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1948 – Born on July 16   1962-1967 – Israeli violinist, after 5 years study (1962-67) at Juilliard in New York City.   1967-1969 – Began his career by winning the prestigious Levintritt competition (1967) and making his solo debut (1969) with the New York Philharmonic.                        – He has since performed with most ..

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1870 – Born on July 26th near Bilbao, Spain.  Spanish genre and portrait painter noted for his theatrical paintings of figures from Spanish culture and folklore. 1885 – Visited the Prado and copied El Greco. 1889 – Spent six months in Rome, then lived mainly in Paris for several years on friendly terms with Toulouse-Lautrec, ..

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1598 – Baptized November 7            – The Spanish painter            – Was one of the principal figures in Spain’s Golden Age of baroque art            – Like Diego de Velazquez, almost his exact contemporary, Zurbaran displayed an early concern for chiaroscuro (light and shadow) contrasts and naturalistic effects.            – ..

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1908 – He was a Polish American born on the 6th day of September this year in Boston. He never received any formal art training, his gifts as a sculptor began to show at an early age.  1932 – His first marble sculpture of Judge Frederick Pickering Cabot was made.  1939 – He assisted Gutzon ..

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1860 – Birth of a Swedish etcher, painter, and sculptor             – Was a Swedish exponent of 19th century naturalism and impressionism.             – As a student at the Stockholm Academy, he began his life long and highly successful career as a fashionable portraitist.             – Typical of his best work is ..

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1949 – Born on the 18th of November in Zaqazeeq, Egypt.   1974 – He is a mechanical Engineering student before he became an actor. He made his first film, (Children of Silence).   1980 – He had made six films and one of his greatest is Alexandria under Egypt’s well known director, Yusuf Shanin. ..

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1921 – He was born in Rome in Via XXIV Maggio, a step away from the Quirinal and the statues of the Dioscuri.   1940 – He followed the courses of Pietro Toesca at the University of Rome.   1945 – He graduated under him.   1947 – His first trips to Paris and London ..

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1890 – Born on the 4th of July in Vitebsk, Belarus of Jewish and Scottish extraction. His career began within the cubist movement   1920s-1930s – His type of work were more of baroque and romantic style in mood and form   1949 – He had retrospective exhibition in the Musie National d’Art Moderne in ..

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1725 – Patience Lovell Wright, born in England. She was the first recognized American-born sculptor. She chiefly created wax figures of people. 1748 – Married Joseph Wright. 1769 – She had amused herself and her five children by molding faces out of putty, bread dough, and wax. 1772 – He traveled to England and opened ..

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