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100+++ famous artists painters born around 1750 .

Marc Nattier

Marc Nattier (1685 - 1766) - France (Paris)

Jean-Marc Nattier (17 March 1685 – 7 November 1766), French painter, was born in Paris, the second son of Marc Nattier (1642–1705), a portrait painter, and of Marie Courtois (1655–1703), a miniaturist. He is noted for his portraits of the ladies of King Louis XV's court in classical mythological attire. He received his first instruction from his fa......

Jens Jørgensen Juel

Jens Jørgensen Juel (1745 - 1802) - Denmark (Falster)

Jens Juel (12 May 1745 – 27 December 1802) was a Danish painter, primarily known for his many portraits, of which the largest collection is on display at Frederiksborg Castle. He is regarded as the leading Danish portrait painting of the 18th century. He was born in the house of his mother's brother Johan Jørgensen, who was a school teacher in Bals......

Adélaide Labille Guiard

Adélaide Labille Guiard (1749 - 1803) - France (Paris)

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (11 April 1749 – 24 April 1803), also known as Adélaïde Labille-Guiard des Vertus, was a French miniaturist and portrait painter. Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was born in Paris, the youngest of eight children, to a bourgeois family. Her father, the haberdasher Claude-Edme Labille, owned a shop named 'A La Toilette' situated in th......

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (1743 - 1809) - Denmark (Copenhagen)

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (September 11, 1743 – June 4, 1809) was a Danish neoclassical and royal history painter, sculptor, architect, and professor of painting, mythology, and anatomy at the New Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, Denmark. Many of his works were in the royal Christiansborg Palace (some destroyed by fire 1794), Fredensborg......

Francesco De Mura

Francesco De Mura (1696 - 1782) - Italy (Naples)

Francesco de Mura (21 April 1696 – 19 August 1782) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active mainly in Naples and Turin. His late work reflects the style of neoclassicism. Francesco de Mura, also referred to as Franceschiello, was a pupil of Francesco Solimena, then later with Domenico Viola, where he met his contemporary, Mattia Pr......

Alexander Roslin

Alexander Roslin (1718 - 1793) - Sweden (Malmö)

Alexander Roslin (French: [aleksɑ̃deʁ ʁoslɛ̃]) (often spelled Alexandre in French 15 July 1718 – 5 July 1793) was a Swedish portrait painter who worked in Scania, Bayreuth, Paris, Italy, Warsaw and St. Petersburg, primarily for members of aristocratic families. He combined insightful psychological portrayal with a skillful representation of fabrics......

Daniel Gran

Daniel Gran (1694 - 1757) - Italy (Vienna)

Daniel Gran (22 May 1694 in Vienna – 16 April 1757 in Sankt Pölten), was an Austrian painter. His pictures ornament several public buildings in his native city. He was of some consideration in his time and after a century of Italian dominance one of the first important painters of the German-speaking countries, but his works are relatively unknown ......

Giovanni Domenico Ferretti

Giovanni Domenico Ferretti (1692 - 1768) - Italy (Florence)

Giovanni Domenico Ferretti (Giandomenico), also called Giandomenico d'Imola (15 June 1692 – 18 August 1768) was an Italian Rococo style painter from Florence. According to the contemporary Giovanni Camillo Sagrestani, Ferretti was a pupil of the Bolognese painter Giuseppe Maria Crespi. Others say he worked with painter Giovanni Gioseffo dal Sole. H......

Bottega Di Corrado Giaquinto

Bottega Di Corrado Giaquinto (1703 - 1766) -

Corrado Giaquinto (8 February 1703 – 18 April 1766) was an Italian Rococo painter. He was born in Molfetta. As a boy he apprenticed with a modest local painter Saverio Porta, (c1667–1725), escaping the religious career his parents had intended for him. By October 1724, he left Molfetta, and along with his contemporaries Francesco de Mura (1696–1784......

Alessandro Longhi

Alessandro Longhi (1733 - 1813) - Italy (Venezia)

Alessandro Longhi (12 June 1733 – November 1813) was a Venetian portrait painter and printmaker in etching (mostly reproductions of paintings). He is known best for his oil portraits of Venetian nobles of state. His father was the famed genre painter Pietro Longhi. He trained under his father and Giuseppe Nogari (1699–1763). Like Sebastiano Bombell......

