The great unhappy painter: Henri de Toulouse-Lautre

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is a French painter, born November 24, 1864 and died September 9, 1901. Son of a couple of cousins, he was the victim – at the age of 10 – of a genetic disease ( pycnodysostosis). After 4 years, with fragile bones, he suffered a severe fall which caused stunting in his … Lire la suite The great unhappy painter: Henri de Toulouse-Lautre

The famous Canadian painter: Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius David Krieghoff (June 19, 1815 – March 5, 1872) is the most famous 19th century Canadian landscape painter (of Dutch origin). He was born on June 19, 1815 in Amsterdam, he traveled a lot through Western Europe and North America, before settling in Montreal in 1846. He was interested in the landscapes of Quebec … Lire la suite The famous Canadian painter: Cornelius Krieghoff

The greatest painter of wars and horses: Franz Roubaud

Franz Roubaud is a Russian painter, born June 15, 1856 and died March 13, 1928. Franz Roubaud took painting lessons in Germany where he studied at the Munich Academy, with famous painters (especially Joseph von Brandt, specialist of military painting) .He worked at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. He won a … Lire la suite The greatest painter of wars and horses: Franz Roubaud

The great painter of women: Philip Alexius de László

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists Philip Alexius de László Philip Alexius de László, is a British painter of Hungarian origin born April 30, 1869 and died in London on November 22, 1937.He deserves to be nicknamed « The European Artist », because he was born to a modest Jewish father in Pest (Hungary), he studied art … Lire la suite The great painter of women: Philip Alexius de László

The great sculptor of faces: Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

ART and DESIGN Great sculptor artists Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux is a French sculptor, painter and designer, born May 11, 1827 in Valenciennes (a small town in the north of France near the borders with Belgium) and died October 12, 1875 in Courbevoie (Small town in the northern suburbs -west of Paris), at the age … Lire la suite The great sculptor of faces: Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

Story of an interesting woman painter: Suzanne Valadon

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists SUZANNE VALADON Suzanne Valadon, is a French painter, born September 23, 1865 in Bessines-sur-Gartempe (in France) and died April 7, 1938 in Paris. She is the mother of the painter Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955).In her youth, she lived with her mother (injured acrobat). She worked as a porter for ironed … Lire la suite Story of an interesting woman painter: Suzanne Valadon

Know this great sculptor woman: CAMILLE CLAUDEL

ART and DESIGN Great sculptor artists CAMILLE CLAUDEL Camille Claudel was born on December 8, 1864 in Fère-en-Tardenois (Aisne – France). She was the oldest of three children.His mother -Madame Claudel- was busy from morning to evening with household chores. « She never had a moment to think of herself, nor of others – describes Paul, … Lire la suite Know this great sculptor woman: CAMILLE CLAUDEL

A little-known pre-impressionist: WILLIAM TURNER

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists WILLIAM TURNER Joseph Mallord William Turner, .. (Birth: April 23, 1775 – London; Death: December 19, 1851- London), .. is a British painter, watercolorist and printmaker. Initially of the English romantic vein, his work is marked by a daring innovative research which makes him consider, with his contemporary John … Lire la suite A little-known pre-impressionist: WILLIAM TURNER

Great painter not well known: Léon Delachaux

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists Léon Delachaux Léon Delachaux is a painter born in 1850 in the Doubs (French department on the borders with Switzerland). He had 3 nationalities: Swiss, American then French.He began as an engraver on precious metals, then jewelry (in the United States), before starting painting training.He returned to France in … Lire la suite Great painter not well known: Léon Delachaux