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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    spreading the modern movement in the United States He studied painting at the Slade School of Art and spent from 1902 to 1908 travelling around Europe where he visited many museums On returning he settled in London where his compositions began to incorporate Cubist elements in 1910 By 1912 Lewis had shaped a language of his own based on a reinterpretation not only of Cubism but also of Expressionism Futurism and Japanese woodblock prints Lewis worked at the Omega workshops for a brief spell but soon left owing to his clashes with Roger Fry Following an unsuccessful attempt to establish a Rebel Art Centre together with Edward Wadsworth Henri Gaudier Brzeska and others he developed a semi abstract geometric style called Vorticism based on architectural forms and the structure of machines The vehicle for disseminating the theory that underpinned the movement was the magazine Blast in which Lewis as director expressed his interest in politics and its implications for art In the First World War years during which Lewis was involved in a Canadian project to portray the battle front despite returning to a representative style his works retained their typically Vorticist angular appearance When the war ended he attempted to breathe new life into the art scene by promoting the Group X exhibition in 1920 and setting up the magazine The Tyro a name he also gave to several of his works In the 1920s a period in which his paintings were influenced by the Dadaist and Surrealist movements he stood out chiefly as a writer producing novels and publications on politics philosophy and literature that brought him into conflict with most of the British intelligentsia During the Second World War he lived in various parts of the United States and Canada and after returning to London he worked

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    Follow and reserve the activities Studies of the Collection Open Windows Restoration Educathyssen Educational Programmes Apps Community Mobile apps social media Online Shop Book Publications Gifts Support the Museum Sponsors Friends Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Circle of Lucas van Le Biography and Works Author Circle of Lucas van Leyden Born Dead Active ca 1510 1520 Date Works Author Circle of Lucas van Leyden Title Saint Paul Year 1525 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 Jan de Beer Antwerp ca 1475 Antwerp before 10 November 1528 Joachim Patinir Dinant or Bourvignes ca 1480 Antwerp before 5 October 1524 Master of Frankfurt 1460 Atwerp 1533 Lucas van Leyden Leiden c 1494 1533 Jan Wellen de Cock Leiden ca 1490 Antwerp before 19 January 1527 Recommended works The Card Players Lucas vanLeyden Portrait of a Lady spinning Maerten vanHeemskerck The Virgin standing with Christ Child at her Breast Anonymous Flemish Artist active ca 1530 The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    was also known as Aert Claesz Most of our information about his life and work derives from Karel van Mander who stated that Aertgen continued the family tradition initially working in his father s weaving workshop In 1516 he became an apprentice to Cornelis Engebrechtsz His work reveals numerous influences including that of his teacher Jan Wellens de Cock Baldung Grien and the members of the Danube School as well as Lucas van Leyden Jan van Scorel and finally Maerten van Heemskerck and Frans Floris It is thought that he may have travelled to the south of Germany no later than 1530 The eclectic nature of his style continues to make attributions difficult and to establish his artistic chronology The civil registers in Leyden confirm that an artist named Aert Claesz was working in the city between 1521 and 1564 Van Mander notes that the artist produced hundreds of designs for stained glass and lists some of his works One of them The Last Judgement Musée des Beaux Arts Valenciennes is a triptych commissioned by the Montfoort family It was rediscovered by Boon in 1969 and hence became the most secure attribution and the starting point for establishing this artist s work The paintings related to Aertgen van Leyden have been organised into three groups The first is a small group associated with The Sermon in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the second comprises various works associated with The Raising of Lazarus in the same museum and the third comprises chalk ink and wash drawings some of which are designs for stained glass Despite shared characteristics among these works experts have not been in unanimous agreement regarding their attribution Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    a printmaker draughtsman and painter He is considered one of the great names of Dutch genre painting and one of the most brilliant printmakers of all times According to Van Mander he received his first lessons from his father the painter Hugo Jacobsz then continued his training with Cornelis Engebrechtsz A considerable amount is known about Lucas van Leyden and from 1500 onwards he is frequently mentioned in documents in his native city He married the daughter of a magistrate was a member of two militia companies enjoyed a comfortable social position and was among the most prosperous citizens in Leiden Lucas met Dürer during a trip to Antwerp in 1521 They exchanged prints and Dürer painted Lucas portrait According to Van Mander at the age of thirty one Lucas embarked on a trip around the provinces of Zeeland Flanders and Brabant in the company of Jan Gossaert Lucas van Leyden was a prolific artist and most of his output comprises prints of which around 200 have survived most of them signed and dated in the plate His first prints reveal the influence of Dürer s graphic work while from 1525 he was influenced by Italian art through Gossaert and Marcantonio Raimondi s engravings Lucas surviving paintings are relatively few in number considered to be around fifteen of which four were described by Van Mander The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and a Donor Alte Pinakothek Munich The Last Judgement Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal Leiden The Adoration of the Golden Calf Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and The Healing of the Blind Man of Jericho Hermitage St Petersburg Despite being a widely admired and highly imitated artist Lucas van Leyden did not employ assistants or have any pupils Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    to illustrate Frédéric Henriet s book Paysagiste aux champs In 1869 he went to London where he met Alphonse Legros who eventually introduced him to the art dealer Paul Durand Ruel Lhermitte s works sold well at Durand Ruel s gallery in New Bond Street One of his paintings The Harvest was awarded with a medal at the Paris Salon of 1874 In that period he made several trips to Bretagne He also became a close friend to the painter Henner Degas invited Lhermitte to participate in the fourth exhibition of the Impressionists but Lhermitte refused He bought a house in his birthplace His painting The Payment of the Harvesters was one of the highlights of the collection of the new Musée du Luxembourg in Paris Lhermitte had become a famous modern artist among his admirers were Rodin Vincent van Gogh and Puvis de Chavannes The art gallery Boussod Valadon et Cie signed a contract with Lhermitte for the exclusive rights to sell his paintings Boussod and Valadon were the successors of the famous Goupil Gallery which employed both Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo as sales assistants The French Government asked Lhermitte to decorate the Salle des Commissions in the Sorbonne Under pressure from his old friend Cazin Lhermitte became a member of the newly founded Société Nationale des Beaux Arts In Munich however he participated with enthusiasm in the exhibition of the Secession with artists such as Max Liebermann Josef Israà ls Anton Mauve and Munkascy The city of Paris invited him to make a monumental painting for the decoration of the new Hà tel de Ville with the most ambitious of his market scènes called Les Halles At the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris Lhermitte was represented with seven paintings He was created officer of

