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Jean-Baptiste Isabey: The French Painter of Portrait Miniatures

April 11, 2018

Jean-Baptiste Isabey: The French Painter of Portrait Miniatures

The French painter, Jean-Baptiste Isabey, is celebrated as the most prominent French miniaturist of the early nineteenth century.Born in Nancy on April 11, 1767, Isabey was highly acclaimed for his portrait “Napoleon at Malmaison”, which is considered one of best likenesses of the emperor.

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Ben Nicholson: The Pioneer of British Abstract Art

April 10, 2018

Ben Nicholson: The Pioneer of British Abstract Art

The English artist, Benjamin Lauder Nicholson, is acclaimed as the pioneer of abstract art in England, whose austere geometric paintings and reliefs were among the most influential abstract works in British art.Best-known for his Cubist-influenced works, Nicholson was born on April 10, 1894, in Denham, Buckinghamshire, England to the painters...

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Gerrit Dou: The Founder of the Dutch School of Fijnschilderij

April 08, 2018

Gerrit Dou: The Founder of the Dutch School of Fijnschilderij

The Dutch Golden Age painter, Gerrit Dou, also called Gerard Dou, is revered as one of the most famous of all Dutch painters until the beginning of the 19th century.Considered the founder of the Dutch school of Fijnschilderij, or fine painting, Gerrit Dou was born in Leiden on April 7,...

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