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1849 – Was born Ty’n-y-groes, Conwy, on the 18th of September.   1883 – His commission to paint the Fathers of Confederation came early in his career and it established his reputation as a portrait artist.  1884 – The Fathers of Confederation.    1893 – He was a founding member of the Royal Canadian Academy ..

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  1958 – He was born this year in Reading, Pennsylvania but grew up in Kutztown and was interested in art from an early age.   1976 – He studied graphic design at The Ivy School of Professional Art until 1978, a commercial and fine art school in Pittsburgh. Keith moved to New York City ..

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1580 – Born in Antwerp. 1616 – His ‘breakthrough’ came with the life-size group portrait, The Banquet of the Officers of the St George Militia Company. 1620 – He painted many double portraits of married couples, on separate panels, the man on the left panel, his wife at his right. 1641 – He showed a ..

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1825 – Hans Fredrik Gude, born in Christiania, Norway. He was a landscape and marine painter, and, with Adolph Tidemand, a leading figure among the Norwegian painters in Dösseldorf. 1837 – At the young age of 12, he took drawing lessons in Christiania (Oslo). 1842 – 1844 – He had private tuition from Andreas Achenbach, ..

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1887 – Juan Gris, born on the 23rd of March in Madrid, whose original name was Jose Victoriano Gonzalez, was a Spanish painter whose lucidly composed still lifes are major works of the style called Synthetic Cubism. 1902 – 1904 – He studied engineering at the Madrid School of Arts and Manufactures but soon began ..

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1897 – Born on December 3rd in New York City. American cartoonist and painter. 1919 – Employed as cartoonist by the New York Tribune, he went to work for the Rebel Worker. 1920-1929 – He became a leading painter of the 1920s and 30s, his works being primarily concerned with social responsibilities and class inequalities. ..

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1541 – El Greco, the name commonly given to Dominico Theotocopuli, a Cretan painter, architect and sculptor. He was born in Crete and announces his Cretan origin by his signature in Greek letters on his most important pictures, especially on the "St. Maurice" in the Escorial. 1570 – He appears to have studied art first ..

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