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Alice Havers | Genre painter

Alice Mary Celestine Havers, married name Alice Mary Morgan (1850-1890), was an British painter and illustrator.

Life

Alice Mary Havers was the third daughter and youngest of four children born 19 May 1850 to Thomas Havers (1810-1870) of Thelton Hall, Thelveton, Norfolk, the family seat, and his first wife Ellen Ruding (1817-1854).


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Alfred Elmore | Victorian painter

Alfred Elmore RA (1815-1881) was a British history and genre painter.
Alfred Elmore was born in Clonakilty, Ireland, the son of John Richard Elmore, a surgeon who retired from the British Army to Clonakilty.
His family moved to London, where Elmore studied at the Royal Academy of Arts.
His early works were in the troubadour style of Richard Parkes Bonington, but he soon graduated to religious work, notably The Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket, commissioned by Daniel O'Connell for Westland Row Church in Dublin.


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Anne Hoenig | Figurative painter

Anne Hoenig is a figurative painter from CA.
She shows mainly in Berlin.
Her method leans on renaissance oil technique, depicting intense, intimate moments.
The paintings of Anne Hoenig are defined by nuances and a specific semi-darkness.


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Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Kees van Dongen è stato un pittore Franco-Olandese, uno dei principali Fauves.
Dipinse ballerini, cantanti, mascherate e teatro.
Van Dongen si guadagnò la reputazione per i suoi ritratti vistosi, soprattutto di donne.
Nato a Delfshaven, vicino a Rotterdam, Kees Van Dongen studiò prima in una scuola di disegno industriale, poi all’Accademia di Belle Arti.


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Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)

Raoul Dufy è stato un pittore Francese associato al movimento fauvista.
Ha ottenuto riconoscimenti per il suo stile vibrante e decorativo, che è diventato popolare in varie forme, come i disegni tessili e le decorazioni degli edifici pubblici.
Dufy è ricordato soprattutto per le sue opere d'arte raffiguranti incontri sociali all'aperto.


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Wisława Szymborska | Elogio dei sogni / In Praise of Dreams

In sogno
dipingo come Vermeer.
Parlo correntemente il greco
e non solo con vivi.

Guido l’automobile,
che mi obbedisce.


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Jean-Baptiste Madou | Genre painter

Jean-Baptiste Madou (1796-1877) was a Belgian painter and lithographer.
He created the Société Royale Belge des Aquarellistes.
Madou was born in Brussels.
He studied at the Brussels Academy of Fine Arts and was a pupil of Pierre Joseph Célestin François.