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Anders Leonard Zorn
 

Biography


Anders Leonard Zorn (1860 - 1920) - Sweden (Mora)
Impressionism, Realism


Anders Leonard Zorn (18 February 1860 – 22 August 1920) was one of Sweden's foremost artists. He obtained international success as a painter, sculptor, and etcher. Among Zorn's portrait subjects were King Oscar II of Sweden, and three American Presidents, Grover Cleveland, William H. Taft, and Theodore Roosevelt. At the end of his life, he establis......
 
Valentin Alexandrovich Serov
 

Biography


Valentin Alexandrovich Serov (1865 - 1911) - Russia (Saint Petersburg)
Realism, Art Nouveau, Impressionism


Valentin Alexandrovich Serov (Russian: Валенти́н Алекса́ндрович Серо́в 19 January 1865 – 5 December 1911) was a Russian painter, and one of the premier portrait artists of his era. Serov was born in Saint Petersburg, son of the Russian composer and music critic Alexander Serov, and his wife and former student Valentina Serova also a composer in her......
 
Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky
 

Biography


Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (1839 - 1915) - Russia (Moscow)
Realism, Romanticism, Neo-Classicism


Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (Russian: Константин Егорович Маковский June 20 [O.S. July 2] 1839 —September 17 [O.S. September 30] 1915) was an influential Russian painter, affiliated with the "Peredvizhniki (Wanderers)". Many of his historical paintings, such as The Russian Bride's Attire (1889), showed an idealized view of Russian life of prior ......
 
Zhang Daqian
 

Biography


Zhang Daqian (1899 - 1983) - China (Neijiang)


Zhang Daqian or Chang Dai-chien (Chinese: 張大千 pinyin: Zhāng Dàqiān 10 May 1899 – 2 April 1983) was one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the twentieth century. Originally known as a guohua (traditionalist) painter, by the 1960s he was also renowned as a modern impressionist and expressionist painter. In addition, he is regard......
 
Berenice Abbott
 

Biography


Berenice Abbott (1898 - 1991) - United States (Springfield)


Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), née Bernice Alice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her portraits of between-the-wars 20th-century cultural figures, New York City photographs of architecture and urban design of the 1930s, and science interpretation in the 1940s–1960s. Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and br......
 
Alexander Milne Calder
 

Biography


Alexander Milne Calder (1898 - 1976) - United Kingdom (Aberdeen)


Alexander Milne Calder (August 23, 1846 – June 4, 1923) was a Scottish American sculptor best known for the architectural sculpture of Philadelphia City Hall. Both his son, Alexander Stirling Calder, and grandson, Alexander "Sandy" Calder, became significant sculptors in the 20th century. Alexander Milne Calder was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, the s......
 
Alfons Maria Mucha
 

Biography


Alfons Maria Mucha (1860 - 1939) - Czech Republic (Ivančice)
Art Nouveau


Alfons Maria Mucha (Czech: [ˈalfons ˈmuxa] ( listen) 24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs. Alphonse Maria Mucha was born in the town of Ivančice, Moravia (curre......
 
Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova
 

Biography


Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881 - 1962) - Russia (Nagaevo)
Cubo-Futurism, Fauvism, Futurism, Post-Impressionism


Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian: Ната́лья Серге́евна Гончаро́ва IPA: [nɐˈtalʲjə sʲɪrˈɡʲejɪvnə ɡəntɕɐˈrovə] July 3, 1881 – October 17, 1962) was a Russian avant-garde artist, painter, costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer. Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova was born on July 3, 1881, in Nagaevo (now in the Chernsky District of Tula ......
 
Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita
 

Biography


Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886 - 1968) - Japan (Tokyo)


Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (藤田 嗣治, Fujita Tsuguharu, November 27, 1886 – January 29, 1968) was a Japanese–French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan, who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. He has been called "the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century". His Book of Cats, published ......
 
Anna Kirstine Ancher
 

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Anna Kirstine Ancher (1859 - 1935) - Denmark (Skagen)


Anna Ancher (18 August 1859 – 15 April 1935) was a Danish artist associated with the Skagen Painters, an artists' colony on the northern point of Jutland, Denmark. She is considered to be one of Denmark's greatest visual artists. Anna Kirstine Brøndum was born in Skagen, Denmark, the daughter of Erik Andersen Brøndum (1820–1890) and Ane Hedvig Møll......
 
Samuel John Lamorna Birch
 

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Samuel John Lamorna Birch (1869 - 1955) - United Kingdom (Egremont)


Samuel John "Lamorna" Birch, RA, RWS (7 June 1869 – 7 January 1955) was an English artist in oils and watercolours. At the suggestion of fellow artist Stanhope Forbes, Birch adopted the soubriquet "Lamorna" to distinguish himself from Lionel Birch, an artist who was also working in the area at that time. Lamorna Birch was born in Egremont, Cheshire......
 
Augustus Saint Gaudens
 

Biography


Augustus Saint Gaudens (1848 - 1907) - Ireland (Dublin)


Augustus Saint-Gaudens (/əˈɡʌstəs ˌseɪntˈɡɔːdənz/ March 1, 1848 – August 3, 1907) was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who most embodied the ideals of the "American Renaissance". Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further training and artistic study, and then returned to New York, where he achieved major critical su......
 
