Who are some famous watercolor painters?


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Famous watercolor painters include the French-American naturalist John James Audubon, the English poet William Blake, the ancient Chinese scholar Xie He, as well as artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh, who are well known in the art world for other styles of painting.

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The subjects of Audubon's watercolors were almost exclusively of the birds he observed in the wilderness of the United States, and eventually led to the creation of the Audubon Society. William Blake, working contemporaneously with Audubon, also painted over his engravings, but his subjects were almost entirely spiritual in nature, reflecting a thorough disinterest in the natural world.

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