Scorpio Artists & Painters

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 1 Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: April 8, 1973

Pablo Picasso was a renowned artist whose paintings sell by millions of dollars at auctions even today, many years after his death. With masterful strokes, attractive shades and rich textures, Picasso created some of the most visually impressive arts of the 20th century. While exploring new styles and experimenting with different techniques, Picasso co-founded Cubist art style and co-invented collage.

 2 Claude Monet

Claude Monet.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 5, 1926

Claude Monet was a French painter. The founder of French Impressionist painting, Monet's painting Impression, soleil levant gave rise to the term Impressionism. Often dubbed the driving force behind Impressionism, Monet mastered the art of painting the same scene several times so as to capture the changing of the light. Since his death, his paintings have sold for record prices.

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 3 Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 15, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 6, 1986
Artist Georgia O'Keeffe enriched American modernism and precisionism with her artwork, mostly water color and charcoal paintings. She was the first female artist to have a retrospective at New York’s MOMA. Her paintings focused on the cityscapes and landscapes of New York and New Mexico, and abstract flowers.

 4 Rene Magritte

Rene Magritte.
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Birthdate: November 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lessines, Belgium
Died: August 15, 1967
Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte is remembered for his art that displayed alternate perceptions of reality. His creations were influenced by elements of pop art and minimalist art. Some of his most notable works were The Empire of Light and Les Amants. The Magritte Museum is dedicated to his work.
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 5 Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 28, 1992

Francis Bacon was an English philosopher and statesman. He played a major role in the development of the scientific method and was an influential figure through the scientific revolution. He served as attorney general and as lord chancellor of England and was the first recipient of the queen's counsel designation. He has created Baron Verulam in 1618. 

 6 Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein.
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: October 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1997

 7 Bob Ross

Bob Ross.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Died: July 4, 1995

Painter, art instructor, and television host, Bob Ross, gained international fame as the creator and host of the instructional TV show, The Joy of Painting. He served in the United States Air Force for several years before embarking on a career as a painter. He had a deep love for animals and cared for several injured squirrels, armadillos, and snakes.

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 8 Masashi Kishimoto

Masashi Kishimoto.
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Famous As: Manga Artist
Birthdate: November 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nagi, Okayama Prefecture
Japanese manga artist Masashi Kishimoto is best known for creating the manga series Naruto for the Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine. The series eventually led to several anime, video games, and movies, such as Boruto: Naruto the Movie and The Last: Naruto the Movie, supervised by Kishimoto. 

 9 William Turner of Oxford

William Turner of Oxford
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 12, 1789
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, England
Died: August 7, 1862

British landscape painter William Turner of Oxford is often mistaken for the famous painter J. M. W. Turner, who was also from England. Turner was a lifelong member of the Watercolor Society, founded by his mentor John Varley. Oxford from Hinksey Hill remains one of his best-known works.

 10 Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin.
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 12, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 17, 1917
Initially aspiring to be a monk, Auguste Rodin found his true calling when he visited Italy and was awestruck by Michelangelo’s creations. His iconic sculptures such as The Thinker and The Age of Bronze are astoundingly life-like. He breathed magic into nudes and ballerinas made of stone and bronze.

 11 Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 1, 1757
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Possagno, Italy
Died: October 13, 1822

Antonio Canova was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor widely regarded as the greatest of the Neoclassical artists. He was famous for his marble sculptures. His work was inspired by the Baroque and the classical revival. His most notable works include Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss and Perseus Triumphant. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he refused to take in pupils. 

 12 Katsushika Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: October 31, 1760
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: May 10, 1849

Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese printmaker, ukiyo-e painter, and artist of the Edo period. He is best known as the creator of the monumental Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, a series of landscape prints, which includes the iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. He is credited with transforming the ukiyo-e art form to include a much broader style of art.

 13 L. S. Lowry

L. S. Lowry.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stretford, Lancashire, England
Died: February 23, 1976

Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English painter, known for his bleak urban industrial landscapes, peopled with human figures akin to “matchstick men”. He became interested in the subject while working at a Manchester real-estate and began depicting what he saw. Although critics are divided over his stature, they all agree on the relevance of his works as a social commentary.

 14 Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka
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Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toyonaka
Died: February 9, 1989

Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film director. He revolutionized the manga genre in Japan and was lovingly called  "the Godfather of Manga". A prolific artist, he created works for both children and adult-oriented projects. He was the recipient of several awards, including the Winsor McCay Award and the Japan Cartoonists Association Award. 

 15 Francisco de Zurbarán

Francisco de Zurbarán
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 7, 1598
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fuente de Cantos, Spain
Died: August 27, 1664

Francisco de Zurbarán was a Spanish painter known primarily for his religious paintings depicting monks, nuns, and martyrs. He was also famous for his still-lifes. His forceful use of the chiaroscuro style of painting gained him the nickname "Spanish Caravaggio." He was much respected during his lifetime and was appointed painter to King Philip IV.  

 16 Lee Krasner

Lee Krasner.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: October 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 19, 1984

 17 William Hogarth

William Hogarth.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 10, 1697
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 26, 1764

 18 Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Painter
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City

 19 Stanford White

Stanford White
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Famous As: Architect, Painter
Birthdate: November 9, 1853
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 25, 1906

Stanford White was an American architect who designed several important monuments including the Washington Square Arch. He also helped construct Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower, which happens to be his last design. Although White was an influential and prominent designer of his time, he is best remembered for his illicit relationship with Evelyn Nesbit which has inspired several works of art.

