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Hans BolHans Bol (1534 - 1593), Flemish artist, received his early training from his two uncles who were also painters. He then was the apprentice to a Mechelen watercolorist and tempera painter at the age of fourteen.
El GrecoEl Greco (Spanish for "the Greek") is the name by which Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541 - April 7, 1614), a Cretan-born painter and sculptor, is best known.
Agostino CarracciAgostino Carracci (or Caracci) (August 16, 1557, in Bologna - March 22, 1602, in Parma) was an Italian painter and graphical artist. He posited the ideal in nature, and was the founder of the competing school to the more gritty (for lack of a better term) view of nature as expressed by Caravaggio
CaravaggioMichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), often short Caravaggio after his hometown, was an Italian Baroque painter, whose large religious works portrayed saints and other biblical figures as ordinary people.
Peter Paul RubensPieter Pauwel (Peter Paul) Rubens (June 28, 1577 - May 30, 1640) was a Flemish baroque painter.
Frans HalsFrans Hals (c. 1580 - August 26, 1666) was a Dutch painter of the Dutch Golden Age. As a portrait painter, by some considered as second only to Rembrandt, in Holland, he displayed extraordinary talent and quickness in the exercise of his art. He lived almost his entire life in Haarlem, in today's Netherlands.
Georges de La TourGeorges de La Tour (March 13, 1593–January 30, 1652) was a painter from the Duchy of Lorraine, now in France.
Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi (July 8, 1593 – 1651/1653) was an Italian Early Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation influenced by Caravaggio (Caravaggisti). In an era when women painters were not easily accepted by the artistic community, she was the first female painter to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence.
Jacob JordaensJacob Jordaens (May 19, 1593 - October 18, 1678), was one of three Flemish Baroque painters, along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, to bring prestige to the Antwerp school of painting.
Nicolas PoussinNicolas Poussin (June 1594 – November 19, 1665) was a French painter.

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