”

Charles read the ancient text aloud.  “Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down”  “Goddamn it”

A quick sniff determined that Trent had overdone it with the Lynx Africa.

A quick sniff determined that Trent had overdone it with the Lynx Africa.

Tom was very kindly assisting Gretchen to apply her SPF50 sunscreen.

Tom was very kindly assisting Gretchen to apply her SPF50 sunscreen.

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