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Bernard Ndichu Njuguna (Kenyan painter, 1979)



Bernard Ndichu Njuguna was born and grew up in the central highlands of Kenya surrounded by scenic landscapes and greenery. Moving narratives from his mother and observing his father prepare art lesson schemes for the school where he taught, were his earliest exposures to art.
These childhood scenes have shaped and provided inspiration for his paintings.


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Max Liebermann (German, 1847-1935)



Max Liebermann (20 July 1847 - 8 February 1935) was a German painter🎨 and printmaker of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry, and one of the leading proponents of Impressionism🎨 in Germany.
The son of a Jewish fabric manufacturer turned banker from Berlin, Liebermann grew up in an imposing town house alongside the Brandenburg Gate.
He first studied law and philosophy at the University of Berlin, but later studied painting and drawing in Weimar in 1869, in Paris in 1872, and in the Netherlands in 1876-77.


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Leonardo Bazzaro (Italian, 1853-1937)



Born in Milan, Leonardo Bazzaro (1853-1937) was an Milanese painter🎨 who exhibited regularly at the Biennale in Venice from 1897-1932.
Bazzaro trained with Gaetano Fasanotti and studied at the Accademia di Brera in Milan. Giuseppe Bertini was one of his teachers.
His works can be found in the collections of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna in Rome, the Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea di Torino and the Museo Internazionale d'Arte Moderna Cà Pesaro in Venice.

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Leonardo Bazzaro (1853-1937) | Genre painter



Leonardo Bazzaro (1853-1937) was an Italian🎨 19th Century painter who painted mostly landscapes, the rural life as well as portraits and harbor scenes.
From 1897-1932, Bazzaro exhibited regularly at the Biennale in Venice.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Bazzaro see:

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Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) | Intimist painter



Henri Eugene Augustin Le Sidaner (1862-1939) was an French painter🎨, known for working in the Intimist style.
Le Sidaner began his career around 1880 as a young apprentice of Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Soon he was seduced by the Parisian artistic fervour, particularly the works of both the Impressionists and the post-Impressionists.
After a few months, repressed by the academic milieu, the painter abruptly decided to settle in Étaples, a small village near Pas-de-Calais, where he finished his training in solitude.


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Rubens Santoro | Genre / Marine scenes painter



Rubens Santoro🎨 (1859-1941) was an Neapolitan painter of genre and marine scenes, particularly well-known today for his views of Venice.
He was born in Mongrassano and studied under Giovanni Battista at the Naples Academy.
He then won numerous prices🎨, like a silver medal in Barcelona during the Universal Exhibition in 1911.
He also received two gold medals🎨 in 1891 and 1892. The two paintings exhibited there were acquired by the King of Italy Umberto I.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Santoro see:


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Vladimir Volegov, 1957



Russian painter Владимир Волегов is famous for his figurative paintings with his dramatic use of color and texture he creates a portrait-like treatment of the female form, captured in a frozen, yet living moment, with the surrounding bursts of color and scenery.