Renowned Art

Artists born in the 17th century (1601 - 1700)
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Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch (June 3, 1664 — Amsterdam, August 12, 1750) was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life paintings of flowers.
Jan van HuysumJan van Huysum (1682 - February 8, 1749), Dutch painter, was born at Amsterdam.
Jean-Antoine WatteauJean-Antoine Watteau (October 10, 1684 - July 18, 1721) was a French painter.
Jean-Baptiste OudryJean-Baptiste Oudry (17 March 1686, Paris - 30 April 1755, Beauvais) was a French Rococo painter, engraver and tapestry designer. He is particularly well known for his images of animals and his hunt pieces depicting game.
Nicolas LancretNicolas Lancret (January 22, 1690 - September 14, 1743), French painter, was born in Paris, and became a brilliant depicter of light comedy which reflected the tastes and manners of French society under the regent Orleans.
Giovanni Battista TiepoloGiovanni Battista Tiepolo, also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo (March 5, 1696 - March 27, 1770) was a Venetian painter and printmaker, considered among the last "Grand Manner" fresco painters from the Venetian republic.
CanalettoGiovanni Antonio Canal (October 7, 1697 - April 19, 1768), better known as Canaletto, was a Venetian artist famous for his landscapes or vedute of Venice. They served as the equivalent of painted postcards for those able to afford the price. He was a son of a painter Bernardo Canal, hence his nickname Canaletto.
William HogarthWilliam Hogarth (November 10, 1697 – October 26, 1764) was a major British painter, engraver, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist who has been credited as a pioneer in western sequential art. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture to Comic strip-like series of pictures called “modern moral subjects.” Much of his work humorously and sometimes viciously poked fun at contemporary politics and customs.
Jean-Baptiste-Simeon ChardinJean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (November 2, 1699 - December 6, 1779) is considered by some to be the greatest of the 18th-century French painters. He is known for his beautifully textured still lifes as well as his sensitive and touching genre paintings.

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