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  • Redon was born in 1840

    Ophélie, 1900–05 Ophelia Pastel on paper mounted on cardboard, 50.5 x 67.3 cm Dian Woodner Collection, Ne ...

    Ophélie, 1900–05 Ophelia Pastel on paper mounted on cardboard, 50.5 x 67.3 cm Dian Woodner Collection, New York Photo: Lynton Gardiner French artist Odilon Redon (Bordeaux 1840 – Paris 1916) was a pai ...

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  • Ansel Adams died in 1984

    Rose and Driftwood.1932. American Photographer Ansel Easton Adams (1902 –1984) is internationally renown ...

    Rose and Driftwood.1932. American Photographer Ansel Easton Adams (1902 –1984) is internationally renown for his black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite Nationa ...

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  • Joan Miró was born in 1893

    Joan Miró Pintura, 1933 Óleo sobre tela 97 x 130 cm LaM, Lille musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et ...

    Joan Miró Pintura, 1933 Óleo sobre tela 97 x 130 cm LaM, Lille musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et d’art brut, Villeneuve d’’Ascq. Donación de Geneviève y Jean Masurel © Successió Miró , 2015 P ...

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  • Veronese died in 1588

    Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) Mars, Venus and Cupid about 1580. Oil on canvas Size 165.20 x 126.50 cm. Credi ...

    Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) Mars, Venus and Cupid about 1580. Oil on canvas Size 165.20 x 126.50 cm. Credit Purchased by the Royal Institution 1859; transferred to the National Gallery of Scotland 1867 ...

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  • Moreau died in 1898

    French Symbolist painter Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898) is known mainly by his illustration of biblical and ...

    French Symbolist painter Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898) is known mainly by his illustration of biblical and mythological figures. He was a fertile artist, producing more than 8,000 paintings, watercolor ...

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  • Severini was born in 1883

    Gino Severini, 1912, Dynamism of a Dancer (Dinamismo di una danzatrice, Ballerina di chahut), oil on canv ...

    Gino Severini, 1912, Dynamism of a Dancer (Dinamismo di una danzatrice, Ballerina di chahut), oil on canvas, 60 x 45 cm, Jucker Collection, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan Italian painter Gino Severini (18 ...

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  • El Greco died in 1614

    El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)  A View of Toledo Ca. 1598-99 Oil on canvas, 47 3/4 x 42 3/4 in. (121 ...

    El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)  A View of Toledo Ca. 1598-99 Oil on canvas, 47 3/4 x 42 3/4 in. (121.3 x 108.6 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O ...

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  • Raphael was born in 1483 and died in 1520

    Portrait of a young lady (La Fornarina), 1518-1519 oil on wood 85 x 60 cm Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (kno ...

    Portrait of a young lady (La Fornarina), 1518-1519 oil on wood 85 x 60 cm Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (known in English as Raphael) was an important painter and architect. Together with Michelangelo an ...

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  • Fragonard was born in 1732

    Blind-Man’s Buff. about 1750–55. Oil on canvas, 46 in. x 36 in. (116.8 cm x 91.4 cm.) Purchased with fund ...

    Blind-Man’s Buff. about 1750–55. Oil on canvas, 46 in. x 36 in. (116.8 cm x 91.4 cm.) Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1954.43 French artist Jean-Honoré ...

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  • Maurice de Vlaminck was born in 1876

    Maurice de Vlaminck, 1905-06, Barges on the Seine (Bateaux sur la Seine), oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm, Pus ...

    Maurice de Vlaminck, 1905-06, Barges on the Seine (Bateaux sur la Seine), oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm, Pushkin Museum, Moscow French painter Maurice de Vlaminck (1876 – 1958) is considered, along with ...

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