Francisco Goya – Tres de Mayo Francisco Jose de Goya was born on March 30, 1746. He was born in a small town called Fuendetodos that is located in Aragon, Spain. His family later moved to Saragossa, Spain and by the age of 14, he became a student to Jose Luzan, who was a local painter. He found inspiration in the arts of many famous artists and copied their style for many years. While in his teen years, he traveled to Rome and Italy to advance as an artist.
From the time of this marriage and after the birth of his 2 children, Butler concentrated on domestic subjects, painted indoors or in his garden, describing the daily life of his family. After dealing with a lingering illness, Butler’s wife died in 1899. Within the next year, he married Suzanna’s sister, Marthe, who cared for Butler’s 2 children. In 1914, Theodore Butler and his family moved to New York when Butler received a commission to paint mural panels for the home of William Paine, an American businessman who co-founded the brokerage firm, Paine Webber. Butler contributed two paintings to the 1913 Armory Show, a groundbreaking display of international modernist art in New York City (Marine and Fourteenth of July, Paris).
Following Johann’s move to Italy in 1779, he was named director of the art academy in Naples in 1789 (“Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein” npag). Tischbein started painting history pictures while in Rome for the second time (Murray 525). Although the paintings leading up to 1787 may have been great, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein is best known for painting “Goethe in the Roman Campagna.” He painted it while traveling from Rome to Naples with his friend, Goethe, in 1787 (“Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein” npag). Johann had met Goethe the year earlier in 1786 (Murray 525). After a successful career, in 1799, Tischbein was forced to retire in Germany because of the war.
El Greco’s full name is Domenikos Theotokopoulos. He is born around the year 1541 in Crete, Italy and died on April 7, 1614. His main focus is on painting and sculpturing. Most mediums he uses oil, tempera, and wood. He belongs to a prosperous family and his training led him to Cretan school and teach, then he decided to move to the city Rome and developed a series of artwork
A Biography of Salvador Dali Salvador Dali was a famous Spanish painter, who worked mainly in the surrealistic genre. Eccentric art preferences reflected in the author’s everyday life. Dali is often recognized by The Persistence of Memory, a painting with melted clocks, created in 1931. But his exposure to art started much earlier. Dali was born on May 11, 1904 in Figueres, a town located in Spanish region Catalonia.
The painting labeled "Colossus" is attributed to the school of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. For 200 years this work was attributed to Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. Over the last few years it is recognized that his assistant Asensio Julia is most likely the painter of this artwork. Experts at the museum now believe The Colossus was painted by one of Goya 's assistants, whose initials may appear in a corner of the canvass. The final decision to remove Goya 's name from the painting followed a lengthy study by the Prado expert Manuela Mena, which the museum published yesterday.
The picture, Surrender at Breda, was created by Diego Velazquez a Spanish painter between the years of 1534-1635. During his early years, Velazquez’s paintings focused on “people eating and drinking rather than religious themes” (Davies 691). During this time he realized how talented he was at what he did which led to him being appointed as the court painter to Phillip IV, “whose reign from 1621 to 1625 was the great age of painting in Spain” (Davies 691). The reason why Spain had become so well known for their art was due to the leadership of the Duke of Olivares. The Duke of Olivares “restored Spain’s fortunes and supported an ambitious program of artistic patronage to proclaim the monarchy’s greatness” (Davies 691).
It is known that Andrea moved to Corella during a war between Florence and Milan, but moved back afterward. By 1440, he was well-known enough to be commissioned for his art. One of his first works was multiple frescoes, painted on the Palazzo del Podestà, showing traitors being hung by their heels after the Battle of Anghiari. For that artwork, he was given the nickname of “Little Andrea of the Hanged Men”. By 1442, Andrea was in Venice and painting frescoes in the San Tarasio chapel with
Diego Velazquez's piece titled 'Las Meninas' represents the art of western civilization. This piece of art was made by oil on canvas in the year 1656. ' Diego Velazquez' decided to draw such a large canvas, describing himself in this group picture .The work performed represents All the work is a weird composition many questions revolve around between fact and fiction, and it produces a certain relationship between the characters and scenes. The size of this piece of art is (3.17×2.74 m) and it is currently located in the Museo Del Prado, Madrid . Given the figures in the picture, the gaze relates to the viewer as it consists of a look without any movement, extends in front of the image, into that cryptic place in the formation of the outer face, and the arrest of numbers regulator in that vacuum.
Anne was eight years older than Shakespeare. They ended up having three children, Susanna, and the twins, Hamlet and Judeth. Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford on Avon, England. In all, Shakespeare produced 39 plays in the 20 years he was in London. A lot of that time he spent in England, he was away from his family, and some say that his marriage with Anne Hathaway, was what they thought, loveless.
In 1932 Cole was summoned back due to his parents being ill as mentioned in the Bibliography of Thomas Cole, written by Earl A. Powell. In 1836 Cole married his wife, Maria Barton whose family lived in Catskill, New York. Cole decided to take up residency in Maria’s home town where they had 5 children, 2 boys and 3 girls. Cole was blessed with many having great influences and made some great friendships in Catskill. Cole traveled to Italy in 1841 for inspiration and visited Sicily where he had the opportunity to view Mt.
The artist Jesus Garcia Anido (Chucho) was born on December 1st, 1983 in Havana, Cuba. His artistic process begins since he was very young. His maternal grandfather William Anido enhanced his passion for drawing and painting, training him on several techniques of pencil drawing. The Anido family has been for generations a family of well-known artists in the central part of Cuba, in the province of Las Villas. During his childhood he made several series of drawings and even participated in several drawing competitions in which he was among the top three.
Olivares was a patron for Velázquez, he gave commission to support Velázquez. In fact, Olivares commissioned three paintings about separate cycles for the Realms Hall. Velázquez got the task for describing the portraits for battle scene that was The Surrender of Breda. Further more, The Surrender of Breda recorded the history
Eakins took a six month trip to Spain, which confirmed his love for realism. He used the techniques and methods of French and Spanish artists to form his own artistic vision. He returned to the Pennsylvania Academy in 1876 as a volunteer, became a professor in 1878, and then
Diego Rivera was one of the most famous Mexican painters there ever was. He was married to Frida Kahlo who was also a painter. Diego was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, on December 8, 1886, to a wealthy family. He was the son of María Del Pilar Barrientos and Diego Rivera Acosta. Diego had a twin brother named Carlos, who died two years after they were born.