times all the resources of the sculptor and the painter were employed to beautify it externally and internally.
His success at this period as a painter was considerable.
There was once a painter whose name was Zeuxis. He could paint pictures so life-like that they were mistaken for the real things which they represented.
It was the birthplace of the painter Pietro Vannucci (Perugino), and possesses several of his works, but none of the first rank.
On his return to Berlin he studied art under the sculptor Christian Daniel Rauch and the painter and architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), proving himself in the end a good draughtsman, a born architect and an excellent landscape gardener.
As a painter of nature she has much in common with Wordsworth.
In the 13th century we find Guido (da Siena), painter of the wellknown Madonna in the church of S Domenico in Siena.
The 14th century gives us Ugolino, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Simone di Martino (or Memmi), Lippo Memmi, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Andrea di Vanni (painter and statesman), Bartolo di Fredi and Taddeo di Bartolo.
His father was a painter, and with him Jacques remained studying up to the age of fifteen.
The stranger's name was Cimabue.[Footnote: Cimabue (_pro_. she ma boo'a).] He was the most famous painter of the time.
How I missed the fresh air and country scenes any painter would utilize his entire palette to capture.
It took me some time to convince Mr. Hardy you were the best painter in the area for his Cannery Row project.
The first practical step towards the development of the camera obscura seems to have been made by the famous painter and architect, Leon Battista Alberti, in 1437, contemporaneously with the invention of printing.
A mile south of Dunkeld, on the left bank of the Tay, is the village of Birnam (pop. 389), where Sir John Everett Millais, the painter, made his summer residence.
David Martin (1737-1798), the painter and engraver; 'Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), the great divine; and John Goodsir (1814-1867), the anatomist, were natives of Anstruther.
Gmund is the birth-place of the painter Hans Baldung (1475-1545) and of the architect Heinrich Arler or Parler (fl.
The Dantzig painter named in Italy Pandolfo Reschi was his pupil.
Or these jobs can be divorced from economic realities, as the struggling painter or actor decides simply to do what he loves and live off the minimum income afforded by this planet-wide prosperity.
Below Fiesole, between it and Florence, lies San Domenico di Fiesole (485 ft.); in the Dominican monastery the painter, Fra Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole (1387-1455), lived until he went to S.
Hegias of Athens, Ageladas of Argos, and the Thasian painter Polygnotus, have all been regarded as his teachers.
Besides being a painter in oil and fresco Rousseau was an etcher of some ability; many etchings by his hand from the works of the Caracci and from his own designs still exist; they are vigorous, though coarse in execution.
JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1630-1693), French painter, a member of a Huguenot family, was born at Paris in 1630.
In 1767 he was appointed to succeed Shakelton as principal painter to the king; and so fully employed was he on the royal portraits which the king was in the habit of presenting to ambassadors and colonial governors, that he was forced to take advantage of the services of a host of assistants - of whom David Martin and Philip Reinagle are the best known.
Gubbio was the birthplace of Oderisio, a famous miniature painter (1240-1299), mentioned by Dante as the honour of his native town (Purg.
HENRY MOORE (1831-1895), English painter, the ninth son of William Moore, of York, and brother of Albert Joseph Moore, was born in that city on the 7th of March 1831.
As a lacquer painter he left a strong mark upon the work of his contemporaries and successors.
1250); and Antonello da Messina, the painter (1447-1499), of whose works one is preserved in the museum.
in the Campo Santo of Pisa; Agostino and Agnolo, who in 1330 carved the fine tomb of Bishop Guido Tarlati in the cathedral of Arezzo; Lando di Pietro (14th century), architect, entrusted by the Sienese commune with the proposed enlargement of the cathedral (1339), and perhaps author of the famous Gothic reliquary containing the head of S Galgano in the Chiesa del Santuccio, which, however, is more usually attributed to Ugolino di Vieri, author of the tabernacle in the cathedral at Orvieto; Giacopo (or Jacopo) della Quercia, whose lovely fountain, the Fonte Gaia, in the Piazza del Campo has been recently restored; Lorenzo di Pietro (Il Vecchietta), a pupil of Della Quercia and an excellent artist in marble and bronze; Francesco d'Antonio, a skilful goldsmith of the 1 6th century; Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439-1502), painter, sculptor, military engineer and writer on art; Giacomo Cozzarelli (15th century); and Lorenzo Mariano, surnamed 11 Marrina (16th century).
Ramsay manifested an aptitude for art from an early period, and at the age of twenty we find him in London studying under the Swedish painter Hans Huyssing, and at the St Martin's Lane Academy; and in 1736 he left for Rome, where he worked for three years under Solimena and Imperiali (Ferna.ndi).
Cobden had married in 1840 Miss Catherine Anne Williams, a Welsh lady, and left five surviving daughters, of whom Mrs Cobden-Unwin (wife of the publisher Mr Fisher Unwin), Mrs Walter Sickert (wife of the painter) and Mrs Cobden-Sanderson (wife of the well-known artist in bookbinding), afterwards became prominent in various spheres, and inherited their father's political interest.
