A painter is someone who creates 2-dimensional artwork in the form of paintings. Not only in Indonesia, but in this world there are so many names of famous painters. Their works are able to inspire many people and bring deep admiration. The following article will discuss who painters whose names are very well known in the world to date. Here is a list of the 10 most famous painters of all time.
Michelangelo is known to the world as a sculptor, painter and well-known architect. The name Michelangelo is often compared to the names of several other famous painters such as Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci and Massacio. Although included as one of the most famous painters in the world, Michelangelo called himself a sculptor.
The greatest work of Michelangelo is an illustration of the biblical story found on the Sistine Chapel ceiling in Vatican. His work was made based on one chapter in the Bible Genesis. Where the book of Genesis is a book that tells how the world and humans were first made.
Together with Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo, the three of them became the most famous painters from Italy. Raphael was also the first to respond to the famous Monalisa painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. From the painting of Monalisa, Raphael then made a painting similar to Monalisa which was named with Portrait of Maddalena Doni.
The work of Raphael is liked by many people. Some of his famous works include Mond Crucifixion, Portrait of Maddalena Doni, and Wedding of the Virgin. Some people believe that Raphael’s achievements exceeded what Leonardo had achieved.
3. Vincent Van Gogh
1853-1890 was the year when the famous Dutch painter lived, Vincent Van Gogh. There is no one in the world who doesn’t know his name. In the art world Van Gogh was known as a famous painter who was an impressionist. His art work is known as one of the inspiration of painters in the 20th century.
As an impressionist painter, there are 3 Van Gogh works of art that are very well known in the world. The three paintings are Sunflowers, The Starry Night, and Cafe Terrace at Night.
4. Tommaso Masaccio
Tommaso Masaccio, that’s the full name of this famous Italian painter. His name may not be as famous as other painters like Leonardo Da vinci, Raphael or Michelangelo. Masaccio was one of the painters who used the law of scientific perspective in every work of art he made.
Masaccio died at a very young age of 26 when he was working on the Brancacci Chapel Frescoes of The Life of St. Peter. But even though Masaccio died at a young age, there are 3 paintings that are famous in the world, namely Brancacci Chapel, Pisa Altarpiece, and Holy Trinity.
5. Leonardo Da Vinci
Surely you know Monalisa paintings aren’t you? The Monalisa painting was made by a famous Italian painter named Leonardo Da Vinci. Not only known as a painter, Da Vinci is also a sculptor, architect, engineer, mathematician, and scientist. Many things can be done by him to make him dubbed ‘Universal Genius’.
During his entire life as a painter, 1452-1519, Da Vinci was known through his beautiful works. In this world, there are 4 works that are very well known, such as one that we know is Monalisa, other paintings include The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man, and Lady with An Ermine.
6. Pablo Picasso
This is the most famous painter in the world, Pablo Picasso. Is a Spanish painter, a modern Cubist. His work has been recognized by the world as a work that is second to none. Every stroke of the brush can always amaze many people. His work also has a very high value.
There are 3 works from Picasso that are world-famous, including Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Guernica, and The Weeping woman