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Gustave Doré

Paul Gustave Doré (Born: 06 January 1832; Strasbourg, France; Died: 23 January 1883; Paris, France) was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. Gustave Doré, the second of the three children of Pierre Louis Christophe Doré, an engineer, and his wife, Alexandrine Marie Anne Pluchart, was born in Strasbourg on 6th January 1832. His biographer, David Kerr, has pointed out: “A child prodigy, Doré  [ Read More ]

Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet(10 June 1819 – 31 December 1877.Active Years: 1838 – 1877) was a controversial French painter, who bridged the gap between Romanticism and the Impressionist school of painters. He also worked with social issues, and addressed peasantry and the grave working conditions of the poor. His work belonged neither to the predominant Romantic nor Neoclassical schools. Rather, Courbet believed the Realist artist’s mission was the pursuit of truth, which  [ Read More ]

Jules Joseph Lefebvre

Jules Joseph Lefebvre (Tournan, Gers, March 14, 1836 – Paris, February 24, 1911) was a French figure painter, educator and theorist.She has graced magazine covers, had wine named after her and poems written to her. She has experienced fame and adoration and has won high acclaim from critics. Her career began, like the many models after her, in Paris but she was created and moulded by a Master. Lefebvre entered  [ Read More ]

Filippino Lippi

Filippino Lippi (‘ little Filippo’) was born around 1457 in the Republic of  Florence(c. 1457 – April 1504).Filippino Lippi was among the most gifted and accomplished Florentine painters and draftsmen of the second half of the fifteenth century. Born Filippo Lippi in Prato, Tuscany, the illegitimate son of the painter Fra Filippo Lippi and Lucrezia Buti, Filippino first trained under his father. They moved to Spoleto, where Filippino served as workshop  [ Read More ]

Fra Filippo Lippi

Filippo Lippi (1406-1469) was born into a very large and poor family in Florence. Both his parents died when he was still a child. Mona Lapaccia, his aunt, took charge of the boy. In 1420 he was registered in the community of the Carmelite friars of the Carmine in Florence, where remained until 1432, taking the Carmelite vows in 1421 when he was sixteen. He would have been ordained a  [ Read More ]

Colijn de Coter

Colijn de Coter c. 1440-1445 – c. 1522-1532 was an early Netherlandish painter who produced mainly altarpieces. He worked primarily in Brussels and Antwerp in present-day Belgium. His name was sometimes given as Colijn van Brusele (Colijn of Brussels), indicating that he hailed from Brussels or at the least lived there most of his active life. He also signed several paintings with Coliin de Coter pingit me in Brabancia Bruselle  [ Read More ]

Simon Vouet

Simon Vouet (born Jan. 9, 1590, Paris, Fr.—died June 30, 1649, Paris) was a French painter and draftsman, who helped introduce the Italian Baroque style to France.Vouet formed his style in Italy, where he lived from 1612 to 1627. The use of dramatic contrasts of light and shade seen in such early works as his “Two Lovers” indicates that he began in Rome as a follower of Caravaggio. Works done  [ Read More ]

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Arsen Pochkhua-Georg

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Théodore Géricault

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Ivan Aivazovsky

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Franz Marc

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