His permanent position in literature is due, no doubt, to the art and genius of Menander, whose creations he has perpetuated, as a fine engraver may perpetuate the spirit of a great painter whose works have perished.
These include Liberale da Verona, Domenico and Francesco Morone, Girolamo dai Libri (1 474- 1 55 6), &c. Domenico del Riccio, usually nicknamed Brusasorci (1 4941567), was a prolific painter whose works are very numerous in Verona.
In the field of landscape the Japanese painter fully reached the eminence on which his great Chinese masters stood.
It was in the middle of the 18th century that the decorative, but relatively feeble, Chinese art of the later Ming period found favor in Japan and a clever exponent in a painter named Ryurikyo It must be regarded as a sad decadence from the old Chinese ideals, which was further hastened, from about 1765, by the popularity of the southern Chinese style.
He was essentially a painter of the classical schools, with the speciality of elaborate reproduction of detail in certain sections of animal life, but fortunately this partial concession to truth, emphasized as it was by a rare sense of beauty, did large service.
Amongst these the most famous were Goshun (1742-1811), who is sometimes regarded as one of the founders of the school; Sosen (1757-1821), an animal painter of remarkable power, but especially celebrated for pictures of monkey life; ShhO, the younger brother of the last, also an animal painter; ROsetsu (1755-1799), the best landscape painter of his school; Keibun, a younger brother of Goshun, and some later followers of scarcely less fame, notably Hoyen, a pupil of Keibun; Tessan, an adopted son of Sosen; Ippo and YOsai (1788-1878), well known for a remarkable set of volumes, the Zenken kojitsu, containing a long series of portraits of ancient Japanese celebrities.
His lacquer-ware is distinguished for a bold and at times almost eccentric impressionism, and his use of inlay is strongly characteristic. RitsuO (1663-1747), a pupil and contemporary of KOrin, and like him a potter and painter also, was another lacquerer of great skill.
A half-length portrait by the German painter, Karl Anton Hickel, is in the National Portrait Gallery, where there is also a terra-cotta bust by Nollekens.
He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.
On his return to Paris he soon became distinguished as a painter, and was employed by Louis XIV.
but at the age of eleven he became acquainted with Diognetus the painter and Stoic philosopher (Hist.
It was the birthplace of the painter Cima da Conegliano, a fine altarpiece by whom is in the cathedral (1492).
His education was obtained mainly at the Ecole Normale in Paris, where his father, a painter and architect, was engaged in the construction of the Theatre Italien, From his twenty-fifth year he began to lecture in the colleges of Evreux, Dieppe, Blois and Toulouse.
In Warriston cemetery (opened in 1843) in the New Town, were buried Sir James Young Simpson, Alexander Smith the poet, Horatio McCulloch, R.S.A., the landscape painter, the Rev. James Millar, the last Presbyterian chaplain of the castle, and the Rev. James Peddie, the pastor of Bristo Street church.
To these may be added the names of Charles Berecz, Joseph Zalar, Samuel Nyilas, Joseph Vida, Lewis Tolnai, the sentimental Ladislaus Szelestey, and the talented painter Zoltan Balogh, whose romantic poem Alpdri was published in 1871 by the Kisfaludy society.
Among the residents have been Edwin Thomas Booth, John Henry Twachtman, the landscape painter, and Henry Osborne Havemeyer (1847-1907), founder of the American Sugar Company.
The house of the painter Niccolo Giolfino still has its frescoes in a good state of preservation, and gives a vivid notion of what must once have been the effect of these gorgeous pictured palaces.
Tradition refers to the advent of a Chinese artist named Nanriu, invited to Japan in the 5th century as a painter of the Imperial banners, but of the labors and influence of Period, this man and of his descendants we have no record.
Metrodorus of Athens was a philosopher and painter who flourished in the 2nd century B.C. It chanced that Paullus Aemilius, visiting Athens on his return from his victory over Perseus in 168 B.C., asked for a tutor for his children and a painter to glorify his triumph.
His pupil, Gentile da Fabriano (1370-1428), was a painter of considerably greater skill and wider knowledge; but there are no important works of his at Fabriano.
The founder of the first great line of tsuba and menuki artists was Got YjO (1440-1512), a friend of the painter Kano Motonobu, whose designs he adopted.
From this time the temple carvers, although still attached to the carpenters guild, took a place apart from the rest of their craft, and the genius of Hidari Jingoro secured for one important section of the artisan world a recognition like that which Hishigawa Moronobu, the painter and book-illustrator, afterwards won I or another.
Thus the main features of the Japanese dwelling-house were evolved, and little change took place subsequently, except that the brush of the painter was freely used for decorating partitions, and in aristocratic mansions unlimited care was exercised in the choice of rare woods.
