These famous French artists are just some of those in our art collection – France is home to a LOT of giants of the art world! – so if you can’t find what you are looking for please use the search, or contact us and let us know – we’ll be happy to help.
French painters list
A list of famous French painters (either born in France or recognized as being French) includes:
- Paul Gauguin
- Gustave Courbet
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
- Jacques-Louis David
- Claude Monet – Perhaps the most famous French artist is Claude Monet. The “Water Lilies (Nympheas)” series is one of the most popular French works of art, and one of the most valuable, with one canvas selling for $43.7 million dollars in 2012, another for $80m in 2008, and a third for $54m in 2014.