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
Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
06 July 1887
Artist

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887
Artist

Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet
23 January 1832
Artist

Pierre-Auguste RenoirPierre-Auguste Renoir
25 February 1841
Painter
Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
19 July 1834
Impressionist Painter

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker
Jacques-Louis DavidJacques-Louis David
30 August 1748
Neoclassical Style Painter

Eugène DelacroixEugène Delacroix
26 April 1798
Painter

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

Nicolas PoussinNicolas Poussin
15 June 1594
French Painter
Fernand LégerFernand Léger
04 February 1881
Cubist Painter

Paul SignacPaul Signac
11 November 1863
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

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
02 December 1859
Painter, draughtsperson

William-Adolphe BouguereauWilliam-Adolphe Bouguereau
30 November 1825
Painter

Édouard-Henri AvrilÉdouard-Henri Avril
21 May 1849
Painter, Illustrator
Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model

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Michel LotitoMichel Lotito
15 June 1950
Entertainer

Gustave CourbetGustave Courbet
10 June 1819
Painter, Sculptor, Communard

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

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

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
25 December 1911
Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter
Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery

Henri RousseauHenri Rousseau
21 May 1844
Painter, Visual artist, Artist

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Georges BraqueGeorges Braque
13 May 1882
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
 
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
02 August 1834
Sculptor, Architect

Yves KleinYves Klein
28 April 1928
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer

Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,

Jean-Léon GérômeJean-Léon Gérôme
 

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841
Painter
Jean-Auguste-Dominique IngresJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
29 August 1780
Painter, Politician, Portrait painter, Teacher,

Louis DaguerreLouis Daguerre
18 November 1787
Artist

Mr. BrainwashMr. Brainwash
1966 AD
street artist, film producer

Jean-Baptiste-Camille CorotJean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
 
Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
05 November 1893
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp

Jean-François MilletJean-François Millet
04 October 1814
Shepherd, Plowman, Painter, Engraver, Draftsperson
Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
29 October 1930
model, painter, visual artist, sculptor

Théodore GéricaultThéodore Géricault
 

Jean-Honoré FragonardJean-Honoré Fragonard
 
Jean MaraisJean Marais
11 December 1913
Film actor, Actor, Sculptor, Painter, Theatre

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film
Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
03 October 1867
Painter, Sculptor, Engraver, Graphic artist

François BoucherFrançois Boucher
29 September 1703
Painter, Engraver

Gustave CaillebotteGustave Caillebotte
19 August 1848
Painter, Art collector, Patron of the arts,
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20 April 1840
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Alexandre CabanelAlexandre Cabanel
28 September 1823
Painter, University teacher
Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881
painter, choreographer

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12 April 1885
Painter, Artist

Gustave MoreauGustave Moreau
06 April 1826
Sculptor, Painter, Artist
Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
09 April 1906
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor
Claude LorrainClaude Lorrain
1600 AD
Artist

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

BalthusBalthus
29 February 1908
Painter, Artist

Honoré DaumierHonoré Daumier
26 February 1808
Painter, Draftsperson, Caricaturist, Sculptor,
Joseph DucreuxJoseph Ducreux
26 June 1735
Painter

Laura MercierLaura Mercier
 

Jean-Antoine WatteauJean-Antoine Watteau
1684 AD
Painter

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
16 March 1822
Painter, Sculptor

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22 January 1879
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
25 April 1927
Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter

Jean LouisJean Louis
05 October 1907
Artist, Screenwriter, Costume designer
Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
23 September 1865
Painter, Art model, Model

Boris VianBoris Vian
10 March 1920
Polymath, Singer, Poet, Trumpeter, Lyricist,

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon ChardinJean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
02 November 1699
Painter, Artist
Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
24 June 1883
Painter

Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée
28 September 1803
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,
Raoul DufyRaoul Dufy
03 June 1877
Painter

Chaim SoutineChaim Soutine
13 January 1893
Painter

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
05 January 1900
Painter, Draughtsperson

Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette
01 March 1928
Film director, Screenwriter, Film critic,
Édouard VuillardÉdouard Vuillard
11 November 1868
Painter

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer
Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11 March 1818
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,

Georges de La TourGeorges de La Tour
13 March 1593
Painter
Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,

Claude CahunClaude Cahun
25 October 1894
Artist, Photographer, Writer
GiambolognaGiambologna
1529 AD
sculptor