Category : Famous Artist Painters

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was born in Paris, France and is known for his Impressionist paintings, although he did not identify with many of their notions. He did not like to paint in the open air and had a difficult relationship with Claude Monet who remained true to Impressionism throughout his life. However, as a painter he […]

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Pablo Ruiz Picasso

Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain where his family lived. His father Don Jose was a painter who also taught art at the local school of Fine Arts & Crafts. Picasso was to spend the first 10 years of his life there, so from an early age was exposed to painting. When his father […]

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Gustav Klimt

There are around 230 paintings by Gustav Klimt that are known, of which more than 50 are landscapes. His painting style is regarded as a mixture of Symbolism and Art Nouveau. His primary painting subject was the woman’s body. Some of Gustav Klimt ‘s famous paintings are “The Kiss“, “Death and Life“, “Portrait of Adele […]

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Leonardo Da Vinci

One of the most easily recognised and famous paintings “Mona Lisa” is on show behind bullet proof glass at the Louvre art museum in Paris, France. There have been many prints made of this famous painting and those privileged to see the original just stand in awe at its magnificence. The “Mona Lisa” is a […]

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Following on in the Impressionist period; Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a friend of Claude Monet and his paintings hang in the Louvre. Renoir was born in Limoges, France on 25th February 1841. His father was a French tailor. The family moved to Paris when Renoir was 4 years old. They lived in an apartment close to […]

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Claude Monet

Claude Monet was born in Paris on 14th November 1840. As one of the founders of the Impressionist Movement, he was constantly scrutinised by the art critics of the day. Although Monet exhibitions today draw large crowds of both art critics and art lovers alike; this was not always the case. Whether through misunderstanding or […]

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Picasso Les Demoiselles d

Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso is the full name of one of the best painter in history Pablo Ruiz Picasso, a very long name indeed. His name is in honor of different saints and relatives. Pablo Picasso was a born […]

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Van Gogh Starry Night

Vincent Willem Van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work of art is filled with vivid colors and emotional impact. He suffered from mental illness due to anxiety throughout his life and died unknown at the age of 37 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was less appreciated during his lifetime and only became […]

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