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This is Franciszek Żmurko

Franciszek Żmurko (18 July 1859, Lviv – 9 October 1910, Warsaw) was a Polish realist painter. Żmurko began drawing lessons as a young boy in his hometown taking into account the painter Franciszek Tepa. As an adolescent he relocated to Kraków to examination at the Academy of Fine Arts where he took lessons from Professor …

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Chen Peiqiu: 15 interesting facts

Chen Peiqiu (29 December 1922 – 26 June 2020) was a Chinese calligrapher and guohua painter, often acclaimed as the foremost Chinese girl painter. She and her husband Xie Zhiliu were one of the most well-known couples in Chinese visual arts. The organization of Shanghai opened a museum in Nanhui New City dedicated to them. …

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This is Caroline Armington

Caroline Helena Armington (1875–1939) was a Canadian born artist. Armington worked in a number of mediums including a large body of etchings. Her main practice consisted of painting and printmaking. In addition to her career as an artist, she also trained at Guelph General Hospital as a nurse. Armington has worked in a variety of …

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Joachim Martin Falbe: 22 cool facts

Joachim Martin Falbe (11 June 1709 – 22 March 1782) was a German portrait painter. Born in Berlin in 1709, Falbe was instructed at first by Harper and progressive by A. Pesne. At Pesne’s counsel Falbe was appointed court painter of Prince August Ludwig von Anhalt-Köthen in 1739. Several etchings based upon Rembrandt’s paintings, or …

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