This 18th century Italian painter of views of Venice (and also England during a sojourn there) produced a vast number of scenes of Venice, some representing actual sites while others were imaginary.
This Irish-born British figurative painter, known for his emotionally charged imagery, was in the 1937 group exhibition “Young British Artists” but the response was so dispiriting that he destroyed his paintings.
After working since the 1870s in the Impressionist style, this French painter and printmaker’s colors began to grow somber after 1900, reflecting his shift to portraying biblical, courtroom, and World War I scenes.
Per his request, this American installation artist and assemblage sculptor was buried in the front seat of his brown 1940 Packard Coupe with a dollar, a deck of cards, a bottle of Chianti, and the ashes of his dog.
The prints and techniques of this Prague born-painter, etcher, and lithographer went through extensive changes as he traveled internationally, learning new methods wherever he went.
This painter, printmaker, and draftsman had a long, prolific, and highly successful career which extended from the late 19th century academic tradition to German Impressionism and finally Expressionism.
What artist, a famous painter and draftsman in his own time and considered the most important in Dutch history, was also the most innovative printmaker of the seventeenth century?
What artist — a sculptor in wood who began to build furniture — believed that handcraft was secondary to design, saying he put into his work “a little of the hand, but the main thing is the heart and the head”?