Amadeo De Souza Cardoso
 

Biography


Amadeo De Souza Cardoso (1887 - 1918) - Portugal (Mancelos)


Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (14 November 1887 – 25 October 1918) was a Portuguese painter. Amadeo was born in Mancelos, a parish of Amarante. At the age of 18, he entered the Superior School of Fine Arts of Lisbon and one year later (on his 19th birthday) he went to Paris, where he intended to continue his studies but soon quit the architecture course ......
 
François Emile Barraud
 

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François Emile Barraud (1899 - 1934) - Switzerland (La Chaux-De-Fonds)


François Barraud (24 November 1899 – 11 September 1934) was a Swiss painter. Barraud was the second eldest of four brothers who all painted or sculpted at various points in their lives. The brothers, François, Aimé, Aurèle and Charles, were largely self-taught artists having been raised as professional plasterers and house painters. Barraud attende......
 
Harriet Backer
 

Biography


Harriet Backer (1845 - 1932) - Norway (Holmestrand)


Harriet Backer (21 January 1845 – 25 March 1932) was a Norwegian painter who achieved recognition in her own time and was a pioneer among female artists both in the Nordic countries and in Europe generally. She is best known for her detailed interior scenes, communicated with rich colors and moody lighting. Backer was born to an affluent family in ......
 
Thérèse Schwartze
 

Biography


Thérèse Schwartze (1851 - 1918) - Netherlands (Amsterdam)


Thérèse Schwartze (20 December 1851 – 23 December 1918) was a Dutch portrait painter. Thérèse Schwartze was born on 20 December 1851 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She was the daughter of the painter Johan Georg Schwartze, who grew up in Philadelphia and trained in Düsseldorf. Schwartze received her first training from her father, before studying......
 
Louise Nevelson
 

Biography


Louise Nevelson (1899 - 1988) - Russia (Perislav)


Louise Nevelson (September 23, 1899 – April 17, 1988) was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in the Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire (present-day Ukraine), she emigrated with her family to the United States in the early 20th century. Nevelson learned English at scho......
 
David Davidovich Burliuk
 

Biography


David Davidovich Burliuk (1882 - 1967) -
Post-Impressionism, Realism, Naive Art / Primitivism, Futurism, Cubo-Futurism, Fauvism, Surrealism, Abstract Art


David Davidovich Burliuk (Ukrainian and Russian: Дави́д Дави́дович Бурлю́к 21 July 1882 – 15 January 1967) was a Russian and Ukrainian Futurist, Neo-Primitivist, book illustrator, publicist, and author associated with Russian Futurism. Burliuk is often described as "the father of Russian Futurism." David Burliuk was born in 1882 in Semyrotivka near......
 
Isaac Lazarus Israels
 

Biography


Isaac Lazarus Israels (1865 - 1934) - Netherlands (Amsterdam)


Isaac Lazarus Israëls (3 February 1865 – 7 October 1934) was a Dutch painter associated with the Amsterdam Impressionism movement. The son of Jozef Israëls, one of the most respected painters of the Hague School, and Aleida Schaap, Isaac Israëls displayed precocious artistic talent from an early age. Between 1880 and 1882 he studied at the Royal Ac......
 
Arthur Garfield Dove
 

Biography


Arthur Garfield Dove (1880 - 1946) - United States (Canandaigua)


Arthur Garfield Dove (August 2, 1880 – November 23, 1946) was an American artist. An early American modernist, he is often considered the first American abstract painter. Dove used a wide range of media, sometimes in unconventional combinations, to produce his abstractions and his abstract landscapes. Me and the Moon from 1937 is a good example of ......
 
Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat
 

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Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat (1833 - 1922) -


Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat (20 June 1833 – 8 September 1922) was a French painter, Grand Officer of the Légion d'honneur and professor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. Bonnat was born in Bayonne, but from 1846 to 1853 he lived in Madrid, where his father owned a bookshop. While tending his father's shop, he copied engravings of works by the Old Maste......
 
Jozef Brandt
 

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Jozef Brandt (1841 - 1915) -


Józef Brandt (1841 in Szczebrzeszyn – 1915 in Radom) was a Polish painter, best known for his paintings of battles. Brandt studied in Warsaw in the school of J.N. Leszczynski and at the Noblemen's Institute. In 1858 he left for Paris to study at the Ecole centrale Paris but was persuaded by Juliusz Kossak to abandon engineering in favor of painting......
 
John William Godward
 

Biography


John William Godward (1861 - 1922) -
Neo-Classicism


John William Godward (9 August 1861 – 13 December 1922) was an English painter from the end of the Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but his style of painting fell out of favour with the rise of modern art. He committed suicide at the age of 61 and is said to have written in his suicide note that "the world is not bi......
 
Theodor Kittelsen
 

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Theodor Kittelsen (1857 - 1914) -


Theodor Severin Kittelsen (27 April 1857 – 21 January 1914) was a Norwegian artist. He is one of the most popular artists in Norway. Kittelsen became famous for his nature paintings, as well as for his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls. Kittelsen was born in the coastal town of Kragerø in Telemark county, Norway. His fa......
 
