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1891 – Born in Anamosa, Iowa on the 13th of February.   1901 – His family moved to Cedar Rapids after his father died.   1910 – He enrolled in art school in Minneapolis, and returned a year later to teach in a one-room schoolhouse.   1913 – He enrolled at the Art Institute of ..

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  1738 – He was born this year in Springfield. 1756 – He as a young man, He proved gifted artistic talent and was sent to Philadelphia in this year to study painting. 1760 – He sailed for Italy, where Neoclassicism was rapidly gaining ground. West visited most of the leading art cities of Italy. ..

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1861 – Born in Bordentown, New Jersey. He was one of America’s most renowned painters of the sea. 1882 – He entered Academie Julien in Paris. 1908 – He moved to Montclair Heights, New Jersey and earned his studio in exchange for a painting every year for collector William T. Evans.          – He ..

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1684 – Jean Antoine Watteau, born on the 10th of October in Flemish town of Valenciennes, which had just been annexed by the French king Louis XIV. He was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement (in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens), and revitalized the waning ..

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1830 – Born in Urbana, Ohio on the 29th of June. 1857 – Ward went to Washington, where he made a name with portrait busts of men in public life. 1861 – He worked for the Ames Sword Company, providing models for decorative objects including gilt-bronze sword hilts for the Union Army. 1861 – Ward ..

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1590 – Born on January 9th in Paris, France. French painter who introduced an Italianate Baroque style of painting into France. 1611 – Trained by his sign-painter father, the fourteen-year-old Vouet painted a portrait in England and accompanied France’s ambassador to Constantinople. 1612-1617 – Vouet formed his style in Italy, where he lived for five ..

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1876 – He was born on the 4th day of April of this year in Paris. He was born to musician parents in Paris. As a youth he studied violin before becoming a professional cyclist.   1894 – At his early aged of 18, Vlaminck roamed around the countryside and served in the army in ..

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1528 – Paolo Veronese, born in Verona, Italy. He was a prolific and important painter of the Renaissance in Venice, famous for paintings such as The Wedding at Cana and The Feast in the House of Levi. 1542 – By the age of 14, he apprenticed with the local master Antonio Badile, and perhaps with ..

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1511 – Giorgio Vasari, born on the 30th ofJuly in Arezzo, NC Italy. He was an Italian painter and architect, known for his famous biographies of Italian artists. 1527 – He studied under Andrea del Sarto, and lived mostly at Florence and Rome. 1550 – He was an architect and painter, best known for his ..

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