Artists Biographies

A list of artist biographies.

 

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Bernini (1598 – 1680)

Italian Baroque sculptor and painter

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William Blake (1757 – 1827)

English poet, painter and printmaker. From early romantic period, with own unique inventiveness.

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Botticelli (1445 – 1510)

Italian, early renaissance painter.

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Caravaggio (1571– 1610)

Italian Baroque painter.

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Paul Cezanne (1839-1906)

French post-impressionist painter

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John Constable (1776 – 1837)

English romantic painter.

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Salvidor Dali (1904 – 1989)

Spanish surrealist painter.

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Paul Gauguin (1848 – 1903)

French Post-impressionist painter.

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David Hockney (1937 – )

English modern painter. Contributed to pop art movement of 1960s.

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Michelangelo (1475 – 1564)

Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect

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Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)

French impressionist painter

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Henry Moore (1898 – 1986)

British sculptor

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Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944)

Norwegian expressionist

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Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Spanish, modern ‘cubist’ painter

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Raphael (1483 – 1520)

Italian painter, with Da Vinci and Michalengelo make up the high Renaissance trinity.

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Rembrandt (1606 – 1669)

Dutch Master. One of greatest painters, admired for his vivid realism.

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August Renoir (1841–1919)

French painter, one of the early pioneers of impressionism. Also influenced by Italian renaissance.

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John M.W. Turner (1775 – 1851)

British landscape artist. Known as the painter of light. Turner was an artistic figure from the Romantic period and one of precursors to impressionism.

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Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890).

Dutch post-impressionist painter.

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Jan Vermeer (1632 – 1675)

Dutch painter, who specialised in genre painting – especially vivid depictions of still life.

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Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519)

Renaissance painter, scientist, inventor, and more. Da Vinci is one of most famous painters for his iconic Mona Lisa and Last Supper.

 

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