He summoned to his fief the painter Tangena pupil of the renowned Tanyu, who died in 1674and employed him to paint faience or to furnish designs for the ceramists of Tatsumonji.
William Lithgow (1582-1645), the traveller, William Smellie (1697-1763), the obstetrician and Gavin Hamilton (1730-1797), the painter, were born at Lanark.
Squarcione, whose original vocation was tailoring, appears to have had a remarkable enthusiasm for ancient art, and a proportionate faculty for acting, with profit to himself and others, as a sort of artistic middleman; his own performances as a painter were merely mediocre.
As the youth progressed in his studies, he came under the influence of Jacopo Bellini, a painter considerably superior to Squarcione, father of the celebrated painters Giovanni and Gentile, and of a daughter Nicolosia; and in 1454 Jacopo gave Nicolosia to Andrea in marriage.
A similar series of works was projected and begun about the same time as that of Le Vaillant by Audebert and Vieillot, though the former, who was by profession a painter and illustrated the work, was already dead more than a year before the appearance of the two volumes, bearing date 2802, and entitled Oiseaux dores ou a reflets metalliques, the effect of the plates in which he sought to heighten by the lavish use of gilding.
His full-length of Lady Mary Coke is remarkable for the skill and delicacy with which the white satin drapery is managed; while in the portrait of his brown-eyed wife, the eldest daughter of Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick, in the Scottish National Gallery, we have a sweetness and tenderness which shows the painter at his highest.
The parish church, effectively situated on an eminence by the side of the lake, was the scene of the ministration of the Rev. John Thomson (1778-1840), the landscape painter, who numbered Sir Walter Scott among his elders.
Its romantic surroundings have made this castle a favourite subject of the landscape painter.
Agostino degli Eremitani, by which the great painter's reputation was fully confirmed, and which remain to this day conspicuous among his finest achievements.'
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Though birds make a not unimportant appearance in the earliest written records of the human race, the painter's brush has preserved their counterfeit presentment for a still longer period.
He soon rose from penury to ease, and married a painter's beautiful daughter, Maria Vagini; she died after seven years of wedded life.
His father was a wealthy merchant; and of his five brothers one, Eduard (1799-1872), became a celebrated painter.
Corona, and the cathedral, and several pictures also in the picture gallery; while his son Benedetto had greater merits as an engraver than a painter.
It may be noted, however, as a general condition that the native towns and villages of Tunisia, where they have not been spoiled by the shocking tastelessness of Mediterranean Europe, are exceedingly picturesque, and offer exceptional attractions to the painter.
FREDERICK LEIGHTON LEIGHTON, Baron (1830-1896), English painter and sculptor, the son of a physician, was born at Scarborough on the 3rd of December 1830.
If we add to pictures of this class a few Scriptural subjects, a few Oriental dreams, one or two of tender sentiment like "Wedded" (one of the most popular of his pictures, and well known by not only an engraving, but a statuette modelled by an Italian sculptor), a number of studies of very various types of female beauty, "Teresina," "Biondina," "Bianca," "Moretta," &c., and an occasional portrait, we shall nearly exhaust the two classes into which Lord Leighton's work (as a painter) can be divided.
Leighton also painted a few portraits, including those of Signor Costa, the Italian landscape painter, Mr F.
He returned to Paris before the end of the year, was well received by his family, and mixed in the cultivated circle which frequented the salon of his mother, among them Lebrun-Pindare, Lavoisier, Lesueur, Dorat, Parmy, and a little later the painter David.
Ten days before the end, the painter J.
Yet he has great value as a painter of historical portraits, some of them those of his contemporaries,and as an author who had been a political partisan and had taken some part in making history before undertaking to write it; and he gives us, from the popular side, the views of a contemporary on the politics of the time.
Innocenzo Francucci (Innocenzo da Imola), a painter of the Bolognese school (1494-1549), was a native of Imola, and two of his works are preserved in the Palazzo del Com.une.
Having formed an acquaintance with the painter Carstens, whose influence was an important stimulus and help to him, he renounced his trade of druggist, and set up as a portrait-painter and drawing-master.
The painter Giuseppe Cesari (1560-1640), more often known as the Cavaliere d'Arpino, was also born here.
BENJAMIN CONSTANT (1845-1902), French painter, was born in Paris, and studied under Cabanel.
In addition to a number of subject-pictures, such as "Trop Tard" (1870), "Samson et Delilah" (1871), and others taken from Moroccan studies, he was an eminent painter of portraits of some of the most prominent men and women of the day, one of his last being that of Queen Victoria (1900).
A statue of the painter F.
Had he been a "semi-Graecus," like Ennius and Pacuvius, or of humble origin, like Plautus, Terence or Accius, he would scarcely have ventured, at a time when the senatorial power was strongly in the ascendant, to revive the role which had proved disastrous to Naevius; nor would he have had the intimate knowledge of the political and social life of his day which fitted him to be its painter.