Cuno Amiet
 

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Cuno Amiet (1861 - 1924) -


Cuno Amiet (28 March 1868 – 6 July 1961) was a Swiss painter, illustrator, graphic artist and sculptor. As the first Swiss painter to give precedence to colour in composition, he was a pioneer of modern art in Switzerland. Amiet was born in Solothurn, and was the son of the chancellor of the canton of Solothurn, Josef Ignaz Amiet (1827–1895). He at......
 
Leon Spilliaert
 

Biography


Leon Spilliaert (1881 - 1946) - Belgium (Ostend)


Léon Spilliaert (also Leon Spilliaert 28 July 1881 – 23 November 1946) was a Belgian symbolist painter and graphic artist. Spilliaert was born in Ostend, the oldest of seven children of Léonard-Hubert Spilliaert, who was a perfumer, and Léonie (née Jonckheere). From childhood, he displayed an interest in art and drawing. A prolific doodler and auto......
 
Xu Beihong
 

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Xu Beihong (1895 - 1953) - China (Yixing)


Xu Beihong (Chinese: 徐悲鴻 pinyin: Xú Bēihóng 19 July 1895 – 26 September 1953) was a Chinese painter born in Yixing, Jiangsu province. He was primarily known for his Chinese ink paintings of horses and birds and was one of the first Chinese artists to articulate the need for artistic expressions that reflected a modern China at the beginning of the ......
 
Olga Wisinger Florian
 

Biography


Olga Wisinger Florian (1844 - 1926) - Austria (Vienna)


Olga Wisinger-Florian (1844 – 1926) was an Austrian impressionist painter, mainly of landscapes and flower still life. She was a representative of the Austrian "Stimmungsimpressionismus (de)" (Mood Impressionism), a loose group of Austrian impressionist painters that was considered avant-garde in the 1870s and 1880s. Wisinger-Florian was born and l......
 
Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin
 

Biography


Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin (1876 - 1942) -
Art Nouveau


Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin (Russian: Ива́н Я́ковлевич Били́бин IPA: [ɪˈvan ˈjakəvlʲɪvʲɪt͡ɕ bʲɪˈlʲibʲɪn] 16 August [O.S. 4 August] 1876 – 7 February 1942) was a 20th-century illustrator and stage designer who took part in the Mir iskusstva, contributed to the Ballets Russes, co-founded the Union of Russian Painters (Russian: Сою́з ру́сских худо́жников......
 
James Jaques Joseph Tissot
 

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James Jaques Joseph Tissot (1836 - 1902) -


Jacques Joseph Tissot (French: [tiso] 15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902), Anglicized as James Tissot (/ˈtɪsoʊ/), was a French painter and illustrator. He was a successful painter of Paris society before moving to London in 1871. He became famous as a genre painter of fashionably dressed women shown in various scenes of everyday life. He also painted ......
 
William Lionel Wyllie
 

Biography


William Lionel Wyllie (1851 - 1931) - United Kingdom (Camden Town)


William Lionel Wyllie (5 July 1851 – 6 April 1931) also known as W L Wyllie was a prolific English painter of maritime themes in both oils and watercolours. He has been described as "the most distinguished marine artist of his day." His work is in the Tate, the Royal Academy, the Imperial War Museum, the National Maritime Museum and many other inst......
 
Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens
 

Biography


Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (1823 - 1906) -
Academicism


Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (11 May 1823 – 24 August 1906) was a Belgian painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women. Alfred Stevens was born in Brussels. He came from a family involved with the visual arts: his older brother Joseph (1816–1892) and his son Léopold (1866–1935) were painters, while another brother Arthur (1825–99) was a......
 
Louis Michel Eilshemius
 

Biography


Louis Michel Eilshemius (1864 - 1941) - United States (Newark)


Louis Michel Eilshemius (February 4, 1864 – December 29, 1941) was an American painter, primarily of landscapes and nudes. Although he was academically trained, much of his work has the unselfconscious character of naive art. Born into a wealthy family near Newark, New Jersey, Eilshemius was educated in Europe, after which he spent two years at Cor......
 
Juan Manuel Blanes
 

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Juan Manuel Blanes (1830 - 1901) -


Juan Manuel Blanes (June 8, 1830 – April 15, 1901) was a noted Uruguayan painter of the Realist school. Blanes was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1830. He was raised by his mother, with whom he relocated to the countryside in his early teens. Blanes took an interest in drawing at this point, and shortly afterwards, was hired as an illustrator for ......
 
Per Krohg
 

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Per Krohg (1889 - 1965) -


Per Lasson Krohg (18 June 1889 – 3 March 1965) was a Norwegian artist. He is most frequently associated with the mural he created for the United Nations Security Council Chamber, located in the United Nations building in New York City. Per Krohg was born in Åsgårdstrand, Norway, the son of painters Christian Krohg and Oda Krohg. The family lived in......
 
Benito Quinquela Martín
 

Biography


Benito Quinquela Martín (1890 - 1977) - Argentina (La Boca)


Benito Quinquela Martín (March 1, 1890 – January 28, 1977) was an Argentine painter born in La Boca, Buenos Aires. Quinquela Martín is considered the port painter-par-excellence and one of the most popular Argentine painters. His paintings of port scenes show the activity, vigor and roughness of the daily life in the port of La Boca. His birthday c......
 
