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Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton PRA (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton, Bt , between 1886 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor .
Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (26 September 1791 – 26 January 1824) was a profoundly influential French artist, painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings.
François Boucher ( French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa buʃe] ) (29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter , a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture. He was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century.
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi , better known as Sandro Botticelli ( Italian: [ˈsandro bottiˈtʃɛlli] ; c. 1445 [ 1 ] – May 17, 1510), was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance .
Painting is the practice of applying paint , pigment , color or other medium [ 1 ] to a surface (support base).
A portrait is a painting , photograph , sculpture , or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality , and even the mood of the person.
A face devoid of love or grace, A hateful, hard, successful face, A face with which a stone Would feel as thoroughly at ease As were they old acquaintances,-- First time together thrown. -- "A Portrait" by Emily Dickinson