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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 is an American film director, television director, visual artist, musician, actor, and author. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed a unique cinematic style. The surreal and, in many cases, violent elements contained within his films have been known to "disturb, offend or mystify" audiences. Born to a middle-class family in Missoula, Montana, Lynch spent his childhood traveling around the United States, before going on to study painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where he first made the transition to producing short films. He moved to Los Angeles, where he produced his first motion picture, the surrealist horror film Eraserhead. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

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 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 the Morse code, and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 81 (1791-1872)

Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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#52 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration, he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind, a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 99

Birthplace: USA, New York, Bronxville

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#48 on The Best American Poets

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Geoffrey Holder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Paintings
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Geoffrey Lamont Holder was a Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, director, dancer, painter, costume designer, and singer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1930-2014)

Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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