Cергей Маршенников was born in Ufa, Bashkiria, Russia. His grandfather was the general manager of a horse breeding company, his father, an electrical engineer and his mother was in pre-school education. As long as he can remember, Serge was drawing, painting and sculpting from any material he could lay his hands on.
Adolf von Menzel, in full Adolf Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel ( born December 8, 1815, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Poland]-died February 9, 1905, Berlin ), German painter and printmaker, best known in his own day as a brilliant historical painter, whose patriotic works satisfied the public's taste, engendered by Prussia's continual expansion throughout the 19th century, for propagandistic art.
Jonathan Wolstenholme is an British painter and illustrator best known for his amazingly detailed works deriving from a love of old books. Books on Books is a series of illustrations in which the book world is being described by…the books. Jonathan has had three one-man shows in London and has exhibited at the Singer and Friedlander Exhibition several times, also at the Discerning Eye Competition at the Mall Galleries winning a prize in 2002.
Giovanni Panza, 1974 ( a destra ) Giovanni Panza (Miseno, March 9, 1894 - Napoli, December 20, 1989 ) was an Italian painter. Born into a family of poets and painters, he was the nephew of Salvatore Postiglione and Luca Postiglione, sons of the painter Raphael Postiglione, who introduced him to painting.
Early in her career as an artist, Karen Hollingsworth painted mostly portraits and still life arrangements. Then, around 2002, while Karen was moving furniture around her studio to set up the scene for a new still life, she placed a chair in front of a window and thought, " Now that's a painting !" That's when Karen switched her focus and began mainly painting compositions of chairs and windows.
Ignacio Zuloaga y Zabaleta (1870-1945)🎨, was a Basque Spanish painter who was famous for his depictions of traditional Spanish figures such as gypsies and bullfighters. He is considered to be one of the most important Spanish painters from the end of the 19th Century and beginnings of the 20th Century.