Facts About Famous Artists

Famous Artists

How much do you really know about the different famous artists? We have tried to summarise their lives without too many details. Our goal is to give you a feeling about the artist's life and art work and when he/she lived.

Welcome to find out more about your favourite artists and discover new ones. We will continuously add facts about all the famous artists that are listed here, so the list will be complete in the near future.

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Caspar David Friedrich
Caspar David Friedrich is the foremost of the German Romantic landscape painters. His mystical paintings continue to fascinate us.
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Claude Monet
Claude Monet is together with Pierre-Auguste Renoir, considered to be a pioneer among the impressionists.
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Claude Monet

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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived.
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Leonardo Da Vinci.

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Michelangelo Bounarroti
Unlike many artists of his time, Michelangelo was highly respected for his artistic talents and was assigned for many different jobs by influential men like the pope and others.
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Michelangelo Bounarroti.

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Pablo Picasso
Most people recognize that Picasso was a genius and a master painter, but how did he get there? Learn about Picasso's life and his most famous paintings.
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Pablo Picasso.


Peter Paul Rubens
Rubens was a successful artist in his own time and a respected diplomat. He travelled as an aristocratic gentleman between the courts in Europe.
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Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí is the most famous of the surrealist painters. His imagination, painterly skills and eccentric personality created a fascination with his character that lasts till this day.
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Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli was the Master who created Primavera and The Birth of Venus, two highlights of Early Renaissance painting.
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Vincent Van Gogh
The legacy of Vincent van Gogh is remarkable. He has left behind around 2000 artworks and he has been a strong influence on generations of artists.
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Vincent Van Gogh.

Carl Larsson

El Greco

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Francisco de Goya

William Blake

John Constable


Théodore Géricault

Éduard Manet

Edgar Degas

Paul Cézanne

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Mary Cassatt

Paul Gauguin

Georges Seurat

Anders Zorn

Bruno Liljefors

Gustav Klimt

Edvard Munch

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Paul Klee

Edward Hopper

Amedeo Modigliani

Wasily Kandinsky

Marcel Duchamp

Marc Chagall

Joan Miro

Francis Bacon

Jackson Pollock

Andrew Wyeth

Andy Warhol

Jasper Johns

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Caspar David Friedrich

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Caspar David Friedrich is the foremost of the German Romantic landscape painters. His mystical paintings continue to fascinate us. Read more about Caspar David Friedrich.