1 Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. ...read more.
Other artists paint in paint. Van Gogh paints in emotion and feeling. Should be number 1 full stop.
His life and his paintings make the whole.
Best there ever was and ever will be
Who’s the 85% who doesn’t think this man was the greatest painter of all time?
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2 Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, ...read more.
A pioneer and a mentor for all painters past his time. Without Leo, painting and all art would be 500 years behind.
Really good artist, inventor and at everything
Where the hell is Bob ross?
Van Gogh is great, but Da Vinci was phenomenal. He had technique, advanced shading, unique sketching, and his overall painting was one of a kind. He’s the best.
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3 Pablo Picasso
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. ...read more.
This painer expresses his feelings, and enters the world of creativity, don't know how this painter got 2nd spot, should have gotten 1st.
See the other comment? This is what's wrong with the art community.
His paintings were amazingly creative. I like this!
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. ...read more.
Technically even better than davinci. But davinci has a better feeling in the paintings. Michelangelo was the Light genius. Nobody, even davinci could't paint that natural as him. Davinci phantasised much
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. A prolific and versatile master across three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history.
The painter of painters the man who started as a young boy and continued to old age
6 Claude Monet
Oscar-Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.
For me, it's always been between Monet and Van Gogh. Only reason I'm voting for Monet here is because Van Gogh is already #1 and I imagine he'll stay there.
His paintings are enticingly beautiful. - Britgirl
7 Salvador Dali
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.
The master of surrealism
I adore his work. I really do. It�'s amazing.
The sexiest, coolist, snaziest,mofo out there.
Caravaggio lived a short and a hard life, in his kast years he painted while escaping. He was accused of a murder no öne knows if that's true ör not
9 Bob Ross
Bob Ross was amazing at painting, sad to see him go before he had reach his time. - Mumbizz01
"Ever make mistakes in life? Lets make them birds. Yeah, they're birds now." - bob ross - wren6
He taught us the joy of painting.
Every branch he draw on his tree is a friend
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Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with ...read more.
"He living, Nature feared to be defeated.
Now that he's died, Nature feares to die"
This is written where he lays, in Pantheon
? Tom Wesselmann
11 Diego Velázquez
Dramatic, touching pieces.
12 Paul Cézanne
Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century.
Always will be the greatest painter, total game changer.
13 Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits.
14 Georgia O' Keeffe
15 Johannes Vermeer
Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer (1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. ...read more.
16 Jackson Pollock
Paul Jackson Pollock, known professionally as Jackson Pollock, was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
17 Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol, born Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s.
18 Edouard Manet
Édouard Manet (23 January 1832 – 30 April 1883) was a French painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.
19 Giotto di Bondone
20 Wassily Kandinsky
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (4 December (16 December by the Gregorian calendar) 1866 – 13 December 1944) was a Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first purely abstract works. ...read more.