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Louis Justin Maurice Perrey | Genre / Portrait painter

Louis Justin Maurice Perrey (1856-1904) was an French painter of portaits and genre scenes working in late 19th Century. Louis Perrey exhibited at the Paris Salon.


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King Charles III of UK, 1948 | Experienced watercolourist and Patron of the Arts

King Charles III of the United Kingdom (born Charles Philip Arthur George; 14 November 1948) is an artist, a master watercolour artist of landscapes.
King Charles III's interest began during the 1970s and 1980s when he was inspired by Robert Waddell, who had been his art master at Gordonstoun in Scotland.
In time, King Charles met leading artists such as Edward Seago, with whom he discussed watercolour technique, and received further tuition from John Ward, Bryan Organ and Derek Hill.


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Janis Rozentāls | Art Nouveau painter

Janis Rozentāls (1866-1916) was a famous Latvian painter.
Rozentāls was born in Bebri Farmstead, Saldus parish, Courland Governorate in the Russian Empire.
He was the son of a blacksmith. He received the basic education at H.Krause's Elementary School in Saldus and Kuldīga District School.
At the age of fifteen he left for Riga aiming to achieve his dream of becoming an artist, later attending Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts.


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Johann Baptist Reiter | Genre painter

Johann Baptist Reiter (28 May 1813, Linz - 10 January 1890, Vienna) was an Austrian portrait and genre painter of the Biedermeier period.
His father was a master carpenter. He spent three years as an apprentice at his father's company, painting furniture, signs and crosses.
Encouraged by the lithographer and art dealer, Josef Hafner, he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
His teachers there included Leopold Kupelwieser and Thomas Ender.


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Frants Henningsen | Genre painter

Frants Peter Diderik Henningsen (22 June 1850, Copenhagen - 20 March 1908, Copenhagen) was a Danish painter, illustrator and professor.
His paintings depict unfortunate occurrences in the lives of middle-class people living in Copenhagen during difficult times.
His connections with Denmark's more traditional, realist school encouraged criticism from many of his more reactionary contemporaries, especially Karl Madsen who objected to his appointment as a professor at the Academy in 1887.


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Martin Drolling | Genre painter

Martin Drolling (Oberhergheim, September 19, 1752 - Paris, April 16, 1817, aka Drolling the Elder) was a French painter.
He was father to Michel Martin Drolling, and to Louise-Adéone Drölling, one of the few successful female painters of the time.
Martin Drolling, a native of Oberhergheim, near Colmar, was born in 1752.
He received his first lessons in art from an obscure painter of Schlestadt, but afterwards went to Paris and entered the École des Beaux-Arts.


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Ellen Montalba | Dreams

Ellen Emeline Montalba (1842-1912) was a British artist. She was born in Bath, England, one of four daughters of the Swedish-born artist Anthony Rubens Montalba and Emeline.
She and her three sisters all attained high repute as artists.
The 1871 British census shows Anthony Montalba living at 19 Arundel Gardens, Notting Hill, in London, with four daughters, all artists.
The Montalba sisters were regular contributors to the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition during the 1870s.


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Cecilia Beaux | Impressionist painter

Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) è stata una pittrice Statunitense.
Ritrattista, fu un'esponente autorevole dell'impressionismo Americano.
Iniziò la sua attività artistica dipingendo su porcellana e producendo litografie e disegni.
Fu allieva di Catharine Ann Drinker nel 1871, e dell'olandese Francis Adolf van der Wielen dal 1872-1873; si iscrisse alla Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts di Filadelfia dal 1877-1878 per studiare ancora con Camille Piton nel 1879 e con William Sartain dal 1881-1883.