Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

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Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of them in the last two years of his life in France, where he died. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and...

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Claude Monet

Claude Monet

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Oscar-Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term “Impressionism” is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant...

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Vasily Polenov

Vasily Polenov

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Vasily Polenov was a Russian landscape painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement of realist artists. He was one of the first Russian artists who achieved a plein air freshness of color combined with artistic finish of composition. The principles developed by Polenov had a great impact on the further development of Russian (and especially Soviet) landscape...

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

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Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a superb draftsman, and particularly masterly in...

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