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Tom Benrimo (1888 - 1958)

Born and coming from a noted show business family, Thomas Daniel "Duncan" Benrimo showed early talent as an artist-illustrator. In April 1906, The San Francisco Earthquake destroyed most of his early a...

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P. R. B. Pierson MP (1828 - 1906)

Paul R. Brown Pierson was a renown American wood engraver.

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Kristin Harmon MP

Sharon Kristin Harmon is an American primitive painter, actor, and author. She is the daughter of Heisman Trophy winner Tom Harmon and actress Elyse Knox. She was married to actor/singer Ricky Nelson...

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Kenneth Clifton Noland (1924 - 2010)

Kenneth Noland (April 10, 1924 – January 5, 2010) was an American abstract painter. He was one of the best-known American Color field painters, although in the 1950s he was thought of as an ab...

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Salvador Dalí MP (1904 - 1989)

Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, marqués de Dalí y de Púbol (Figueras, 11 de mayo de 1904 – ibídem, 23 de enero de 1989), fue un pintor, esculto...

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Tamara Rozalia Łempicka (c.1895 - 1980)

Tamara de Lempicka (Łempicka) (16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980), born Maria Górska in Warsaw, Poland, was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star".

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Arthur Hill Gilbert (1893 - 1970)

Arthur Hill Gilbert (June 10, 1893–1970) was an American Impressionist painter, notable as one of the practitioners of the California-style. Today, he is remembered for his large, colorful can...

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Arthur Rackham MP (1867 - 1939)

Arthur Rackham From Wikipedia (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. Biography Rackham was born in London as one of 12 children. In 1884, at the age ...

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John Burningham MP

John Burningham From Wikipedia (born 1936) is an English author and illustrator of children's books, especially picture books for young children.[1] He lives in north London with his wife Helen Oxe...

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John Egerton Christmas Piper MP (1903 - 1992)

John Egerton Christmas Piper From Wikipedia: John Egerton Christmas Piper, CH (13 December 1903 – 28 June 1992) was a 20th-century English painter and printmaker. For much of his life he l...

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Wilfrid Gabriel de Glehn (1870 - 1951)

Profile photo: Wilfrid and Jane de Glehn, depicted by John Singer Sargent at the Villa Torlonia, Frascati. Wilfrid Gabriel de Glehn (also sometimes spelt 'Wilfried'), RA (1870-11 May 1951) was an I...

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Helen Frankenthaler (1928 - 2011)

Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhi...

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Richard Diebenkorn (1922 - 1993)

Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993) was a well-known 20th century American painter. His early work is associated with Abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Moveme...

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Robert Motherwell (1915 - 1991)

Robert Motherwell (January 24, 1915 – July 16, 1991) American painter, printmaker and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School (a phrase he coined), which also included Jackso...

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Hart (Hal) Haller Empie MP (1909 - 2002)

Hart (Hal) Haller Empie Although Schooled in Pharmacy ''(holds distinction as State of Arizona`s !st and youngest Pharmacist)''Hart (Hal) Empie`s main passion was ''Art.'' He created ''"Empie K...

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<private> Mailer (Morales)

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908 - 2004)

Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the maste...

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Jean Lurçat MP (1892 - 1966)

Jean Lurçat est un peintre, céramiste et créateur de tapisserie français, né à Bruyères (Vosges) le 1er juillet 1892 et mort à Saint-Paul-de-Venc...

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Kyra Markham (1891 - 1967)

Kyra Markham (1891–1967) was an actress, figurative painter and printmaker. Markham was briefly married to the architect Lloyd Wright, and five years later, married David Stoner Gaither. She w...

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Chester A. Beach (1881 - 1956)

Chester A. Beach (1881–1956) was an American sculptor who was known for his busts and medallic art. Early life Beach was born in San Francisco, California. He studied initially at the Ca...

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Brenda Putnam (1890 - 1975)

Brenda Putnam (1890-1975) Noted American sculptor and author. Born into a well connected family, she was the daughter of Herbert Putnam and granddaughter of George Palmer Putnam. Her work can be seen...

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Django Reinhardt MP (1910 - 1953)

Django Reinhardt (23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a pioneering virtuoso Belgian jazz guitarist and composer. Often regarded as the first important European jazz musician who made major cont...

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James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor MP (1860 - 1949)

James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949) was a Flemish-Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in Ostend for ...

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<private> Goodacre (Maxey)

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<private> Beard

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Ansel Easton Adams MP (1902 - 1984)

Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park. One of his most famous p...

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Edward Steichen MP (1879 - 1973)

Edward Jean Steichen (March 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973) was an American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Steichen was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfr...

