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Guido Reni

Guido Reni (b. 1575 Calvenzano, Italy, d. 1642 Bologna, Italy ) was an Italian painter of high-Baroque style. Guido Reni, a prime master in the Bolognese school of painting, and one of the most admired artists of the period of incipient decadence in Italy, was born at Calvenzano near Bologna on the 4th of November 1575. As a child of nine, he was apprenticed under the Bolognese studio of Denis  [ Read More ]

Ippolito Borghese

Ippolito Borghese (late 1500s – March, 1627), the Italian painter of the late-Renaissance, born in Sigillo (near Perugia) in the late 16th century. Likely trained in Rome and became a follower of Scipione Pulzone and was influenced by the painterly traditions of Federigo Barocci. He then moved to Naples. He was influenced by the circle of Mannerist artists active in the Rome of Sixtus V. In 1598 he completed a  [ Read More ]

Jacopo Robusti(September 29, 1518 – May 31, 1594), called Tintoretto-the “little dyer”-because his father was a dyer by trade, was born in Venice. Tintoretto, who studied for a short time with Titian and then with Schiavone, admired the color of Titian and the drawing of Michelangelo. Tintoretto was an artist of immense output and dramatic style who emerged from the Venetian School of painting. He was one of the best  [ Read More ]

Edward Poynter

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Baronet, PRA (20 March 1836 – 28 July 1919) was an English painter, designer, and draughtsman who served as President of the Royal Academy. He was born in Paris on March 20, 1836; but soon afterwards his parents returned to London, and most of his boyhood was spent in Westminster, the family living first near Poets’ Corner, and afterwards in Queen Anne’s Gate. Delicate health  [ Read More ]

Frederick Sandys

Antonio Frederic Augustus Sands (1 May 1829 – 25 June 1904) was born in Norwich. His surname was Sands. He added the ’y’ later. Frederick Sandys was an English “Pre-Raphaelite” painter, illustrator and draughtsman, of the Victorian era. Biographical Information He was born in Norwich, England, and received his earliest lessons in art from his father, who was himself a painter. His early studies show that he had a natural  [ Read More ]

Charles William Mitchell

Charles William Mitchell (Born in 1854, died in 1903) was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter from Newcastle.Charles William Mitchell was born in 1854. He had occupations including artist and painter. Charles William Mitchell was a English artist who was contemporary with John William Waterhouse. He produced this painting, his most famous, when he was thirty-one years old. A contemporary of John William Waterhouse, his work is similar in many ways. His  [ Read More ]

Edmund Blair Leighton

Edmund Blair Leighton (21 September 1852 – 1 September 1922) was an English painter of historical genre scenes, specializing in Regency and medieval subjects. E Blair Leighton was born September 21st, 1852, not 1853 which has been repeatedly misprinted throughout his life and after. He was the son of a promising young artist, Charles Blair Leighton and the former Caroline Boosey, who came from a long line of music publishers.  [ Read More ]

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