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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
 

Biography


Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) - France (Limoges)
Impressionism, Realism, Orientalism


Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir (US: /rɛnˈwɑːr/ or UK: /ˈrɛnwɑːr/ French: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ] 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the fin......
 
Edouard Manet
 

Biography


Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883) - France (Paris)
Impressionism, Realism


Édouard Manet (US: /mæˈneɪ/ or UK: /ˈmæneɪ/ French: [edwaʁ manɛ] 23 January 1832 – 30 April 1883) was a French painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. Born into an upper-class household with strong political connections, Manet rejected the futu......
 
Winslow Homer
 

Biography


Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910) - United States (Boston)
Realism, Realism


Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator. He subsequently t......
 
Edward Hopper
 

Biography


Edward Hopper (1931 - 1967) - United States (Upper Nyack)
Realism, New Realism, Social Realism, Abstract Expressionism


Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Both in his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his personal vision of modern ......
 
Franz Marc
 

Biography


Franz Marc (1880 - 1916) - Germany (Munich)
Post-Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Realism, Symbolism


Franz Marc (February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it. Franz Marc was born in 1880 in Munich, then the ca......
 
Eugène Louis Boudin
 

Biography


Eugène Louis Boudin (1824 - 1898) - France (Honfleur)
Impressionism, Realism


Eugène Louis Boudin (French: [budɛ̃] 12 July 1824 – 8 August 1898) was one of the first French landscape painters to paint outdoors. Boudin was a marine painter, and expert in the rendering of all that goes upon the sea and along its shores. His pastels, summary and economic, garnered the splendid eulogy of Baudelaire and Corot called him the "king......
 
Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev
 

Biography


Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (1878 - 1927) - Russia (Astrakhan)
Realism, Art Nouveau, Naive Art / Primitivism, Socialist Realism


Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Russian: Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев 7 March [O.S. 23 February] 1878 – 28 May 1927) was a Russian painter and stage designer. Boris Kustodiev was born in Astrakhan into the family of a professor of philosophy, history of literature, and logic at the local theological seminary. His father died young, and all financial......
 
Odilon Redon
 

Biography


Odilon Redon (1840 - 1916) - France (Bordeaux)
Symbolism, Post-Impressionism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Realism, Art Nouveau


Odilon Redon (born Bertrand-Jean Redon French: [ʁədɔ̃] April 20, 1840 – July 6, 1916) was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist. Odilon Redon was born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, to a prosperous family. The young Bertrand-Jean Redon acquired the nickname "Odilon" from his mother, Odile. Redon started drawing as a child and,......
 
Alfred Sisley
 

Biography


Alfred Sisley (1839 - 1899) - France (Paris)
Impressionism, Realism, Post-Impressionism


Alfred Sisley (/ˈsɪsli/ French: [sislɛ] 30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British citizenship. He was the most consistent of the Impressionists in his dedication to painting landscape en plein air (i.e., outdoors). He deviated into figure paintin......
 
Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin
 

Biography


Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin (1832 - 1898) - Russia (Yelabuga)
Realism, Realism


Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin (Russian: Ива́н Ива́нович Ши́шкин 25 January 1832 – 20 March 1898) was a Russian landscape painter closely associated with the Peredvizhniki movement. Shishkin was born in Yelabuga of Vyatka Governorate (today Republic of Tatarstan) and graduated from the Kazan gymnasium. Then he studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Scu......
 
Albert Bierstadt
 

Biography


Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) - Germany (Solingen)
Realism, Hudson River School, Romanticism, Luminism


Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was an 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 remainder ......
 
Carl Larsson
 

Biography


Carl Larsson (1853 - 1919) - Sweden (Stockholm)
Realism, Realism


Carl Larsson (28 May 1853 – 22 January 1919) was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts movement. His many paintings include oils, watercolors, and frescoes. He considered his finest work to be Midvinterblot (Midwinter Sacrifice), a large painting now displayed inside the Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts. Larsson was born on 28......
 
Diego Rivera
 

Biography


Diego Rivera (1886 - 1957) - Mexico (Guanajuato)
Naive Art / Primitivism, Social Realism, Realism, Art Deco, Neo-Classicism, Cubism, Surrealism


Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo riˈβeɾa] December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957) was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the Mexican mural movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera paint......
 
William Merritt Chase
 

Biography


William Merritt Chase (1849 - 1916) - United States (Nineveh)
Impressionism, Realism


William Merritt Chase (November 1, 1849 – October 25, 1916) was an American painter, known as an exponent of Impressionism and as a teacher. He is also responsible for establishing the Chase School, which later would become Parsons The New School for Design. William Merritt Chase was born on November 1, 1849, in Williamsburg (now Nineveh), Indiana,......
 
