Andre Derain b 10 June 1880.
John Everett Millais b 8 June 1829. The most prominent artist of his day.
Valasquez was born in Seville and became the leading court artist, his work has been referenced by many artists including Picasso and Francis Bacon.
William Roberts was born in Hackney on June 4th 1895, he attended St Martins and The Slade where he met Bomberg and Stanley Spencer. Roberts was a member of the"Vortisist" group although he preferred the term "Cubist".
Painter, print maker, illustrator, designer of public spaces and furniture, Raoul Dufy was a multi facetted artist. Influenced by Matisse and the vivid colours used by the "Fauves" Dufy enjoyed great success and popularity durin his lifetime, his images of Nice and the Bay of Angels are still greatly admired to this day.
Sickert is seen as the link between Moderism and Impressionism, his influence can be seen in the work of such artists as Auerbach, Bacon and Freud.
Flavin became regarded as one of the principle "Minimalist" artists. His installations using fluorescent lights are sought after the world over and can be seen in major public galleries .