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Chaïm Soutine

(1893–1943) Хаим Соломонович Сутин Khaïm Solomonovitch Sutin The artist’s works: Nature morte aux harengs et aux oignons c.1917 Private collection La Femme en bleu c.1919 Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Le Pâtissier c.1919 Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Autoportrait c.1920–1921 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Le mas passe-temps,…

Béla Bartók

(1881–1945) Béla Viktor János Bartók Works: • Blubeard’s Castle (1918) • Concerto for orchestra (1943) • Dance suite (1923) • Music for strings, percussion and celesta (1937) • Piano Concerto No. 3 (1946) • String Quartet No.6 (1941) • Violin…

Giacomo Puccini

(1858–1924) Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Puccini Works: • Edgar (1889) • Gianni Schicchi (1918) • Il tabarro (1918) • Il Trittico: Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi (1918) • La Bohème (1896) • La fanciulla del West (1910) •…

Jean Racine

(1639–1699) Jean-Baptiste Racine Works: • Athaliah (English) • De Pleiters (Dutch) • Esther (English) • Esther (French) • Mithridate (French) • Phaedra (English) • Phaidra (Finnish) Racine in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris  …

Giovanni Pascoli

(1855–1912) Giovanni Placido Agostino Pascoli Works: • Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) La vita italiana durante la Rivoluzione francese e l’Impero (Italian) • La mirabile visione (Italian) • Miei Pensieri di varia Umanità (Italian) • Minerva oscura (Italian) • Sotto il velame…

Sir John Everett Millais

(1829–1896) Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, RA The artist’s works: Mariana 1851 Tate Britain, London Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London The Return of the Dove to the Ark 1851 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Bridge of Sighs 1858 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Leisure Hours…

Christina Rossetti

(1830–1894) Christina Georgina Rossetti, pseudonym Ellen Alleyne Works: • Goblin Market, The Prince’s Progress, and Other Poems (English) • Poems (English) Christina Rossetti in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Christina Rossetti 1866 Private collection   Born December 5 1830 London (England) Died…

Ivan Turgenev

(1818–1883) Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev Иван Сергеевич Тургенев Works: • A Desperate Character and Other Stories (English) • A House of Gentlefolk (English) • A Lear of the Steppes (English) • A Nobleman’s Nest (English) • A Reckless Character and Other…

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

Gertrude Stein

(1874–1946) Gertrude Stein in Art: Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Réunion à la campagne 1909 Musée Picasso, Paris     Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Gertrude Stein 1905–1906 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born February 3 1874 Allegheny City, PA (USA) Died July 27 1946…