Jean Louis Tocqué

Jean Louis Tocqué (1696 - 1772) - France (Paris)

Jean Louis Tocqué (19 November 1696 - 10 February 1772) was a French painter. He specialized in portrait painting. Jean Louis Tocqué was born on 19 November 1696 in Paris, capital of the Kingdom of France. His father, who was also a painter, died in April 1710, before Louis was even fourteen. He was eventually brought into the care of another artis......

François Guillaume Ménageot

François Guillaume Ménageot (1744 - 1816) - United Kingdom (London)

François-Guillaume Ménageot (1744–1816) was a French painter of religious and French historical scenes. A pupil of François Boucher (1703–1770), he went on to win the Grand Prix de Rome and become a director of the French Academy in Rome, an academician and a member of the Institute. Ménageot was born in London, the son of Augustin Ménageot (d 1784......

Ozias Humphry

Ozias Humphry (1742 - 1810) -

Ozias Humphry (or Humphrey) (8 September 1742 – 9 March 1810) was a leading English painter of portrait miniatures, later oils and pastels, of the 18th century. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1791, and in 1792 he was appointed Portrait Painter in Crayons to the King (i.e. pastels). Humphry is the spelling Ozias himself used in his signature......

Jakob Philipp Hackert

Jakob Philipp Hackert (1737 - 1807) -

Jacob Philipp Hackert (15 September 1737 – 28 April 1807) was a landscape painter from Brandenburg, who did most of his work in Italy. Hackert was born in 1737 in Prenzlau in the Margraviate of Brandenburg (now in Germany). He trained with his father Philipp (a portraitist and painter of animals) and his uncle, before going to the Prussian Academy ......

Hua Yan

Hua Yan (1682 - 1756) -

Chinese art is visual art that, whether ancient or modern, originated in or is practiced in China or by Chinese artists. The Chinese art in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and that of overseas Chinese can also be considered part of Chinese art where it is based in or draws on Chinese heritage and Chinese culture. Early "stone age art" dates back to ......

Agostino Cornacchini

Agostino Cornacchini (1686 - 1754) - Italy (Pescia)

Agostino Cornacchini (August 27, 1686 – 1754) was an Italian sculptor and painter of the Rococo period, active mainly in Rome. He was born in Pescia and died in Rome. In 1712, Cornacchini established himself in the household of his uncle, Cardinal Carlo Agostino Fabbroni, who until 1720 provided Cornacchini with a studio, lodgings and an income. Hi......

Antonio Zucchi

Antonio Zucchi (1726 - 1795) - Italy (Venice)

Antonio Pietro Francesco Zucchi ARA (May 1, 1726 – December 1, 1795) was an Italian painter and printmaker of the Neoclassic period. Born in Venice, he studied under his uncle Carlo Zucchi and later Francesco Fontebasso and Jacopo Amigoni. He married the painter Angelica Kauffman in 1781, who late in life moved with him to Rome. In Rome Zucchi prod......

Gustaf Lundberg

Gustaf Lundberg (1695 - 1786) - Sweden (Stockholm)

Gustaf Lundberg (Stockholm 17 August 1695 - Stockholm 18 March 1786) was a Swedish rococo pastelist and portrait painter, working in Paris and later in Stockholm. Lundberg was born in Stockholm 17 August 1695, son of royal chef Gustaf Lundberg and his wife Sabina Richter, whose family included successful artists and goldsmiths. Orphaned at an early......

Francesco Zugno

Francesco Zugno (1708 - 1787) - Italy (Venice)

Francesco Zugno (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko ˈdzuɲɲo] c. 1708–1787) was an Italian painter of the Rococo period who had a successful career in Venice. Francesco Zugno was born in Venice in 1709 and probably died there in 1787. The Zugno were an ancient Venetian family and its members included artists such as the fifteenth century painter Gi......

