June 10, 2004
Fame

Was making my usual tribute to Sir Edwin Landseer, and remembered that he was once considered the most famous artist in the world. Briefly. If you lived in England and liked deer. Herewith, other most famous artists, according to google:

Picasso
John Banvard
Sir Edwin Landseer
Auguste Rodin
Andy Warhol
Ingres
Michelangelo
Albrecht Durer°
Enguerrand Quarton**
George Mitrofanovic***
Jacques-Louis David ****
Reylach Levlan *****

° “the most famous artist of Reformation Germany”
** “the most famous artist of the period [early fifteenth century]”
*** “the most famous artist of the period, around 1619-1620”
**** “the French Revolution’s most famous artist”
***** “Perhaps the most famous artist of all time”

Posted by dbrown at June 10, 2004 09:02 PM
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