Person List of Famous Printmakers

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List of famous printmakers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top printmakers in the world? This includes the most prominent printmakers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable printmakers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic printmakers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned printmakers.

A list made up of famous printmaking artists like Andy Warhol and William Blake. Featuring contemporary printmakers, lino artists, modern printmaking artists, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known printmakers to the lesser known printmakers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the printmaker field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous printmakers ever?" and "What are the names of famous printmakers?" then you're in the right place.
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Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Andy Warhol 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 advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol ...more

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Age: Died at 59 (1928-1987)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Chelsea Girls, Empire, Mario Banana I, Blow Job

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#356 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#483 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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#166 on Saddest Deaths Ever

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Pablo Picasso is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, 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. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist ...more

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Age: Died at 92 (1881-1973)

Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

Profession: Sculptor, Scenic Designer, Painter, Printmaker Artist

Credits: Le mystère Picasso, Something's Gotta Give, Bezoek aan Picasso, Picasso

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#110 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#171 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#353 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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William Blake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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William Blake was an English painter, poet and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least ...more

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Age: Died at 70 (1757-1827)

Birthplace: Soho, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Poet, Printmaker, Artist

Credits: Tiger

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#8 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#219 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#195 on Famous People Who Have Been Through Depression

#15 on The Best English Poets of All Time

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Gloria Stuart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Gloria Stewart, known as Gloria Stuart, was an American actress and artist. Stuart began her acting career in the theater. In the 1930s and 1940s, she performed in little theater and summer stock on both coasts. Her career in the movies spanned from 1932 to 2004—with a twenty-nine year break. Her ...more

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Age: Died at 100 (1910-2010)

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Painter, Actor, Printmaker Artist

Credits: Titanic, The Invisible Man, Wildcats, My Favorite Year The Old Dark House, + more

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#1170 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Jasper Johns is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Jasper Johns is an American painter and printmaker. ...more

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Age: 85

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker, Artist

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#2 on Famous People Named Jasper

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Francisco Goya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was court painter to the Spanish Crown; throughout the Peninsular War he remained in Madrid, where he painted the portrait of Joseph ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1746-1828)

Birthplace: Fuendetodos, Spain

Profession: Painter, Visual Artist, Artist

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#1176 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#31 on Famous People Named Francisco

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Winslow Homer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Winslow Homer was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator. He ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1836-1910)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Artist

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J. M. W. Turner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Printmakers
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Joseph Mallord William "J. M. W." Turner, RA was an English Romanticist landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. Turner was considered a controversial figure in his day, but is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence rivalling history painting. Although ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1775-1851)

Birthplace: Covent Garden, London, England

Profession: Painter, Artist

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