Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
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Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
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The 10 greatest works of art ever
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Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
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Missing Picasso, disguised as a holiday gift, is recovered in New York
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The Women of Pablo Picasso
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso
Collection of art work by Pablo Picasso.
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Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
Emil Ludwig
Emil Ludwig (25 January 1881 – 17 September 1948) was a German author, known for his biographies and study of historical "greats."
Emil Ludwig (originally named Emil Cohn) was born in Breslau, now...
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Muriel Beaumont
Muriel Beaumont, Lady du Maurier (1881 – 27 November 1957) was an English stage actress. She was the wife of the actor Gerald du Maurier and mother of the writer Daphne du Maurier. She retired from th...
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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Albert Thellung
Albert Thellung (12 May 1881 - 26 June 1928) was a Swiss botanist.He was a professor at the University of Zurich. The Austrian botanist Otto Stapf named the plant genus Thellungia of the Poaceae famil...
Galbraith Lowry Egerton Cole
The Honourable Galbraith Lowry Egerton Cole (1881-1929) was a pioneer settler and farmer (1905) of the East Africa Protectorate. Part of his Kekopey Ranch on Lake Elementaita, Kenya, where he is burie...
Hetty Goldman
Hetty Goldman (December 19, 1881 – May 4, 1972) was an American archaeologist. She was the first woman faculty member at the Institute for Advanced Study and one of the first female archaeologists to ...
George Bell Timmerman, Sr.
George Bell Timmerman, Sr. (March 28, 1881 – April 22, 1966) was a United States federal judge.Born in Edgefield County, South Carolina, Timmerman received an LL.B. from South Carolina College i...
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Sydney Smith (cricketer, born 1881)
Sydney Gordon Smith (born San Fernando, Trinidad on 15 January 1881, died at Auckland, New Zealand, on 25 October 1963) was a cricketer who had three distinct careers, playing for Trinidad in the West...
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Kate Leigh
Catherine Mary Josephine "Kate" Leigh (née Beahan; 10 March 1881 – 4 February 1964) was an Australian underworld figure who rose to prominence as an illegal trader of alcohol and cocaine dealer in Sur...
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The Engineer's Lover
The Engineer's Lover (Italian: L'amante dell'ingegnere) is a painting by Italian painter Carlo Carrà. It was finished during the metaphysical phase of the artist (1921). It portrays an enigmatic head ...
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Ed McLane
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Albert Smith (Australian politician)
Albert Edward Smith (2 January 1881 – 5 February 1965) was an Australian politician. Born in Kent, England, he migrated to Australia as a child and was educated at Clare in South Australia. He b...
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John Joseph Earley
John Joseph Earley (born 1881 New York City - November 25, 1945) was the son of James Earley, a fourth generation Irish stone carver and ecclesiastical artist. A skilled artisan, architect, and innova...