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Hermann Max Pechstein, Self portrait

Hermann Max Pechstein (1881 – 1955) was an expressionist painter and leading member of the art group Die Brücke. He was influenced by the art of Vincent van Gogh and he started his career as a decorator. He studied at the School of Applied Arts and at the Royal Art…

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Looking into the future

Harry Herman Roseland (1867—1950) was an American painter of the early 20th century and he is considered as the most significant painter of American cartomancy. He was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1866 and he passed there his whole life. He never travelled to Europe as others artists of…

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View of the sea from Moens

Peter Christian Skovgaard, known as P. C. Skovgaard (1817-1875), is one of the master landscape painters from what is called the Golden Age of Danish painting (1800-1850). He represents a generation of painters who depicted a nationalist and romantic version of the Danish landscape. P.C. Skovgaard was married to Georgia…

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Jungle Tales (Contes de la Jungle)

Sir James Jebusa Shannon (1862 – 1923) was an Anglo-American artist. He was one of the leading portrait painters in London and one of the first members of the New English Art Club, a founder member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and an associate of the Royal Academy….

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Azalea

Carl Olof Larsson (1853 –1919) was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts movement. He is principally known for his watercolors of idyllic family life and he has also worked as an illustrator of books, magazines, and newspapers. His popularity increased with the development of colour reproduction technology…

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The letter

Jean Béraud (1849 – 1935) was a Russian born French painter. He returned to Paris after the death of his father and he studied at the École des Beaux Arts under Léon Bonnat. His paintings included scenes of late 19th century life in Paris and especially the nightlife of the…

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A parisian café

Ilya Efimovich Repin (5 August [O.S. 24 July] 1844, Chuhuiv, Russian Empire (now in Ukraine) – September 29, 1930, Kuokkala, Finland) was a leading Russian painter and sculptor of the Peredvizhniki artistic school. An important part of his work is dedicated to his native country, Ukraine. His realistic works often…

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Shandaken Mountains

Asher Brown Durand (1796 – 1886) was an American painter of the Hudson River School. He participated to the organization of the New York Drawing Association, which became the National Academy of Design. He started as engraver and then he was interested in oil painting and especially in landscape painting….

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Girl playing solitaire

Frank Weston Benson (1862 – 1951) was a well-known and financially successful painter, printmaker, and teacher. A founding member of the Ten, Benson was associated with that group of painters who withdrew from the Society of American Artists in 1897 in order to promote their work through smaller, more personal…

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Rest on the Flight into Egypt

Joachim Patinir (1480 – 1524), was a Flemish Renaissance painter of history and lanscapes subjects. He invented a distinct style of panoramic northern Renaissance landscapes and it is said from the specialists that he “combined observation of naturalistic detail with lyrical fantasy”. The colour scheme used in his landscapes was…

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