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Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) - Austria (Baumgarten)

Art Nouveau, Symbolism, Realism, Neo-Classicism, Romanticism

What follows is an illustrative list of a selection of Gustav Klimt's paintings and represents a chronological look at some of his main pictorial production. The arrangement is ordered by year and title, with brief comments and showing the Austrian painter's progress in artistic development. More......


Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne (1839 - 1906) - France (Aix-En-Provence)

Post-Impressionism, Romanticism, Cubism

Paul Cézanne (US: /seɪˈzæn/ or UK: /sɪˈzæn/ French: [pɔl sezan] 19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne's often repetitive, e......


Francisco De Goya

Francisco De Goya (1746 - 1828) - Spain (Fuendetodos)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (/ˈɡɔɪə/ Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko xoˈse ðe ˈɣoʝa i luˈθjentes] 30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker. He is considered the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and throughout his long career was a commentator and chronicler of his era. Immensely......


Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992) - Ireland (Dublin)

Expressionism, Romanticism

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his depictions of popes, crucifixions and portraits of close friends. His abstracted figures are typically isolated in geometrical cages, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon s......


Eugène Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix (1798 - 1863) - France (Charenton-Saint-Maurice)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (French: [ø.ʒɛn də.la.kʁwa] 26 April 1798 – 13 August 1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. As a painter and muralist, Delacroix's use of expressive brushstrokes and his study of the optical effects of colour profoundly shaped the work......


Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet (1819 - 1877) - France (Ornans)

Realism, Romanticism

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (French: [ɡystav kuʁbɛ] 10 June 1819 – 31 December 1877) was a French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting. Committed to painting only what he could see, he rejected academic convention and the Romanticism of the previous generation of visual artists. His independence set an example that w......


William Blake

William Blake (1757 - 1827) - United Kingdom (London)

Romanticism, Symbolism

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. What he called his prophetic works were said by 20th-century critic Northrop Frye to form "what is in pro......


Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840) - Germany (Greifswald)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Caspar David Friedrich (5 September 1774 – 7 May 1840) was a 19th-century German Romantic landscape painter, generally considered the most important German artist of his generation. He is best known for his mid-period allegorical landscapes which typically feature contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees or......


John Constable

John Constable (1776 - 1837) - United Kingdom (East Bergholt)

Romanticism, Romanticism

John Constable, RA (/ˈkʌnstəbəl, ˈkɒn-/ 11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition. Born in Suffolk, he is known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home — now known as "Constable Country" — which he invested with an intensity of affection. "I should pain......


Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796 - 1875) - France (Paris)

Realism, Romanticism

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French: [ʒɑ̃ ba.tist ka.mij kɔ.ʁo] July 16, 1796 – February 22, 1875) was a French landscape and portrait painter as well as a printmaker in etching. He is a pivotal figure in landscape painting and his vast output simultaneously references the Neo-Classical tradition and anticipates the plein-air innovations of Impress......


Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau (1826 - 1898) - France (Paris)

Symbolism, Romanticism

Gustave Moreau (French: [mɔʁo] 6 April 1826 – 18 April 1898) was a major figure in French Symbolist painting whose main emphasis was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures. As a painter, Moreau appealed to the imaginations of some Symbolist writers and artists. He is recognized for his works that are influenced by the Italian Renaiss......


Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882) - United Kingdom (London)

Romanticism, Symbolism, Pre-Raphaelites

Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882), generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti (/rəˈzɛti/), was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator, and a member of the Rossetti family. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti was later to be the main inspi......


Paul Gustave Doré

Paul Gustave Doré (1832 - 1883) - France (Strasbourg)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré (/dɔːˈreɪ/ French: [ɡys.tav dɔ.ʁe] 6 January 1832 – 23 January 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator, comics artist, caricaturist, and sculptor who worked primarily with wood engraving. Doré was born in Strasbourg on 6 January 1832. By age 5 he was a prodigy artist, creating drawings that were mature ......


Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817 - 1900) - Russia (Feodosia)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian: Ива́н Константи́нович Айвазо́вский 29 July 1817 – 2 May 1900) was a Russian Romantic painter who is considered one of the greatest masters of marine art. Baptized as Hovhannes Aivazian, he was born into an Armenian family in the Black Sea port of Feodosia in Crimea and was mostly based there. Following his ......


Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788) - United Kingdom (Sudbury)

Rococo, Classicism, Romanticism

Thomas Gainsborough FRSA (14 May 1727 (baptised) – 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. He surpassed his rival Sir Joshua Reynolds to become the dominant British portraitist of the second half of the 18th century. He painted quickly, and the works of his maturity are characterised by a light pal......


Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole (1801 - 1848) - United Kingdom (Bolton)

Hudson River School, Romanticism

Thomas Cole (February 1, 1801 – February 11, 1848) was an English-born American painter known for his landscape and history paintings. One of the major 19th-century American painters, he is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School, an American art movement that flourished in the mid-19th century. Cole's work is known for its romantic port......


Albert Bierstadt

Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) - Germany (Solingen)

Realism, Hudson River School, Romanticism, Luminism

Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion. Though not the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for the rema......


Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler (1853 - 1918) - Switzerland (Bern)

Symbolism, Post-Impressionism, Art Nouveau, Romanticism, Renaissance, Naive Art / Primitivism

Ferdinand Hodler (March 14, 1853 – May 19, 1918) was one of the best-known Swiss painters of the nineteenth century.His early works were portraits, landscapes, and genre paintings in a realistic style. Later, he adopted a personal form of symbolism he called "parallelism". Hodler was born in Bern, the eldest of six children. His father, Jean Hodler......


William Newenham Montague Orpen

William Newenham Montague Orpen (1878 - 1931) - Ireland (Stillorgan)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Major Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, KBE, RA, RHA (27 November 1878 – 29 September 1931), was an Irish artist who worked mainly in London. Orpen was a fine draughtsman and a popular, commercially successful, painter of portraits for the well-to-do in Edwardian society, though many of his most striking paintings are self-portraits. During Worl......


William Turner

William Turner (1775 - 1851) - United Kingdom (Covent Garden)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Joseph Mallord William Turner RA (23 April 1775 – 19 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner,[a] was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings. Turner was born in Maiden Lane, Covent Ga......


John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais (1829 - 1896) - United Kingdom (Southampton)

Pre-Raphaelites, Realism, Romanticism

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (/ˈmɪleɪ/ 8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was a child prodigy who, aged eleven, became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family hom......


Henry Raeburn

Henry Raeburn (1756 - 1823) - United Kingdom (Stockbridge)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Sir Henry Raeburn FRSE RA RSA (/ˈreɪbərn/ 4 March 1756 – 8 July 1823) was a British portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. He served as Portrait Painter to King George IV in Scotland. Raeburn was born the son of a manufacturer in Stockbridge, on the Water of Leith: a former vi......


Karl Pavlovich Bryullov

Karl Pavlovich Bryullov (1799 - 1852) - Russia (St. Petersburg)

Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Orientalism

Karl Pavlovich Bryullov (Russian: Карл Па́влович Брюлло́в 12 December 1799 – 11 June 1852), original name Charles Bruleau, also transliterated Briullov or Briuloff and referred to by his friends as "The Great Karl"[citation needed], was a Russian painter. He is regarded as a key figure in transition from the Russian neoclassicism to romanticism. Ka......


Joseph Wright Of Derby

Joseph Wright Of Derby (1734 - 1797) - United Kingdom (Irongate)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Joseph Wright ARA (3 September 1734 – 29 August 1797), styled Joseph Wright of Derby, was an English landscape and portrait painter. He has been acclaimed as "the first professional painter to express the spirit of the Industrial Revolution". Wright is notable for his use of chiaroscuro effect, which emphasises the contrast of light and dark, and, ......


John William Waterhouse

John William Waterhouse (1849 - 1917) - Italy (Rome)

Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelites, Neo-Classicism

John William Waterhouse RA (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for working first in the Academic style and for then embracing the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood's style and subject matter. His artworks were known for their depictions of women from both ancient Greek mythology and Arthurian legend. Born in Rome to English pare......


Franz Xaver Winterhalter

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805 - 1873) - Germany (Menzenschwand)

Academicism, Neo-Classicism, Romanticism

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (20 April 1805 – 8 July 1873) was a German painter and lithographer, known for his portraits of royalty in the mid-19th century. His name has become associated with fashionable court portraiture. Among his best known works are Empress Eugénie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting (1855) and the portraits he made of Empress El......


Jan Matejko

Jan Matejko (1838 - 1893) - Poland (Kraków)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Jan Alojzy Matejko (Polish pronunciation: [jan aˈlɔjzɨ maˈtɛjko] ( listen) also known as Jan Mateyko June 24, 1838[nb 1] – November 1, 1893) was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His works include large oil on canvas paintings like Rejtan (1866), Union of Lublin (1869) or Battle of Grun......


