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Attilio Simonetti | Neo-Pompeian painter

Attilio Simonetti (1843-1925) was an Italian painter and Antiquarian.
He was born and resided mainly in Rome: a son of Francesco, a Roman jeweler and engraver, and Carolina née Raffaeli, from a family of mosaicists.
He showed a talent for art at an early age, which brought him to the attention of a family friend, the painter Marià Fortuny.
At the age of sixteen, he began his formal studies.


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Vincenzo Capobianchi | Neo-Pompeian painter

Vincenzo Capobianchi or Capobianchi (1836-1928) was an Italian painter born in Rome, who is best known for painting realistic Neo-Pompeian genre scenes.
He was also a prominent numismatist, and author of papers on Italian coinage.
Among his works are: The Yellow Dress (1875), Roman children practice indoor archery (1881) and The Merchant of Fine Antiquities.


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Walter Molino (1915-1997)

Walter Molino was an Italian comics artist and illustrator.
Born in Reggio Emilia, Molino made his professional debut as illustrator and caricaturist in 1935, collaborating with the newspaper Il Popolo d'Italia and the children's magazines Il Monello and L'Intrepido.
In 1936 he started working for the satirical magazine Bertoldo, and in 1938 he debuted as a comic artist with the series Virus, il mago della Foresta Morta, with texts of Federico Pedrocchi.

Walter Molino | La Singoletta, 1962

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Frans van Straaten, 1963 | Figurative sculptor

Born in Hague, Frans van Straaten is a Dutch artist and known for his bronze sculptures.
He is a figurative artist and sculptor, who creates bronze sculptures in which he unites force and movement.
In 1985 Van Straaten obtained his second-level teaching certificate in Drawing and Handicrafts.
He continued his education in Rotterdam at the Willem de Kooning Academy.


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Dino Campana e Sibilla Aleramo "Quel viaggio chiamato amore"..

Nel 1916, sulle colline del Mugello, il poeta Italiano Dino Campana (Marradi, 20 agosto 1885 - Scandicci, 1º marzo 1932), conobbe la scrittrice Sibilla Aleramo (Alessandria, 14 agosto 1876 - Roma, 13 gennaio 1960), autrice del romanzo "Una donna", con la quale instaurò una intensa quanto tumultuosa relazione, che si sarebbe interrotta all'inizio del 1918, a seguito di un breve incontro nel Natale del 1916, a Marradi.
Nell'ultima lettera qua di seguito, c'è tutto il dolore del poeta che non riesce a dimenticare l'amore per la Sibilla Aleramo.

Charles Amable Lenoir | Reverie, 1893

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Bazoche | Romantic painter

A self-taught painter based in the Périgord Noir, Bazoche managed to combine his two passions: comics and painting.
In a style imbued with a certain naivety, his paintings are always the pretext to tell stories, sometimes nostalgic, sometimes romantic, sometimes dramatic, but the viewer always has his place to tell his own story...


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Maria Samoletova, 1990

Мария Самолётова was born in the small town of Tarusa, in a family of ceramic artists.
In her childhood home, cats always lived; they were on a par with the owners of the house, and their numbers significantly exceeded the latter, thereby creating a special furry comfort, an atmosphere of unpretentious kindness and peace.
Memory and love, which over time suggested plots for the development of a series of paintings dedicated to furry friends (purrs).


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Plamen Dimitrov, 1988 | Abstract sculptor

Plamen Dimitrov is an Bulgarian artist of figurative and abstract bronze sculptures.
Every sculptures are unique in the visual art world because they are 3 dimensional in nature and other then reliefs, utilize 360 degrees of space requiring the artist to fully think through this aspect of the work keeping it interesting and well thought out at all angles of view.