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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Author Reginald Marsh Title The Battery Year ca 1926 Author Reginald Marsh Title Smoko the Human Volcano Year 1933 Biography Listen Reginald Marsh was born in Paris on 14 March 1898 In 1900 his parents American artists moved to Nutley New Jersey and subsequently to New Rochelle New York At Yale University Marsh studied art and drew illustrations for The Yale Record After graduation in 1920 he worked as a freelance illustrator in New York Between 1922 and 1925 Marsh drew city subjects and theatrical sketches for the Daily News and designed theatre curtains and sets in New York and Provincetown MA He married the sculptor Betty Burroughs in 1923 Marsh s first one man show was at the Whitney Studio Club in 1924 In 1925 Marsh worked for the New Yorker did freelance work for Esquire Fortune and Life magazines and made the first of six European trips In 1927 he enrolled at the Art Students League to study with Kenneth Hayes Miller George Bridgeman George Luks Macque Maroger Stanley William Hayter and Mahonri Young Marsh studied anatomy at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and later wrote Anatomy for Artists Marsh s first marriage ended in divorce and in 1934 he married the painter Felicia Meyer In the mid 1930s Marsh received commissions for murals in the Washington DC Post Office Building and the New York Custom House Though painting and exhibiting regularly Marsh assumed a full time teaching position at the Art Students League in 1942 In 1943 he was the artist correspondent for Life magazine in Brazil Cuba and Trinidad Marsh was a summer guest instructor at Mills College Oakland California in 1946 and in 1949 was appointed head of the Department of Painting at the Moore Institute of Art Science and Industry

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    are evident in his symbolist works Together with Puvis de Chavannes among others he decorated the Ho tel de Ville in Paris with an Apollo and the Muses In 1899 Puvis de Chavannes congratulated him on his Serenity Besides these commissions Martin executed easel paintings intimate indoor scenes where we can see his wife his children and his friends and some remarkable portraits made with pencil pastels or oils The year 1900 marked a turning point in Henri Martin s career he seems to have discovered colour and light and to have mastered the most appropriate technique to render the latter He bought Marquayrol s house in Labastide du Vert in the department of Lot That meant the end of his symbolist period and the beginning of his large luminous decorations preceded by endless drawings and preparatory oils for which he occasionally adopted pure colours and juxtaposed brushstrokes Some examples of this style are The Reapers for the Capitole in Toulouse and Labour for the Caisse d Epargne in Marseille of 1903 and the Banks of the Garonne for the Capitole in Toulouse of 1906 In 1910 the Galerie Georges Petit in Paris organised a monographic exhibition of the artist During the war Martin began a new decoration on the recurrent theme of work for the Palais de Justice in Paris and later The Working France Presenting Itself Before The Council of State a commission which he did not finish until 1924 He always kept himself close to power in spite of his authoritative and independent character and in 1917 Henri Martin was granted the title of commander of the Légion d honneur and was elected member of the Académie des Beaux Arts In 1923 he bought a house at Collioure and painted many views of the port and the

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    at the service of Robert of Anjou in Naples for whom he executed the monumental altarpiece with Saint Ludovic of Toulouse and René of Anjou and Five Scenes of the Life of the Saint in the predella Naples Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte in which the painter shows a certain sensitivity towards Giotto s spatial inventions and the extraordinary linear elegance of the French gothic style Three years later Simone painted the polyptych for the church of St Catherine in Pisa now in Pisa Museo Nazionale di San Matteo and shortly before that he executed the decoration al fresco of the chapel of St Martin in the lower basilica of St Francis of Assisi commissioned by a high prelate the Cardinal Gentile Partino da Montefiore legate at the Anjou court in Naples The cycle painted in Assisi where a few years later Simone also made a series of half figures of Franciscan Saints marked a turning point in the painter s activity as he reached a high degree of maturity in his own artistic language from a plastic and spatial point of view In 1321 he was again documented in Siena where he made apart from a series of lost pieces the altarpiece of 1326 for the residence of the Capitano del Popolo see catalogue entry the equestrian portrait of Guidoriccio da Fogliano 1330 Siena Palazzo Pubblico and in 1333 in collaboration with his brother in law Lippo Memmi the famous Annunciation with Saint Ansano and Saint Margaret for the Cathedral Florence Galleria degli Uffizi Probably around 1335 he moved to the papal court in Avignon few traces remain of the frescoes made for Notre Dame des Doms where he befriended the poet Francesco Petrarca and where his work characterised by an elegant and sensitive draughtsmanship and a technical perfection in

