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Stanisław Żukowski | Interiors of Russian estate houses


Żukowski (Zhukouski), Stanisław (1873, Yendruhoucy village in Hrodna guberniya - 1944, Pruszków near Warszaw, Poland) - Painter of landscapes🎨, interiors, still life.
He was born into the family of aristocrat deprived of possessions and the rights of the nobility for participating in the 1863 uprising.
In 1892 S. Żukowski, against his father’s will, went to Moscow to study painting.
He graduated from Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture where he was supervised by Isaac Levitan🎨.

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Jacques Alfred van Muyden (1818-1898) | Genre painter


Jacques Alfred van Muyden was a Swiss🎨 history, portrait and genre painter🎨, engraver, and a co-founder of the "Gesellschaft Schweizerischer Maler und Bildhauer".

Biography

His mother was Swiss, but his father was a Dutchman from Utrecht. His family wanted him to study law, but he chose painting instead.

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Francesco Longo Mancini (1880-1948)


Francesco Longo Mancini was an Italian painter🎨 of the early 20th century🎨 who was known for his paintings of figures.
He was born in Catania where he lived part of his life.
Francesco Longo Mancini studied at the Regio Istituto Tecnico in Catania.
After that, he moved to Rome, and studied at the Scuola Libera del Nudo under the guidance of Francesco Jacovacci and Filippo Prosperi.

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Marco De Gregorio (1829-1876) | School of Resina


Marco De Gregorio was an Italian painter🎨, who would form part of the School of Resina, painting works that spanned the spectrum from historical to genre🎨 topics.
He was born in Resina (present day Ercolano) near Naples.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples after 1850, where he was influenced by Gonsalvo Carelli and Giacinto Gigante.
An ardent patriot, in 1860 he joined Garibaldi and even participated in the Battle of Volturnus.

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Ford Madox Brown (British, 1821-1893)


British painter🎨 Ford Madox Brown was born at Calais and trained at Antwerp, in Paris and at Rome, where he came into contact with the Nazarenes.
Settling in England in 1846, he became a friend of the Pre-Raphaelites and, with his taste for literary subjects and meticulous handling, an influence on their work, though he was never a member of the Brotherhood.
Rossetti studied briefly with him in 1848 and Brown's Chaucer at the Court of Edward III (Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1851) contains portraits of several of the Brotherhood.

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Federico Rossano (1835-1912) | School of Resina


Federico Rossano was an Italian painter🎨 in a Realist style.
Rossano was born in Naples, and studied painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Naples, at the objection of his father, a former soldier in the army of Murat, and who wished his son to study architecture.
He was influenced by the School of Posillipo, and the style Filippo Palizzi🎨, but developed his own subject matter.

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Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) | Still Lifes


Maurice de Vlaminck, French painter🎨 who was one of the creators of the painting style known as Fauvism.
Vlaminck was noted for his brash temperament and broad interests; he was at various times a musician, actor, racing cyclist and novelist.
He was also a self-taught artist who proudly shunned academic training, aside from drawing lessons.
In 1900 Vlaminck met the painter André Derain 🎨 during a train accident, and the two shared a studio from 1900-1901.