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Jasper Johns MP

google image search of the work of Jasper Johns Jasper Johns, Jr. (born May 15, 1930) is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking. Life Born in August...

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Andrew Wyeth, Realist Painter (1917 - 2009)

Andrew Newell Wyeth (English pronunciation: /ˈwaɪ.ɛθ/ WY-eth; July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominan...

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Anna Ticho MP (1894 - 1980)

Anna TichoAnna Ticho (אנה טיכו) (born 1894, died 1980) was a Jewish artist who became famous for her drawings of the Jerusalem hills. In 2005, she...

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Albert Herter (1871 - 1950)

Albert Herter was an artist and painter. Herter's paintings include Young Girl, Garden of the Hesperides, and Still Life with Flowering Dogwood and Japanese Figurines; he was commissioned to execute ...

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Edith Hamlin (1902 - 1992)

Edith Hamlin (1902-1992) was an American artist. Born in Oakland, California, as a small child she was exposed to art by her father who took her on sketching trips. Hamlin attended the California Sch...

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Maynard Dixon (1875 - 1946)

Maynard Dixon (January 24, 1875 – November 11, 1946) was a 20th-century American artist whose body of work focused on the American West. He was married for a time to American photographer Doro...

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Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965)

Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administ...

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Edna Wallace Hopper (1872 - 1959)

Edna Wallace Hopper (January 17, 1872 - December 14, 1959), was an American actress on stage and in silent films. Early life Born Edna Wallace in San Francisco, California to Waller Wallace a...

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Georgia Totto O'Keeffe MP (1887 - 1986)

Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887—March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is associated with the American Southwest, where she found artistic inspiration, and particularly New Mexico,...

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Milton Arthur Paul Caniff (1907 - 1988)

Milton Arthur Paul Caniff (February 28, 1907 – April 3, 1988) was an American cartoonist famous for the Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon comic strips. Biography Caniff was born i...

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Margaux Louise Hemingway (1955 - 1996)

Margaux Hemingway career included the first million-dollar contract ever awarded to a fashion model. She also appeared on the covers of Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Harper's Bazaar, and appeared on t...

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Adam Emory Albright (1862 - 1957)

Adam Emory Albright (1862–1957) was a painter of figures in landscapes. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin and spent his working life in Warrenville and the Chicago area. Albright studied at...

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John Roderigo Dos Passos (1896 - 1970)

John Roderigo Dos Passos (pronounced /dɵsˈpæsɵs/; January 14, 1896 – September 28, 1970) was an American novelist and artist. Early life Born in Chicago, Il...

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Thomas Hart Benton, Artist MP (1889 - 1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art moveme...

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Dorothea Tanning MP (1910 - 2012)

Dorothea Margaret Tanning (August 25, 1910 – January 31, 2012) was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre. in her own ...

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Sophia Rosamund Praeger (1867 - 1954)

Sophia Rosamund Praeger Sophia Rosamond Praeger, Order of the British Empire|MBE, HRHA, Master of Arts (postgraduate)|MA (1867 - 1954) was an Irish artist, sculptor and writer. Born in Holywood, Co...

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Laura Anning Bell (1867 - 1950)

Laura Anning BELL 1867–1950 Portrait painter, working mainly in pastel. Born in France of English parents, née Richard. Studied in Paris under Robert-Fleury and at the Slade School unde...

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Ridge Durand (1933 - 2002)

Ridge Earl Durand (aka Dudley Hamilton Howery, Jr. , aka Wind River Eagle , aka Tate Wakpa Wanbli ) (1933-2002), rancher and cowboy artist, Crazy Mountain Ranch, Glendevey, Colorado. Ancestry He cl...

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Cathleen, Marchioness of Queensberry (1897 - 1959)

Cathleen Sabine Mann Douglas was the wife of Francis Douglas, 11th Marquess of Queensberry. She was a portrait and flower painter who trained at the Slade School and exhibited at the Royal Academy an...

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Ann Elisabeth "Liz" Jane Claiborne, (Fashion Designer) (1929 - 2007)

Married 1: Ben schultz in 1950; married 2: Arthur "Art" Ortenbert in 1957. In addition to Mr. Ortenberg, she is survived by a son from her first marriage, Alexander G. Schultz, a jazz guitarist who l...

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Amo R. Erb MP (1908 - 1973)

Amo Erb was Jewish, an artist. According to one story, she had been in a Nazi concentration camp but the information known so far makes it unlikely. She appears on the 1910 census in Denver, Colorado...

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Lt. Commander William Franklin Draper (USN) (1912 - 2003)

William Franklin Draper (December 24, 1912 – October 26, 2003) was lieutenant commander in the United States Navy, and an American painter. He was referred to as the "Dean of American portrait...

