30 key artists

The National Gallery houses one of the finest collections of paintings in the world, and contains works by artists as diverse as Leonardo da Vinci and Vincent van Gogh to Rembrandt and Botticelli.

This selection of 30 key artists includes some of the Gallery's greatest masters. Find out more about their lives and see examples of their work all available to view for free.

Giovanni Bellini
active about 1459; died 1516
Sandro Botticelli
about 1445 - 1510
Canaletto
1697 - 1768
Paul Cézanne
1839 - 1906
Claude
1604/5? - 1682
John Constable
1776 - 1837
Jan Gossaert
active 1503; died 1532
Leonardo da Vinci
1452 - 1519
Michelangelo
1475 - 1564
Claude Monet
1840 - 1926
Piero della Francesca
about 1415/20 - 1492
Raphael
1483 - 1520
Rembrandt
1606 - 1669
Peter Paul Rubens
1577 - 1640
Georges Seurat
1859 - 1891
George Stubbs
1724 - 1806
Titian
active about 1506; died 1576
Paolo Uccello
about 1397 - 1475
Anthony van Dyck
1599 - 1641
Jan van Eyck
active 1422; died 1441
Vincent van Gogh
1853 - 1890
Diego Velázquez
1599 - 1660
Johannes Vermeer
1632 - 1675
 
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