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Willem Gerard Hofker

Willem Gerard Hofker

01 Feb 2016

Willem Hofker was born in The Hague and first studied at the Academy of Fine Arts there and later at the National Academy in Amsterdam. He was also taught by Willem Witsen and Issac Israel who were fr... Read more
Theo Meier

Theo Meier

01 Feb 2016

Theo Meier, born in basel (Switzerland), 31 March 1908. The artist was pupil of the ‘Kunstgewerbeschule’ in Basel and was taught at the academies of arts in Berlin and Dresden, both i... Read more

Romualdo Locatelli

Romualdo Locatelli

01 Feb 2016

Romualdo Locatelli (1905-1943), a painter, was born in Bergamo, in Northern Italy.   The Locatelli family is known for producing three generations of artists including painter Raffaello... Read more
Roland Strasser

Roland Strasser

01 Feb 2016

Born in Vienna in 1895, Strasser was greatly influenced during his childhood by his father, painter and sculptor Arthur Strasser, and first developed his artistic skills in his father’s studio. ... Read more

Miguel Covarrubias

Miguel Covarrubias

01 Feb 2016

Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud , Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud, Mexican painter andcaricaturist, painter, caricaturist, illustrator, ethnologist, art historian... Read more
Donald Friend

Donald Friend

01 Feb 2016

Donald Friend was born in Sydney in 1915. Friend was a student of the Royal Art School and a member of the Sydney Charm School. Donald Friend has been considered one of the finest draftsmen of the hum... Read more

Auke Sonnega

Auke Sonnega

01 Feb 2016

An artist’s quest to find inspiration and spiritual contentment can take him on a long voyage far away from home.  Such was the journey for Dutch artist Auke Cornelis Sonnega.  Born in... Read more
Andre Maire

Andre Maire

01 Feb 2016

Andre Maire, (French, 1898-1985). His father is Mayor Jules quickly his son Andrew’s school drawings of the Place des Vosges, where he was introduced to Emile Bernard by the poet Rodet... Read more

Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur

Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur

01 Feb 2016

Adrien came to Bali at Singaraja by boat in 1932. He was fascinated by what remained then of Balinese culture, including the Balinese people‘s traditional way of life, the temple rituals and loc... Read more