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1912 – Born on the 28th of November. 1940 – He returned to his native Baltimore and taught privately. 1948 – He started to use Magna – oil based acrylic paints. 1952 – Louis moved to Washington, D.C. Living in Washington, D.C., somewhat apart from the New York scene and working almost in isolation. 1952-1953 ..

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1702 – Liotard Jean Etianne was born.          – He is best known for his portraits and drawings in pastel, but he also made portraits in oil, paintings on glass and porcelain, and engravings and enamels. 1738 – He studied in Italy and painted portraits for English visitors. 1742 – He travelled to Constantinople. ..

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1406 – Born in Florence to Tommaso. 1420 – His aunt, Mona Lapaccia, then took charge of the boy, when, at the age of fourteen, he was registered in the community of the Carmelite friars of the Carmine in Florence. 1439 – He speaks of himself as the poorest friar of Florence, and says he ..

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1406 – Fra’ Filippo Lippi, Born in Florence, Italy. He was an Italian painter of the Italian 15th century school. 1420 – At the age of fourteen, he was registered in the community of the Carmelite friars of the Carmine in Florence. 1441 – Painted an altar-piece for the nuns of S. Ambrogio which is ..

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US track and field athlete   won gold medal in Olympic long jump 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996   won gold medal in Olympic 100-meter dash 1984, 1988   won gold medal in Olympic 200-meter dash 1984   co-won gold medal in Olympic 4×100-meter relay 1984, 1992   Sullivan Award 1981 3 / 5 ( 20 ..

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1885 – Born in Bordeaux on the 5th of July. 1898 – He enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. 1904 – Studied decorative sculpture. 1905 – He began to paint in his spare time and he left home, moving into his own studio to devote himself to painting. 1910 – He was influenced ..

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1618 – Born in Westphalia to Dutch parents whose real name was van der Faess. Dutch-English painter. 1637 – He trained in Haarlem and became a Master of the Haarlem Guild. 1647 – He became a freeman of the Painter-Stainers’ Company and his early English paintings were influenced by Van Dyck and Dutch baroque style. ..

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1881 – Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was born in Argentan, Normandy, on the 4th of February. He was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. 1900 – He moved to Paris, where he worked as an architectural draftsman and studied briefly at the École des Beaux-Arts. During this period he came under the influence of Paul ..

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1830 – Born on December 31st in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. English painter and sculptor. 1840 – He learned drawing at Rome under Signor Meli. 1843-1844 – He was sent to school at Frankfurt and accompanied his family to Florence, where his future career as an artist was decided. 1848 – He went to Brussels, where ..

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1812 – He was born this year in High gate, a suburb of London, the 20th child of his parents and was raised by his eldest sister, Ann, twenty-one years his senior. At the age of fifteen, he and his sister had to leave the family home and set up house together.   1830 – ..

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