Tina Blau
 

Biography


Tina Blau (1845 - 1916) - Austria (Vienna)


Tina Blau, later Tina Blau-Lang (15 November 1845, Vienna - 31 October 1916, Vienna) was an Austrian landscape painter. Blau's father was a doctor in the Austro-Hungarian military Medical Corps and was very supportive of her desire to become a painter. She took lessons, successively, with August Schaeffer and Wilhelm Lindenschmit in Munich (1869–18......
 
Leonid Pasternak
 

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Leonid Pasternak (1865 - 1945) -


Leonid Osipovich Pasternak (born Yitzhok-Leib, or Isaak Iosifovich, Pasternak Russian: Леони́д О́сипович Пастерна́к, 3 April 1862 N.S. – 31 May 1945) was a Russian post-impressionist painter. He was the father of the poet and novelist Boris Pasternak. Leonid Pasternak was born in Odessa to an Orthodox Jewish family on 4 April 1862. The family claim......
 
Vera Rockline
 

Biography


Vera Rockline (1896 - 1934) - Russia (Moscow)


Véra Rockline (Russian: Вера Николаевна Рохлина, Vera Nikolaïevna Rokhlina) (1896 - 4 April 1934) was a Russian post-impressionist painter. Rockline was the daughter of a Russian man and a French woman, and started her career in Moscow, studying in the studio of Ilya Mashkov, who considered her one of his most brilliant students. In 1918 she became......
 
Lawren Stewart Harris
 

Biography


Lawren Stewart Harris (1885 - 1970) - Canada (Brantford)


Lawren Stewart Harris, CC (October 23, 1885 – January 29, 1970) was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario, and is best known as a member of the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. A. Y. Jackson has been quoted as saying that Harris provided the stimulus for the Group of S......
 
Alfred East
 

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Alfred East (1844 - 1913) -


Alfred East fue un pintor inglés nacido el 15 de diciembre de 1849 y fallecido el 28 de septiembre de 1913. East nació en Kettering, Northamptonshire y estudió en la Glasgow School of Art. Sus románticos paisajes muestran la influencia de la Escuela de Barbizon. Su The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour se publicó en 1906. En abril de 1888 com......
 
Antonio Parreiras
 

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Antonio Parreiras (1860 - 1937) -


Antônio Diogo da Silva Parreiras (20 January 1860, Niterói – 17 October 1937, Niterói) was a Brazilian painter, designer and illustrator. He was one of nine children and his father was a goldsmith. In 1882, he enrolled at the Academia Imperial de Belas Artes in Rio de Janeiro, but left two years later to attend the free painting classes being offer......
 
Wilhelm Trübner
 

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Wilhelm Trübner (1851 - 1917) -


Wilhelm Trübner (February 3, 1851 – December 21, 1917) was a German realist painter of the circle of Wilhelm Leibl. Trübner was born in Heidelberg and had early training as a goldsmith. In 1867 he met classicist painter Anselm Feuerbach who encouraged him to study painting, and he began studies in Karlsruhe under Fedor Dietz. The next year saw him ......
 
José María Velasco
 

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José María Velasco (1840 - 1912) -


María Ignacia Javiera Rafaela Agustina Feliciana Rodríguez de Velasco y Osorio Barba Jimenez Bello De Pereyra Hernandez de Cordoba Salas Solano Garfias, known as la Güera Rodríguez (The Fair Rodríguez) (1778 in Mexico City – 1851 in Mexico City) was a Criolla figure in the society of Mexico City, and a proponent of Mexican independence from Spain. ......
 
Vladimir Davidovich Baranov Rossine
 

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Vladimir Davidovich Baranov Rossine (1888 - 1944) -


Wladimir Davidovich Baranoff-Rossine (Russian: Владимир Давидович Баранов-Россине) (1888–1944) was a Ukrainian, Russian and French painter of Jewish origin, avant-garde artist (Cubo-Futurism), and inventor. Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine was born in Kherson, Russian Empire (present day Ukraine) under the name Shulim Wolf Leib Baranov. In 1902 he studied......
 
Albert Weisgerber
 

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Albert Weisgerber (1878 - 1915) -


Albert Weisgerber (21 April 1878 – 10 May 1915), was a German painter whose work forms a bridge between Impressionism and early Expressionism. He was born in Sankt Ingbert. From 1897 to 1901 he studied at the Munich Art Academy under Franz von Stuck. He became friends with artists Hans Purrmann, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Max Slevogt, and Karl A......
 
Jerome Myers
 

Biography


Jerome Myers (1867 - 1940) - United States (Petersburg)


Jerome Myers (March 20, 1867 – June 19, 1940) was an American artist and writer associated with the Ashcan School, particularly known for his sympathetic depictions of the urban landscape and its people. He was one of the main organizers of the 1913 Armory Show, which introduced European modernism to America. Born in Petersburg, Virginia and raised......
 
Vladimir Baranoff Rossiné
 

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Vladimir Baranoff Rossiné (1888 - 1944) -


Wladimir Davidovich Baranoff-Rossine (Russian: Владимир Давидович Баранов-Россине) (1888–1944) was a Ukrainian, Russian and French painter of Jewish origin, avant-garde artist (Cubo-Futurism), and inventor. Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine was born in Kherson, Russian Empire (present day Ukraine) under the name Shulim Wolf Leib Baranov. In 1902 he studied......
 
