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1. This famous Flemish painter (1577-1640). He's one of most important European painters in the baroque period. He lived in Antwerp with his wife Isabella Brant.
2. Famous Spanish painter (1881-1973). One of the most important artists in modern art. A lot of people call him a genius. Most of his life spent in Paris. Most of all he's known for his Cubism style.
3. French painter, sculptor and graphic artist (1848-1903). His work contains colour and shape as characteristic elements. He was the founder of the synthetic style. His paintings are a little exotic.
4. Italian Renaissance artist (1452-1519). He was very interested in science and you can see that in his whole oeuvre. When I say 'Mona Lisa' you've got to know it.
5. Best known Dutch painter (1853-1890). A pioneer in modern art. All his life he was a poor man. His typical style - the use of sparkling brush strokes and clear colours - make his paintings very popular.
6. He was a popular painter in the 16th century in the low countries (1525-1569). He lived in Brussels and was married to Maycken Coecke. As a painter he had two typical subjects - moralizing works, and paintings about life on a farm. Who is this painter?
7. Best known American Pop-Art artist (1928-1987). He was born in Pittsburgh and died in New York. He also painted popular people like Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy and Elvis Presley.
8. French impressionistic artist (1864-1901). He was lame and never became taller than 150 cm (4' 11"). He used a lot of irony, hilarity and double-meanings in his paintings. Mostly one colour is on the upper hand in a work of him.
9. Spanish artist and important person in the surrealism style. He was born in 1904 in Figueras. He's the most-known artist of surrealism.
10. Norwegian artist (1863-1944). He was a pioneer for a lot of other Norwegian, German and Czech artists. His best known painting is 'The Scream' (1893). In Oslo there is a museum in tribute to him.
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