Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Van Gogh landscape to be shown for first time in 100 years
The significance of two handwritten numbers scribbled almost imperceptibly on the back had been overlooked until now. They have been found to correspond precisely with those on two separate lists of V...
Paul Gauguin Biography
Paul Gauguin - Biography. The complete works, large resolution images, ecard, rating, slideshow and more! One of the largest Paul Gauguin resource on the web!
Tahitian girls painting by Paul Gauguin 'becomes world's most expensive single work of art'
Qatar is understood to have acquired Gaugin's Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) for its state-run museums, just three years after spending £160million on a painting by Paul Cezanne.
Roderick Rose District Judge 1889-1896
Judge Rose was born in Smiths Falls, Canada, May 15, 1838. He moved with his parents to Woodstock, Canada, where he received his education. In 1858 he moved to Iowa where he was principal of the Monte...
Edwin Lord Weeks
Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 1903), American artist, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1849. He was a pupil of Léon Bonnat and of Jean-Léon Gérôme, at Paris. H...
Camille Pissarro
Here are works by another of my favorite Jewish artists, Camille Pissarro. Pissarro was born in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas (now part of the U.S. Virgin Isl...
Paul Gauguin
The works of Gauguin [French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1848-1903] The voices of The Tahitian Choir.
Edwin Lord Weeks - YouTube
Sep 30, 2008 ... Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 1903), American artist, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1849. He was a pupil of Léon Bonnat and of Jean-Léon ...
Alexander Fraser Pirie
Alexander Fraser Pirie (October 1, 1849 – August 15, 1903) was a Canadian journalist and newspaper editor.
Pirie was born in Guelph, Upper Canada, to George Pirie (1799–1870), a native of Aberdeen...
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Zygmunt Gorgolewski
Zygmunt Gorgolewski (February 14, 1845 – July 6, 1903) was a Polish architect, renowned for his construction of the Grand Theatre in Lwów (Lviv). Gorgolewski was born in Solec (Schulitz), Provin...
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Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Alexander Buller
Admiral Sir Alexander Buller GCB (30 June 1834 – 3 October 1903) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, China Station.
Alexander Buller was born on 30 June 1834, the second...
Roderick Rose District Judge 1889-1896
Judge Rose was born in Smiths Falls, Canada, May 15, 1838. He moved with his parents to Woodstock, Canada, where he received his education. In 1858 he moved to Iowa where he was principal of the Monte...
Edward J. Smith (Canadian politician)
Edward John Smith (1819 – 1903) was a merchant and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Westmorland County from 1875 to 1878 as a Liberal member.He was born in Shediac, New ...
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Peter Lesley
J. Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist.
He was born in Philadelphia. It is recorded by Sir Archibald Geikie that he was christened Peter after his father and g...
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Jaimal Singh
Baba Jaimal Singh (1839–1903), popularly called "Baba Ji Maharaj", was a Punjabi sikh who became a disciple of Soami Shiv Dayal (the Sant Mat saint of Agra and founder of the Radha Soami spiritual mov...
Alvan E. Bovay
Major Alvan Earle Bovay (July 12, 1818 – January 13, 1903) was a founder of the United States Republican Party.
He was born in Adams, New York. He later attended Norwich University, in the mounta...
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Brigham Young, Jr.
Brigham Young, Jr. (December 18, 1836 – April 11, 1903) served as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1899 until ...
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Margaret Ann Neve
Margaret Ann Neve, née Harvey (18 May 1792 – 4 April 1903) of St. Peter Port, Guernsey, English Channel was the first recorded female supercentenarian.
As a child, Neve survived a fall down the s...
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Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria
Elisabeth Franziska Maria, Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary and Bohemia (17 January 1831, Buda, Hungary – 14 February 1903, Albertina, Austria-Hungary).Elisabeth of Austria was born i...
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Otto Franz von Möllendorff
Otto Franz von Möllendorff (1848–1903) was a German scientist, a malacologist. In 1894, Jose Rizal sent (from Dapitan) to Möllendorff (who was in Manila at that time) specimens of large sea snails kno...
Edward Byles Cowell
Edward Byles Cowell FBA (January 23, 1826 – February 9, 1903) was a noted translator of Persian poetry and the first professor of Sanskrit at Cambridge University. Cowell was born in Ipswich, and beca...
José Desiderio Valverde
José Desiderio Valverde Pérez (1822 – December 22, 1903) was a Dominican military figure and politician. He served as president of the Dominican Republic from June 13, 1858 until Augus...
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Muhammad Munawar Khan
Sir Muhammad Munawar Khan (died 1903) was the Prince of Arcot from 1889 to 1903. Muhammad Munawar Khan was the nephew of Intizam-ul-Mulk, the third Prince of Arcot. He was made a Knight Commander of ...
Augustin Thompson
Augustin Thompson (Union, Maine on November 25, 1835 – June 8, 1903) was a physician, businessman and philanthropist who created the Moxie soft drink and the company that manufactures it (now part of...
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Anna-Kajsa Norman
Anna-Kajsa Norman (1820–1903), known as Spel-Stina or Spelstina (Playing Stina), was a Swedish folk musician, a spelman (violinist), and a composer.
Norman was born in Dalarna and lived her adult ...