Alberto Valenzuela Llanos
 

Biography


Alberto Valenzuela Llanos (1869 - 1925) - Chile (San Fernando)


Alberto Valenzuela Llanos (San Fernando, Chile, August 29, 1869 – Santiago, Chile, July 23, 1925), was one of Chile's greatest painters and one of the four Great Chilean Masters, along with Pedro Lira, Alfredo Valenzuela Puelma and Juan Francisco González. He was a landscape painter and left an estimated 1,000 paintings. Highlights of his work incl......
 
Alfred Wallis
 

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Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942) - United Kingdom (Devonport)


Alfred Wallis (18 August 1855 – 29 August 1942) was a Cornish fisherman and artist. Alfred's parents, Charles and Jane Wallis, were from Penzance in Cornwall and moved to Devonport, Devon to find work in 1850 where Alfred and his brother Charles were born. Later, when Jane Wallis died, the family returned to Penzance. On leaving school Alfred was a......
 
Ludwig Bemelmans
 

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Ludwig Bemelmans (1898 - 1962) -


Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Six were published from 1939 to 1961 a seventh was discovered after his death and published posthumously in 1999. Bemelmans was born to the Belgian painter Lambert Beme......
 
Hermann Herzog
 

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Hermann Herzog (1832 - 1932) -


Hermann Ottomar Herzog (November 15, 1832 – February 6, 1932) was a prominent nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European and American artist, primarily known for his landscapes. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. He was born in Bremen, Germany and entered the Düsseldorf Academy at age seventeen. Herzog achieved early com......
 
Charles Filiger
 

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Charles Filiger (1863 - 1928) -


Charles Filiger (28 November 1863, Thann – 11 January 1928, Brest) was a French Symbolist painter. He was one of the artists who associated with Gauguin at Pont-Aven in Brittany. The son of a wallpaper manufacturer in Mulhouse, Filiger first studied decorative arts before specializing in painting at the Académie Colarossi in Paris. He exhibited at ......
 
Beatrice Offor
 

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Beatrice Offor (1864 - 1920) - United Kingdom (Sydenham)


Beatrice Offor (1864-1920) was a British painter. She is primarily known for portraits often of an esoteric nature. Offor was born in 1864 in Sydenham, Kent and trained at the Slade School of Art in London, where she became a close friend of Moina Mathers. In 1892 she married William Farran Littler, an artist and sculptor. Much of her work consiste......
 
Aloys François Joseph Loir (Luigi Loir)
 

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Aloys François Joseph Loir (Luigi Loir) (1845 - 1916) -


Luigi Loir (22 December 1845, Goritz (Austria) (now Nova Gorica in Slovenia) – 9 February 1916, Paris) was a French painter, illustrator and lithographer. Luigi Loir was the son of Tancrède Loir François and Thérèse Leban, his wife, respectively valet and housekeeper of the French royal family in exile in Austria. Installed in the duchy of Parma in......
 
James Ferrier Pryde
 

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James Ferrier Pryde (1866 - 1941) - Scotland (Edinburgh)


James Pryde (1866–1941) was a British artist. A number of his paintings are in public collections, but there have been few exhibitions of his work. He is principally remembered as one of the Beggarstaffs, his artistic partnership with William Nicholson, and for the poster designs and other graphic work they made between 1893 and 1899, which had a p......
 
Abraham Rattner
 

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Abraham Rattner (1895 - 1978) - United States (Poughkeepsie)


Abraham Rattner (July 8, 1895 – February 14, 1978) was an American artist, best known for his richly colored paintings, often with religious subject matter. During World War I, he served in France with the U.S. Army as a camouflage artist. Rattner was born in Poughkeepsie, New York to a Russian-Jewish father and a Romanian-Jewish mother. He initial......
 
Reginald Marsh
 

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Reginald Marsh (1898 - 1954) - France (Paris)


Reginald Marsh (March 14, 1898 – July 3, 1954) was an American painter, born in Paris, most notable for his depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. Crowded Coney Island beach scenes, popular entertainments such as vaudeville and burlesque, women, and jobless men on the Bowery are subjects that reappear throughout his work. He pa......
 
Jan Mankes
 

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Jan Mankes (1889 - 1920) - Netherlands (Meppel)


Jan Mankes (15 August 1889, Meppel, Drenthe – 23 April 1920, Eerbeek) was a Dutch painter. He produced around 200 paintings, 100 drawings and 50 prints before dying of tuberculosis at the age of 30. His restrained, detailed work ranged from self-portraits to landscapes and studies of birds and animals. His work is now exhibited in his native Nether......
 
Jacques Majorelle
 

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Jacques Majorelle (1886 - 1962) -


Jacques Majorelle (March 7, 1886 - October 14, 1962), son of the celebrated Art Nouveau furniture designer Louis Majorelle, was a French painter. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Nancy in 1901 and later at the Académie Julian in Paris with Schommer and Royer. Majorelle became a noted Orientalist painter, but is most remembered for construc......
 
