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Alix Aymé (1894-1989)


Alix Angèle Marguerite Hava born in Marseille in 1894, studied drawing and music at the Conservatory of Toulouse. A prodigy, gifted in music as well as art, at the age of fifteen she won a gold medal in piano and considered a musical career before becoming a painter.
After her graduation from the Conservatory, she moved to Paris where she became a pupil, and then a colleague, of the important Nabi painter🎨 Maurice Denis.
In 1910 she collaborated with Denis on the decoration of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Later she worked in the Studios of Sacred Art founded by Maurice Denis and Georges Devallières in 1919.


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Firmin Girard (1838-1921) Academic painter


Marie-François Firmin-Girard, known as Firmin-Girard, was a painter of history, religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, still lifes and flowers.
Firmin-Girard entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts at the tender age of 16 before continuing his studies at Gleyre’s atelier.
He made his debut at the Paris Salon at the age of 21 where his choice of exhibits showed him to be a talented young man, however as yet to find a defining style.


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John Pitre, 1942 | Visinoary / Surrealist painter


Educated in the fine arts at the prestigious Art Students League in New York City, John Pitre, evolved to become a master of Fantasy and Surrealism🎨. Pitre has been a significant influence in the art world for over thirty years, and carries the distinction of being one of the most widely published artists in modern history.


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Andrei Belichenko / Maria Boohtiyarova | Figurative painters



Andrei Belichenko / Андрей Беличенко and Maria Boohtiyarova / Мария Бахтиярова are two contemporary Russian artists🎨, known for working in the Figurative style.
Andrei Belichenko (Karaganda, Kazakhstan, 1974) is a graduate of the Republican Art School in 1990, and after school - the Academy of Arts. Andrei studied in the Graphic Department of the Academy of Arts.


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Henri Biva (1848-1928) | Naturalist painter


Henri Biva was a French artist🎨, known for his landscape paintings and still lifes.
He focused primarily on the western suburbs of Paris, painting outdoors in the plein-air tradition; his style ranging between Post-Impressionism and Realism with a strong Naturalist component.


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Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) | Romantic painter


Sir Thomas Lawrence was the leading British🎨 portrait painter of the early 19th century, portraying most of the important personalities of the day in his polished and flattering style.
He was a child prodigy and largely self-taught; at the age of 10 he was making accomplished portraits in crayon.
He was influenced by Sir Joshua Reynolds🎨 during his youth; his style developed very little throughout his life.


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Paul Peel (1860-1892) | Academic painter


Paul Peel was a Canadian🎨 academic painter. Having won a medal🎨 at the 1890 Paris Salon, he became one of the first Canadian artists to receive international recognition in his lifetime.
Peel was born in London, Ontario, and received his art training from his father from a young age.
Later he studied under William Lees Judson and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Thomas Eakins.