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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
Artist
Spain
1617 - 1682

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was a Spanish Baroque painter. Although he is best known for his religious works, Murillo also produced a ... read more

Brassaï
Artist
Hungary
1899 - 1984

Brassaï was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was 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

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

Aristide Maillol
(Aristide Joseph Bonaventure 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

César
(César Baldaccini)
Artist
France
1921 - 1998

César was a noted French sculptor, he was at the forefront of the Nouveau Réalisme movement with his radical compressions (compacted ... read more

Charles Le Brun
Artist
France
1619 - 1690

Charles Le Brun was a French painter and art theorist. Declared by Louis XIV "the greatest French artist of all time", he was a dominant ... read more

Constantin Brancusi
Artist
Romania
1876 - 1957

Constantin Brâncuși was a Romanian sculptor, painter and photographer who made his career in France. Considered a pioneer of modernism, ... read more

Derek Boshier
Artist
United Kingdom
Born 1937

Derek Boshier is a British pop artist works in various media including painting, drawing, collage, photography, film and ... read more

Donatello
(Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi)
Artist
Italy
1386 - 1466

Donatello, was an early Renaissance Italian sculptor from Florence. He is, in part, known for his work in bas-relief that incorporated ... read more

Edward Burne-Jones
Artist
United Kingdom
1833 - 1898

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, ... read more

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
Artist
France
1755 - 1842

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was a prominent French painter. Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of ... read more

Emile Bernard
Artist
France
1868 - 1941

Émile Henri Bernard was a French Post-Impressionist painter and writer, who had artistic friendships with [artist 42 Vincent van Gogh], ... read more

Fra Bartolomeo
Artist
Italy
1472 - 1517

Fra Bartolomeo also known as Baccio della Porta, was an Italian Renaissance painter of religious subjects. He was born in Savignano di ... read more

Francis Bacon
Artist
United Kingdom
1909 - 1992

Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon's painterly ... read more

François Boucher
Artist
France
1703 - 1770

François Boucher was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, ... read more

Georges Braque
Artist
France
1882 - 1963

Georges Braque was a major 20th-century French painter and sculptor who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art style known as ... read more

Giorgione
(Giorgio Barbarelli da Castelfranco)
Artist
Italy
1477 - 1510

Giorgione was an Italian painter of the High Renaissance in Venice, whose career was cut off by his death at a little over 30. Giorgione ... read more

Giotto
(Giotto di Bondone)
Artist
Italy
1266 - 1337

Giotto di Bondone was an Italian painter and architect from Florence in the late Middle Ages. He is generally considered the first in a ... read more

Giovanni Bellini
Artist
Italy
1430 - 1516

Giovanni Bellini was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian painters. His father was ... read more

Gottfried Lindauer
(Bohumir Lindauer)
Artist
Austria
1839 - 1926

Gottfried Lindauer was a Bohemian and later a New Zealand artist famous for his portraits including that of the Māori. He was born in ... read more

Guercino
(Giovanni Francesco Barbieri )
Artist
Italy
1591 - 1666

Guercino was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna. The vigorous naturalism ... read more

Hieronymus Bosch
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

Jean Baptiste Greuze
Artist
France
1725 - 1805

Jean-Baptiste Greuze was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting. Greuze was born at Tournus, Burgundy. He is ... read more

Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
Artist
France
1699 - 1779

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life, and is also noted for his ... read more

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Artist
United States
1960 - 1988

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into ... read more

Joseph Beuys
Artist
Germany
1921 - 1986

Joseph Beuys was a German Fluxus, happening and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art ... read more

Louise Bourgeois
Artist
France
1911 - 2010

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist and sculptor. She was an influential figure in modern and contemporary art, and among her ... read more

Odilon Redon
(Bertrand-Jean Redon)
Artist
France
1840 - 1916

Odilon Redon was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist. Born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, to a prosperous ... read more

Pierre Bonnard
Artist
France
1867 - 1947

Pierre Bonnard was a French painter and printmaker, as well as a founding member of Les Nabis. Born in Fontenay-aux-Roses, ... read more

Qi Baishi
Artist
China
1864 - 1957

Qi Baishi was an influential Chinese painter. He was a carpenter before learning how to paint by himself. He is perhaps the most noted ... read more

Rembrandt Bugatti
Artist
Italy
1884 - 1916

Rembrandt Bugatti (16 October 1884 – 8 January 1916) was an Italian sculptor, known primarily for his bronze sculptures of wildlife ... read more

Sandro Botticelli
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

Vojin Bakić
Artist
Croatia
1915 - 1992

Vojin Bakić was an artist of great creative energy who, during his nearly fifty years of creative work, had produced a large number of ... read more

William Blake
Artist
United Kingdom
1757 - 1827

William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal ... read more