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1882- Born in Needham, Massachusetts 1903 – left Massachusetts at 21 to study art with the famous illustrator Howard Pyle 1917 – father of Andrew Wyeth 1903-1945– had a resolutely naturalistic style which brought him come up with narrative painting and illustrations and became famous for it – his major work was the illustrations of ..

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1902- Born in Alsace 1940’s- 1950’s– between these years, became a three-time winner of the Academy Award for best Director-was generally recognized as the foremost craftsman among Hollywood Directors 1936 – partnered with producer Samuel Goldwyn which resulted in a number of films based on literary texts, including Dodsworth 1937- directed "Dead End" 1939- "Wuthering ..

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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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1930 – George Woodbridge, born this year. He an American illustrator known for his exhaustive research and historical accuracy, is sometimes referred to as "America’s Dean of Uniform Illustration." 1851 – 1872 – He illustrated many military history books, including the Time/Life Civil War history, George Neumann’s Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution and ..

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1891 – Born in Anamosa, Iowa on the 13th of February.   1901 – His family moved to Cedar Rapids after his father died.   1910 – He enrolled in art school in Minneapolis, and returned a year later to teach in a one-room schoolhouse.   1913 – He enrolled at the Art Institute of ..

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1893 – She was born on the 3rd day of March of this year in San Francisco, California, USA. She rebelliously insisted on pursuing a career in the arts. Eventually her parents agreed to let her study painting and because she was fluent in French, they sent her to the prestigious Académie Julian in Paris, ..

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1953 – Born on March 21st in England. 1973 – He spent two seasons as a Ringling Brothers clown before joining the country’s largest tent show, Circus Vargus, for an additional year. 1975 – He was hired as a puppeteer for a local troupe run by Donna Harris. 1980 – Left to form Clarion Shadow ..

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  1738 – He was born this year in Springfield. 1756 – He as a young man, He proved gifted artistic talent and was sent to Philadelphia in this year to study painting. 1760 – He sailed for Italy, where Neoclassicism was rapidly gaining ground. West visited most of the leading art cities of Italy. ..

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1861 – Born in Bordentown, New Jersey. He was one of America’s most renowned painters of the sea. 1882 – He entered Academie Julien in Paris. 1908 – He moved to Montclair Heights, New Jersey and earned his studio in exchange for a painting every year for collector William T. Evans.          – He ..

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1684 – Jean Antoine Watteau, born on the 10th of October in Flemish town of Valenciennes, which had just been annexed by the French king Louis XIV. He was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement (in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens), and revitalized the waning ..

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