Giuseppe Bonito

Giuseppe Bonito (1707 - 1789) -

Giuseppe Bonito (11 January 1707 – 9 May 1789) was a Neapolitan painter of the Rococo period. Giuseppe Bonito is known for genre depictions on canvas. Many of Gaspare Traversi's paintings had previously been attributed to Bonito. Bonito was born at Castellammare di Stabia, and, like Traversi, was a student at the large studio of Francesco Solimena.......

Katsukawa Shunshō

Katsukawa Shunshō (1726 - 1793) -

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese: 勝川 春章 1726 – 19 January 1793) was a Japanese painter and printmaker in the ukiyo-e style, and the leading artist of the Katsukawa school. Shunshō studied under Miyagawa Shunsui, son and student of Miyagawa Chōshun, both equally famous and talented ukiyo-e artists. Shunshō is most well known for introducing a new form of......

Anton Von Maron

Anton Von Maron (1733 - 1808) - Austria (Vienna)

Anton von Maron (January 8, 1733 – March 3, 1808) was an Austrian painter, active in Rome. Von Maron was born in Vienna, but moved at a young age to Rome. There, he studied under Anton Raphael Mengs, and became an accomplished portrait painter. He married a sister of Mengs, Therese Maron, who was a painter in her own right. He lived the rest of his......

Nicolas Jean Baptiste Raguenet

Nicolas Jean Baptiste Raguenet (1715 - 1793) - France (Paris)

Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (1715 – 17 April 1793) was a French painter born in Gentilly. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (1682–1755), actor and painter, and Genevieve Murgues. The Raguenets, father and son, put together a veritable portrait of Paris with their many paintings depicting buildings and landscapes in the city. A master pain......

Christian Seybold

Christian Seybold (1695 - 1768) - Germany (Neuenhain)

Christian Seybold (19 March 1695, Neuenhain, Bad Soden - 28 September 1768, Vienna) was a German painter in the Baroque style. He is best known for his detailed, realistic portraits (over two dozen of himself), which stood out from the idealized ones preferred at that time. Some of his works might be classified as tronies. Little is known about his......

Giuseppe Antonio Petrini

Giuseppe Antonio Petrini (1677 - 1759) - Switzerland (Carona)

Giuseppe Antonio Petrini (October 23, 1677- c. 1755–9) was a painter of the late-Baroque, active mainly in Lugano, present-day Switzerland. While born in Carona in Canton Ticino and died in Lugano, both in Switzerland, Petrini belongs to the Northern Italian or Lombard heritage of baroque painting. He possibly apprenticed with Bartolomeo Guidobono ......

Fyodor Rokotov

Fyodor Rokotov (1730 - 1808) - Russia

Fyodor Stepanovich Rokotov (Fedor Rokotov) (Russian: Фёдор Степа́нович Ро́котов) (1736–December 24, 1808) was a distinguished Russian painter who specialized in portraits. Fyodor Rokotov was born into a family of peasant serfs, belonging to the Repnins. Much in his biography is obscure. He studied art in Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts. After buyi......

Guillaume Voiriot

Guillaume Voiriot (1713 - 1799) - France (Paris)

Guillaume Voiriot (20 November 1712 – 9 December 1799 ) was a French portrait painter. Voiriot was born in Paris into a family originally from Lorraine his father was a sculptor. He travelled to Italy at his own expense from 1746 to 1749, studying at the French Academy in Rome. On his return he initially joined the Académie de Saint-Luc as a pastel......

Pierre Antoine De Machy

Pierre Antoine De Machy (1723 - 1807) - France (Paris)

Pierre-Antoine Demachy (17 September 1723, Paris - 10 September 1807, Paris) was a French artist who specialized in painting ruins, Trompe-l'œil architectural decorations and imaginative scenes of Paris. His father was a carpenter. In 1754, he became a student of the scenographer Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni and, the following year, was certified as......

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich Dietrich

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich Dietrich (1712 - 1774) -

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (30 October 1712 – 23 April 1774) was a German painter and art administrator. In his own works, he was adept at imitating many earlier artists, but never developed a style of his own. He was born at Weimar, where he was brought up early to the profession of art by his father Johann Georg, then painter of miniatures ......

