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Famous ArtistsNationalityBornDiedEras & MovementsFamous Works (and creation dates)
Gabriel Von MaxCzech / German18401915History paintingNotable art works by Max Von Gabriel:
  • The Anatomist (1869)
  • The Child Murderer (1877)
  • St. Elizabeth (1881)
  • Monkeys as Critics (1889)
  • Victory of Truth (1904)
Gauguin, PaulFrench18481903Late ImpressionismNotable art works by Paul Gauguin:
  • Rocks by the Sea (1886)
  • Breton Peasant Women (1886)
  • Landscape near Pont-Aven (1888)
  • Haymaking (1889)
  • Women in Tahiti (1891)
  • The Meal (1891)
  • The Market (1892)
  • Otahi (1893)
  • Contes Barbares (1902)
Gentileschi, ArtemisiaItalian15931563BaroqueNotable art works by Artemisia Gentileschi:
  • Judith Slaying Holofernes (1614-1620)
  • Susanna and the Elders (1610)
  • Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (1639)
  • Judith and her Maidservant (1613)
  • Esther and Ahasuerus (1630)
  • Madonna and Child (1613)
  • Danae (1612)
  • Self-Portrait as a Lute Player (1616-1618)
  • Allegory of Inclination (1615)
  • Jael and Sisera (1620)
Géricault, ThéodoreFrench17911824RomanticNotable art works by Théodore Géricault:
  • Hussar officer (1814)
  • The Raft of the Medusa (1819)
  • The Woman with Gambling Mania (1822)
Giotto di BondoneItalian12671337GothicNotable art works by Giotto di Bondone:
  • Stigmatization of St. Francis (1300)
  • Lamentation of Christ (1305)
  • Last Supper (1306)
Gogh, Vincent VanDutch18531890Late ImpressionismNotable art works by Vicent Van Gogh:
  • The Potato Eaters (1885)
  • Sunflowers (1888) one of Van Gogh’s most famous paintings
  • Night Café (1888)
  • The Postman (1889)
  • The Starry Night (1889) another of his most famous paintings
  • Self-portrait without beard (1889)
  • Dr. Gachet (1890)
Goya, Francisco deSpanish17461828Romance, RococoNotable art works by Francisco de Goya:
  • The Nude Maja (1800)
  • The Clothed Maja (1803)
  • The Execution of the Rebels (1814)
  • Girl with Parasol (1818)
  • Saturn Devouring His Son (1820-1823)
Grosz, GeorgeGerman / American18931959New ObjectivityNotable art works by George Grosz:
  • Metropolis (1917)
  • Beauty, Thee Will I Praise (1918)
  • Pillars of Society (1926)
Grünewald, MatthiasGerman14801528Gothic, RenaissanceNotable art works by Matthias Grünewald:
  • Heller Altar (1511)
  • Isenheim Altarpiece (1512-1515)
  • The St. Erasmus and Mauritius (1520-1524)
Hals, FransDutch15811640Baroque, prolific portrait painter, at least 222 portraitsNotable art works by Frans Hals:
  • The Banquet of the Officers (1616)
  • The Rommel Pot Player (1618-22)
  • The Bohemian Girl (1629)
  • Malle Balle (1633-35)
  • René Descartes (1649)
Haring, KeithAmerican19581990Pop Art, Graffiti artistNotable art works by Keith Haring:
  • Big Bad Wolf (1984)
  • Andy Mouse (1985)
  • Girl with Cigarette (1988)
Heckel, ErichGerman18831970Expressionism, Die Brücke memberNotable art works by Erich Heckel:
  • Red Houses (1908)
  • Man and Girl (1909)
  • The Sleeping Pechstein (1910)
  • Bathers in the Pond (1910)
  • Landscape near Dresden (1910)
  • Two Men at the Table (1912)
  • Madmen Eating (1914)
  • Two Women (1923)
  • Fall in Schleswig (1943)
Hepworth, Jocelyn BarbaraBritish / English19031975Modern Art, Modernism, Abstract Art / artist and sculptorNotable art works by Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth:
  • Single Form (1961) sculpture