William Strang
 

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William Strang (1859 - 1921) -


William Strang RA (13 February 1859 – 12 April 1921) was a Scottish painter and engraver. He was born at Dumbarton, the son of Peter Strang, builder, and educated at the Dumbarton Academy. He worked for fifteen months in the counting-house of a firm of shipbuilders before going to London in 1875 when he was sixteen. There he studied art under Alpho......
 
Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov
 

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Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov (1876 - 1945) -


Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov (Russian: Константин Иванович Горбатов 17 May [O.S. 5 May] 1876–24 May 1945) was a Russian post-impressionist painter. Gorbatov was born in Stavropol in the Samara province. He lived in Riga from 1896 to 1903, and studied civil engineering before painting. Gorbatov moved to St. Petersburg in 1904 and studied at the Bar......
 
Albert Von Keller
 

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Albert Von Keller (1844 - 1920) -


Albert von Keller (27 April 1844 – 14 July 1920) was a German historical and genre painter. He was born at Gais, in Switzerland he studied at the Munich Academy under Lenbach and Ramberg, and must be counted among the leading colorists of the modern German school. Travels in Italy, France, England and the Netherlands, and a prolonged sojourn in Par......
 
Carl Holsøe
 

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Carl Holsøe (1863 - 1935) -


Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (12 March 1863 – 7 November 1935) was a Danish artist who primarily painted interiors. Holsøe was born in Aarhus. His father was the architect N. P. C. Holsøe his younger brother Niels Holsøe was also a painter. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen in 1882–84 and then at the Kunstnernes Frie Studiesk......
 
Giuseppe Pellizza Da Volpedo
 

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Giuseppe Pellizza Da Volpedo (1868 - 1907) -


Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo (July 28, 1868 – June 14, 1907) was an Italian neo-impressionist painter. He was born and died in Volpedo, in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Pellizza was a pupil of Pio Sanquirico. He used a divisionist technique in which a painting is created by juxtaposing small dots of paint according to specific color theory......
 
Józef Pankiewicz
 

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Józef Pankiewicz (1866 - 1940) -


Józef Pankiewicz (29 November 1866 in Lublin – 4 July 1940 in La Ciotat) was a Polish impressionist painter, graphic artist and teacher who spent much of his career in France. From 1884 to 1885, he studied at the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw, under Wojciech Gerson and Aleksander Kamiński. After obtaining a scholarship, he went to Saint Petersburg ......
 
Christian Skredsvig
 

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Christian Skredsvig (1854 - 1924) - Norway (Modum)


Christian Skredsvig (12 March 1854 – 19 January 1924) was a Norwegian painter and writer. He is especially well known for his picturesque paintings. Christian Skredsvig was born in Modum, Buskerud in 1854. When he was 15 years old he became a pupil at the Eckersberg drawing and paint school in Christiania (now Oslo). He later studied in Copenhagen,......
 
Anton Faistauer
 

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Anton Faistauer (1887 - 1930) -


Anton Faistauer (14 February 1887, Sankt Martin bei Lofer – 13 February 1930, Vienna) was an Austrian Expressionist painter. He came from a family of farmers, grew up near Maishofen and originally wanted to be a priest. After a meeting with Albert Paris Gütersloh while he was attending the Gymnasium in Bolzano, however, he became interested in pain......
 
Pekka Halonen
 

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Pekka Halonen (1865 - 1933) -


Pekka Halonen (23 September 1865 in Lapinlahti – 1 December 1933 in Tuusula) was a painter of Finnish landscapes and people in the national romantic style. His favorite subjects were the Finnish landscape and its people which he depicted in his Realist style. Pekka Halonen was born on 23 September 1865 in Linnasalmi, Lapinlahti, Finland, the son of......
 
Knut Ekwall
 

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Knut Ekwall (1843 - 1912) -


Knut Ekwall (3 April 1843 in Säby, Småland province – 4 April 1912 in Säby), was a Swedish painter. Ekwall studied from 1860-1866 at the Academy of Arts in Stockholm, with emphasis on xylography (designing woodcut printing blocks) and drawing. He became a pupil of the painter Ludwig Knaus in Berlin. In 1870, Ekwall established himself as an artist ......
 
Guglielmo Ciardi
 

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Guglielmo Ciardi (1842 - 1917) -


Guglielmo Ciardi (13 September 1842 – 5 October 1917) was an Italian painter. He was born in Venice, the son of an official of the Austrian government. Ciardi enrolled in 1861 at the Venice Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied perspective with Federico Moja and landscape and seascape with Domenico Bresolin, taking over the latter’s teaching post ......
 
E.H Shepard
 

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E.H Shepard (1879 - 1976) -


Ernest Howard Shepard OBE, MC (10 December 1879 – 24 March 1976) was an English artist and book illustrator. He is known especially for illustrations of the anthropomorphic soft toy and animal characters in The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne. Shepard was born in St John's Wood, London. Having shown some pr......
 
Vincenzo Gemito
 

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Vincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929) -


Vincenzo Gemito (July 16, 1852 - March 1, 1929) was an Italian sculptor and artist. Although he worked in various studios of well-known artists in his native Naples, Rome and Paris, he is considered to have largely been self-taught, the reason he produced such distinctive works for that time, replacing sentiment with outstanding realism. Gemito was......
 
