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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Active in New York and Colorado.

Born October 1959, in Athens (Ohio).

Sculptor, landscape artist, architect.

Environmental Art, Land Art.

Maya Lin studied architecture at Yale University, obtaining a BA in 1981 and an MA in 1986. In 1987, Yale awarded her an honorary doctorate in fine arts. She taught in the Yale art history department, the school of landscape design at Harvard University, and the Phillips Exeter Academy. She also worked as a design consultant and an architectural designer....

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active from 1885 to 1909 active in France.

Born 11 August 1858, in New Haven (Connecticut); died 1946, in Bronxville (New York).

Painter, miniaturist. Figures, nudes, portraits, scenes with figures, interiors with figures, landscapes, gardens, flowers. Murals.

Mary Louise Fairchild was a student at the School of Fine Art in St Louis. There she was awarded a bursary, which enabled her to set up for three years, from ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 26 September 1916, in Amiens; died 23 December 1992, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/wash), designer. Portraits, landscapes, gardens, bestiaries. Wall decorations, stage costumes and sets, designs for tapestries.

Dominick Marty was born into a family of artists. His father was the illustrator André-Édouard Marty; his mother the violinist Madeleine Marty-Zipelius. In his formative years, he was involved in the creation of stage scenery and costumes. He worked for the ...

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Australian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1855, in Melbourne; died 20 December 1917, in South Yarra.

Painter. Scenes with figures, genre scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, boats, gardens.

Frederick McCubbin trained at the newly established School of Design at the National Gallery of Melbourne in 1871. He stayed briefly in Europe in 1907. His works are close to those of his contemporaries, the French Impressionists. Like them, he painted out of doors, depicting everyday scenes in muted, neutral colours. His sober compositions testify to his deep attachment to his native Australia....

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 6 March 1882, in New York; died 1960.

Painter.

Herbert Meyer was a student at the Art Students League in New York and studied under Dumond. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club. As a landscape artist Meyer had a perfect, comprehensive and vigorous command of his descriptive craft....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 April 1847, in Sommerpahlen (now Somerpalu, Estonia); died 13 September 1918.

Landscape artist.

Reinhold von Moeller studied at the Munich and Vienna academies and travelled extensively throughout Europe and Asia. He exhibited from 1876 in Munich, Düsseldorf and Berlin....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 27 June 1880, in Courlon (Yonne).

Painter. Genre scenes.

Henri Montassier was a pupil of Luc-Olivier Merson. He was essentially a landscape artist, and also worked in North Africa. He was a member of the Société des Artistes Français and first took part in the Salon in ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1854, in Oletzko; died 5 January 1914, in Tilsit (now Sovetsk).

Landscape artist.

Muttray attended the academies of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) and Berlin.

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 October 1824 or or, in Venice; died 15 May 1919, in Lucerne.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

Son of Nerly the Elder; studied initially under his father, a landscape artist in his own right, then under Blaas, Moja and Molmenti. Nerly went on to exhibit in Rome, Venice and Bologna....

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 10 August 1886, in Balassagyarmat.

Landscape artist.

Sandor Nogradi studied in Budapest.

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Czechoslovak, 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 21 July 1870, in Prague; died 8 August 1932 or or, in Berlin.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver (wood/etching), lithographer, illustrator, draughtsman. Portraits, street scenes, rustic scenes, landscapes, gardens, landscapes with figures, urban views, still-lifes, flowers. Stage sets, posters, ex-libris plates...

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1863, in Kharkov; died 1915.

Landscape artist.

Konstantin Pervukhin was a student of M. D. Ivanova-Raevskaya and Nikolai Nikanorovich Dubovskoy. Work by him may been seen in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1876, in Elgin (Illinois); died 1965, in Leawood (Kansas).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist. Landscapes, gardens, street scenes, flowers, scenes with figures.

Jane Peterson studied at the Pratt Institute of Design, New York (1885-1901), at the Art Students League in New York, in London under Frank Brangwyn, in Paris under Emile Blanche and André Hiteiteh, and in Madrid with painter Joaquín Sorolla y Batida. She travelled widely, even joining Louis Comfort Tiffany on a continental painting trip in his private railway carriage. Peterson taught at the Art Students League from 1914 to 1919 and at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. Her early work focused on New England beach and pier scenes. From 1925 she concentrated on large floral paintings with rich brocades and gold or silver backgrounds....

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Quebec.

Painter. Urban landscapes, waterscapes, landscapes.

Claude Picher was deliberately a landscape artist of atmosphere. He depicted towns and their roofs, frozen rivers, forests and clearings, under snow or at night, and usually with an extremely reduced range of colours. Although he was a fierce enemy of abstraction, one can sometimes nonetheless discern, in his own painting, expressions that approach abstraction, scarcely camouflaged by vague allusions to nature or even just by the title of the work....

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 28 May 1972, in Aillant-sur-Tholon (Yonne).

Painter. Portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes, gardens, still-lifes.

Melissa Pinon is a graduate of the l'École Nationale des Beaux-arts in Paris. Using conventional techniques (oils, colle de peau, distemper), she paints from nature in order to capture the atmosphere of public gardens and public and private interiors. She also teaches drawing and composition....

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 October 1861, in New York; died 12 September 1933, in Cornish.

Painter, engraver, architect, garden designer. Seascapes, landscapes, interiors.

Charles Adams Platt was a student of the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League of New York and of Lefebvre and Boulanger in Paris. He belonged to the American Federation of the Arts. He won a bronze medal at the Paris Exhibition of ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1855, in Bremen; died 23 December 1919, in Hamburg.

Landscape artist.

Rahtjen was a student at the academy in Düsseldorf and the school of fine art in Stuttgart. He exhibited from 1880 in Berlin, Dresden, Munich and Bremen....

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 1928, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes.

Ginette Rapp studied at the Académie Julian in Paris. She exhibited at the Tate Gallery in London in 1955. She was primarily a landscape artist.

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Elouges; died 1964.

Painter.

Regnart was an intimate of several Symbolist painters and a number of regional landscape artists.

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1900.

Born 6 January 1889, in Kamenets-Poldoski, Russia; died 1963, in Winona, Minnesota.

Painter. Figures, nudes, interiors with figures, gardens, landscapes, still-lifes.

Louis Ritman emigrated to the USA as a child. He studied with William Chase, John Vanderpoel and Wellington Jarard Reynolds at various art schools before setting sail for Paris in ...