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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Urbino in 1483 and first trained with his father the painter Giovanni Santi After the latter s death in 1495 he continued his studies in Perugino s studio Between 1504 and 1508 Raphael is documented in Florence where he became acquainted with the work of Michelangelo and Leonardo and was particularly influenced by the latter During his time in Florence Raphael received numerous commissions including portraits and depictions of the Virgin and Child intended for private devotion The artist s fame rapidly grew and around 1508 Julius II invited him to Rome to work for the papacy That same year Raphael embarked on the fresco decoration of the Pope s apartments in the Vatican palace a major project that comprised four rooms of monumental paintings They include some of the artist s masterpieces such as The School of Athens in the Stanza della Segnatura and The Fire in the Borgo in the Stanza dell Incendio While working on this major project which occupied him for the rest of his life Raphael also executed a large number of portraits religious compositions and tapestry cartoons In 1509 he initiated his activities as an architect with the project for the Villa Farnesina and over the following years was active in both fields On the death of Bramante in 1514 Leo X appointed Raphael architect in charge of the reconstruction of Saint Peter s while one year later he was made superintendent of the city s classical monuments During these years Raphael ran an extremely large and prolific studio that received numerous commissions Among his assistants the figure of Giulio Romano became of increasing importance During the last five years of his life Raphael was the principal figure within the Roman art world and enjoyed an elevated social status He died young in 1520

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home William Tylee Ranney Biography and Works Author William Tylee Ranney Born Dead Middletown 1813 West Hoboken 1857 Date Works Author William Tylee Ranney Title The Scouting Party Year 1851 Biography Listen W Tylee Ranney was born in 1913 in Middletown CT Between 1826 and 1833 he was an apprentice to a tinsmith in Fayetteville NC In 1833 he returned North and studied drawing and painting in Brooklyn NY In 1836 he served as a volunteer in the army of the Republic of Texas The exposure to the mountain men who served in the war and the haunting solitude of the Plains inspired the Western genre scenes he began to paint in the late 1840s In 1837 he resumed art studies in Brooklyn The following year he exhibited for the first time at the National Academy of Design elected Associate 1850 Between 1839 and 1842 he may have revisited North Carolina and Texas In 1843 he opened a portrait studio in New York and began to exhibit regularly at the American Art Union He established a reputation for sporting pictures and historical genre scenes as well as Western subjects By 1850 he had built a house and studio in West Hoboken NJ There he died after several years of ill health on 18 November 1857 Elizabeth Garrity Ellis 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 Paul Lacroix Activo en Nueva York entre 1855 y 1869 Eastman Johnson Lovell 1824 Nueva York 1906 Alfred Thompson Bricher Portsmouth 1837 New Dorp 1908 Samuel S Carr Inglaterra 1837 Brooklyn

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    artistic expression that made him one of the key figures in the evolution of the art of the last decades of the twentieth century Rauschenberg studied pharmacy at the University of Texas followed by art history sculpture and music at the Kansas City Art Institute from 1946 to 1947 Soon afterwards he enrolled at the Académie Julian in Paris and later studied under Josef Albers and Jack Tworkov at the prestigious Black Mountain College in North Carolina where he struck up a friendship with John Cage In 1952 he travelled in Italy France and Spain with Cy Twombly In the early 1950s he developed a monochromatic abstract painting based on white red and black in which he studied different textures His friendship with Jasper Johns which lasted from 1954 to 1962 gave rise to an artistic collaboration in which both experimented outside the prevailing Abstract Expressionism Rauschenberg and Johns provided a link between the generation of older abstract artists and the young Pop artists Towards the mid 1950s he began to produce his combine paintings in which he blended painting assemblages and collages of photographs with found objects generally consumer items His contact with Marcel Duchamp was decisive in his revival of Dadaist methods and the incorporation of collage into his work Influenced by Andy Warhol in 1962 Rauschenberg began to experiment with a new type of artistic technique that became the basis of his work during the following years silkscreen printing This method allowed him to incorporate photographic images printed on silk screens which he then transferred to canvas superimposing and mixing them in the manner of collage He then completed the picture with oil paint Rauschenberg was an enquiring minded and highly versatile artist who was involved in many very different initiatives throughout his lifetime Notable examples are

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Arbós On a recommendation from Carlos de Haes Regoyos established contact in Brussels with the Belgian painter Joseph Quinaux 1822 1895 who became his most important teacher Regoyos took painting lessons in the elder artist s studio for two years During this time he also registered at the École Royale des Beaux Arts in Brussels where he attended courses in the class entitled Dessin d Après la Tête Antique under Joseph van Sevendonck Regoyos trained as a painter in Belgium where he remained for lengthy periods until the 1890s In 1881 he joined L Essor a society of artists who subsequently founded the unique and now highly regarded group Les XX in 1883 Regoyos was the only non Belgian artist in the group Ten years later the group felt it had achieved its goal of gaining acceptance for free art in Belgium and disbanded soon afterwards Regoyos s style was the product of continuous interaction with artist friends including Pissarro Whistler Seurat Signac Ensor and Van Rysselberghe and with the poet Émile Verhaeren with whom he collaborated on the publication of La España Negra and with whom he travelled through Spain France and Italy Regoyos s oeuvre spans several different phases The first covers his years in Belgium during which he mainly produced portraits The second phase is characterised by philosophical and pre Symbolist elements and falls under the label of the España Negra series The third in which his style and use of colour show strong affinities with Impressionism is the best known Regoyos showed his work primarily at group exhibitions that aimed to promote the freedom of art He exhibited in France often at the Indépendants in Paris and the Galerie Durand Ruel Belgium Germany the Netherlands Italy Britain Mexico and Argentina Exhibitions followed in the Spanish cities