  • Two Forms / Divided Circle (1969) sculpture
  • Curved Form / Bryher (1961) sculpture
  • Three Forms (1935) sculpture
  • Winged Figure (1963) sculpture
  • Figure for Landscape (1960) sculpture
  • Sphere with Inner Form (1963-1965) sculpture
  • Two Figures (1968) sculpture
  • Sea Form / Atlantic (1964) sculpture
  • Elegy III (1966) sculpture
  • Blue and green / arthroplasty (1947) painting
Hogarth, WilliamBritish16971764RococoNotable art works by William Hogarth:
  • The Orgy (1734)
  • The Strode Family (1738)
  • The Shrimp Girl (1745)
Hokusai, KatsushikaJapanese17601849Ukiyo -e (woodblock sections)Notable art works by Katsushika Hokusai:
  • 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road (series from 1802)
  • Tamagawa (1823-29)
  • 36 Views of Mount Fuji (1829-1833)
  • The Great Wave at Kanagawa (1830)
  • 100 Ghost Stories (series from 1830)
  • Oceans of Wisdom (1832-1834)
  • Lake Suwa (1833)
  • Passion (1835) a woodcut
Holbein the Younger, HansGerman14971543RenaissanceNotable art works by Hans Holbein the Younger:
  • Erasmus of Rotterdam (1523)
  • Lady with Squirrel and Star (1526-1528)
  • Thomas More (1527)
  • Portrait of the Holbein Family (1528)
  • The Merchant Gisze George (1532)
  • Henry VIII (1537)
Hopper, EdwardAmerican18821967Realism, SurrealismNotable art works by Edward Hopper:
  • Chop Suey (1929)
  • Early Sunday Morning (1930)
  • Hotel Room (1931)
  • Nighthawks (1941)
  • Second Story Sunlight (1960)
  • Woman in the Sun (1961)
Hundertwasser, FriedensreichAustrian19282000Abstract art, also architectNotable art works by Friedensreich Hundertwasser:
  • Many Transparent Heads (1949)
  • 666 Good Morning City (1969-1970)
  • The Doge (1982)
  • Living Beneath the Rain Tower (1994)
Immendorff, JörgGerman19452007ModernNotable art works by Jörg Immendorff:
  • Café Deutschland (1977-1983) a series of 16 pictures
  • Self-Portrait with Potatoes (1991)
  • Sons of the Sun (1997)
Jawlensky, Alexej vonGerman / Russian18651941ExpressionismNotable art works by Alexej von Jawlensky:
  • The White Feather (1909)
  • Portrait of the Dancer Alexander Sacharoff (1909)
Kahlo, FridaMexican19071954SurrealismNotable art works by Kahlo Frida:
  • Self-Portrait with Monkey (1938)
  • Suicide of Dorothy Hale (1939)
  • The Two Fridas (1939)
Kandinsky, WassilyGerman / Russian18661944Expressionism, Blauer Reiter memberNotable art works by Wassily Kandinsky:
  • Riding Couple (1906-1907)
  • Murnau with Church I (1910)
  • Improvisations 9 (1910)
  • Composition VII (1913) one of Kandinsky’s most famous paintings
  • Several Circles (1926)
  • Accent on Rose (1926)
Kelly, EllsworthAmerican1923Hard edge painting, graphic designNotable art works by Kelly Ellsworth:
  • Apples (1949)
  • Colors for a Large Wall (1951)
  • Line Form Color (series 1951)
  • Sculpture for a Large Wall (1957)
  • Running White (1959)
  • Brooklyn Bridge VII (1962)
  • Suite of Twenty-Seven Colors (1964-65)
Kirchner, Ernst LudwigGerman18801938Expressionism, Die Brücke memberNotable art works by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner:
  • The Red Tower in Halle (1911)
  • Circus Rider (1912)
  • Vaudeville (1912/1913)
  • Five Women on the Street (1913)
  • Street Scene in Berlin (1913)
  • Two Brothers M. (1921)
Klee, Paul German18791940Expressionism, Abstract art, Surrealism, Modern art. Bauhaus and Blauer Reiter memberNotable art works by Paul Klee:
  • Red and White Domes (1914)
