Biography

A biography of people who made an impact on the world.

The foremost portraitist of his generation, John Singer Sargent, was well known for his depictions of members of high society in Paris, London, and New…
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The most significant Florentine painter of the early 16th century was Del Sarto. His style is admired for the natural poise and grace of his figures, as…
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Anthony Van Dyck, one of the most significant artists of the 17th century, transformed portraiture in Britain by eschewing stiff and formal conventions…
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His visual account of each location he went to, such as the early seascapes of the East Coast and the vibrant tropical watercolors of the Bahamas…
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The Italian painter Canaletto was a talented and prolific artist, best known for his vivid topographies of Venice, Rome, and London.
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He is regarded as one of the top figures in the contemporary canon of outstanding artists and a true visionary talent who lived far beyond his time.
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The first female Renaissance artist to achieve widespread acclaim during her lifetime was Sofonisba Anguissola.
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