Artists timeline

A visual display of the lives of artists with more than one painting on this site.

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Cimabue

Cimabue

ca. 1240 - 1302

Painter from Florence, also known as Bencivieni di Pepo or... biography

3 works of art on this site

Duccio

Duccio di Buoninsegna

ca. 1255 - 1319

Italian painter. Duccio was born in Siena, where he lives... biography

21 works of art on this site

Giotto

Giotto

portrait

ca. 1267 - 1337

The Italian painter Giotto di Bondone was born in Vespignano... biography

13 works of art on this site

Lorenzetti

Pietro Lorenzetti

ca. 1280 - 1348

2 works of art on this site

Martini

Simone Martini

ca. 1284 - 1344

Painter from Siena, major representative of the Gothic school. He... biography

2 works of art on this site

Master Bertram

Bertram of Minden

ca. 1340 - 1414/15

Bertram of Minden, also known as Master Bertram, or in... biography

8 works of art on this site

Van Limburg brothers

Van Limburg brothers

1375 - 1416

(Pol: approx 1375 - 1416, Herman: approx 1380 - approx... biography

6 works of art on this site

Campin

Robert Campin

ca. 1380 - 1444

Painter in the Southern Netherlands (Hainaut), one of the first... biography

5 works of art on this site

Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico

1387 - 1455

Italian painter born Guido di Pietro, around 1387. In 1407... biography

10 works of art on this site

Van Eyck

Jan van Eyck

portrait

1390 - 1441

Flemish painter, often lauded as the founding father of Dutch... biography

13 works of art on this site

Van der Weyden

Rogier van der Weyden

portrait

1399/1400 - 1464

South-Netherlandish painter, chronologically halfway up the list of mediaeval West-European... biography

23 works of art on this site

Master of the Munich Golden Legend

Master of the Munich Golden Legend

ca. 1400 - 1460

Medieval illuminator, active in France probably between c. 1420 and... biography

2 works of art on this site

Masaccio

Masaccio

portrait

1401 - 1428

Real name: Tommaso di ser Giovanni di Simone Guidi Cassai.... biography

6 works of art on this site

Fouquet

Jean Fouquet

portrait

ca. 1420 - 1477/81

French painter, born in Tours. Not much is known of... biography

5 works of art on this site

Bellini

Giovanni Bellini

portrait

ca. 1430 - 1516

Venetian painter, son of Jacopo Bellini (approx 1400–1471) brother of... biography

5 works of art on this site

Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna

1431 - 1506

Italian painter and engraver, born in the vicinity of Padua.... biography

11 works of art on this site

Memling

Hans Memling

ca. 1433 - 1494

German-Flemish artist, born in Seligenstadt (Hessen), died in Bruges. He... biography

10 works of art on this site

Verrocchio

Andrea del Verrocchio

1435 - 1488

Florentine sculptor and painter, born as Andrea di Cione. Little... biography

2 works of art on this site

Rosselli

Cosimo Rosselli

portrait

1439 - 1507

Florentine renaissance painter. From 1459 on he worked for himself.... biography

5 works of art on this site

Baegert

Derick Baegert

portrait

ca. 1440 - 1515

Derick (or: Derik) Baegert. German (Lower Rhenish) mediaeval painter from... biography

4 works of art on this site

Van der Goes

Hugo van der Goes

ca. 1440 - 1482

Flemish artist, one of the greatest of the second half... biography

5 works of art on this site

Botticelli

Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi)

portrait

ca. 1445 - 1510

Sandro Botticelli was born Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi in Florence... biography

10 works of art on this site

Schongauer

Martin Schongauer

portrait

ca. 1447 - 1491

German painter and printmaker, born in the city of Colmar... biography

5 works of art on this site

Ghirlandaio

Domenico Ghirlandaio

1449 - 1494

13 works of art on this site

Bosch

Jheronimus Bosch

portrait

ca. 1450 - 1516

Jherominus Bosch, a.k.a. Hieronymus Bosch, Jeroen Bosch or Jerome Bosch.... biography

17 works of art on this site

Perugino

Pietro Perugino

1450 - 1523

3 works of art on this site

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

portrait

1452 - 1519

Florentine artist, scientist, inventor, architect, astronomer and poet, with an... biography

9 works of art on this site

Lippi

Filippino Lippi

portrait

ca. 1457 - 1504

Florentine Renaissance painter, son of the painter fra (sic!) Filippo... biography

2 works of art on this site

Geertgen

Geertgen tot Sint Jans

portrait

ca. 1460/65 - ca. 1488/93

Dutch artist, perhaps the most important early Netherlandish painter. Little... biography

10 works of art on this site

Juan de Flandes

Juan de Flandes

ca. 1465 - 1519

(Jan van Vlaanderen, Juan Flamenco). Originally from the Low Lands,... biography

2 works of art on this site

Van Oostsanen

Jacob van Oostsanen

portrait

1470 - 1533

Painter and woodcutter from the Northern Netherlands. Jacob Cornelisz. van... biography

