The Great Painters from Mid 19th Century
Photo: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso, 1907.
For Great painters from mid 13th to mid 19th centuries, see: Old Masters
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- Francis Bacon (Oct. 28, 1909 - Apr. 28, 1992) Born in Ireland, a figurative painter known for his bold and graphic imagery.
- Jean Michel Basquiat (Dec. 22, 1960 - Aug. 12, 1988) American artist. He exhibited internationally in galleries and museums his Neo-expressionist and Primitivist paintings. Basquiat died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27.
- Paul Cézanne (Jan. 19, 1839 - Oct. 22, 1906) French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism.
- Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985) Belarusian (that time Russian Empire) French artist, associated with several key art movements and was one of the most successful artists of the 20th century. He created unique works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.
- Salvador Dali (May 11, 1904 - 1989) Prominent Spanish painter, a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work.
- Edgar Degas (Jul. 19, 1834 - 1917) French painter, sculptor, and printmaker who was prominent in the Impressionist group and widely celebrated for his images of Parisian life
- Marcel Duchamp (1887 - 1968) French artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements. Duchamp's output influenced the development of post-World War I Western art.
- Paul Gauguin (Jun. 7, 1848 - 1903) Leading Post-Impressionist French painter. His bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral.
- Enríquez Gómez (1900 - 1957) Cuban painter, illustrator and writer of the Vanguardia movement (the Cuban Avant-garde).
- Edward Hopper (Jul. 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) Prominent American realist painter and printmaker.
- Grandma Moses (1860 - 1961) Renowned American folk artist.
- Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910) American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects.
- Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) Mexican painter perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its "pain and passion", and its intense, vibrant colors.
- Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) Swiss-German painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.
- Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 - 1912) Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects. Klimt's primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism
- Sir Frederic Leighton (1830 - 1896) English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical and classical subject matter.
- Édouard Manet (Jan. 23, 1832 - 1883)
- Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (Jul. 12, 1884 – 1920)
- Claude Monet (Nov. 14, 1840 - 1926)
- Robert Motherwell (1915 - 1991)
- Alice Neel (1900 - 1984)
- Georgia O'Keeffe (1887 - 1986)
- Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (Jan. 7, 1800 – Feb. 26, 1882)
- Pablo Picasso (Oct, 25, 1881 - Apr. 8, 1973)
- Camille Pissaro (July 10, 1830 - 1903)
- Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Feb. 25, 1841 - 1919)
- Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970)
- Diego Rivera (Dec. 18, 1886 - 1957)
- Georges Seurat (1859 - 1891)
- Chaim Soutine (1893 - 1943)
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Nov. 24, 1864 - Sept. 9, 1901)
- Jacques Villon (Gaston Duchamp) (1875 - 1963)
- Vincent van Gogh (Mar. 30, 1853 - 1890)
- Andy Warhol (Aug. 6, 1928 - 1987)
- Homer Ransford Watson (Jan. 14, 1855 - May 30, 1936) Canada's premier landscape painter.
- James Whisler (1834 - 1903)
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