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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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French art

The following is a chronological list of French artists working in visual or plastic media (plus, for some artists of the 20th century, performance art). See other articles for information on French literature, French music, French cinema and French culture.


Middle Ages

See also Middle Ages, Gothic architecture, Illuminated manuscript


See also Renaissance, Francis I of France, Henri II of France, Catherine de' Medici, Henri III of France, Henri IV of France, Louvre, Fontainebleau, Châteaux of the Loire Valley

Seventeenth century

See also French Baroque and Classicism, Louis XIII of France, Cardinal Richelieu, Baroque, Louis XIV of France, Palace of Versailles, Classicism

Eighteenth century

See also Palace of Versailles, Louis XV of France, Madame de Pompadour, Rococo, Louis XVI of France, Neoclassicism, Enlightenment, Gobelins. For art criticism, see Denis Diderot and 18th century French art.

Nineteenth century (Romanticism to Impressionism)

19th century French art

See also French Revolution, Napoleon I, Romanticism, Barbizon school, Naturalism, Symbolism (arts), Impressionism, Academic art, Napoleon III of France, Photography, Modernism

Nineteenth century (Impressionism to Fauvism)

See also Modern art, Modernism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Les Nabis, Fauvism, Symbolism (arts), Symbolist painters, Art Nouveau, Primitivism (art)

Twentieth century (Pre World War II)

See also Modern art, Modernism, Cubism, Puteaux Group, Dada, Surrealism

Twentieth century (Post World War II)

See also Modern art

French photographers

See also List of photographers, Category:French photographers

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