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1626 – Jan Havickszoon Steen was born in Leiden, Netherlands. 1644 – Steen went to Haarlem, where he worked under Adrian van Ostade and under Jan Josephs van Goyen, whose daughter he married. 1646 – Jan Steen began studying at the Leyden University. 1648 – He had joined the painters guild of the city. 1669 ..

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1877 – Joseph Stella, born on the 13th of June in Muro Lucano, Italy. 1896 – 1897 – Emigrates to New York and studies at The Art Students League, New York. 1898 – 1900 – Studies under William Merritt Chase at the New York School of Art. 1901 – Attends Chase’s summer school in Shinnecock, ..

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1863 – Born on February 27th in Valencia. Spanish painter and graphic artist. 1900 – His exhibit at the Paris Universal Exposition won him a medal of honour and his nomination as Knight of the Legion of Honour. 1906 – A special exhibition of his works at the Georges Petit Gallery in Paris eclipsed all ..

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1893 – Born in Smilovichi, Russian Empire. 1910-1913 – He studied in Vilnius at the I.Trutnev painting school. 1913 – He then emigrated to Paris with his friends Pinchus Kremegne and Michel Kikoine, where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. 1923 – The American collector Albert C. Barnes visited his studio and immediately ..

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1938 – Born in Baltimore, Maryland on the 23rd of October. Francis Hopkinson Smith, a noted engineer, artist, and writer.          – Smith’s engineering firm was in business for thirty years, contracting many projects with the Federal Government, including the building of the Race Rock Lighthouse, the Block Island Break-water, the sea wall on Staten ..

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1868 – Max Slevogt, born on the 8th of October in Landshut, Germany. He was a German painter of the Impressionism who specialized on landscapes. 1884 – 1890 – He studied at the Munich Art Academy. 1889 – 1890 – A stay in Italy helped him to free himself from the Munich Academy even though ..

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1896 – He was born on the 29th day of December this year in Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico.   1911 – At age 15, Siqueiros attended the Academy of San Carlos and was involved in a student strike that protested the academy’s method of teaching and urged the impeachment of the school’s director.   1912 – ..

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1839 – Born on the 30th of October in Paris. 1862 – He began his association with Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Jean-Frédéric Bazille. 1870-1871 – The Franco-German War brought financial ruin to the Sisley family and caused Sisley to flee temporarily to London.          – Sisley was essentially a landscape painter. 1872-1880 – ..

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1863 – Born on November 11th in Paris, France. A French Neo-Impressionist painter who, with Georges Seurat, developed the technique called pointillism. 1881 – Signac gave up the study of architecture for painting and, through Armand Guillaumin, became a convert to the colouristic principles of Impressionism. 1884 – Signac helped found the Salon des Indépendants. ..

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