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    years Between 1624 and 1625 Rembrandt continued his training in Amsterdam in the studio of the history painter Pieter Lastman He returned to Leiden in 1625 as an independent master and opened his own studio in partnership with the painter Jan Lievens whom he had met in Lastman s studio Rembrandt s first known work The Stoning of Saint Stephen Musée des Beaux Arts Lyon dates from this period and reveals the clear imprint of the Caravaggesque style In 1628 Rembrandt began to accept pupils in his studio including Gerrit Dou and Isaac Hendrick After the death of his father in 1630 Rembrandt left Leiden and settled in Amsterdam where he met the art dealer Hendrick van Uylenburgh who secured commissions for him particularly for portraits In 1632 he executed one of his most celebrated works The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp Mauritshuis The Hague which was exceptionally well received Rembrandt had already achieved a comfortable economic position by this date but his fortunes improved still further with his marriage in 1634 to Saskia van Uylenburgh his partner s niece and member of a wealthy family This prosperous period in Rembrandt s life culminated with the important commission for the Kloveniersdoelen Civil Guard Barracks for which he painted The Night Watch Rijksmuseum Amsterdam In the 1640s Rembrandt s personal and professional situation became more precarious and difficult his wife died in 1642 a few months after the birth of their son Titus the only one of their four children to survive Rembrandt was declared bankrupt in 1656 and one year later all his possessions including his art collection were sold at auction Despite these difficulties he continued to instruct his pupils including Govaert Flinck Carel Fabritius Ferdinand Bol and Aert de Gelder In the last years of his life Rembrandt

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    studied at the Yale University School of Fine Arts However his interest in the American Wild West spurred him to drop out of art school following his father s death in 1880 In 1882 Remington made the first of a long series of trips to the West failing to find what he had been so badly hoping for Instead of the wild landscape he had dreamed of Montana was a place in the process of civilisation where the Indians were beginning to live in reserves As a result Remington decided to devote himself to depicting that which he had yearned to find since boyhood His creations were based on reality but tinged with a dose of fantasy in keeping with his own expectations and those of many of his contemporaries and contributed to turning the Wild West into a myth On returning from his first trip Remington married and lived for a short time in Kansas settling permanently in New York in 1885 There he achieved great prestige as an illustrator for the magazines Harper s Scribner s and Outing The public gradually came to identify his life with his paintings and illustrations creating a myth around him that he made no effort to refute At the beginning of the 1890s he visited Africa and Europe In 1896 and 1898 he travelled to Cuba with the American army to illustrate the War of Independence against Spain Remington broadened his artistic repertoire in 1885 when he began to experiment with sculpture In an attempt to be accepted as a fully fledged painter and not just as an illustrator his style became simpler and less anecdotal with the turn of the century His nocturnal scenes belong to this context He died in 1909 shortly after a successful major exhibition at Knoedler s

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    masters about 1860 In 1861 he attended the drawing classes taught by Charles Gleyre and was finally admitted to the École des Beaux Arts in 1862 although he continued to frequent Gleyre s studio where he came into contact with Claude Monet Alfred Sisley and Frédéric Bazille He accompanied them on outings to the forest of Fontainebleau and was soon attracted by plein air painting Renoir had his first work shown at the Salon in 1864 Esmeralda which he later destroyed However in the previous years the Salon rejected several of his works which led him to exhibit at the Salon des Refusés in 1863 After an interval in which he was called up to fight in the Franco Prussian war enoir showed his work in the First Impressionist Exhibition of 1874 During the years immediately after the war ended he spent periods with Monet at Argenteuil where the two artists created landscapes that would epitomize the Impressionist style Renoir ceased to take part in the Impressionist exhibitions after the third in 1877 and from 1878 onwards his works were admitted to the official Salon This change of attitude coincided with a creative crisis in which the artist severed his links with Impressionism His compositions became more balanced and he attached greater importance to drawing The influence of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres and his trip to Italy in which he felt especially attracted to Raphael became evident in his new works of which bathers were one of the most recurring themes Seeking new sources of inspiration Renoir travelled extensively within and outside France visiting the museums of many European cities such as Dresden London and Madrid By about 1900 Renoir s fame had spread and his reputation was established as a great artist The turn of the century saw a

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    This artist has been identified as Marino di Sirissea or Marinus de Seeu a painter from Reymerswaele mentioned by the biographers Guicciardini and Karel van Mander He may also have been the artist from Zeeland named Moryn Claessone who registered in the guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp in 1509 as an apprentice stained glass maker If this is the case his date of birth should be located around 1490 His father was probably Claes van Ziericsee a painter registered in that guild in 1475 Together with the followers of Quinten Massys Marinus van Reymerswaele was one of a group of 16th century Dutch artists who specialised in genre scenes and his most frequently depicted subjects were those of tax collectors money changers and merchants Among his most important works are The Money changer and his Wife Museo Nacional del Prado Madrid of which various versions are known and The Tax Collectors National Gallery London which is known in more than twenty five variants some of them by collaborators and apprentices These works all imbued with a satirical tone can be read as critiques of corruption and greed Van Reymerswaele also painted religious subjects of which his first Saint Jerome Museo Nacional del Prado Madrid dates from 1521 while he was probably the first Netherlandish artist to depict the Calling of Saint Matthew In his versions of that subject Van Reymerswaele depicted Matthew as a usurer in what would become his most popular subject It is still unclear whether Van Reymerswaele can be identified as the Marinus Claesson native of Romerswael who was tried in the city of Middelburg on 23 June 1567 and sentenced for his participation in the iconoclastic uprising in Westmonsterkerk in 1566 Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add

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