Top 10 French Artists

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Jaz de Bouffan - 1876

A list of the greatest French artists and painters:

artist Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)  - Impressionist painter. The term impressionism stemmed from Monet's influential work 'Impression, Sunrise' (Impression, soleil levant). Monet's paintings frequently depicted nature in impressionist style.
artist Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) - Post impressionist painter. Began his career in the impressionist mould but developed new innovative styles, providing a bridge between Nineteenth Century art and the cubist / modern art of Twentieth Century.
artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Post impressionist painter, who contributed to the growth of avant-garde painting. Gauguin had a temperamental relationship with Van Gogh
artist August Renoir  (1841–1919) Impressionist painter. Renoir played a key role in the development of impressionist painter. He was attracted to depicting human beauty and scenes of human society.
artist Camille Pissarro (1830–1903) Impressionist and post-impressionist painter. A very influential figure for both impressionists and the new generation of post impressionist painters.
artist Edgar Degas (1834–1917) Considered a forerunner of impressionism. He preferred the term 'realist' Degas was interested in depicting movement in art.
artist Édouard Manet (1832–1883) Manet contributed to the schools of 'Realism' and 'Impressionism' - playing a key role in the transformation to impressionism and modern art.
artist Charles-François Daubigny (1817–1878) Traditional landscape painter who was also seen as an important pre-cursor to impressionism.
artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) Romantic painter, inspired by the Venetian Renaissance painters and Rubens.
artist Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) Painter and sculptor associated with Dadism.

Lived in France

artist Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890) - Post impressionist painter noted for boldness and vivid paintings.  Born in Netherlands, he lived many years in France.


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4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vincent Van Gogh isn't french

November 7, 2011 at 11:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They said he lives in France not thathe is French!

May 6, 2013 at 8:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vincent does too live in France, or he used to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 6, 2014 at 11:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please read what it says: BORN N THE NETHERLANDS!

July 5, 2014 at 12:58 AM  

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