List of Famous Artists

List of Famous Artists

What would be the world without art and the artists that created these beautiful paintings? We give you a list of some of the greatest contributors to the world of art.
Did You Know?
The highest price ever paid for a painting is 300 million U.S. dollars. It is an oil painting done by Paul Gauguin, and is called "Nafea faa ipoipo" (When Will You Marry?).
Art covers a diverse range of human emotions. It has had various different functions throughout the course of history. This makes it difficult to quantify its value or to demarcate its function in life. It is an extremely vague concept. Art is not merely two-dimensional, but possesses many facets, of which not all can be comprehended by everyone. It is witnessed in many forms, one of which is paintings. Every onlooker takes away a different mental notion, as the beauty or significance of each painting depend on the perspective and mental state of the individual looking at it.

The same piece of art may induce admiration, and awe in some, while it may appear to be disgusting or commonplace to some others. But there do exist a few artists whose works inspire awe, admiration, and wonder in everyone who looks upon them. This has earned them the titles of masters, and rightly so. There are many celebrated artists who are an enigma in themselves. These artists have lived their lives making huge contributions to the world of art, and creating work that would give future generations a glimpse into the world as it was; after all their works were inspired by the culture of the era they lived in. One can write epics about these artists and their works. We introduce you to the geniuses from the world of art. Here is a list of the most famous artists throughout history.
Name of Famous ArtistYear
Sandro Botticelli1445 - 1510
Hieronymus Bosch1450 - 1516
Leonardo Da Vinci1452 - 1519
Albrecht Dürer 1471 - 1528
Michelangelo1475 - 1564
Tiziano Vecelli1488 - 1576
Raphael 1493 - 1520
Peter Paul Rubens1577 - 1640
Caravaggio1592 - 1610
Johannes Vermeer1632 - 1675
Rembrandt1606 - 1669
Francisco Goya1746 - 1828
Eugène Delacroix1798 - 1863
Édouard Manet1832 - 1883
Edgar Degas1834 - 1917
Paul Cézanne1839 - 1906
Claude Monet 1840 - 1926
Pierre - Auguste Renoir1841 - 1919
Mary Cassatt1844 - 1926
Paul Gauguin1848 - 1903
Vincent Van Gogh1853 - 1890
Gustav Klimt1862 - 1918
Edvard Munch1863 - 1944
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901
Wassily Kandinsky1866 - 1944
Henri Matisse1869 - 1954
Piet Mondrian1872 - 1944
Maxfield Parrish 1877 - 1966
Paul Klee1879 - 1940
Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973
Edward Hopper1882 - 1967
Modigliani1884 - 1920
Diego Rivera1886 - 1957
Marc Chagall1887 - 1985
Georgia O'Keeffe1887 - 1986
Joan Miró1893 - 1983
Rene Magritte1898 - 1967
Alexander Calder1898 - 1976
Mark Rothko1903 - 1970
Salvador Dali1904 - 1989
Willem de Kooning1904 - 1997
Jackson Pollock1912 - 1956
Romare Bearden 1914 - 1983
Roy Lichtenstein Native 1923 - 1997
Andy Warhol 1928 - 1987
Jacob Lawrence 1917 - 2000
Andrew Wyeth 1917 - 2009
Jasper Johns 1930 -
Robert Bateman1930 -
Fernando Botero 1932 -
David Hockney 1937 -

Famous Artists and Their Works
An artist delves into his world of imagination and reproduces a vivid masterpiece that is beyond normal comprehension. Colors are splattered across the white canvas and like the wand of a wizard, they are mixed to create an out of the world picture. The famous paintings list is a proof there are many magicians around the world who weave magic with their paint brushes. The list of these celebrated artists and their works covered in the following table, will help you understand art in its true sense.

Henri Rousseau
(1844 - 1910)
  • The Sleeping Gypsy
  • The Happy Quartet
  • Jungle with a Lion
Vincent Van Gogh
(1853 - 1890)
  • The Starry Night
  • Wheatfield with Crows
Gustav Klimt
(1862 - 1918)
  • The Kiss
  • Tree of life
Pablo Picasso
(1881 - 1973)
  • Guernica
  • Three Musicians
  • The Three Dancers
  • Self Portrait
Paul Klee
(1879 - 1940)
  • Fish Magic Around the Fish
  • Landscape with Yellow Birds
Michelangelo
(1475 - 1564)
  • The Last Judgment
  • The Torment of Saint Anthony
  • The Entombment
Rembrandt van Rijn
(1606 - 1669)
  • The Night Watch
  • Man in a Golden helmet
  • The Girl in a Picture Frame
  • Self portrait
Leonardo Da Vinci
(1452 - 1519)
  • Mona Lisa
  • The Last Supper
  • Madonna and Child
  • The Virgin of the Rocks
Claude Monet
(1840 - 1926)
  • Morning Haze
  • Marine Near Etretat
  • Lily Pond
Marc Chagall
(1887 - 1985)
  • Over Vitebsk
  • The Violinist
  • The Praying Jew
  • I and the Village
Georgia O'Keeffe
(1887 - 1986)
  • Ram's Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills
  • Blue and Green Music
Salvador Dali
(1904 - 1989)
  • The Persistence of Memory
  • Crucifixion
  • The Sacrament of the Last Supper
Andy Warhol
(1928 - 1987)
  • Campbell's Soup Can
  • 100 Soup Cans
  • Money
Henri de Toulouse - Lautrec
(1864 - 1901)
  • Portrait of Vincent Van Gogh
  • Moulin - Rouge
  • At the Moulin Rouge
  • The Jockey
Henri Matisse
(1869 - 1954)
  • Chapel of the Rosary in Venice
  • The Snail
  • Beasts of the Sea
  • Creole Dancer
  • La Fougere Noire
Pierre - Auguste Renoir
(1841 - 1919)
  • Le Bal au Moulin de la Galette
  • Jeanne Samary
  • Bathers
  • The Swing

This was a list of famous artists and their works. The list is never-ending and will go on forever. Hope you have found some of your favorite painters in the preceding list.
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