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Artist Birthday: David Low

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Sir David Alexander Cecil Low (7 April 1891 – 19 September 1963) was a New Zealand political cartoonist and caricaturist who lived and worked in the United Kingdom for many years. Low was a...

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Artist Birthday: Raphael

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Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), better known simply as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for...

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Artist Birthday: Marcantonio Franceschini

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Marcantonio Franceschini(1648 – December 24, 1729), was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mostly in his native Bologna. He was the father and teacher of Giacomo Franceschini. He was a pupil of...

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Artist Birthday: Pierre-Paul Prud’hon

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Pierre-Paul Prud’hon(April 4, 1758 – February 16, 1823) was a French Romantic painter and draughtsman best known for his allegorical paintings and portraits. Pierre-Paul Prud’hon was born in Cluny, Saône-et-Loire. He received his training...

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Artist Birthday: Max Ernst

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Max Ernst (2 April 1891 – 1 April 1976) was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was one of the primary pioneers of the Dada movement and Surrealism....

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Artist Birthday: William Mulready

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William Mulready (1 April 1786 – 7 July 1863) was an Irish genre painter living in London. He is best known for his romanticizing depictions of rural scenes, and for creating Mulready stationery letter...

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Artist Birthday: Juan Gris

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José Victoriano (Carmelo Carlos) González-Pérez (March 23, 1887 – May 11, 1927), better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His...

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Artist Birthday: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954; born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán, and perhaps best known for her self-portraits. Kahlo’s life...

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Artist Birthday: Naum Gabo

Naum Gabo KBE, born Naum Neemia Pevsner (5 August 1890 – 23 August 1977) was a prominent Russian sculptor in the Constructivism movement and a pioneer of Kinetic Art. Gabo grew up in a...

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Artist Birthday: Edmonia Lewis

Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 4, 1845–September 17, 1907) was the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was...

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