françois-emile barraud

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barraud was swiss. he worked in paris for a time during the 1920’s and painted mainly still lifes and portraits, including many double portraits featuring himself and his wife. he was one of 4 brothers who all painted or sculpted at one time or another. he suffered several periods of illness during his life and died of tuberculosis in 1934, at the age of 35.

john singer sargent

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not called the most successful portrait painter of his era for nothing

christian schad

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Christian Schad

i could see these on my walls

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in my kitchen, specifically. artist: holly farrell