This Day In History
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

«French painter»

Hippolyte Delaroche

Hippolyte Delaroche
(July 17, 1797 - November 4, 1856)
Hippolyte Delaroche commonly known as Paul Delaroche, was a French painter born in Paris. Delaroche was born into a wealthy family and was trained by Antoine-Jean, Baron Gros, who then painted life-size histories and had many students.
French painter, painter

Paul Serusier

Paul Serusier
(November 9, 1864 - October 7, 1927)
Paul Sérusier was a French painter who was a pioneer of abstract art and an inspiration for the avant-garde Nabi movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism.
French painter, painter, Nabi

Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro
(July 10, 1830 - November 13, 1903)
Camille Pissarro was a French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas (now in the US Virgin Islands, but then in the Danish West Indies).
French painter, painter, Impressionist

Frederic Bazille

Frederic Bazille
(December 6, 1841 - November 28, 1870)
Jean Frédéric Bazille was a French Impressionist painter. Many of Bazille's major works are examples of figure painting in which Bazille placed the subject figure within a landscape painted en plein air.
French painter, painter, Impressionist

Hyacinthe Rigaud

Hyacinthe Rigaud
(July 18, 1659 - December 29, 1743)
Hyacinthe Rigaud was a French baroque painter of Catalan origin whose career was based in Paris.
French painter, painter

Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet
(June 10, 1819 - December 31, 1877)
Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet was a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting. The Realist movement bridged the Romantic movement (characterized by the paintings of Théodore Géricault and Eugène Delacroix), with the Barbizon School and the Impressionists. Courbet occupies an important place in 19th century French painting as an innovator and as an artist willing to make bold social commentary in his work.
French painter, painter

Horace Vernet

Horace Vernet
(June 30, 1789 - January 17, 1863)
Émile Jean-Horace Vernet was a French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects.
French painter, painter

Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet
(January 23, 1832 - April 30, 1883)
Édouard Manet was a French painter. One of the first 19th-century artists to approach modern-life subjects, he was a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.
French painter, painter, Manet

Pierre-Paul Prudhon

Pierre-Paul Prudhon
(April 4, 1758 - February 16, 1823)
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon was a French Romantic painter and draughtsman best known for his allegorical paintings and portraits.
French painter, painter

Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat
(December 2, 1859 - March 29, 1891)
Georges Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising a technique of painting known as pointillism. His large-scale work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884–1886), Seurat's most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting.
French painter, painter

Jules Dupre

Jules Dupre
(April 5, 1811 - October 6, 1889)
Jules Dupré, French painter, was one of the chief members of the Barbizon school of landscape painters. If Corot stands for the lyric and Rousseau for the epic aspect of the poetry of nature, Dupré is the exponent of her tragic and dramatic aspects.
French painter, painter

Jean-Baptiste Isabey

Jean-Baptiste Isabey
(April 11, 1767 - April 18, 1855)
Jean-Baptiste Isabey was a French painter born at Nancy. At nineteen, after some lessons from Dumont, miniature painter to Marie Antoinette, he became a pupil of Jacques-Louis David. Employed at Versailles on portraits of the dukes of Angoulême and Berry, he was given a commission by the queen, which opens the long list of those he received from successive French rulers until his death in 1855.
French painter, painter

Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin
(June 7, 1848 - May 8, 1903)
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin was a leading French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death. Gauguin was later recognized for his experimental use of colors and synthetist style that was distinguishably different from Impressionism. His work was influential to the French avant-garde and many modern artists, such as Pablo Picasso, and Henri Matisse. Gauguin’s art became popular after his death and many of his paintings were in the possession of Russian collector, Sergei Shchukin.
Paul Gauguin, French painter, painter

Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau
(May 21, 1844 - September 2, 1910)
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was a French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), a humorous description of his occupation as a toll collector. Ridiculed during his life, he came to be recognized as a self-taught genius whose works are of high artistic quality.
French painter, painter
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