Edvard Munch, "A person himself believes that all the other portraits are good likenesses except the one of himself."

Edvard Munch Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early century.

John Singer Sargent painting at Fladbury, England

painters-in-color: John Singer Sargent painting ‘En plein air’ Colorized by painters-in-color Sargent was such a hottie, as well as brilliant…

Lam Qua, one of the most famous Chinese artists resident in Hong Kong in the 1870s. Taken by John Thomson around 1872 it shows Lam Qua working on a Chinese group portrait in a style that was copied by many lesser known artists of the day.

Lam Qua one of the most famous Chinese artists residing in Hong Kong by John Thomson shows Lam Qua working on Chinese group portrait in a style copied by lesser known artists of the day.

At the end of his life, French impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir continued painting — using a brush tied to his arthritic hand.

At the end of his life, French impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir continued painting — using a brush tied to his arthritic hand. "Work lovingly done is the secret of all order and all happiness.

Gunta Stölzl, the only female Bauhaus master, founder of the Bauhaus Weaving Workshop, WWI Red Cross Nurse, mentor to Anni Albers and countless female artists of her generation, listed, "degenerate artist" by the Nazis for her political views, uncompromising advocate for textile arts.

Gunta Stölzl, the only female Bauhaus master, founder of the Bauhaus Weaving Workshop.

Henry Moore in his maquette studio. Photo by Perry Green, c. 1969.

‘The eye sees something that is in the mind already’: Henry Moore’s daughter remembers her father. Henry Moore in his maquette studio, Perry Green, circa reproduced by permission of The Henry Moore Foundation

Alphonse Mucha

painters-in-color: “ Czech painter and decorative artist Alphone Mucha working on a poster for printing company “Imprimerie Cassan Fils” © Mucha Trust Photo colorized by painters-in-color ”

Alphonse Mucha, Self-portrait, working on a mural for the Lord Mayor’s Hall, Obecní dům, Prague (1910-1911) © Mucha Trust.

Alphonse Mucha, Self-portrait, working on a mural for the Lord Mayor’s Hall, Obecní dům, Prague © Mucha Trust. One of my favorite artists.

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