Jean Bernard Restout

Jean Bernard Restout (1692 - 1768) -

Jean II Restout (26 March 1692 – 1 January 1768) was a French painter, whose late baroque classicism rendered his altarpieces, such as the Death of Saint Scholastica an "isolated achievement" that ran counter to his rococo contemporaries. Jean Restout was born in Rouen, the son of Jean I Restout and Marie M. Jouvenet, sister and pupil of the then w......

Philipp Hieronymus Brinckmann

Philipp Hieronymus Brinckmann (1709 - 1760) - Germany (Speyer)

Philipp Hieronymus Brinckmann or Brinkman (1709 – 21 December 1760) was a German painter and engraver Brinckmann was born at Spires in 1709. He was a pupil of J. G. Dathan. His favourite subjects were landscapes, but he also painted historical subjects and portraits in some of the latter he imitated the force and colouring of Rembrandt. He was pain......

David Morier

David Morier (1705 - 1770) - Switzerland (Berne)

David Morier, (1705? – Around Jan. 8, 1770) was an Anglo-Swiss painter of portraits, military subjects and historical scenes around and after the time of the War of the Austrian Succession and the related Jacobite rising of 1745. His most recognizable work is entitled "An Incident in the Rebellion of 1745" but is more commonly known as "The Battle ......

Ike Taiga

Ike Taiga (1723 - 1776) -

Ike no Taiga (池大雅, 1723–1776) was a Japanese painter and calligrapher born in Kyoto during the Edo period. Together with Yosa Buson, he perfected the bunjinga (or nanga) genre. The majority of his works reflected his passion for classical Chinese culture and painting techniques, though he also incorporated revolutionary and modern techniques into h......

Jean-Jacques Bachelier

Jean-Jacques Bachelier (1724 - 1805) -

Jean-Jacques Bachelier (1724–1806) was a French painter and director of the porcelain factory at Sèvres. Admitted to the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in 1752, he founded an art school using his own means in Paris in 1765 for the artisans in the historic collège d'Autun (rue de l'école de médecine), which survived until the 19th centu......

Felix Ivo Leicher

Felix Ivo Leicher (1727 - 1812) - Czech Republic (Bílovec)

Felix Ivo Leicher (May 18 or 19, 1727 - February 20, 1812) was a Czech-born Viennese painter of altarpieces and secular works, which was spread to a wide area throughout the Habsburg Empire and beyond. He was born in the Silesian town Bílovec, today on the wall to the right of the main entrance of the parish church is a plaque that hangs in his mem......

Luigi Crespi

Luigi Crespi (1708 - 1779) - Italy (Bologna)

Luigi Crespi (January 23, 1708 – July 2, 1779) was an Italian painter, and art merchant and historian. He was the son of the prominent Bolognese painter, Giuseppe Maria Crespi. He trained with his father and completed a few altarpieces, including for the churches of San Sigismondo in Bologna, San Bartolomeo della Buona Morte in Finale Emilia, the p......

Fortunato Pasquetti

Fortunato Pasquetti (1690 - 1773) - Italy (Venice)

Fortunato Pasquetti (1690–1773) was an Italian painter of the Rococo period. He is known for his formal portraits of royalty and Venetian Patriciate. He was born in Venice and died in Portogruaro. He trained under Niccolò Cassana. He painted a portrait of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor. More......

George Barret The Elder

George Barret The Elder (1732 - 1784) - Ireland (The Liberties)

George Barret Sr. RA (c. 1730 – 29 May 1784) was an Irish landscape artist who is best known for his Oil paintings, but also sometimes produced watercolours. He left Ireland in 1762 to establish himself as an artist in London and rapidly gained recognition as a leading artist of the period. He exhibited at the Society of Artists of Great Britain an......

Aert Schouman

Aert Schouman (1710 - 1792) - Netherlands (Dordrecht)

Aert Schouman or Aart Schouman (4 March 1710 – 5 July 1792) was an 18th-century painter from the Dutch Republic. Schouman was born in Dordrecht. When 15 years old he served as apprentice to the Dordrecht artist Adriaan van der Burg, along with Cornelis Greenwood, the son of his teacher for glass etching, Frans Greenwood. Schouman was unusual among ......

