List of famous abstract painters and artists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Baroque painting encompasses a great range of styles, and is associated with the Baroque cultural movement. Artists like Velázquez, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Rubens, Poussin, and Vermeer were considered to be among the greatest painters of the art form which is characterized by high drama, rich, deep color, and intense light and dark shadows. Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo was a major figure of the High Renaissance who exerted great influence on the development of Western art, including Baroque painting. Sir Anthony van Dyck, a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, was an important innovator in watercolor and etching. Dutch Golden Age landscape painter Salomon van Ruysdael, Flemish painter Cornelis de Vos, and Frenchman Nicolas Poussin are also counted amongst the popular Baroque painters. Italian Baroque painter and poet Salvator Rosa, a proto-Romantic, was best known for being "unorthodox and extravagant". George Jamesone became Scotland's first eminent portrait-painter, while another portrait-painter John Michael Wright became rated as one of the leading indigenous British painters of his generation, largely for the distinctive realism in his portraiture. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Baroque painters.

Jusepe de RiberaJusepe de Ribera
Spanish, Italian

Peter LelyPeter Lely
German, Dutch, British
GuercinoGuercino
Italian
David Teniers the YoungerDavid Teniers the Younger
Belgian

Adam ElsheimerAdam Elsheimer
German

Jan van der HeydenJan van der Heyden
Dutch

Tomioka TessaiTomioka Tessai
Japanese
Juan Carreño de MirandaJuan Carreño de Miranda
Spanish

Cristóbal de VillalpandoCristóbal de Villalpando
Spanish, Mexican
Giovanni Benedetto CastiglioneGiovanni Benedetto Castiglione
Italian

Giovanni Battista PiazzettaGiovanni Battista Piazzetta
Italian

Alessandro MagnascoAlessandro Magnasco
Italian
Daniel ChodowieckiDaniel Chodowiecki
German

Claudio CoelloClaudio Coello
Spanish
Louis-François LejeuneLouis-François Lejeune
French

Andrea SacchiAndrea Sacchi
Italian

Pellegrino TibaldiPellegrino Tibaldi
Italian
Antoine CoypelAntoine Coypel
French
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Cosmas Damian AsamCosmas Damian Asam
German
Francisco RibaltaFrancisco Ribalta
Spanish

François Marius GranetFrançois Marius Granet
French

Andrea BrustolonAndrea Brustolon
Italian

Charles de La FosseCharles de La Fosse
French
Alexander CooperAlexander Cooper
British

Carlo CignaniCarlo Cignani
Italian

Marcantonio FranceschiniMarcantonio Franceschini
Italian

Baldassare FranceschiniBaldassare Franceschini
Italian

Giovanni Antonio GuardiGiovanni Antonio Guardi
Italian
Joseph WrightJoseph Wright
British

Bertholet FlemalleBertholet Flemalle
Belgian
Juan de Nisa Valdés LealJuan de Nisa Valdés Leal
Spanish

Gerhard DaglyGerhard Dagly
Belgian