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Infobox artist
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{{Infobox artist}} may be used in an article about a person who is an artist.

Usage

The infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article.

{{{honorific_prefix}}}
{{{name}}}
{{{honorific_suffix}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image_size}}}
|alt={{{alt}}}|upright=1|{{{alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
Native name {{{native_name}}}
Born {{{birth_name}}}
{{{birth_date}}}
{{{birth_place}}}
Died {{{death_date}}}
{{{death_place}}}
Resting place
{{{resting_place}}}
{{{resting_place_coordinates}}}
Nationality {{{nationality}}}
Education {{{education}}}
Alma mater {{{alma_mater}}}
Known for {{{known_for}}}
Notable work {{{notable_works}}}
Style {{{style}}}
Movement {{{movement}}}
Spouse(s) {{{spouse}}}
Awards {{{awards}}}
Elected {{{elected}}}
Patron(s) {{{patrons}}}
Memorial(s) {{{memorials}}}
{{{module}}}
Website
{{{website}}}
{{Infobox artist
| honorific_prefix = 
| name             = <!-- include middle initial, if not specified in birth_name -->
| honorific_suffix = 
| image            = <!-- just the pagename, without the File:/Image: prefix or [[brackets]] -->
| image_size       = 
| alt              = 
| caption          = 
| native_name      = 
| native_name_lang = 
| birth_name       = <!-- only use if different than name -->
| birth_date       = <!-- {{Birth date and age|YYYY|MM|DD}} for living artists, {{Birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}} for dead -->
| birth_place      = 
| death_date       = <!-- {{Death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} --> 
| death_place      =
| resting_place    = 
| resting_place_coordinates = <!-- {{Coord|LAT|LONG|type:landmark|display=inline}} -->
| nationality      = 
| education        = 
| alma_mater       = 
| known_for        = 
| notable_works    = 
| style            = 
| movement         = 
| spouse           = 
| awards           = <!-- {{awd|award|year|title|role|name}} (optional) -->
| elected          = 
| patrons          = 
| memorials        = 
| website          = <!-- {{URL|Example.com}} -->
| module           =
}}

Parameters

Parameter Description
honorific_prefix Displayed on the line above the person's name (title, e.g. "Sir", "Lord")
name Commonly-known name of person (defaults to article name, without disambiguation)
honorific_suffix Displayed on the line below the person's name (initials like "OBE", "FRSA")
image * A picture of or including the person. Use file name only, without the brackets and File: or Image: prefix (abc.jpg, xyz.png, etc.)
image_size * Size to display image: 200px (set width), x300px (set height), or 200x300px (max width & max height). This defaults to frameless (default is 220px, but logged in users can change this by clicking on "my preferences" and adjusting thumbnail size) if empty or omitted. This parameter should not normally need to be set.
alt * Alternative text for image, for visually impaired readers (see WP:ALT)
caption * Caption to accompany image. If a (portrait) photograph of the person, try to include date of photo and photographer's name.
native_name Name in the person's native language. If more than one, separate using {{plainlist}}.
native_name_lang ISO 639-1 two-letter code for person's native language (e.g. "fr" for French). If more than one, use {{lang}} in |native_name= instead.
birth_name Name at birth, if different than name
birth_date Date of birth. If the person is living, use {{Birth date and age}}, {{Birth-date and age}}, or {{Birth year and age}}. If deceased, use {{Birth date}} or {{Birth-date}}. Use plain text for partial dates.
Example: {{Birth date and age|1950|8|26}} if born August 26, 1950
Example: {{Birth date and age|df=yes|1950|8|26}} to display birth date as 26 August 1950
birth_place Place of birth (town/city, state/province, country)
death_date Date of death. If the date of birth is known, use {{Death date and age}}, {{Death-date and age}}, or {{Death year and age}}. Otherwise, use {{Death date}} or {{Death-date}}. Use plain text for partial dates.
Example: {{Death date and age|1993|2|24|1950|8|26}} if died February 24, 1993 and born August 26, 1950
Example: {{Death date and age|df=yes|1993|2|24|1941|4|12}} to display death date as 24 February 1993
death_place Place of death (town/city, state/province, country)
resting_place Place of burial, ash-scattering, etc.
resting_place_coordinates Precise coordinates for place of burial, ash-scattering etc. Use {{coord}} template.
nationality Nationality of the person. Do not use a flag template.
education Where or with whom the artist trained
alma_mater The linked name of attended higher education institution(s). See Alma mater
known_for Main fields in which the artist works (i.e. photography, painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, graphic design)
notable_works Famous/significant/representative works. Works with their own articles should take priority (please limit to 5 at most)
style Artistic style which the artist employs
movement Artistic movement or school with which artist is associated.
spouse Name of spouse, if notable
awards Any awards the artist has won. Consider using the template: {{awd|award|year|title|role|name}}
elected Bodies to which the artist has been elected member
patrons Patrons of the artist
memorials Monuments, plaques, entities named after the subject, etc.
website Official website only. Unofficial websites should be placed under ==External links== in the body of the article. Use {{URL}} as in {{URL|Example.com}}. Do not include the www. part unless the server requires it. Use camel case capitalization to make multiword domain names easier to read.
module Used for embedding other templates into this infobox (see below for more details).

