1822 – George Fuller, born on the 17th of January at Deerfield, Massachusetts. Son of Aaron and Fanny (Negus) Fuller of Deerfield, Massachusetts, attained a national reputation as a painter. 1842 – At the age of twenty he entered the studio of the sculptor H. K. Brown, at Albany, New York, where he drew from ..
1774 – Born on September 5th in Greifswald, Pomerania (Germany). A pioneer early 19th-century German Romantic painter. His vast, mysterious landscapes and seascapes proclaimed man’s helplessness against the forces of nature and did much to establish the idea of the sublime as central concerns of the Romantic movement. 1794-1798 – Friedrich studied at the academy ..
1732 – Born at Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes on the 5th of April. 1752 – Fragonard gained the Prix de Rome with a painting of "Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Golden Calf", but before proceeding to Rome he continued to study for three years under Charles-André van Loo. 1756 – On the 17th of September, he took up ..
1825 – Born on September 6th in Livorno. Italian painter. – Giovanni Fattori was introduced to art by Giuseppe Baldini. 1846 – He attended the Fine Art Academy and studied under Bezzuoli. 1848-1849 – He was unable to devote himself to painting, he returned to work from real life, adopting in particular scenes ..
1395 – Born in Maaseik, Bishopric of Liège, Holy Roman Empire (now in Belgium). Flemish painter who perfected the newly developed technique of oil painting. His naturalistic panel paintings, mostly portraits and religious subjects, made extensive use of disguised religious symbols. 1425 – He continued to work in the palace of The Hague until the ..
1787 – Born on March 10th in York, Yorkshire, England. 1807 – He was admitted to the Royal Academy schools. 1818 – He had developed considerable talent as a portraitist. 1825 – The grand but simply conceived “Combat” brought him his first great success. 1849 – Died on November 13th in York. 3 / 5 ..
1854 – Born in Porvoo, Finland on the 21st of July. – The company of Runeberg had a lasting impact on Edelfelt, who from time to time turned to scenes from Finnish history in his paintings. – Edelfelt went on to illustrate Runeberg’s epic poem The Tales of Ensign Stal. 1873 ..
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US (Trinidadian-born) Democratic politician lieutenant governor of California 1975-1979 (1st black lieutenant governor) Representative from California 1981-1993 1.7 / 5 (..
US Realist artist created painting "The Gross Clinic" 1875 2.2 / 5 ( 1..