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Famous painting thefts

28th Jan 2023

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da VinciThe Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, was stolen from the Louvre in 1911 by Vincenzo Peruggia, an Italian handyman who worked at the museum. He was caught and the pain … read more

Sir Anthony Van Dyck

BlogAdmin on 10th Jul 2022

His Early LifeSir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) was a famous Flemish Baroque artist and a leading court painter of the Royalty in England. He was born in 1599 in Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands now in Bel … read more

Titian

kjs on 20th Jun 2022

His ChildhoodTitian, born Tiziano Vecelli, (1488-1576) was an Italian painter and the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, near Belluno, a small … read more

Camille Corot

kjs on 17th Jun 2022

His early lifeCamille Corot (1796-1875), in full Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, was a French painter who is best known for his bucolic landscapes and atmospheric depictions of light and shadow landscape … read more

​William Bouguereau

kjs on 15th Jun 2022

William Bouguereau (1825-1905) was born in La Rochelle, France, in 1825. The youngest of five children, he showed an early interest in art. His mother often took him to the local church, where he woul … read more