  • Tree Landscape (1920)
  • Red Balloon (1922)
  • The Goldfish (1926)
  • The Grey and the Coast (1938)
  • Forest Witch (1938)
  • Death and Fire (1940)
Klein, YvesFrench19281962Abstract ArtNotable art works by Yves Klein:
  • IKB 79 (1959)
  • Blue Sponge Relief (1960)
  • Monochrome Blue (1961)
Klimt, GustavAustrian18621918Art NouveauNotable art works by Gustav Klimmt:
  • Birch Forest I (1902)
  • Hope (1903)
  • The Three Ages of Woman (1905)
  • Hope II (1907)
  • The Kiss (1908)
  • Salome (1909)
  • Park (1910)
  • Apple Tree (1912)
  • Avenue in Schloss Kammer Park (1912)
  • Italian Garden Landscape (1913)
  • Johanna Staude (1918)
Krassner, Lenore “Lee”American (USA)19081994Abstract Expressionism, Modern ArtNotable art works by Lenore “Lee” Krassner:
  • Seated Nude (1940)
  • Rising Green (1972)
  • Night Creatures (1965)
  • Summer Play (1962)
  • The Sun Woman II (1958)
  • Shellflower (1947)
  • Number 3 (1951) untitled
  • Hieroglyphs No. 12 (1969)
  • Cool White (1959)
  • Gaea (1966)
Le Brun, Élisabeth Louise VigéeFrench17551842Rococo, Neoclassicism, RenaissanceNotable art works by Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, aka Madame Lebrun:
  • Portrait of Marie Antoinette (1783)
  • Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, queen of France, and her children (1787)
  • Self-portrait in a Straw Hat (1782)
  • Madame Grand (1783)
  • Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France (1755-1793) (1783)
  • Self-portrait with Her Daughter, Julie (1786)
  • Hyacinthe-Gabrielle Roland (1791)
  • Portrait of Madame du Barry (1781)
  • Portrait of Anna Pitt as Hebe (1792)
  • Madame d’Aguesseau de Fresnes (1789)
  • The Duchess de Polignac (1783)
Lichtenstein, RoyAmerican19231997Pop ArtNotable art works by Roy Lichtenstein:
  • Girl with a Ball (1961)
  • Whaaam! (1963) one of Roy Lichtenstein’s most famous paintings
  • Hopeless (1963)
  • Anxious Girl (1964)
Liebermann, MaxGerman18471935Realism, ImpressionismNotable art works by Max Libermann:
  • Plucking Geese (1872)
  • Potato Crop (1875)
  • Cobbler’s Workshop (1881)
  • Munich Beer Garden (1884)
  • The Net-Menders (1889)
  • Bathing Boys (1889)
  • Parrot Avenue (1902)
  • A Garden Restaurant on the River Havel (1916)
  • The Artist’s Garden in Wannsee (1918)
Macke, AugustGerman18871914Expressionism, Blauer Reiter memberNotable art works by Auguste Macke:
  • Indians (1911)
  • Zoological Garden I (1912)
  • Promenade (1913)
  • Bathers (1913)
  • Lady in a Green Jacket (1913)
  • Red House in the Park (1914)
  • Girls under Trees (1914)
  • Farewell (1914)
Magritte, RenéFrench18981967SurrealismNotable art works by René Magritte:
  • The Threatened Murderer (1926)
  • The Empty Mask (1928)
  • The Treachery of Images (1929) one of Magritte’s most famous paintings
  • The Nature of Man (1933)
  • The Harvest (1943)
  • Haunted Castle (1950)
  • Golconda (1953)
Manet, ÉdouardFrench18321883ImpressionismNotable art works by Édouard Manet:
  • The Absinthe Drinker (1859)
  • Breakfast on the Grass (1863)
  • Olympia (1863)
  • The Balcony (1868)
  • Breakfast in the Studio (1868)
  • The Railway (1873)
  • Peony Bouquet (1881)
  • Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882)
Münter, GabrieleGerman18771962Expressionism, Blauer Reiter memberNotable art works by Gabriele Münter:
  • Jawlensky and Werefkin (1909)
  • The Russian House (1931)