 20 Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 19, 1770
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: March 24, 1844

 21 Tyrus Wong

Tyrus Wong
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: October 25, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taishan, Guangdong, Jiangmen, China
Died: December 30, 2016

 22 Suze Rotolo

Suze Rotolo
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Famous As: Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer
Birthdate: November 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 25, 2011
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 23 Hilma af Klint

Hilma af Klint.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karlberg Palace, Solna, Sweden
Died: October 21, 1944

Hilma af Klint was a Swedish mystic and artist whose paintings represented complex spiritual ideas. English musician and singer-songwriter Jane Weaver cited af Klint's work as inspiration for her 2017 album, Modern Kosmology. In 2019, Hilma af Klint became the subject of a feature-length documentary titled Beyond the Visible — Hilma af Klint.

 24 John Berger

John Berger.
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney

 25 Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud
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Famous As: Painter, University teacher, Artist
Birthdate: November 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mesa

 26 Louis Daguerre

Louis Daguerre.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 18, 1787
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
Died: July 10, 1851
Remembered for his invention of the daguerreotype, or the first process of photography, which could develop pictures in just 20 to 30 minutes, Louis Daguerre had humble beginnings as revenue officer and then an opera scene painter. He was also instrumental in setting up the first diorama theater.

 27 Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini
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Famous As: Goldsmith
Birthdate: November 3, 1500
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 13, 1571

Benvenuto Cellini was a 16th-century Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, and artist. The multifaceted artist wrote poetry and a famous autobiography as well. An important figure in Mannerism, he is known for creating pieces, such as the Cellini Salt Cellar and Perseus with the Head of Medusa. He was a member of the prestigious Accademia delle Arti del Disegno of Florence. 

 28 Richard Serra

Richard Serra
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Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: November 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco

 29 Magne Furuholmen

Magne Furuholmen
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 30 Canaletto

Canaletto.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 28, 1697
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Venice
Died: April 19, 1768

Canaletto was an Italian painter who achieved popularity in England as his works were largely appreciated by King George III. Regarded as one of the most prominent representatives of the 18th-century Venetian school, Canaletto was also renowned for his skills as a printmaker.

 31 Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle.
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: October 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: May 21, 2002

Niki de Saint Phalle was a French-American painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. She gained prominence as a monumental sculptor as not many women were renowned for their skills as monumental sculptors. Also remembered for her social work, Niki was one of the earliest artists to spread awareness about AIDS through art. She also wrote extensively in English and French.

 32 Mikhail Lomonosov

Mikhail Lomonosov.
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Famous As: Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer
Birthdate: November 19, 1711
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lomonossowo, Russia
Died: April 15, 1765

Russian polymath Mikhail Lomonosov was born to a fisherman father and left his village later to satiate his hunger for knowledge. Apart from reforming Russian language and literature, he also made the first colored glass mosaic in his country and discovered the atmosphere of Venus. He loved simple life.

 33 Hannah Höch

Hannah Höch
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: May 31, 1978

Apart from being the only female member of the Berlin Dada group, German artist Hannah Höch was also the pioneer of the photomontage form of art. Her works explored the sexually and financially independent New Woman and challenged gender stereotypes. She also experimented with textiles and patterns.

 34 Ana Mendieta

Ana Mendieta
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Famous As: Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Birthdate: November 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana
Died: September 8, 1985

 35 Paul Signac

Paul Signac.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 15, 1935

Paul Signac had initially aspired to become an architect but later deviated to painting. A major figure of the post-Impressionist period, he, along with Georges Seurat, pioneered the technique called pointillism. A sailor and an avid traveler, he mirrored the beauty of the European coasts in his works.

 36 Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 14, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: December 5, 1979

A pioneer of abstract art and Orphism, French artist Sonia Delaunay was the first living female to have an exhibition at the Louvre Museum. Her art extended to stage sets, pottery, and fabrics. She and her husband, Robert Delaunay, collaborated on various public projects, including murals.

 37 Jack Vettriano

Jack Vettriano
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Methil, Fife

 38 W. S. Gilbert

W. S. Gilbert
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Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: November 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southampton Street, London, England
Died: May 29, 1911

 39 Christopher Tolkien

Christopher Tolkien.
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Famous As: English editor
Birthdate: November 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 16, 2020

Christopher Tolkien was a French and English academic editor. The son of legendary author J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher edited much of his father's work, which was published after his father's demise. Christopher Tolkien is also credited with drawing the original maps in, The Lord of the Rings, one of his father's highly acclaimed novels.

 40 Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis
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Famous As: Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist
Birthdate: November 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: March 7, 1957

 41 Lynda Benglis

Lynda Benglis
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Charles

 42 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 2, 1699
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 6, 1779

 43 Angelica Kauffman

Angelica Kauffman
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 30, 1741
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chur, Switzerland
Died: November 5, 1807

One of the two women founder members of London’s Royal Academy, Angelica Kauffman was born to a painter father in Switzerland and was quite a prodigy, who mastered several languages and the arts of music and painting quite quickly. The history painter is best remembered for her landscapes and portraits.

 44 Guido Reni

Guido Reni
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 4, 1575
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: August 18, 1642

 45 Annibale Carracci

Annibale Carracci.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 3, 1560
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna
Died: July 15, 1609

Born to a tailor, Annibale Carracci set up a painters’ studio named Accademia degli Incamminati with his brother and cousin, thus establishing the famous Carracci family of painters. A significant figure of the Baroque movement, he is remembered for his iconic works such as Domine, Quo Vadis?

 46 Jacques Charrier

Jacques Charrier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Metz, France

 47 Kate Perugini

Kate Perugini
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 29, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: May 9, 1929

 48 Bronzino

Bronzino
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 17, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: November 23, 1572

 49 Jacob Epstein

Jacob Epstein
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1959

 50 Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Südern-Linden, Switzerland
Died: March 25, 1967