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#1: Leonardo da Vinci (Italian)
Time period: The Renaissance (1400- 1600 AD)
Style: (Representational)
inventor, and botanist.
artwork in history.
Leonardo da Vinci
Mona Lisa, 1503
Leonardo da Vinci
Painting Artists:
Style: (Representational)
Fun Facts:
the Pope convinced him to paint the Sistine
• In his lifetime he was also often called Il Divino
("the divine one")
Time period: The Renaissance (1400- 1600 AD)
Style: (Representational)
Fun Facts:
wooden panels.
addition to his work at the court
Van Eyck is often thought to be the anonymous artist
known as Hand G of the Turin-Milan Hours. If this is correct,
the Turin illustrations are the only known works from his early
period. Most of these miniatures were destroyed by fire in
1904 and survive only in photographs and copies.
The Arnolfini Wedding,1434
Jean Van Eyck
Style: (Representational)
Fun Facts: • Birth name: Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni
Filipepi • In 1481, Pope Sixtus IV summoned Botticelli and
other prominent Florentine and Umbrian artists to fresco the walls of the Sistine Chapel.
The Birth of Venus
Style: (Representational)
Fun Facts:
His watercolours made him one of the first European landscape artists.
painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts (nowadays often called Meisterstiche or "master prints") established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was still in his twenties
Self-Portrait (1493)
Albrecht Dürer
Painting Artists
Style: (Representational / Expressionistic)
precursor of both Expressionism and Cubism.
El Greco was a painter, sculptor and architect
of the Spanish Renaissance
The Burial of the Count of Orgaz 1586–1588
El Greco
Style: Representational
Fun Facts:
His subject matter seems to project out of the picture plane towards the viewer.
His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting.
Caravaggio's novelty was a radical naturalism that combined close physical observation with a dramatic, even theatrical,
use of chiaroscuro.
Michelangelo Caravaggio
Michelangelo Caravaggio
Time period: Baroque (1600- 1700 AD)
Style: Representational
Fun Facts:
At fourteen he began his artistic apprenticeship with Tobias Verhaeght.
Rubens completed his education in 1598, at which time he entered the Guild of St. Luke as an independent master.
The Elevation of the Cross, 1610–11
Peter Paul Rubens
(Dutch) Time period: Baroque (1600- 1700 AD)
Fun Facts:
• Lived (1606-1669)
• Painted over 100 self-portraits during his lifetime.
• His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and
cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age
when Dutch Golden Age painting, although in many ways antithetical to the Baroque style that dominated Europe, was
extremely prolific and innovative.
#11: Antoine Watteau (French) Time period: Rococo (1700- 1800 AD)
Rococo style: Use of pastel colors, playful and light- hearted subject matter, and usually romantic.
Lived (1684-1721)
Fun Facts:
Watteau is credited with inventing the genre of fêtes galantes: scenes of bucolic and idyllic charm, suffused with an air of theatricality. Some of his best known subjects were drawn from the world of Italian comedy and ballet.
The Game Of Love
Lived (1732-1806)
Fun Facts:
counting drawings and etchings), of which only five
are dated.
The Swing
Style: Representational
Lived (1738-1815)
Fun Facts:
He is famous for his portrait paintings of important figures in colonial New
Lived (1738-1815)
Fun Facts:
He was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career
as the leader of the French Romantic school.
Liberty Leading the People
Lived (1791-1824)
Fun Facts:
known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings.
The Raft of the Medusa
Style: Representational
Lived (1801-1848)
Fun Facts:
Cole's Hudson River School, as well as his own work, was known for its
realistic and detailed portrayal of American landscape and wilderness,
which feature themes of romanticism.
The Course of Empire: Consummation
Thomas Cole
Lived (1819-1877)
Fun Facts:
He was a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century
French painting.
The Artist's Studio
#19 Edouard Manet (French) Time period:(1800- 1900 AD)
Style: Impressionism: A style of painting in which artists tried to capture in
paint, the fleeting effects or impression of light, shade, and color on
natural forms.
Lived (1832-1883)
Fun Facts:
He was one of the first 19th-century artists to approach modern and
postmodern-life subjects.
Style: Impressionism
Lived (1834-1917)
Fun Facts:
He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he
rejected the term, and preferred to be called a realist.
The Dance Class
Style: Impressionism
Lived (1840-1929)
Fun Facts:
The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression,
Style: Impressionism
Lived (1844-1926)
Fun Facts:
Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women,
with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and
Style: Post Impressionists
In just over a decade, he produced more than 2,100
artworks, consisting of 860 oil paintings and more
than 1,300 watercolors, drawings, sketches and
Committed suicide at age 37.
The Starry Night
7 June 1848, Paris, France
Died: 8 May 1903 (aged 54)
Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
Fun Facts: Known for painting, sculpture, ceramics, engraving
• Friends with Van Gogh and shared a studio space
for a time.
the native people.
Style: Post Impressionists
Lived (1839-1906)
Fun Facts:
Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th-century
Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry,
Style: Post Impressionists
Lived (1859-1891)
Fun Facts:
He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the
technique of painting known as pointillism.
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La
Grande Jatte, 1884–1886
Style: Representational/Impressionism
Lived (1856-1925)
Fun Facts:
During his career, he created roughly 900 oil paintings and more
than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless sketches and
charcoal drawings.