4 works of art on this site

Dürer

Albrecht Dürer

portrait

1471 - 1528

German engraver and painter whose fame and influence reach far... biography

21 works of art on this site

Cranach

Lucas Cranach the Elder

portrait

1472 - 1553

German painter and printmaker, one of the major representatives of... biography

14 works of art on this site

Fra Bartolommeo

Fra Bartolommeo

1472 - 1517

2 works of art on this site

Michelangelo

Michelangelo Buonarroti

portrait

1475 - 1564

Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet. Generally considered one... biography

33 works of art on this site

Giorgione

Giorgione

portrait

1477 - 1510

Italian painter, one of the main artists of the Venetian... biography

4 works of art on this site

Grünewald

Matthias Grünewald

portrait

ca. 1480 - 1528

German painter, real name: Mathis Gothard, born in Würzburg, accidentally... biography

6 works of art on this site

Raphael

Raphael

portrait

1483 - 1520

Born Raffaello di Giovanni Santi, a.k.a. Raffaello Sanzio. Italian painter,... biography

23 works of art on this site

Titian

Titian

portrait

1487/90 - 1576

Real name: Tiziano Vecellio. Venetian painter, draughtsman and designer of... biography

20 works of art on this site

Lucas van Leyden

Lucas van Leyden

portrait

1494 - 1533

Netherlandish engraver and painter, born and died in Leiden. Lucas... biography

18 works of art on this site

Van Scorel

Jan van Scorel

portrait

1495 - 1562

Dutch painter who introduced the Italian Renaissance in the Netherlands.... biography

4 works of art on this site

Holbein

Hans Holbein the Younger

portrait

1497/8 - 1543

All-round German Renaissance artist. Painter, draughtsman and book illustrator. Designer... biography

9 works of art on this site

Coxcie

Michiel Coxcie

1499 - 1592

Painter and engraver from the Southern Netherlands. His name is... biography

4 works of art on this site

Vermeyen

Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen

portrait

1500 - 1559

Painter from the northern Netherlands. Vermeyen was born around 1500... biography

2 works of art on this site

Aertsen

Pieter Aertsen

1507/08 - 1575

Dutch painter. Lived and died in Amsterdam. Worked in Antwerp... biography

10 works of art on this site

Il Tintoretto

Il Tintoretto

portrait

1518 - 1594

Real name: Jacopo Robusti – Il Tintoretti means 'the little... biography

9 works of art on this site

Bruegel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

portrait

ca. 1520 - 1569

South-Netherlandish painter and father of Jan Bruegel. His contemporaries dub... biography

16 works of art on this site

De Juanes

Juan de Juanes

1523 - 1579

7 works of art on this site

Veronese

Paolo Veronese

portrait

1528 - 1588

Italian painter, one of the masters of the late Renaissance. Paolo... biography

7 works of art on this site

Van Valkenborch

Lucas van Valckenborch

portrait

1535 - 1597

Painter from the Southern Netherlands. His exact date and place... biography

3 works of art on this site

El Greco

El Greco

portrait

1541 - 1614

Domenikos Theotokopoulos, Spanish painter of Greek descent, born in Crete.... biography

11 works of art on this site

Bloemaert

Abraham Bloemaert

portrait

1566 - 1651

Netherlandish painter, draughtsman and printmaker, born in Gorinchem. At the... biography

8 works of art on this site

Brueghel

Jan Brueghel the Elder

portrait

1568 - 1625

South-Netherlandish painter, son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed Fluwelen... biography

4 works of art on this site

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

portrait

1573 - 1610

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian painter with great influence both... biography

36 works of art on this site

Borgianni

Orazio Borgianni

portrait

ca. 1575 - 1616

Italian painter and etcher, born in Rome. He received his... biography

3 works of art on this site

Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens

portrait

1577 - 1640

A.k.a. Pieter Pauwel Rubens, South Netherlandish painter and draughtsman, famous... biography

37 works of art on this site

Hals

Frans Hals

portrait

1582 - 1666

Netherlandish painter. Frans Hals was born in 1582 or 1583... biography

3 works of art on this site

Lastman

Pieter Lastman

ca. 1583 - 1633

Full name: Pieter Pieterszoon Lastman. North-Netherlandish painter, born and died... biography

10 works of art on this site

Van Honthorst

Gerard (Gerrit) van Honthorst

portrait

1590 - 1656

Netherlandish painter, born in Utrecht. He studied with his father... biography

5 works of art on this site

Il Guercino

Il Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)

portrait

1591 - 1666

Italian Baroque painter. He was born in Cento, between Bologna... biography

8 works of art on this site

Seghers

Gerard Seghers

portrait

1591 - 1651

Flemish painter, was born and died in Antwerp. He was... biography

3 works of art on this site

La Tour

Georges de La Tour

1593 - 1652

3 works of art on this site

Poussin

Nicolas Poussin

portrait

1593/94 - 1665

French painter, mostly worked in Rome, major representative of classicism.... biography

