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Artist Birthday: David Low


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...


Artist Birthday: Raphael


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...


Artist Birthday: Marcantonio Franceschini


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...


Artist Birthday: Pierre-Paul Prud’hon


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...


Artist Birthday: William Mulready


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...


Artist Birthday: Alexander Calder

Today I’ll start a new series of posts about famous artists. Everyday, on artists birthdays we’ll celebrate with a post about him and his art. Today, July 22 we celebrate Alexander Calder birthday. Alexander...