LEONE BATTISTA ALBERTI (1404-1472), Italian painter, poet, philosopher, musician and architect, was born in Venice on the 18th of February 1404.
Constantine was a painter and a patron of art, a literary man and a patron of literature; and herein consists his real importance, since it is to works written by or directly inspired by him that we are indebted for our chief knowledge of his times.
JACQUES LOUIS DAVID (1748-1825), French painter, was born in Paris on the 30th of April 1748.
At this very time David returned to Paris; he was now painter to the king, Louis XVI., who had been the purchaser of his principal works, and his popularity was soon immense.
Appointed painter to the emperor, David produced the two notable pictures "The Coronation" (of Josephine) and the "Distribution of the Eagles."
On the return of the Bourbons the painter was exiled with the other remaining regicides, and retired to Brussels, where he again returned to classical subjects: "Amor quitting Psyche," "Mars disarmed by Venus," &c. He rejected the offer, made through Baron Humboldt, of the office of minister of fine arts at Berlin, and remained at Brussels till his death on the 29th of December 1825.
Jules David, the painter's grandson (Paris, 1880).
Pacuvius obtained distinction also as a painter; and the elder Pliny (Nat.
NICOMACHUS, of Thebes, Greek painter, of the early part of the 4th century, was a contemporary of the greatest painters of Greece; Vitruvius observes that if his fame was less than theirs, it_ was the fault of fortune rather than of demerit.
He attained to some eminence as a painter, and his Digte show him to have been a true poet.
CAMILLE PISSARRO (1831-1903), French painter, was born at St Thomas in the Danish Antilles, of Jewish parents of Spanish extraction.
Among the passengers on the second trip was the wellknown painter and ethnologist, George Catlin, who spent several weeks at Fort Pierre studying the manners and customs of the Indians.
He feigned madness at his trial, but during the forty years of his subsequent confinement at Bedlam he talked and acted like a rational being, and when he was at length released and sent to Australia he earned his living there as a house painter, and used to declare that he had never been mad at all.
Persius the satirist and the painter Daniele da Volterra were both natives of the town.
Brozik is known for his historical canvases, among them " John Hus before the Council of Constance," while others worth mention are the marine painter Knuepfer, the landscape painters Slavicek and Hudecek, and Preisler and Svabinsky as painters of portraits and allegorical subjects.
Originally intended for the profession of a painter, he preferred writing tragedies until attracted to science by the influence of Nicolas de Lacaille.
Boyle bequeathed his natural history collections to the Royal Society, which also possesses a portrait of him by the German painter, Friedrich Kerseboom (1632-1690).
The subject was a commonplace of ancient writers, and was depicted by the painter Polygnotus on the walls of the Lesche at Delphi (Pausanias x.
FRANCIA (c. 1450 - 1517), a Bolognese painter, whose real name was Francesco Raibolini, his father being Marco di Giacomo Raibolini, a carpenter, descended from an old and creditable family, was born at Bologna about 1450.
A contemporary record, after attesting his pre-eminence as a goldsmith, jeweller and painter, states that he was "most handsome in person and highly eloquent."
Distanced though he may have been by Raphael, Francia is rightly regarded as the greatest painter of the earlier Bolognese school, and hardly to be surpassed as representing the art termed "antico-moderno," or of the "quattrocento."
i' Mignard, Pierre (1610-1695), called - to distinguish him from his brother Nicholas - Le Romain, French painter, was born at Troyes in 1610, and came of a family of artists.
The city was the birthplace of General Prim (1814-1870) and of the painter Mariano Fortuny (1839-1874).
Among the distinguished names which have been associated with Urbino are those of the Ferrarese painter and friend of Raphael, Timoteo della Vite, who spent most of his life there, and Bramante, the greatest architect of his age.
Federigo Baroccio, Ambrogio's grandson, was a very popular painter, some of whose works still exist in the cathedral and elsewhere in Urbino.
At seventeen he wrote for Blackwood a defence of Turner, which the painter, to whom it was first submitted, did not take the trouble to forward to the magazine.
Even Turner was somewhat disconcerted; but the painter was now known to both Ruskins, and they freely bought his pictures.
He was an intimate friend of Holbein, whose first introduction to England was as a visitor to More in his house at Chelsea, where the painter is said to have remained for three years, and where he probably first met Henry VIII.
HERMANN GOLDSCHMIDT (1802-1866), German painter and astronomer, was the son of a Jewish merchant, and was born at Frankfort on the 57th of June 1802.
Leopold Robert (1794-1835), the painter, was born here.
'Guerin, Jean Baptiste Paulin (1783-18s5), French painter, was born at Toulon, on the 25th of March 1783, of poor parents.
It was the birthplace of the sculptor and painter, Gaspar Becarra.
He was also known as a patron of art and literature and an amateur painter of no little merit.
Francia the painter.
and a body as fitly and well proportioned as any painter could have painted it.
Bergen is the birthplace of the poets Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754) and Johan Welhaven (1807-1873), of Johan Dahl the painter (1788-1857), of Ole Bull (1810-1880) and Edvard Grieg the musicians.
