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 ..
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 – ..
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 – ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..