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Emile Bourdelle and his sculptural works
Emile Bourdelle and his sculptural works
On October 30, 1861, the French artist and sculptor Emile Bourdelle, a representative of figurativism, was born. Already in early childhood, the future master got acquainted with art in the workshop of his father, who was a wood Carver, made and...
3 November 2020, 8:33
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Ludovit Stur: the man who changed the Slovak language
Ludovit Stur: the man who changed the Slovak language
On October 29, 1815, the philologist and writer Ludovit Stur, one of the ideologists of the national revival in Slovakia, was born. He developed a new standard for the Slovak language, which became the basis for the modern language norm. He was born In...
31 October 2020, 22:31
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Diodotus Tryphon: one of the kings of the Seleucid State
Diodotus Tryphon: one of the kings of the Seleucid State
In 142-138 BC, diodotus Tryphon, one of the Seleucid rulers, Reigned in Syria. At that time, the state was going through difficult times. In some regions, the situation was tense, for example, one of the previous rulers, Demetrius II Nicator, treated...
29 October 2020, 21:20
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Richard Bonington: the short life of a talented painter
Richard Bonington: the short life of a talented painter
October 25, 1802 in England was born the artist Richard Bonington, who made a significant contribution to the development of romanticism in painting. After arriving in Calais in 1817, Richard began to paint in watercolors, soon entered the School of...
26 October 2020, 22:53
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Bahadur Shah II: last ruler of the Mughal Empire
Bahadur Shah II: last ruler of the Mughal Empire
Bahadur Shah II became the last padishah of the Mughal Empire. During its period of power, the state occupied most of the Indian subcontinent. Among the great emperors of this dynasty, the most famous are Babur, Akbar, and Shah Jahan. It was during the...
24 October 2020, 22:56
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The life and images of Sarah Bernhardt
The life and images of Sarah Bernhardt
Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris on October 22, 1844. She became so successful on the theater stage that at the beginning of the XX century she was recognized worldwide as the most famous actress. Sarah's childhood was not very happy. Until the age of...
23 October 2020, 23:50
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The work of Japanese printmaker Hokusai
The work of Japanese printmaker Hokusai
One of the most famous Japanese artists that the entire West knows about is Katsushika Hokusai. Hokusai was born in 1760 in the city of Edo, known today as Tokyo. There are several opinions about his origin: some believe that his father was a peasant...
22 October 2020, 22:38
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Paintings and sculptures by Italian futurist Umberto Boccioni
Paintings and sculptures by Italian futurist Umberto Boccioni
Umberto Boccioni was an Italian ideologue of futurism, a follower of Filippo Marinetti. The artist was born in 1882, studied at the technical Lyceum, and then got a job in the press. Eventually, Boccioni decided to go to Rome, where he became interested...
20 October 2020, 22:20
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Baccio Bandinelli's sculptural masterpieces
Baccio Bandinelli's sculptural masterpieces
In 1488, the Italian sculptor Baccio Bandinelli was born. He was trained by the Florentine master Giovanni Rustici, creating copies of ancient statues. In 1514, the young sculptor attracted the attention of other masters and connoisseurs of beauty by...
18 October 2020, 23:42
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Charles worth: the fashion designer who changed a lot
Charles worth: the fashion designer who changed a lot
Charles Frederick worth – one of the most famous French fashion designers of the XIX century. Born in 1825, he worked in stores in London as a young man, then moved to Paris, where he helped cloth merchants. He married a model from one of the famous...
16 October 2020, 22:18
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