The aim is to show how artists' lives overlapped. Of course, it only shows the date of birth and death of the artist - there is no indication of the period over which any particular artist was active.
Choose the start year and the end year, then click on the change button. You can fine-tune the start and end years by using the decade buttons - there is no need to click on the change button for these.
Click on a surname to see the information in the database about that person. For this demonstration, the database contains links to other sites where more information about that artist may be found, and a self portrait of the artist
The order in which the artists are displayed can be changed - the options are surname, year of birth, year of death, nationality.
The nationality shown is based on present-day country boundaries.
This box is draggable. Click inside the box, hold the left-hand button down and drag with the mouse.