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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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