Thursday, 28 July 2011

Jacques Poirier

Jacques Poirier (1928-2002) was a French painter. His paintings were done in the realist "Trompe l'Oeil" style with a mastery and a poetry rarely seen in this genre.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Albert Edelfelt

Albert Gustaf Aristides Edelfelt (21 July 1854 – 18 August 1905)
A Finnish painter and one of my absolute favorites. He still makes me cry :´)

Monday, 18 July 2011

James Jebusa Shannon

Sir James Jebusa Shannon (1862 - 1923), North American artist, was born in Auburn, New York, and at the age of eight was taken by his parents to Canada.

Friday, 1 July 2011

Gyula Talos

I can't find much information about this man, except that he lived 1887 - 1975, and perhaps was American, born in Hungary. At least he has a very Hungarian name. Gyula is pronounced "dew-la" and Anglicised would be Julius.