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Famous Painters and their Paintings

Famous Painters and their Paintings

yourclasses: We are providing an informative article on famous painters of the World and some of their famous paintings important for SSC CGL Prelims and other related exams.

  1. Leonardo Da Vinci (1452–1519)
  • Country: Italy
  • He was a renaissance painter, scientist, inventor, and more.
  • His Famous Paintings: Mona Lisa and Last Supper.
  1. Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890)
  • Country: Dutch post-impressionist painter.
  • His famous paintings include: Sunflowers, The Starry night, and Cafe Terrace at Night.
  1. Rembrandt (1606–1669)
  • Country: Dutch Master. One of the greatest painters, admired for his vivid realism.
  • Famous paintings include: The Jewish Bride and The Storm of the Sea of Galilee.
  1. Michelangelo (1475–1564)
  • Country: He was an Italian renaissance sculptor, painter and architect.
  • Famous paintings: Ceiling mural on the Sistine Chapel.
  1. Claude Monet (1840–1926)
  • Country: French impressionist painter.
  • Famous paintings: Waterlilies, Women in Garden, and Impression Sunrise.
  1. Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Country: Spanish, modern ‘cubist’ painter.
  • Famous works include: Guernica and Bird of Peace.
  1. Raphael (1483–1520)
  • Country: Italian painter. Raphael, da Vinci and Michelangelo make up the high Renaissance trinity.
  • Famous paintings include: Mond Crucifixion and The Wedding of the Virgin.
  1. August Renoir (1841–1919)
  • Country: French painter, one of the early pioneers of impressionism.
  • Also influenced by Italian renaissance.
  • Famous works include: Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette and On the Terrace.
  1. Jan Vermeer (1632–1675)
  • Country: Dutch painter who specialized in genre painting – vivid depictions of still life.
  • Famous paintings include: View of Delft, Girl With a Pearl Earring, and The Milkmaid.
  1. Paul Cezanne (1839–1906)
  • Country: French post-impressionist painter.
  • Famous paintings include: The Card Players and Still Life with a Curtain.
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