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Adolph Menzel
Artist
Germany
1815 - 1905

Adolph Menzel was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one ... read more

Agnolo Bronzino
Artist
Italy
1503 - 1572

Bronzino was an Italian Mannerist painter from Florence. His sobriquet, Bronzino, in all probability refers to his relatively dark skin. ... read more

Alan Sorrell
Artist
United Kingdom
1904 - 1974

Alan Ernest Sorrell was an English artist and writer, best remembered for his archaeological illustrations. He was a Senior Assistant ... read more

Alberto Giacometti
Artist
Switzerland
1901 - 1966

Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker.

Interested in art from an early age, he went to ... read more

Albrecht Dürer
Artist
Germany
1471 - 1528

Albrecht Dürer was a German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts ... read more

Alexander Calder
Artist
United States
1898 - 1976

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately ... read more

Alfred Sisley
Artist
France
1839 - 1899

Alfred Sisley was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British ... read more

Amedeo Modigliani
Artist
Italy
1884 - 1920

Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for ... read more

Ana Mendieta
Artist
Cuba
1948 - 1985

Ana Mendieta was a Cuban American performance artist, sculptor, painter and video artist who is best known for her "earth-body" art ... read more

Anders Petersen
Artist
Sweden
Born 3rd May 1944

Anders Petersen is a Swedish photographer, who lives and works in Stockholm. He is noted for his intimate and personal documentary-style ... read more

André Derain
Artist
France
1880 - 1954

André Derain was a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with [artist 4 Henri Matisse]. Born in 1880 in ... read more

Andrea del Verrocchio
Artist
Italy
1435 - 1488

Andrea del Verrocchio was an Italian painter, sculptor, and goldsmith who was master of an important workshop in Florence. He became ... read more

Andrea Mantegna
Artist
Italy
1431 - 1506

Andrea Mantegna was an Italian painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son in law of Jacopo Bellini. Like other artists of the time, ... read more

Andy Warhol
Artist
United States
1928 - 1987

Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the ... read more

Anna Hallin
Artist
Sweden
Born 1965

Anna Hallin, born in Sweden, has lived in Reykjavík since 2001. Anna holds master’s degrees in ceramic art from the University of ... read more

Anselm Reyle
Artist
Germany
Born 1970

Anselm Reyle is an artist based in Berlin. He is known for his often large-scale abstract paintings and found-object sculptures. He was ... read more

Anthony Van Dyck
Artist
Netherlands
1599 - 1641

Sir Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy ... read more

Antoine Bourdelle
Artist
France
1861 - 1929

Antoine Bourdelle was an influential and prolific French sculptor, painter, and teacher. His studio in Paris, became the Musée Bourdelle ... read more

Anton Graff
Artist
Germany
1836 - 1913

Anton Graff was an eminent Swiss portrait artist. In 1753 he started studying painting at the art school of Johann Ulrich Schellenberg. ... read more

Antoni Gaudí
Artist
Spain
1852 - 1926

Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Spanish Catalan architect from Reus, who was the figurehead of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect his ... read more

Antonio Canova
Artist
Italy
1757 - 1822

Antonio Canova was an Italian sculptor who became famous for his marble sculptures that delicately rendered nude flesh. The epitome of ... read more

Arcimboldo
Artist
Italy
1527 - 1593

Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of such objects as fruits, ... read more

Aristide Maillol
Artist
France
1861 - 1944

Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker.

Maillol decided at an early age to become a ... read more

Arman
Artist
France
1928 - 2005

Arman was a French-born American artist. He was a painter who moved from using the objects as paintbrushes to using them as the painting ... read more

Asa Sonjasdotter
Artist
Sweden
1966 - 0

Born in 1966 in Helsingborg, Åsa Sonjasdotter lives and works between Berlin and Tromsø in Norway. Having already been the subject of ... read more

Auguste Renoir
Artist
France
1841 - 1919

Auguste Renoir was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty, ... read more

Auguste Rodin
Artist
France
1840 - 1917

Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor, generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, even he did not set out to rebel against ... read more

Camille Pissarro
(Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro)
Artist
France
1830 - 1903

Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter. His importance resides in his contributions to both ... read more

Canaletto
(Giovanni Antonio Canal)
Artist
Italy
1697 - 1768

Canaletto was an Italian painter of landscapes, or vedute, of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching.

He was ... read more

Eugène Atget
Artist
France
1857 - 1927

Eugène Atget was a French flaneur and a pioneer of documentary photography, noted for his determination to document all of the ... read more

Fra Angelico
Artist
Italy
1395 - 1455

Fra Angelico was an Early Italian Renaissance painter. He was known to contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole and Fra Giovanni ... read more

Frank Auerbach
Artist
United Kingdom
1931 - 0

Frank Auerbach is a German-born British painter. He has been a naturalised British citizen since 1947. Auerbach was born in Berlin. ... read more

Gustave Doré
(Louis August Gustave Doré)
Artist
France
1832 - 1883

"Paul" Gustave Doré was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. He was born in ... read more

Heinrich Aldegrever
Artist
Germany
1502 - 1555

Heinrich Aldegrever or Aldegraf was a German painter and engraver. He was one of the "Little Masters", the group of German artists ... read more

Hieronymus Bosch
(Jheronimus van Aken)
Artist
Netherlands
1450 - 1516

Hieronymus Bosch was an Early Netherlandish painter. His work is known for its use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and ... read more

James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Artist
United States
1834 - 1903

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was an American-born, British-based artist. Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting. ... read more

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Artist
France
1780 - 1867

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. A man profoundly respectful of the past, he assumed the role of a ... read more

Jean Dubuffet
(Jean Philippe Arthur Dubuffet )
Artist
France
1901 - 1985

Jean Dubuffet was a French painter and sculptor. His idealistic approach to aesthetics embraced so called "low art" and eschewed ... read more

Ossip Zadkine
(Yossel Aronovich Tsadkin)
Artist
Russia
1890 - 1967

Ossip Zadkine was a Belarusian-born artist who lived in France. He is primarily known as a sculptor, but also produced paintings and ... read more

Sandro Botticelli
(Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi)
Artist
Italy
1445 - 1510

Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. He belonged to the Florentine school under the patronage of Lorenzo ... read more

Théodore Géricault
(Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault )
Artist
France
1791 - 1824

Théodore Géricault was an influential French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. Although he ... read more