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Tito Conti (1842-1924) | Genre painter

Tito Conti was an Italian 19th Century painter who was born in Florence, mainly of genre costume or historical subjects.
He lived in Florence, where he studied at the Institute of Fine Arts.
He was resident professor at the Academic College of Fine Arts of Florence.

Among his works are: "La Presentazione"; "Il quarto d'ora di Rabelais e La musica" (1876); "Il brindisi alla bettoliera"; "L'addio"; "Portrait of his wife"; "Il sospetto"; "Il Cantastorie"; "Il Moschettiere"; and "Per la passeggiata" (1886, Florence). Among his pupils was Arturo Ricci.

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Edoardo Ettore Forti | Neo-Pompeian painter

Edoardo Ettore Forti (1850-1940) was an Italian painter, active late 19th century - early 20th century.
was an Italian painter, who was prolific in depicting realistic Neo-Pompeian scenes of Ancient Roman life and events. These subjects were popular in the late-Victorian period, as exemplified by the popularity of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
He concentrated on ancient Roman subjects, which were rarely based on actual historical events.

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Emilio Gola (1851-1923) | Genre painter

Emilio Gola was an Italian painter.
Born in Milan into a noble family, Emilio (Conte) Gola was encouraged to develop his interest in art in his adolescence by his father, a dilettante painter.
He graduated in industrial engineering from the Milan Polytechnic in 1873 and devoted himself to painting under the guidance of Sebastiano De Albertis. His training also involved frequent trips to Paris and the Netherlands.

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Gaetano Esposito (1858-1911)

Gaetano Esposito was an Italian painter born in Salerno. He first studied under Gaetano D'Agostino, but later enrolled at the Royal Institute of Fine Arts of Naples, where he studied under Filippo Palizzi, Domenico Morelli and Stanislao Lista.
In these studies, he was funded by a stipend from the government of Salerno.
He was influenced by Antonio Mancini, a lifelong supporter, especially in his genre depictions of the activities of the lower classes of Naples.

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Désiré François Laugée (1823-1896) Naturalist / Genre painter

Désiré François Laugée was a French painter🎨. His work included portraits and classical religious or historical scenes.
His large murals still decorate several churches in Paris. He also made naturalist landscapes and genre paintings of peasants, particularly in his later life.
With this work he may be seen as a precursor of the Barbizon school🎨. He achieved great success during his lifetime, although his work has since been largely ignored.

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Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920) | Academic / Genre painter

Vladimir Yegorovich Makovsky / Влади́мир Его́рович Мако́вский was a Russian painter, art collector and teacher.
Makovsky was the son of collector, Yegor Ivanovich Makovsky, who was one of the founders of the Moscow Art School. Vladimir had two brothers, Nikolay Makovsky and Konstantin Makovsky, and one sister, Alexandra Makovsky, all of whom were famous painters.
Vladimir studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture.

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Sir Luke Fildes (1843-1927) | Genre painter

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes KCVO RA was a British painter and illustrator born in Liverpool and trained at the South Kensington and Royal Academy Schools. He was the grandson of the political activist Mary Fildes.


At the age of 17, Fildes became a student at the Warrington School of Art. Fildes moved to the South Kensington Art School where he met Hubert von Herkomer and Frank Holl.
All three men became influenced by the work of Frederick Walker, the leader of the social realist movement in Britain.

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Karl Witkowski (Polish/American painter, 1860-1910)

Karol (Karl) Dominik Witkowski was a Polish🎨-American🎨 portraitist and genre painter🎨, better known in the USA as Karl Witkowski. He painted scenes of contemporary daily life in America.
Karol Dominik Witkowski was born to a Polish family in Jazłowiec (Jaslowiec), near Buchach, Czortków (Podole, Poland, now Ukraine).
As young boy he showed unusual talent in making drawings and his parents sent him to school in Chortkiv (12 miles from Yazlovets).