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1884 – He was born this year into a Jewish family at Livorno, Tuscany. Livorno was still a relatively new city, by Italian standards, in the late 19th century.   1898 – He worked in the studio of Micheli from this year until 1900. Here his earliest formal artistic instruction took place in an atmosphere ..

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1430 – Hans Memling, born on this year in Seligenstadt, SWC Germany. He was a Flemish painter, born in Germany, who was the last major fifteenth century artist in the Netherlands, the successor to Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden, whose tradition he continued with little innovation.  He was also an original and ..

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1728 – Born on March 12th in Aussig, Bohemia. German painter who was perhaps the leading artist of early Neoclassicism. 1740-1744 – Mengs began to study art seriously at the age of twelve, when he accompanied his father on a trip to Rome.          – He remained there for four years making drawings, and ..

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1466 – He was born at Leuven. 1508 – His most celebrated picture was executed for the joiners’ company in the cathedral of his adopted city. 1513 – Portrait of an Elderly Man. 1514 – The Money Changer and His Wife. 1515 – The Ugly Duchess. 1520 – He probably met Holbein more than once ..

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  1869 – He was born as the son of a grain merchant in the Picardy region of northern France. He studied law and worked as a law clerk.   1892 – He gave up his career as a lawyer. He attended art classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and dabbled in different ..

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1836 – Born on October 28th in Albany, New York. A landscape painter who was one of the first to introduce Impressionism into American painting.          – Martin studied briefly with James Hart, and his early work is akin to that of the Hudson River school.          – Martin’s poetic, dreamy landscapes, painted ..

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1401 – He was born Tommaso Cassai on the 21st day of December this year in Castel San Giovanni di Altura, Italy. He was born to Giovanni di Mone Cassai and Jacopa di Martinozzo in Castel San Giovanni di Altura, now San Giovanni Valdarno (now part of the province of Arezzo, Tuscany). His father was ..

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