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Glossary of Portrait Artists

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French artist with two self portraits-very light, delicate and theatrical
Jean-Antoine Watteau
Austrian injured in WW1 who painted in vivid colors, was influenced by allegory and legends
Oskar Kokoschka
Created over 1000 works of art/from Flanders, had other careers/painted Daniel in the Lion's Den
Peter Paul Rubens
All the faces of these artist's paintings emerge from dark backgrounds in the formal style of the time.
Durer, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Watteau
Four artists influenced by the discovery and use of the camera
Cezanne, Renoir, Rousseau and Chagall
Dutch artist with 60 self portraits
Rembrandt Van Rijn
First artist to do do self portraits/from Germany
Albrecht Durer
Spanish Surrealist who worked with organic shapes, bright colors and whose work became abstract
Joan Miro
Russian artist who painted himself upside down because the world is round/used fantasy and strange visions
Marc Chagall
French artist painted imaginary jungle scenes
Henri Rousseau
Starry Night is the most famous painting by this self taught Dutch artist who failed both as an art dealer and an evangelist
Vincent VanGogh
This French artist was going to be a lawyer/painted flat patterns of bright colors
Henri Matisse
Arthritis didn't keep him from painting light, sunny paintings of young women
Pierre Auguste Renoir
Father of Modern Art/ from France
Paul Cezanne

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