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Yannick Ballif

Yannick BALLIF (1927-2009) As often seems to be the case, the time following an artist’s death is a time not to remember, but to forget.  The work of Yannick Ballif is a textbook example of that phenomenon.  She was seemingly...

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Jean-François Raffaëlli

French, 1850 - 1924 Jean-François Raffaëlli was born in Paris in 1850 of French and Italian parents.  His first love was music and at one time he wanted to be an opera singer, but he was eventually drawn to painting,...

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Siemen Dijkstra

Dutch, Den Helder 1968 Siemen Dijkstra is one of a number of young graphic artists in the Netherlands. He captures Dutch (mostly from his home province of Drenthe) and Danish landscapes in detailed color woodcuts. These realistic, colorful graphic prints...

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Marc Mouclier

French, Aigre 1866 - Paris 1948 Marc Mouclier, who grew up in a small town in Southwestern France, arrived in Paris around the time of his eighteenth birthday.  He signed up for art classes at the “Ecole des Beaux Art”...

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Félix Buhot

French, 1847-1898 Buhot was born in Valognes, Normandy.  An orphan at a young age, he left his native town behind at the age of 18 and went to Paris in 1865 to study are.  He apprenticed with a few painters,...

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Edgar Chahine

  French-Armenian, 1874-1947 Chahine, like Manuel Robbe, was more at home with the bourgeoisie than with the aristocracy. The aristocracy appears in his plates - seen from a respectful distance. He is much closer both to the world of friends...

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Pierre Bonnard

French, 1867-1943 Like Gauguin and most of the Nabis, Bonnard felt an attraction for Japanese prints, especially after the Japanese exhibition at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1890. In that same year he moved in to a studio shared with...

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Albert Belleroche

  British, 1864-1944 Although well represented in museum collections in America and in Europe, the name Albert Belleroche is unfamiliar to all but a few connoisseurs. This was Belleroche’s own doing, as he was highly regarded by the leading critics...

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Eugène Béjot

French, 1867-1931 A lifelong Parisian, Eugène Béjot started his artistic studies at the Académie Julian with Jules Lefebvre and Benjamin Constant.  He began etching in 1891, under the tutelage of Henri-Gabriel Ibels (1867-1936), but perfected his art with the help...

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