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Agnes Lawrence Pelton (1881-1961) | Abstract painter

Agnes Lawrence Pelton was a modernist painter who was born in Germany and moved to the United States as a child.
She studied art in the United States and Europe. She made portraits of Pueblo Native Americans, desert landscapes and still lifes.
Pelton's work evolved through at least three distinct themes: her early "Imaginative Paintings," art of the American Southwest people and landscape, and abstract art that reflected her spiritual beliefs.

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Adam Styka | Genre / Orientalist painter

French-Polish artist Adam Styka was a painter of genre scenes, landscapes and orientalist scenes.
Adam Styka (1890-1959) was born of a family of artists in Kielce, Poland.
He started studying with his father, the painter Jan Styka, and his brother, the portraitist Tadé Styka.
In 1908, he moved to Paris and completed his formal education at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts where he studied in the Studio of Fernand Cormon until 1912.

He started exhibiting his work at the Salon des Beaux-Arts in 1911, and in Paris most prestigious galleries: Galerie Georges Petit (1906), Galerie des Champs-Elysées.

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Anthonore Christensen (1849-1926) | Flower painter

Anthonie Eleonore Christensen, generally known as Anthonore Christensen, née Tscherning was a Danish flower painter.
She exhibited from 1867 at Charlottenborg, winning the medal of the year in 1893.
As a painting teacher, her students included Queen Louise and Queen Olga of Greece.

Born in Copenhagen, Anthonie Eleonore Tscherning was the daughter of the army officer and politician Anton Frederik Tscherning (1795-1874) and the painter Eleonora Tscherning (1817-1890).

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Édouard Joseph Dantan (1848-1897)

Édouard Joseph Dantan was a French painter in the classical tradition. He was widely recognized in his day, although he was subsequently eclipsed by painters with more modern styles.


Édouard Joseph Dantan was born in Paris. His grandfather, who had fought in the Napoleonic Wars, was a wood sculptor. His father, Antoine Laurent Dantan, and uncle, Jean-Pierre Dantan, were both well-known sculptors.

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Georgia Cox, 1975

Since graduating from Falmouth College of Arts in 1998, Bath based artist Georgia Cox has achieved a reputation for her paintings of intricate flower compositions using oil and gold leaf.
Patterning, repetition, texture and the highly detailed observation of natural forms have become the hallmark of her work. As well as the natural world, inspiration comes from armour, quilting, tiles and jewellery.

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Henri-Guillaume Schlesinger (1814-1893)

Henri-Guillaume Schlesinger, originally Wilhelm Heinrich Schlesinger (6 August 1814, Frankfurt am Main - 21 February 1893, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French portrait and genre painter of German birth.
He was especially known for his lively and sensitive depictions of young women.
He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, and was originally active in that city.

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Wisława Szymborska | The railroad station / La stazione ferroviaria

My nonarrival in the city of N.
took place on the dot.

You'd been alerted
in my unmailed letter.

You were able not to be there
at the agreed-upon time.

Jeff Rowland | Right here waiting for you

The train pulled up at platform 3.
A lot of people got out.

My absence joined the throng
as it made its way toward the exit.

Several women rushed
to take my place
in all that rush.

Somebody ran up to one of them.
I didn't know him,
but she recognized him

While they kissed
with not our lips,
a suitcase disappeared,
not mine.

The railroad station in the city of N.
passed its exam
in objective existence
with flying colors.

Jeff Rowland

The whole remained in place.
Particulars scurried
along the designated tracks.

Even a rendezvous
took place as planned.

Beyond the reach
of our presence.

In the paradise lost
of probability.

Somewhere else.
Somewhere else.
How these little words ring.

Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska (1923-2012) was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature "for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality".

Jeff Rowland

Il mio arrivo nella città di N.
è avvenuto puntualmente.

Eri stato avvertito
con una lettera non spedita.
Hai fatto in tempo a non venire
all’ora prevista.

Il treno è arrivato sul terzo binario.
È scesa molta gente.

L’assenza della mia persona
si avviava verso l’uscita tra la folla.

Alcune donne mi hanno sostituito
in quella fretta.

A una è corso incontro
qualcuno che non conoscevo,
ma lei lo ha riconosciuto

Jeff Rowland

Si sono scambiati
un bacio non nostro,
intanto si è perduta
una valigia non mia.

La stazione della città di N.
ha superato bene la prova
di esistenza oggettiva.

L’insieme restava al suo posto.
I particolari si muovevano
sui binari designati.

È avvenuto perfino
l’incontro fissato.

Fuori dalla portata
della nostra presenza.
Nel paradiso perduto
della probabilità.

Come risuonano queste piccole parole

Jeff Rowland

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David Gray, 1970

Lo stile inconfondibile di David rivela un'espressione personale e contemporanea di bellezza ed ordine che rende omaggio alla tradizione classica nella sua maestria.
I collezionisti del lavoro di David spesso riferiscono che la sua pittura evoca un senso di pace, quiete o uno stato d'animo contemplativo.
I suoi lavori pluripremiati sono stati coperti da importanti pubblicazioni d'arte tra cui Southwest Art, Art of the West e American Art Collector.