Alexander, John White
John White Alexander (1856 – 1915) was an American portrait, figure, mural and decorative painter as well as an illustrator. Many of his paintings are in museums and public places in the United States and in Europe, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Art Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Butler Institute, and the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

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Arkhipov, Abram
Abram Arkhipov (1862 – 1930) was a Russian realist artist who is known for his paintings of the lives of Russian peasant women. Arkhipov painted several paintings of peasant women in vibrant traditional dresses and national costumes.

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Bastien-Lepage, Jules
Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848 – 1884) was a French naturalist painter best known for his rural subjects and portraits of peasant life.

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Cassatt, Mary
Mary Cassatt (1844 – 1926) 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. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.

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Degas, Edgar
Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism although he rejected the term, and preferred to be called a realist.

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Dewing, Thomas
Thomas Dewing (1851 – 1938) was an American painter working at the turn of the 20th century...He is best known for his tonalist paintings, a genre of American art that was rooted in English Aestheticism. Dewing's preferred vehicle of artistic expression is the female figure situated in a moody and dreamlike surrounding.

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Eakins, Thomas
Thomas Eakins (1844 – 1916) was an American realist painter, photographer, sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important artists in American art history.

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Fantin-Latour, Henri
Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904) was a French painter and lithographer best known for his flower paintings and group portraits of Parisian artists and writers.

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Gallen-Kallela, Akseli
Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865 - 1931) was a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.

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Kroyer, Peder
Peder Kroyer (1851 - 1909), was a Norwegian-Danish painter. He is one of the best known of the Skagen Painters, a community of Danish and Nordic artists who lived, gathered or worked in Skagen, Denmark, especially during the final decades of the 1800s. Kroyer was the unofficial leader of the group.

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Levitan, Isaac Ilyich
Isaac Ilyich Levitan (1860 – 1900) was a classical Russian landscape painter who advanced the genre of the "mood landscape".

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Liljefors, Bruno
Bruno Liljefors (1860–1939) was a Swedish artist. Liljefors is held in high esteem by painters of wildlife...All his life Liljefors was a hunter, and he often painted predator-prey action, the hunts engaged between fox and hare, sea eagle and eider, and goshawk and black grouse serving as prime examples.

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Sargent, John Singer
John Singer Sargent (1856 – 1925) was an American painter, and a leading portrait painter of his era. During his career, he created roughly 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless sketches and charcoal drawings.

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Sorolla, Joaquin
Joaquin Sorolla (1863 – 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by representation of the people and landscape under the sunlight of his native land.

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Van Rijn, Rembrandt
Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606 - 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. Rembrandt is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period that historians call the Dutch Golden Age.

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Velázquez, Diego
Diego Velázquez (1599 – 1660) was a leading Spanish artist working in the court of King Philip IV during the Spanish Golden Age. He is famously known for his portraits of the Spanish royal family, other notable European figures, and commoners.

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Vermeer, Jan
Jan Vermeer (1632 - 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of middle class life. He is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work.

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Zorn, Anders
Anders Zorn (1860 – 1920) was one of Sweden’s foremost artists. His skill as a portrait painter gained Zorn international acclaim based upon his ability to depict the individual character of his model. His subjects included three American Presidents.

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Zugel, Heinrich Von
Heinrich Von Zugel (1850 - 1941) was a German painter. Known for his sometimes lavish depictions of domestic animals.

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