Konstantin Somov
 

Biography


Konstantin Somov (1869 - 1939) - Russia (St. Petersburg)
Symbolism, Realism, Art Nouveau


Konstantin Andreyevich Somov (Russian: Константин Андреевич Сомов, November 30, 1869 – May 6, 1939) was a Russian artist associated with the Mir iskusstva. Born into a family of a major art historian and Hermitage Museum curator Andrey Ivanovich Somov, he became interested in 18th-century art and music at an early age. Somov studied at the Imperial......
 
Honoré Daumier
 

Biography


Honoré Daumier (1808 - 1879) - France (Marseille)
Realism, Realism


Honoré-Victorin Daumier (French: [ɔnɔʁe domje] February 26, 1808 – February 10, 1879) was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century. Daumier produced over 500 paintings, 4000 lithographs, 1000 wood engravings, 1000 drawings and 100 sculpture......
 
Thomas Eakins
 

Biography


Thomas Eakins (1844 - 1916) - United States (Philadelphia)
Realism, Realism


Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (July 25, 1844 – June 25, 1916) was an American realist painter, photographer, sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important artists in American art history. For the length of his professional career, from the early 1870s until his health began to fail some 40 years later, Eak......
 
Paul Serusier
 

Biography


Paul Serusier (1864 - 1927) - France (Paris)
Cloisonnism, Synthetism, Post-Impressionism, Realism


Paul Sérusier (9 November 1864 – 7 October 1927) was a French painter who was a pioneer of abstract art and an inspiration for the avant-garde Nabis movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism. Sérusier was born in Paris. He studied at the Académie Julian and was a monitor there in the mid-1880s. In the summer of 1888 he travelled to Pont-Aven and joined ......
 
Valentin Alexandrovich Serov
 

Biography


Valentin Alexandrovich Serov (1865 - 1911) - Russia (Saint Petersburg)
Realism, Art Nouveau, Impressionism


Valentin Alexandrovich Serov (Russian: Валенти́н Алекса́ндрович Серо́в 19 January 1865 – 5 December 1911) was a Russian painter, and one of the premier portrait artists of his era. Serov was born in Saint Petersburg, son of the Russian composer and music critic Alexander Serov, and his wife and former student Valentina Serova also a composer in her......
 
Mikhail Nesterov
 

Biography


Mikhail Nesterov (1862 - 1942) - Russia (Ufa)
Art Nouveau, Symbolism, Post-Impressionism, Realism


Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov (Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Не́стеров 31 May [O.S. 19 May] 1862, Ufa – 18 October 1942, Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet painter associated with the Peredvizhniki and Mir Iskusstva. He was one of the first exponents of Symbolist art in Russia. He was born to a strongly patriarchal merchant family. His father was a dra......
 
Isaak Ilyich Levitan
 

Biography


Isaak Ilyich Levitan (1860 - 1900) - Russia (Kibarty)
Realism, Realism


Isaac Ilyich Levitan (Russian: Исаа́к Ильи́ч Левита́н 30 August [O.S. 18 August] 1860 – 4 August [O.S. 22 July] 1900) was a classical Russian landscape painter who advanced the genre of the "mood landscape". Isaac Levitan was born in a shtetl of Kibarty, Augustów Governorate in Congress Poland, a part of the Russian Empire (present-day Lithuania) i......
 
Lucian Freud
 

Biography


Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011) - Germany (Berlin)
Expressionism, Realism, Surrealism


Lucian Michael Freud (/ˈluː.si.ən ˈfrɔɪd/ 8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a British painter and draftsman, specializing in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century British portraitists. He was born in Berlin, the son of a Jewish architect and the grandson of Sigmund Freud. His family moved to Britain in 1933 to escape th......
 
Koloman Moser
 

Biography


Koloman Moser (1868 - 1918) - Croatia (Vienna)
Art Nouveau, Symbolism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Realism


Koloman Moser (German: [ˈkoːloman ˈmoːzɐ] 30 March 1868 – 18 October 1918) was an Austrian artist who exerted considerable influence on twentieth-century graphic art and one of the foremost artists of the Vienna Secession movement and a co-founder of Wiener Werkstätte. Moser designed a wide array of art works, including books and graphic works from......
 