It was the birthplace of the painter generally known as Il Pordenone.
It was the birthplace of the painter, Raphael Mengs (1728-1779).
The former may be rendered ny the sculptor or the painter in stone, on wood, &c., with great lelicacy of detail, or may be simply sunk or painted in outline.
Holger Drachmann (q.v.; 1846-1908) began life as a marine painter; and a first little volume of poems, which he published in 1872, attracted slight attention.
From the school at Rottweil, on the Neckar, he went (1510) to the university of Basel, and became a good classic. From 1514 he obtained schoolmaster posts at Basel, where he married, and made the acquaintance of Erasmus and of Holbein, the painter.
CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1826), American portrait painter, celebrated especially for his portraits of Washington, was born in Queen Anne county, Maryland, on the 16th of April 1741.
He got some assistance from Gustavus Hesselius, a Swedish portrait painter then living near Annapolis, and from John Singleton Copley in Boston; and in 1767-1770 he studied under Benjamin West in London.
ALBRECHT DURER (1471-1528), German painter, draughtsman and engraver, was born at Nuremberg on the 21st of May 1471.
By and by the boy found himself drawn by preference from goldsmith's work to painting; his father, after some hesitation on the score of the time already spent in learning the former trade, gave way and apprenticed him for three years, at the age of fifteen and a half, to the principal painter of the town, Michael Wolgemut.
Wolgemut furnishes a complete type of the German painter of that age.
own designs, and between the arts of the goldsmith and the painter there had always been a close alliance, both being habitually exercised by persons of the same family and sometimes by one and the same person; so that there was no lack of hands ready-trained for the new craft which required of the man who practised it that he should design like a painter and cut metal like a goldsmith.
He was indeed professionally and in the first place a painter; but throughout his career a great, and on the whole the most successful, part of his industry was devoted to drawing on the block for the woodcutter or engraving with his own hand on copper.
The Venetian painter etcher, Jacopo de Barbari, whom Darer had already, it would seem, met in Venice in 1494-1495, and by the example of whose engravings he had already been much influenced, came to settle for a while in Nuremberg in 1500.
It shows the pope and emperor, with a lute-playing angel between them, kneeling to right and left of the enthroned Virgin and Child, who crown them with rose garlands, with a multitude of other kneeling saints disposed with free symmetry in the background, and farther in the background portraits of the donor and the painter, and a flutter of wreath-carrying cherubs in the air.
A "Christ disputing with the Doctors" of the same period, in the Barberini Gallery at Rome, is recorded to have cost the painter only five days' labour, and is an unsatisfying and illcomposed congeries of heads and hands, both of such strenuous character and individuality as here and there to pass into caricature.
Reid went to Paris in 1868 to study under the figure painter Yvon; and he worked in.
1854) was also a painter and a writer of tales and verse.
But Rossetti persuaded him that he was better suited for a painter, and after a while he devoted himself exclusively to that branch of art.
St Mary's churchyard contains the tomb of the painter George Romney, a native of the town.
It was the birthplace of the painter Giorgio Barbarelli (Il Giorgione, 1477-1512), and the cathedral contains one of his finest works, the Madonna with SS.
He was especially anxious to obtain works of art, mainly sculpture, for the famous Munich collections which he started, and in this he had the advantage of the assistance of the painter Martin Wagner.
FRA ANGELICO (1387-1455), Italian painter.
Whether he had previously been a painter by profession is not certain, but may be pronounced probable.
The painter named Lorenzo Monaco may have contributed to his art-training, and the influence of the Sienese school is discernible in his work.
The subject which originally formed the predella of this picture has, since 1860, been in the National Gallery, London, and worthily represents there the hand of the saintly painter.
These works of the painter's advanced age, which have suffered somewhat from restorations, show vigour superior to that of his youth, along with a more adequate treatment of the architectural perspectives.
After allowing for this, Angelico should nevertheless be accepted beyond cavil as an exalted typical painter according to his own range of conceptions, consonant with his monastic calling, unsullied purity of life and exceeding devoutness.
The poet, Emanuel Geibel (1889), and the painter, Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789-1869), were natives of Lubeck.
TIMANTHES, of Cythnus or Sicyon, a Greek painter of the 4th century B.C. The most celebrated of his works was a picture representing the sacrifice of Iphigenia, in which he finely depicted the emotions of those who took part in the sacrifice; but despairing of rendering the grief of Agamemnon, he represented him as veiling his face.
Bayonne is the seat of a bishopric and of a subprefect; it has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a chamber of commerce, a lycee, a school of music, a library, an art museum with a large collection of the works of the painter Leon Bonnat, and a branch of the Bank of France.
1855), wife of John Elliott, the painter of a fine ceiling in the Boston library, - both these daughters being contributors to literature.
