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Gaetano Gandolfi (1734-1802) | Paintings


Gaetano Gandolfi🎨 was an Italian painter🎨 of the late Baroque🎨 and early Neoclassic period, active in Bologna.
Gaetano was born in San Matteo della Decima, near Bologna, to a family of artists.
Ubaldo Gandolfi was his brother, Mauro Gandolfi was his son, and Democrito Gandolfi was his grandson.
Gaetano became a "student" at the Accademia Clementina in Bologna, where he was taught by Felice Torelli and Ercole Lelli.


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Jules Grün (1868-1934) | Painter of the Belle Époque


Jules-Alexandre Grün was a French🎨 Post-impressionist painter, poster artist and illustrator.
He is called the last great artist of the Belle Époque.
Jules-Alexandre Grün was a student of the famous theater decorator of the Paris Opera, Jean-Baptiste Lavastre, and the landscape painter and long-time jury member of the Paris Salon, Antoine Guillemet.


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Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945) | Romantic Landscape painter


Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov was a remarkable Russian🎨 landscape artist who infused his works with incredible elegance, serenity and poetical beauty.
Gorbatov's oeuvre currently may not be so well known to the general public, but art connoisseurs understand the value of his unique, sophisticated and vibrant artworks.


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Frederick McCubbin (1855-1917) | Impressionist painter


Frederick McCubbin was an Australian artist🎨 and prominent member of the Heidelberg School art movement, also known as Australian Impressionism.
Frederick McCubbin was a son of Melbourne.
He was born and brought up in working-class Melbourne, he trained at the National Gallery of Victoria’s art school from 1872-1886 and was drawing master there from 1886-1917.


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Francesco Paolo Michetti (1851-1929) | Genre painter


Francesco Paolo Michetti was an Italian painter🎨 known especially for his genre works.
He was born in Tocco da Casauria in the Province of Chieti. His father having died when he was a boy, Michetti was forced to work with a local artisan.
In 1868, Michetti was awarded a stipend by the province to study at the Accademia (now Istituto) in Naples under Domenico Morelli🎨.


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Armand Guillaumin | Paysages | Page 3


Armand Guillaumin (February 16, 1841 - June 26, 1927), was a French impressionist painter, best remembered for his landscapes of Paris, the Creuse département, and the area around Les Adrets-de-l'Estérel near the Mediterranean coast in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of France.


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Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) | Quotes

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec | At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance

Henri-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant was a popular 19th-century French writer, one of the fathers of the modern short story.
  • "I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt".
  • "I took the book from him reverently, and I gazed at these forms incomprehensible to me, but which revealed the immortal thoughts of the greatest shatterer of dreams who had ever dwelt on earth".
  • "You have the army of mediocrities followed by the multitude of fools. As the mediocrities and the fools always form the immense majority, it is impossible for them to elect an intelligent government".

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Ramón Casas i Carbó (1866-1932) | Modernist painter


Ramon Casas i Carbó is one of the most representative artists of Catalan Modernism and Catalan painting until the first third of the twentieth century.
His work became a key benchmark because it is very representative of the modernity imported from Paris, the social vision describing the crowds and the representation of a certain vision of the female figure.


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Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) | Pre-Raphaelite painter


Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet PRA was an English painter🎨 and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
He was a child prodigy who, aged eleven, became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools.
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family home in London, at 83 Gower Street (now number 7).


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Charles Edward Hallé (1846-1914) | Genre painter


Charles Edward Hallé, sometimes given as Edward Charles Hallé, was an English painter🎨 and gallery manager.
He was a painter of history scenes, genre scenes🎨 and portraits.
Hallé was the son of Sir Charles Hallé, the German-born pianist and orchestra conductor, who emigrated to England during the revolution of 1848. His younger sister was the sculptor and inventor Elinor Hallé CBE.


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William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941) | Impressionist painter


William McGregor Paxton was an American painter🎨 and instructor who embraced the Boston School paradigm and was a co-founder of The Guild of Boston Artists.
He taught briefly while a student at Cowles Art School, where he met his wife Elizabeth Okie Paxton, and at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston.
Paxton is known for his portraits, including those of two presidents - Grover Cleveland and Calvin Coolidge - and interior scenes with women, including his wife.
His works are in many museums in the United States.