Grant Wood
 

Biography


Grant Wood (1891 - 1942) - United States (Anamosa)
Regionalism, Post-Impressionism, Social Realism


Grant DeVolson Wood (February 13, 1891 – February 12, 1942) was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic, an iconic painting of the 20th century. Grant Wood was born in rural Iowa four miles (6 km) east of Anamosa in 1891 his mother moved the family to Cedar Rapids after his......
 
Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret
 

Biography


Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret (1852 - 1929) - France (Paris)
Realism, Realism


Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret (January 7, 1852 – July 3, 1929), was one of the leading French artists of the naturalist school. He was born in Paris, the son of a tailor, and was raised by his grandfather after his father emigrated to Brazil. Later he added his grandfather's name, Bouveret, to his own. He became one of the leading French arti......
 
Felix Vallotton
 

Biography


Felix Vallotton (1865 - 1925) - Switzerland (Lanne)
Cloisonnism, Symbolism, Post-Impressionism, Realism, Art Nouveau


Félix Edouard Vallotton (December 28, 1865 – December 29, 1925) was a Swiss/French painter and printmaker associated with Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut. He was born into a conservative middle-class family in Lausanne, and there he attended Collège Cantonal, graduating with a degree in classical studi......
 
Nikolaos Gyzis
 

Biography


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 192......
 
Henri Fantin Latour
 

Biography


Henri Fantin Latour (1836 - 1904) - France (Grenoble)
Realism, Realism


Henri Fantin-Latour (14 January 1836 – 25 August 1904) was a French painter and lithographer best known for his flower paintings and group portraits of Parisian artists and writers. He was born Ignace Henri Jean Théodore Fantin-Latour in Grenoble, Isère. As a youth, he received drawing lessons from his father, who was an artist. In 1850 he entered ......
 
Jose Clemente Orozco
 

Biography


Jose Clemente Orozco (1883 - 1949) - Mexico (Ciudad Guzmán)
Expressionism, Social Realism, Realism


José Clemente Orozco (November 23, 1883 – September 7, 1949) was a Mexican painter, who specialized in political murals that established the Mexican Mural Renaissance together with murals by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and others. Orozco was the most complex of the Mexican muralists, fond of the theme of human suffering, but less realisti......
 
George Wesley Bellows
 

Biography


George Wesley Bellows (1882 - 1925) - United States (Columbus)
Realism, Realism


George Wesley Bellows (August 12 or August 19, 1882 – January 8, 1925) was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the Columbus Museum of Art, "the most acclaimed American artist of his generation". George Wesley Bellows was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He was the only ......
 
Andrew Wyeth
 

Biography


Andrew Wyeth (1917 - 2009) - United States (Chadds Ford)
Realism, Realism


Andrew Newell Wyeth (/ˈwaɪ.ɛθ/ WY-eth July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century. In his art, Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, ......
 
Vasily Polenov
 

Biography


Vasily Polenov (1844 - 1927) - Russia (St. Petersburg)
Realism, Realism


Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov (Russian: Васи́лий Дми́триевич Поле́нов 1 June 1844 – 18 July 1927) was a Russian landscape painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement of realist artists. A native of St. Petersburg, Polenov studied under Pavel Chistyakov and at the Imperial Academy of Arts from 1863 to 1871. He was a classmate and close friend of......
 
Yves Klein
 

Biography


Yves Klein (1928 - 1962) - France (Nice)
New Realism, New Realism


Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃] 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art, and is seen as an......
 
Jean-François Raffaelli
 

Biography


Jean-François Raffaelli (1850 - 1924) - France (Paris)
Realism, Realism


Jean-François Raffaëlli (April 20, 1850 – February 11, 1924) was a French realist painter, sculptor, and printmaker who exhibited with the Impressionists. He was also active as an actor and writer. Born in Paris, he was of Tuscan descent through his paternal grandparents. He showed an interest in music and theatre before becoming a painter in 1870.......
 
Vasily Grigoryevich Perov
 

Biography


Vasily Grigoryevich Perov (1833 - 1882) - Russia (Tobolsk)
Realism, Realism


Vasily Grigorevich Perov (Russian: Васи́лий Григо́рьевич Перо́в, born Vasily Grigorevich Vasiliev (Васильев) 2 January 1834 (21 December 1833 Old Style) – 10 June (29 May Old Style) 1882) was a Russian painter and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki, a group of Russian realist painters. Vasily Perov was born on January 2, 1834 (21 December......
 
