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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.

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Vincenzo Cabianca (1827-1902) Macchiaioli painter



Vincenzo Cabianca was an Italian painter of the Macchiaioli group🎨.
He was born in Verona in modest circumstances. He began his artistic training at the Verona Academy under Giovanni Caliari, and then studied at the Venice Academy from 1845-1847.
An admirer of Giuseppe Mazzini, he became associated with the Young Italy movement and was taken prisoner while participating in the defense of Bologna in 1848.
After his release he lived in Venice from 1849-1853.

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Emile Auguste Hublin (1830-1891) | Genre painter



Emile Auguste Hublin was born and raised in Angers, the historic capital of the northwestern French province of Anjou.
In the late 1840s or early 1850s, he moved to Paris, where he trained with François Edouard Picot, a student of Jacques-Louis David🎨.
Hublin depicted his rural subjects in regional attire often revealing signs of wear.
He thus demonstrated his accord with the Realism of Courbet🎨 and Millet🎨.

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Jean-Francois Millet | Rest after work, 1866



Jean-François Millet (1814-1875) was a French artist🎨 and one of the founders of the Barbizon school🎨 in rural France.
Millet is noted for his paintings of peasant farmers and can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement.
Toward the end of his career he became increasingly interested in painting pure landscapes.
He is known best for his oil paintings but is also noted for his pastels, conte crayon drawings, and etchings.

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Aloysius O'Kelly | Breton girls on a beach



Aloysius O'Kelly (1853-1936) was an Irish painter.

Early life

Aloysius was the youngest of four boys and one girl to the Kelly family of Dublin. His grandparents on his father's side were natives of County Roscommon and his father ran a blacksmith's shop and dray making business in Peterson's Lane. It was his mother who directed him towards a career in the arts.

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Jules-Élie Delaunay (1828-1891) Academic painter



Jules-Élie Delaunay was a French🎨 academic painter.
He was born at Nantes in the Loire-Atlantique département of France. Delaunay studied under Flandrin, and at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris under Lamothe.
He worked in the classicist manner of Ingres🎨 until, after winning🎨 the Prix de Rome, he went to Italy; in 1856, and abandoned the ideal of Raphaelesque perfection for the sincerity and severity of the quattrocentists.

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William W. Churchill (1858-1926)



William Worcester Churchill was born in Jamaica Plains, Massachusetts, in 1858 and died in Washington, DC in 1926. He was a painter of figure studies, portraits and landscapes in oil and pastel, and entered the Boston Museum School in 1877.
He then trained in Paris in the late 1870s with the French Salon artist Léon Bonnat🎨 for two years.
While still in Paris, Churchill also took lessons from his fellow-Bostonian Tarbell🎨, who was himself in France studying at the Académie Julian.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence | Julia, Lady Peel, 1827 | Frick Collection



Julia Floyd (1795-1859) was married in 1820 to the British statesman Sir Robert Peel, who twice served as Prime Minister and was an avid patron of Lawrence.
The Frick portrait apparently was inspired by Rubens’ painting of Susanna Fourment🎨 known as the "Chapeau de paille", which Peel had acquired in 1823.

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Maurice Cullen (1866-1934) | The pioneer of the Canadian Impressionism



Maurice Galbraith Cullen was a pioneer of impressionism in Canadian art🎨 and is particularly noted for his winter landscapes.
Cullen moved to Montréal with his family in 1870. There he began his art training as a sculptor at the Conseil des arts et manufactures and with sculptor Louis-Philippe Hébert. Like other artists of his generation, he went to Paris for additional training.

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Edmond Marie Petitjean (1844-1925)



Edmond Marie Petitjean was a self-taught French painter🎨, known for landscapes and seascapes.
His father was a lawyer and wanted him to follow suit; forcing him to study law despite his artistic talent and sending him to Paris, where he was apprenticed to a notary.
While there, he visited the museums and became determined to be an artist.
His parents cut off his financial support, but he was able to find employment managing a small factory in Nancy.

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Gustave Madelain (1867-1944) | Post-Impressionist painter



French artist🎨 Gustave Madelain was born at Charly (Aisne) and quickly developed his own interpretation of French post Impressionism.
His specialized in painting landscapes of all types and these he usually did in oil paint.
He regularly showed his work in Paris and regularly submitted his work to the "Salon of Independents" from 1907.

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Alexei Harlamoff | The Arrangement, 1880 | Christie's



"The Arrangement" was painted in the mid-1880s, during the best period of Harlamoff's🎨 life, when he was popular and admired.
'Straightforward of subject, superlative of execution, and true to beauty...All is simple, there is no mendacious elegance' - these are the words of Emile Zola describing another of Harlamoff's works and which can also be applied with perfection to "The Arrangement".

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Guillaume Seignac | No cherries for you!



French🎨 academic painter Guillaume Seignac🎨 was born in Rennes in 1870, and died in Paris in 1924. He started training at the Académie Julian in Paris, where he spent 1889 through 1895.
He had many teachers there, including Gabriel Ferrier, William-Adolphe Bouguereau🎨 and Tony Robert-Fleury.

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Arthur Hughes | April Love, 1856 | Tate Gallery



"April Love" is a painting by the British🎨 Pre-Raphaelite painter Arthur Hughes (1832-1915)🎨 which was created between 1855-1856.
It was first exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1856.
Originally acquired by William Morris, the painting was purchased by the Tate Gallery, London (now Tate Britain) in 1909 and has remained in the Tate collection to the present day.

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Vincent van Gogh | Seascape near Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Me, 1888



We can tell that Van Gogh painted this view of the sea from the beach, as grains of sand have been found in the paint layers. It was done at the fishing village of Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, during a trip he took from Arles in the south of France.
In addition to the blue and white that he brushed onto the canvas with bold strokes, he used green and yellow for the waves.
He applied these colours with a palette knife, neatly capturing the effect of the light through the waves.
Van Gogh was enthusiastic about the colours of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Claude Monet | Summer, 1874



In April and May of 1874, for the first time Monet and his artist friends exhibited their own works rejected by the official "Salon" in rooms belonging to the photographer Nadar🎨 on the boulevard des Capucines.
A newspaper critic, referring to Monet’s Impression - Sunrise of 1872 mockingly coined the term "Impressionists".

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Arthur Hughes | Fair Rosamund, 1854



Legend has it that in 1176 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Henry II of England, poisoned ‘Fair’ Rosamund Clifford, the king’s beautiful mistress and true love.
Henry had created a secret garden for Rosamund at Woodstock, a Royal estate in Oxfordshire, accessible only via a maze.
Arthur Hughes🎨 (British Pre-Raphaelite painter, 1832-1915) has painted the moment when Eleanor, seen lurking in the background, discovers the entrance to the garden, gaining the opportunity to commit murder.