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1525 – He was born on this year. There are records that he was born in Breda, Netherlands, but it is uncertain whether the Dutch town of Breda or the Belgian town of Bree, called Breda in Latin, was meant.   1551 – He was accepted as a master in the painters’ guild of Antwerp ..

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1805 – He was born on the 26th of July in Rome. 1849 – The occupation of Rome by French forces, apparently persuaded Brumidi to emigrate, and he sailed for the United States. 1852 – He became a naturalized citizen. 1854 – Brumidi went to Mexico, where he painted an allegorical representation of the Holy ..

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1605 – Born in Oudenaarde. 1631 – He stayed in Haarlem and Amsterdam, when he moved back to Antwerp in the Spanish Netherlands. 1631 – He became a member of the Guild of St. Luke. 1632 – He became the rhetoricians’s chamber De Violieren.          – Tradition has it that Brouwer himself spent much ..

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1814 – He was born in Boston and a first studied wood engraving under Alonzo Hartwell and worked as an illustrator.          – He studied painting with Washington Allston, but soon went to Europe, residing principally in Italy for years. 1875 – Sunset in Genoa.          – Doges’ Palace and Grand Canal.     ..

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1925 – Born in February 25th. A playwright, actress and painter.          – Mother of actor and director, Matthew Broderick. 1996 – She wrote screenplay "Infinity". 2003 – Died on November 18th in New York, New York.          – Her work was posthumously shown at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York. ..

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1882 – Born in Argenteuil sur Seine, France  on the 13th of May. 1897-1899 – He also studied painting in the evenings at the École des Beaux Arts in Le Havre. 1901 – He apprenticed in Paris under a decorator and was awarded his certificate. 1904 – He attended the Académie Humbert, also in Paris, ..

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1867 – Born on April 14th in La Haye-Descartes, France. French novelist.          – He studied at Sciences-Po and Ecole du Louvre. 1870 – He was noted for his social histories set in the Touraine region of west-central France. 1908 – He also wrote short stories and lighter novels, such as La Leçon d’amour ..

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1932 – Fernando Botero was born in Medellin on the 19th of April. 1944 – He attend in Jesuit school in Medellín he was sent to a school for matadors for two years. 1948 – He first exhibited in Medellín with other artists from the region and provided illustrations for the Sunday supplement of the ..

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1445 – Born on March 1st in Florence, Italy. He was one of the greatest painters of the Florentine Renaissance. His “The Birth of Venus” and “Primavera” are often said to epitomize for modern viewers the spirit of the Renaissance. 1469-1470 – These transitions in Botticelli’s style can be seen in the two small panels ..

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1703 – Born on September 29th in Paris, France.   1720 – At the age of 17 he was apprenticed by his father, a designer of embroidery patterns, to François Lemoyne.   1731-1734 – Admitted to the Academy as a historical painter and become a member.   1739 – Paintings such as The Breakfast also ..

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