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10 Facts about Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He led the United States through the Civil War, resulting in a win for the Union and abolished slavery.  He is one of the most well liked Presidents in history, and is very well remembered. Here, we take a look at an overview of his life, […]

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10 Facts about the Life of Pablo Picasso

Modigliani, Picasso and Andre Salmon

Pablo Picasso’s artwork is some of the world’s most famous and recognizable art . He was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, stage designer and ceramist, but is most known for his paintings. As an adult, he spent most of his time in France.  He is considered on of the prolific and most influential artists of the 20th century.  […]

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10 Fun Facts about Paul Revere

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Paul Revere, born 1734, played an important part of the start of the Revolutionary War. A supporter of Independence, Revere took part in many forms of protest against the British. He is most famous for his ride to warn colonists that the British were preparing an attack. 1.  Two Paul Reveres! Not many people know, […]

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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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