* Only used if the {{{image}}} parameter used.

Embedding other templates via module parameter

The module parameter is used for embedding other templates into this infobox (see Wikipedia:Infobox modules and Category:Biographical templates usable as a module).

{{Infobox artist
| name = 
| <!-- etc. -->
| module = 
  {{Infobox football biography | embed = yes
  | <!-- etc. -->
  }}
}}

Example

Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí 1939.jpg
Dalí in 1939 (photo by Carl Van Vechten)
Born Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech
(1904-05-11)May 11, 1904
Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died January 23, 1989(1989-01-23) (aged 84)
Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Resting place
Crypt at Dalí Theatre and Museum, Figueres, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Education San Fernando School of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain
Known for Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, writing, film
Notable work
Movement Cubism, Dada, Surrealism
Spouse(s) Gala Dalí (Elena Ivanovna Diakonova)
{{Infobox artist
| name             = Salvador Dalí
| image            = Salvador Dalí 1939.jpg
| caption          = Dalí in 1939 (photo by [[Carl Van Vechten]])
| birth_name       = Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech
| birth_date       = {{birth date|1904|5|11}}
| birth_place      = [[Figueres]], [[Catalonia]], Spain
| death_date       = {{death date and age|1989|01|23|1904|05|11}}
| death_place      = Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
| resting_place    = Crypt at [[Dalí Theatre and Museum]], Figueres, Spain
| nationality      = Spanish
| education        = [[Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando|San Fernando School of Fine Arts]], [[Madrid]], Spain
| known_for        = Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, writing, film
| notable_works    = {{unbulleted list
  | ''[[The Persistence of Memory]]'' (1931)
  | ''[[Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War)]]'' (1936)
  | ''[[Swans Reflecting Elephants]]'' (1937)
  | ''[[Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening]]'' (1944)
  | ''[[The Temptation of St. Anthony (Dalí)|The Temptation of St. Anthony]]'' (1946)
  }}
| movement         = [[Cubism]], [[Dada]], [[Surrealism]]
| spouse           = [[Gala Dalí]] (Elena Ivanovna Diakonova)
}}

Microformat

The HTML markup produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the person's details parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue articles across Wikipedia or via a browser tool operated by a reader, to (for example) add the subject to an address book or database. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.

Sub-templates

Date-of-birth ("bday") information will only be included in the microformat if {{birth date}}, or {{birth date and age}} are used in the infobox. (Do not use these if the date is before 1583).

To include a URL, use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.

Classes

hCard uses HTML classes including:

  • adr
  • agent
  • bday
  • birthplace
  • category
  • country-name
  • deathdate
  • deathplace
  • extended-address
  • family-name
  • fn (required)
  • given-name
  • honorific-prefix
  • honorific-suffix
  • label
  • locality
  • n
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • role
  • url
  • vcard

Please do not rename or remove these classes nor collapse nested elements which use them.

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

Infobox artist

An infobox for artists.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Status
Honorific prefix honorific_prefix

Title such as 'Sir', 'Lord'

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Name name

Commonly-known name of person (defaults to article name, without disambiguation)

Default
PAGENAME
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Honorific suffix honorific_suffix

Initials such as 'OBE', 'FRSA'

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Image image

Filename for the image (e.g. 'Example.jpg').

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Image size image_sizeimagesize

Size of the image (e.g. '220px').

Default
varies
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Alternative text alt

Alternative text for the image.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Caption caption

Caption for the image.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Birth name birth_namebirthname

Name at birth, if different from 'name'.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Birth date birth_date

Date of birth. Use {{birth date and age}} (for living artists) or {{birth date}} for the deceased.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Birth place birth_place

Place of birth.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Death date death_date

Date of death. Use {{death date and age}}. Use {{death date}} if birth date unknown or incomplete.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Death place death_place

Place of death.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Resting place resting_place

Artist's grave, etc.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Resting place resting_place_coordinates

Coordinates of grave, etc. Use {{Coord|LAT|LONG|type:landmark|display=inline}}

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Nationality nationality

Nationality.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Education education

Where or with whom the artist trained.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Alma mater alma_mater

The linked name of attended higher education institution(s).

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Known for known_for

Main field(s) in which the artist works or worked (e.g. photography, painting, drawing, etc.).

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Notable work(s) notable_works

Famous/significant/representative works. Please limit to five works.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Style style

Artistic style which the artist employs.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Movement movement

Artistic movement or school with which artist is associated.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Spouse(s) spouse

Spouse(s), if notable.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Awards awards

Awards won by the artist. Consider using {{awd}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Elected bodies elected

Bodies to which the artist has been elected.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Patron(s) patrons

Patrons of the artist.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Memorial(s) memorials

Monuments, plaques, entities named after the subject, etc.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Official website website

Artist's official website. Consider using {{URL}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Module module

Artist's official website. Consider using {{URL}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional

See also