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Furcy de Lavault | Still life with flowers

Marie-Albert-Tibule Furcy De Lavault (1847-1915) was a fine painter of landscapes, still lifes and above all, flowers.
Marie-Albert-Tibule Furcy de Lavault was born in Saint-Genis (Charente-Inférieure), France.
He debuted at the Salon of 1880 with Fleurs de Printemps (Spring Flowers) and Nature Morte (Still Life).
These early Salon entries show Furcy de Lavault’s propensities towards the long-established tradition of still lifes and an interest in flowers.

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Harvey Dinnerstein | Figurative painter

Harvey Dinnerstein (April 3, 1928 - June 21, 2022) was a figurative artist and educator.
A draftsman and painter in the realistic tradition, his work included genre paintings, contemporary narratives, complex figurative compositions, portraits, and intimate images of his family and friends.


Dinnerstein was born in Brooklyn, New York, and studied with Moses Soyer, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Julian E. Levi at the Art Students League of New York.

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Mary Quant | The birth of miniskirt / La nascita della minigonna

"The sixties mini was the most self indulgent, optimistic 'look at me, isn't life wonderful' fashion ever devised. It expressed the sixties, the emancipation of women, the Pill and rock 'n' roll. ... It was the beginning of women's lib" - Mary Quant, 2012.

Dame Barbara Mary Quant, Mrs Plunket Greene, DBE, FCSD, RDI (born 11 February 1930) is a British fashion designer and fashion icon.
She became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fashion movements.
She was one of the designers who took credit for the miniskirt and hotpants.
Ernestine Carter wrote: "It is given to a fortunate few to be born at the right time, in the right place, with the right talents. In recent fashion there are three: Chanel, Dior and Mary Quant".

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Herbert Davis Richter | Floral still life painter

Herbert Davis Richter (1874-1955) was born in Brighton 10th May 1874. His family moved to Lansdown on the outskirts of Bath and it was at the Bath School of Art that Richter studied Furniture Design and Architecture.
He subsequently set up in business with his brother Charles, the Company Bath Cabinet Makers, with himself as Head of the Design Department.
In 1900, the Company was awarded Gold and Silver Medals at the Paris World Exhibition.

The Company was later awarded contracts for the furniture and fittings for the Cunard Liners, Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth.

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Hanna Pauli | Genre painter

Hanna Hirsch, later Hanna Pauli (Stockholm, 13 January 1864 - 29 December 1940, Solna), was a Swedish painter; primarily of genre scenes and portraits.
Hanna Hirsch was a daughter of music publisher Abraham Hirsch. She was a friend of Eva Bonnier, and they followed each other through the painting school of August Malmström, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm.

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Gotthardt Kuehl | Impressionist painter

Gotthardt Kuehl (28 November 1850 - 9 January 1915) was a German painter and a representative of early German Impressionism. He gained wide international recognition during his lifetime.
His father, Simon Kühl, was the Sexton and organist at St. Lorenz Church. He studied at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (1867) and the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, (1870).
From 1878-1889, he lived in Paris. He also made study trips to Italy and the Netherlands.
In 1888, he married Henriette Simonson-Castelli (1860-1921), daughter of the portrait painter, David Simonson.

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Wenzel Tornøe | Genre painter

Wenzel Ulrik Tornøe (1844-1907) was a Danish genre painter. Tornøe was the son of birch judge Jens Wenzel Tornøe (1792-1866) and Eleonore Jakobine - born Lacoppidan (1797-1872).
From 1861-65, he studied at the Art Academy and debuted in 1865 at Charlottenborg with Uffe the spages duel. 1865 came his A Poor Woman with her Child and Mignon and Harp Player, and since then he has been among the permanent exhibitors.
In 1871 he traveled to Rome, where he painted a quantity of genre pictures, for which he found many buyers so that he could extend his stay in the South over two years.

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José Benlliure y Gil | Genre painter

From: Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga
José Benlliure was born in Cañamelar, a seaside village in Valencia, on 30 September 1855.
The son of a modest painter and decorator and brother of the sculptor Mariano Benlliure, he studied from a very early age at the San Carlos School of Fine Arts in Valencia and at the private studio of Francisco Domingo Marqués.
In 1872 he applied to the Diputación (provincial council) of Valencia for a travel grant.
Although his application was unsuccessful, he was awarded a sum of money that enabled him to make a study trip to Paris, where he came into contact with the art dealer Goupil. On returning to Valencia, he devoted himself to painting works for the National Exhibitions.