Georges Seurat, the Father of Pointilism and Divisionism

January 10, 2016 | Posted in ART, TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

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Who was Georges Seurat? While this name doesn’t ring a bell to majority of readers, he made a tremendous impact on hundreds of painters, including Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh, who authored several of the most expensive paintings ever.

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Helen Allingham and her cottages

May 3, 2014 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

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Helen Allingham was born as Helen Mary Elizabeth Paterson in Swandlicote in Derbyshire as the first of seven children to physician who died when she was in her early teens. By this time Helen’s family already aknowledged and supported her

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Myles Birket Foster, most popular painter of 19th century

December 15, 2013 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

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Myles Birket Foster was one of most successful and influential water color painters from 19th century. He exhibited several hundred paintings at royal Academy and his work was in such demand art dealers sometimes raced to his home in Witley

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Kate Greenaway: nostalgic children illustrator and fashion trendsetter

October 26, 2013 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

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Why is Kate Greenaway still popular? Catherine (Kate) Greenaway is one of the most influential illustrators of all times. Her portraits of children are among most used and copied from the so called Golden Age in children illustration and the

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Walter Crane’s life through illustrations

September 1, 2013 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

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Walter Crane’s life through illustrations Walter Crane (1846-1915) was versatile and extremely prolific artist who is today best known by his cooperation with engraver and printer Edmund Evans (1826-1905) in the series of picture books. They were pioneers in color

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