The painter is someone who creates 2-dimensional artwork in the form of paintings. Not only in Indonesia, but in this world there are a lot of names of famous painters. Their works are able to inspire many people and create deep admiration. The following article will discuss who are the painters whose names are well known in the world today. Here is a list of the 10 most famous painters of all time.
Titian painter is one of the most famous painters of all time whose paintings are able to invite admiration from many people. Titian used to paint things that were worldly, sexual and mythological. Each painting seems to give a message of excitement in an erotic painting.
One of his most famous works is called Venus of Urbino. Venus of Urbino is a painting depicting the goddess Venus. In this painting, Titian depicts a woman who is not dressed in a chair.
2. Paul Cezanne
“Cezanne is the father of us all“, that’s the words given to give appreciation for the artwork that has been produced from Paul Cezanne’s brush strokes. When Cezanne became known as an impressionist painter, Cezanne left the painter group and began to develop her own style of painting.
The painting style introduced by Cezanne was truly a new and unusual style of painting. This is what opened the door to the arrival of the flow of painting of Cubism in the 20th century. Throughout his career as a famous painter, the most memorable work was Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from Bellevue.
Michelangelo is known by the world as a famous sculptor, painter and architect. The name Michelangelo is often compared with the names of several other famous painters such as Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci and Massacio. Although included as one of the most famous painters in the world, Michelangelo called himself a sculptor.
Michelangelo’s biggest work is an illustration of the biblical story found on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican. His work is based on one chapter in the Bible of Genesis. Where the book of Genesis is a book that tells how the world and humans were first created.
4. Leonardo Da Vinci
Surely you know the Monalisa paintings right? The Monalisa painting was made by a famous Italian painter named Leonardo Da Vinci. Not only known as a painter, Da Vinci was also a sculptor, architect, engineer, mathematician and scientist. Many things can be done by him to make him dubbed as ‘Universal Genius’.
During his entire life as a painter, 1452-1519, Da Vinci was known through his beautiful works. In this world, there are 4 known works such as the one we know is Monalisa, other paintings include The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man, and Lady with An Ermine.
5. Pablo Picasso
This is the most famous painter in the world, Pablo Picasso. Is a Spanish painter, a follower of the modern Cubist. His work has been recognized by the world as a work that is second to none. Every stroke of his brush can always amaze many people. The results of his work also have a very high value.
There are 3 works from Picasso which are world-famous including Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Guernica, and The Weeping woman.
Tommaso Masaccio, that’s the full name of this famous Italian painter. His name might not be as famous as other painters like Leonardo Da vinci, Raphael or Michelangelo. Masaccio is one of the painters who uses the law of scientific perspective in every work of art he makes.
Masaccio died at a very young age of 26 when he was working on Brancacci Chapel Frescoes of The Life os 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.
7. Vincent Van Gogh
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 was known as a famous painter with impressionistism. His art work was known as one of the inspirations of painters in the 20th century.
As an impressionist painter, there are 3 Van Gogh artworks that are very well known in the world. The three paintings are Sunflowers, The Starry Night, and Cafe Terrace at Night.