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

6 works of art on this site

Duccio

Duccio di Buoninsegna

ca. 1255 - 1319

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

24 works of art on this site

Giotto

Giotto

portrait

ca. 1267 - 1337

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

14 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

3 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

7 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

Donatello

Donatello

1386 - 1466

2 works of art on this site

Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico

1387 - 1455

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

9 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

24 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

3 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

6 works of art on this site

Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna

1431 - 1506

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

13 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

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

Signorelli

Luca Signorelli

ca. 1450 - 1523

2 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

Master of the Gathering of the Manna

Master of the Gathering of the Manna

act. 1460-1470

2 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

34 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

23 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

5 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

11 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 Tintoretto means 'the little... biography

12 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

17 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

12 works of art on this site

Geldorp

Gortzius Geldorp

1553 - ca. 1616

4 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

3 works of art on this site

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

portrait

1573 - 1610

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

37 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

39 works of art on this site

Strozzi

Bernardo Strozzi

1581 - 1644

3 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

11 works of art on this site

Van Honthorst

Gerard van Honthorst

portrait

1590 - 1656

Gerard (or Gerrit) van Honthorst was a Netherlandish painter, born... biography

5 works of art on this site

Il Guercino

Il Guercino

portrait

1591 - 1666

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

10 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

De Ribera

Jusepe de Ribera

1591 - 1652

2 works of art on this site

La Tour

Georges de La Tour

1593 - 1652

4 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

7 works of art on this site

Serodine

Giovanni Serodine

ca. 1600 - 1631

2 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

118 works of art on this site

Lievens

Jan Lievens

portrait

1607 - 1674

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

6 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

6 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

16 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

10 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

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

portrait

1696 - 1770

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

14 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

20 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

Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler

1853 - 1918

2 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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