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Vincent Willem van Gogh's work falls under post-impressionism.Van Gogh is today regarded as one of the great painters of the 19th century. However, this recognition came only late.
Vermeer was probably the first to perform his paintings, as later the most painters of his time, with monochrome shades of gray.Unfortunately no sketches of the painter Johannes Vermeer are known.
Piet Mondriaan is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.He is known for being one of the pioneers of abstract art when he changed his artistic direction from figurative painting to an increasingly more abstract style.
Carel Fabritius was apprenticed to Rembrandt together with Samuel van Hoogstraten.Fabritius, who was a member of the Delft School, developed his own artistic style and experimented with perspective and lighting.
Mankes produced around 200 paintings, 100 drawings and 50 prints before dying of tuberculosis at the age of 30.His restrained, detailed work ranged from self-portraits to landscapes and studies of birds and animals.
Isaac Israels studied in the studio of his father Jozef Israëls, one of the masters of the Hague School.In 1881, when he was 16, he sold a painting, Bugle Practice, even before it was finished to the artist and collector Hendrik Willem Mesdag.
Theo van Doesburg was known as one of the most important representatives and proponent of abstract art in the 20th century.To this end he founded De Stijl magazine in 1917. Besides being a painter Van Doesburg was also active as a poet.
Théo van Rysselberghe was a Belgian neo-impressionist painter, graphic artist and designer. He played a key role in the European art world at the end of the 19th century.He was one of the founders of the avant-garde group Les Vingt in 1883.
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) was born in Leiden, the son of a miller. After finishing Latin School, his parents enrolled him at Leiden University.
Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606-1683/1684) grew up in Utrecht, where he was apprenticed to floral still-life artist Balthasar van der Ast.. In 1626, he moved to Leiden, .
Jan van Huysum worked from 1701 in his father's studio. His father Justus van Huijsen I was a painter of floral still lifes and interior decorations and trained his sons in this tradition.