Frank Duveneck
 

Biography


Frank Duveneck (1848 - 1919) - United States (Covington)
Realism, Realism


Frank Duveneck (October 9, 1848 – January 3, 1919) was an American figure and portrait painter. Duveneck was born in Covington, Kentucky, the son of German immigrant Bernhard Decker. Decker died in a cholera epidemic when Frank was only a year old and his widow remarried Joseph Duveneck. By the age of fifteen Frank had begun the study of art under ......
 
Aleksandr Deyneka
 

Biography


Aleksandr Deyneka (1899 - 1969) - Russia (Kursk)
Socialist Realism, Realism, Constructivism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Expressionism


Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Deyneka (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Дейне́ка May 20, 1899 – June 12, 1969) was a Soviet Russian painter, graphic artist and sculptor, regarded as one of the most important Russian modernist figurative painters of the first half of the 20th century. His Collective Farmer on a Bicycle (1935) has been described as exem......
 
Konstantinos Volanakis
 

Biography


Konstantinos Volanakis (1837 - 1907) - Greece (Heraklion)
Impressionism, Realism


Konstantinos Volanakis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Βολανάκης 1837, Heraklion - 29 June 1907, Piraeus) was a Greek painter who became known as the "father of Greek seascape painting". His parents came from a small village near Rethymno. Later, they moved again for business reasons, and he completed his basic education on Syros in 1856. Afterward, urged on ......
 
Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky
 

Biography


Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (1839 - 1915) - Russia (Moscow)
Neo-Classicism, Realism, Romanticism


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 The Russian Bride's Attire (1889), showed an idealized view of Russian life of prior ......
 
Pyotr Konchalovsky
 

Biography


Pyotr Konchalovsky (1876 - 1956) - Russia (Kharkov)
Fauvism, Cubism, Socialist Realism, Realism, Post-Impressionism, Art Nouveau


Pyotr Konchalovsky (Petr Petrovich Konchalovsky, Russian: Пётр Петро́вич Кончало́вский 21 February 1876 – 2 February 1956) was a Russian painter, a member of the Jack of Diamonds group. Pyotr Konchalovsky was born in the village of Slavianka, Kharkov gubernia (currently Ukraine) on 21 February 1876. His father was an art publisher. In 1889, the Kon......
 
Jules Bastien Lepage
 

Biography


Jules Bastien Lepage (1848 - 1884) - France (Damvillers)
Realism, Realism


Jules Bastien-Lepage (1 November 1848 – 10 December 1884) was a French painter closely associated with the beginning of naturalism, an artistic style that emerged from the later phase of the Realist movement. Bastien-Lepage was born in the village of Damvillers, Meuse, and spent his childhood there. Bastien's father grew grapes in a vineyard to sup......
 
George Clausen
 

Biography


George Clausen (1852 - 1944) - United Kingdom (London)
Realism, Realism


Sir George Clausen RA (18 April 1852 – 22 November 1944), was an English artist working in oil and watercolour, etching, mezzotint, dry point and occasionally lithographs. He was knighted in 1927. George Clausen was born in London on 18 April 1852, the son of a decorative artist of Danish descent. From 1867 to 1873, he attended the design classes a......
 
Constant Troyon
 

Biography


Constant Troyon (1810 - 1865) - France (Sèvres)
Realism, Realism


Constant Troyon (August 28, 1810 – February 21, 1865) was a French painter of the Barbizon school. In the early part of his career he painted mostly landscapes. It was only comparatively late in life that Troyon found his métier as a painter of animals, and achieved international recognition. He was born in Sèvres, near Paris, where his father was ......
 
Nathan Altman
 

Biography


Nathan Altman (1889 - 1970) - Ukraine (Vinnytsia)
Cubism, Constructivism, Socialist Realism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Expressionism


Nathan Isaevich Altman (Russian: Натан Исаевич Альтман, transliterated: Natan Isayevich Altman December 22 [O.S. December 10] 1889 – December 12, 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. He was born in Vinnytsia, in the Podolia Governorate of the Russian Empire (present-day Ukra......
 
Franz Seraph Von Lenbach
 

Biography


Franz Seraph Von Lenbach (1836 - 1904) - Germany (Schrobrnhausen)
Realism, Realism


Franz Seraph Lenbach, after 1882, Ritter von Lenbach (13 December 1836, Schrobenhausen - 6 May 1904, Munich) was a German painter known primary for his portraits of prominent personalities from the nobility, the arts, and industry. Because of his standing in society, he was often referred to as the "Malerfürst" (Prince of Painters). His father was ......
 
