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Famous Artists from Romania

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List of the most popular artists from Romania, 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. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Romanian 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 Romanian artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list has a variety of artists, like Bogdan Lascăr and Ioan Mihai Cochinescu, in it.

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

For further information on these historic Romanian artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Romanian artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Marcel Janco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Composition with Red Arrow
Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he ...more
Ion Theodorescu-Sion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Ion Theodorescu-Sion was a Romanian painter and draftsman, known for his contributions to modern art and especially for his traditionalist, primitivist, handicraft-inspired and Christian ...more
Alexandra Nechita is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
40 Minutes Line Drawing, Holidays Are Here Again, Manicurist / Hairdresser
Alexandra Nechita is a Romanian and American cubist painter and muralist.
Paul Păun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Paul Păun, September 5, 1915 – April 9, 1994, also signed his work Paul Paon and Paul Paon Zaharia. He was a Romanian and Israeli avant-garde poet and visual artist, who wrote in Romanian and ...more
János Mattis-Teutsch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
János Mattis-Teutsch or Máttis-Teutsch, Mátis-Teutsch was a Hungarian and Romanian painter, sculptor, graphic artist, art critic, and poet. Best known for his Seelenblumen ...more
Constantin Brâncuși is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Bird in Space, The Endless Column, The Kiss
Constantin Brâncuși was a Romanian sculptor, painter and photographer who made his career in France. Considered a pioneer of modernism, one of the most influential sculptors of the ...more
Ştefan Luchian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
A Housepainter (Self-Portrait), Anemones, Interior (Lorica)
Ștefan Luchian was a Romanian painter, famous for his landscapes and still life works.
Nicolae Grigorescu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Ţărancă voioasă, Car cu boi, Pescăriţă la Grandville
Nicolae Grigorescu was one of the founders of modern Romanian painting.
Mișu Popp is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Mișu Popp
Mişu Popp was a Romanian painter and muralist.
Nicolae Tonitza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Fetita Padurarului, Queuing for Bread, Spate
Nicolae Tonitza was a Romanian painter, engraver, lithographer, journalist and art critic. Drawing inspiration from Post-impressionism and Expressionism, he had a major role in introducing ...more
Constantin Lecca is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Constantin Lecca
Constantin Lecca was a Romainian painter and art professor. He was the first Romanian artist to create Western-style religious paintings. Although he worked in a variety of genres, including ...more
Theodor Aman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Theodor Aman was a Romanian painter, engraver and art professor of Armenian ancestry. He mostly produced genre and history scenes.
Dan Perjovschi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Dan Perjovschi is an artist, writer and cartoonist born in 1961 in Sibiu, Romania. Perjovschi has over the past decade created drawings in museum spaces, most recently in the Museum of Modern ...more
Gheorghe Tattarescu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Gheorghe Tattarescu was a Moldavian-born Romanian painter and a pioneer of neoclassicism in his country's modern painting.
Ștefan Dimitrescu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Ștefan Dimitrescu was a Romanian Post-impressionist painter and draftsman.
Ion Andreescu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Ion Andreescu was a Romanian painter of great renown.
Ion Țuculescu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Ion Ţuculescu was a Romanian expressionist and abstract oil painter, although professionally he worked as a biologist and physician. His artwork became well-known posthumously, when, in the ...more
Aurel Băeșu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Aurel Băeșu
Aurel Băeşu was a Romanian painter.
Iosif Iser is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Iosif Iser
Iosif Iser was a Romanian painter and graphic artist. Born to a Jewish family, he was initially inspired by Expressionism, creating drawings with thick, unmodulated, lines and steep angles. ...more
Nicolae Vermont is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Nicolae Vermont was a Romanian realist painter, graphic artist and muralist. He was noted for his wide range of subjects and his interest in social issues, and was an associate of the ...more
Alexandru Ciucurencu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Alexandru Ciucurencu
Alexandru Ciucurencu was a Romanian Post-Impressionist painter. A collection of Ciucurencu's paintings can be seen in Dr. Frasier Crane's apartment in the sitom Frasier, in the episode "The ...more
Constantin Daniel Stahi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Constantin Daniel Stahi
Constantin Daniel Stahi was a Romanian painter and gravure artist.
Francisc Șirato is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Francisc Şirato was a Romanian painter, graphic artist, art critic, and designer.
Corneliu Baba is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Corneliu Baba
Corneliu Baba was a Romanian painter, primarily a portraitist, but also known as a genre painter and an illustrator of books.
Nicolae Dărăscu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Artists from Romania
Nicolae Dărăscu
Nicolae Dărăscu was a Romanian painter. He was influenced by Impressionism and Neo-impressionism.