Édouard Vuillard

Édouard Vuillard

“To say a thing is beautiful is simply an act of faith, not a measurement on some kind of scale.” ~Édouard Vuillard Édouard Vuillard (pronunciation) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis group of artists. He is noted for his intimate,...
Gustave Caillebotte

Gustave Caillebotte

“The very great artists attach you even more to life.” ~Gustave Caillebotte Born August 19, 1848, in Paris, France, Gustave Caillebotte (pronunciation) was part of an upper-class Parisian family. Most of his life was spent in France. He lived in a house in the...
Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera

“To be an artist, one must never shirk from the truth as he understands it, never withdraw from life.” ~Diego Rivera Diego Rivera (pronunciation) was one of the most significant Mexican artists of the 20th century. He is best known for his large-scale murals which...
William Blake

William Blake

“If a thing loves, it is infinite.” ~William Blake William Blake was a British poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a formative figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age....
William Holman Hunt

William Holman Hunt

William Hunt was an English painter, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and an important artist in the Victorian Era. Learn more in this free artist study. “The door of the human heart can only be opened from the inside.” ~William Holman-Hunt...
William Hogarth

William Hogarth

“I know of no such thing as genius, genius is nothing but labor and diligence.” ~William Hogarth William Hogarth was an English painter, printmaker, and engraver who lived in the 18th century. His work often satirized contemporary British society and was very popular...