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1801 – Born on April 30th in Paris. Giroux’s technique, creating a drawing upon glass that is then used as a negative to make a photographic print, is called cliché-verre.   1819 – Was active in exhibiting at the Salon showing landscape views of France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.   1821 – He was a ..

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1529 – An Italian painter was born this year in Sant’Angelo in Vado, near Urbino. he had made a great name for himself as a fresco decorator, working most notably for the Farnese family in their palace at Caprarola.    1543 – He moved to Rome and he succeeded at an early age in gaining knowledge ..

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1870 – Born on July 26th near Bilbao, Spain.  Spanish genre and portrait painter noted for his theatrical paintings of figures from Spanish culture and folklore. 1885 – Visited the Prado and copied El Greco. 1889 – Spent six months in Rome, then lived mainly in Paris for several years on friendly terms with Toulouse-Lautrec, ..

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1598 – Baptized November 7            – The Spanish painter            – Was one of the principal figures in Spain’s Golden Age of baroque art            – Like Diego de Velazquez, almost his exact contemporary, Zurbaran displayed an early concern for chiaroscuro (light and shadow) contrasts and naturalistic effects.            – ..

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1871- Born on August 29 -The major Irish painter of the early 20th century,– The brother of the poet William Butler Yeats and the son of the Irish portrait painter John Butler Yeats -He wrote several books and plays, his reputation rests primarily on his oil paintings, watercolors, and illustrations. -His early works are black-and-white ..

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Lithuanian-American sculptor, painter and writer. 1887- Born on the 28th of February in Eurburg, Lithuania. 1910-1911 – Zorach studied in Paris; painted with Fauvist influence. 1916 – Came up with a one-person show in New York City that reflected his increasing interest in cubism. 1922 – Abandoned painting and became best known for his sculpture. ..

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1585 – Painted Doge’s Palace in Venice   1594 – Worked on the adoration of the Magi (cathedral, Lucca) demonstrates greater concessions to naturalism foreshadowing the baroque 16th century             – Helped develop the Mannerist style in Central Italy during the mid-16th century             – Among Federico’s important works is the large Barbarossa ..

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1860 – Birth of a Swedish etcher, painter, and sculptor             – Was a Swedish exponent of 19th century naturalism and impressionism.             – As a student at the Stockholm Academy, he began his life long and highly successful career as a fashionable portraitist.             – Typical of his best work is ..

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1917- Born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; birth of one of the most popular American Artist – received his artistic training from his father, N. C. Wyeth, a notebook and magazine illustrator   1937-1938 – came up with his work called Robin Hood   1948 – painted Christina’s World in Maine (Museum of Modern Art, New ..

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1882- Born in Needham, Massachusetts 1903 – left Massachusetts at 21 to study art with the famous illustrator Howard Pyle 1917 – father of Andrew Wyeth 1903-1945– had a resolutely naturalistic style which brought him come up with narrative painting and illustrations and became famous for it – his major work was the illustrations of ..

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