Release Date: 2013-05-29
Number of Patterns: 31
Honoré Daumier – French Painter and Caricaturist
Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) was a French caricaturist, painter, and sculptor. He is best known for his caricatures of political figures and countrymen. As the son of a glazier, he moved to Paris at age eight, and spent his time in apprentice jobs copying works in the Louvre. His produced many artworks in his career including 500 oil paintings which were subjective and of various themes. Our pattern set collection of Honoré Daumier contain his most recognized works including Dandy, Don Quijote, Crispin and Scapin, The Chess Players, The Lawyer, The Wrestler, The First Class Carriage, The Second Class Carriage, and Third Class Carriage, and The Print Lover.
Release Date: 2013-06-25
Number of Patterns: 18
José Agustín Arrieta – Mexican Painter of the People
José Agustín Arrieta (1803-1874) was a Mexican painter known for painting scenes and people of his native city, Puebla. Influenced by Murillo and Velázquez, he was skilled in the use of color, anatomy, and composition. He is best known for his depictions of everyday life, capturing food, people, and clothing of the Puebla village. His still life depictions full of food, glassware, animals, and fruits, are of a natural representation, avoiding any symbolism. Our pattern collection contains his most recognized works including The Gypsy Boy and Girl, Tertulia de Pulquería, Maid, Village Girl, Mexican Family, and a number of his Still Life’s.
Release Date: 2013-07-27
Number of Patterns: 31
Thomas Moran – American Landscape Painter
Thomas Moran (1837 – 1926) was an American painter of the Hudson River School best known for his paintings of the Rocky Mountains. His sketches of western landscape captured the imagination of the American public and helped make Yellowstone a US national park. Our pattern collection for Thomas Moran contains many of his most famous works including The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Tower Fall, Green River, The Three Tetons, Mosquito Trail, Shoshone Falls, Trojes Mines, An Arizona Sunset, Pass at Glencoe, and the Mountain of the Holy Cross.
Release Date: 2013-08-24
Number of Patterns: 16
Cimabue – Florentine Painter
Cimabue (c. 1240 – 1302) also known as Bencivieni di Pepo was a Florentine Painter and a creator of mosaics. He was a pioneer in transforming the prevailing art style from a flat and stylized form into one that was more natural with subtle effects such as shading and realistic proportions. His most documented works include a Crucifix in the Basilica di Santa Croce, Maestà in San Francesco at Pisa, and Madonna with Child Enthroned, Four Angels and St. Francis at Assisi. Our pattern set includes these works with some details made into individual patterns and others paintings including The Madonna in Majesty, The Capture of Christ, The Flagellation of Christ, and Madonna di Castelfiorentino.
Release Date: 2013-09-28
Number of Patterns: 32
Joshua Reynolds – English Portrait Painter
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) was an eighteen century English painter who specialized in portraits. He was one of the founders of the Royal Academy of Arts in London which promotes arts through education and exhibition. He is best known for his numerous portraits, particularly those of children where their innocence and natural grace was emphasized. Reynolds was a hard worker who never married, and had constant interaction from the wealthy and famous men of the day. Our pattern set collection of Joshua Reynolds, contains a cross section of portrait styles including Lord Keppel, Jane Fleming, Lavinia Spencer, Lord Robert Spencer, George Townshend, John Frederick Sackville, Edward Cornwallis, Young Fortune Teller, Gertrude Duchess of Bedford, and many more.
Release Date: 2013-10-26
Number of Patterns: 44
Robert Henri – American Portrait Artist and Teacher
Robert Henri (1865 – 1929) was an American painter and teacher and a leading figure of the Ashcan School of American realism. The Ashcan school was a moment away from impressionism and focused more on realistic art which would be more relevant to the artists time and experience. Henri became a influential art teacher emphasizing more the attitude to their approach to art. His works comprise many portraits including those of his fellow painters. Our collection of Robert Henri patterns includes many of his most recognized works including Salone, Mary Agnes, Woman in Manteau, Irish Boy, La Reina Mora, the Goat Herder, El Tango, Viv in Blue Stripes, Segovian Girl , Roshanara, Patience, as well as several landscapes.