The Italian painter Guido Reni (1575-1642) is known for the gentle, highly decorative form of baroque classicism he developed. Guido Reni was born in Bologna on Nov. 4, 1575. … During the first years of the 17th century Reni spent much time in Rome.
Andrea was born in Florence on July 16, 1486. He was the son of Agnolo di Francesco, a tailor (Italian, sarto), hence the name Andrea del Sarto. According to Vasari, who was a pupil of Andrea, he was trained with a goldsmith from the age of 7
Biography. Johan Frederik Thaulow was born in Christiania, the son of the wealthy chemist, Harald Conrad Thaulow (1815–1881) and Nicoline (“Nina”) Louise Munch (1821–1894). … They arrived from Norway in Thaulow’s little boat.
Rogier van der Weyden, original name Rogier de la Pasture (born 1399/1400, Tournai [Belgium]—died June 18, 1464, Brussels) Northern Renaissance painter who, with the possible exception of Jan van Eyck, was the most influential northern European artist of his time.