Antoine Vestier Avallon

Antoine Vestier Avallon (1740 - 1824) -

Antoine Vestier (1740–1824) was a French miniaturist and painter of portraits, born at Avallon in Burgundy, who trained in the atelier of Jean-Baptiste Pierre. He showed his work at the Salon de la Correspondance, Paris, before being admitted (agréé) to the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in 1785, when a portrait of the painter Gabriel ......

Franz Christoph Janneck

Franz Christoph Janneck (1703 - 1761) - Austria (Graz)

Georg David Matthieu

Georg David Matthieu (1737 - 1778) - Germany (Berlin)

Georg David Matthieu (20 November 1737, Berlin - 3 November 1778, Ludwigslust) was a German engraver and portrait painter in the Rococo style who worked as court painter for the Duke of Mecklenburg. He grew up in a family of artists. His father, David Matthieu (1697–1755), was a court painter in Prussia. Through his stepmother Anna Rosina (his fath......

John Francis Rigaud

John Francis Rigaud (1742 - 1810) -

John Francis Rigaud RA (18 May 1742 – 6 December 1810) was an eighteenth-century history, portrait, and decorative painter. Of French descent, he was born in Turin and spent most of his career in England. Rigaud was born in Turin on 18 May 1742 and baptised on 9 September. He was the second son of James Dutilh or Rigaud and Jeanne Françoise Guiraud......

Jeremiah Theus

Jeremiah Theus (1716 - 1774) - Switzerland (Chur)

Jeremiah Theus (sometimes Jeremiah Theüs ) (April 5, 1716 – May 17, 1774) was a Swiss-born American painter, primarily of portraits. He was active mainly around Charleston, South Carolina, in which city he remained almost without competition for the bulk of his career. Theus was born in the city of Chur, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, and was t......

Jin Nong

Jin Nong (1687 - 1764) -

Born in 1687 in Hangzhou, Jin Nong (金農) became popular as a painter and calligrapher while living as a childless widower in Yangzhou in his sixties. His paintings of mei blossoms were in particular demand there. Heralded as one of The Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou, Jin favored the amateur scholar style. A nonconformist, he generally painted more tra......

Shen Quan

Shen Quan (1682 - 1760) -

Shen Quan (simplified Chinese: 沈铨 traditional Chinese: 沈銓 pinyin: Shěn Quán Wade–Giles: Shen Ch'üan c. 1682–1760) was a Chinese painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912). His courtesy name was Nanpin (南蘋) and his sobriquet was Hengzhai (衡斎). His works became influential in Japanese Edo period art. Shen was born in Deqing in Zhejiang province. He ......

Michel François Dandré Bardon

Michel François Dandré Bardon (1700 - 1783) - France (Aix-En-Provence)

Michel François André-Bardon (22 May 1700 – 13 April 1785) was a French history painter and etcher. He was born in Aix-en-Provence, France. He signed his name Dandré-Bardon, or D. Bardon, because his uncle, Louis Bardon, made him his heir on condition that he continued the name of Bardon but his real name was André, as the registers of the church o......

Charles Parrocel

Charles Parrocel (1688 - 1752) -

Charles Parrocel (May 6, 1688 – May 24, 1752) was a French painter and engraver and a specialist in battle and hunt paintings. Parrocel was born in Paris, and studied under his father, Joseph Parrocel, until his death. Parrocel then became a pupil along with Bon Boullogne of Charles de La Fosse. In 1712 Parrocel moved to Italy, where he attended th......

Paolo Anesi

Paolo Anesi (1697 - 1773) -

Paolo Anesi (1697–1773) was an Italian painter of the 18th century, active mainly in painting capriccios and landscapes (vedute) in the style of Giovanni Paolo Pannini. Born in Florence, he trained with Giuseppe Bartolomeo Chiari and Bernardino Fergioni. He was admitted to the Accademia di San Luca and to the Congregation of the Virtuosi of the Pan......

