Edvard Munch (12 Dec, 1863 – 23 Jan, 1944)
Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter. His best known work, The Scream, has become one of the most iconic images of world art. His childhood was overshadowed by illness, bereavement and the dread of inheriting a mental condition that ran in the family. Upon his death, authorities discovered that Munch had quietly produced a collection of 1,008 paintings, 4,443 drawings and 15,391 prints, as well as woodcuts, etchings, lithographs, lithographic stones, woodcut blocks, copperplates and photographs though in his life time, he was famous on for one painting, called The Scream.