Charles Amable Lenoir
 

Biography


Charles Amable Lenoir (1860 - 1926) - France (Châtelaillon-Plage)
Realism, Realism


Charles-Amable Lenoir (22 October 1860 – 1926) was a French painter. Like his mentor, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, he was an academic painter and painted realistic portraits as well as mythological and religious scenes. His artistic career was so prestigious that he won the Prix de Rome twice and was awarded the Légion d'honneur. Lenoir was born in ......
 
Martiros Saryan
 

Biography


Martiros Saryan (1880 - 1972) - Russia (Nakhichevan-On-Don)
Naive Art / Primitivism, Symbolism, Socialist Realism, Expressionism, Realism


Martiros Saryan (Armenian: Մարտիրոս Սարյան Russian: Мартиро́с Сарья́н 28 February [O.S. 16 February] 1880 – 5 May 1972) was an Armenian painter, the founder of a modern Armenian national school of painting. He was born into an Armenian family in Nakhichevan-on-Don (now part of Rostov-on-Don, Russia). In 1895, aged 15, he completed the Nakhichevan s......
 
Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar
 

Biography


Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar (1871 - 1960) - Hungary (Budapest)
Socialist Realism, Post-Impressionism, Pointillism, Realism, Neoplasticism, Art Nouveau


Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar (Russian: Игорь Эммануилович Грабарь, 25 March 1871 in Budapest – 16 May 1960 in Moscow) was a Russian post-impressionist painter, publisher, restorer and historian of art. Grabar, descendant of a wealthy Rusyn family, was trained as a painter by Ilya Repin in Saint Petersburg and by Anton Ažbe in Munich. He reached his pe......
 
Vasily Perov
 

Biography


Vasily Perov (1833 - 1882) - Russia (Tobolsk)
Realism, Realism


Vasily Grigorevich Perov (Russian: Васи́лий Григо́рьевич Перо́в, born Vasily Grigorevich Vasiliev (Васильев) 2 January 1834 (21 December 1833 Old Style) – 10 June (29 May Old Style) 1882) was a Russian painter and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki, a group of Russian realist painters. Vasily Perov was born on January 2, 1834 (21 December......
 
David Davidovich Burliuk
 

Biography


David Davidovich Burliuk (1882 - 1967) -
Post-Impressionism, Realism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Futurism, Cubo-Futurism, Fauvism, Surrealism, Abstract Art


David Davidovich Burliuk (Ukrainian and Russian: Дави́д Дави́дович Бурлю́к 21 July 1882 – 15 January 1967) was a Russian and Ukrainian Futurist, Neo-Primitivist, book illustrator, publicist, and author associated with Russian Futurism. Burliuk is often described as "the father of Russian Futurism." David Burliuk was born in 1882 in Semyrotivka near......
 
Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev
 

Biography


Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev (1850 - 1873) - Russia (Gatchina)
Realism, Realism


Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev (Russian: Фёдор Александрович Васильев, 1850 – 1873) was a Russian landscape painter who introduced the lyrical landscape style in Russian art. Fyodor Vasilyev was born in Gatchina to a low-level government official, Alexander Vasilyevich Vasilyev, and Olga Emelyanova Polyntseva on 22 February N.S. 1850. His parents ma......
 
Alexey Venetsianov
 

Biography


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. ......
 
Nikolai Ge
 

Biography


Nikolai Ge (1831 - 1894) - Russia (Voronezh)
Realism, Romanticism, Academicism, Expressionism


Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge (his French ancestors' last name was De Gay) (Russian: Николай Николаевич Ге 27 February [O.S. 15 February] 1831 – 13 June [O.S. 1 June] 1894) was а Russian realist painter and an early Russian symbolist famous for his works on historical and religious motifs. Nikolai Ge was born in Voronezh City, to a Russian noble family of......
 
Eric Fischl
 

Biography


Eric Fischl United States (New York City)
Neo Expressionism, Realism


Eric Fischl (born March 9, 1948) is an American painter, printmaker and draughtsman. His wife is painter April Gornik. Fischl was born in New York City and grew up on suburban Long Island his family moved to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1967.[citation needed] His art education began at Phoenix College, then a year at Arizona State University,[citation need......
 
Konstantin Yuon
 

Biography


Konstantin Yuon (1875 - 1958) - Russia (Moscow)
Art Nouveau, Socialist Realism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism


Konstantin Fyodorovich Yuon or Juon (Russian: Константи́н Фёдорович Юо́н October 24 [O.S. October 12] 1875 – April 11, 1958) was a noted Russian painter and theatre designer associated with the Mir Iskusstva. Later, he co-founded the Union of Russian Artists and the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia. Yuon was born in Moscow to the fami......
 
