Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Artists, including William Blake, Jacques-Louis David, Eugène Delacroix, Caspar David Friedrich and Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun.
William BlakeWilliam Blake
28 November 1757, British
Painter
Francisco GoyaFrancisco Goya
30 March 1746, Spanish
Painters

J. M. W. TurnerJ. M. W. Turner
23 April 1775, British
Romanticist landscape painter

Jacques-Louis DavidJacques-Louis David
30 August 1748, French
Neoclassical Style Painter

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791, American
Painter

Eugène DelacroixEugène Delacroix
26 April 1798, French
Painter
John ConstableJohn Constable
11 June 1776, British
Romantic Painter

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785, American
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist

Thomas GainsboroughThomas Gainsborough
14 May 1727, British
Landscape painter

Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
19 November 1711, Russian
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer
John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
1738 AD, American
Anglo-American painter

Camille CorotCamille Corot
16 July 1796, French
French painter
Caspar David FriedrichCaspar David Friedrich
05 September 1774, German
Painter

William HogarthWilliam Hogarth
10 November 1697, British
Painter, Caricaturist, Illustrator, Graphic artist

HiroshigeHiroshige
1797 AD, Japanese
painter
Jean-Auguste-Dominique IngresJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
29 August 1780, French
Painter, Politician, Portrait painter, Teacher,

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723, British
Painter
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Jean-Honoré FragonardJean-Honoré Fragonard
French
 

John TrumbullJohn Trumbull
American
 
Louis DaguerreLouis Daguerre
18 November 1787, French
Artist

Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli
07 February 1741, Swiss, British
Writer
François BoucherFrançois Boucher
29 September 1703, French
Painter, Engraver

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
04 October 1720, Belarusian, Italian
Italian artist, Etching

Gilbert StuartGilbert Stuart
03 December 1755, American
Portrait painter, Painter

Benjamin WestBenjamin West
American
 
Joseph DucreuxJoseph Ducreux
26 June 1735, French
Painter
Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
03 September 1734, British
Painter, Artist

UtamaroUtamaro
1753 AD, Japanese
painter

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741, Swiss, British
Painter

Charles Willson PealeCharles Willson Peale
15 April 1741, American
Painter
Jean-Baptiste-Siméon ChardinJean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
02 November 1699, French
Painter, Artist

George StubbsGeorge Stubbs
24 August 1724, British
painter, non-fiction writer

Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of OrangeAnne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
02 November 1709
Politician, Painter

Paul DelarochePaul Delaroche
17 July 1797, French
Painter, Artist

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Thomas LawrenceThomas Lawrence
13 April 1769, British
painter
Thomas RowlandsonThomas Rowlandson
13 June 1756, British
caricaturist, painter, illustrator, artist,

Francesco HayezFrancesco Hayez
10 February 1791, Italian
Painter
Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664, Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Ary SchefferAry Scheffer
10 February 1795, French
painter, sculptor

Kobayashi IssaKobayashi Issa
15 June 1763, Japanese
Poet, Painter, Writer
Antoine-Jean GrosAntoine-Jean Gros
16 March 1771, French
Painter, Artist

William EttyWilliam Etty
10 March 1787, British
Painter
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-TriosonAnne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
05 January 1767, French
Painter

Anton Raphael MengsAnton Raphael Mengs
22 March 1728, Czech, German
painter, art historian

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
30 June 1789, French
Painter

Bernardo BellottoBernardo Bellotto
30 January 1721, Polish
Painter, Graphic artist

Jean-Baptiste GreuzeJean-Baptiste Greuze
21 August 1725, French
Painter
Rembrandt PealeRembrandt Peale
22 February 1778, American
Painter, Curator

KunisadaKunisada
1786 AD, Japanese
painter

Hubert RobertHubert Robert
22 May 1733, French
Curator, Painter

Pompeo BatoniPompeo Batoni
25 January 1708, Italian
Painter
Philipp Otto RungePhilipp Otto Runge
23 July 1777, German
Painter

Jean-Antoine HoudonJean-Antoine Houdon
20 March 1741, French
sculptor
Maurice Quentin de La TourMaurice Quentin de La Tour
05 September 1704, French
Painter

Joseph Karl StielerJoseph Karl Stieler
01 November 1781, German
Painter

François RudeFrançois Rude
04 January 1784, French
Sculptor
Wolfgang von KempelenWolfgang von Kempelen
23 January 1734, Hungarian
Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
05 October 1712, Italian
Painter
Benjamin HaydonBenjamin Haydon
26 January 1786, British
Painter

Johann ZoffanyJohann Zoffany
13 March 1733, British
 

Claude Joseph VernetClaude Joseph Vernet
14 August 1714, French
Painter
Louis-Léopold BoillyLouis-Léopold Boilly
French
 

Philip James de LoutherbourgPhilip James de Loutherbourg
31 October 1740, French, British
Painter
John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

John WatsonJohn Watson
American
 

Joseph LangeJoseph Lange
Austrian
 

Matthew LyonMatthew Lyon
14 July 1749, American
Politician
Antoine-Louis BaryeAntoine-Louis Barye
24 September 1795, French
painter, sculptor, founder
Merry-Joseph BlondelMerry-Joseph Blondel
French
 

Washington AllstonWashington Allston
American
 

Joshua JohnsonJoshua Johnson
American
 

Marie-Guillemine BenoistMarie-Guillemine Benoist
French
 
Jean-Baptiste DebretJean-Baptiste Debret
French
 

Nicolas-Jacques ContéNicolas-Jacques Conté
French
 

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le BrunLouise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun
16 April 1755, French
 

Joseph Anton KochJoseph Anton Koch
Austrian
 

John VanderlynJohn Vanderlyn
American
 
Johann Nepomuk della CroceJohann Nepomuk della Croce
Austrian
 

Martin van MeytensMartin van Meytens
Austrian
 
Ralph EarlRalph Earl
American
 

Raphaelle PealeRaphaelle Peale
American
 

Jacob CatsJacob Cats
Dutch
 
William TurnerWilliam Turner
12 November 1789, British
painter

William WilliamsWilliam Williams
American
 
John MartinJohn Martin
19 July 1789, British
engraver, painter

Paul TrogerPaul Troger
Austrian
 

Johann Baptist von Lampi the ElderJohann Baptist von Lampi the Elder
Austrian
 

Barbara KrafftBarbara Krafft
Austrian
 
Caspar van WittelCaspar van Wittel
Dutch
 

James PealeJames Peale
American
 
Jacob de WitJacob de Wit
Dutch
 

George RomneyGeorge Romney
26 December 1734, British
painter

Josef AbelJosef Abel
Austrian
 

Johann Peter KrafftJohann Peter Krafft
Austrian
 
William GreenWilliam Green
British