1599 – Born in Seville, Andalusia on the 6th of June. 1622 – Velázquez went to Madrid in the first half of April, with letters of introduction to Don Juan de Fonseca, himself from Seville, who was chaplain to the King. 1622 – In December, Rodrigo de Villandrando, the King’s favorite court painter, died. Don ..
1632 – Johannes Vermeer was born in 1632, in the city of Delft in the Netherlands. The precise date of his birth is unknown but it is known that he was baptized on October 31 of this year. 1652 – After his parent’s death, he inherited the Mechelen as well as his father’s art-dealing ..
1853 – March 30, Vincent was born in Zundert, The Netherlands. Pioneered the Expressionism. 1869-1878 – Worked as an art dealer but because of Eugénie Loyer (his land lady’s daughter) rejection his employment as an art dealer ended on the 1st of April 1876. As a preacher he then studied, but failed, a three-month ..
1778 – John Varley, born on the 17th of August in London, UK. He was a highly successful teacher, and a founder member of the Watercolour Society. He was an English watercolour painter and astrologer, and a close friend of William Blake, the poet/painter/mystic. 1819 – 1820 – Collaborated on the book Visionary Heads, written ..
1908 – Born on December 16th in Anglés, Cataluña, Spain. French surrealist painter. 1941 – Immigrated to Mexico. 1942 – Married to Benjamin Peret. 1963 – Died from heart attack on October 8th in Mexico, D.F., Mexico. 2 / 5 (..
1883 – Maurice Utrillo was born in Paris, the illegitimate son of the artist Suzanne Valadon, on December 25th. Utrillo became the best-known portrayer of Paris, especially Montmartre, painting both from nature and from postcards. 1902 – Under his mother’s tutelage he began to paint, at first in the streets of Montmartre. 1909 – Known ..
1876 – Born in Germany on the 22nd of July. – His most notable work focuses on scenes of Native American life, particularly of the Pueblo Indians. 1917 – Ufer worked as an illustrator in Chicago before moving permanently to Taos. 1936 – Died on the 2nd of August. 2.1 / 5 ( ..
1775 – Born in Covent Garden, London, England on the 23rd of April. 1785 – Turner was sent to stay with his uncle on his mother’s side in Brentford, which was then a small town west of London on the banks of the River Thames. 1789 – He entered the Royal Academy of Art schools ..
1810 – Born on the 28th of August. – Troyon was an animal painter of the first rank, and was closely associated with the artists who painted around Barbizon. 1840-1847 – Roqueplan introduced Troyon to Rousseau, Jules Dupré, and the other Barbizon painters, and in his pictures and he seemed to endeavour to ..
1518 – He was born on the 29th day of September this year in Venice. His family originated from Brescia, a city-state about 170 km from Venice. Older studies gave the Tuscan town of Lucca as the origin of the family. 1546 – He painted for the church of the Madonna dell Orto three ..