Munich School_Lovis Corinth

Lovis Corinth _21 July 1858_17 July 1925_His mature work realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism. We like Lovis Corinth mid-stream transitioning these two movements. Corinth was born Franz Heinrich Louis on 21 July 1858 in Tapiau, in Prussia. In 1876 he went to study painting in the Academy of Konigsberg.   In 1880 he traveled to Munich, which rivaled […]

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GEORGE DE FOREST BRUSH

George de Forest Brush_September 28, 1855_April 24, 1941_Grew up in Danbury Connecticut attended the National Academy of Design in New York and studied with Jean-Léon Gérome at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where Abbott H. Thayer was also a student. George de Forest is for the most part Academically to slick for are taste and his figures look […]

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Munich shool_Gierymski

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski_30 January 1850, Warsaw_d. 6–8 March 1901, Rome. He was a representative of Realism as well as an important precursor of impressionism in Poland.  Aleksander Gierymski completed Secondary State School nr III in Warsaw in 1867, and in the same year commenced drawing studies in Warsaw. Between 1868 – 1872 he studied at the Academy […]

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Charles Paul and Emil Albert Gruppe

Charles Paul Gruppé _3 September 1860, Picton, Ontario_30 September 1940, New York City.   Between 1897 and 1913, Gruppé lived in the Netherlands, where he painted with the Hague School of art and acted as a dealer for Dutch painters in the US. He, his wife Helen, and their children returned permanently to America in 1913 ahead of […]

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munich school_Herman Hartwich

Herman Hartwich_ Born July 8, 1853, in New York City_Died March 8, 1926 in_Munich. Herman was a German-American landscape and genre painter. He was initially taught how to paint by his father and later studied painting at The Academy of Fine Arts Munich_1881 to 1884. Much more than meandering through the history of Western Painting, this […]

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Post Munich School_Hans Purrmann

Hans Marsilius Purrmann _April 10, 1880_April 17, 1966_After studying with Franz von Stuck at the Munich Academy Hans moved to Paris where he became a friend and student of Henri Matisse whom he set up a painting school with. Typical of Purrmann’s style are colourful, sensitively painted landscapes, still lifes and portraits.

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Munich school_hugo Kauffmann

Hugo Wilhelm Kauffmann_7 August 1844_30 December 1915 Munich School German Painter. He obviously liked to hang out in taverns and certainly seemed to have been influenced by the Dutch Genre Painters notably Franz Hals. Kauffmann is known mainly for his folksy genre paintings, often set in taverns.  Once again these paintings were not highly thought of […]

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MUNICH SCHOOL_WILHELM VON DIEZ

Albrecht Christoph Wilhelm von Diez Born 17 January 1839, Bayreut_ Died 25 February 1907, Munich. Wilhelm was a vital member of the Munich School Painters in the 19thc. In 1855, he attended the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich for a short time under Karl von Piloty.  He was mostly self-taught, which helps to explain […]

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Munich School_POLYCHRONIS LEMBESIS

Polychronis Lembesis was born on 18 December 1848 on the island of Salmina, located near Athens. As a little boy, he spent much time in the monastery of Faneromeni, painting Byzantine icons. He initially studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and, in 1875, continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Munich. […]

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The Goodall Artistic Legacy

Starting with Edward Goodall 1794-1870, there is a linage of Goodall Artists in England until 1982. Edward Goodall was born near Leeds, Yorkshire, where his Quaker uncle raised him. He went to London in his early teens and began as an apprentice to a printer and learned the art of steel line engraving. He became Edward […]

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