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Claude Lorraine
Claude Lorrain
Claude Lorrain
(French: [klod lɔ.ʁɛ̃]; born Claude Gellée [ʒəle], called le Lorrain in French; traditionally just Claude in English; c. 1600 – 23 November 1682) was a French painter, draughtsman and engraver of the Baroque
Baroque
era. He spent most of his life in Italy, and is one of the earliest important artists, apart from his contemporaries in Dutch Golden Age painting, to concentrate on landscape painting. His landscapes are usually turned into the more prestigious genre of history paintings by the addition of a few small figures, typically representing a scene from the bible or classical mythology. By the end of the 1630s he was established as the leading landscapist in Italy, and enjoyed large fees for his work
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Joachim Von Sandrart
Joachim von Sandrart
Joachim von Sandrart
(12 May 1606 – 14 October 1688) was a German Baroque
Baroque
art-historian and painter, active in Amsterdam
Amsterdam
during the Dutch Golden Age.Contents1 Biography 2 Painting
Painting
career 3 Teutsche Academie 4 Public Collections 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Sandrart was born in Frankfurt am Main, but the family originated from Mons. According to his dictionary of art called the Teutsche Academie, he learned to read and write from the son of Theodor de Bry, Johann Theodoor de Brie and his associate Matthäus Merian, but at age 15 was so eager to learn more of the art of engraving, that he walked from Frankfurt to Prague
Prague
to become a pupil of Aegidius Sadeler
Aegidius Sadeler
of the Sadeler family
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Bavaria
Anthem: Bayernhymne  (German) "Hymn of Bavaria"Coordinates: 48°46′39″N 11°25′52″E / 48.77750°N 11.43111°E / 48.77750; 11.43111Country GermanyCapital MunichGovernment • Body Landtag of Bavaria • Minister-President Markus Söder
Markus Söder
(CSU – Christian Social Union of Bavaria) • Governing party CSU • Bundesrat votes 6 (of 69)Area • Total 70,550.19 km2 (27,239.58 sq mi)Population (2016-12-31)[1
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Agostino Tassi
Agostino Tassi
Agostino Tassi
(Perugia, 1578– Rome, 1644) was an Italian painter of landscapes and seascapes, who is now best known as the rapist of Artemisia Gentileschi. Because he aspired to nobility he modified the details of his early life. Though he was born in Perugia
Perugia
he claimed to have been born in Rome. His family name was Buonamici, but Agostino adopted the surname Tassi to give substance to his story that he was adopted by the Marchese Tassi
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Pâtisserie
A pâtisserie (pronounced [pɑtisʁi]) is a type of French or Belgian bakery that specializes in pastries and sweets, as well as a term for these types of food, in English often used without the accent. In both countries, it is a legally controlled title that may only be used by bakeries that employ a licensed maître pâtissier in French, meester banketbakker in Dutch, Konditormeister in German (master pastry chef). In Dutch often the word banketbakkerij is used for the shop and banketgebak for the product. In France
France
and Belgium, the pâtissier is a pastry chef who has completed a lengthy training process, typically an apprenticeship, and passed a written examination.[1] Often found in partnership with a boulangerie in French, bakkerij in Dutch, Bäckerei in German (bakery), pâtisseries are a common sight in towns and villages in France
France
and Belgium
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Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia Gentileschi
(Italian pronunciation: [arteˈmizja dʒentiˈleski]; July 8, 1593 – c. 1656) was an Italian Baroque
Baroque
painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio
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Fresco
Fresco
Fresco
(plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster. Water
Water
is used as the vehicle for the dry-powder pigment to merge with the plaster, and with the setting of the plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall. The word fresco (Italian: affresco) is derived from the Italian adjective fresco meaning "fresh", and may thus be contrasted with fresco-secco or secco mural painting techniques, which are applied to dried plaster, to supplement painting in fresco
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Claude Deruet
Claude Deruet
Claude Deruet
(1588–1660) was a famous French Baroque
Baroque
painter of the 17th century, from the city of Nancy. Biography[edit] Deruet was an apprentice to Jacques Bellange, the official court painter to Charles III, Duke of Lorraine. He was in Rome
Rome
between ca. 1612 and 1619, where - according to André Félibien
André Félibien
- he studied with the painter and etcher Antonio Tempesta. During his stay in Rome, he painted the Japanese samurai Hasekura Tsunenaga
Hasekura Tsunenaga
on a visit to Europe in 1615. Deruet was made a noble by the Duke of Lorraine in 1621, and was then made a Knight of the Order of St Michel in 1645 by Louis XIII, who had in 1641 absorbed most of Lorraine into France
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Spanish Steps
The Spanish Steps
Spanish Steps
