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The tapestry banner of St. Geneviève, from the Atelier des Gobelins, an important and well documented Parisian work produced by Royal commission.

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Daniel Gerhartz: The Beauty of Representational Art

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by Daniel Gerhartz Daniel Gerhartz: The Beauty of Representational Art by Claudia Moscovici, author of "Romanticism and Postromanticism" (2007) and co-founder of the postromantic art movement  The American painter Daniel Gerhartz is a contemporary master of representational art. Drawn to painting since adolescence, he studied at the prestigious American Academy of Art in Chicago. Gerhartz states that he learned a lot about painting techniques by studying the works of John Singer Sargent, Alphonse Mucha, Nicolai Fechin and Joaquin Sorolla. Gerhartz also goes on to say on his website, http://danielgerhartz.com, that he is particularly inspired by modern Russian art of Nicolai Fechin, Isaac Levitan and Ilya Repin because “their paintings are completely loose yet deliberate and faithful, not at all flashy.” by Daniel Gerhartz Although Gerhartz paints a variety of subjects, most of his works focus on the female figure, in diverse settings, ranging from the realistic and contemporary t…

The first and only Italian and European tapestry whose image was inspired by a cartoon of impressionist.

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