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August 8

The painter who made quite the \’impression\’ on Claude Monet: Eugène Boudin, \’Master Of The Skies\’

August 8, On This Day Did you know that French painter Eugène Boudin motivated young Claude Monet to give up his teenage caricature drawings and become a landscape painter? Now that’s a legacy that still enthralls the world! Boudin was one of the first landscape painters of France to paint outdoors and an expert marine …

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A giant in Australian art and an Aboriginal icon: Remembering Albert Namatjira

August 8, On This Day  Widely considered one of the greatest and most influential Australian artists, Albert Namatjira was an Arrernte painter from the MacDonnell Ranges in Central Australia. Born on July 28, 1902, he passed away today, 63 years ago, on August 8, 1959. Namatjira is not only hailed as a pioneer of and …

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