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Jean-François Millet. French painter of Rural France. Born on this day in 1814

10 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

The Angelus October 04, 1814. Jean-François Millet was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement. In this image: The Angelus by Jean Francois Millet.
Woman Baking Bread
The Gleaners
The peasant subjects, which from the early 1850s were to be Millet's principal concern, made their first important appearance at the Salon of 1848 with The Winnower , later destroyed by fire. In 1849, after a period of great hardship, Millet left Paris to settle in...
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Francesco Lazzaro Guardi. Born on this day in 1712

Francesco Lazzaro Guardi. Born on this day in 1712

10 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

October 05, 1712. Francesco Lazzaro Guardi was an Italian painter of veduta*, nobleman, and a member of the Venetian School. He is considered to be among the last practitioners, along with his brothers, of the classic Venetian school of painting. In this image: Francesco Guardi, Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon, oil on canvas, 120 x 203.7cm. Estimated at £15-25 million.
View on the Grand Canal at San Geremia, Venice (1760-65)
Fire in the Oil Depot in San Marcuola (1789) Guardi 72 Drawings
*A veduta is a highly detailed, usually large-scale...
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Faith Ringgold. Activist, artist, painter, quiltmaker, writer & educator Born on this day in 1930

Faith Ringgold. Activist, artist, painter, quiltmaker, writer & educator Born on this day in 1930

10 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Faith Ringgold, American People Series, The Flag is Bleeding, 1967, oil on canvas. Collection of the artist, c. Faith Ringgold. Courtesy ACA Galleries, NY.
October 08, 1930. Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an artist, best known for her narrative quilts that communicate her beliefs and her experience as an African-American.
Born and raised in Harlem, New York-one of the neighborhoods convulsed by the race riotsof the 60's -artist, writer, and educator Faith Ringgold was in her early thirties at the time, and focusing on painting landscapes. The daughter of...
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