Léon Augustin L'hermitte
 

Biography


Léon Augustin L'hermitte (1844 - 1925) - France (Mont-Saint-Père)
Realism, Realism


Léon Augustin Lhermitte (31 July 1844, Mont-Saint-Père – 28 July 1925, Paris) was a French realist painter and etcher whose primary subject matter was rural scenes depicting peasants at work. He was a student of Lecoq de Boisbaudran, he gained recognition after his show in the Paris Salon in 1864. His many awards include the French Legion of Honour......
 
Jonathan Eastman Johnson
 

Biography


Jonathan Eastman Johnson (1824 - 1906) - United Kingdom (Lovell)
Realism, Realism


Jonathan Eastman Johnson (July 29, 1824 – April 5, 1906) was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance. He was best known for his genre paintings, paintings of scenes from everyday life, and his portraits both of everyday people and prominent Americans such as Abraha......
 
Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov
 

Biography


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......
 
Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky
 

Biography


Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky (1872 - 1943) - Ukraine (Crimean)
Realism, Symbolism, Academicism


Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky (Russian: Константин Фёдорович Богаевский, 24 January [O.S. 12 January] 1872 - 17 February 1943) was a Russian painter notable for his Symbolist landscapes. Konstantin Bogaevsky was born in the Eastern Crimean city of Feodosia to an old Italian-German family of the Genoese extraction on 24 January [O.S. 12 January] ......
 
Pavel Filonov
 

Biography


Pavel Filonov (1883 - 1941) - Russia (Moscow)
Naive Art / Primitivism, Art Nouveau, Realism
 
Frits Thaulow
 

Biography


Frits Thaulow (1847 - 1906) - Norway (Christiania)
Impressionism, Realism
 
Yiannis Moralis
 

Biography


Yiannis Moralis (1916 - 2009) - Greece (Arta)
Expressionism, Abstract Art, Realism, Cubism


Yiannis Moralis (Greek: Γιάννης Μόραλης also transliterated Yannis Moralis or Giannis Moralis 23 April 1916 – 20 December 2009) was an important Greek visual artist and part of the so-called "Generation of the '30s". Born in Arta, Greece, in 1916, Moralis moved to Athens with his parents in 1927. From the age of 15 he studied at the Athens School o......
 
Ioannis Altamouras
 

Biography


Ioannis Altamouras (1852 - 1878) - Italy (Florenceor Naples)
Realism, Realism


Ioannis Altamouras (Greek: Ιωάννης Αλταμούρας) (Florence or Naples, 1852 – Spetses, 1878) was an outstanding Greek painter of the 19th century famous for his paintings of seascapes. Altamouras father was the Italian painter Francesco Saverio Altamura and his mother was the aristocrat and first Greek female painter from Spetses Eleni Boukoura-Altamo......
 
Grigoriy Myasoyedov
 

Biography


Grigoriy Myasoyedov (1834 - 1911) - Russia (Pankovo)
Realism, Realism


Grigoriy Grigorievich Myasoyedov (Russian: Григорий Григорьевич Мясоедов 19 April 1834 in Pankovo, Oryol Oblast – 31 December 1911 in Poltava) was a Russian Realist painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement. His father was a member of the minor gentry, and was the author of a book titled The Statistical Economic Review of the Southern Part......
 
Georgios Jakobides
 

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Georgios Jakobides (1853 - 1932) - Turkey (Lesbos)
Realism, Realism


Georgios Jakobides (Γεώργιος Ιακωβίδης 11 January 1853 – 13 December 1932) was a painter and one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of the Munich School. He founded and was the first curator of the National Gallery of Greece in Athens. He was born in Chidira,Lesbos, Ottoman Empire. At the age of 13, he traveled to Smyrna to ......
 
Sergey Solomko
 

Biography


Sergey Solomko (1867 - 1928) - Russia (Saint Petersburg)
Art Nouveau, Realism


Sergey Sergeyevich Solomko (Russian: Сергей Сергеевич Соломко (22 August 1867, Saint Petersburg — 2 February 1928, Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois) was a Russian painter, watercolorist, illustrator and designer. He was the son of Colonel (later, Major-General) Sergey Solomko (1835-1897), who was employed in the service of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevi......
 
Everett Shinn
 

Biography


Everett Shinn (1876 - 1953) - United States (Woodstown)
Realism, Realism


Everett Shinn (November 6, 1876 – May 1, 1953) was an American realist painter and member of the Ashcan School. He also exhibited with the short-lived group known as "The Eight," who protested the restrictive exhibition policies of the powerful, conservative National Academy of Design. He is best known for his robust paintings of urban life in New ......
 
