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Théodore Géricault

Géricault(Born: twenty six Sept 1791; Rouen, Normandy, France-Died: twenty six Gregorian calendar month 1824; Paris, France), Jean prizefighter ANDRE Theodore, French painter, the leader of the French realistic college, was born at Rouen in 1791. Géricault was AN influential French painter and graphic artist, renowned for The Raft of the Medusa and different paintings. In 1808 he entered the studio of Charles Vernet, from which, in 1810, he passed to  [ Read More ]

Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau(6 April 1826 – 18 April 1898) French painter, one of the leading Symbolist artists. The painter’s approach was initially academic and then symbolist, before becoming surprisingly modern and even almost abstract in his last years… The artist worked mainly mythological and biblical themes. As a painter, Moreau appealed to the imaginations of some Symbolist writers and artists. Moreau was born in Paris. His father, Louis Jean Marie Moreau, was an architect,  [ 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 ]

Jean-Leon Gerome

Jean-Leon Gerome was among the most officially honored and financially successful French artists of the second half of the 19th century. French painter, was born on the 11th of May 1824 at Vesoul (Haute-SaOne).He went to Paris in 1841 and worked under Paul Delaroche, whom he accompanied to Italy (1844—1845). On his return he exhibited The Cock-fight, which gained him a third-class medal in the Salon of 1847. The Virgin  [ 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 ]

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 ]

François Boucher

François Boucher (29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture. He was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century. He also painted several portraits of his illustrious patroness, Madame de Pompadour. Born in Paris,  [ Read More ]

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Arsen Pochkhua-Georg

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

Théodore Géricault

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Ivan Aivazovsky

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Franz Marc

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