Biographies of Famous Artists

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Abraham Hulk Snr

Adolf Schreyer

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel

Adriaen van Ostade

Aelbert Cuyp

Agnolo Bronzino

Albert Bierstadt

Albert Joseph Moore

Alberto Pasini

Albrecht Durer (in English)

Albrecht Durer (in German)

Alexandre Cabanel

Alexei Harlamov

Alfred de Breanski Sr

Alfred Glendening

Alfred Stevens

Alfred Thompson Bricher

Alphonse Mucha

Amedeo Modigliani

Anders Zorn

Andrea da Firenze

Andrea del Sarto

Andrea Mantegna

Annibale Carracci

Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys

Anthony van Dyck

Antoine Blanchard

Antoine Watteau

Antonio da Correggio

Archibald Thorburn

Arthur Hughes

Arthur John Elsley

Arthur Rackham

Arthur Wardle

Asher Brown Durand

August Macke (in English)

August Macke (in German)

Auguste Toulmouche

Bail Claude Joseph

Barend Cornelis Koekkoek

Bartolome Esteban Murillo

Bartolomeo Vivarini

Benjamin Williams Leader

Benozzo Gozzoli

Bernardo Bellotto

Bernardo Strozzi

Berthe Morisot

Camille Pissarro (in English)

Camille Pissarro (in French)

Canaletto

Caravaggio

Carl Heinrich Bloch

Carl Larsson

Caspar David Friedrich

Charles Amable Lenoir

Charles Emile Jacque

Charles Francois Daubigny

Charles Gleyre

Charles Joshua Chaplin

Charles Leickert

Charles Marion Russell

Charles Theodore Frere

Claude Lorrain

Claude Monet (in English)

Claude Monet (in French)

Cosme Tura

Daniel Ridgway Knight

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

David Gerard

David Teniers the Younger

Denis van Alsloot

Diego Rivera

Diego Velazquez

Dirk Bouts

Domenico Fetti

Domenico Ghirlandaio

Domenico Veneziano

Draper Herbert James

Duccio

Edgar Degas (in English)

Edgar Degas (in French)

Edmund Leighton

Edouard Cortes

Edouard Manet (in English)

Edouard Manet (in French)

Eduardo Leon Garrido

Edward Burne Jones

Edward Henry Potthast

Edward Hopper

Edward Lear

Edward Poynter

Edwin Long

Edwin Lord Weeks

El Greco

Elihu Vedder

Emile Friant

Emile Munier

Emile Vernon

Eugene de Blaas

Eugene Delacroix

Eugene Galien Laloue

Eugene Joseph Verboeckhoven

Eugenio Zampighi

Evelyn De Morgan

J - O


Jacob Jordaens

Jacob van Ruisdael

Jacopo Bassano

Jacques Louis David

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

James Carroll Beckwith

James Tissot

Jan Brueghel the Elder

Jan Davidsz de Heem

Jan Jacob Coenraad Spohler

Jan Lievens

Jan Mabuse

Jan Steen

Jan van Eyck

Jan van Goyen

Jasper Francis Cropsey

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Jean Baptiste Greuze

Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

Jean Beraud

Jean Fouquet

Jean Francois Millet (in English)

Jean Francois Millet (in French)

Jean Honore Fragonard (in English)

Jean Honore Fragonard (in French)

Jean Jacques Henner

Jean Leon Gerome (in English)

Jean Leon Gerome (in French)

Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

Jehan Georges Vibert

Joaquin Sorolla

Johan Jongkind

Johan Laurentz Jensen

Johannes Vermeer

John Atkinson Grimshaw

John Brett

John Constable

John Everett Millais

John Ferneley

John Frederick Herring Jr

John Frederick Herring Sr

John Frederick Kensett

John Frederick Lewis

John Henry Twachtman

John LaFarge

John Ottis Adams

John Singer Sargent

John Singleton Copley

John White Alexander

John William Godward

John William Waterhouse

Jose Benlliure y Gil

Joseph DeCamp

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joshua Reynolds

Jules Bastien Lepage

Jules Breton

Jules Joseph Lefebvre

Julian Alden Weir

Julien Dupre

Julius LeBlanc Stewart

Jusepe de Ribera

Leonardo da Vinci

Leon Augustin Lhermitte

Leon Bazille Perrault

Limbourg Jean

Lord Frederic Leighton

Lorenzo Lotto

Louis Aston Knight

Louis Janmot

Lovis Corinth

Luca Giordano

Lucas Cranach the Elder

Martin Johnson Heade

Mary Cassatt

Masaccio

Matthias Grunewald

Mattia Preti

Maurice Prendergast

Meindert Hobbema

Melchior Broederlam

Michelangelo

Myles Birket Foster RWS

Nicolaes Maes

Nicolas Poussin

Orazio Gentileschi

P - Z


Paolo Uccello

Paolo Veronese

Pascal Dagnan Bouveret

Paul Cezanne (in English)

Paul Cezanne (in French)

Paul Delaroche

Paul Gauguin (in English)

Paul Gauguin (in French)

Paul Guigou

Paul Klee

Paul Peel

Peder Severin Kroyer

Peter Paul Rubens

Philippe de Champaigne

Piero della Francesca

Piero di Cosimo

Pierre Auguste Renoir (in English)

Pierre Auguste Renoir (in French)

Pierre Carrier Belleuse

Pierre Paul Prud hon

Pieter Aertsen

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Pieter Brueghel the Younger

Pieter Claesz

Pieter de Hooch

Pietro Longhi

Pietro Perugino

Pino Daeni

Pinturicchio

Pontormo

Quentin Matsys

Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta

Raphael

Rembrandt van Rijn

Richard Parkes Bonington

Robert Campin

Robert Reid

Rogier van der Weyden

Rudolf Ernst

Salomon van Ruysdael

Sandro Botticelli

Sanford Robinson Gifford

Sebastiano Ricci

Shayer Snr William

Sidney Richard Percy

Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema

Sophie Gengembre Anderson

Theodore Chasseriau

Theodore Clement Steele

Theodore Gericault

Theodore Robinson

Thomas Cooper Gotch

Thomas Couture

Thomas Dewing

Thomas Eakins

Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Girtin

Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Moran

Thomas Pollock Anshutz

Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Sidney Cooper

Tintoretto

Titian

Victor Gabriel Gilbert

Vincent Van Gogh

Vittore Carpaccio

Vittorio Matteo Corcos

Vittorio Reggianini

Wassily Kandinsky

Willard Metcalf

Willem Claeszoon Heda

Willem van de Velde the Younger

William Adolphe Bouguereau ( in English)

William Adolphe Bouguereau ( in French)

William Blake

William Bradford

William Etty

William Harnett

William Hogarth

William Holbrook

William Holman Hunt

William Merritt Chase

William Powell Frith

William Stanley Haseltine

William Trost Richards

Winslow Homer

The above is a list of 350 famous artists about their works, names and biography; you can choose different indexes such as country or technique to check up.


The achievements and contributions of famous artists paintings are various; most of them learnt to draw since childhood and had a solid foundation of sketching.


Many famous artist painters in the list like to paint self-portrait of themselves. By searching for self portrait you can find the names of them.


Generally, famous painters artists have some special artistic talents since child. They received strict painting training in fine arts institute and had acquired a solid modeling capability. Famous paintings and artists vary from time to time, thus their paintings can be classified into different periods, e.g. Impressionist art by famous artists pursue simply forms and decorative effect of colors, they yearn for customs and art of people in primitive tribes.


Numerous painters in the list famous artists in late 19th century are remarkable. Famous artists and paintings are treasured in different regions of the Europe, and their influence extends to the whole 20th century.


Famous art artist are often with strong personality, which added brilliance for painting circle with hundreds of years’ history.


How to be a famous artist? You'll get answer after read their biography and stories on Toperfect.

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