Infobox artist/doc
Infobox artist/doc

{{Infobox artist}} may be used to summarise information about a person who is an artist.

Usage badlo

The infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article. Only the name parameter is required. For an example, see Salvador Dalí.

{{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 from 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|}} -->

Parameters badlo

honorific_prefix Title, e.g. "Sir", "Lord"
name artist's name; usually the article's page name (i.e. the artist's common name)
honorific_suffix initials like "OBE", "FRSA"
image an image of (or, if not available, by) the artist, in the form: "Example.jpg"
image_size * in the form "Npx", resizes the image to a width of N pixels; default is 220px
alt * alt text for the image, for visually impaired readers (see WP:ALT)
caption * caption for the image
native_name name in local language. If more than one, separate using {{Plain list}}
native_name_lang ISO 639-2 code e.g. "fr" for French. If more than one, use {{lang}} instead
birth_name artist's name at birth, if different than name
birth_date artist's date of birth, use {{birth date and age}} (for living artists) or {{birth date}} for the deceased. Use plain text for partial dates.
birth_place artist's place of birth
death_date artist's date of death, use {{death date and age}}. Use {{death date}} if birth date unknown or incomplete. Use plain text for partial dates.
death_place artist's place of death
resting_place place of burial, ash-scattering, etc.
resting_place_coordinates precise coordinates for place of burial, ash-scattering etc. Use {{coord}} template.
nationality artist's nationality
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 artist's 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 artist's 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 artist's official website, if any. Consider using the template: {{URL|}}
* Only used if the {{{image}}} parameter used.

Microformat badlo

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 badlo

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 badlo

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 badlo

This is the TemplateData for this template used by TemplateWizard, VisualEditor and other tools. Click here to see a monthly parameter usage report for this template based on this TemplateData.

TemplateData for Infobox artist

An infobox for artists.

Template parameters

Honorific prefixhonorific_prefix

title such as 'Sir', 'Lord'

Page nameoptional

Name of the artist. If not specified, the PAGENAME is used.

Honorific suffixhonorific_suffix

initials such as 'OBE', 'FRSA'

Page nameoptional

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

Page nameoptional
Image sizeimage_size imagesize

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

Alternative textalt

Alternative text for the image.


Caption for the image.

Birth namebirth_name birthname

Artist's name at birth, if different from 'name'.

Birth datebirth_date

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

Birth placebirth_place

Artist's place of birth.

Death datedeath_date

Artist's date of death. Use {{death date and age}}. Use {{death date}} if birth date unknown or incomplete.

Death placedeath_place

Artist's place of death.

Resting placeresting_place

Artist's grave, etc.

Resting placeresting_place_coordinates

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


Artist's nationality.


Where or with whom the artist trained.

Alma materalma_mater

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

Known forknown_for

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

Notable work(s)notable_works

Artist's famous/significant/representative works. Please limit to five works.


Artistic style which the artist employs.


Artistic movement or school with which artist is associated.


Artist's spouse(s), if notable.


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

Elected bodieselected

Bodies to which the artist has been elected.


Patrons of the artist.


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

Official websitewebsite

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


See also badlo