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THE FINEST PAINTING – Lucas Cranach the Elder, between Venus and Lutero

LUCAS CRANACH THE ELDER 1/4 – He was a German Renaissance painter, and is known for his portraits. He also painted religious subjects, in the Catholic tradition and Lutheran concerns in art. His work at this time, lyrical and spirited with landscape setting, was influenced by that of Albrecht Dürer. He continued throughout his career to paint nude subjects drawn …

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FRANZ MARC (1880/1916), GERMAN PAINTER – Extremely short career, discovering a strong affinity for the work of van Gogh

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BRIGHT PRIMARY COLOR – Franz Marc and the use of bold, bright colors

FRANZ MARC 1/4 – Not only was his work highly appreciated during his time, and extremely short career, but to this day, he is considered to be one of the most influential painters to come out of Germany, for the unique style. His father was a professional landscape painter, and in 1900 Marc began to study at the Academy of …

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FREDERICK CHILDE HASSAM (1859/1935), AMERICAN PAINTER – A pioneer impressionist painter, whose work always retained a definitely native flavor

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THE DISEASE OF HASSAM – As soon as he could, Hassam entirely devoted himself to painting

FREDERICK CHILDE HASSAM 1/4 – Of the many ways to express the visual art he knew those of oil and tempera paintings, watercolors and pastels, but he was also an engraver, designer and illustrator. His career, however, began with an illustrator and watercolor painter. He will also go to Paris to follow courses in painting and drawing of human figures, …

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GABRIELE MUNTER (1877/1962), GERMAN PAINTER – Sharing a common desire to express spiritual truths through art

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VIVID BRAND OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING – Gabriele Munter: figurative works and still life painting in which melancholy and dream merge

GABRIELE MUNTER 1/4 – She was a German expressionist painter (most well known for her landscapes), born to upper middle class parents in Berlin, and began to draw as a child. Gabriele took classes at the Woman’s Artist School, since she was not allowed to enroll in the German Academies, because she was a woman. GABRIELE MUNTER 2/4 – Living …

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JEAN BAPTISTE SIMEON CHARDIN (1699/1779), FRENCH PAINTER – The man who painted with feeling, using colors

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COLLECT FLOWERS, A PASTEL PAINTING – Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin: his infirmities have moved away from oil painting, but he continued to paint reality, with crayons

JEAN BAPTISTE SIMEON CHARDIN 1/4 – He – the painter who was born and died in the fall, the son of a cabinet maker manufacturer of billiard tables – he has always lived in Paris, without ever traveling abroad, even in Italy, as was customary at the time. The subjects of his paintings were less hardworking than those of his …

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WILLIAM KURELEK (1927/1977), CANADIAN PAINTER – Past’s Scenes, to capture on canvasses the spirit of a nation

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