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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
1435 – Andrea di Michele di Francesco de’ Cioni, born in Florence, Italy. He was an influential Italian sculptor, goldsmith and painter who worked at the court of Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence. 1465 – He worked at the lavabo of the Old Sacristy in San Lorenzo (Florence). 1465 – 1467 – He executed the ..
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 ..