In this contest, we have one artist who just skunked an opponent 9-0, and another who got skunked 0-12. I guess this is where we find out how important momentum is!
Jacob van Ruisdael
1628 - 1682
Thumped by Rachel Ruysch in Round 1.
Took all the votes in First Round Elimination against Robert Ryman.
1576 - 1639
Defeated Sassetta in Round 1.
Skunked by John Singer Sargent in Round 2.
Vote for the artist of your choice in the comments, or any other way that works for you. Commentary and links to additional work are welcome. Polls open for at least one month past posting, but likely much longer.