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POLLAIOLO’S BROTHERS WOMEN – Antonio and Piero del Pollaiolo: Portraits of Ladies

ANTONIO E PIERO DEL POLLAIOLO 1/3 – Renaissance artists were very versatile. Their premises in workshops, where – a single space, drew and painted, with little light and air full of smells. In shops like those, he realizes important works, also with the help of his brother Piero. The brothers Pollaiuolo, were active in Florence in the mid fifteenth century. ...

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THEY WERE ACTIVE IN FLORENCE – The wonderful artistic fly of the Pollaiolo brothers

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FLORENCE’S IMAGES

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TO THE BREWERY ANDLER KELLER – Gustave Courbet and the rue Hautefeuille friends

Gustave Courbet, who in 1848 had set up his workshop in rue Hautefeuille, had become one of the first factories of Parisian beer from Teutonic taste, in a real dependence: a forum for spreading the word realism. Located in the same street as his studio, the place was warm and Mrs. Andler – owner of the brewery – was particularly ...

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DO WHAT YOU SEE, WHAT YOU FEEL, THAT YOU WANT – Gustave Courbet and French realism

GUSTAVE COURBET 1/3 – In Paris, he met artists and intellectuals, including champfleury and Max Buchon, Charles Baudelaire and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (with whom he used to meet at the Brasserie Andler). The beginning of his career was not encouraging (only three of the twenty-five works he presented, they passed the scrutiny of the jury). He remained a revolutionary art, the ...

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GUSTAVE COURBET (1819/1877), FRENCH PAINTER – May be no schools, but only painters

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PARISIAN ATMOSPHERES OF MID NINETEENTH CENTURY

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DAVID HOCKNEY, ENGLISH PAINTER – One of the most influential British artists of the 20th century

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EMIL JAKOB SCHINDLER (1842/1892), AUSTRIAN PAINTER – Landscape painter

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GUIDO CAGNACCI (1601/1663), ITALIAN PAINTER – Painter of the Baroque period, by use of chiaroscuro and sensual subjects

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