Welcome to TheFamousArtists.com!

The Famous Artists strives to become the best family-friendly art site on the web. We have artist biographies that focus on who the famous artists were as people and the beauty of their work. We’ll leave the overly graphic and over-exposed works of art to the larger sites. We’ll also leave the critical essays on style, technique and other such things to the museums and art scholars.

The Famous Artists is all about celebrating art and how so much of the world’s history and beauty has been captured on canvas, paper and wood.

So, come on in and explore our ever-growing list of famous artists in the public domain and their wonderful creations. We currently showcase almost 70 famous artists with detailed biographies and selected works. You may have heard of many of these painters and there could be a few you haven’t met before too.

Recently Added Famous Paintings

A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society

Sir Edwin Landseer captures a local dog sitting on a seawall in this lovely oil on canvas work. Exhibited in ...

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Completed in 1887 in ink with color on silk, Jurojin is the work of the Japanese artist Shibata Zeshin. Japanese art ...

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GG 550, Adam Elsheimer (1578-1610), Morgenlandschaft ("Aurora"), Kupfer, 17 X 22 cm


Much of his known catalog of works contains images of the Bible. Oddly enough, it is perhaps the Greek goddess of ...

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A Painter in His Studio

Copperplate etching from 1667 by the Fench artist Abraham Bosse (1602-1676). A museum entitled it A Painter in his Studio and ...

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Judith and Holofernes

I always find it amazing when artwork survives for hundreds of years after it was created; particularly work done on ...

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Latest Artists Added to TheFamousArtists.com

portrait of Jeong Seon

Jeong Seon
(1676 – 1759)

portrait of peter paul rubens

Rubens, Peter Paul
(1577 – 1640)

Eugene Isabey

Isabey, Eugene
(1803 – 1886)