Some of the most famous Spanish painters are Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Diego Velazquez and Francisco de Goya. Other famous Spanish painters include Joan Miro, Francisco de Zurbaran and Joaquin Sorolla.Know More
Picasso was arguably the most influential painter of the 20th century. He is credited as one of the inventors of many famous artistic styles, such as cubism and collage. His most famous painting was "Guernica," which illustrates the bombing of Guernica by Germany during the Spanish Civil War.
Dali was a surrealist painter who captured his imaginative sense in his renowned painting, "The Persistence of Memory," which depicts melting clocks, giving time a free-flowing image.Learn more about Painting
Famous watercolor painters include the French-American naturalist John James Audubon, the English poet William Blake, the ancient Chinese scholar Xie He, as well as artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh, who are well known in the art world for other styles of painting.Full Answer >
Famous Mexican painters include Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Like Kahlo and Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros was known for his political activity as well as his art. His style was progressive and bold and among his contributions was the introduction of new mural painting techniques.Full Answer >
Two famous painters from Quebec are Paul-?mile Borduas (1905-1960), the prominent leader of a group of surrealist painters called the Automatists, and Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), one of Borduas? students who achieved international success. Other famous Qu?b?cois painters include Betty Goodwin, Marcel Barbeau, Alfred Pellan, Fran?oise Sullivan and Arthur Villenueve.Full Answer >
Famous Dutch painters include Frans Hals, Vincent van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer, Cornelis Troost and Rembrandt van Rijn. Other artists include Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Dirck Hals and Jacob van Loo. The 17th century represented the Golden Age of Dutch painting, and genres like portraits, landscapes, religious and historical subjects and everyday scenes were common.Full Answer >