9 Results for tag: artist

Titian (1488-1576)

Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio known in English as Titian, was an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, near Belluno, then in the Republic of Venice). During his lifetime he was often called da Cadore, taken from the place of his birth. Recognized ... More

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) Part II

Earle returned to full-time painting in 1966, producing watercolors, oils, sculptures, drawings, scratchboards, and limited-edition serigraphs. These works were mainly not exhibited in his lifetime. Earle's work and distinct graphic styling has continued to inspire new generations of artists and animators, serving to influe... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part III

In 1913, Hassam was honored with a separate gallery showing at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition featuring thirty-eight pictures. Around 1915, he renewed his interest in etching and lithography, producing more than 400 of these works during his later career; but while artistically satisfying, they achieved only so-so public ... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part II

Starting in the mid-1890's, Hassam also made summer painting excursions to Gloucester, Massachusetts; Cos Cob, Connecticut; and Old Lyme, Connecticut; all of them by the sea but each presenting unique aspects for painting. Even though his sales were good, Hassam continued to take on commercial work, including for the World's ... More

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) part III

Funded with the money from his commissions, Renoir made several inspirational journeys in the early 1880s. He visited Algeria and Italy and spent time in the south of France. While in Naples, Italy, Renoir worked on a portrait of famed composer Richard Wagner. He also painted three of his masterworks, "Dance in the Country," ... More

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) part II

In 1864, Renoir won acceptance into the annual Paris Salon exhibit. There he showed the painting, "La Esmeralda," which was inspired by a character from Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris. The following year, Renoir again showed at the prestigious Salon, this time displaying a portrait of William Sisley, the wealthy father of ... More

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) part I

A leading Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was one of the most famous artists of the early twentieth century. He was born on February 25, 1841, in Limoges, France. He started out as an apprentice to a porcelain painter and studied drawing in his free time. After years as a struggling painter, Renoir helped ... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part I

Frederick Childe Hassam was born in his family home in a suburb of Boston in 1859. His father Frederick was a cutlery merchant and descended from a long line of New Englanders, while his mother Rosa was a native of Maine. He demonstrated an interest in art early in his life. He had his first lessons in drawing and waterc... More

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000)

Eyvind Earle was an American illustrator, artist and author, famous for his contribution to the background illustration and styling of Disney animated films in the 50s of 20th century. Earle was born in New York, but his family moved to Hollywood when he was two years old. He began painting when he was 10 years old, ... More