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This is a list of names in which the description contains the keywords painter or sculptor or artist or muralist.
There are 52 names matching your criteria.

AMEDEO   m   Italian
Italian form of AMADEUS. A notable bearer of this name was Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), an Italian chemist most famous for the constant that now bears his name: Avogadro's Number... [more]
ANDREA (1)   m   Italian
Italian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). A notable bearer of this name was Andrea Verrocchio, a Renaissance sculptor who taught Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino.
ANDY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.
ANTONIO   m   Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY). A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance painter Antonio Pisanello (c... [more]
BENVENUTO   m   Italian
Means "welcome" in Italian. A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance sculptor and writer Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571).
BLAKE   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English blæc "black" or blac "pale". A famous bearer of the surname was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
CHARES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek χαρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness"... [more]
CLAUDE   m & f   French, English
French masculine and feminine form of CLAUDIUS. In France the masculine name has been common since the Middle Ages due to the 7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon... [more]
DIEGO   m   Spanish
Possibly a shortened form of SANTIAGO. In medieval records Diego was Latinized as Didacus, and it has been suggested that it in fact derives from Greek διδαχη (didache) "teaching"... [more]
DOMENICO   m   Italian
Italian form of DOMINIC. Domenico Veneziano was a Renaissance painter who lived in Florence.
DONATELLO   m   Italian
Diminutive of DONATO. The Renaissance sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi was better known as Donatello.
DONATO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.
EDGAR   m   English, French
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gar "spear"... [more]
EUPHRANOR   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευφραινω (euphraino) meaning "to delight"... [more]
FRANCESCO   m   Italian
Italian form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). Francesco Laurana was an Italian Renaissance sculptor.
FRANCISCO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver... [more]
FRIDA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace"... [more]
GEORGES   m   French
French form of GEORGE. This name was borne by the French artists Georges Seurat (1859-1891) and Georges Braque (1882-1963).
GEORGIA   f   English, Greek
Latinate feminine form of GEORGE. This is the name of an American state, which was named after the British king George II... [more]
GIOTTO   m   Italian
Possibly from Ambrogiotto, a diminutive of AMBROGIO. This name was borne by Giotto di Bondone (1267-1337), an Italian painter and architect.
GIOVANNI   m   Italian
Italian form of Iohannes (see JOHN). The Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) and the painter and sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) were two famous bearers of this name.
GUIDO   m   Italian, German
Latinized form of WIDO. This was the name of two 11th-century saints. Other notable bearers include 11th-century music theorist Guido d'Arezzo, 13th-century poet Guido Cavalcanti, and 17th-century painter Guido Reni.
GUSTAVE   m   French
French form of GUSTAV. This name was borne by the French artist Gustave Doré (1832-1883).
HANS   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES. Two famous bearers were Hans Holbein (1497-1543), a Renaissance portrait painter from Germany, and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), a Danish writer of fairy tales.
HIERONYMUS   m   German, Dutch (Archaic), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of JEROME used in Germany and the Netherlands. Hieronymus Bosch was a 15th-century Dutch painter known for his depictions of the torments of hell.
JAN (1)   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Polish, Slovene, German, Catalan
Form of JOHANNES. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
JEAN (1)   m   French
French form of Jehan, the Old French form of Iohannes (see JOHN). The French philosophers Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) and Jean Paul Sartre (1905-1980) were two well-known bearers of this name... [more]
KEES   m   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of CORNELIUS. A notable bearer was the Dutch painter Kees van Dongen (1877-1968).
LEONARDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, History
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LEONARD. A notable bearer was Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), an Italian artist and scientist of the Renaissance... [more]
LORENZO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)). Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492), known as the Magnificent, was a ruler of Florence during the Renaissance... [more]
LUCA (1)   m   Italian, Romanian, German
Italian and Romanian form of LUKE. This name was borne by Luca della Robbia, a Renaissance sculptor from Florence.
MICHELANGELO   m   Italian
From Italian, meaning "MICHAEL angel", referring to the archangel Michael. The Renaissance painter and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti, from Florence, was the man who created such great works of art as the statue of David and the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel... [more]
MONET   f & m   Various
From a French surname which was derived from either HAMON or EDMOND. This was the surname of the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
MYRON   m   English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρον (myron) meaning "sweet oil, perfume"... [more]
PABLO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Paulus (see PAUL). Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a famous bearer of this name.
PAOLO   m   Italian
Italian form of Paulus (see PAUL). Paolo Uccello and Paolo Veronese were both Italian Renaissance painters.
PIERO   m   Italian
Italian form of PETER. Piero della Francesca was an Italian Renaissance painter.
PIERRE   m   French, Swedish
French form of PETER. This name was borne by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French impressionist painter, and by Pierre Curie (1859-1906), a physicist who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.
PIETER   m   Dutch
Dutch form of PETER. This name was borne by the 16th-century Flemish painter Pieter Brueghel the Elder.
PIETRO   m   Italian
Italian form of PETER. Pietro was the given name of the Renaissance painter known as Perugino.
PRAXITELES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements πραξις (praxis) "action, exercise" and τελος (telos) "aim, goal"... [more]
RAEBURN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "stream where does drink" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was Scottish portrait painter Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823).
REMBRANDT   m   Dutch
From a Germanic name which was composed of the elements ragin "advice" and brand "sword"... [more]
ROSALBA   f   Italian
Italian name meaning "white rose", derived from Latin rosa "rose" and alba "white"... [more]
SALVADOR   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Salvator, which meant "saviour". A famous bearer of this name was the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).
SANDRO   m   Italian, Georgian
Short form of ALESSANDRO (Italian) or ALEKSANDRE (Georgian). Sandro Botticelli was an Italian Renaissance artist, the painter of 'The Birth of Venus' and other famous works.
TAMARA   f   Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Russian form of TAMAR. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world... [more]
TARAS   m   Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian form of the Greek name Ταρασιος (Tarasios), which possibly means "from Taras"... [more]
THEOPHANES   m   Ancient Greek
Means "manifestation of God" from Greek θεος (theos) "god" and φανης (phanes) "appearing"... [more]
TIZIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman cognomen Titianus, which was derived from the Roman praenomen TITUS. A famous bearer was the Venetian Renaissance painter Tiziano Vecellio (1488-1576), known in English as Titian.
VINCENT   m   English, French, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Slovak
From the Roman name Vincentius, which was from Latin vincere "to conquer". This name was popular among early Christians, and it was borne by many saints... [more]
WINSLOW   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "hill belonging to WINE". A famous bearer of this name was American painter Winslow Homer (1836-1910).
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