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Dorothy Stokes Smith Campbell (1899 - 2001)

Dorothy Stokes Bostwick Smith Campbell (March 26, 1899 - February 16, 2001) was an American heiress and an artist and author who became the first woman in the United States to hold a helicopter pilot...

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Lilly Pulitzer MP (1931 - 2013)

Lillian Pulitzer Rousseau (born Lillian Lee McKim on November 10, 1931), better known as Lilly Pulitzer, is a socialite and prominent fashion designer. She is known for founding Lilly Pulitzer, Inc.,...

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George Biddle (1885 - 1973)

George Biddle (January 24, 1885 – November 6, 1973) was an American artist best known for his social realism, combat art, and his strong advocacy of government-sponsored art projects. A native...

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Leopold Mannes (1899 - 1964)

Jewish-American musician, born in New York City, who, together with Leopold Godowsky, Jr., created the first practical color transparency film, Kodachrome. Leopold Mannes was son of David Mannes ...

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Ole Olsen (1892 - 1963)

Note: Ole Olsen is on the left in the photo; his partner, Chic Johnson is on the right. ) John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen (6 November 1892 – 26 January 1963) was an American vaudevillian and comedi...

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Natalie Hays Hammond (1904 - 1985)

Natalie Hays Hammond (1904-1985) was the daughter and heiress of millionaire adventurer and philanthropist John Hays Hammond and was, in her own right, a painter, Broadway set and costume designer, a...

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<private> Marsden

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Kenneth Macpherson (1902 - d.)

Kenneth Macpherson was born in Scotland, March 27th 1902, the son of Scottish painter, John ‘Pop’ Macpherson and Clara Macpherson. Descended from 6 generations of artists, Macpherson was ...

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Everett Shinn (1876 - 1953)

Extracted from Everett Shinn (November 6, 1876, Woodstown, New Jersey – May 1, 1953, New York City) was an American realist painter and member of the Ashcan School, also known as 'the Eight.' ...

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Hank Ketcham (created "Dennis the Menace") (1920 - 2001)

Henry King "Hank" Ketcham (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001) was an American cartoonist who created the Dennis the Menace comic strip, writing and drawing it from 1951 to 1994, when he retired fr...

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Charles Sydney Hopkinson (1869 - 1962)

Charles Sydney Hopkinson (July 27, 1869 - October 16, 1962) was an American portrait painter and landscape watercolorist. He maintained a studio in the Fenway Studios building in Boston from 1906 to ...

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Alzira Albaugh (Peirce) (Boehm) (1908 - 2010)

Painted as Alzira Peirce. Painter. Lithographer,Mural Painter,Teacher, Sculptor Studied: Art Student's League with B. Robinson; , Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris with Emi...

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Waldo Peirce (1884 - 1970)

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Minnie Solveig Sjølseth (c.1919 - 1995)

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David Siqueiros MP (1896 - 1974)

José de Jesús Alfaro Siqueiros mejor conocido como David Alfaro Siqueiros,2 (Ciudad de México;1 29 de diciembre de 1896 – Cuernavaca; 6 de enero de 1974) fue un pintor y mil...

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Anna Vaughn Huntington MP (1876 - 1973)

Anna Hyatt Huntington March 10, 1876-October 4, 1973 Parents: Alpheus Hyatt 1838-1902 and Audella Beebe 1840-1932 Husband Archer Milton Huntington 1870-1955 Anna Hyatt Huntington was an American ...

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Marc Chagall MP (1887 - 1985)

Marc Chagall (English pronunciation: /ʃəˈɡɑːl/, shə-GAHL;[1] Yiddish: מאַרק שאַג...

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Norman Rockwell MP (1894 - 1978)

America’s most beloved illustrator of the twentieth century, Norman Rockwell is renowned for his depictions of daily life in small town and rural America—a world populated by Boy Scouts, ...

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Peter Whyte (1905 - 1966)

Peter Whyte (1905-1966) and his wife, Catharine Whyte (Robb) (1906-1979) were painters of Canadian mountainscapes, who founded the Whyte Museum of the Rockies, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The museum says...

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Catharine Whyte (1906 - 1979)

Catharine Robb (1906-1979) was a painter, born June 13, 1906 in Concord, Massachusetts, and raised in an affluent household. Her father, Russell Robb, studied engineering at MIT and quickly became seni...

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Edward Hopper MP (1882 - 1967)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While most popularly known for his oil paintings, he ...

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Augustus Edwin John MP (1878 - 1961)

Welsh painter, portraitist, muralist, and draftsman Augustus John won a reputation for his brilliant drawing technique by the age of 20. For a short time around 1910, he was an important exponent of Po...

