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British, 20th century, male.

Born 31 January 1942, in Northwood (Middlesex); died 19 February 1994, in London.

Painter, filmmaker, designer, author, poet. Landscapes, townscapes. Designs for stage sets, films, gardens.

Derek Jarman studied English, History and Art History at King's College in London before going on to study fine art at the Slade School of Art in London (...


Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 25 February 1861, in Barcelona; died 13 June 1931, in Aranjuez (Castile-La Mancha).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, writer. Portraits, scenes with figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, gardens.

Santiago Rusiñol studied in Barcelona under Tomás Moragas and spent a long period in Paris, working initially at the Académie Gervex. He settled in Montmartre, where he was closely associated with Miguel Utrillo, Ramón Casas and Zuloaga. His mentors/tutors at the Académie de la Palette included Eugène Carrière and Puvis de Chavannes. He moved in artistic circles and was friendly with Daudet, Toulet, Cumonsky and Erik Satie. He returned to Barcelona in 1894....


Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 January 1849, in Stockholm; died 14 May 1912, in Stockholm.

Painter, novelist, playwright. Landscapes, waterscapes.

In 1872, Strindberg learnt to paint with his friend, the landscape artist Per Ekström in Stockholm. He visited Paris for the first time in ...


Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 26 October 1842, in Luibez (Cherepovets district, Novgorod); died 13 April 1904, in Port Arthur (now Lushun, China).

Painter, designer, illustrator, writer. Historical subjects, military subjects, battles, genre scenes, portraits, figures, interiors with figures, church interiors, landscapes, townscapes, seascapes, architectural views, ruins, gardens, animals, birds, costume studies...