4 Results for tag: art gallery

Lev Tchistovsky (1902-1969)

Lev Tchistovsky was born in Pskov, Russia. Laureate in 1924 of the Fine Arts Academy of Leningrad with Savinsky and Eberling as professors, he left the Soviet Union in 1925. He studied two years at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome where he met Irene Klestova who was also studying there. She became his companion until his ... More

Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) Part I

Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian painter and sculptor, whose portraits and nudes—characterized by asymmetrical compositions, elongated figures, and a simple but monumental use of line—are among the most-important portraits of the 20th century. Modigliani was born into a Jewish family of merchants. As a child, he ... More

Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Part II

Stewart had first attended the meeting in 1833 and had gone back several times during the intervening years. He had become one of the crowd, contributing exotic food, wine, and expensive presents, and matching the mountain men’s stories with accounts from the Napoleonic wars. Stewart contracted with Miller to produce a ... More

Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Part I

Alfred Jacob Miller was an American artist best known for his paintings of trappers and Indians in the fur trade of the western United States. He also painted various portraits and genre paintings in and around Baltimore during the mid-nineteenth century. Alfred Jacob Miller was a young man of twenty-seven when he ... More