Jamie Wyeth
 

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Jamie Wyeth United States (Wilmington)
Realism, Realism


James Browning Wyeth (born July 6, 1946) is a contemporary American realist painter, son of Andrew Wyeth, and grandson of N.C. Wyeth. He was raised in Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania, and is artistic heir to the Brandywine School tradition - painters who worked in the rural Brandywine River area of Delaware and Pennsylvania, portraying its peopl......
 
Hugues Merle
 

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Hugues Merle (1822 - 1881) - France (Saint Martin)
Realism, Realism


Hugues Merle (1823–1881) was a French painter who mostly depicted sentimental or moral subjects. He has often been compared with William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Hugues Merle was born in 1823 in Saint Martin. He studied painting with Léon Cogniet. Merle started exhibiting at the Salon (Paris) in 1847. He received second class prizes in 1861 and 1863. In......
 
Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven
 

Biography


Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven (1798 - 1881) - Belgium (Warneton)
Realism, Realism


Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven (9 June 1798 – 19 January 1881), a Belgian painter, was born at Warneton in West Flanders. He was a painter, a sculptor, an etcher, an engraver, and a lithographer of animals, animated landscapes, and portraits. Eugène Verboeckhoven studied under his father, Barthélemy Verboeckhoven, a sculptor. In 1816 he worked under V......
 
Nikolaos Lytras
 

Biography


Nikolaos Lytras (1883 - 1927) - Greece (Athens)
Expressionism, Realism


Nikolaos Lytras (Greek: Νικόλαος Λύτρας Athens, 2 May 1883 - December 1927) was a Greek modernist painter who specialized in portraits, still-lifes and landscapes. He studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts from 1902 to 1906, where he was taught by his father, Nikiforos Lytras, and also by Georgios Jakobides. After that, he transferred t......
 
Gunnar Berndtson
 

Biography


Gunnar Berndtson (1854 - 1895) - Finland
Realism, Realism


Gunnar Fredrik Berndtson (24 October 1854, Helsinki – 9 April 1895, Helsinki) was a Swedish-Finnish painter who was noted for his attention to realistic detail. His father was Fredrik Berndtson, a well-known author, journalist and poet. He began his higher studies at the Polytechnic Institute (now the Helsinki University of Technology). Since 1869,......
 
Pavel Fedotov
 

Biography


Pavel Fedotov (1815 - 1852) -
Realism, Realism


Pavel Andreyevich Fedotov (Russian: Павел Андреевич Федотов 1815 – 1852) was an amateur Russian painter known as a Russian Hogarth. He was only 37 years old when he died in a mental clinic. Fedotov was an officer of the Imperial Guards of Saint Petersburg. Like many of his colleagues at the time, he was interested in arts. He played the flute and a......
 
Mikhail Lebedev
 

Biography


Mikhail Lebedev (1811 - 1837) - Estonia (Tartu)
Realism, Realism


Mikhail Ivanovich Lebedev (Russian: Михаил Иванович Лебедев) (4 November 1811 – 13 July 1837) was a Russian painter. Lebedev was born in Tartu into the family of an impoverished serf. In the 1820s, serfdom was abolished in his region and the young Lebedev got an opportunity to study at a nearby school. His artistic endeavours attracted the attentio......
 
Dimitris Mytaras
 

Biography


Dimitris Mytaras Greece (Chalkis)
Expressionism, Realism, Abstract Art, Surrealism


Dimitris Mytaras (Greek: Δημήτρης Μυταράς 18 June 1934 – 16 February 2017) was a Greek artist who is considered one of the important Greek painters of the 20th century. His work was mainly inspired by the human figure, and a combination of naturalism and expressionism. From the 1960s onward, Mytaras moved in the direction of naturalism, while from ......
 
Aristarkh Vasilevich Lentulov
 

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Cubo-Futurism, Cubism, Post-Impressionism, Realism


Aristarkh Vasilyevich Lentulov (Russian: Лентулов, Аристарх Васильевич) (January 16, 1882 - April 15, 1943) was a major Russian avant-garde artist of Cubist orientation who also worked on set designs for the theatre. Aristarkh Lentulov was born in the town of Nizhny Lomov in Penza Oblast, Russia into the family of a rural priest. He studied art in ......
 
