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Sienese School: (1200 - 1400) The Sienese School of painting originated in Italy in the 13th century and lasted until the 15th century.  More conservative than the Florentine School, it drew upon the decoration and elegance of late Gothic  art. Its principle artists include Duccio, Simone Martini, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, and Domenico  and Taddeo di Bartolo. Later significant additions to the Sienese School were Mannerist painters,  Beccafumi and Sodoma. Duccio di Buoninsegna, - 1255 - 1319 Duccio di Buoninsegna, - 1255 - 1319   Social Realism: (1930 - 1945) The American Regionalism movement, also known as the American Scene Painters, began during the  Great Depression in the 1930’s. The movement is divided into two groups of artists with different 
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Unformatted text preview: approaches. The Social Realists were devoted to depicting the social troubles of the suffering urban lower class. The Regionalists painted more positive subjects, hoping to lead the nation out of the depression by providing hope for a better future. This group often painted midwestern rural scenes with themes of hard work and self-preservation. Artists: (biography & artworks) Herkomer, Sir Hubert von - 1849 - 1914 Marsh, Reginald - 1898 - 1954 Shahn, Ben - 1898 - 1969 Soyer, Moses - 1899 - 1974 Soyer, Raphael - 1899 - 1987 Herkomer, Sir Hubert von - 1849 - 1914 Marsh, Reginald - 1898 - 1954 Shahn, Ben - 1898 - 1969 Soyer, Moses - 1899 - 1974 Soyer, Raphael - 1899 - 1987...
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