Tag: art historian

George Besson

(1882–1971) Georges-François-Noël Besson   Born December 25 1882 Saint-Claude, Jura (France) Died June 19 1971 Paris (France) Wife Adèle Besson (1884-1964) Occupation Art Collector Art Critic Occupation Art Historian Writer

Giorgio Vasari

(1511–1574) The artist’s works: I primi frutti della terra offerti a Saturno 1555–1556 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Don Giovanni e Don Garzia de’ Medici 1556–1558 Museo di Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze Eleonora di Toledo c.1560 Museo di Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze…

Gérard de Lairesse

(1641–1711) The artist’s works: Venus Presenting Weapons to Aeneas second half of 17th Century Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp The Institution of the Eucharist 1664–1665 Musée du Louvre, Paris Aeneas and the Sibyl c.1670 National Gallery of Art, Washington Hermes Ordering Calypso…

Vincent Price

(1911–1993) Vincent Leonard Price Jr. Filmography as Actor: The Ten Commandments 1956 Director: Cecil B. DeMille Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner   Born May 27 1911 St. Louis, MO (USA) Died October 25 1993 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Lung cancer…