Find out more about the greatest British Artists, including Banksy, William Blake, Damien Hirst, Cynthia Lennon and Anish Kapoor.
William BlakeWilliam Blake

28 November 1757

Ant AnsteadAnt Anstead

29 February 1979

David HockneyDavid Hockney

09 July 1937

John RuskinJohn Ruskin

08 February 1819

J. M. W. TurnerJ. M. W. Turner

23 April 1775

Damien HirstDamien Hirst

07 June 1965

Tracey EminTracey Emin

03 July 1963

John ConstableJohn Constable

11 June 1776

John BergerJohn Berger

05 November 1926

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth

10 January 1903

Lawrence Alma-Tadema Lawrence Alma-Tadema

08 January 1836

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Alfred SisleyAlfred Sisley

30 October 1839

Jack Butler YeatsJack Butler Yeats

29 August 1871

Allen JonesAllen Jones

01 September 1937

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield

16 April 1939

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon

10 September 1939

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PJ HarveyPJ Harvey

09 October 1969

Leo SayerLeo Sayer

21 May 1948

Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor

12 March 1954

Lucian FreudLucian Freud

08 December 1922

Stephen WiltshireStephen Wiltshire

24 April 1974

Dante Gabriel RossettiDante Gabriel Rossetti

12 May 1828

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Holly JohnsonHolly Johnson

09 February 1960

Grayson PerryGrayson Perry

24 March 1960

Eric GillEric Gill

22 February 1882

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh

07 June 1868

John William WaterhouseJohn William Waterhouse

06 April 1849

William HogarthWilliam Hogarth

10 November 1697

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L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry

01 November 1887

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes

01 April 1960

John Everett MillaisJohn Everett Millais

08 June 1829

Derek JarmanDerek Jarman

31 January 1942

Antony GormleyAntony Gormley

30 August 1950

Thomas ColeThomas Cole

01 February 1801

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Stevie StarrStevie Starr

07 July 1966

Dave Lee TravisDave Lee Travis

25 May 1945

Edward Burne-JonesEdward Burne-Jones

28 August 1833

Peter GreenawayPeter Greenaway

05 April 1942

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds

16 July 1723

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell

30 May 1879

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Bridget RileyBridget Riley

24 April 1931

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland

24 August 1903

Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli

07 February 1741

Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë

26 June 1817

Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka

01 March 1886

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe

01 June 1936

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Louis WainLouis Wain

05 August 1860

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham

19 September 1867

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal

25 July 1829

William Holman HuntWilliam Holman Hunt

02 April 1827

Jay JoplingJay Jopling

1963 AD

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard

10 December 1879

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Eduardo PaolozziEduardo Paolozzi

07 March 1924

Jack VettrianoJack Vettriano

17 November 1951

Peter ScottPeter Scott

14 September 1909

Jenny SavilleJenny Saville

07 May 1970

Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis

18 November 1882

Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby

03 September 1734

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Stanley SpencerStanley Spencer

30 June 1891

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman

30 October 1741

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington

29 March 1893

Yinka ShonibareYinka Shonibare

09 August 1962

Linder SterlingLinder Sterling

1954 AD

Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll

29 November 1843

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Richard DaddRichard Dadd

01 August 1817

Rachel WhitereadRachel Whiteread

20 April 1963

Nicholas HilliardNicholas Hilliard

1547 AD

Chris OfiliChris Ofili

10 October 1968

John Atkinson GrimshawJohn Atkinson Grimshaw

06 September 1836

Augustus JohnAugustus John

04 January 1878

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Frank AuerbachFrank Auerbach

29 April 1931

Ford Madox BrownFord Madox Brown

16 April 1821

George Frederic WattsGeorge Frederic Watts

23 February 1817

Peter DoigPeter Doig

17 April 1959

Roger FryRoger Fry

14 December 1866

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan

30 August 1855

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Andy KershawAndy Kershaw

09 November 1959

Edmund LeightonEdmund Leighton

21 September 1852

George StubbsGeorge Stubbs

24 August 1724