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Famous American Artists & American Oil Painters

The following is a list of famous American artists, predominantly famous American oil painters who are featured in our shop. You can see the key oil paintings plus read the biographies of each of these artists.

Albert Bierstadt
Albert Bierstadt was a German-American painter best known for his large landscapes of the American West.

Mary Cassatt
Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker who befriended Edgar Degas and exhibited among the Impressionists.

John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent was the most successful portrait painter of the late-19th century.

Winslow Homer
Winslow Homer was an American landscape painter who is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th century America and a preeminent figure in American art.

Georgia O'Keeffe
O'Keeffe has been a major figure in American art since the 1920s. She is chiefly known for paintings in which she synthesized abstraction and representation in paintings of flowers, rocks, shells, animal bones and landscapes.

Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter and a major force in the abstract expressionist movement.

Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko was a Latvian-born American abstract expressionist painter and printmaker.

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was an American painter, filmmaker and conceptual artist, who was a leading figure in the movement known as pop art.

Edward Hopper
Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter. Edward Hopper's urban and rural scenes showed off his personal vision of modern American life.

For French & European art fans, you can also find this page devoted to famous French artists.

If you interested to buy prints of these great paintings, then maybe try our prints articles, which separately cover American prints, British prints and French prints along with each country's most famous artists in each.

Full list of famous American artists, in alphabetical order:

  • Ansel Adams
  • John James Audubon
  • Milton Avery
  • Thomas Hart Benton
  • Albert Bierstadt
  • Alexander Calder
  • Robert Capa
  • Mary Cassatt
  • William Merritt Chase
  • Dale Chihuly
  • Frederic Edwin Church
  • Thomas Cole
  • John Singleton Copley
  • Edward S. Curtis
  • Stuart Davis
  • Richard Diebenkorn
  • Thomas Eakins
  • Sir Jacob Epstein
  • Jules Feiffer
  • Helen Frankenthaler
  • Arshile Gorky
  • Marsden Hartley
  • Al Hirschfeld
  • Hans Hofmann
  • Winslow Homer
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Lee Krasner
  • Franz Kline
  • Willem de Kooning
  • Dorothea Lange
  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Morris Louis
  • John Marin
  • Agnes Martin
  • Joan Mitchell
  • Robert Motherwell
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Man Ray
  • Robert Rauschenberg
  • Frederic Remington
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Mark Rothko
  • Albert Pinkham Ryder
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Ben Shahn
  • Cindy Sherman
  • David Smith
  • Frank Stella
  • Gilbert Stuart
  • James Thurber
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany
  • Andy Warhol
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Andrew Wyeth
  • N.C. Wyeth