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Famous Artists from Netherlands

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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.

  • Vincent van Gogh1

    Vincent van Gogh

    The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters

    BirthplaceZundert, Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsPost-Impressionism


    Art FormsPainting, Printmaking, Drawing

    Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hieronymus Bosch2

    Hieronymus Bosch

    The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things

    Birthplace's-Hertogenbosch, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsRenaissance


    Art FormsPainting, Drawing

    Hieronymus Bosch (UK: , US: , Dutch: [ɦijeːˈroːnimʏz ˈbɔs] (listen); born Jheronimus van Aken... more on Wikipedia
  • Adriaan de Lelie3

    Adriaan de Lelie

    The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester, Mother and Two Children with Still Life

    BirthplaceKingdom of the Netherlands


    Art FormsPainting

    Adriaan de Lelie (1755-1820) was a Dutch painter. Lelie was the teacher of Dutch portraitist... more on Wikipedia
  • Dirk Langendijk4
    Dirk Langendijk (Rotterdam, 8 March 1748 – Rotterdam, 15 December 1805), written as Langendyk... more on Wikipedia
  • Karel Appel5

    Karel Appel

    Jumping Fox with Green Virgin, Flying Fish

    BirthplaceNetherlands, Amsterdam, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holland

    Associated periods or movementsCOBRA


    Art FormsSculpture, Painting

    Christiaan Karel Appel (pronounced [ˈkrɪstijaːn ˈkaːrəl ˈɑpəl] (listen); 25 April 1921 – 3 May... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adriaen Backer6

    Adriaen Backer

    Anatomy Lesson by Dr. F. Ruysch

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsBaroque


    Art FormsPainting

    Adriaen Backer (ca 1635, Amsterdam — buried 23 May 1684, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Golden Age... more on Wikipedia
  • Coosje van Bruggen7

    Coosje van Bruggen

    Chiat/Day Office Building

    BirthplaceGroningen, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands, United States of America

    Art FormsSculpture

    Coosje van Bruggen (June 6, 1942 – January 10, 2009) was a Dutch-born American sculptor, art... more on Wikipedia
  • Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert8

    Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert

    Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert (1613 – 23 January 1654) was a Dutch-born Flemish Baroque... more on Wikipedia
  • Jan Davidsz. de Heem9

    Jan Davidsz. de Heem

    Festoon with Flowers and Fruit, Vase of Flowers

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsBaroque


    Art FormsPainting

    Jan Davidsz. de Heem or in-full Jan Davidszoon de Heem, also called Johannes de Heem or... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Diepraam10

    Abraham Diepraam

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  • Willem Claeszoon Heda11

    Willem Claeszoon Heda

    Still Life with Gilt Goblet, Still Life with Pie

    BirthplaceHaarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsBaroque


    Art FormsPainting

    Willem Claeszoon Heda (December 14, 1593/1594 – c. 1680/1682) was a Dutch Golden Age artist... more on Wikipedia
  • Isaac van Swanenburg12

    Isaac van Swanenburg

    Isaak Nicolai or Isaac Claesz van Swanenburg (1537 – 1614 in Leiden) was a Dutch Renaissance... more on Wikipedia
  • Floris van Dyck13

    Floris van Dyck

    Still Life with Cheeses

    BirthplaceDelft, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsBaroque


    Art FormsPainting

    Floris van Dyck, also called Floris van Dijck or Floris Claesz. van Dyck (c.1575 – before 26... more on Wikipedia
  • Dick Bruna14
    Dick Bruna (23 August 1927 – 16 February 2017) was a Dutch author, artist, illustrator and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacob Gestman Geradts15

    Jacob Gestman Geradts

    Jacob (or Jaap) Gestman Geradts (December 9, 1951, The Hague), Dutch Pin Up Artist painter.
  • Johan van der Keuken16
    Johan van der Keuken (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːɦɑn vɑn dɛr ˈkøːkə(n)]; 4 April 1938 – 7... more on Wikipedia
  • Willem de Kooning17

    Willem de Kooning

    Excavation, Woman V

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands, United States of America

    Art FormsPainting

    Willem de Kooning (; Dutch: [ˈʋɪləm də ˈkoːnɪŋ]; April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Bert Haanstra18
    Albert 'Bert' Haanstra (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑlbərt bɛrt ˈɦaːnstraː]; 31 May 1916 – 23... more on Wikipedia
  • Wim T. Schippers19
    Willem Theodoor "Wim T." Schippers (Dutch: [ʋɪm teː ˈsxɪpərs]; born 1 July 1942) is a Dutch... more on Wikipedia
  • Rien Poortvliet20
    Rien Poortvliet (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrinˈpoːrtflit]; 7 August 1932 – 15 September 1995) was... more on Wikipedia
  • Piet Mondrian21

    Piet Mondrian

    Broadway Boogie-Woogie, Composition with Red

    BirthplaceAmersfoort, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsDe Stijl


    Art FormsPainting

    Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan (Dutch: [ˈpitər ˈmɔndrijaːn]), after 1906 Piet Mondrian (, also US:... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema22

    Lawrence Alma-Tadema

    The Roses of Heliogabalus, Spring

    BirthplaceDronrijp, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsAcademic art, Romanticism

    NationalityNetherlands, United Kingdom

    Art FormsPainting

    Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, (; born Lourens Alma Tadema Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlʌurəns ˈɑlmaː... more on Wikipedia
  • Theo van Doesburg23

    Theo van Doesburg

    Arithmetic Composition, Contra-Composition with Dissonances XVI

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Associated periods or movementsDe Stijl, Dada


    Art FormsPainting

    Theo van Doesburg was a Dutch artist, who practised painting, writing, poetry and... more on Wikipedia
  • Germaine Krull24

    Germaine Krull

    La Tour Eiffel (The Eiffel Tower), Portrait of Joris Ivens

    BirthplaceWilda, Poznań, Poznań, Poland

    NationalityNetherlands, France, Poland, Germany

    Germaine Luise Krull (20 November 1897 – 31 July 1985) was a photographer, political activist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Marlene Dumas25

    Marlene Dumas

    The Painter, Jen

    BirthplaceWestern Cape, City of Cape Town, Cape Town, Africa, South Africa

    Associated periods or movementsContemporary art

    NationalityNetherlands, South Africa

    Art FormsPainting

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