(Italian: Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti
Trinità dei Monti
church at the top. The monumental stairway of 135 steps (the slightly elevated drainage system is often mistaken for the first step) was built with French diplomat Étienne Gueffier’s bequeathed funds of 20,000 scudi, in 1723–1725[citation needed], linking the Bourbon Spanish Embassy, and the Trinità dei Monti
Trinità dei Monti
church that was under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France, both located above — to the Holy See
Holy See
in Palazzo Monaldeschi located below
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Trinita Dei Monti
The church of the Santissima Trinità dei Monti, often called merely the Trinità dei Monti
Trinità dei Monti
(French: La Trinité-des-Monts) is a Roman Catholic late Renaissance titular church in Rome, central Italy. It is best known for its commanding position above the Spanish Steps
Spanish Steps
which lead down to the Piazza di Spagna. The church and its surrounding area (including the Villa Medici) are the responsibility of the French State.Contents1 History 2 Interior 3 Convent 4 Religious affiliations 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] In 1494, Saint Francis of Paola, a hermit from Calabria, bought a vineyard from the papal scholar and former patriarch of Aquileia, Ermolao Barbaro, and then obtained the authorization from Pope Alexander VI to establish a monastery for the Minimite Friars
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Marseilles
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Marseille
Marseille
(/mɑːrˈseɪ/; French: [maʁsɛj] ( listen), locally [mɑχˈsɛjə]; Provençal: Marselha [maʀˈsejɔ, -ˈsijɔ]), also known in British English
British English
as Marseilles, is the second-largest city of France
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Genoa
Genoa
Genoa
(/ˈdʒɛnoʊ.ə/ JEN-oh-ə; Italian: Genova [ˈdʒɛːnova] ( listen), locally [ˈdʒeːnova]; Ligurian: Zêna [ˈzeːna]; English, historically, and Latin: Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria
Liguria
and the sixth-largest city in Italy
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Venice
Venice
Venice
(/ˈvɛnɪs/, VEN-iss; Italian: Venezia, [veˈnɛttsja] ( listen); Venetian: Venesia, [veˈnɛsja]) is a city in northeastern Italy
Italy
and the capital of the Veneto
Veneto
region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands[1] that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400.[2][3] The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice
Venice
are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork.[2] The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.[2] In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune
Comune
di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice
Venice
(Centro storico)
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Philadelphia Museum Of Art
The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition
Centennial Exposition
in Philadelphia.[1] The main museum building was completed in 1928[6] on Fairmount, a hill located at the northwest end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
at Eakins Oval.[2] The museum administers collections containing over 240,000 objects including major holdings of European, American and Asian origin.[3] The various classes of artwork include sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, armor, and decorative arts.[3] The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Museum of Art administers several annexes including the Rodin Museum, also located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and the Ruth and Raymond G
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Freiburg
Freiburg im Breisgau
Breisgau
(German pronunciation: [ˈfʁaɪ̯bʊʁk ʔɪm ˈbʁaɪ̯sɡaʊ̯] ( listen); Alemannic: Friburg im Brisgau [ˈfʁiːb̥əɡ̊]; French: Fribourg-en-Brisgau) is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, with a population of about 220,000. In the south-west of the country, it straddles the Dreisam
Dreisam
river, at the foot of the Schlossberg. Historically, the city has acted as the hub of the Breisgau
Breisgau
region on the western edge of the Black Forest
Black Forest
in the Upper Rhine
Rhine
Plain. A famous old German university town, and archiepiscopal seat, Freiburg was incorporated in the early twelfth century and developed into a major commercial, intellectual, and ecclesiastical center of the upper Rhine
Rhine
region
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Guido Bentivoglio
Guido Bentivoglio
Guido Bentivoglio
d'Aragona (4 October 1579 – 7 September 1644) was an Italian cardinal, statesman and historian.Contents1 Early years 2 Nuncio
Nuncio
in Brussels and Paris 3 Cardinal in Rome 4 Patron of the arts 5 Main works 6 Notes 7 References 8 Further reading 9 External linksEarly years[edit] A member of the Ferrara
Ferrara
branch of the influential Bentivoglio family of Bologna, he was the younger son of marchese Cornelio Bentivoglio and Isabella Bendidio. After studying at the universities of Ferrara and Padua, where in 1598 he received a doctorate utroque jure— in both civil and canon law— he returned to Ferrara, to the humanistic studies that honed his elegant writing style
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