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Nancy Golub (1926 - 2009)

As both artist and activist, Nancy Spero's career spanned fifty years. She was renowned for her continuous engagement with contemporary political, social, and cultural concerns. Spero chronicled wars a...

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Leon Golub (1922 - 2004)

American painter Leon Golub was born on January 23, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, where he also studied, receiving his BA at the University of Chicago in 1942, his BFA and MFA at the Art Institute of Chic...

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Sir Joshua Reynolds MP (1723 - 1792)

Sir Joshua Reynolds was born on 16 July 1723 at Plymouth Earls, Devon, England. He died on 23 February 1792 at age 68 at London, England. He was buried at St. Paul's Cathedral, The City, London, Englan...

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Katharine Manierre (Newbury) (1878 - 1973)

Katharine Frances Manierre (Newbury) (1878-1973) was active in the movement for women's suffrage, and a painter in watercolor. Katharine graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1901,...

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Diane Arbus (1923 - 1971)

Diane Arbus March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971 was an American photographer and writer noted for black-and-white square photographs of "deviant and marginal people (dwarfs, giants, transvestites, nu...

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John "Jack" Butler Yeats (1871 - 1957)

John "Jack" Butler Yeats (29 August 1871 – 28 March 1957) was an Irish artist. His early style was that of an illustrator; he only began to work regularly in oils in 1906. His early pictures a...

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Manierre Dawson, abstract painter (1887 - 1969)

Manierre Dawson was the first American artist to produce an abstract painting (source: art historian Randy Ploog). Wikipedia (2009): Manierre Dawson (1887-1969) was an abstract artist from Chicago, I...

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Pierre Matisse (1900 - 1989)

He was born in Bohain-en-Vermandois on June 13th, 1900. The youngest child of French painter Henri Matisse, he exhibited an early interest in the art market, and took a job at the prestigious Galerie B...

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<private> Matta-Clark (1943 - 1978)

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Virginia Holton De Niro MP (1915 - 2000)

Virginia Holton Admiral or Virginia De Niro (February 4, 1915 – July 20, 2000) was an American painter and poet. She was the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, and the former ...

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Robert Henry De Niro, Sr. MP (1922 - 1993)

. Robert Henry De Niro, Sr. (January 17, 1922 – May 3, 1993) was an American abstract expressionist painter and the father of actor Robert De Niro. Robert De Niro, Sr., was born in Syracuse,...

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Alexander Calder MP (1898 - 1976)

Father: Alexander Stirling Calder Mother: Nanette Lederer Spouse: Louisa James Issue: Sandra Calder Mary Calder Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 197...

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Edvard Munch MP (1863 - 1944)

Edvard Munch (1863-1944) maler og grafiker. Foreldre: Korpslege, senere sanitetskaptein Christian Munch (1817–89) og Laura Cathrine Bjølstad (1837–68). Ugift. Fetters sønn...

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Beatrix Potter MP (1866 - 1943)

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters suc...

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Gina Lollobrigida MP

She is an Italian actress and photojournalist. She was one of Italy's most prominent actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s. Today, she remains an active supporter of Italian and Italian American cause...

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Mark Rothko MP (1903 - 1970)

He was a Latvian-born American painter. He is classified as an abstract expressionist, although he himself rejected this label, and even resisted the classification as an "abstract painter". Mark Rot...

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Jacques Villon (1875 - 1963)

Born Gaston Emile Duchamp in Damville, Eure, in the Haute-Normandie region of France, he came from a prosperous and artistically inclined family. While he was a young man, his maternal grandfather Emil...

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Frida Kahlo MP (1907 - 1954)

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its...

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Diego Maria de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez MP (1886 - 1957)

He was a prominent Mexican painter born in Guanajuato, Gto, an active communist, and husband of Frida Kahlo (1929–1939 and 1940–1954). His large wall works in fresco helped establish the ...

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Pablo Picasso MP (1881 - 1973)

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Spanish pronunciation: ['p...

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Marcel Duchamp MP (1887 - 1968)

He was a French artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements. Duchamp's output influenced the development of post-World War I Western art. He advised modern art ...

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Alexina "Teeny" Sattler (1906 - 1995)

She was the second wife of artist and chess player, Marcel Duchamp. She was born Alexina Sattler in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1906. The youngest daughter of prominent surgeon Robert Sattler, Alexina was nick...

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Henri Matisse MP (1869 - 1954)

He was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is regarded,...

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Andy Warhol MP (1928 - 1987)

Andrew Warhola known as Andy Warhol, was a Rusyn-American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commerc...

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