List of French painters
This is a list of French painters sorted alphabetically and by the century in which the artist was most active.
List of French painters - Wikipedia
Pierre Bonnard
La Sala Recoletos de Fundación Mapfre acoge una retrospectiva dedicada a Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), una figura decisiva en torno al nacimiento del arte moderno y, a la vez, un artista cuya producción...
Claude Monet - Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915)
This is unique film of French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his garden at Giverny. The footage is in two segments. Firstly we see the artist o...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919) This is unique footage of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He is seen at home, working on a canvas. I'm just...
Edgar Degas - Filmed Walking Down a Paris Street (1915)
This is unique film of the Impressionist painter Edgar Degas captured walking down a street in Paris in 1915. Enjoy!
Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum
That robbery — which included the loss of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and sketches by Degas — has haunted Boston, law enforcement and the art world ever since. Boston Globe reporter Stephen K...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Van Gogh landscape to be shown for first time in 100 years
The significance of two handwritten numbers scribbled almost imperceptibly on the back had been overlooked until now. They have been found to correspond precisely with those on two separate lists of V...
Claude Monet Masterpieces
This is a compilation of Claude Monet's most stunning paintings. Dedicated to all of our Art Fans and of course our Claude Monet Fans!
MoMA to stay open 24 hours for Matisse viewing
All day. All night. Art lovers who want to catch MoMA’s Matisse cutouts before the exhibit closes will be able to visit at any hour this weekend between 10:30 a.m. Friday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Henri Matisse Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works
Artworks and analysis: Henri Matisse is the greatest colorist of the twentieth century who achieved prominence via expressive or decorative, but often monumental, paintings.
Paul Gauguin Biography
Paul Gauguin - Biography. The complete works, large resolution images, ecard, rating, slideshow and more! One of the largest Paul Gauguin resource on the web!
Tahitian girls painting by Paul Gauguin 'becomes world's most expensive single work of art'
Qatar is understood to have acquired Gaugin's Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) for its state-run museums, just three years after spending £160million on a painting by Paul Cezanne.
Antoine Blanchard (Maler)
Antoine Blanchard (1910 - 1988) war ein französischer Maler,
Paul Cézanne Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works
Artworks and analysis: Paul Cézanne paved the way for the emergence of modern art, both visually and conceptually and provided the links between Impressionism and early-twentieth century artistic move...
Jean Fouquet
Jean (or Jehan) Fouquet (1420–1481) was a preeminent French painter of the 15th century, a master of both panel painting and manuscript illumination, and the apparent inventor of the portrait miniatur...
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Henri Bonnart
Henri Bonnart, a French painter and engraver, was the brother of Robert, Jean Baptiste, and Nicolas Bonnart. He was born in Paris in 1642, became rector of the Academy of St. Luke, and died in Paris i...
Henri Bonnart - Wikipedia
Henri Matisse
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse ([ɑ̃ʁi matis]; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printma...
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The Back Series
The Back Series is a series of four bas-relief bronze sculptures, by Henri Matisse.They were modeled between 1909 and 1930. Back I appeared in the second PostImpressionist show in London, and the Armo...
The Back Series - Wikipedia
Léon Matthieu Cochereau
Léon Matthieu Cochereau (1793, Montigny-le-Gannelon - 30 August 1817) was a French painter. A student of David, he painted his master's studio in a painting now held at the Louvre [1]. Another of his ...
Léon Matthieu Cochereau - Wikipedia
Eustache Restout
Eustache Restout (12 November 1655, Caen - 1 November 1743, Mondaye) was a French architect, engraver, painter and Premonstratensian canon regular, belonging to the artistic Restout dynasty. At his de...
Eustache Restout - Wikipedia
Ksenia Milicevic
Ksenia Milicevic (born September 15, 1942) is a French painter, architect and town planner. She is based in Paris, with a studio in Bateau-Lavoir in Montmartre. She also maintains a base in South West...
Ksenia Milicevic - Wikipedia
Jacques-François Courtin
Jacques François Courtin, a French historical painter, was born at Sens in 1672. He was a pupil of Louis de Boullongne, and painted the 'mai' offered to the cathedral of Notre-Dame by the goldsmiths o...
Jacques-François Courtin - Wikipedia
Boris Grinsson
Boris Grinsson (1907, Pskov, Russia - 1999) was an artist famous for drawing the designs for over 2000 French film posters.
Fleeing Russia after the Bolshevik take over, Grinsson's family settled ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Marcel Duchamp
Marcel Duchamp(July 28, 1887 -- October 2, 1968) was a French artist (he became an American citizen in 1955) whose work and ideas had considerable influence ...
Thibaut de Reimpré
Thibaut de Reimpré is a contemporary French painter. Born in Paris in 1949, he attended the 'Beaux-Arts' in Paris and worked, in particular, in the 'Atelier Yankel' from 1968 to 1971. He currently wor...
Antoine Blanchard
Antoine Blanchard is the pseudonym under which French painter, Marcel Masson (1910–1988) painted his immensely popular Parisian street scenes. He was born in a small village near the banks of the Loir...
Beauty and the Beast (1946 film)
Beauty and the Beast (French: La Belle et la Bête) is a 1946 French romantic fantasy film adaptation of the traditional fairy tale of the same name, written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont a...