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In northern Italy in the middle of the 15th century, a teenager painted paintings that were noticeably different from those that were familiar in those days.
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Like many geniuses who were ahead of their era, Henri Rousseau did not know during his life, neither fame nor wealth. A talented artist, who worked until the age of 41 as an ordinary clerk in the Paris customs department, found the willpower to give up his usual way of life and devote himself completely to painting.
Titian Vecellio da Cadore is one of the greatest artists of all time, along with such legends of the Italian Renaissance as Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael. Titian, a recognized genius of his time, was called "the king of painters and the painter of kings." The discoveries of this titan of painting in the field of fine art, one way or another, influenced the work of all subsequent artists.
The future great artist Rembrandt was born July 15, 1606 in the fertile era of prosperity of all areas of spiritual culture in Holland.
On May 12, 1830, the son of Alexei, who was destined to become one of the main founders of the Russian landscape school, was born into the family of a successful haberdashery goods merchant and second-guild merchant Kondraty Artemievich Sovrasov.
The great artist Peter Paul Rubens was born on June 28, 1577, by the will of fate, away from the homeland of his ancestors - in the small German town of Siegen (Westfalen). The sixth child of lawyer Jan Rubens and the merchant daughter Maria Papelinks was destined to become the leader of the emerging new aesthetics and art of Flanders - a state that, by the year the painter was born, did not even exist on the political map of the world.
Unfortunately, there are very few reliable facts about the life of the greatest artist Alessandro da Marianno Vanni di Amedeo Filippepi, known to us under the name Sandro Botticelli.
The famous French painter Paul Cezanne was a pioneer in post-impressionism. Living and working with the most famous masters of impressionism, being at the beginning of his journey under their influence, Cezanne, in search of his own style, went further than his colleagues.
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born on September 28, 1571 in a small village near Bergamo, by the name of which he got his name remaining in the history of world art - Caravaggio.
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov, a talented painter, decorator, illustrator and architect, became the founder of our special “Russian style”, created at the junction of the historical genre and romantic trends, inspired by folklore and symbolism. Vasnetsov had a huge impact on the evolution of Russian fine art in the era of the transition from wanderer to modernity.
Not so much is known about the life of the leading artist of the “golden age” of Spanish painting, who made an invaluable contribution to the history of art and became the founder of the Seville school of painting.
Edgar-Germain-Hilaire de Ga or Edgar Degas, as the whole world knows him, was born in Paris into a wealthy aristocratic family. The childhood of the future artist was held in an atmosphere of love and tranquility. From an early age, Edgar showed love and ability to draw, and despite the fact that his father wanted him to become a lawyer, nothing could stop the young man from going to study the art of painting.
The great painter and brilliant diplomat Diego Rodriguez de Silva Velazquez has become one of the brightest symbols of the 17th century art era.
On November 14, 1840 in Paris, a son named Oscar Claude Monet was born into the family of the owner of the grocery store. Just five years later, the whole family of the future artist moved to Normandy, to Le Havre. Starting from the age of 14, Monet began to earn money and fame by drawing cartoons.
February 25, 1841 in the town of Limoges in southern France, the fourth child was born in the tailor’s family – a boy named Pierre Auguste. A few years later, the entire Renoir family moved to Paris. From early childhood, Auguste was distinguished by excellent drawing abilities, as well as a magnificent voice.
The personality and work of Leonardo da Vinci has always been of great interest. Leonardo was too extraordinary a figure for his time. Books and articles are printed, feature films and documentaries are released. Art historians turn to scientists and mystics, in an attempt to find the solution to the mystery of the genius of the great master. There is even a separate direction in science, exploring the heritage of the painter.
Throughout his life, Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy tried to turn art face to life so that it became an effective tool for its active knowledge. An outstanding artist, who played a huge role in the formation of the national school of painting, led the famous "riot of fourteen", stood at the head of the Artel of Artists and the Association of Wanderers, was one of those whose life and work invariably served to affirm the most revolutionary, most advanced ideas of his time.
The outstanding representative of the Spanish school of painting, Francisco José de Goya i Lucientes, is a unique artist who managed to embody in his art the tragic fate of the Spanish people, his hopes and countless sufferings, enduringly endured with endless vitality.
The wonderful Russian artist Valentin Serov was lucky to be born in a prosperous and gifted family. The painter’s parents were talented and versatile people. Alexander Nikolaevich Serov, the father of the future artist, was a composer, author of the operas Enemy Force, Judith and Rogneda.