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Rachel Ruysch (3 June 1664 - 12 October 1750) was a Dutch still-life painter from the Northern Netherlands. She specialized in flowers, inventing her own style and achieving international fame in her lifetime. Due to a long and successful career that spanned over six decades, she became the best-documented woman painter of the Dutch Golden Age.

Este vorba de bunul meu prieten, domnul Iulian Stancu, unul dintre cei mai enigmatici artiști contemporani români pe care l-aș putea asemăna, oricând, în mod indubitabil, cu Ștefan Luchian sau chiar cu Ipolit Strâmbu (pictori monument despre care am scris, cu multă dăruire, în urmă cu ceva ani).

Pieter Claesz (c. 1597 - 1 January 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of still lifes. He was born in Berchem, Belgium, near Antwerp, where he became a member of the Guild of St. Luke in 1620. He moved to Haarlem in 1620, where his son, the landscape painter Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem was born.

Caravaggio was a fast worker - but liked to play as hard as he worked. According to one of his biographers: ''after a fortnight's work he will swagger about for a month or two with his sword at his side and with a servant following him, from one ball-court to the next, ever ready to engage in a...

Heinrich Hollpein - Austrian painter and author (1814-1888) is a 19th Century artist. Hollpein's work has been offered at auction multiple times. Among the artist's sold works is "Devotions", which realized 13,448 USD at Dorotheum, Vienna in 2014.

Potrebbero essere di Artemisia Gentileschi (Roma, 1593 - Napoli, dopo il 1654) due dipinti che sono stati pesantemente danneggiati durante l'esplosione di Beirut del 4 agosto 2020, che ha provocato 207 morti e circa 7.000 feriti, e ha devastato una buona parte della capitale del Libano. Ne è convinto lo storico dell'arte libanese Gregory...

Franz Kadlik was a Czech 19th Century painter who was born in 1786. His work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 23,361 USD to 36,388 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2011 the record price for this artist at auction is 36,388 USD for Drei Engel, sold...

Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528) was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist from Nuremberg. His still-famous works include the Apocalypse woodcuts, Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513), Saint Jerome in his Study (1514), and Melencolia I (1514), which has been the subject of extensive analysis and interpretation. His watercolors mark him as one of...