Artist Birthdays September 18 – ANTON MAUVE

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ANTON MAUVE (September 18, 1838 – February 5, 1888)

  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Realism, Hague School
  • ARTiFact: He is best known for his influence on the early work of his cousin-in-law, Vincent van Gogh; in fact, Mauve’s encouragment convinced van Gogh to begin painting in 1882.
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Entering the Fold, 1885-8.

Anton Mauve. Entering the Fold. 1885-8.

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