Find out more about the greatest French Artists, including Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Brittany, Marcel Duchamp and Henri Matisse.
Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh
30 March 1853
Painter
Claude MonetClaude Monet
14 November 1840
Painter

Paul GauguinPaul Gauguin
07 June 1848
Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving

Henri MatisseHenri Matisse
31 December 1869
Painter, Sculptor

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
06 October 1887
Architect

Henri de Toulouse-LautrecHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec
24 November 1864
Painter
Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887
Artist

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
06 July 1887
Artist

Pierre-Auguste RenoirPierre-Auguste Renoir
25 February 1841
Painter

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
19 July 1834
Impressionist Painter
Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet
23 January 1832
Artist

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

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
22 August 1908
Photographer and Painter
Camille PissarroCamille Pissarro
10 July 1830
Painter, Printmaker

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761
Artist
Nicolas PoussinNicolas Poussin
15 June 1594
French Painter

Paul SignacPaul Signac
11 November 1863
Painter

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
04 February 1881
Cubist Painter
Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14 November 1885
Artist

BrassaiBrassaï
09 September 1899
Photographer
Charles Le BrunCharles Le Brun
24 February 1619
Painter

Jean FouquetJean Fouquet
1420 AD
Painter

Paul CezannePaul Cezanne
19 January 1839
French artist
Louis AnquetinLouis Anquetin
26 January 1861
Painter
Camille CorotCamille Corot
16 July 1796
French painter

Edmond Aman-JeanEdmond Aman-Jean
13 January 1858
French symbolist painter

Francis I of FranceFrancis I of France
12 September 1494
Painter, Politician

Édouard-Henri AvrilÉdouard-Henri Avril
21 May 1849
Painter, Illustrator
Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

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Jean GiraudJean Giraud
08 May 1938
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

Gustave DoréGustave Doré
 

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Henri RousseauHenri Rousseau
21 May 1844
Painter, Visual artist, Artist
Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
25 December 1911
Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model
Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery

Jean-Auguste-Dominique IngresJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
29 August 1780
Painter, Politician, Portrait painter, Teacher,

Georges BraqueGeorges Braque
13 May 1882
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver
André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
 

Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,
Yves KleinYves Klein
28 April 1928
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer

Jean-Léon GérômeJean-Léon Gérôme
 

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
02 August 1834
Sculptor, Architect

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841
Painter

Mr. BrainwashMr. Brainwash
1966 AD
Artist
Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
05 November 1893
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp

Jean-François MilletJean-François Millet
04 October 1814
Shepherd, Plowman, Painter, Engraver, Draftsperson

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film

Jean MaraisJean Marais
11 December 1913
Film actor, Actor, Sculptor, Painter, Theatre
François BoucherFrançois Boucher
29 September 1703
Painter, Engraver

Théodore GéricaultThéodore Géricault
 
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20 April 1840
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Jean-Honoré FragonardJean-Honoré Fragonard
 

Gustave CaillebotteGustave Caillebotte
19 August 1848
Painter, Art collector, Patron of the arts,
Alexandre CabanelAlexandre Cabanel
28 September 1823
Painter, University teacher

Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,
Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12 April 1885
Painter, Artist

Gustave MoreauGustave Moreau
06 April 1826
Sculptor, Painter, Artist

Claude LorrainClaude Lorrain
1600 AD
Artist
Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
25 April 1927
Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
09 April 1906
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor
Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11 March 1818
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31 July 1901
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Honoré DaumierHonoré Daumier
26 February 1808
Painter, Draftsperson, Caricaturist, Sculptor,

BalthusBalthus
29 February 1908
Painter, Artist
Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22 January 1879
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Boris VianBoris Vian
10 March 1920
Polymath, Singer, Poet, Trumpeter, Lyricist,

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
24 June 1883
Painter

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
16 March 1822
Painter, Sculptor

Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
23 September 1865
Painter, Art model, Model
Jean-Baptiste-Siméon ChardinJean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
02 November 1699
Painter, Artist

Laura MercierLaura Mercier
 

Jean-Antoine WatteauJean-Antoine Watteau
1684 AD
Painter

Jean LouisJean Louis
05 October 1907
Artist, Screenwriter, Costume designer

Claude CahunClaude Cahun
25 October 1894
Artist, Photographer, Writer
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881
painter, choreographer

Édouard VuillardÉdouard Vuillard
11 November 1868
Painter
Georges de La TourGeorges de La Tour
13 March 1593
Painter

Elliott ErwittElliott Erwitt
26 July 1928
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée
28 September 1803
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,
Chaim SoutineChaim Soutine
13 January 1893
Painter

Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,
Joseph DucreuxJoseph Ducreux
26 June 1735
Painter

Raoul DufyRaoul Dufy
03 June 1877
Painter

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
05 January 1900
Painter, Draughtsperson

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer
Albert GleizesAlbert Gleizes
08 December 1881
Painter, Artist

Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette
01 March 1928
Film director, Screenwriter, Film critic,
ArmanArman
17 November 1928
Painter

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
26 December 1883
Painter
Enki BilalEnki Bilal
07 October 1951
Comics artist, Film director, Illustrator,

Maurice de VlaminckMaurice de Vlaminck
04 April 1876
Painter, Writer, Sculptor, Graphic artist
Horace VernetHorace Vernet
30 June 1789
Painter