Artists & Painters Whose First Name Starts With W

Discover the famous artists & painters whose name starts with W. The list includes people like William Blake, Wassily Kandinsky, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Willem de Kooning, William Hogarth and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of artists & painters whose names start with W includes people from United States, England, Germany, China and other countries all over the world.

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 1 William Blake

William Blake
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Famous As: Poet and Visual Artist of the Romantic Age
Birthdate: November 28, 1757
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Soho, London, England
Died: August 12, 1827

 2 Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13, 1944
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Will Sampson

Will Sampson
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA
Died: June 3, 1987
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 4 Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 24, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 29, 1910

 5 William Alexander

William Alexander
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Famous As: Former painter known for hosting The Magic of Oil Painting Teaching television painter Bob Ross
Birthdate: April 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: East Prussia
Died: January 24, 1997

 6 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

 7 Walter Keane

Walter Keane
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Plagiarist
Birthdate: October 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Died: December 27, 2000
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 8 Will Eisner

Will Eisner
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: March 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 3, 2005

 9 William Turner of Oxford

William Turner of Oxford
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Famous As: Painter who specialised in watercolour landscapes
Birthdate: November 29, 1789
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 7, 1862

 10 Wes Borland

Wes Borland
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 William Kentridge

William Kentridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Film director, Artist, Painter
Birthdate: April 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg

 12 William-Adolphe Bouguereau

William-Adolphe Bouguereau
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 30, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: August 19, 1905

 13 Wayne Thiebaud

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

 14 Wang Yangming

Wang Yangming
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Calligrapher
Birthdate: October 26, 1472
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yuyao, Zhejiang Province
Died: January 9, 1529

 15 Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay
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Famous As: Cartoonist, Animator, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: September 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canada
Died: July 26, 1934

 16 W. S. Gilbert

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

 17 Walter Sickert

Walter Sickert
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 31, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich
Died: January 22, 1942

 18 Wolfgang Beltracchi

Wolfgang Beltracchi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Art forger, Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Writer
Birthdate: February 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Höxter

 19 William Etty

William Etty
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York
Died: November 13, 1849

 20 William Holman Hunt

William Holman Hunt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: April 2, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheapside
Died: September 7, 1910

 21 Wolfgang von Kempelen

Wolfgang von Kempelen
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Famous As: Author and inventor, known for his chess-playing "automaton" hoax The Turk and for his speaking machine
Birthdate: January 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: March 26, 1804

 22 Wyndham Lewis

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

 23 Willem Arondeus

Willem Arondeus
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Famous As: Artist and author who joined the Dutch anti-Nazi resistance movement during World War II
Birthdate: August 22, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Naarden, Netherlands
Died: July 1, 1943

 24 Walter Dorwin Teague

Walter Dorwin Teague
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Industrial Designer
Birthdate: December 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pendleton, Indiana, United States
Died: December 5, 1960

 25 Walter De Maria

Walter De Maria
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: October 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, California, United States
Died: July 25, 2013

 26 Wally Herbert

Wally Herbert
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: October 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: York, England
Died: June 12, 2007

 27 Walter Crane

Walter Crane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: August 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: March 14, 1915

 28 William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nineveh
Died: October 25, 1916

 29 Walter Moers

Walter Moers
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Famous As: Comic creator
Birthdate: May 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mönchengladbach, Germany

 30 William Zorach

William Zorach
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: February 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jurbarkas, Lithuania
Died: November 15, 1966

 31 Wolfgang Paalen

Wolfgang Paalen
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 22, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 24, 1959

 32 Wolf Vostell

Wolf Vostell
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leverkusen, Germany
Died: April 3, 1998

 33 William Henry Jackson

William Henry Jackson
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist, Mountaineer
Birthdate: April 4, 1843
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Keeseville
Died: June 30, 1942

 34 Wilhelm Busch

Wilhelm Busch
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 15, 1832
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiedensahl, Germany
Died: January 9, 1908

 35 Willem Claesz Heda

Willem Claesz Heda
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 14, 1594
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: 1680 AD

 36 Will Elder

Will Elder
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: September 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: May 15, 2008

 37 Wols

Wols
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Famous As: Painter, Photographer
Birthdate: May 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: September 1, 1951

 38 William Dyce

William Dyce
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 19, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: February 14, 1864

 39 William Sidney Mount

William Sidney Mount
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 26, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Setauket- East Setauket, New York, United States
Died: November 19, 1868

 40 Wim Crouwel

Wim Crouwel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former Graphic designer who designed the typeface New Alphabet
Birthdate: November 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: September 19, 2019

 41 Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Wilhelm Lehmbruck
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: January 4, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Duisburg, Germany
Died: March 25, 1919

 42 Willem van de Velde the Elder

Willem van de Velde the Elder
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 31, 1610
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: December 13, 1693

 43 William Christenberry

William Christenberry
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: November 28, 2016

 44 Wilhelm Leibl

Wilhelm Leibl
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 4, 1900

 45 Watanabe Kazan

Watanabe Kazan
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 20, 1793
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 23, 1841

 46 William Edmondson

William Edmondson
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 1874 AD
Birthplace: Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 7, 1951

 47 Washington Allston

Washington Allston
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 48 William Rush

William Rush
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: July 4, 1756
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 17, 1833

 49 Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning
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Famous As: Abstract expressionist artist
Birthdate: April 24, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 19, 1997

 50 Wu Changshuo

Wu Changshuo
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 12, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Anji County, Huzhou, China
Died: November 29, 1927