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Ernest E Stevens of the WPA (1872 - 1938)

Ernest E. Stevens was born on a farm near Aplington, Iowa, on August 29, 1872. He was the oldest of four children and on­ly eight years of age when his father, George W. Stevens, died in 1880....

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Frances "Fannie" Longfellow (Appleton) MP (1817 - 1861)

Fanny met Henry 8 mos after his 1st wife Mary's death, while traveling through Germany and Switzerland; she then met him again 7 yrs after he returned to Cambridge. She was the first recipient of eth...

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Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen MP (1567 - c.1631)

Abraham Janssens (or Jansens) van Nuyssen (ca. 1573/1574 – 1632) was a Flemish Baroque painter. From He was born at Antwerp, in a year variously reported between 1567 and 1576. He studied un...

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Victor Honoré Janssens MP (1658 - 1736)

Son of a tailor. Notes From The Flemish school of painting  By Alphonse-Jules Wauters (1885). Page 382 National art is always a faithful reflex of the public mind, and the low state to whi...

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John Renton (1775 - 1859)

John Renton was an English portrait and landscape painter, who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1799 to 1840. He contributed altogether some forty pictures, one of which was a 'Charles I. raising hi...

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Frederick William Hurst, Sr. (1833 - 1918)

The Diary of Frederick William Hurst, originally compiled by Samuel H. and Ida Hurst in 1961, typed in electronic format with minor spelling corrections by Joyce Holt in 2000. Inasmuch as I have seen...

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Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy (c.1850 - c.1937)

MARINE ARTIST Exhibited: * Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, 6 times * Dudley Gallery, twice * Dowdeswell Gallery, once * Grosvenor Gallery, 4 times * Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts...

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Moritz Daniel Oppenheim MP (1800 - 1882)

Birth: Jan. 7, 1800 Hanau Hessen, Germany Death: Feb. 26, 1882 Frankfurt am Main Hessen, Germany Painter. He was considered to be the first Jewish painter in modern times to gain acceptance...

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler MP (1834 - 1903)

Wikipedia Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903). American-born painter and graphic artist, active mainly in England. He soon made a name for himself, not just because of his talent, but also on ...

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Frederic Remington MP (1861 - 1909)

Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifical...

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John Gutzon Borglum MP (1867 - 1941)

(John) Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (March 25, 1867 – March 6, 1941) was a Danish-American artist and sculptor famous for creating the monumental presidents' heads at Mount Rushmore, South Dakota,...

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Nachum HaCohen Kook (1908 - 1978)

Nachum Kook, Painter and Illustrator. b. 1908, Jaffa, Israel. Self-taught. Prize: 1981 Herman Struck Prize. Died 1978. Education: Self-taught Awards and Prizes: 1995 Sculpture Exhibition, Kibbutz Farud...

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Thomas Nast ("Father of the American Cartoon") (1840 - 1902)

Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7, 1902) was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist who is considered to be the "Father of the American Cartoon". He was the sc...

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