The 25 Most Famous Painters of All Time

From the Byzantine Empire to the Modern Age

Frida Kahlo

Best known for her self-portraits that betray a hint of surrealism, Frida Kahlo was in a horrific bus crash at an early age, which left her dealing with chronic pain, which is a major motif throughout her work

R E M B R A N D T

An unparalleled master painter, Rembrandt van Rijn is also considered a master at the art of etching

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollack is one of the artists who pushed abstraction into the mainstream. His drip paintings are masterful works that convey a sense of movement and emotion without an actual subject, which was unheard of at the time.

Hokusai

William Adolph Bougereau

Paul Gauguin

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