November 17, 1558~ Elizabeth I ascends the throne of England

“Hampden Portrait” of Elizabeth I
by Steven van der Meulen (or Steven van Herwijck)

c.1563 / Oil on canvas, transferred from panel / 77 1/4”x55 1/4” / Private collection

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Gloriana!—the Many Faces of Elizabeth I~
http://fiveminutehistory.com/gloriana-the-many-faces-of-elizabeth-i/

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November 17~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/17~

November 16, 1532~ Inca ruler Atahualpa captured by Spanish conquistadors

Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings
by Unknown Peruvian artist

c.18th century / Oil on canvas / 23 5/8”x21 3/4” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC
Portrait series based on a 1615 Spanish engraving from a history of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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November 16~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/16~

November 14, 2019~ “Through My Travels I Found Myself” opens tomorrow at Finnish art museum

Self-portrait, Black Background by Helene Schjerfbeck

1915 / Oil on canvas / 18”x14” / Finnish National Gallery: Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

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November 14~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/14~

November 13, 1940~ Walt Disney’s film Fantasia premieres in New York City

Fantasia Program Cover by Gyo Fujikawa

1940 / 26 pp+cvr / 12 3/4”x9 5/8” / Various collections incl. Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Movie originally released in 13 U.S. cities as road show w/assigned seating, programs, & ushers

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November 13~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/13~

November 11, 1918~ Germany signs Armistice with the Allies, ending WWI

The Armistice by Eugene Savage

1926 / Watercolor on Artist’s Paper / 29”x52” / Preparatory Work for Elks National Memorial Mural, Chicago, IL

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November 11~ Artists at their Easels

Marie Anna Zacharias~ born November 11, 1828

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/11~

November 10, 2005~ Harlem Renaissance painter Ernest Crichlow dies

Woman in a Blue Coat by Ernest Crichlow

c.1948 / Oil on canvas / 20”x16” / Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Charlotte, NC

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November 10~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/10~