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    h Home Joan Mates Biography and Works Author Joan Mates Born Dead Active between 1391 and 1431 Date Works Author Joan Mates Title Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist with Donor Year ca 1410 Biography Listen Mates was a painter working in Catalunya between 1391 and 1431 whose work falls within the international Catalan Gothic style that developed around the figure of Luis Borrassá Mates was an expressive painter who used contrasts of lines to model the figures resulting in works that are primarily notable for their elegance and in which the influence of Franco Flemish illuminators has also been detected His style developed over the course of his career and became more mannered Mates executed important commissions primarily in Barcelona and also in Huesca He completed the Saint Thomas and Saint Anthony Altarpiece for Barcelona cathedral which had been left unfinished by Pere Serra on his death Documented works by Mates include the Saint Martin and Saint Ambrose altarpieces again for Barcelona cathedral of 1411 the Saint Sebastian Altarpiece of 1417 25 Museo Nacional de Art de Catalunya and the altarpiece of the high altar of the church of Santa María in Vila Rodona of 1422 The exact date of Mates death is not known but he made his will in 1431 His son Jorge followed his father s profession and became an apprentice in the workshop of Jaume Huguet in 1469 Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to the shop Recommended artists Anonymous German Artist active in Cologne Active in Colognem ca 1350 Gabriel Mälesskircher ca 1430 Munich 1495 Johann Koerbecke ca 1420 Munster 1490 Anonymous German Artist active in Westphalia Active in

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    firm but left in 1889 to study art under the painter Bouguereau at the Académie Julian In 1893 he began to study under the Symbolist painter Gustave Moreau at the École des Beaux Arts and joined his workshop in 1895 In addition to the influence of Moreau and the masters whose works he had copied at the Musée du LouvreMatisse s first works attest to an affinity with Impressionism However at the turn of the century while working at Carrière s workshopMatisse came into contact with André Derain and through him with Maurice Vlaminck Influenced by Post Impressionist painters such as Paul Signac Paul Cézanne Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh his language developed towards a new subjective expression of reality based on the concept of colour freed from its descriptive function The three artists exhibited at the Salon d Automne of 1905 where the critic Louis Vauxcelles branded them as fauves wild beasts the name by which the group became known thereafter These years were characterised by marked colour contrasts and the influence of African sculpture In the 1920s Matisse s work became infused with a serene sensuality and he turned his attention to tradition with a greater presence of ornamental features His artistic creed which branched out into many media such as sculpture lithography ceramics and painting was summed up in his Notes d un peintre published in 1908 Matisse s fame progressively grew from the end of the first decade of the century and aroused increasing interest among collectors and dealers notable among whom were Leo Stein and his sister Gertrude and the Russians Morosov and Shchukin for whom he executed the Dance and Music panels Saint Petersburg The State Hermitage Museum from 1909 to 1910 From the 1920s onwards Matisse lived between Paris and Nice and

