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Name The Artists Quiz

30 questions - simply identify the faces of various well known artists from the pictures. No tap-ins or timer. 30 Questions.

 
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Who is this Dutch painter and etcher born in 1606 and associated with the 'Golden age' of Dutch painting?

  • Johannes Vermeer
  • Rembrandt Van Rijn
  • Frans Hals
  • Jan Steen

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Born in Spain in 1881, who was this influential artist?

  • Wassily Kandinsky
  • Georges Braque
  • Piet Mondrian
  • Pablo Picasso

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Who is this English romantic painter born in Suffolk in 1776?

  • John Constable
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • Edward Henry Landseer
  • Joshua Reynolds

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Born in 1841, which French impressionist is pictured?

  • Camille Pissarro
  • Edouard Manet
  • Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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Born in 1887, who is this English artist who worked mainly in the Lancashire area?

  • David Hockney
  • L.S. Lowry
  • Reginald Waywell
  • George Smethurst

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Born in 1839, both Matisse and Picasso remarked that this French painter was "The father of us all", Who?

  • Camille Pissarro
  • Paul Cezanne
  • Edgar Degas
  • Pierre Auguste Renoir

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Born in 1882, which American realist painter depicted many scenes of modern American life?

  • Jackson Pollock
  • Leon Kroll
  • Andrew Newell Wyeth
  • Edward Hopper

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Born in Spain in 1746, who is this romantic painter, whose subjects included portraits of aristocrats and royalty?

  • Diego Valazquez
  • Jose Navarro
  • Francisco Goya
  • El Greco

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Born in 1798, who was regarded as the leader of the French romantic school?

  • Eugene Delacroix
  • Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
  • Theodore Gericault
  • Antoine Watteau

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Born 1488-90, which Italian painter was regarded as the most important figure of the Venetian school?

  • Tintoretto
  • Tiepolo
  • Canaletto
  • Titian

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Born in 1775, who is this English romanticist landscape painter?

  • John Constable
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • J.M.W. Turner
  • John Ruskin

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Born in 1887, which Russian-French Jewish painter was an early modernist?

  • Alexander Rodchenko
  • Kazimir Malevich
  • Marc Chagall
  • Wassily Kandinsky

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Born in 1879, which Swiss-German artist taught at the Bauhaus School and explored colour theory?

  • Paul Klee
  • Giorgio di Chirico
  • Salvador Dali
  • Fernand Leger

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Born in 1931, which British artist is one of the foremost exponents of Op-Art?

  • Dora Carrington
  • Anne Redpath
  • Gwen John
  • Bridget Riley

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Born in 1829, which British artist was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and became its most famous exponent?

  • Ford Madox Brown
  • William Holman-Hunt
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • John Everett Millais

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Born in 1471, which German painter included many engravings and woodcuts in his work?

  • Lucas Cranach
  • Albrecht Durer
  • Albrecht Altdorfer
  • Heinrich Aldegrever

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Born in 1859, which French post-impressionist painter developed his own 'pointilliste' technique?

  • Georges Seurat
  • Henri Matisse
  • Pierre Bonnard
  • Paul Gauguin

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Born in 1876, which Welsh born painter worked in France for most of her career?

  • Dulah Marie Evans
  • Dorothy Hope-Smith
  • Gwen John
  • Ethel Spears

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Born in 1483, which Italian painter, who, with Da Vinci and Michelangelo, formed the 'great trinity' of Renaissance masters?

  • Raphael
  • Tintoretto
  • Giotto
  • Sandro Botticelli

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Born in 1862, which Austrian symbolist painter was a prominent member of the 'Vienna Secession' movement?

  • Otto Wagner
  • Koloman Moser
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Josef Hoffmann

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Born in 1872, which Dutch artist contributed to the 'De Stijl' art movement and evolved his 'Neoplasticism' style?

  • Piet Mondrian
  • Anton Corbijn
  • Karel Appel
  • Willem de Kooning

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Born in 1866, which influential Russian artist formed 'Der Blaue Reiter' group in Munich in 1911?

  • Edvard Munch
  • Ernst Kirchner
  • Wassily Kandinsky
  • Marc Chagall

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Born in 1917, which artist is one of Australia's most famous exponents of modern art and legends from Australian history?

  • George Lawrence
  • Clifton Pugh
  • Sir Sidney Nolan
  • Norman Lloyd

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Born in 1834 which French Impressionist/Realist featured dancers in over half of his works?

  • Edouard Manet
  • Claude Monet
  • Paul Gauguin
  • Edgar Degas

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Born in 1931, which Scottish artist was the first woman to be elected to the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy?

  • Anne Forbes
  • Grace Henry
  • Della Purves
  • Elizabeth Blackadder

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Born in c.1390, which early Netherlandish painter was one of the most significant artists of the Northern Renaissance, (works inc. 'The Marriage of Arnolfini')?

  • Johannes Vermeer
  • Jan Van Eyck
  • Rogier van der Weyden
  • Hieronymous Bosch

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Which English artist born in 1903, was noted for his work on glass, fabrics, prints and portraits and was an official WWII artist?

  • Francis Bacon
  • Lucian Freud
  • Graham Sutherland
  • Edgar Hubert

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Born in 1909, which African-American painter, scholar and teacher painted with "An overtly figurative style" depicting realistic scenes and social conflict?

  • Norman W. Lewis
  • Raymond Saunders
  • Jacob Lawrence
  • Palmer Hayden

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Born in 1880, which influential Indian artist achieved recognition for his depictions of Hindu epics, landscapes and portraits?

  • Sunil Das
  • N. Venkata Reddi Naidu
  • Raja Ravi Varma
  • Nandikolla Gopala Rao

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And finally, who is this Italian artist with the enigmatic smile?

  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Titian
  • Canaletto

 

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