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17 October 1849, Frédéric Chopin died in Paris. Depicted below is a painting by the Polish Romantic painter Teofil Kwiatowski (1809 – 1891), commissioned by Jane Stirling and probably paid for by Jenny Lind, showing “Chopin on his deathbed” and (from left) Aleksander Jełowicki, Chopin's sister Ludwika,Marcelina Czartoryska, née Radziwiłł, Wojciech Grzymała, and Kwiatkowski himself.

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Sunday Morning, 1891

"Sunday Morning" -- 1891 British pre-Raphaelite artist Edmund Blair Leighton (1853 – 1922) crafted meticulously detailed, romantic medieval and regency scenes. A student of the Royal Academy who also exhibited there for over 40 years, Leighton left a job in a tea merchant’s office to pursue painting. Painting courtships and weddings, his work often focuses on fabric that beautifully flows and ripples, conveying both motion and rest.

Forest and Sun by Max Ernst, 1927. Oil on canvas, 26 x 32½ inches. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. From The Art Institute of Chicago “ In Forest and Sun, Ernst used this technique (automatism) to create a petrified forest, which he imbued with...

Étienne Jean Baptiste Claude Théodore Faullain de Banville, dit Théodore de Banville, né le 14 mars 1823 à Moulins (Allier) et mort le 13 mars 1891 à Paris 6e arrondissement, fils du lieutenant de vaisseau Claude Théodore Faullain de Banville et de Zélie Huet, est un poète, dramaturge et critique dramatique français. Célèbre pour les Odes funambulesques et les Exilés, il est surnommé « le poète du bonheur ». Ami de Victor Hugo, de Charles Baudelaire et de Théophile Gautier, il est…

OldHouses.com - 1891 Victorian: Queen Anne - Featured Home At The West Chicago IL Historic Museum - And Rightfully So! in West Chicago, Illinois