Abraham Mintchine
 

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Abraham Mintchine (1898 - 1931) -


Abraham Mintchine (4 April 1898 in Kiev – 25 April 1931 in La Garde), was a Ukrainian painter. At 13, Mintchine was apprenticed to a goldsmith in Kiev. He began painting from the age of 16. In 1923, he left Russia for Berlin where he designed sets and costumes for the Jewish theatre. At the time of his first exhibition in Berlin he displayed some w......
 
Otto Gutfreund
 

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Otto Gutfreund (1889 - 1927) -


Otto Gutfreund (August 1889 – 2 June 1927), also written Oto Gutfreund, was a Czech-Czechoslovak sculptor. After studying art in Prague and Paris, he became known in the 1910s for his sculptures in a cubist style. After his service in the First World War he worked in a more realistic style. His later work includes many small polychrome ceramic figu......
 
Ferdinand Victor Léon Roybet
 

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Ferdinand Victor Léon Roybet (1840 - 1920) -


Ferdinand Victor Léon Roybet (12 April 1840, Uzès - 11 April 1920, Paris) was a French painter and engraver best known for his historical and costume genre scenes. His father was the owner of a café and a liqueur manufacturer who moved his family to Lyon in 1846. He began by studying engraving at the École nationale des beaux-arts de Lyon. After hi......
 
Alexei Stepanov
 

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Alexei Stepanov (1858 - 1923) -


Alexei Stepanovich Stepanov (Russian: Алексей Степанович Степанов 6 May 1858, Simferopol - 5 October 1923, Moscow) was a Russian genre painter, illustrator and art teacher. He was a member of the Peredvizhniki and a founder of the "Union of Russian Artists". His father was from a noble family and served as an officer in the Crimean War. His mother ......
 
Arkady Rylov
 

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Arkady Rylov (1870 - 1939) -


Arkady Alexandrovich Rylov (Russian: Аркадий Александрович Рылов 29 January [O.S. 17 January] 1870 – June 22, 1939) was a Russian and Soviet Symbolist painter. Rylov was born in the village of Istobensk, in the Vyatka Governorate of the Russian Empire (present-day Kirov Oblast, Russia). He was brought into the family of his stepfather, a notary (Ry......
 
Cesare Tallone
 

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Cesare Tallone (1853 - 1919) -


Cesare Tallone (1853–1919) was an Italian painter. Born in Savona and after losing his father at the age of ten, Cesare Tallone moved with his mother and sisters to Alessandria, where he became a pupil of the decorative artist Pietro Sassi. Some members of the local bourgeoisie commissioned the first portraits from him and persuaded the City Counci......
 
William Thornley
 

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William Thornley (1857 - 1935) -


Georges William Thornley (1857–1935) was a French painter and printmaker. A student of the French landscape painter Eugène Ciceri and Edmond Yon, Thornley became a successful artist remembered for his seascapes from Normandy and his landscapes from the French and Italian Rivieras. He was the son of a Welsh immigrant Morgan Thornley. He also was a t......
 
Wilhelm Von Gegerfelt
 

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Wilhelm Von Gegerfelt (1844 - 1920) -


Wilhelm von Gegerfelt, also Vilhelm von Gegerfelt, (1844—1920) was a Swedish painter. Born in Gothenburg, Gegerfelt was the son the architect Victor von Gegerfelt. From 1861 to 1863, he studied at the Royal Danish Academy, at the Royal Swedish Academy from 1864 to 1867, and thereafter in Düsseldorf until 1872. He then went to Paris where he develop......
 
Jacques François Carabain
 

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Jacques François Carabain (1834 - 1933) -


Jacques François Joseph Carabain, or Jacob Frans Jozef Carabain (23 February 1834, Amsterdam - 2 January 1933, Schaerbeek) was a Dutch-Belgian painter, known primarily for his scenes of cities and buildings in the Romantic-Realist style. He was especially interested in Medieval and Baroque structures, and was often attracted to busy market places. ......
 
Ferdinand Max Bredt
 

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Ferdinand Max Bredt (1860 - 1921) -


Ferdinand Max Bredt (1860-1921) was a German Orientalist painter. Also known as F. M. Bredt because of that signature on his work, he is regarded as one of Germany's leading Orientalist painters. Bredt was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1860, and originally trained as a book dealer. Tranisitioning to art, he studied first at the School of Art in Stutt......
 
Jessica Dismorr
 

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Jessica Dismorr (1885 - 1939) -


Jessica Dismorr (3 March 1885 – 29 August 1939) was an English painter and illustrator and one of only two women members of the Vorticist movement. Jessica Stewart Dismorr was born at Gravesend in Kent, and moved with her family to Hampstead in the 1890s. Her father, John Stewart Dismorr, was a rich businessman, as a consequence of which she was fr......
 
Plinio Nomellini
 

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Plinio Nomellini (1866 - 1943) -


Plinio Nomellini (1866–1943) was an Italian painter. Nomellini was born in Livorno in 1866. In 1885 he enrolled at the Florence Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under Giovanni Fattori and formed friendships with Telemaco Signorini and Silvestro Lega as well as Giuseppe Pellizza some time later. At the 1886 Promotrice of Florence, he exhibited......
 
