Tagged: paintings

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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