Daniel Ridgway Knight

Daniel Ridgway Knight

Daniel Ridgway Knight was a Pennsylvania born American artist, born at Chambersburg in 1839. He is best known for his series of realistic paintings of peasant women out in nature, which proved very …
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Charles Courtney Curran

Charles Courtney Curran was an American painter born in the state of Kentucky in 1861, in the town of Hartford. Due to the ravages of the American Civil War Charles and the rest of the Curran famil …
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Antonio Allegri da Correggio

Antonio Allegri da Correggio

Antonio Allegri da Correggio, usually known simply as Correggio, was a 16th century Italian Renaissance artist born in the small Italian town where he gets his name, Correggio, in the year 1489. Kn …
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Edward Henry Potthast

Edward Henry Potthast

Edward Henry Potthast was an impressionist painter born in the United States of America in Cincinnati, Ohio in the year 1857. He began to study art under the master artist Thomas Satterwhite Noble. …
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Eastman Johnson

Eastman Johnson

Eastman Johnson was a painter born in the United States of America in the year 1824 in the town of Lowell in the state of Maine. His father was an eminent politician appointed to the office of secr …
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Jasper Francis Cropsey

Jasper Francis Cropsey

Jasper Francis Cropsey was a very influential American landscape artist who lived during the 19th century. He was born in the United States of America in the town of Rossville on Staten Island in N …
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Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico was a Catholic friar and an Italian renaissance artist born in the late middle ages, whose career spanned into the beginnings of the early renaissance. When translated into English his …
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Frederick Goodall

Frederick Goodall

Frederick Goodall was an English artist and painter, born in London in 1822 to a well known engraver named Edward Goodall. Very little is known about Mr. Goodall's childhood or his early years unti …
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Eugene de Blaas

Eugene de Blaas

Eugene de Blaas, also known as Von Blaas, was an Academic Classicist painter born in Italy in the year of 1843. Although Eugene was born in Italy, close to Rome, his parents were of Austrian origin …
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Artistic Movements

Art is an essential part of human culture and society and it has been created since prehistoric times in every part of the world inhabited by humanity. From neolithic cave art depicting animals and …
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Edmund Blair Leighton (1852-1922)

Edmund Blair Leighton (1852-1922)

Just as music is said to be food to the soul, art has its own effect on people. To many, art is soothing while at the same time, maintaining an interesting visual appeal. One artist by the name Edm …
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