JEAN FRANCOIS MILLET (1814-1875), French painter, who came of a peasant family, was born on the 4th of October 1814 in the hamlet of Gruchy, near Greville (La Manche), in the wild and picturesque district called La Hague.
Two drawings were prepared and placed before a painter at Cherbourg named Mouchel, who at once recognized the boy's gifts, and accepted him as a pupil; but shortly after (1835) Millet's father died, and the eldest son, with heroic devotion, took his place at home, nor did he return to his work until the pressing calls from without were solemnly enforced by the wishes of his own family.
This last work, exhibited in 1848, obtained conspicuous success, but did not sell till Ledru Rollin, informed of the painter's dire distress, gave him Soo francs for it, and accompanied the purchase with a commission, the money for which enabled Millet to leave Paris for Barbizon, a village on the skirts of the forest of Fontainebleau.
"The articles manufactured from jute are principally (I) gunny bags; (2) string, rope and cord; (3) kampa, a net-like bag for carrying wood or hay on bullocks; (4) chat, a strip of stuff for tying bales of cotton or cloth; (5) dola, a swing on which infants are rocked to sleep; (6) shika, a kind of hanging shelf for little earthen pots, &c.; (7) dulina, a floor-cloth; (8) beera, a small circular stand for wooden plates used particularly in poojahs; (9) painter's brush and brush for white-washing; (io) ghunsi, a waist-band worn next to the skin; (II) gochh-dari, a hair-band worn by women; (12) mukbar, a net bag used as muzzle for cattle; (13) parchula, false hair worn by players; (14) rakhi-bandhan, a slender arm-band worn at the Rakhi-poornima festival; and (15) dhup, small incense sticks burned at poojahs."
His father, Sampson Camden, a native of Lichfield, had settled in London, and, as a painter, had become a member of the company of painter-stainers.
He accordingly removed to a house on the Pavelioen Gracht near at hand, occupied by a painter called Van der Spijck.
GUSTAVE COURBET (1819-1877), French painter, was born at Ornans (Doubs) on the 10th of June 1819.
Though Courbet's realistic work is not devoid of importance, it is as a landscape and sea painter that he will be most honoured by posterity.
Biberach is the birthplace of the sculptor Johann Lorenz Natter (1705-1763) and the painter Bernhard Neher (1806-1886); Christoph Martin Wieland, born in 1733 at the neighbouring village of Oberholzheim, spent several years in the town.
As.) Falguiere, Jean Alexandre Joseph (1831-1900), French sculptor and painter, was born at Toulouse.
Falguiere was a painter as well as a sculptor, but somewhat inferior in merit.
At home Portugal produced Andre de Resende, author of the Historia da antiguidade da cidade de Evora and De antiquitatibus Lusitaniae, and Francisco de Hollanda, painter, architect, and author of, inter alia, the Quatro dialogos da pintura antiga.
He was to do this under supervision of Richard of Teynton, John le Peyntour (the painter) and another.
The painter Jacopo Chimenti (Jacopo da Empoli), 1554-1640, was born here.
It was the birthplace of Mozart and of the painter Hans Makart (1840-1884).
Vigee-Lebrun, Marie-Anne Elisabeth (1755-1842), French painter, was born in Paris, the daughter of a painter, from whom she received her first instruction, though she benefited more by the advice of Doyen, Greuze, Joseph Vernet and other masters of the period.
In 1776 she married the painter and art-critic J.
The town also possesses a museum of antiquities and a picture gallery containing the works of the marine painter Ayvazovsky.
The "Burning Bush" was in fact the work of Nicolas Froment, a painter of Avignon.
The principal other public buildings are the church of St Margaret with a beautiful portal and a lofty tower, founded in the 12th century, twice burnt down, and rebuilt in its present form in 1652; the church of the Augustinian convent, with an altar-piece by the painter Simon Jacobs; the theatre; the fire insurance bank and the life insurance bank; the ducal palace, in the Italian villa style, with a winter garden and picture gallery; the buildings of the ducal legislature; the hospital; the old town-hall, dating from the i ith century; the old residence of the painter Lucas Cranach, now used as a girls' school; the ducal stable; and the Friedrichsthal palace, now used as public offices.
In 1547 the town was taken from its prince, Wolfgang (a cadet of the house of Anhalt), who had joined the league of Schmalkalden, and given by the emperor Charles V., with the rest of the prince's possessions, to the Spanish general and painter, Felipe Ladron y Guevara (1510-1563), from whom it was, however, soon repurchased.
Between this and the next crescent of the Heeren Gracht sprang up, on the east, the labyrinthine quarter where for more than three centuries the large Jewish population has been located, and in the middle of which the painter Rembrandt lived (1640-1656) and the philosopher Spinoza was born (1632).
The public squares of the city include the Sophiaplein, with the picturesque old mint-tower; the Rembrandtplein, with a monument (1852) to the painter by Lodswyk Royer; the Thorbeckeplein, with a monument to the statesman, J.
LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519), the great Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mechanician, engineer and natural philosopher, was the son of a Florentine lawyer, born out of wedlock by a mother in a humble station, variously described as a peasant and as of gentle birth.
Verrocchio, although hardly one of the great creative or inventive forces in the art of his age at Florence, was a first-rate craftsman alike as goldsmith, sculptor and painter, and particularly distinguished as a teacher.
He was the first painter to recognize the play of light and shade as among the most significant and attractive of the world's appearances, the earlier schools having with one consent subordinated light and shade to colour and outline.
The painter has departed from precedent in grouping the disciples, with their Master in the midst, along the far side and the two, ends of a long, narrow table, and in leaving the near or service side of the table towards the spectator free.
There is a sheet at the Louvre of much earlier date than the first idea or commission for this particular picture, containing some nude sketches for the arrangement of the subject; another later and farther advanced, but still probably anterior to the practical commission, at Venice, and a MS. sheet of great interest at the Victoria and Albert Museum, on which the painter has noted in writing the dramatic motives appropriate to the several disciples.
The painters especially recorded as Leonardo's immediate pupils during this part of his life at Milan are the two before mentioned, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio and Ambrogio Preda or de Predis, with Marco d'Oggionno and Andrea Salai, the last apparently less a fully-trained painter than a studio assistant and personal attendant, devotedly attached and faithful in both capacities.
The richness of colouring on which Vasari expatiates has indeed flown, partly from injury, partly because in striving for effects of light and shade the painter was accustomed to model his figures on a dark ground, and in this as in his other oil-pictures the ground has to a large extent come through.
The period was several times extended, at first grudgingly, Soderini complaining that Leonardo had treated the republic ill in the matter of the battle picture; whereupon the painter honourably offered to refund the money paid, an offer which the signory as honourably refused.
The king arrived in May 1507, and soon afterwards Leonardo's services were formally and amicably transferred from the signory of Florence to Louis, who gave him the title of painter and engineer in ordinary.
Another painter in the service of the French king, Jehan Perreal or Jehan de Paris, visited Milan, and consultations on technical points were held between him and Leonardo.
King Francis, then at his court of St Germain-en-Laye, is said to have wept for the loss of such a servant; that he was present beside the death-bed and held the dying painter in his arms is a familiar but an untrue tale.
This consists of brief didactic chapters, or more properly paragraphs, of practical direction or critical remark on all the branches and conditions of a painter's practice.
In a neighbouring tomb was what is believed to be "the oldest Greek mural painting which has come down to us," dating probably from the 4th century B.C. Among the minor objects discovered in the kurgans perhaps the most noteworthy are the fragments of engraved boxwood, the only examples known of the art taught by the Sicyonian painter Pamphilus.
The same painter produced a fresco at Lyndhurst Church, Hants.
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EUGENE BOUDIN (1824-1898), French painter of the paysage de mer, was the son of a pilot.
Young Boudin found his desire to be a painter stimulated by their influence; his work made a certain progress, and the interest taken in the young man resulted in his being granted for a short term of years by the town of his adoption a pension, that he might study painting.
This conscientious and unmoving picture hangs in the museum of Havre, along with a hundred later, fresher, thoroughly individual studies and sketches, the gift of Boudin's brother, Louis Boudin, after the painter's death.
As a "marine painter"- more properly as a painter of subjects in which water must have some part, and as curiously expert in the rendering of all that goes upon the sea, and as the painter too of the green banks of tidal rivers and of the long-stretched beach, with crinolined Parisienne noted as ably as the sailor-folk - Boudin stands alone.
and specimens of early typography and other curiosities; and the Mesdag Museum, containing the collection of the painter H.
In the time of Nero, owing to its dilapidated condition, it was replaced by a copy made by the painter Dorotheus (Pliny, Nat.
1598) who made the first collection of Scottish proverbs (not published till 1641), was parish minister; Robert Gilfillan (1798-1850), the poet, and Sir Joseph Noel Paton (1821-1901), painter and poet - whose father was a designer of patterns for the damask trade - were all born here.
to the south-west of Cupar is Cults, where Sir David Wilkie, the painter, was born.
BRUNO BAUER (1809-1882), Germantheologianand historian, was born on the 6th of September 1809, the son of a painter in a porcelain factory, at Eisenberg in Saxe-Altenburg.
John Cleveland, the Royalist poet, was born at Loughborough in 1613, John Howe the painter in 1630 and Richard Pulteney the botanist in 1730.
His paper, however, the Point du Jour, according to Aulard, owes its reputation not so much to its own qualities as to the fact that the painter David, in his famous picture of the "Oath in the Tennis Court," has represented Barere kneeling in the corner and writing a report of the proceedings as though for posterity.
His father, Wulbern, originally a landscape painter and subsequently recorder of Gliickstadt, was killed at the siege of that fortress by the Imperialists in 1628.