Giovanni Battista Cimaroli

Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (1687 - 1771) -

Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (1687–1771) was an Italian painter of rustic landscapes with farms, villas and graceful figures and capricci of ruins and views of towns in the Veneto. He was born in Salò on Lake Garda, not far from Brescia. He studied under Antonio Aureggio and later in Bologna with the landscape painter Antonio Calza, before moving to ......

Simon François Ravenet

Simon François Ravenet (1706 - 1774) - France (Paris)

Simon François Ravenet (1706- c.4 April 1764) was a French engraver. In Britain he is usually termed Simon Francis Ravenet. He was one of William Hogarth's assistants. He was born in Paris, where he studied engraving under Jacques-Philippe Le Bas before moving to London in 1750, where he founded a school of line engraving and is credited with the r......

Cerchia Di Francesco Zugno

Cerchia Di Francesco Zugno (1708 - 1787) -

Francesco Zugno (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko ˈdzuɲɲo] c. 1708–1787) was an Italian painter of the Rococo period who had a successful career in Venice. Francesco Zugno was born in Venice in 1709 and probably died there in 1787. The Zugno were an ancient Venetian family and its members included artists such as the fifteenth century painter Gi......

Pietro Ligari

Pietro Ligari (1686 - 1752) - Italy (Ardenno)

Giovanni Pietro Ligario (1686–1748) was an Italian painter and architect of the late-Baroque. He was born at Sondrio in the Valtelline valley, and after early training there, moved to Rome, where he frequented the studio of Lazzaro Baldi, and afterwards visited Venice. On his return to his native town in 1727, he was employed in painting historical......

Okumura Masanobu

Okumura Masanobu (1686 - 1764) -

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese: 奥村 政信 1686 – 13 March 1764) was a Japanese print designer, book publisher, and painter. He also illustrated novelettes and in his early years wrote some fiction. At first his work adhered to the Torii school, but later drifted beyond that. He is a figure in the formative era of ukiyo-e doing early works on actors and bij......

Fedele Fischetti

Fedele Fischetti (1732 - 1792) -

Fedele Fischetti (30 March 1732 – 25 January 1792) was an Italian painter of the Neoclassical period. He was born and died in Naples. Fischetti was mainly active as a fresco painter for palaces and villas in and around the city, including the Royal Palace at Portici. He painted frescoes of the seasons, Summer and Winter, in the conversation rooms o......

Jacques Antoine Beaufort

Jacques Antoine Beaufort (1721 - 1784) - France (Paris)

Jacques Antoine Beaufort (1721 in Paris – 1784 in Rueil), was an 18th-century academic French painter. Little is known of his early life but he had his first public exhibition at the Marseille Academy in 1756, where he taught drawing, and later at the Paris Salon (1767–83). He was accepted into the Academie Royale in 1766. His best known painting i......

Johann Alexander Thiele

Johann Alexander Thiele (1685 - 1752) - Germany (Erfurt)

Johann Alexander Thiele (26 March 1685 in Erfurt – 22 May 1752 in Dresden) was a German painter and engraver. After five years of apprenticeship as a printer in Erfurt, he was married in Arnstadt in 1710 and moved to Dresden in 1715, where he copied old paintings, was a student of Christoph Ludwig Agricola and worked briefly with Adam Manyoki, alth......

John Ramage

John Ramage (1748 - 1802) - Ireland (Dublin)

John Ramage (1748 – 24 October 1802) was an Irish American artist, goldsmith, patroller, and second lieutenant. He was best known for painting portrait miniatures, and being the first artist to paint George Washington while serving as the President of the United States. Ramage was born in Dublin, Ireland. He entered the Dublin Society of Artists in......

Nicolas De Launay

Nicolas De Launay (1739 - 1792) - France (Paris)

Claudio Francesco Beaumont

Claudio Francesco Beaumont (1694 - 1766) -

Cavaliere Claudio Francesco Beaumont (4 July 1694 – 21 June 1766) was an Italian artist, born in Turin. Beumont was born in Turin on 4 July 1694. Little is known of his early youth, besides the news on education in school of grammar and rhetoric, of architecture and mathematics, directed by the Jesuits. The first documented news refers to a trip to......