Will Barnet
 

Biography


Will Barnet (1911 - 2012) - United States (Beverly)
Social Realism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Realism


Will Barnet (May 25, 1911 – November 13, 2012) was an American artist known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints depicting the human figure and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent dreamlike worlds. Born in 1911 in Beverly, Massachusetts, Barnet knew by the age of ten that he wanted to be an artist. As a ......
 
Vasili Ivanovich Surikov
 

Biography


Vasili Ivanovich Surikov (1848 - 1916) - Russia (Krasnoyarsk)
Realism, Symbolism
 
Victor Vasnetsov
 

Biography


Victor Vasnetsov (1848 - 1926) - Russia (Vyatka)
Realism, Art Nouveau, Romanticism
 
Aleksey Savrasov
 

Biography


Aleksey Savrasov (1830 - 1897) - Russia (Moscow)
Realism, Realism
 
Arkhip Ivanovich Kuinji
 

Biography


Arkhip Ivanovich Kuinji (1842 - 1910) - Russia (Mariupol)
Realism, Realism
 
Vasily Vasilevich Vereshchagin
 

Biography


Vasily Vasilevich Vereshchagin (1842 - 1904) - Russia (Cherepovets)
Realism, Realism
 
Frederick Walker
 

Biography


Frederick Walker (1840 - 1875) - United Kingdom (London)
Realism, Realism


Frederick Walker ARA RWS (London 26 May 1840 – 4 June 1875 St Fillans) was an English social realist painter and illustrator described by Sir John Everett Millais as "the greatest artist of the century". Walker was born at 90 Great Titchfield Street, Marylebone in London, the elder of twins and the 5th son of William Henry, Jeweller, and Ann (née P......
 
Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski)
 

Biography


Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski) (1908 - 2001) - France (Paris)
Expressionism, Symbolism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Surrealism, Fauvism, Realism


Balthasar Klossowski (or Klossowski) de Rola (February 29, 1908 in Paris - February 18, 2001 in Rossinière, Switzerland) , best known as Balthus, was an esteemed but controversial Polish-French modern artist. Throughout his career, Balthus rejected the usual conventions of the art world. He insisted that his paintings should be seen and not read ab......
 
Peder Mork Monsted
 

Biography


Peder Mork Monsted (1859 - 1941) - Denmark (Balle Mølle)
Realism, Realism
 
Neil Gavin Welliver
 

Biography


Neil Gavin Welliver (1929 - 2005) - United States (Millville)
Abstract Expressionism, Realism, Expressionism
 
Benjamin Shahn
 

Biography


Benjamin Shahn (1898 - 1969) - Lithuania (Kaunas)
Social Realism, Expressionism


Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content. Shahn was born in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, then occupied by the Russian Empire, to Jewish parents Joshua Hessel and Gi......
 
Stanhope Alexander Forbes
 

Biography


Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857 - 1947) - Ireland (Dublin)
Realism, Realism
 
Yiannis Tsaroychis
 

Biography


Yiannis Tsaroychis (1910 - 1989) - Greece (Peiraiá)
Expressionism, Realism
 
Konstantin Alexeyevich Vasilyev
 

Biography


Konstantin Alexeyevich Vasilyev (1942 - 1976) - Russia (Maykop)
Realism, Symbolism, Surrealism, Cubism
 
Ivan Vladimirov
 

Biography


Ivan Vladimirov (1869 - 1947) - Lithuania (Vilnius)
Realism, Socialist Realism
 
Jury Annenkov
 

Biography


Jury Annenkov (1889 - 1974) - Russia (Petropavlovsk)
Naive Art / Primitivism, Synthetic Cubism, Cubo-Futurism, Symbolism, Socialist Realism
 
Mykola Yaroshenko
 

Biography


Mykola Yaroshenko (1846 - 1898) - Ukraine (Poltava)
Realism, Realism
 
Vladimir Yegorovich Makovsky
 

Biography


Vladimir Yegorovich Makovsky (1846 - 1920) - Russia
Realism, Realism
 
Jean Georges Béraud
 

Biography


Jean Georges Béraud (1849 - 1936) - France
Realism, Realism
 
Emmanuel Zairis
 

Biography


Emmanuel Zairis (1878 - 1948) - Greece
Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Academicism, Social Realism
 
Correa Benito Rebolledo
 

Biography


Correa Benito Rebolledo (1880 - 1964) - Chile
Realism, Realism
 
Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov
 

Biography


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Realism, Symbolism, Art Nouveau
 
Klavdi Vasilievich Lebedev
 

Biography


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Realism, Realism
 
Vasily Vasilievich Vereschagin
 

Biography


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Realism, Realism
 
 
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