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So, about that viral G7 photo.

You know the one: it features German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump in Canada, appearing to face off during tense negotiations about trade barriers.

It really is, as many online have pointed out, a piece of art.

People quickly compared the photo to a Renaissance painting...

But not everyone is convinced...

So one man delivered a can we not on Twitter.

Twitter user @Palle_Hoffstein wants everyone who’s sharing the viral G7 photograph to stop saying it’s a renaissance painting.

It’s not.

FYI a Renaissance painting has subjects evenly spaced out.

Case in point: Last Supper.

A Baroque on the other hand, has subjects 'positioned naturally' in the room:

Like this Rembrandt:

And how does he know these things?

He took Art History at uni, obviously.

His tweets were liked almost 40,000 times got over 10k retweets.

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