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Leonardo Da Vinci An Italian Renaissance era Scientist/Inventer/Painter famous for his inventions as well as the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper".  Albrecht Dürer A German Renaissance painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg known for his high-quality woodcut printmaking with works such as his "Rhinoceros".  Claude Monet A French Impressionist artist known for his paintings of water lillies.  Edvard Munch an expression…

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Leonardo da Vinci
An Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer known for works such as "The Last Supper" and "Mona Lisa".
Albrecht Dürer
A German Renaissance painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg known for his high-quality woodcut printmaking with works such as his "Rhinoceros".
Edvard Munch
An expressionist painter from Norway, who created the famous painting "The Scream".
Claude Monet
A founder of French Impressionist painting from Giverny known for his paintings such as "Water Lilies and the Japanese bridge".
Vincent Van Gogh
A Dutch postimpressionist painter who was never well-known in his own time but is noted for his use of color and brush strokes in works such as "Starry, Starry Night".
Henri Matisse
A French artist, known for his use of color and Fauvism style who later used cut paper to create works such as a limited-edition artist's book titled "Jazz".
Pablo Picasso
A Spanish artist from the late 1900's/early 20th Century known for working in a varitey of stylys and mediums such as the "blue period" and "rose period" and for works such as "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon".
Salvador Dalí
A prominent Spanish Catalan surrealist painter known for his painterly skills and dream-like imagery in works such as "The Persistence of Memory".
Robert Rauschenberg
An American painter, printmaker, and graphic artist whose early works anticipated the pop art movement. He is well known for creating "Combines".
Andy Warhol
An American Pop artist known for screenprinting cultural icons along with the everyday such as "soup cans".
Andrew Wyeth
One of the most celebrated American artists of the 20th century who created the painting "Christina's World"
Georges Seurat
Artist who developed a system called Pointillism or Divisionism
Joan Miró
Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona who painting using childlike symbols.
An Italian sculptor, painter, poet, engineer, and architect. Famous works include the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the sculpture of the biblical character David.
Edward Hopper
American artist whose stark, precisely realistic paintings often convey a mood of solitude and isolation.
Diego Velázquez
Spanish painter, the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV, in the Spanish Golden Age. He was an individualistic artist of the contemporary Baroque period.
Keith Haring
An artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s with popular street art characters.
Sandro Botticelli
Italian, Early Renaissance painter who embodied platonist ideas, used color, made many paintings on an allegorical level.
Jackson Pollock
American painter, famous for creating abstract paintings by dripping or pouring paint on a canvas in complex swirls and spatters.
M.C. Escher
Artist who used optical illusions in many of his graphic art designs, and created intricate tessellations.
Frida Kahlo
Mexican painter known for surreal self-portraits
Gustav Klimt
Austrian symbolist painter known for his "golden phase" which include gold leaf.
Italian Renaissance painter known for frescos such as The School of Athens.
René Magritte
Belgian surrealist artist known for depicting ordinary objects in an unusual context.
Marc Chagall
Russian painter whose work strongly presaged the Surrealist movement. stained glass windows and illustrated books.
Paul Cézanne
French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of Cubism.
Piet Mondrian
Dutch painter whose geometric, color block art influenced the development of abstract art.