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    his studies at the Kunsthochschule in Weimar he travelled to Paris where he was attracted to the work of Gustave Courbet and Jean Franà ois Millet Liebermann lived in the French capital from 1874 to 1878 He also took advantage of the summers to travel to Holland where he copied works by Frans Hals He moved to Munich in 1878 but his painting was not received as he expected and he was even accused of blasphemy for painting his Christ in the Temple 1879 in a crudely realist style His works from this period reveal the influence of Wilhelm Leibl one of the few painters he befriended in the Bavarian capital Having returned to his native city in 1884 Liebermann produced some of his most famous works such as Flax Barn in Laren 1887 one of the emblems of German Naturalism From the end of the 1880s following his two trips to Holland in 1886 and 1887 in which he befriended Jozef Israà ls Liebermann s art shows a greater interest in nature and its capacity to evoke feelings and states of mind But the real change in his art came in 1895 when he adopted the Impressionist style From that moment his palette became brighter and more colourful and he abandoned the motifs from the rural world in favour of scenes depicting the leisure activities of the bourgeoisie on beaches spas shows etc His interest in French Impressionist painting led him to collect many works by Manet Degas Monet and Cézanne Fame arrived quickly for Liebermann He soon became one of the most sought after portrait painters in the intellectual world of Berlin In 1898 he was appointed president of the Berlin Secession a post he held until 1911 when the crisis provoked by his opposition to the German

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    his native city Between 1617 and 1619 he continued his studies in Amsterdam with the history painter Pieter Lastman whose influence is clearly evident in his early works Lievens returned to Leiden around 1625 and set up as an independent master Over the following years he worked in close contact with Rembrandt whom he had met in Lastman s studio in Amsterdam and at one point the two artists shared a studio Lievens works of this period are so close to the style of Rembrandt that they have been confused in the past In 1632 the artist moved to London where he worked for the court executing portraits of members of the royal family of which none have survived In England Lievens met Anthony van Dyck whose style influenced his own In 1635 the artist is documented in Antwerp where he is registered in the guild of Saint Luke During his time in Flanders Lievens painting oved way from his early Leiden style and came close to the Flemish Baroque manner of Van Dyck Rubens and Adriaen Brouwer In 1638 he married Susana de Nole daughter of the sculptor Andries Colyn de Nole Lievens returned to Holland in 1644 and settled in Amsterdam Two years later he married for the second time to Cornelia de Bray daughter of the Haarlem painter Jan de Bray During this period Lievens executed numerous important commissions for history paintings and allegories for example the works for the Oranjezaal in the Huis ten Bosch The Hague and for the Stadhuis on the Dam now the Royal Palace Amsterdam All these compositions reveal the elegance smoothness and pale tonality of his Flemish phase During these years Lievens also produced a large number of portraits His work became so celebrated that the artist travelled to Berlin Cleves

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    fruit He was born around 1600 probably in Paris where he may have first trained but almost nothing is known of this period of his life Linard is documented in Paris for the first time in 1626 living in the Saint Germandes rès quarter which was the home of many of the capital s still life painters including Louise Moillon and Lubin Baugin as well as other Flemish artists who specialised in this genre The first still life that can be securely attributed to Linard dates from 1627 In 1631 he was appointed Peintre et Valet de Chambre du Roi to Louis XIII a post that gave him a certain autonomy and financial independence for the remainder of his career Linard s output primarily consists of fruit and flower paintings and together with Louise Moillon he was one of the first artists to include female figures in this genre surrounding them with still life motifs Compositions of this type include Woman with Flowers and Woman with Fruit both private collection Paris From the outset his style reveals the marked influence of the Flemish school particularly Jan Brueghel s still lifes but his works are also imbued with the elegance characteristic of French painting in this genre Along with his contemporaries Moillon and Pierre Bouclé he is one of the great figures within this genre in France Linard s late works are more allegorical for example The Five Senses Musée des Beaux Arts Strasbourg of 1638 in which fruit flowers a musical box mirror set of cards and some coins evoke the five senses and in which the perishable elements contrast with the permanent ones symbolising the passing of time Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists

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