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1594 – Nicolas Poussin, born on the 15th of June in Les Andelys, Haute Normandie, France. He was a French painter in the French Baroque style. His work predominantly features clarity, logic, order and favors line over color. 1624 – Marino employed him on illustrations to his poem Adone (untraced) and on a series of ..

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1380 – Pisanello was born. 1415-1420 – He was the assistant of the renowned painter and illuminator Gentile da Fabriano from whom he acquired his refined, delicate, detailed style. 1422  – He was reported to be in Mantua in the service of young Ludovico Gonzaga, son of the Marchese of Mantua Gianfrancesco Gonzaga. 1424 – ..

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French (Danish Virgin Islands-born) Impressionist painter. 1830 – Born on the 10th of July in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas. 1842 – Pissarro lived in St. Thomas when he went to a boarding school in Paris.          – Returned to St. Thomas where he drew in his free time. Pissarro was attracted to political Anarchy, an ..

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1416 – He was born this year in Borgo San Sepolcro.   1439 – He was working with Domenici Veneziano on frescoes for the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence. He also worked in Rimini, Ferrara, and Rome.   1460 – He painted The Flagellation which is one of the most famous and controversial ..

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1454 – Born in Perugia, Romagna Italy. 1481 – Pinturicchio was associated with the Umbrian artist Perugino, whose influence on him was to be permanent. 1480 – He worked in the Bufalini Chapel in Santa Maria in Aracoeli and in Santa Maria del Popolo. 1492 – Pinturicchio’s most important work of this period was the ..

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Spanish artist and Cubist painter, generally considered father of modern art and also the father of cubism.   He was born in Malaga, Spain. His father was Jose Ruiz, his mother, Maria Picasso.   Pablo Picasso passed through three distinct periods in his life, called: the blue period, the rose period, and his most famous ..

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1839 – born in Edinburgh on the 17th of March. 1858-1859 – His first exhibits at the Royal Scottish Academy were A Scene from the Fortunes of Nigel one of the many subjects for which he sought inspiration in the novels of Sir Walter Scott and two portraits, followed by The Prison. 1860 – He ..

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1862 – Charles Rollo Peters was born in San Francisco. 1909 – following family tragedies Peters remarried and moved back to San Francisco. 1920 – Peters left for Europe to study at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and the Academie Julian in Paris.          – Peters settled on a 30-acre estate in Monterey where ..

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