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1598 – Baptized November 7            – The Spanish painter            – Was one of the principal figures in Spain’s Golden Age of baroque art            – Like Diego de Velazquez, almost his exact contemporary, Zurbaran displayed an early concern for chiaroscuro (light and shadow) contrasts and naturalistic effects.            – ..

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1871- Born on August 29 -The major Irish painter of the early 20th century,– The brother of the poet William Butler Yeats and the son of the Irish portrait painter John Butler Yeats -He wrote several books and plays, his reputation rests primarily on his oil paintings, watercolors, and illustrations. -His early works are black-and-white ..

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1585 – Painted Doge’s Palace in Venice   1594 – Worked on the adoration of the Magi (cathedral, Lucca) demonstrates greater concessions to naturalism foreshadowing the baroque 16th century             – Helped develop the Mannerist style in Central Italy during the mid-16th century             – Among Federico’s important works is the large Barbarossa ..

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1860 – Birth of a Swedish etcher, painter, and sculptor             – Was a Swedish exponent of 19th century naturalism and impressionism.             – As a student at the Stockholm Academy, he began his life long and highly successful career as a fashionable portraitist.             – Typical of his best work is ..

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1908 – He was a Polish American born on the 6th day of September this year in Boston. He never received any formal art training, his gifts as a sculptor began to show at an early age.  1932 – His first marble sculpture of Judge Frederick Pickering Cabot was made.  1939 – He assisted Gutzon ..

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1949 – Born on the 18th of November in Zaqazeeq, Egypt.   1974 – He is a mechanical Engineering student before he became an actor. He made his first film, (Children of Silence).   1980 – He had made six films and one of his greatest is Alexandria under Egypt’s well known director, Yusuf Shanin. ..

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1921 – He was born in Rome in Via XXIV Maggio, a step away from the Quirinal and the statues of the Dioscuri.   1940 – He followed the courses of Pietro Toesca at the University of Rome.   1945 – He graduated under him.   1947 – His first trips to Paris and London ..

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1890 – Born on the 4th of July in Vitebsk, Belarus of Jewish and Scottish extraction. His career began within the cubist movement   1920s-1930s – His type of work were more of baroque and romantic style in mood and form   1949 – He had retrospective exhibition in the Musie National d’Art Moderne in ..

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1917- Born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; birth of one of the most popular American Artist – received his artistic training from his father, N. C. Wyeth, a notebook and magazine illustrator   1937-1938 – came up with his work called Robin Hood   1948 – painted Christina’s World in Maine (Museum of Modern Art, New ..

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