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Paintings from the 18th century (click to enlarge)

Important Painters Born in the 18th Century
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John James Audubon (1785 -1851) American, Realist
James Barry (1741-1806) Irish, Neoclassical
Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787)  Italian, Rococo
Bernardo Bellotto (1720 - 1780) Italian, Rococo
William Blake (1757 - 1827) English, Visionary
François Boucher (1703 - 1770) French, Rococo
Antonio Canova (1757-1822) Italian, Neoclassical
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796 - 1875) French, Realist
John Constable (1776-1837) English, Romantic
John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) American,
Jacques-Louis David (1748 - 1824) French, Neoclassical
Eugène Delacroix (1798 - 1863) French, Romanticism
Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) French, Academic Classicists 
Asher B. Durand (1796-1886) American, Hudson River School
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 - 1806) French, Rococo
Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788) English, Rococo
Francois Gerard (1770-1837) Italian, Neoclassical
Francisco Goya (1746 - 1828) Spanish, Rococo
Antoine-Jean Gros 1771-1835)  French, Neoclassical
Edward Hicks (1780-1849)  American
Thomas Hudson (1701-1779) English, Rococo
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780 - 1867) French, Neoclassical
Angelica Kauffman (1741 - 1807) Swiss, Neoclassical
James Peale (1749-1831) American, Realist
Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860) American, Neoclassical
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) English, Rococo
Paul Sandby (1730-1809) English, Rococo
Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) Dutch, Neoclassical
John Trumbull (1756-1843) American, Neoclassical
Joseph Mallord Turner (1775-1851) English,
Élizabeth Louise Vigée-Lebrun (1755 - 1842) French, Neoclassical
Benjamin West (1738 - 1820) American, Neoclassical


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