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Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne 1861 ~ He was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the century.

Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1841 - 1919 French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.

Tamara De Lempicka - May 1898 –March 1980, was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star" Her paintings are fabulous!

Tamara de Lempicka (Łempicka) May 1898 – 18 March born Maria Górska in Warsaw , Poland was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star.

Eugene Delacroix. Pittore francese e principale esponente del movimento romantico del suo paese Born: 26 April 1798 Dead: 13 August 1863

Portrait of Eugène Delacroix, Frépillon, 1842 -by Léon Riesener. Eugène, how do you tie up a scarf like that?

Toulouse-Lautrec debió ser un tipo realmente original.

1864 was the birthday of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (d. Toulouse-Lautrec was the victim of a genetic defect that made his bones brittle and unable to heal properly after.

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) is a post-impressionist artist who studied and lived in Aix en Provence for many years

Post-Impressionist French painter Paul Cézanne is best known for his incredibly varied painting style, which greatly influenced century abstract art.

Claude Monet 1899

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Claude Monet, 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

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Toulouse-Lautrec, said to be wearing Jane Avril's dress and hat for the Bal des Femmes,

“The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.”  (quote from Moulin Rouge,spoken by the character playing Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec and echoing the theme of the film).

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec November 1864 – 9 September French painter and illustrator.

Van Gogh com 13 anos de idade

Vincent van Gogh as old boy. Vincents Tekenlokaal, Tilburg (not art but one of my favorite artists)

Jean-François Millet (photo Nadar), est un artiste-peintre réaliste, pastelliste, graveur et dessinateur français du XIXᵉ siècle, l’un des fondateurs de l’école de Barbizon. Il est particulièrement célèbre pour ses scènes champêtres et de la paysannerie réalistes.

October 1814 – January was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement.

Mary Cassat (1844-1926) was an American painter and printmaker. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. She was described by Gustave Geffroy in 1894 as one of "les trois grandes dames" of Impressionism alongside Marie Bracquemond and Berthe Morisot.

Mary Cassat - Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.

"Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see." - Paul Klee

December 1879 – 29 June was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered both a German and a Swiss[a] painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.

Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley – was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France but retained British citizenship. He was the most consistent of the Impressionists in his dedication to painting landscape en plein air.