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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti is an English poet, painter and translator. He was born to a family of an Italian political immigrant Gabriel Rossetti, poet, scholar and revolutionary. There were three more children in the family: Maria (1827-76) who became an Anglican nun and author of a literary commentary A Shadow of Dante; William Michael (1829-1919), critic, civil servant and Pre-Raphaelite historian, and Christina Georgina (1830-94), English poet. The household  [ Read More ]

James Tissot

James Tissot-French painter, illustrator and etcher, born at Nantes(Born on October 15, 1836 – died on August 8, 1902). The artist spent his entire career in Britain. Early life Tissot was born on October 15, 1836 to a family of Italian descent in the port town of Nantes, France. His father, Marcel Théodore Tissot, was a successful drapery merchant while his mother, Marie Durand, assisted her husband in his business and  [ Read More ]

Joseph Karl Stieler

Joseph Karl Stieler was a German painter(1 November 1781 – 9 April 1858).Born in Mainz to a family of engravers and die-cutters, Stieler received some artistic training from his father, August Friedrich Stieler (1736-1789).From 1820 until 1855 he worked as royal court painter of the Bavarian kings. He is known for his Neoclassical portraits, especially for the Gallery of Beauties at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich.Stieler began his career as a  [ Read More ]

Jacopo Zucchi

Jacopo Zucchi was a Florentine painter of the Mannerist style, active in Florence and Rome. The artist was born in 1541 and died in 1590. Jacopo Zucchi trained with Giorgio Vasari. While assisting in the decoration of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio as early as 1557 and again between 1563 and 1565, he learning Vasari’s allusions and conceits. He was in Rome from the papacy of Gregory XIII (1572-85). He painted many paintings to his  [ Read More ]

Hugues Merle

Hugues Merle was a French painter who mostly depicted sentimental or moral subjects. He worked in the years 1823-1881. Born in Saint Martin, France and died in Paris, France. He has often been compared with William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Hugues Merle was born in 1823 in Saint Martin. He was a sensitive genre painter of great talent whose paintings of the simple, noble lives of the working class won him international recognition. He studied  [ Read More ]

The Creation of Adam

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564) In 1508, Pope Julius II (1444–1513) commissioned Michelangelo to paint a series of ceiling frescos for the Sistine Chapel, a project that became one of the artist’s most celebrated achievements. The Creation of Adam is arguably the most famous section of Michelangelo’s fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling painted circa 1511–1512.It is traditionally thought to illustrate the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God  [ Read More ]

Enguerrand Quarton

Enguerrand Quarton or Charonton (1410 – 1466) was a French painter and manuscript illuminator whose few surviving works are among the first masterpieces of a distinctively French style, very different from either Italian or Early Netherlandish painting. Six paintings by him are documented, of which only two survive, and in addition the Louvre now follows most art historians in giving him the famous Avignon Pietà. His two documented works are  [ 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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