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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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A Biography of George Seurat the French Post-Impressionist Painter
Freddy Carp 12 Grade Bartlett High School Anchorage,AK Grade: A November 7, 1995 Georges Seurat: The Neo-Impressionist Georges Seurat was born in Paris on December 2, 1859. As a youth, he attended a municipal art school where he copied plaster casts and he then studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in 1878 and 187...
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A Biography of Paul Cezanne
The Life of Paul Cezanne by Inna Sokolyanskaya Paul Cezanne was born on January 19, 1839, in the Aix-en-Province, located in the Southern part of France. Due to his father s job as a local banker, and before this a local import and exporter in the area, Cezanne s family was considered upper middle class. Their rich lif...
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A Biography of Claude Monet, a French Painter
Claude Monet always stood alone; his feet resounding heavily on the solid road that he was determined to follow until the very end. With tiny, dabbing brush strokes his paintings, more often than not exploded in the golden richness of the sun. With Monet a brush stroke, while imprecise, can suggest an infinity of objects th...
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A Biography and Life Work of Paul Cezanne, a French Painter
Paul Cezanne Cezanne was born at Aix-en-Provence in the south of France on Jan. 19, 1839. He went to school in Aix, forming a close friendship with the novelist Emile Zola. He also studied law there from 1859 to 1861, but at the same time he continued attending drawing classes. Against his father's resistance, he made up h...
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A Biography of Claude Monet a French Painter
Claude Monet was born in Paris on the 14th November, 1840. For much of his childhood, Monet was considered by both his teachers and his parents to be undisciplined, and unlikely to have any success in his life. The only subject which interested him was painting. By the age of fifteen he was already receiving awards...
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A Biography of Edgar De Gas, 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, Célestine, 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...
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An Analysis of Long Term Effects of the French Revolution
This paper is on the The Long Term Causes of the French Revolution. It will explain events that leaded up to the revolution and how they occured and caused the great revolution to happen. Louis XVI, who was of the royal house of Bourban, became the absolute monarch of France when his grand father Louis XV died. When...
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French Literature and Its Reflection of French Cultural and Political History
French Literature, the literature of France, from the mid-800s until the present. French literature is considered one of the richest and most varied national literatures, noted especially for its examination of human society and the individual's place within society. French literature does not include francophone literature...
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An Analysis and the Causes of the French Revolution
Analysis of the French Revolution What were the causes and the effects of the French Revolution? The major cause of the French Revolution was the disputes between the different types of social classes in French society. The French Revolution of 1789-1799 was one of the most important events in the history of...
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History of the French Revolution
When Louis XVI accepted the final version of the completed constitution in September 1791, a young and still obscure provincial lawyer and member of the National Assembly named Maximilian Robespiere evaluated the work of two years and concluded,The Revolution is over. (McKay, p. 752) In his statement, Robespiere is both rig...
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A Study of the French Revolution
French Revoluion
French Revolution
The French Revolution last from 1789 to 1799. This war had many causes that began the revolution. Its causes ranged from the American Revolution, the economic crisis in France, social injustices to the immediate causes like the fall of Bastille, the Convening of he Estate-General, and t...
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An Analysis of the French Revolution Which Evolves in Definite Phases
French Revolution
French Revolution
"Revolutions evolve in definite phases.
At first they are moderate in scope, then they become radical to excess
and finally they are brought to abrupt conclusions by the emergence of
a strong man to restore order." Discuss this statement with specific references
to the French Re...
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An Analysis for the Major Causes and Effects of the French Revolution
What were the causes and the effects of the French Revolution? The major cause of the French Revolution was the disputes between the different types of social classes in French society. The French Revolution of 1789-1799 was one of the most important events in the history of the world. The Revolution led to many changes in...
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A History of the French Revolution in France
French Revolution, cataclysmic political and social upheaval, extending from 1789 to 1799. The revolution resulted, among other things, in the overthrow of the Bourbon monarchy in France and in the establishment of the First Republic. It was generated by a vast complex of causes, the most important of which were the inabili...
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The Effect of the Introduction of Railways on French Industry
Railways in 1830s Europe marked discontinuity in history traditional iron industry – mass demand low quality iron – met by modern coal using iron industry – quality sufficient for producing rails and could met demand in sufficient quantities – lot of railway construction on the Continent depended on importation British...
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