12 works of art on this site

Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi

portrait

1593 - 1656

Italian painter. Artemisia Gentileschi was born in Rome in 1593.... biography

11 works of art on this site

De Bray

Salomon de Bray

portrait

1597 - 1664

Dutch painter and architect. De Bray was born in Amsterdam... biography

3 works of art on this site

Breenbergh

Bartholomeus Breenbergh

portrait

1598 - 1657

Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher, best-known for his landscapes. Breenbergh was... biography

6 works of art on this site

Velázquez

Diego Rodríguez da Silva y Velázquez

portrait

1599 - 1660

Spanish painter, born in Seville. He was a member of... biography

8 works of art on this site

Van Dyck

Anthony Van Dyck

portrait

1599 - 1641

Southern-Netherlandish painter, a major Baroque artist. Van Dyck was the... biography

6 works of art on this site

De Grebber

Pieter de Grebber

ca. 1600 - 1653

3 works of art on this site

Rembrandt

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

portrait

1606 - 1669

North-Netherlandish painter, draftsman and etcher. Most sources claim he was... biography

108 works of art on this site

Lievens

Jan Lievens

portrait

1607 - 1674

North-Netherlandish painter and etcher. Lievens is a pupil of Pieter... biography

7 works of art on this site

De Poorter

Willem de Poorter

1608 - 1649

2 works of art on this site

Cuyp

Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp

1612 - 1652

North-Netherlandish painter from Dordrecht. Paints mostly landscapes, genre paintings (tableaus... biography

2 works of art on this site

Flinck

Govert Flinck

portrait

1615 - 1660

North-Netherlandish painter, born in Kleve. He was a student of... biography

5 works of art on this site

Le Sueur

Eustache Le Sueur

1616 - 1655

French painter. Significantly influenced by Poussin, Raphael and Vouet. Known... biography

2 works of art on this site

Bol

Ferdinand Bol

portrait

1616 - 1680

North-Netherlandish painter and pupil of Rembrandt's around 1635. Stylewise Bol... biography

14 works of art on this site

Steen

Jan Havicksz. Steen

portrait

ca. 1626 - 1679

Painter from the Northern Netherlands. Steen was born in Leiden,... biography

7 works of art on this site

De Bray

Jan de Bray

portrait

1627 - 1697

Painter and draughtsman from the northern Netherlands. He was born... biography

2 works of art on this site

Backhuysen

Ludolf Backhuysen

portrait

1630 - 1708

Dutch painter and calligrapher, born in Emden (Germany). He... biography

2 works of art on this site

Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer

portrait

1632 - 1675

Also known as Johannes Vermeer from Delft, this North-Netherlandish painter... biography

2 works of art on this site

De Gelder

Arent de Gelder

portrait

1645 - 1727

(also: Aert de Gelder) Dutch painter. Spends most of his... biography

21 works of art on this site

Bellucci

Antonio Bellucci

portrait

1654 - 1726

Italian painter, born and buried in Pieve di Soligo. He... biography

3 works of art on this site

Ricci

Sebastiano Ricci

1659 - 1734

2 works of art on this site

De Wit

Jacob de Wit

1695 - 1754

Netherlandish painter, born in Amsterdam. At 13 he left for... biography

4 works of art on this site

Tiepolo

Giovan Battista Tiepolo

1696 - 1770

Giambattista Tiepolo. Italian painter, born in Venice in 1696. Dies... biography

13 works of art on this site

Goya

Francisco Goya

portrait

1746 - 1828

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was a Spanish painter... biography

4 works of art on this site

Blake

William Blake

portrait

1757 - 1827

English writer, poet, painter and printmaker. William Blake was born... biography

24 works of art on this site

Turner

J. M. W. Turner

1775 - 1851

5 works of art on this site

Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix

portrait

1798 - 1863

French painter and draftsman. His father was a minister of... biography

6 works of art on this site

Ivanov

Alexander Ivanov

1806 - 1858

4 works of art on this site

Doré

Gustave Doré

portrait

1832 - 1883

French illustrator and etcher, born in Strasbourg, dies in Paris.... biography

17 works of art on this site

Tissot

James Tissot

portrait

1836 - 1902

French painter and graphic artist, born in Nantes as Joseph-Jacques... biography

21 works of art on this site

Repin

Ilya Repin

portrait

1844 - 1930

(Full name: Ilya Yefimovich Repin) Russian painter. Born in the... biography

2 works of art on this site

Von Uhde

Fritz von Uhde

portrait

1848 - 1911

German painter and army officer. Von Uhde was born in... biography

2 works of art on this site

Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

1848 - 1903

3 works of art on this site

Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

1853 - 1890

3 works of art on this site

Klimt

Gustav Klimt

1862 - 1918

2 works of art on this site

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