1805 – Born in Woodstock, Vermont, on the 29th of June. 1819 – His father removed to Ohio, about six miles from Cincinnati, where the son attended school for about a year, staying meanwhile with his brother, a lawyer in Cincinnati. 1826 – He began to frequent the studio of Frederick Eckstein, and at once ..
430 BC – “Diadumenus” Man Tying on a Fillet. 450 BC – 440 BC – The “Doryphorus” Spear Bearer. – Another outstanding work by Polyclitus was his gold and ivory statue of the goddess Hera. – His “Hera” was ranked with Phidias’ gold and ivory statues of “Athena” and “Zeus,” and ..
1416 – He was born this year in Borgo San Sepolcro. 1439 – He was working with Domenici Veneziano on frescoes for the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence. He also worked in Rimini, Ferrara, and Rome. 1460 – He painted The Flagellation which is one of the most famous and controversial ..
480 BC – Phidias was born. – Phidias designed the temple of the goddess Athena on the Athenian Acropolis and the colossal seated Statue of Zeus at Olympia in the 5th century BC. 447 BC – The Athenian works were apparently commissioned by Pericles. Pericles used the money from the maritime League of ..
1737 – Born on the 11th of August. 1759 – He studied under Peter Scheemakers before studying and working as an antiques dealer. 1768 – He was a founder member of the Royal Academy. 1770 – He became one of the most fashionable portrait sculptors in England. – He made a large number ..
1899 – Born on the 23rd of September in Leah, Berliawsky. 1929 – She enrolled at the Art Students League of New York. 1930 – She worked with renowned Mexican painter and political activist. 1940 – She worked as an art teacher with the New Deal’s WPA. 1943 – She evolved the sophisticated collage made ..
1898 – Born on July 30th in Castleford, Yorkshire, England. English sculptor whose organically shaped, abstract, bronze and stone figures constitute the major 20th-century manifestation of the humanist tradition in sculpture. 1909-1915 – Moore won a scholarship to the Castleford Grammar School, where he studied. 1917 – Already ambitious to become a sculptor, the young ..
1884 – He was born this year into a Jewish family at Livorno, Tuscany. Livorno was still a relatively new city, by Italian standards, in the late 19th century. 1898 – He worked in the studio of Micheli from this year until 1900. Here his earliest formal artistic instruction took place in an atmosphere ..
1810 – Born near Syracuse, New York. An American sculptor, Clark Mills, who was renowned for his bronze equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. 1837 – He had little formal education, moved to Charleston, South Carolina. 1840 – In South Carolina, Clark Mills developed a method of using life casts ..
1475 – Was born in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany, on the 6th of March. 1490 – Michelangelo attended Lorenzo’s school and was influenced by many prominent people who modified and expanded his ideas on art, following the dominant Platonic view of that age, and even his feelings about sexuality. 1492 – After the ..