Francis Campbell Bolleau Cadell

Francis Campbell Bolleau Cadell

Francis Campbell Bolleau Cadell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 12, 1883. As an artist he was known as F. C. B. Cadell. Between 1899 and 1902 he studied art at the Academie Julien in Paris …
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George Catlin

George Catlin

Born in Philadelphia on July 26, 1796, George Catlin became known as the first artist to focus on the Plains Indians as his specialist subject. He worked as a lawyer until 1823 when, although he wa …
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Thomas John Thomson (1877-1917)

Thomas John Thomson (1877-1917)

Tom Thomson was a Canadian artist of the 20th century. He directly influenced the group of painters known as the group of seven. He was not a member of the group, since he died before it was formed …
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Clarence Gagnon

Clarence Gagnon

Clarence Gagnon was a Canadian Quebecois painter born in 1881 in Montreal Quebec. Much of the life of Clarence Gagnon has gone undocumented, in part due to the fame and fortune enjoyed by European …
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Charles-Joseph Natoire

Charles-Joseph Natoire

Charles-Joseph Natoire was a French artist who was born in Nimes, France in the year 1700. Natoire first learned how to draw from his father, who worked as a sculptor. At the age of seventeen he we …
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Charles Le Brun

Charles Le Brun

Charles Le Brun was a painter artist, and art theorist born in Paris, France in the year 1619. Charles was something of an artistic prodigy as a boy, and by the age of eleven he was already studyin …
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Corrado Giaquinto

Corrado Giaquinto

Corrado Giaquinto was born in Italy in 1703 and is considered to be one of the foremost painters of the Rococo art movement. He was born in the city of Molfetta to very religious parents. Art was a …
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Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Kriegoff was a famous Dutch Canadian painter who lived and worked during the nineteenth century. He was born in 1815 in the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Little is known of his ea …
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Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele was born in Austria in the year of 1890. He is considered to be an integral part of the Figurative art movement and also later in his life the beginnings of the Expressionism art movem …
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Sir Francis Grant, P.R.A.

Sir Francis Grant, P.R.A.

Sir Francis Grant was a Scottish portrait artist born in 1803. He was a wealthy middle son of a Scottish Lord, born in Perthshire, Scotland. His father died in 1818 and Sir Francis inherited a smal …
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The Nativity By Gari Melchers

The Nativity By Gari Melchers

Julius Garibaldi Melchers was an American artist. He was one of the leading American proponents of naturalism. He won a 1932 Gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.There is a paintin …
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Fyodor Yakovlelich Alekseyev/ Fedor Alekseev

Fyodor Yakovlelich Alekseyev/ Fedor Alekseev

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1753, Fyodor Alekseyev was frequently referred to as “the Russian Canaletto”, a reference to Giovanni Antonio Canal. He is considered to be the first Russian paint …
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