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Dazzling Outcast Year 1966 Author Matta Title The Blinding Exile From the Cicle The Dazzling Outcast Year 1966 Author Matta Title The Where at Flood Tide From the Cicle The Dazzling Outcast Year 1966 Author Matta Title Where Madness Dwells A From the Cicle The Dazzling Outcast Year 1966 Biography Listen An architect by training Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta started out in painting as a self taught artist and joined the Surrealist movement In 1931 Matta travelled from his native Santiago de Chile to Paris to work at Le Corbusier s studio In 1934 he visited Spain and met Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí During these years he also travelled to Scandinavia where he came into contact with Alvar Aalto Russia and also London where he worked for a brief spell with Walter Gropius and László Moholy Nagy In 1937 he collaborated with Josep Lluís Sert and Luis Lacasa on the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic at the Paris Exposition Internationale where Picasso s Guernica had a great impact on him That year he met André Breton who had expressed an interest in his drawings which conjured up subjective fanciful landscapes In 1938 he was invited to take part in the Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme and remained linked to the Surrealist group until his expulsion ten years later When the Second World War broke out in 1939 Matta moved to New York and soon began to frequent the company of Jackson Pollock Arshile Gorky and Mark Rothko In 1942 his works were exhibited at the Pierre Matisse Gallery where they were admired by the young American artists During a trip to Mexico in 1941 he became acquainted with the work of the Mexican muralists As a result his works became larger and in this he also influenced his American

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Entrance to the Port on Port Goulphar Belle Île en Mer Year 1909 Biography Listen Maxime Émile Louis Maufra was born in Nantes on 17 May 1861 He completed his schooling at the secondary school in his native city where he also took drawing classes Two local painters Charles Lebourg and Charles Le Roux were his first mentors Throughout his career Maufra focused on the subjects he had studied in his youth such as the sea harbours ships and the countryside At the age of twenty he travelled to England where he was able to study the work of the English landscape painters such as Turner and Constable who left a deep impression on him In 1886 Maufra participated in the Salon showing two paintings However he later became more closely associated with the Salon des Indépendants During the following decade he completely gave up his involvement in the family business and moved to Brittany In Pont Aven where he stayed for six months he met Gauguin Maura has been considered a member of the Pont Aven School along with Émile Bernard Gustave Loiseau and Henry Moret among others In 1894 1896 1897 and 1901 he participated in a number of exhibitions the first of which was a monographic show of his work at Le Barc de Bouteville and later at the Durand Ruel Gallery Maufra s paintings usually depict seascapes and cliffs in Brittany and Normandy He also visited the region of Dauphiné and the surroundings of Le Havre Douarnenez and Locronan Maufra is considered a follower of the Impressionists and shared their preference for light and clarity but his work nevertheless differs in its more solid handling He died on 23 May 1918 in Poncé Mar Borobia Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    drawing lessons from the animal painter Pieter van Os and from Wouterus Verschuur who was famous for his stable interiors In 1858 he went to the village of Oosterbeek the so called Dutch Barbizon where young artists gathered to study nature en plein air There he met painters such as Paul Gabrià l Willem Maris and Gerard Bilders Then followed a period in which Anton Mauve lived in various cities of the Netherlands only in 1871 he decided to settle in The Hague He married Arià tte Carbentus a cousin of Vincent van Gogh His friendships with the painters of Oosterbeek were an excellent introduction to the circles of the group of The Hague School of which he became one of the leading artist His paintings were well received and sold well thanks to the good international contacts of Vincent van Gogh s uncle who was an art dealer in The Hague In 1881 Van Gogh decided he wanted to become a painter and asked Anton Mauve to help him with the first steps Mauve allowed him to work in his well appointed studio and to make drawings and watercolours after his models Early in 1882 Van Gogh and Mauve had serious quarrels about Vincent s relationship with Sien Hoornik a prostitute Eventually Vincent left The Hague but he always spoke respectfully about Mauve as a great artist Anton Mauve started to work in the surroundings of Laren a picturesque village between Amsterdam and Utrecht He even decided to move away from The Hague and to live in Laren His house was called Arià tte after his wife the house is not far from the heath where he loved to paint outdoors and close to the Singer Museum He died suddenly in 1888 Vincent van Gogh honoured his memory by

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