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1783 – Born on September 23rd in Düsseldorf, Palatinate. A painter notable for his part in the German revival of fresco painting in the 19th century. 1811 – Cornelius went to Rome, where he joined a group of young German painters, the Nazarenes, or Lucas Brotherhood (Lukasbund), led by Franz Pforr and J.F. Overbeck. 1819 ..

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1892 – Dean Cornwell was born. Cornwell established himself as one of America’s leading illustrators and a mural painter. He worked for various magazines including Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping. 1922 – He was a president of the Society of Illustrators. 1927 – Was a member of the Dutch Treat Club. 1947 – He returned to ..

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1738 – Born on the 3rd of July in Boston, Massachusetts. 1766 – He exhibited Boy with a Squirrel at the Society of Artists in London. 1769 – It was highly praised both by Sir Joshua Reynolds and by Copley’s countryman Benjamin West. Copley married. 1771-1772 – He was urged by fellow artists who were ..

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1844 – Born in upstate New York on the 18th of September. 1903 – Coolidge contracted with the advertising firm of Brown & Bigelow of St. Paul, Minnesota, to create sixteen oil paintings of dogs in various human poses. 1910 – Coolidge painted "Looks Like Four of a Kind" in the same style as his ..

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    1776 – A Romantic painter was born in East Bergholt, a village on the River Stour in Suffolk, to Golding and Ann Constable. His father was a wealthy corn merchant, owner of Flat ford Mill and, later, Dedham Mill. He is known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding ..

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  1949 – He was born on the 28th day of April this year in Shreveport, Louisiana, but raised in Moore, Oklahoma.   1971 – He graduated from Grinnell College this year with a BA in History.   1974 – He obtained his MA from Yale University.   1984 – He received his PhD from ..

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1889 – Born on the 5th of July in  Maisons-Laffitte, near Paris, France. 1918 – He met the 15-year-old poet Raymond Radiguet. The two collaborated extensively, socialized, and undertook many journeys and vacations together. 1920 – He experimented audaciously in almost every artistic medium, becoming a leader of the French avant-garde. 1929 – His first ..

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1600 – Born into poverty in the village of Chamagne 1625 – He returned to Rome in April and was apprenticed to the now-infamous Augustin Tassi. 1627 – Lorrain returned to Rome. Here, two landscapes made for Cardinal Bentivoglio earned him the patronage of Pope Urban VIII. 1637 – He rapidly achieved fame as a ..

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1873 – Howard Chandler Christy was born on the 10th of January in Ohio. He spent his youth on his parents’ farm near Duncan Falls. Later in life, he recorded joyous memories of the time that he spent along the Muskingum River. As a child, his mother encouraged Christy’s artistic talent as a painter and ..

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1826 – Born in Hartford Connecticut on the 4th of May. 1849 – He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Design five years later. 1859 – Church unveiled the painting to an astonished public in New York City. 1860 – Church bought a farm in Hudson, New York and married Isabel ..

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