Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round #39/64
Faceoff #1: Laurencin v. Masolino
1883 - 1956
Fought to a tie with Sir Thomas Lawrence in her First Round debut, in July 2014.
Lost to Jan Davidsz de Heem in her second try at Round 1.
1383 - c.1433
Lost to Quentin Massys in Round 1.
Faceoff #2: Matta v. Mengs
Roberto Sebastian Echaurren Matta
1911 - 2002
Lambasted by Henri Matisse in Round 1.
Anton Raphael Mengs
1728 - 1779
German; worked internationally
Couldn't hold off Hans Memling in Round 1.
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