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Francesco Galante (1884-1972) | Figurative painter


Francesco Galante (1884-1972) è nato a Margherita di Savoia, in provincia di Foggia, il 4 nov. 1884 da Michele e Carmela Raffaella Lopez, si trasferì ben presto a Napoli dove, dal 1896, frequentò l'Istituto di Belle Arti. Fu allievo di M. Cammarano e V. Volpe e concluse gli studi nel 1904 ricevendo il primo premio🎨 sia per la figura dipinta sia per il paesaggio. Studente, collaborò a vari giornali napoletani come illustratore: nel 1904 fu, con Alberto Martini, tra i primi collaboratori della rivista milanese Varietas e nel 1911 illustrò articoli di F. Russo per un'altra nota rivista di Milano, La Lettura.


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Paul Fischer | Cityscapes painter | Page 2


The son of the artist Phillip Fischer, Paul Gustave Fischer was born in Copenhagen. One of a rich vein of Danish painters🎨 working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Fischer was a contemporary of amongst others, Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (1863-1935), Peder Mørk Mønsted (1859-1941) and Peter Wilhelm Ilsted (1861-1933).


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19th-20th century Artists | Sitemap


List of 19th-20th century Artists and artistic movements definition

19th century Art

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Vincenzo Gemito (1852-1929) | Drawings


Vincenzo Gemito (1852-1929) was one of the sculptors in the second half of the 19th century known as the "Neo-Florentines" who took their inspiration from the Italian Renaissance🎨, particularly from the sculptures of Verrocchio, Donatello🎨 and Giambologna🎨.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and Sculpture works by Gemito see:

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Vincenzo Gemito (1852-1929) | Sculptures


Vincenzo Gemito🎨 was essentially self-taught. Discovered on the foundling hospital's doorstep and adopted by a poor artisan, Gemito got work in a sculptor's studio when he was nine years old.
He ultimately worked for two local artists, but neither seems to have had much stylistic influence on him.
By age sixteen, Gemito had sold a statue to the city of Naples.
His realistic representations of Neapolitan street life marked a dramatic shift from earlier artists' sentimentalizing.


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Walter Sickert (1860-1942) Post-Impressionist painter


Walter Richard Sickert🎨 was a British painter🎨 and printmaker who was a member of the Camden Town Group of Post-Impressionist artists in early 20th-century London.
He was an important influence on distinctively British styles of avant-garde art in the mid- and late 20th century.
Sickert was a cosmopolitan and eccentric who often favoured ordinary people and urban scenes as his subjects.
His work includes portraits of well-known personalities and images derived from press photographs. He is considered a prominent figure in the transition from Impressionism to Modernism.


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John William Godward (1861-1922) | Victorian-Era painter


John William Godward🎨 was a painter from England. He lived from 1861 to 1922.
He is best known for his numerous paintings of lovely young women in classical settings. Godward was one of the premier painters of the late Pre-Raphaelite/Neo-Classicist era, an era of painting which ended in the early Twentieth Century when the more modern styles of artists like Pablo Picasso🎨 became the focus of the art world. Godward🎨 was born in Wimbledon, England.
His father worked in the financial arena, and was said to be overbearing and strict with his son. Godward's parents did not approve of his decision to become an artist, and even went so far as to cut his image out of family portraits. Godward was known to be shy and humble. He was not one to socialize or self-promote.


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Pierre-Auguste Renoir | The Models


Most of his subjects were female, often women who were relatives, friends and lovers. Even his son was frequently dressed up as a little girl, appearing in a lovable and innocent manner in his paintings.


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Paul Gustave Fischer (1860-1934) | Cityscapes painter


Paul Gustav Fischer🎨 was an Danish painter. His formal art education lasted only a short time in his mid teens when he spent two years at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen. Fischer began to paint when he was still young, guided by his father.
It was thanks to a painting he had published in Ude og Hjemme that his reputation began to evolve as he came in contact with young Danish naturalists.


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