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Anatoly Metlan, 1964 | Impressionist painter


Ukrainian painter Anatoly Metlan was born in Yalta, near the Black Sea. As he got older, Metlan developed a passion for the works of impressionist.
After High School he attended the Krivoi Rog University, South of Ukraine. While at the University, Metlan exhibited his works and little by little made a name for himself.

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Shafira Yablonski, 1938 | Impressionist painter


Ukrainian painter Shafira Yablonski was born in the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk.
When Shafira was 3 years old the world war II began and her family was evacuated to Kazakhstan.
When the war was over and the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk was liberated, they returned home to Ukraine.
There Shafira spent her childhood and adolescence and finished high school.
All her childhood she was fond of drawing. When Shafira was 15, she joined the art studio at the House of Culture and began learning to paint.

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Zhaoming Wu 吴兆铭, 1955


Zhaoming Wu 吴兆铭 is a Chinese-born painter. Wu grew up in Guangzhou City, China and he received his BFA from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and his MFA from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California.
Wu is known best for his figurative paintings. Inspired heavily by 19th century French painting🎨, Wu describes his work as "representational, but not traditional classical".
This can be seen, as Wu uses modern elements of graphic design in his work.

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Mariano Fortuny y Marsal | Fantasy on Faust, 1866


In this work, Mariano Fortuny y Marsal🎨 (1838-1874) establishes an eloquent link between painting and music and a clear exposition of what his friend, the Baron Davillier, called his very lively and very pure taste in music.
Fortuny depicts one of the musical evenings that he attended in Madrid during the summer of 1866 at his friend and former classmate, Catalan painter Francisco Sans y Cabot’s studio at no. 13, calle Flor Baja in Madrid.

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Shen Hanwu 沈漢武, 1950 | Genre painter


Shen Hanwu was born in Wuhan, Hubei province.
In the 1980s, he became famous as a book illustrator. In 1986, Shen entered Wuhan Art Academy and became a professional artist.
Throughout the 1990s his oil paintings were frequently exhibited in national fine art exhibitions and in 1995, Shen became a member of the Chinese National Artists Association.

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Paolo Troubetzkoy (1866-1938) | Impressionist sculptor


Prince Paolo Petrovich Troubetzkoy / Павел Петрович Трубецкой was an artist and a sculptor who was described by George Bernard Shaw as "the most astonishing sculptor of modern times".
By birth, he was a member of the ancient House of Trubetskoy.
He was the son of Russian diplomat, Prince Peter Petrovich Troubetzkoy and his second wife, lyric singer Ada Winans (1831-1917).

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Endre Penovác, 1956 | Watercolor painter


Serbian painter Endre Penovác was born in Tornjoš. He finished Academy of fine arts in Novi Sad. He works as an independent artist.
He started to display in 1981, and since that time, he make group or independent exhibits in country and abroad, Croatia, Germany, France, Hungary, Bosnia. Endre Penovác lives in Bačka Topola.
He lives in Bačka Topola.

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Renoir | Figures on the Beach, 1890


Figures on the Beach
Artist: Auguste Renoir (French, Limoges 1841–1919 Cagnes-sur-Mer)
Date: 1890
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 3/4 x 25 1/4 in. (52.7 x 64.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:  1975.1.198
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 961