Artists Famous Dutch And Flemish Renaissance Painting Artists

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List of famous Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. A list made up of artists like Hans Memling and Jan van Eyck. (6 items)
Jan van Eyck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dutch And Flemish Renaissance Painting Artists
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Jan van Eyck was an Early Netherlandish painter active in Bruges and one of the most significant Northern Renaissance artists of the 15th century. Outside of the Ghent Altarpiece completed with his brother Hubert van Eyck, and the illuminated miniatures ascribed to Hand G—believed to be Jan—of the Turin-Milan Hours, only about 25 surviving works are confidently attributed to him, all dated between 1432 and 1439. Ten, including the Ghent altarpiece, are dated and signed with a variation of his motto, ALS IK KAN, always written in Greek characters, and transliterate as a pun on his name. Little is known of his early life. The few surviving records indicate that he was born c. 1380–90, most ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Arnolfini Portrait, Ince Hall Madonna, Annunciation, Madonna of Chancellor Rolin, Lucca Madonna, + more

Birthplace: Maaseik, Belgium

Associated periods or movements: Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, Renaissance

Art Forms: Painting

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Pieter Brueghel the Elder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dutch And Flemish Renaissance Painting Artists
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder was a Dutch Renaissance painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. He is sometimes referred to as the "Peasant Bruegel". From 1559, he dropped the "h" from his name and signed his paintings as Bruegel. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Dull Gret, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, The Peasant Wedding, Netherlandish Proverbs, The Harvesters, + more

Birthplace: Breda, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting

Nationality: Netherlands

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

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Hans Memling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dutch And Flemish Renaissance Painting Artists
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Hans Memling was a German-born painter who moved to Flanders and worked in the tradition of Early Netherlandish painting. He spent some time in the Brussels workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, and after Rogier's death in 1464, Memling was made a citizen of Bruges, where he became one of the leading artists, painting both portraits and diptychs for personal devotion and several large religious works, seamlessly continuing the style he learned in his youth. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: The Last Judgment, The Donne Triptych, Triptych of The Adoration of The Magi, Portrait of a Man with a Roman Medal, Scenes from the Passion of Christ, + more

Birthplace: Mainz, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting

Art Forms: Painting

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Quentin Matsys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dutch And Flemish Renaissance Painting Artists
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Quentin Matsys

Quentin Matsys was a painter in the Flemish tradition and a founder of the Antwerp school. He was born at Leuven, where legend states he was trained as an ironsmith before becoming a painter. Matsys was active in Antwerp for over 20 years, creating numerous works with religious roots and satirical tendencies. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Ill-Matched Lovers, Ecce Homo, Ill-Matched Marriage, Portrait of a Man with a Pink, The Ugly Duchess

Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium

Associated periods or movements: Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting

Art Forms: Painting