For historically important artists whose last name begins with the letter 'G'.
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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88) English landscape and portrait painter.
For art historical sites relating to the life and work of this British artist.
(1848-1903) French painter and woodcut artist.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652) was an Italian Baroque artist.
Orazio Gentileschi (ca.1563-1639) was an Italian Baroque Era Painter.
Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) is a French Romantic Painter.
Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904), French painter and sculptor.
Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449-94) Florentine fresco painter.
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Swiss sculptor and painter, son of the impressionist painter Giovannia Giacometti. In the 1930s and thereafter, he created highly original sculptures of elongated, emaciated human figures, usually in bronze. Giacometti's haunting images have been described as perfect expressions of existentialist pessimism.
Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880), Artist of the Hudson River School.
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (1882-1940) British engraver, typographer, sculptor and writer.
Harold Gilman (1876-1919) English painter and member of the Camden Town Group.
Giorgione (c.1477-1510) was an Italian High Renaissance painter.
Thomas Girtin (1775-1802) English landscape painter and friend of Turner.
John William Godward (1861-1922) English Pre-Raphaelite/Neoclassical painter.
Hugo van der Goes (c. 1440-1482), early Flemish painter.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was one of Europe's greatest painters. In the late 19th century he created hundreds of magnificent works of art but only sold one painting during his life.
Vincent was found wounded in bed on July 27 1890 after he tried to take his life. When his brother Theo tried to persuade him that he would be healed, Vincent answered: "La tristesse durera toujours." (Sadness shall last forever) Vincent died the next night, July 29, at half past one.
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Eva Gonzales (1849-1883), French impressionist painter.
Felix Gonzalez-Torres (b. 1957, Cuba) lived and worked in New York City from 1979 until his death from AIDS-related complications in 1996.
Frederick Goodall RA (1822-1904), English painter and Royal Academician.
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Vosdanik Manook Adoian or Vostanik Adoyan, known as Arshile Gorky (1904-48), painter born in Turkish Armenia, settled in USA in 1920.
Thomas Cooper Gotch (1854-1931), English Pre-Raphaelite painter.
Adolph Gottlieb (1903-74)
Francisco José Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) was an innovative Spanish painter and etcher; one of the great Spanish masters.
Francesco Granacci (1569/70-1543), Florentine painter.
Domenikos Theotocopoulos, Known as El Greco (1541-1614) was a Spanish Mannerist artist of Greek origin.
Jean Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805)
The paintings of John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) are well known and utterly distinctive. He was inspired to take up landscape painting by another Leeds artist, John Inchbold, and his early works are painted in the Pre-Raphaelite landscape style. He produced several very fine works, including some of the Lake District and Yorkshire.
He is now best known for his dock scenes and moonlit landscapes. Despite the vast quantity of paintings and drawings produced, only a few are in public museums and galleries, the majority being in private collections, and rarely seen. Leeds City Art Gallery has a good collection of his work.
José Victoriano González-Pérez, known as Juan Gris (1887-1927), Cubist painter.
Born Georg Ehrenfried Gross he later changed his name to George Grosz (1893-1956), German satirical, expressionist painter and founder member of the Dada movement.
Mathis Neithardt-Gothardt, known as Matthias Grünewald (c.1470/80-1528) German painter.