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Famous Artists from Netherlands

List of the most popular artists from Netherlands, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. You might also be interested in Vincent Van Gogh's tortured life and weird personal quirks of iconic artists. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Dutch artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Dutch artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Netherlands?" and "Who are the most well-known Dutch artists?"

For further information on these historic Dutch artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Dutch artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.

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  • Vincent van Gogh
    The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers
    • Birthplace: Zundert, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
  • Hieronymus Bosch
    The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things, Allegory of Gluttony and Lust
    • Birthplace: 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Renaissance
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing
  • Adriaan de Lelie
    The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester, Mother and Two Children with Still Life
    • Birthplace: Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Karel Appel
    Jumping Fox with Green Virgin, Flying Fish, En attendent nous
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: COBRA
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting
  • Adriaen Backer
    Anatomy Lesson by Dr. F. Ruysch
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Coosje van Bruggen
    Chiat/Day Office Building
    • Birthplace: Groningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands, United States of America
    • Art Forms: Sculpture
  • Jan Davidsz. de Heem
    Festoon with Flowers and Fruit, Vase of Flowers, Still Life with Fruit
    • Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Willem Claeszoon Heda
    Still Life with Gilt Goblet, Still Life with Pie, Silver Ewer and Crab
    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Floris van Dyck
    Still Life with Cheeses
    • Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Willem de Kooning
    Excavation, Woman V, Woman III
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands, United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Piet Mondrian
    Broadway Boogie-Woogie, Composition with Red, Yellow
    • Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: De Stijl
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema
    The Roses of Heliogabalus, Spring
    • Birthplace: Dronrijp, Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Academic art, Romanticism
    • Nationality: Netherlands, United Kingdom
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Theo van Doesburg
    Arithmetic Composition, Contra-Composition with Dissonances XVI, Pure Painting
    • Birthplace: Utrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: De Stijl, Dada
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Germaine Krull
    La Tour Eiffel (The Eiffel Tower), Portrait of Joris Ivens, Amsterdam
    • Birthplace: Wilda, Poznań, Poznań, Poland
    • Nationality: Netherlands, France, Poland, Germany
  • Marlene Dumas
    The Painter, Jen, Albino
    • Birthplace: South Africa, Cape Town
    • Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art
    • Nationality: Netherlands, South Africa
    • Art Forms: Painting