Matisse, HenriFrench18691954Impressionism, FauvismNotable art works by Henri Matisse:
  • Woman With Hat (1905)
  • The Joy of Life (1905)
  • The Dance (1909) one of his most famous paintings
  • Self-portrait (1918)
  • Tea Time (1919)
  • Large reclining nude (1935)
  • Still life with Pomegranates (1947)
  • Blue Nude (1952)
  • Acanthes (1953) a papercut
MichelangeloItalian14751564RenaissanceNotable art works by Michelangelo:
  • Pietà (1499) a marble sculpture
  • David (1501-1504), a marble sculpture
  • The Creation of Adam (1508-1512) ceiling fresco in the Sistine Chapel
  • The Last Judgement (1538-1541) ceiling fresco in the Sistine Chapel
Millet, Jean-FrançoisFrench18141875Realism, Barbizon school memberNotable art works by Jean-François Millet:
  • The Gleaners (1857)
  • Angelus (1857-1859)
  • Spring (1868-1873)
Miró, JoanFrench18931983Cubism, SurrealismNotable art works by Joan Miró:
  • The Farm (1921-1922)
  • Carnival of Harlequins (1925)
  • L’Addition (1925)
  • Swallow / Love (1934)
  • Woman and Bird in the Moonlight (1949)
Mitchell, Joan
American (USA)19251992Abstract expressionism, Modern artNotable art works by Joan Mitchell:
  • City Landscape (1955)
  • Salut Tom (1979)
  • George Went Swimming at Barnes Hole, but It Got Too Cold (1957)
  • Tilleul (1978)
  • Edrita Fried (1981)
  • My Landscape II (1967)
  • Heel, Sit, Stay (1977)
  • Sunflower III (1969)
  • Girolata (1964)
  • Blue Territory (1972)
Modigliani, AmedeoItalian18841920CubismNotable art works by Amedeo Modigliani:
  • The Jewess (1908)
  • The Cellist (1909)
  • Female Nude (1917)
  • Reclining Nude on White Pillow (1917)
  • Chaim Soutine (1917)
  • Portrait of Jeanne Hebuterne (1919)
  • Portrait of Lunia Czechowska (1919)
Mondrian, PietDutch18721944Abstract artNotable art works by Piet Mondrian:
  • Composition in Red, Blue, Black, Yellow and Gray (1921)
  • Tableau No. IV (1924)
  • Composition I (1925)
  • Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-1943)
Monet, ClaudeFrench18401926ImpressionismNotable art works by Claude Monet:
  • Luncheon on the Grass (1865/1866)
  • Beach at Trouville (1870)
  • Windmills near Zaandam (1871)
  • Impressions: Sunrise (1872) one of Monet’s most famous paintings
  • Park Monceau (1876)
  • Gare Saint Lazare (1877)
  • Bouquet of Sunflowers (1880)
  • Woman with a Parasol (1886)
  • Rouen Cathedral (1892-94)
  • Lily Pond (1899)
  • Houses of Parliament (1902)
  • Yellow Irises with Pink Cloud (1914-17)
  • Weeping Willow (1918 /19)
Morisot, BertheFrench18411895Impressionism, Modern art, Realism. Member of The ImpressionistsNotable art works by Berthe Morisot
  • The Cradle (1872)
  • Woman at Her Toilette (1880)
  • The Harbor at Lorient (869)
  • Eugène Manet on the Isle of Wight (1875)
  • The Mother and Sister of the Artist (1870)
  • The Artist’s Sister at a Window (1869)
  • Julie Daydreaming (1894)
  • Hanging the Laundry out to Dry (1875)
  • The Garden at Bougival (1884)
  • Girl in a Boat with Geese (1889)
Mueller, OttoGerman18741930Expressionism, Die Brücke memberNotable art works by Otto Mueller:
  • Lovers (1919)
  • Two Bathing Girls (1921)
  • Two girls in the Reeds (1926)
Munch, EdvardNorwegian18631944ExpressionismNotable art works by Edvard Munch:
  • The Death Chamber (1896)
  • The Scream (1892-1895) one of Munch’s most famous paintings
  • Starry Night (1893)
  • Vampire II (1895/1902)
  • Frieze of Life (1902)

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