September 10, 1860~ Expressionist painter Marianne von Werefkin is born

Police post in Vilnius by Marianne von Werefkin

1914 / Tempera on cardboard / 38 3/5”x32 1/4” / Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Ascona, Switzerland

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Previous September 10 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 10

Henry Purcell: Born September 10, 1659

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/10~

September 8, 1504~ Michelangelo’s David is Unveiled in Florence

Michelangelo’s David~

Michelangelo’s Iconic ‘David’ Statue~

The Life of Michelangelo~

<<<  Raphael’s Study of Michelangelo’s David, c.1505-1508
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Previous September 8 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 8

Ruby Bridges: Born September 8, 1954

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/8~

September 3, 1783~ Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Revolutionary War

American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain
by  Benjamin West

1783 / Oil on canvas / 28 1/2”x36 1/4” / Winterthur Museum, Delaware

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Previous September 3 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/3~

August 31, 1919~ John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago

Strike Breakers (Company Violence) by Morris Topchevsky

1937 / Oil on canvas / 35 5/8”x29 9/16” / Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

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“Picturing a Communist Revolution in the US”~

Previous August 31 posts:

Self Portraits~August 31

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/31~

August 30, 1907~ Artist, designer, & author Leonor Fini is born in Buenos Aires

Opération I  by Leonor Fini

1939 / Oil on canvas / 36 1/4”x25 1/2” / Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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Previous August 30 posts:

Self Portraits~August 30

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/30~

August 27, 1776~ The Battle of Long Island begins

George Washington by Charles Willson Peale

1776 / Oil on canvas / 44”x38 5/16” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC

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The Battle of Long Island~

Previous August 27 posts:

Self Portraits~August 27

Man Ray: Born August 27, 1890

Lev Sergeyevich Termen playing the Theremin

Paul Reubens: Born August 27, 1952

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/27~