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Vittorio Reggianini | Genre painter

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939) was an Italian painter** specialized in genre subjects** including elegant scenes of bourgeois life, figure compositions particularly women's heads and child studies as well as more humble interiors with peasants.
Reggianini combined fantasy with reality, sensuality with sensibility and above all, like many of the Florentine historical genre painters furnished his costume pieces in luxury.

Pubblicato il 20/10/17e aggiornato il

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Elisabetta Sirani | Baroque painter

Elisabetta Sirani (8 January 1638 - 28 August 1665) was an Italian** Baroque painter** and printmaker who died in still unexplained circumstances at the early age of 27. She was the most famous woman artist in early modern Bologna and established an academy for other women artists.
  • Life
Elisabetta Sirani was born in Bologna in January 1638, the first of four children of Margherita and Giovanni Andrea Sirani. Sirani, like many other female artists, was born into an artistic family and was first trained in her father’s studio.

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Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer | Symbolist | Art Nouveau painter*

Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer** (September 30, 1865 - September 24, 1953) is an French painter**, best known today as a Symbolist painter**.
In France, he is still celebrated in some quarters for his work - which includes paintings, drawings, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer ceramics, furniture and interior design - but he remains obscure, especially outside the Francosphere.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer see:

Pubblicato il 19/10/17e aggiornato il

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Botticelli | Venus and the Three Graces Presenting Gifts to a Young Woman, 1483-1486

Artist: Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)**.
Year: 1483-1486.
Type: Fresco, detached and mounted on canvas.
Dimensions: 211 cm × 283 cm (83 in × 111 in).
Location: Musée du Louvre, Paris**.

Pubblicato il 18/10/17e aggiornato il

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Marc Figueras, 1981 | Hyper-realist painter

Marc Figueras was born in Barcelona in 1981 and trained at the "Escola d'Arts i Oficis" de Barcelona. His hyper-realistic works, typically depicting anonymous persons before some of the most iconic landmarks of Barcelona, or showcasing empty vehicles parked in the streets, have recently captivated audiences in countries as culturally diverse as Portugal and Taiwan.

Pubblicato il 17/10/17e aggiornato il

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George Henry Boughton RA | Genre painter

George Henry Boughton RA (December 4, 1833 - January 19, 1905) was an Anglo**-American** landscape and genre painter**, illustrator and writer.
Boughton was born in Norwich in Norfolk, England, the son of farmer William Boughton. The family emigrated to the United States in 1835, and he grew up in Albany, New York where he started his career as a self-taught artist. At this early stage, he was influenced by the artists of the Hudson River School**.

Pubblicato il 16/10/17e aggiornato il

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Maria Kreyn, 1987 | Romantic / Figurative painter

Maria Kreyn, born Мария Крейн, is a Russian** figurative painter.
Deeply indebted to the western tradition of the painting of the Baroque** and Romantic periods, Maria reframes these techniques to tell a story of human intimacy and ceremony, investigating the liminal state of togetherness.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Kreyn see Maria Kreyn, 1987 | Figurative painter ➻

Pubblicato il 15/10/17e aggiornato il

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Andriy Shumskiy / Андрій Шумський, 1977 | Cityscape painter

Andriy Shumskiy /Андрій Михайлович Шумський was born in 1977 in the city of Lutsk, Ukraine. In 2002 graduated his studies at the Lviv Academy of Arts.
A modern multi-faceted artist always improving his skills, embodies the creative ideas in different techniques and ways - painting churches, icons, landscape painting, portrait, sculpture.

Pubblicato il 14/10/17e aggiornato il

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Tranquillo Cremona | Scapigliatura / Romantic painter

L’edera - The Ivy, 1878

Tranquillo Cremona (10 April 1837 - 10 June 1878) was an Italian painter**.
He was born in Pavia and was the brother of the mathematician Luigi Cremona. He trained as a young man with Giovanni Carnovali. He lived in Venice from 1852-1859.
Cremona moved to Milan and he became part of the Scapigliatura movement which was characterized by bohemian attitudes and included poets, writers, musicians and artists infused with a combination of rebellious, and later anti-academic and anarchic, tendencies.

Pubblicato il 13/10/17e aggiornato il

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Robert Ricart, 1948 | Paris painting

French painter** Robert Ricart was born in Bruay en Artois. He studied at the Etudes Arts Graphiques and the Beau Arts School in Paris where he still resides.
Ricart became famous on the art market for his Paris vedutas.
He was trained at the prestigious Académie des Beaux-Arts, initially exhibited especially in the West France, from the early 1970s in Paris and other towns, received numerous awards** and his works are owned by European as well as American museums.

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Merab Gagiladze, 1972 | Fantasy / Surrealist painter

Georgian artist Merab Gagiladze was born in Tbilisi.
In 1987 he began his formal art education at the Tbilisi College of Art, School of Ceramics.
In 1990 he continued his studies at the prestigious Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts and graduated in 1996 with a degree in Graphic Art.

Pubblicato il 12/10/17e aggiornato il

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Swiss Artists | Sitemap

List of Swiss Artists by century and artistic movements definition

Pubblicato il 11/10/17e aggiornato il

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Andrew Ferez / Андрей Ферез | Surrealist / Fantasy painter

Russian** illustrator Andrew Ferez - Андрей Ферез - aka 25kartinok, creates surreal** scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal.

Pubblicato il 10/10/17e aggiornato il

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Renata Brzozowska, 1977 | Abstract painter

Born in the city of Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland, Renata Brzozowska** paints and draws since childhood. She graduated the University of Art in Poznań.
After years of living in France and working for one of the local gallery, she returned to the country, fully devoting herself to easel painting.
The subject of her paintings is constant for many years, it is woman, femininity and dance - her great love and passion.

Pubblicato il 07/10/17e aggiornato il

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Bust gallery | Louvre Museum, Paris

The following collection include the Bust gallery in the collections of the Louvre Museum, Paris.
Musée du Louvre is the world's largest art museum and an historic monument in Paris, France.
The museum opened on 10 August 1793 with an exhibition of 537 paintings, the majority of the works being royal and confiscated church property. Because of structural problems with the building, the museum was closed in 1796-1801.

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