Camille Félix Bellanger
 

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Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer
 

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Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer (1839 - 1902) -


Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer (23 October 1839, The Hague - 4 April 1902, Paris) was a Dutch painter. He originally worked in the Romantic and Academic styles, but later became an Impressionist. He began his artistic studies at the Royal Academy of Art with Salomon Verveer, who taught in the Romantic tradition. His early works were mostly landscapes i......
 
Victor Vignon
 

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Victor Vignon (1847 - 1909) -


Victor Alfred Paul Vignon (25 December 1847, Villers-Cotterêts – 15 March 1909, Meulan) was a French Impressionist landscape painter and graphic artist. His mother was Marie-Noémi Cadiot, a sculptor who worked under the name "Claude Vignon" (after a character from the novel Béatrix by Balzac). When he was born, she was the proprietor of a hotel whi......
 
Adolfo Tommasi
 

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Adolfo Tommasi (1851 - 1933) -


Adolfo Tommasi (1851 in Livorno – 1933 in Florence) was an Italian painter. Having left Livorno, Tommasi moved to Florence, where he attended the Academy of Fine Arts and met Silvestro Lega, who taught Adolfo’s younger cousins Angiolo and Ludovico and spent a great deal of time with the Tommasi family. He also briefly studied under Carlo Markò the ......
 
David Young Cameron
 

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David Young Cameron (1865 - 1945) -


Sir David Young Cameron RA (28 June 1865 – 16 September 1945) was a Scottish painter and etcher. Cameron was the son of the Rev. Robert Cameron and was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He was educated at The Glasgow Academy. From around 1881 he studied at the Glasgow School of Art and in 1885 enrolled at the Edinburgh Schools of Art. Cameron became a ski......
 
Vincenzo Migliaro
 

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Vincenzo Migliaro (1858 - 1938) -


Vincenzo Migliaro (1858–1938) was an Italian painter born in Naples. After learning the art of wood carving at courses held by the Società Centrale Operaia Napoletana and working in the studio of Stanislao Lista, Migliaro enrolled in 1875 at the Naples Institute of Fine Arts, where his masters included Domenico Morelli. While a short trip to Paris ......
 
Mosè Bianchi
 

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Mosè Bianchi (1840 - 1904) -


Mosè Bianchi (Monza, 1840–1904) was an Italian painter and printmaker. Bianchi's family moved from Monza to Milan and he enrolled at the Brera Academy. Having interrupted his studies to serve in the second war of independence, he returned to attend the school of painting directed by Giuseppe Bertini. The award of a grant in 1867 enabled him to visi......
 
Giovanni Sottocornola
 

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Giovanni Sottocornola (1855 - 1917) -


Giovanni Sottocornola (Milan, 1855–1917) was an Italian painter. It was in 1875 that Giovanni Sottocornola, a painter of humble origins, enrolled at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, where he attended the courses of Raffaele Casnedi and Giuseppe Bertini until 1880 and met his fellow students Gaetano Previati, Emilio Longoni and Giovanni Segantini. Wh......
 
Alfredo Roque Gameiro
 

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Alfredo Roque Gameiro (1864 - 1935) -


Alfredo Roque Gameiro (4 April 1864, Minde - 15 August 1935, Lisbon) was a Portuguese painter and graphic artist who specialized in watercolors. When he was ten years old, he went to live in Lisbon with his oldest brother, Justin, who owned a lithography studio. He studied at the "Faculty of Fine Arts" of the University of Lisbon, where José Simões......
 
Emile Eisman Semenowsky
 

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Léon Cauvy
 

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Léon Cauvy (1874 - 1933) -


Léon Cauvy (12 January 1874, Montpellier - 3 January 1933, Algiers) was a French Orientalist painter. He began his studies in 1890 at the local School of Fine Arts winning several awards for his sketches and ink wash paintings, although his interests soon turned to decorative work. Later, he went to Paris and spent some time studying with Albert Ma......
 
Kenneth Hayes Miller
 

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Kenneth Hayes Miller (1876 - 1952) -


Kenneth Hayes Miller (March 11, 1876 – January 1, 1952) was an American painter, printmaker, and teacher. Born in Oneida, New York, he studied at the Art Students League of New York with Kenyon Cox, Henry Siddons Mowbray and with William Merritt Chase at the New York School of Art. His early works were influenced by the paintings of his friend Albe......
 
Charles Wellington Furse
 

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Charles Wellington Furse (1868 - 1904) -


Charles Wellington Furse ARA (13 January 1868 – 16 October 1904) was an English painter. He was born at Staines, the son of the Rev. C. W. Furse, archdeacon of Westminster, and rector of St John's, Smith Square and descended collaterally from Sir Joshua Reynolds and in his short span of life demonstrated such skill as a portrait and figure painter ......
 
Charles Atamian
 

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Charles Atamian (1872 - 1947) -


Charles Garabed Atamian (September 18, 1872 – July 30, 1947) was an Ottoman-born French painter of Armenian ethnicity. Garabed Atamian was the second of five children of Mıgırdiç Atamian, a goldsmith and musician, and Mary Afkerian. He completed his early education at the Mkhitaryan Armenian School in Pera, Istanbul. He then attended the local Fren......
 
Eduardo León Garrido
 

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