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  • Constable was born in 1776

    English painter John Constable, RA (1776 – 1837) was a Romantic painter, mainly known for his landscape p ...

    English painter John Constable, RA (1776 – 1837) was a Romantic painter, mainly known for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area now known as "Constable Country"—which he invested with an in ...

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  • Courbet was born in 1819

    French artist Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877) rejected academic convention and the Romanticism ...

    French artist Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877) rejected academic convention and the Romanticism of the previous generation, occupying a place in 19th-century French painting as a true innovat ...

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  • Tintoretto died in 1594

    Italian painter  Jacopo Robusti (real last name Comin, upon a recent discovery by Miguel Falomir, Museo d ...

    Italian painter  Jacopo Robusti (real last name Comin, upon a recent discovery by Miguel Falomir, Museo del Prado curator) is known as Tintoretto (1518 - 1594). He was a notable exponent of the Renais ...

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  • Rubens died in 1640

    Flemish baroque painter Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640) is one of the most important painters of his ...

    Flemish baroque painter Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640) is one of the most important painters of his period, known internationally by his style that emphasized movement, colour, and sensuality, Ru ...

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  • Dürer was born in 1471

    Albrecht Dürer: Self-portrait in a Fur-Collared Robe (1500) Oil on linden wood, 67.1 cm (26.4 in) x 48.7 ...

    Albrecht Dürer: Self-portrait in a Fur-Collared Robe (1500) Oil on linden wood, 67.1 cm (26.4 in) x 48.7 cm (19.2 in) Alte Pinakothek. As a painter and trained goldsmith, Albrecht Dürer proved his ski ...

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  • Rousseau was born in 1844

    Henri RousseauLa Guerre dit aussi La chevauchée de la Discorde/ La Guerra detta anche La cavalcata della ...

    Henri RousseauLa Guerre dit aussi La chevauchée de la Discorde/ La Guerra detta anche La cavalcata della Discordia 1894 ca. olio su tela, cm 114 x 195 Parigi, Musée d'Orsay© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’ ...

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  • Jordaens was born in 1593

    Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678), Allegorical Family Portrait, 1650–55, Oil on canvas. 178.4 x 152.3 cm © State ...

    Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678), Allegorical Family Portrait, 1650–55, Oil on canvas. 178.4 x 152.3 cm © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Flemish painter and draughtsman Jacob Jordaens (1593 – 1678) w ...

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  • Botticelli died in 1510

    Sandro Botticelli, Primavera (1482) Tempera, 203 × 314 cm (79.9 × 123.6 in) Uffizi Gallery Sandro Bottice ...

    Sandro Botticelli, Primavera (1482) Tempera, 203 × 314 cm (79.9 × 123.6 in) Uffizi Gallery Sandro Botticelli (true name Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi) was born in 1445 and died a day like to ...

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  • Malevich died in 1935

    "Father of Suprematism", the painter and art theoretic Kanazimir Severinovich Malevich (1878 – 1935) was ...

    "Father of Suprematism", the painter and art theoretic Kanazimir Severinovich Malevich (1878 – 1935) was a  a pioneer of geometric abstract art that inspired diverse art movements of his day, includin ...

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  • Hopper died in 1967

    The classic works of American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) capture the realities of urban and rural A ...

    The classic works of American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) capture the realities of urban and rural American life with a poignancy and beauty that have placed them among the most enduring and popu ...

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