Famous 18th Century Artists & Painters
Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Painters, including J. M. W. Turner, Francisco Goya, Samuel Morse, Hokusai and Jacques-Louis David.
Francisco GoyaFrancisco Goya
30 March 1746, Spanish
Painters
J. M. W. TurnerJ. M. W. Turner
23 April 1775, British
Romanticist landscape painter

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

Caspar David FriedrichCaspar David Friedrich
05 September 1774, German
Painter
John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785, American
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist

William HogarthWilliam Hogarth
10 November 1697, British
Painter

John ConstableJohn Constable
11 June 1776, British
Romantic Painter
Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, Swiss, French
Artist

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

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

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

Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760, Japanese
Artist

Camille CorotCamille Corot
16 July 1796, French
French painter
TarrareTarrare
1772 AD, French
Showman

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

Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

John TrumbullJohn Trumbull
06 June 1756, American
War veterans
HiroshigeHiroshige
1797 AD, Japanese
painter

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723, British
Painter
Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli
07 February 1741, Swiss, British
Writer

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

George CatlinGeorge Catlin
26 July 1796, American
Painter
Antonio CanovaAntonio Canova
01 November 1757, Italian
Sculptor

François BoucherFrançois Boucher
29 September 1703, French
Painter, Engraver
Jean-Honoré FragonardJean-Honoré Fragonard
French
 

Utagawa KuniyoshiUtagawa Kuniyoshi
01 January 1798, Japanese
Artist

Joseph DucreuxJoseph Ducreux
26 June 1735, French
Painter
Benjamin WestBenjamin West
10 October 1738, British, American
Artist

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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

Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
03 September 1734, British
Painter, Artist

George StubbsGeorge Stubbs
24 August 1724, British
painter, non-fiction writer
Charles Willson PealeCharles Willson Peale
15 April 1741, American
Painter
Godfrey KnellerGodfrey Kneller
08 August 1646, British
Painter

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

Thomas LawrenceThomas Lawrence
13 April 1769, British
Painter

Rembrandt PealeRembrandt Peale
22 February 1778, American
Painter, Curator
Paul DelarochePaul Delaroche
17 July 1797, French
Painter, Artist

George CruikshankGeorge Cruikshank
27 September 1792, British
Caricaturist

Francesco HayezFrancesco Hayez
10 February 1791, Italian
Painter

Jean-Baptiste GreuzeJean-Baptiste Greuze
21 August 1725, French
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

Joseph Karl StielerJoseph Karl Stieler
01 November 1781, German
Painter
Antoine-Jean GrosAntoine-Jean Gros
16 March 1771, French
Painter

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

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664, Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter
Jean Auguste Dominique IngresJean Auguste Dominique Ingres
29 August 1780, French
Painter

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
30 June 1789, French
Painter
Hubert RobertHubert Robert
22 May 1733, French
Curator, Painter

Edward HicksEdward Hicks
04 April 1780, American
Painter

KunisadaKunisada
1786 AD, Japanese
Designer

Giovanni Paolo PaniniGiovanni Paolo Panini
17 June 1691, Italian
Painter

Bernardo BellottoBernardo Bellotto
30 January 1721, Polish
Painter, Graphic artist
Jean-Étienne LiotardJean-Étienne Liotard
22 December 1702, Swiss, French
Painter

William ThorntonWilliam Thornton
20 May 1759, British, American
Physician

Philipp Otto RungePhilipp Otto Runge
23 July 1777, German
Painter

Pompeo BatoniPompeo Batoni
25 January 1708, Italian
Painter
Henry RaeburnHenry Raeburn
04 March 1756, British, Scottish
Painter

Maurice Quentin de La TourMaurice Quentin de La Tour
05 September 1704, French
Artist
Thomas BewickThomas Bewick
10 August 1753, British
Engraver

Wolfgang von KempelenWolfgang von Kempelen
23 January 1734, Hungarian
Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess

Ary SchefferAry Scheffer
10 February 1795, French
painter, sculptor
Pierre-Joseph RedoutéPierre-Joseph Redouté
10 July 1759, Belgian
Painter

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
1716 AD, Japanese
Poet
Benjamin HaydonBenjamin Haydon
26 January 1786, British
Painter

Rosalba CarrieraRosalba Carriera
07 October 1675, Italian
Painter

Thomas SullyThomas Sully
19 June 1783, British
Portrait Painter
AleijadinhoAleijadinho
29 August 1738, Brazilian
Sculptor

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
05 October 1712, Italian
Painter
Philip James de LoutherbourgPhilip James de Loutherbourg
31 October 1740, French, British
Painter

Nicolas-Jacques ContéNicolas-Jacques Conté
04 August 1755, French
Painter

John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

John VanderlynJohn Vanderlyn
15 October 1776, American
Painter
Claude Joseph VernetClaude Joseph Vernet
14 August 1714, French
Painter
Sarah GoodridgeSarah Goodridge
05 February 1788, American
Painter

Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
26 March 1794, German
Painter

Orest KiprenskyOrest Kiprensky
24 March 1782, Russian
Poet

John OpieJohn Opie
16 May 1761, British
Painter
James ThornhillJames Thornhill
25 July 1675, British
Painter

Itō JakuchūItō Jakuchū
01 March 1716, Japanese
Painter

Ogata KōrinOgata Kōrin
1658 AD, Japanese
Painter

Jean-Marc NattierJean-Marc Nattier
17 March 1685, French
Painter

Joseph LangeJoseph Lange
Austrian
 
Nicolas de LargillièreNicolas de Largillière
10 October 1656, French
Painter

Louis-Léopold BoillyLouis-Léopold Boilly
French
 
Thomas GirtinThomas Girtin
18 February 1775, British
Artist

Leo von KlenzeLeo von Klenze
29 February 1784, German
Architect
Giovanni Battista GaulliGiovanni Battista Gaulli
08 May 1639, Italian
Artist
Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
05 November 1701, Italian
Painter