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1807 – Born in Tokyo when it was still called Edo. Shibata Zeshin was Japan’s most outstanding nineteenth-century lacquer artist and painter. 1818 – At age eleven the young Shibata entered the workshop of a lacquer craftsman. Later he studied painting under Suzuki Nanrei and Okamoto Toyohiko.          – He also studied painting in ..

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1876 – Everette Shinn, born on the 6th of November in Woodstown, New Jersey, USA. He was an American painter and illustrator and member of the Ashcan School. 1888 – 1890 – Studied industrial design at the Spring Garden School in Philadelphia. 1893 – 1897 – He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ..

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1883 – Born in Philadelphia on the 16th of July. 1909 – He went to Paris, just when the popularity of Cubism was skyrocketing. Returning to the United States, he realized that he would not be able to make a living with Modernist painting. 1920 – Church Street El, (Cleveland Museum of Art). 1925 – ..

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1751 – Born in Lancashire. 1793 – Moved to the United States.          – His subjects included George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Joseph Priestley. 1811 – Died on the 26th of February.   3.1 / 5 ( ..

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1883 – Born on April 7th in Cortona, Italy. Italian painter who synthesized the styles of Futurism and Cubism. 1900 – Severini began his painting career as a student of Giacomo Balla, an Italian pointillist painter who later became a prominent Futurist. 1921 – He published his book, Du Cubisme au Classicisme. 1966 – Died ..

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  1890 – He was born on the 12th day of June this year in Tulle, Austria. He attended school in Krems and Klosterneuburg.   1906 – He enrolled in the Akademie der Bildenden Kunste in Vienna.   1907 – He met Gustav Klimt, who encouraged him and influenced his work.   1909 – He ..

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1934 – He was born on the 20th day of September this year in Homs, Libya. He moved to Rome as a young child and lived there until his death. Early in his career he worked as a restorer, which led to his making his own paintings.   1959 – He had his first solo ..

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1761 – He was an American portrait painter and engraver born this year in Princeton, Massachusetts. 1790 – He first worked as a goldsmith, also practicing engraving. Although seemingly untrained in painting, he came into prominence in this year through his portrait of Washington, intended as a gift to Harvard University. 1791 – He visited ..

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1856 – Born in Florence, Italy on the 12th of January. 1874-1878 – He studied with Carolus-Duran, whose influence would be pivotal. 1879 – He painted a portrait of Carolus-Duran; the virtuoso effort met with public approval. 1880 – He regularly exhibited portraits at the Salon, and these were mostly full-length portrayals of women. 1881 ..

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