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    • Alexander Pushkin
    • Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian Romantic author who is considered to ...
    • Charles Dickens
    • Charles Dickens (1812-1870), English Victorian era author wrote numerous highly acclaimed novels including his most autobiographical David Copperfield (1848-1850). “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of m...
    • LEONARDO DA VINCI
    • NCI Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Inventor, Lutanist, Scientist Italy, Renaissance Born 15 April 1452 - died 1519 ARTWORKS Self Portrait 1512 Red chalk 13.11 x 8.39 inches / 33.3 x 21.3 cm National Galler...
    • Charles Théodore Frère
    • Orientalism born 1814 - died 1888 Charles-Théodore Frère, referred to familiarly as Théodore, was born in Paris on June 24, 1814.  He was the older brother of Pierre-Édouard Frère, an e...
    • Jacques-Louis
    • David , France, Neoclassicism born 30 April 1748 - died 29 December 1825 DAVID, JACQUES LOUIS (1748-1825), French painter, was born in Paris on the 30th of April 1748. His father was killed in a duel, whe...
    • Nicolai Fechin
    • Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Ceramicist, Woodcarver United States Born 1881 - died 1955 Nicolai Fechin was born in thevillage of Kazan, Russia, the son of Ivan Alexandrovitch Fechin, an accomplished woodcar...
    • Jan van Goyen
    • Dutch landscape painter (January 13, 1596 - April 27, 1656) Jan Josephsz van Goyen was born at Leiden on 13 January 1596. From 1606 he studied painting with a series of lesser-known Leiden artists, and with Willem...
    • El Greco
    • Grece, Mannerism born 1541 - died 7 April 1614  Also known as: Domenikos Theotokopoulos. GRECO, EL,is the name commonly given to Domenikos Theotokopoulos (d. 1614), Cretan painter, architect and ...
    • Edouard Leon Cortès
    • France, Naturalism (Born 1882 - died 1969) Cortès was born inLagny, France onApril 26, 1882. During his early lifetime,Paris was the center of the art world. Artist from across the globe traveled there t...
    • Thomas Cole
    • Often considered the father of American landscape painting as well as the founder of the Hudson River School, Thomas Cole immigrated to America from Lancashire...
    • Canaletto
    • (Giovanni Antonio Canal) Italy, Rococo born 1697 - died 1768 Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (1697-1768). Venetian painter, the most famous view-painter of the 18th century. He began work painting th...
    • Vittore
    • Carpaccio Italy, Renaissance Born 1450 - died 1525 CARPACCIO, VITTORIO, or VITTORE (c.1465—c.1522), Italian painter, was born in Venice, of an old Venetian family. The facts of his life are obscure, but his...
    • Caravaggio
    • Painter Italy,Baroue Born 1571- Died 1610 Also known as : Caravage, Michelangelo Merisi, Michael Angelo da Caravaggio, Michelangelo Amerighi da Caravaggio, Michel'Angelo da Caravaggio, Michelangelo Morig...
    • Albert
    • Hudson River School ( born 1830 - died 1902) Recognized as the foremost painter of the American frontier during the nineteenth-century, Albert Bierstadt was born in Solingen...
    • Giovanni Bellini
    • Italy, Early Renaissance born 1430 - died 1516 GIOVANNI BELLINI (1430-1516) is generally assumed to have been the second son of Jacopo by his wife Anna; though the fact that she does net mention him in h...
    • Timothy Tyler
    • There are as many types of artistic expressions as there are human personalities. Since Tim was fourteen years old, he has striven to create paintings that capture a moment ...
    • Dante Alighieri
    • (May/June 1265 – September 13/14, 1321) Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Italian poet, author of The Divine Comedy. A Florentine patrician, he fought on the side of the Guelphs but later supported the imperial party. In...
    • William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)
    • William Sidney Porter, this master of short stories is much better known under his pen name "O. Henry." He was born September 11, 1862 in North Carolina, where ...
    • Salvador
    • dor Dali Spain, Surrealism born 1904 - died 1989 Every morning when I wake up I experience an exquisite joy—the joy of being Salvador Dalي—and I ask myself in rapture, ‘What wonderful things this Salvador...
    • Jean-Leon Gerome
    • + Painter, Sculptor France, Orientalism born 11 May 1824 - died 1904 French painter, was born on the 11th of May 1824 at Vesoul (Haute-SaOne). He went toParis in 1841 and worked under Paul Delaroche , who...
    • Sir Lawrence
    • Lawrence Alma-Tadema was one of the most renowned painters of late nineteenth century Britain. Universally admired for his superb draftsmanship and 'real to life' depictions of Classical antiquity he ...
    • Ivan Constantinovich
    • Russia, Academic Classicism born 1817 - died 1900 At the turn of the 19th century, the Armenian merchant Konstantin (Gevork) Aivazovsky moved to Theodosia from Poland. The Armenian church of the ...
    • Elizabeth Spencer
    • Elizabeth Spencer's experiences as a Southerner, a world traveler, and a college-trained educator are expressed throughout her many works ...
    • Léon Joseph Florentin
    • France, Academic Classicism born 20 June 1833 - died 1922 BONNAT, LEON JOSEPH FLORENTIN (1833-1922) , French painter, was born atBayonne onthe 20th of June 1833. He was educated inSpain, under M...
    • William Faulkner
    • er (September 25, 1897 - July 6, 1962) William Falkner wrote works of psychological drama and emotional depth, typically with long serpentine prose and high, meticulously-chosen diction. Like most prolific authors, he s...
    • Anthony Hope
    • Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (better known as Anthony Hope )was a British novelist, best remembered today for his short novelThe Prisoner of Zenda (1894), sometimes deemed the first advent...
    • Walther Hermann Nernst
    • le ( May 22 , 1859 - July 7 , 1930 ) Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle best known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the British author most famously known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are ...
    • Nicholas Rowe (dramatist)
    • t) ( June 20, 1674 - December 6 , 1718 ) Nicholas Rowe , English dramatist and miscellaneous writer, son of John Rowe (d. 1692), barrister and serjeant-at-law, was baptized at Little Barford in Bedfordshi...
    • Jose Valente Angel
    • gel bornApril 25 1929 diedJuly 18 2000  The Spanish poet José Angel Valente, who has died aged 71, wrote at two removes from the harsh realities of his homeland; firstly, by living in exile during the Franco era,...
    • Stéphane Mallarmé
    • rmé (18 mars 1842-9 septembre1898) Stéphane Mallarmé was a French poet and writer . Mallarmé was a major French symbolist poet and rightly famed for hissalons, occasional gatherings of intellectuals a...
    • Edna St. Vincet Millay
    • illay   (February22, 1892-October19, 1950)   Millay, Edna St. Vincent, American poet, One of the most popular poets of her era, Millay was admired as much for the bohemian freedom of her youthful li...
    • W. H. Auden
    • en February21, 1907-September29, 1973)) Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh Auden),1907–73, Anglo-American poet, b.York, England, educated at Oxford. A versatile, vigorous, and technically skilled poet, Auden ranks among the m...
    • Victor Hugo
    • Hugo ( February26,1802-May22,1885) Novelist, poet, and dramatist, the most important of French Romantic writers. In his preface to his historical play CROMWELL (1827) Hugo wrote that romanticism is the liberalism of...