In this thesis we are trying to discover a method that allows us to attribute a painting to a particular artist with the help of image analysis. We are testing two methods. In the first one, we are trying to identify the style of a painter by analysing the way in which he translates a human face from a photograph into a painting. We are testing whether the differences on facial proportions in photographs and paintings are statistically significant.
With the other method, we describe every painting with a set of features. The features look at the image color, texture and dimensions to form a feature vector. We test this on 10 pictures for each of the 3 painters with different styles. We are trying to test, whether we can correctly attribute these paintings to a painter just with these feature vectors.