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1619 – Born in Paris on the 24th of February. 1642 – He displayed an ability which obtained the generous commendations of Nicolas Poussin, in whose company Le Brun started for Rome. 1646 – On his return to Paris, Le Brun found numerous patrons, of whom Superintendent Fouquet was the most important. 1648 – Founded ..

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1704 -Born on the 5th of September. 1724-1725 – He then went to Reims, Cambrai and England. 1727 – Returning to Paris to resume his studies. 1737 – La Tour exhibited the first of a splendid series of 150 portraits that formed one of the glories of the Salon for the next 37 years. 1746 ..

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1883 – She was born on the 31st of October this year in Paris, where she was raised by her mother.   1902 – She was always the last in all of her subjects at the Lycée Lamartine; she studied porcelain painting at the Sèvres factory. She later enters the Académie Humbert, where she meets ..

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1769 – born in Bristol on the 13th of April. 1784 – He gained the prize and silver-gilt palette of the Society of Arts for a crayon drawing after Raphael’s "Transfiguration," and presently beginning to paint in oil. 1787 – He had briefly entertained, Lawrence came to London, was kindly received by Sir Joshua Reynolds ..

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1835 – Born in New York City, New York on the 31st of March. 1861 – His marriage to Margaret Mason Perry, sister-in-law of Lilla Cabot Perry, show marked originality, especially in the handling of color values, and also the influence of Japanese art, in the study of which he was a pioneer. 1859-1870  – ..

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1886 – Born on the 1st of March in Pöchlarn, Austria. 1905-1909 – He won a scholarship to the Arts and Crafts School in Vienna, where he studied. 1907 – He produced his first portraits, which have expressive power, and he began his career landscapes, still lifes, and compositions of a symbolical or religious character. ..

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1862 – Gustav Klimt was born as the son of a gold and silver engraver in a suburb of Vienna on July 14th. An Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of Vienna Art Nouveau movement. 1879 – He was educated at the Vienna Kunstgewerbe Art School. 1882 – Klimt opened a ..

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1646 – Born in Germany on the 8th of August.          – Kneller studied in Leiden, but became a pupil of Ferdinand Bol and Rembrandt in Amsterdam. 1670 – He worked in Rome and Venice, painting historical subjects and portraits, and later moved to Hamburg. 1674 – He came to England, at the invitation ..

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