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Artists born in the 18th century (1701 - 1800)
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William BlakeWilliam Blake (November 28, 1757 – August 12, 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake's work is today considered seminal and significant in the history of both poetry and the visual arts. He was voted 38th in a poll of the 100 Greatest Britons organised by the BBC in 2002.
Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was an Edo period Japanese artist, painter, wood engraver and ukiyo-e maker, born in Edo (now Tokyo). Author of the 13-volume sketchbook Hokusai manga (begun in 1814) and the block prints "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji," (created around 1823-1829), which includes "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa."
Thomas LawrenceSir Thomas Lawrence (April 13, 1769 - January 7, 1830), was an English painter, born at Bristol.
Caspar David FriedrichCaspar David Friedrich (September 5, 1774 – May 7, 1840) was a 19th century German Romantic painter, considered by many critics to be one of the finest representatives of the movement.
J. M. W. TurnerJoseph Mallord William Turner, born in Covent Garden, London on April 23 (exact date disputed) 1775, died December 19, 1851. English Romantic landscape artist.
John ConstableJohn Constable (June 11, 1776 - March 31, 1837) was born in East Bergholt, a village on the River Stour in Suffolk, England. He became a great landscape painter.
Edward HicksEdward Hicks (1780-1849) was a folk artist and devout Quaker (member of the Religious Society of Friends).
Jean Auguste Dominique IngresJean Auguste Dominique Ingres (August 29, 1780 - January 14, 1867) was a French painter.
John James AudubonJohn James Audubon (April 26, 1785 - January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He painted, catalogued, and described the birds of North America.
Theodore GericaultThéodore Géricault (September 26, 1791 in Rouen, Normandy - January 26, 1824) was a famous French painter, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. He was one of the pioneers of the Romanticism movement.

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