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1888 – He was born on the 10th day of July this year in Volos, Greece.   1906 – After he studied art in Athens and Florence, he moved to Germany and entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, where he read the writings of the famous philosophers.   1909 – In the summer ..

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1849 – He was born on the 1st day of November of this year in Williamsburg (now Nineveh), Indiana, to the family of a local merchant.   1861 – Chase’s father moved the family to Indianapolis in this year and employed his son as a salesman in the family business. Chase showed an early interest ..

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1500 – Benvenuto Cellini, born on the 3rd of November in Florence. His father was an instrument maker and musician in the band of the Signoria. He was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance. 1516 – At the age of 16, he was exiled from Florence following a brawl. He ..

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1637 – He was born on the 19th of April. 1654 – He first trained with his father, Mateo Cerezo the elder, a painter of devotional images, and then completed his training in Madrid. 1656-1659 – Cerezo worked in Valladolid and Burgos, returning permanently to Madrid          – He was inspired by Titian and ..

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  1839 – Born on the 19th of January in the southern French town of Aix-en-Provence.   1862 – after a number of bitter family disputes, the aspiring artist was given a small allowance and sent to study art in Paris, where Zola had already gone.   1872 – Cézanne shifted from dark tones to ..

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  1887 – He was born on the 7th day of July this year in Vitsyebsk, Russia (now in Belarus), and was educated in art in Saint Petersburg.   1908 – His first work was “Candles in the Dark” which is an artist collection, and  he later developed subtle variations.   1910 – He lived ..

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1876 – George Catlin, born on the 26th of July in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was educated as a lawyer and practiced in Philadelphia for two years; but art was his favorite pursuit, and forsaking the law he established himself at New York as a portrait painter. 1823 – He gave up a budding law practice ..

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1460 – Born in Venice. 1490 – He began the first of four cycles of paintings that are his greatest achievement. 1502-1507 – His greatest achievement: scenes from the life of St. Ursula, now in the Accademia, Venice; scenes from the lives of St. George, St. Jerome, and St. Tryphon. 1511-1520 – The life of ..

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1871 – Emily Carr was born in Victoria, British Columbia on December 13th. 1898 – Her first trip to Native villages. 1899 – Carr took up studies at the Westminster School of Art in London. And also attended sketching classes in Cornwall. 1910 – She enrolled in the Academie Colarossi in Paris. It was here ..

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1557 – Born in Bologna on the 16th of August. 1574 – He worked as a reproductive engraver, copying works of 16th century masters such as Federico Barocci, Tintoretto, Antonio Campi, Veronese and Correggio. 1582 – He travelled to Venice. 1584 – He worked in Bologna on the fresco cycles in Palazzo Fava. 1586-1587 – ..

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