Fernand Pelez

I discovered Fernand Pelez at the Petit Palais in Paris. He lived from the 18th of January 1843 to the 7th of August, 1913 and was French, with Spanish origins. Pelez was part of the naturalism movement in the 1880s. He used his art to portray scenes of street poverty, with an emphasis on street …

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Isaac Levitan

Isaac Levitan was born in 1860 in what is now Lithuania. The family moved to Moscow soon after his birth and he attended to Moscow School of Painting and Sculpture from the age of 13. When he was 15 his mother died, then two years later his father died too and he was left destitute. He had nowhere …