Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/18~

This 17th Century etcher and draftsman, who created thousands of drawings and prints, was basically self-taught.

This contemporary American realist artist is known for her large still lifes, many depicting light bouncing off reflective surfaces.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/19~

Which American-born photographer, a founding member of the Photo-Secession movement, had two entire issues of Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work devoted to his photogravures in 1910?

Which photojournalist captured and preserved images of feminist activism and other social causes for more than 30 years, even if she was not assigned to cover an event?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/8~

The only painter to be commemorated in Westminster Abbey, this artist established himself as court painter to monarchs from Charles II to George I, who made him a baronet in 1715.

This artist worked as a painter and engraver then turned to sculpture, first in wood but later in iron, exhibiting as a sculptor at the 1960 Venice Biennale, then returning to painting in 1967.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/21~

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.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/16~

This 18th century painter believed that portraiture could rise above its traditional status as mere ‘face-painting’ by making reference to the great art of the past.

Until he began to get official recognition in his mid-forties, this French artist lived on a small allowance from his parents, who fondly regarded him as a talentless amateur.

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