Edwin Henry Landseer

Edwin Henry Landseer (1802 - 1873) - United Kingdom (London)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (7 March 1802 – 1 October 1873) was an English painter and sculptor, well known for his paintings of animals – particularly horses, dogs, and stags. However, his best known works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square. Landseer was born in London, the son of the engraver John Landseer A.R.A. He was something of a pr......


Francesco Hayez

Francesco Hayez (1791 - 1882) - Italy (Venice)

Romanticism, Orientalism

Francesco Hayez (Italian: [franˈtʃesko ˈaːjets] 10 February 1791 – 21 December 1882) was an Italian painter, the leading artist of Romanticism in mid-19th-century Milan, renowned for his grand historical paintings, political allegories and exceptionally fine portraits. Hayez came from a relatively poor family from Venice. His father, Giovanni, was ......


George Stubbs

George Stubbs (1724 - 1806) - United Kingdom (Liverpool)

Romanticism, Romanticism

George Stubbs ARA (25 August 1724 – 10 July 1806) was an English painter, best known for his paintings of horses. Stubbs was born in Liverpool, the son of a currier, or leather-dresser, John Stubbs, and his wife Mary. Information on his life until the age of 35 or so is sparse, relying almost entirely on notes made by Ozias Humphry, a fellow artist......


Thomas Girtin

Thomas Girtin (1775 - 1802) - United Kingdom (Southwalk)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Thomas Girtin (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802) was an English painter and etcher. A friend and rival of J. M. W. Turner, Girtin played a key role in establishing watercolour as a reputable art form. Thomas Girtin was born in Southwark, London, the son of a wealthy brushmaker of Huguenot descent. His father died while Thomas was a child, and his......


Ford Madox Brown

Ford Madox Brown (1821 - 1893) - France (Calais)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Ford Madox Brown (16 April 1821 – 6 October 1893) was a French-born British painter of moral and historical subjects, notable for his distinctively graphic and often Hogarthian version of the Pre-Raphaelite style. Arguably, his most notable painting was Work (1852–65). Brown spent the latter years of his life painting the Manchester Murals, depicti......


John Singleton Copley

John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815) - United Kingdom (Boston)

Neo-Classicism, Romanticism

John Singleton Copley RA (1738 – September 9, 1815) was an Anglo-American painter, active in both colonial America and England. He was probably born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Anglo-Irish. He is famous for his portrait paintings of wealthy and influential figures in colonial New England, depicting in partic......


Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836 - 1912) - Netherlands (Dronrijp)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA (/ˈælmə ˈtædɪmə/ born Lourens Alma Tadema Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlʌurəns ˈɑlmaː ˈtaːdəˌmaː] 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter of special British denizenship. Born in Dronrijp, the Netherlands, and trained at the Royal Academy of Antwerp, Belgium, he settled in England in 1870 and spent the rest of h......


Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky

Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (1839 - 1915) - Russia (Moscow)

Realism, Romanticism, Neo-Classicism

Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (Russian: Константин Егорович Маковский June 20 [O.S. July 2] 1839 —September 17 [O.S. September 30] 1915) was an influential Russian painter, affiliated with the "Peredvizhniki (Wanderers)". Many of his historical paintings, such as Beneath the Crown (1889) also known as The Russian Bride's Attire and Before the Wedd......


Alexey Venetsianov

Alexey Venetsianov (1780 - 1847) - Russia (Moscow)

Realism, Romanticism

Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov (Russian: Алексей Гаврилович Венецианов 18 February 1780–4 January 1847) was a Russian painter, renowned for his paintings devoted to peasant life and ordinary people. Alexey Venetsianov was born into a merchant family of Greek descent in Moscow. He entered the civil service in the early 19th century and moved to St. ......


Nikolaos Gyzis

Nikolaos Gyzis (1842 - 1901) - Greece (Tinos)

Symbolism, Academicism, Art Nouveau, Romanticism, Realism, Orientalism

Nikolaos Gyzis (Greek: Νικόλαος Γύζης, Greek pronunciation: [ni.'ko.la.os 'ʝi.zis] 1 March 1842 – 4 January 1901) was considered one of Greece's most important 19th-century painters. He was most famous for his work Eros and the Painter, his first genre painting. It was auctioned in May 2006 at Bonhams in London, being last exhibited in Greece in 19......


Baron Antoine Jean Gros

Baron Antoine Jean Gros (1771 - 1835) - France (Paris)

Neo-Classicism, Romanticism

Antoine-Jean Gros (16 March 1771 – 25 June 1835), titled as Baron Gros in 1824, was a French painter. His work was in the genres of history and neoclassical painting. Gros studied under Jacques-Louis David in Paris and began an independent artistic career during the French Revolution. Forced to leave France, he moved to Genoa and witnessed the near......


Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833 - 1898) - United Kingdom (Birmingham)

Italian Renaissance, Pre-Raphaelites, Romanticism, Symbolism

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet ARA (28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts as a founding partner in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. Burne-Jones was closely involved i......


Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze (1816 - 1868) - Germany (Schwäbisch Gmünd)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze (May 24, 1816 – July 18, 1868) was a German American history painter best known for his painting Washington Crossing the Delaware. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. Leutze was born in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Württemberg, Germany, and was brought to the United States as a child. His parents settled first in F......


Adolphe Joseph Thomas Monticelli

Adolphe Joseph Thomas Monticelli (1824 - 1886) - France (Marseille)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Adolphe Joseph Thomas Monticelli (October 14, 1824 – June 29, 1886) was a French painter of the generation preceding the Impressionists. Monticelli was born in Marseille in humble circumstances. He attended the École Municipale de Dessin in Marseille from 1842 to 1846, and continued his artistic training in Paris, where he studied under Paul Delaro......


James Ward

James Ward (1769 - 1859) - United Kingdom (London)

Romanticism, Romanticism

James Ward RA (23 October 1769 – 17 November 1859) was a painter, particularly of animals, and an engraver. Born in London, and younger brother of William Ward the engraver, James Ward was influenced by many people, but his career is conventionally divided into two periods: until 1803, his single greatest influence was his brother in law George Mor......


Richard Parkes Bonington

Richard Parkes Bonington (1802 - 1828) - United Kingdom (Arnold)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Richard Parkes Bonington (25 October 1802 – 23 September 1828) was an English Romantic landscape painter, who moved to France at the age of 14 and can also be considered as a French artist, and an intermediary bringing aspects of English style to France. Becoming, after his very early death, one of the most influential British artists of his time, ......


Pierre-Paul Prud'hon

Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758 - 1823) - France (Cluny)

Romanticism, Neo-Classicism

Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (April 4, 1758 – February 16, 1823) was a French Romantic painter and draughtsman best known for his allegorical paintings and portraits such as Madame Georges Anthony and Her Two Sons. In particular, he painted a portrait of both of Napoleon's wives. He was an early influence on Théodore Géricault. Pierre-Paul Prud'hon was bor......


William Holman Hunt

William Holman Hunt (1827 - 1910) - United Kingdom (Cheapside)

Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelites, Symbolism

William Holman Hunt OM (2 April 1827 – 7 September 1910) was an English painter and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings were notable for their great attention to detail, vivid color, and elaborate symbolism. These features were influenced by the writings of John Ruskin and Thomas Carlyle, according to whom the world......


Rudolf Von Alt

Rudolf Von Alt (1812 - 1905) - Austria (Vienna)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Rudolf Ritter von Alt ( listen (help·info) 28 August 1812 – 12 March 1905) was an Austrian landscape and architectural painter. Born as Rudolf Alt, he could call himself von Alt and bear the title of a Ritter (knight) after he gained nobility in 1889. Born in Vienna, he was the son of the lithographer Jakob Alt (1789–1871) and the brother of the pa......


Washington Allston

Washington Allston (1779 - 1843) - United States (Near Georgetown)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Washington Allston ARA (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting. He was well known during his lifetime for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his bold use of light and atmospheric color. Allston was b......


John Ruskin

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) - United Kingdom (London)

Pre-Raphaelites, Romanticism

John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. His writing st......


John Atkinson Grimshaw

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836 - 1893) - United Kingdom (Leeds)

Romanticism, Romanticism

John Atkinson Grimshaw (6 September 1836 – 13 October 1893) was an English Victorian-era artist best known for his nocturnal scenes of urban landscapes. Today, he is considered one of the most renowned painters of the Victorian era, as well as one of the best and most accomplished nightscape, and townscape, artists of all time. Grimshaw's accuracy ......


Nikolai Ge

Nikolai Ge (1831 - 1894) - Russia (Voronezh)

Realism, Romanticism, Academicism, Expressionism

Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge (from his French ancestral surname "De Gay") (Russian: Николай Николаевич Ге 27 February [O.S. 15 February] 1831 – 13 June [O.S. 1 June] 1894) was a Russian realist painter and an early Russian symbolist. He was famous for his works on historical and religious motifs. Nikolai Ge was born in Voronezh to a Russian noble family ......


