The 10 Most Famous Painters of All Time

A painter is someone who creates 2-dimensional artwork in the form of paintings. Not only in Indonesia, but in this world there are so many names of famous painters. Their works are capable of inspiring many people and bringing deep admiration. The following article will discuss who the painters whose names are so well known in the world to date. Here comes the list of 10 most famous painters of all time.

10. Titian
Titian painter is one of the most famous painters of all time whose paintings are able to enact the admiration of many people. Titian used to paint something of a worldly, sexual and mythological nature. Each painting seemed to give a message of joy in an erotic painting.

One of his most famous art works is called Venus of Urbino. Venus of Urbino is a painting depicting the goddess Venus. In this painting, Titian describes a woman who is not wearing clothes that are lying down in a chair.



9. Paul Cezanne
“Cezanne is the father of us all,” such words are given to reward artwork that has resulted from Paul Cezanne’s brush strokes. When Cezanne became known as an impressionist painter, Cezanne left the group of painters and began to develop her own painting style.

The painting style introduced by Cezanne is really a new and unusual painting style. This is what opened the door to the flow of Cubism painting in the 20th century. Throughout his career as a famous painter, the most memorable work is Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from Bellevue.



8. Michelangelo
Michelangelo is known by the world as a sculptor, painter, and also a famous architect. Michelangelo’s name is often compared to the names of several famous painters such as Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci and Massacio. Although included as one of the world’s most famous painters, Michelangelo more call himself as a sculptor.

The greatest work of Michelangelo is an illustrated biblical story found on the Sistine Chapel ceiling in the Vatican. His work is based on one of the chapters in Genesis. Where the book of Genesis is a book that tells how the world and first humans were originally created.


7. Rembrandt

A famous Dutch artist who lived in the era of 1606 up to 1669. Art results that he created is the result of a perfect mix of light and shadow. The result seemed to illustrate the light and dark side of his life journey as a painter.

In making works of art, Rembrandt can be spelled out a little affected by the painting style of Titian. a warm blend of color, thickness of paintings, and brush strokes that dare to be Rembrandt’s style in creating paintings. There are two famous Rembrandt paintings namely The Jewish Bride and The Storm of The Sea of ​​Galilee.


6. Raphael
Together with Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo, the three of them became the most famous painters from Italy. Raphael was also the first to respond to the famous Leonardo Da Vinci Monalisa paintings. From the Monalisa painting, Raphael then made a painting similar to the Monalisa which is named with Portrait of Maddalena Doni.

The work of Raphael is much liked by people. Some of his famous works include Mond Crucifixion, Portrait of Maddalena Doni, and Wedding of The Virgin. It is believed that some of the achievements achieved by Raphael exceeded that of Leonardo.



5. Giotto Di Bondone

Many consider that Di Bondone was the first painter, as Adam became the first man created by God in Catholicism. This is revealed because Giotto continues the flow of paint called Byzantine and also some other famous paint flow is very old.

Giotto di Bondone is an Italian painter who is also known as an architect from 1267 to 1337. There are two of his most famous works in the world namely Scrovegni Chapel Frescoes and also Campanile.





4. Vincent van Gogh
The year 1853-1890 was the year in which the famous Dutch painter lived, Vincent Van Gogh. There is no one in the world who does not know his name. In the art world Van Gogh is known as a famous painter wing impressionist. His artwork is known as one of the inspirations of painters in the 20th century.

As an impressionistist painter, there are three well-known works of Van Gogh art in the world. The three paintings are Sunflowers, The Starry Night, and Cafe Terrace at Night.



3. Masaccio

Tommaso Masaccio, that’s the full name of this famous Italian painter. His name may not be as well known as other painters like Leonardo Da vinci, Raphael or Michelangelo. Masaccio is one of the painters who uses the laws of scientific perspective in every work of art he makes.

Masaccio died at a very young age of 26 when he was working on the Brancacci Chapel Frescoes of The Life of St. Peter. But even though Masaccio died at a young age, there are 3 famous paintings in the world namely brancacci Chapel, Pisa Altarpiece, and Holy Trinity.



2. Leonardo Da Vinci

Surely you know Monalisa painting is not it? Monalisa painting was made by a famous Italian painter named Leonardo Da Vinci. Not only known as a painter, Da Vinci is also a sculptor, architect, engineer, mathematician, and also a scientist. The number of things he can do to make him dubbed the ‘Universal Genius’.

Throughout his life as a painter 1452-1519, Da Vinci has been known through his beautiful works. In this world, there are 4 of his work are very well known as one of whom we know is Monalisa, other paintings include The Last Supper, The vitruvian Man, and Lady with An Ermine.


1. Pablo Picasso

This is the most famous painter in the world, Pablo Picasso. Is a Spanish painter, a modern Cubistist. His work has been recognized by the world as a work that is second to none. Each brush stroke always amazes many people. The results of his work also has a very high value.

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