1847 – Born on March 19th in New Bedford, Massachusetts. An idyllic American painter. 1878 – He studied art under William E. Marshall and at the Academy of design, where he began to exhibit. 1884 – His paintings are notable rather for color and effect than for form, and he might be classed as a ..
1745 – Born on March 29th in Guildford, Surrey. John Russell was a divided artist. The finest British pastel artist of his time, he was mainly a portraitist. 1767 – Set up his own studio and traveled around Britain. 1770 – Studied at the Royal Academy, a school of art. He won a gold medal ..
1886 – Born in New York City. American painter who was an early proponent of abstraction. 1906 – He came to Paris to study art, where he immediately fell into the most progressive artistic circles. 1909 – Russell met Gertrude and Leo Stein, who introduced him to Matisse and Picasso. 1913–1914 – He and Stanton ..
1628 – Jacob Izaaksoon van Ruysdael was born at Haarlem. Baroque artist, often considered the greatest Dutch landscape painter. 1648 – He was dean of the Haarlem Painter’s Guild and owned a supplying business. 1655-1659 – He settled in Amsterdam, of which he became a free citizen, and he lived there for the rest of ..
1577 – He was born on the 28th day of June this year in Siegen, Westphalia. 1589 – He and his mother returned to Antwerp, where he was baptized a Catholic. 1600 – He went to Italy, settling in Mantua where he worked as a court painter to the duke Vincenzo I of ..
1828 – Dante Gabriel Rossetti, born on the 12th of May in London, England. Original name Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti English painter and poet who helped found the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of painters treating religious, moral, and medieval subjects in a nonacademic manner. He was the most illustrious member of the Rossetti family. 1836 ..
1871 – Born on May 27th in the cellar of a house in Belleville, a working class quarter of Paris near the Pere Lachaise cemetery. 1885 – Rouault was taken away and apprenticed for two years to a maker of stained glass named Tamoni. He was then employed by another stained glass maker, Georges Hirsch, ..
1844 – Born on May 21st in Laval, France. Henri Rousseau was a French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naive or Primitive manner. He is also known as Le Douanier ("the customs officer") after his place of employment. 1863-1868 – He served in the French Army. 1869 – Russeau worked in a toll booth on the ..
1615 – Born in Arenella, in the outskirts of Naples either 20th of June or 21st of July. 1634-1636 – He continued apprenticeship with Falcone, aiding him complete his battlepiece canvases. In that studio, it is said that Lanfranco took notice of his work, and advised him to relocate to Rome, where he stayed. 1638-1639 ..
1942 – Born on October 29th in Daytona Beach, Florida. An American painter and television presenter. He spent a 20-year career with the U.S. Air Force in medical records, stationed mostly in Alaska, before his painting career and television program made him famous worldwide. 1961-1981 – He joined the United States Air Force. 1983 – ..