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Marie Antoinette Portrait Gallery

Marie Antoinette with Rose

Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) was born into Austrian royalty, the youngest daughter of Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa. As a young teen, she married the grandson of Louis XV, and became Queen of France at the age of nineteen. Here are some of the hundreds of portraits of her during her reign as Queen. Move […]

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Monet Gallery

Lady with a Parasol

The French painter Claude Monet (1840-1926) was one of the originators of the Impressionist movement of the nineteenth century. He is most notably known for his nature landscapes, and paintings of Paris and the Normandy coast. Move your mouse over the slide show, and the navigation arrows will appear.

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Renoir Gallery

The Theater Box

The French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was an important member of the Impressionist movement of the nineteenth century. His large body of work includes many portraits of children and women in lively social situations. Move your mouse over the slide show, and the navigation arrows will appear.

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Rembrandt Gallery

Night Watch

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is revered as Holland’s greatest and most prolific baroque artist. Rembrandt was born on July 15, 1606. He was the ninth child of a wealthy family.  His father belonged to the Dutch Reformed Church and his mother was Roman Catholic. His works have a central religious theme, which is an indication of his deep […]

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10 Facts About Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman and Robert Oppenheimer at Los Alamos

  Richard Feynman was a physicist who enjoyed explaining the complex world of the science in ordinary terms. He was known for his sense of humor and love of the arts. 1. Birth & Family Richard Feynman was born on May 11, 1918 in Manhattan New York. His mother Lucille was a stay at home […]

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10 Facts about Giant Pandas

Giant Pandas are native to China.

  1. Name The pandas name means “black and white cat-foot.” This comes from their distinctive black and white coloring. Pandas have black ears, eyes, and legs, with white heads and bodies. They are referred to as giant pandas to separate them from red pandas. Giant pandas, unlike red pandas, are bears. 2. Diet In […]

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