Orest Adamovich Kiprensky

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky (1782 - 1836) - Russia (Koporye)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky (Russian: Орест Адамович Кипренский 24 March [O.S. 13 March] 1782-17 October [O.S. 5 October] 1836) was a leading Russian portraitist in the Age of Romanticism. His most familiar work is probably his portrait of Alexander Pushkin (1827), which prompted the poet to remark that "the mirror flatters me". Orest was born in the......


Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov

Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov (1824 - 1896) - Russia (Pomeranian)

Realism, Romanticism

Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov (Russian: Алексей Петрович Боголюбов 16 March 1824 – 3 February 1896) was a Russian landscape painter. Bogolyubov was born in the Pomeranie village of Novgorod Gubernia. His father was retired colonel Pyotr Gavriilovich Bogolyubov. Bogolyubov's maternal grandfather was the well-known philosopher and social critic Alexand......


Ramsay Richard Reinagle

Ramsay Richard Reinagle (1775 - 1862) - United Kingdom (London)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Ramsay Richard Reinagle RA (19 March 1775 – 17 November 1862) was an English portrait, landscape, and animal painter, and son of Philip Reinagle. Ramsay Richard Reinagle was a pupil of his father Philip Reinagle, whose style he followed, and he exhibited at the Royal Academy as early as 1788. He afterwards went to Italy, and was studying in Rome in......


Thomas Phillips

Thomas Phillips (1770 - 1845) - United Kingdom (Dudley)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Thomas Phillips RA (18 October 1770 – 20 April 1845) was a leading English portrait and subject painter. He painted many of the great men of the day including scientists, artists, writers, poets and explorers. Phillips was born at Dudley then in Worcestershire. Having learnt glass-painting in Birmingham under Francis Eginton, he visited London in 1......


Chester Harding

Chester Harding (1792 - 1866) - United States (Conway)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Chester Harding (September 1, 1792 – April 1, 1866) was an American portrait painter. Harding was born at Conway, Massachusetts. Brought up in the wilderness of New York state, he was a lad of robust physique, standing over 6 feet 3 inches. His family removed to Caledonia, New York, when he was fourteen years old, and he was early thrown upon his o......


Henry Fuseli (Johann Heinrich Füssli)

Henry Fuseli (Johann Heinrich Füssli) (1741 - 1825) - Switzerland (Zürich)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Henry Fuseli was a very interesting artist of the 18th century. He was born in Switzerland and began as a Protestant minister. The love of theology, literature and philosophy he garnered while a minister was something that never left him and eventually would heavily influence his art. Once Fuseli began painting he saw instant success. One of these first paintings was accepted into the Royal Art Exhibition of 1781, resulting in an immediate renown....


Cornelis Springer

Cornelis Springer (1817 - 1891) -

Romanticism, Romanticism

Cornelis Springer (1817, Amsterdam – 1891, Hilversum), was a Dutch 19th century landscape painter. He was a pupil of his father, the carpenter Willem Springer (1778–1857). He was a pupil of Hendrik Gerrit ten Cate, Kasparus Karsen, and Jacobus van der Stok. He became a member of the Amsterdam painters collective Felix Meritis and won a gold medal f......


Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault

Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (1791 - 1824) - France (Rouen)

Romanticism, Romanticism

Theodore Gericault was a 19th century French painter who helped pioneer the way for the Romantic style. When Gericault was studying as an art student in Paris the major artist movement of the time was Neoclassicism. However, Gericault did not favor this new movement with its classical roots and structural form. Instead, he preferred the works of such artists as Rubens, Titian, Velazquez and Rembrandt, all of whose works he copied and studied at the Louvre....




William Shayer Senior

William Shayer Senior (1788 - 1879) - United Kingdom

Romanticism, Romanticism

William Shayer (1787–1879) was an English landscape painter and figure painter during the Victorian era. William Joseph Shayer, senior was a self-taught artist, who began by painting decorations on rush-bottom chairs, and moved on to painting carriages in the town of Guildford, after which he started doing heraldic painting. Ultimately he began pai......


Alexander Orlowski

Alexander Orlowski (1777 - 1832) - Poland (Warsaw)

Romanticism, Romanticism


Henry Raeburn Dobson

Henry Raeburn Dobson -

Romanticism, Romanticism

Henry Raeburn Dobson (29 May 1901 – 22 May 1985 also known as Raeburn Dobson) was a Scottish portrait and landscape painter from Edinburgh who was active in Edinburgh and Brussels from 1918/1920 until 1980. His father Henry John Dobson (1858–1928) and his brother Cowan Dobson (1894–1980) were genre and portrait painters. His portraits are mainly pa......


Lev Felixovich Lagorio

Lev Felixovich Lagorio -

Romanticism, Romanticism




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