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French Painter Biography Essay Examples

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Biography of Fernand Lger, a French Painter Who Influenced Cubism and Constructivism
Lger, Fernand (1881-1955), French painter, who influenced cubism, constructivism, and the modern commercial poster and other types of applied art. Born in Argentan, France, he served a two-year architecture apprenticeship in Caen, France, and later studied unofficially under two professors at the Cole des Beaux-Arts in Pari...
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Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock Did he put more into his paintings than most artists? Jackson Pollock was a revolutionary painter and took his methods to new heights so that he could work more directly with the canvas to show pure emotion within his art work. In 1938, Jackson Pollock went to see a psychoa...
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A Biography of the Life and Painting Career of Rafaello Sanzio
During a time when Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci were the prime artists in Europe, a young man by the name of Raffaello Sanzio was starting to attract major attention with his artworks. The Italian high renaissance was marked by paintings expressing human grandeur and very humanistic values. No one better portray...
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A Brief Biography of Claude Oscar Monet a French Painter
Claude Oscar Monet was born November 14, 1840 in Paris, France. His main life accomplishments included a French painter, initiator, leader, and unswerving advocate of the Impressionist style. He is regarded as the beginning of the Impressionist era, in that his devotion to the ideals of the movement was unwavering throughou...
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The Life and Art of Pierre Auguste Renoir
Pierre Auguste Renoir was a late nineteen- century French impressionist painter whose works were often ridiculed throughout his life, because of his sensuous celebration of women and nature. He was considered to be one of the most famous artists of his generation, due to his representation sensuality and pleasure in his pai...
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A Biography of Edgar Degas, a French Painter
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas was born on July 19, 1834, at 8 rue Saint-George's in Paris. His father, Auguste, a banker, was French, and his mother, Clestine, an American from New Orleans. The family name "Degas" had been changed to "De Gas" by some family members in Naples and France in order to sound m...
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The Great Works of Paul Czanne
After fifty years of the most radical change in art from images to free abstraction, Czanne's painting, which looks old-fashioned today in its attachment to nature, maintains itself fresh and stimulating to young painters of our time. He has produced no school, but he has given an impulse directly or indirectly to almost ev...
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A Biography of Michel Duchamp the French Painter
Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, including A Streetcar Named Desire
(1947, film, 1951) and Death of a Salesman (1949). He directed the Academy
Award-winning films Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and On The Waterfront
(1954), as well as East of Eden (1955), A Face in the Crowd (1957),
Splendor in the Grass (1961), and The...
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The Life and Works of Claude Monet
was born on November 14, 1840 in Paris, France. Monet spent most of his childhood in Le Havre, France. In Le Havre, Monet studied drawing and painted seascapes with a French painter Eugene Louis Boudin in his teens. By 1859 Monet committed himself a career to be an artist. Monet spent a lot of time in Paris around 1859. By...
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A Biography of Theodore Gericault, A French Romantic Painter
Theodore Gericault was a French painter, perhaps the most influential artist of his time. Gericault was a seminal figure of the 19th Century Romantic movement in art. ( Encarta) Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct is one of Gericaults painting, that was finished some time in the summer of 1818 (Story Line off plaque in MOMA...
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