Johann Adam Delsenbach

Johann Adam Delsenbach (1687 - 1765) - Germany (Nürnberg)

Huang Shen

Huang Shen (1687 - 1772) -

Huang Shen (1687–1772) was a Chinese painter during the Qing Dynasty. Huang was born in Ninghua, Fujian province, to a poor family. His courtesy names were Gongshou (恭壽) and Gongmao (恭懋). His pseudonym was Yingpiaozi (癭瓢子). He began his training under the painter Shangguan Zhou (上官周). In the earliest part of his career he excelled at cursive callig......

Hendrik Frans De Cort

Hendrik Frans De Cort (1742 - 1810) -

Hendrik de Cort or Hendrik Frans de Cort (1742 in Antwerp – 28 June 1810 in London) was a Flemish landscape painter and draughtsman. His international career brought him to Antwerp, Paris, England and Wales. He is mainly remembered for his topographical paintings and drawings of English castles, country houses, parks and ruins. Hendrik de Cort stud......

Francesco Tironi

Francesco Tironi (1745 - 1797) -

Francesco Tironi (circa 1745-1797) was an Italian painter, active in painting vedute of Venice in a Neoclassical style. Among his works are a vedute of the Riva degli Schiavoni of a Large Crowd in a Piazza before the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo of the Isola Santa Maria della Grazia, Venice and of the Meeting of Pope Pius VI and the Doge on the......

Nicolas Gabriel Dupuis

Nicolas Gabriel Dupuis (1698 - 1771) - France (Paris)

Zheng Xie

Zheng Xie (1693 - 1766) -

Zheng Xie (Chinese: 鄭燮 pinyin: Zhèng Xiè) (1693–1765), commonly known as Zheng Banqiao (Chinese: 鄭板橋 pinyin: Zhèng Bǎnqiáo) was a Chinese painter from Jiangsu. He began life in poverty, but rose in the exam system to become a magistrate at Shandong. However, after 12 years, he became critical of the life of an official as he refused to ingratiate h......

Henri Horace Roland De La Porte

Henri Horace Roland De La Porte (1724 - 1793) - France (Paris)

Giovanni Domenico Lombardi

Giovanni Domenico Lombardi (1682 - 1751) - Italy (Lucca)

Conrad Martin Metz

Conrad Martin Metz (1749 - 1827) - Italy (Rome)

James Elder Christie

James Elder Christie (1730 - 1803) -

Laurent Pecheux

Laurent Pecheux (1729 - 1821) -

Laurent Pécheux (17 July 1729 – 1821 Turin) was a French-born painter, active in Rome and Northern Italy in a Neoclassical-style. Born in Lyon, France, Pécheux initially studied at the Jesuit College, but was sent to Paris where he frequented the studio of Charles-Joseph Natoire, Jean-Baptiste Pillement, and Jean-Antoine Morand. In 1751, the artist......

Biagio Rebecca

Biagio Rebecca (1735 - 1808) -

Biagio Rebecca ARA (1731–1808) was an Italian artist, active mainly as a decorative painter in England. Rebecca was born at Osimo, near Ancona, in the Marches, and served his apprenticeship in Rome. In England he became known for neoclassical scenes from mythology, often working on decorative schemes in collaboration with Robert Adam, for example a......

Hugues Taraval

Hugues Taraval (1729 - 1785) -

Jean-Hugues Taraval (27 February 1729 – 19 October 1785) was a French painter. Taraval was born in Paris, the son of the French painter Guillaume Taraval, who moved his family to Stockholm in 1732 to work on the decoration of the new Royal Palace. Initially a pupil of his father, Hugues returned to Paris after his father's death in 1750. There he s......

Tobias Stranover

Tobias Stranover (1684 - 1756) - Romania (Nagyszeben)

Joseph Blackburn

Joseph Blackburn (1730 - 1778) -

Joseph Blackburn, also known as Jonathan Blackburn, (died 1787 ) was an English portrait painter who worked mainly in Bermuda and in colonial America. His notable works include portraits of Hugh Jones (circa 1777) and Colonel Theodore Atkinson (circa 1760). He seems to have been the son of a painter, and to have had a studio in Boston in 1750-1765 ......

