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Camille Claudel
Artist
France
1864 - 1943

Camille Claudel was a French sculptor and graphic artist. She was the elder sister of the poet and diplomat Paul Claudel. She was born ... read more

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
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

Caravaggio
Artist
Italy
1572 - 1610

Michelangelo Merisi was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 and 1610. His paintings, which combine ... read more

Carl Larsson
Artist
Sweden
1853 - 1919

Carl Larsson was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts Movement. His many paintings include oils, watercolors, and ... read more

César
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

Christo
Artist
Bulgaria
1935 - 0

Christo was a bulgarian artist working with his wife Jeanne-Claude. Their works include the wrapping of the Reichstag in Berlin and the ... read more

Claude Lévêque
Artist
France
1953 - 0

Claude Leveque is a French visual artist. He lives and works in Montreuil near Paris.

Everything started in the late 1970s ... read more

Claude Monet
Artist
France
1840 - 1926

Claude Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's ... 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

Agnolo Bronzino
(Agnolo di Cosimo)
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

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

Amedeo Modigliani
(Amedeo Clemente 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

Andrea del Verrocchio
(Andrea di Michele di Francesco de' Cioni)
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

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

Edward Burne-Jones
(Edward Coley 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

François Clouet
Artist
France
1510 - 1572

François Clouet son of Jean Clouet, was a French Renaissance miniaturist and painter, particularly known for his detailed portraits of ... read more

Giorgio de Chirico
Artist
Italy
1888 - 1978

Giorgio de Chirico was a Greek-born Italian artist. In the years before World War I, he founded the scuola metafisica art movement, ... 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

Gustave Courbet
Artist
France
1819 - 1877

Gustave Courbet was a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting. The Realist movement bridged the ... read more

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Artist
France
1908 - 2004

Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm ... read more

Jacopo Pontormo
(Jacopo Carucci)
Artist
Italy
1494 - 1557

Pontormo, was an Italian Mannerist painter and portraitist from the Florentine School. His work represents a profound stylistic shift ... 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

John Constable
Artist
United Kingdom
1776 - 1837

John Constable was an English Romantic painter known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, now known as "Constable ... read more

Lovis Corinth
Artist
Germany
1858 - 1925

Lovis Corinth was a German painter and printmaker whose mature work realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism. Born in ... read more

Lucas Cranach the Elder
Artist
Germany
1472 - 1553

Lucas Cranach the Elder was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving. He was court painter to the Electors ... read more

M C Escher
Artist
Netherlands
1898 - 1972

Maurits Cornelis Escher was a Dutch artist famous for impossible constructions, explorations of infinity, architecture, and ... read more

Marc Chagall
Artist
Russia
1887 - 1985

Marc Zaharovich Chagall was Belarusian artist associated with several major artistic styles and one of the most successful artists of ... read more

Niki de Saint Phalle
(Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle)
Artist
France
1930 - 2002

Niki de Saint Phalle, born Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle was a French sculptor, painter, and film maker. She is the daughter ... read more

Paul Cézanne
Artist
France
1839 - 1906

Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century ... read more

Piet Mondrian
(Pieter Cornelis "Piet" Mondriaan)
Artist
Netherlands
1872 - 1944

Piet Mondriaan was a Dutch painter. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo ... read more

Saloua Raouda Choucair
Artist
Lebanon
Born 1st January 1916

Saloua Raouda Choucair is a Lebanese painter and sculptor. She was the first abstract artist in Lebanon. Her exhibition in 1947 at the ... read more

Sophie Calle
Artist
France
Born 1953

Sophie Calle is a French writer, photographer, installation artist, and conceptual artist. Calle's work is distinguished by its use of ... read more

Tintoretto
(Jacopo Comin)
Artist
Italy
1518 - 1594

Tintoretto was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school. For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed ... read more