Famous Male Paintings

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List of famous male paintings, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male paintings list contains the most prominent and top males known for being paintings. There are thousand of males working as paintings in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic paintings have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a painting then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of many different people, including David E. Oprava and Rumen Gasharov.

While this isn't a list of all male paintings, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male paintings?" and "Who are the best male paintings?"
David Lynch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer. He is best known for the acclaimed films Blue Velvet (1986) and Mulholland Drive (2001), regarded by some critics as among the best films of their respective decades, and for his successful 1990–91 television series Twin Peaks, which led to him being labeled "the first popular Surrealist" by noted film critic Pauline Kael. His 1977 debut film Eraserhead is regarded as a widely influential cult film. A recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 2019, he has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, and has won France's César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States of America

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Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1791-1872)

Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (born March 24, 1919) is an American poet, painter, socialist activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. He is the author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration. Ferlinghetti is best known for his first collection of poems, A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), which has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies. Ferlinghetti turned 100 in March 2019, leading the city of San Francisco to proclaim his birthday, March 24, "Lawrence Ferlinghetti Day". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 99

Birthplace: Yonkers, Contiguous United States, New York, Westchester County, United States of America, + more

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Geoffrey Holder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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Geoffrey Lamont Holder (August 1, 1930 – October 5, 2014) was a Trinidadian-American actor, voice actor, dancer, choreographer, singer, director and painter. A multifaceted performer and creator, he is best remembered by audiences for his performance as the villainous Baron Samedi in the 1973 Bond-movie Live and Let Die and as the pitchman for 7 Up. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)

Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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