Giuseppe Zocchi

Giuseppe Zocchi (1710 - 1767) - Italy (Florence)

Jacques Van Schuppen

Jacques Van Schuppen (1670 - 1751) - France (Fontainebleau)

James Forbes

James Forbes (1749 - 1819) -

James Forbes (1749–1819) was a British artist and writer. Born in London to a Scots family, Forbes travelled to India in 1765 as a writer for the British East India Company and was resident there until 1784. He was a prolific writer and artist and filled 52,000 manuscript pages with notes and sketches concerning all aspects of Indian life, its wild......

Jacques Henri Sablet

Jacques Henri Sablet (1749 - 1803) -

Jacques-Henri Sablet (1749 in Lausanne – 1803 in Paris), was a French painter, part of a family of artists of Swiss origin. Sablet was the younger brother of Jean-François Sablet (1745-1819). They were sons of the painter and picture dealer Jacob Sablet (1720-1798). They both studied at the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture in Paris as pu......

Etienne Fessard

Etienne Fessard (1714 - 1777) - France (Paris)

Xi Gang

Xi Gang (1746 - 1803) -

Xi Gang (simplified Chinese: 奚冈 traditional Chinese: 奚岡 pinyin: Xī Gāng Wade–Giles: Hsi Kang) 1746-1803 was a renowned seal carver and painter in Qing Dynasty. He was born in Qiántáng (钱塘, present day Hangzhou). His style name was Chunzhang (纯章) and his pseudonym was Tiesheng (铁生). Other names include Hezhusheng (鹤注生) and Mengquan Waishi (蒙泉 外史). H......

Arthur Pond

Arthur Pond (1701 - 1758) -

Arthur Pond (c.1705–1758) was an English painter and engraver. Born about 1705, he was educated in London, and stayed for a time in Rome studying art, in company with the sculptor Roubiliac. He became a successful portrait-painter. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1752, and died in Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 9 Septembe......

Bernardo Canal

Bernardo Canal (1730 - 1768) - Italy (Venice)

Adam Silo

Adam Silo (1674 - 1760) - Netherlands (Amsterdam)

Franz Anton Zauner

Franz Anton Zauner (1746 - 1822) - Italy (Falpetan)

Étienne Aubry

Étienne Aubry (1745 - 1781) -

Giovanni Domenico Olivieri

Giovanni Domenico Olivieri (1708 - 1762) - Italy (Tuscany)

Ange Jacques Gabriel

Ange Jacques Gabriel (1698 - 1782) - France (Paris)

Alexander Trippel

Alexander Trippel (1744 - 1793) - Switzerland (Schaffhausen)

Francesco Cappella

Francesco Cappella (1711 - 1774) - Italy (Venice)

Paul Carl Leygebe

Paul Carl Leygebe (1664 - 1756) - Germany (Nuremberg)

Louis Surugue

Louis Surugue (1686 - 1762) - France (Paris)

Jacques Philip Joseph De Saint Quentin

Jacques Philip Joseph De Saint Quentin (1738 - 1780) - France (Paris)

Cosmo Alexander

Cosmo Alexander (1724 - 1772) -

Cosmo Alexander (1724 – 25 August 1772) was a Scottish portrait painter. A supporter of James Edward Stuart's claim to the English and Scottish thrones, Alexander spent much of his life overseas following the defeat of the Jacobite cause in 1745. Alexander was the son of John Alexander, a painter and engraver from Aberdeen, and was named Cosmo afte......

Nicolas Henry Jeaurat De Bertry

Nicolas Henry Jeaurat De Bertry (1728 - 1796) -

Qian Feng

Qian Feng (1740 - 1795) -

Pietro Uberti

Pietro Uberti (1671 - 1762) - Italy

Richard Paton

Richard Paton (1717 - 1791) -

Jean Voille

Jean Voille (1744 - 1829) -


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