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1841 – He was born this year in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France, the child of a working class family.   1862 – He began studying art under Charles Gleyre in Paris   1871 – He painted The Theater Box, Courtauld Institute Galleries, in London. During the Paris Commune in this year, he painted on the banks ..

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1840 – Born on April 22nd in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. French lithographer and charcoal artist. 1870 – Served the French Army during the Franco-Prussian War. 1879 – His albums of lithographs, such as Dans le rêve (In the Dream) and La nuit (Night), show a dramatic range from deep blacks to vivid whites. 1884 – ..

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1759 – Born on July 10th in in Flanders to a family of artists. French botanical artist and painter. 1782 – He moved to Paris and pursued an artistic career.          – He was the official flower painter to Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoleon’s empresses Josephine and Marie Louise, and Queen Marie Amelie. 1822 – ..

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1925 – Born on October 22nd in Port Arthur, Texas. An American painter and graphic artist whose early works anticipated the Pop art movement. 1946-1947 – Rauschenberg knew little about art until he visited an art museum during World War II while serving in the U.S. Navy. He studied painting at the Kansas City Art ..

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1483 – Raffaello Sanzio Santi born on the 6th of April in  in Urbino, in the province of Umbria. One of the last of the three greatest painters of the Renaissance. 1500 – It is probable that he took his first lessons from his father, a provincial painter named Giovanni di Santi, before going to ..

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1756 – Born at Stockbridge 0n the 4th of March.   1772 – He was apprenticed to the jeweller James Gilliland but began painting water-colour miniatures of his friends. 1778 – He married a wealthy widow of independent means, whose dowry permitted him to devote himself entirely to painting. 1784 – He travelled to London ..

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1801 – Born on the 26th of January Gloucester Co., New Jersey. 1826 – He moved to New York to study painting. 1829 – He depected subjects from Washington Irving’s stories to paint.          – He painted "Rip Van Winkle". 1832 – Painted The Money Diggers. 1855 – He made "Ichabod Crane at the ..

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1622 – Pierre Paul Puget, born on the 31st of October in Marseille. He was a French painter, sculptor, architect and engineer. 1643 – He returned to Marseille, where he painted portraits and carved the colossal figure-heads of men-of-war. 1636 – At the age of fourteen he carved the ornaments of the galleys built in ..

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1861 – He was born on the 27th day of October of this year in St. John’s Newfoundland, USA. He was three years old when their family moved to Boston.   1875 – Because they were not rich, he started working after his basic education at age 14. He also started sketching landscapes and cattle ..

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