Graphic Artist in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1539-06-13 Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist/illustrator
  • 1756-10-02 Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1777-03-09 Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1787-09-18 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1815-12-08 Adolph Menzel, German painter and graphic artist (d. 1905)
  • 1818-09-16 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist
  • 1824-11-24 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1838-09-18 Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh
  • 1842-08-28 Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1849-06-02 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (La femme)
  • 1857-02-18 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor
  • 1858-12-20 Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides)
  • 1865-05-26 Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator
  • 1867-08-07 Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist
  • 1868-11-11 Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist
  • 1871-08-18 Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)
  • 1878-04-21 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
  • 1878-07-15 Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist
  • 1881-08-23 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1881-12-31 Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter/graphic artist (The Bridge)
  • 1883-05-20 Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher
  • 1884-02-12 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist
  • 1886-01-18 Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1887-06-20 Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist
  • 1888-03-19 Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • 1890-08-19 Yves Alix, French painter/graphic artist
  • 1894-01-09 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist
  • 1897-01-12 Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1897-06-28 Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist
  • 1898-06-17 Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1901-04-05 Alexander Alexeieff, Russian/French painter/graphic artist
  • 1906-01-28 Harry van Kruiningen, [Henri A Janssen], painter/graphic artist
  • 1909-06-28 French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist
  • 1910-12-09 Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
  • 1912-08-13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1914-02-03 Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
  • 1914-07-29 Abram Games, graphic artist
  • 1916-07-07 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1920-07-23 Marcel Maeyer, [de Maeyer], Belgian sculptor/graphic artist
  • 1920-12-30 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
  • 1921-02-13 Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist
  • 1921-06-19 Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1924-04-05 Mart Kempers, Dutch graphic artist/sculptor
  • 1927-06-15 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist
  • 1929-11-14 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • 1931-09-07 Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist
  • 1932-01-31 Pieter Brattinga, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1932-09-29 Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter/graphic artist (pop art)
  • 1933-02-20 Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1933-08-16 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
  • 1938-12-31 Henricus G Wijmans, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1943-03-20 Naima Neidre, Estonian graphic artist
  • 1949-06-11 Benjamin Vasserman, Estonian graphic artist
  • 1960-08-23 Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist

Famous Deaths

  • 1528-04-06 Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
  • 1591-05-17 Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51
  • 1815-02-04 Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 58
  • 1890-09-03 Willem Linnig Jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1890-10-23 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1909-12-04 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
  • 1910-06-01 Francis S Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist, dies at 91
  • 1915-05-10 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle
  • 1918-10-31 Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28
  • 1920-07-05 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1928-03-03 Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69
  • 1932-02-17 Frans Gailliard, Belgian painter/graphic artist (Egina), dies at 70
  • 1934-10-19 Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63
  • 1935-02-08 Max Liebermann, Ger impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87
  • 1940-06-21 Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1943-11-05 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62
  • 1944-09-27 Aristide Maillol, Fr sculptor/graphic artist, dies in car crash at 82
  • 1944-10-05 Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies
  • 1945-04-22 Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77
  • 1950-11-05 Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53
  • 1950-12-27 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66
  • 1955-06-29 Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
  • 1962-02-10 Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83
  • 1965-01-05 Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher, dies at 81
  • 1969-05-23 Peter Alma, painter/graphic artist, dies at 83
  • 1972-03-20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51
  • 1978-02-05 Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68
  • 1980-02-22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93
  • 1981-06-11 Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
  • 1990-06-17 Dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies
  • 1992-03-27 Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist/painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1992-10-23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1995-08-20 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist, dies at 68
  • 1995-08-31 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist, dies at 65
  • 1996-08-27 Abram Games, graphic artist, dies at 82
  • 2007-03-21 Drew Hayes, American writer & graphic artist (b. 1969)