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

Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760, Japanese
Artist

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791, American
Painter

Jacques-Louis DavidJacques-Louis David
30 August 1748, French
Neoclassical Style Painter
Eugène DelacroixEugène Delacroix
26 April 1798, French
Painter

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, Swiss, French
Artist

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785, American
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
John ConstableJohn Constable
11 June 1776, British
Romantic Painter

E. T. A. HoffmannE. T. A. Hoffmann
24 January 1776, Prussian
Author
Thomas GainsboroughThomas Gainsborough
14 May 1727, British
Landscape painter

Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
19 November 1711, Russian
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer

Camille CorotCamille Corot
16 July 1796, French
French painter

John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
1738 AD, American
Anglo-American painter

TarrareTarrare
1772 AD, French
Showman
William TurnerWilliam Turner
12 November 1789, British
painter

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

E.T.A. HoffmannE.T.A. Hoffmann
24 January 1776, Prussian
Prussian author

Jean Auguste Dominique IngresJean Auguste Dominique Ingres
29 August 1780, French
Painter
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Élisabeth Vigée-LebrunÉlisabeth Vigée-Lebrun
16 April 1755, French
Painter
HiroshigeHiroshige
1797 AD, Japanese
painter

John TrumbullJohn Trumbull
06 June 1756, American
War veterans

Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli
07 February 1741, Swiss, British
Writer
Joseph DucreuxJoseph Ducreux
26 June 1735, French
Painter

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723, British
Painter
François BoucherFrançois Boucher
29 September 1703, French
Painter, Engraver

Jean-Honoré FragonardJean-Honoré Fragonard
French
 

Gilbert StuartGilbert Stuart
03 December 1755, American
Portrait painter, Painter
Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
03 September 1734, British
Painter, Artist

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Antonio CanovaAntonio Canova
01 November 1757, Italian
Sculptor
Benjamin WestBenjamin West
10 October 1738, British, American
Artist

John MartinJohn Martin
19 July 1789, British
engraver, painter

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon ChardinJean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
02 November 1699, French
Painter, Artist

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741, Austrian, Swiss, British
Painter
UtamaroUtamaro
1753 AD, Japanese
painter
Rembrandt PealeRembrandt Peale
22 February 1778, American
Painter, Curator

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

Charles Willson PealeCharles Willson Peale
15 April 1741, American
Painter

Paul DelarochePaul Delaroche
17 July 1797, French
Painter, Artist
George StubbsGeorge Stubbs
24 August 1724, British
painter, non-fiction writer

Thomas LawrenceThomas Lawrence
13 April 1769, British
Painter

Godfrey KnellerGodfrey Kneller
08 August 1646, British
Painter

George RomneyGeorge Romney
26 December 1734, British
painter

Thomas RowlandsonThomas Rowlandson
13 June 1756, British
caricaturist, painter, illustrator, artist,
Bernardo BellottoBernardo Bellotto
30 January 1721, Polish
Painter, Graphic artist

Francesco HayezFrancesco Hayez
10 February 1791, Italian
Painter
Jean-Baptiste GreuzeJean-Baptiste Greuze
21 August 1725, French
Painter

Joseph Karl StielerJoseph Karl Stieler
01 November 1781, German
Painter

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664, Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter
Pompeo BatoniPompeo Batoni
25 January 1708, Italian
Painter

Anton Raphael MengsAnton Raphael Mengs
22 March 1728, Czech, German
painter, art historian
Edward HicksEdward Hicks
04 April 1780, American
Painter

Antoine-Jean GrosAntoine-Jean Gros
16 March 1771, French
Painter

Thomas BewickThomas Bewick
10 August 1753, British
Engraver

KunisadaKunisada
1786 AD, Japanese
Designer

Benjamin HaydonBenjamin Haydon
26 January 1786, British
Painter
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-TriosonAnne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
29 January 1767, French
Painter

William EttyWilliam Etty
10 March 1787, British
Painter

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
30 June 1789, French
Painter

Hubert RobertHubert Robert
22 May 1733, French
Curator, Painter
François, GérardFrançois, Gérard
04 May 1770, Italian
French painter

Giovanni Paolo PaniniGiovanni Paolo Panini
17 June 1691, Italian
Painter
Henry RaeburnHenry Raeburn
04 March 1756, British, Scottish
Painter

Philipp Otto RungePhilipp Otto Runge
23 July 1777, German
Painter

Jean-Étienne LiotardJean-Étienne Liotard
22 December 1702, Swiss, French
Painter
Massimo d'AzeglioMassimo d'Azeglio
24 October 1798, Italian
Statesman

David WilkieDavid Wilkie
18 November 1785, British
 
Johann ZoffanyJohann Zoffany
13 March 1733, German
Painter

Jean-Antoine HoudonJean-Antoine Houdon
20 March 1741, French
sculptor

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
1716 AD, Japanese
Poet
Wolfgang von KempelenWolfgang von Kempelen
23 January 1734, Hungarian
Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess

Rosalba CarrieraRosalba Carriera
07 October 1675, Italian
Painter
Asher B. DurandAsher B. Durand
21 August 1796, American
Painter

Maurice Quentin de La TourMaurice Quentin de La Tour
05 September 1704, French
Artist

Matthew LyonMatthew Lyon
14 July 1749, American
Politician

John CromeJohn Crome
22 December 1768, British
Artist
Ary SchefferAry Scheffer
10 February 1795, French
painter, sculptor
Nicolas-Jacques ContéNicolas-Jacques Conté
04 August 1755, French
Painter

Sarah GoodridgeSarah Goodridge
05 February 1788, American
Painter

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
05 October 1712, Italian
Painter

Ike TaigaIke Taiga
1723 AD, Japanese
Painter
Thomas SullyThomas Sully
19 June 1783, British
Portrait Painter

Pierre-Joseph RedoutéPierre-Joseph Redouté
10 July 1759, Belgian
Painter

Joseph LangeJoseph Lange
Austrian
 

Itō JakuchūItō Jakuchū
01 March 1716, Japanese
Painter

Giovanni Battista CiprianiGiovanni Battista Cipriani
1727 AD, Italian
Painter
John VanderlynJohn Vanderlyn
15 October 1776, American
Painter

Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
26 March 1794, German
Painter
Ogata KōrinOgata Kōrin
1658 AD, Japanese
Painter

Giovanni Battista GaulliGiovanni Battista Gaulli
08 May 1639, Italian
Artist
Louis-Léopold BoillyLouis-Léopold Boilly
French
 
John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator