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Merry-Joseph Blondel

Merry-Joseph Blondel was a 19th Century French visual artist who was born in 1781.It is a neo – classicism of the artist.He was born on July 25, 1781 in Paris. He died on June 12, 1853. After a first training in the Dilh et Guerhard porcelain factory, he became a student of Jean-Baptiste Regnault. He won the prestigious 1803 Prix de Rome for his painting Enée portant son père Anchise.  [ Read More ]

Hans Holbein the Younger

Holbein was one of the most accomplished portraitists of the 16th century. He spent two periods of his life in England (1526-8 and 1532-43), portraying the nobility of the Tudor court. Holbein’s famous portrait of Henry VIII (London, National Portrait Gallery) dates from the second of these periods. ‘The Ambassadors’, also from this period, depicts two visitors to the court of Henry VIII. ‘Christina of Denmark’ is a portrait of  [ Read More ]

Joseph William Turne

English Romantic Painter, Watercolorist & Draftsman 1775 – 1851               Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English Romantic landscape painter, watercolorist and printmaker, whose style can be said to have laid the foundation for Impressionism. Although Turner was considered a controversial figure in his day, he is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence rivaling history painting. Turner was born  [ Read More ]

William Hogarth

William Hogarth William Hogarth, Painter and his Pug, 1745 Born 10 November 1697 London, England Died 26 October 1764 (aged 66) London, England Resting place St. Nicholas’s Churchyard, Chiswick Mall, Chiswick, London Occupation Painter, engraver, satirist Spouse(s) Jane Thornhill, daughter of Sir James Thornhill William Hogarth (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. His work ranged  [ Read More ]

William-Adolphe Bouguereau

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter. William Bouguereau (French: [wiljɑm buɡ(ə)ˈʁo]) was a traditionalist; in his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of Classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. Life and career William-Adolphe Bouguereau was born in La Rochelle, France, on November 30, 1825, into a family of wine and olive oil merchants. He  [ Read More ]

Giorgione

Giorgione 1477 – 1510 Italian painter, one of the main artists of the Venetian high renaissance. He was born as Giorgio Barbarelli in the town of Castelfranco, in the Veneto region. In Venice Giorgione was an apprentice of Giovanni Bellini, together with Titian. By 1500 he was back in Castelfranco, where he made fresco’s and an altarpiece. In 1505 he returned to Venice, where he died of the plague in  [ Read More ]

The Scream by Edvard Munch, a version of which was recovered in an undercover sting operation in 1994. Photograph: AP Scotland Yard detectives played a key role in the undercover sting operation which recovered the stolen Norwegian painting, The Scream, it was revealed yesterday. Norwegian police found Edvard Munch‘s masterpiece virtually undamaged at a hotel in south Norway on Saturday. Three Norwegians were later arrested. According to the daily newspaper Dagenbladet, two Metropolitan Police  [ Read More ]

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Arsen Pochkhua-Georg

Arsen Pochkhua was born in 1923 in Kutaisi. In 1944-49 he ...

Théodore Géricault

Géricault(Born: twenty six Sept 1791; Rouen, Normandy, France-Died: twenty six ...

Ivan Aivazovsky

Hovhannes Aivazian was born on July seventeen, 1817 within the ...

Franz Marc

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