The first unmistakable indication of the public use of the painter's art for directly religious ends does not occur until A.D.
de Laudibus Theodori Martyris, c. 2) it is easy to see how the stories of recent martyrs would offer themselves as tempting subjects for the painter, and at the same time be considered to have received from him their best and most permanent expression; that this feeling was widespread is shown in many places by Paulinus of Nola (ob.
Theophilus, the last of the iconoclast emperors, was a devoted Mariolater and controversialist who invited the monks to discuss the question of images with him, and whipped or branded them when he was out-argued; he at length banished them from the cities, and branded on the hands a painter of holy pictures, Lazarus by name, who declined to secularize his art; he also raised to the patriarchal throne John Hylilas, chief instigator of the reaction of 815.
FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH FORSTER (1791-1868), German historian and poet, was the second son of Karl Christoph Forster (1751-1811), and consequently a brother of the painter, Ernest Joachim Forster (1800-1885).
In 1856 he proposed to marry Cornelie Scheffer, the niece and adopted daughter of the great Dutch painter.
61), quoting from Apollodorus, says that he was at first a painter, and that pictures by him were in existence in the gymnasium at Elis.
B.) Mercie, Marius Jean Antonin (1845-), French sculptor and painter, was born in Toulouse on the 30th of October 1845.
The painter gave a meticulous attention to detail.
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birthplace of the painter Paul Cezanne.
I wear a yellow bodice borrowed from the painter.
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French painter, who developed cubism with his friend Picasso.
The Coach is supporting him to develop a business around being a hang-gliding instructor rather than a painter decorator.
defencerticle amounts to a robust defense of the painter, and the quality and nature of his work.
delftware painter, he could be a different person.
disreputable friend, Charles Augustus Howell, the painter had Lizzie's body exhumed to recover his poems.
Her son also became a brilliant painter - unfortunately, he was also one of Montmartre's most notorious drunkards.
dwarfs nearly everything that has been previously written on the painter.
easel painter, and was regarded as the greatest British marine artist of his day.
Only then, is the painter ready to convey the essence of the subject onto his canvas.
face painter To make your party complete why not include a face painter, all paints are non-toxic and water soluble.
professor fiddlesticks entertained the children with juggling and tricks, and a face painter was also on hand to brighten up the day.
gravitated toward theater, exhibition and film, where he now works as a designer, artist and painter.
horticulture trainer, plumbing lecturer, advanced craft / nvq 3 painter & decorator to a part time lecturer in biology.
The wholly imaginary landscapes of the essayist and painter Cecil Collins had attained their conviction in the 1930s through sheer invention.
The painter can accomplish this and place it before you with great immediacy and truth.
Baudelaire's essay, The Painter of Modern Life, inspired other impressionists to portray real life themes, too.
landscape painter who lived in London.
She was an exquisite painter of miniatures, and a capital hand at catching a likeness.
He murmurs to himself like a painter who has found the right color - lemon and saffron delight him lime is his lucky mascot.
nudes painted by the great French classical painter Ingres in the early 19th century.
Tom Clothier I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
painter of portraits.
painter of landscapes and did exceptional drawings of flowers.
Later she married the Spanish painter JosÃ© Maria Sert, and it is as Misia Sert that she is chiefly remembered.
For Geraint Evans, a Swansea born painter now based in London, the journey has taken eight years.
He retired in 1984 to become a full time painter.
In 1804 he was appointed historical painter to the Tsar of Russia, an appointment which was to influence the course of his life.
In around 1560 Pieter Bruegel, a Dutch painter, painted a picture which shows lots of children playing lots of different games.
But he is really better known as a surrealist painter, and has had numerous exhibitions.
Giverny - Vernon: impressionist gardens - The garden belonged to the French impressionist painter, Claude Monet.
He was a keen fly fisherman, watercolor painter and enthusiastic at DIY: he built a sailing dinghy and a dry-stone wall!
Brett Dean is thinking of writing his BCMG work for voice and ensemble, setting poetry by Egon Schiele, the famous Expressionist painter.
Whilst painting is, at present, a serious hobby she also works as an illustrator and mural painter using a variety of media.
plein-air painter is happiest painting by the sea.
Pre-Raphaelite painter, Sir John Everett Millais.
self-taught painter to succeed in the contemporary art world?
skilfuls best he was a very skillful painter of the sea from the shore.
Painter Brothers supplied tower steelwork Raynesway Construction Services worked on substation civil works.
A man may be a great tobacconist, a man may be a great painter, he may be likewise a great mimic.
Yet another excellent article by Walter Shaw Sparrow, this time about Evelyn De Morgan, a seriously underrated painter.
The picture was left unfinished at the painter's death.
His father, a poor engraver, sent him to study art under the painter David, but his own tastes were literary, and he became a student in the College de France, where it is said he used to exercise his already strongly developed critical faculty by correcting for his own amusement old and bad texts of Greek authors, afterwards comparing the results with the latest and most approved editions.
FRA BARTOLOMMEO DI PAGHOLO (1475-1517), the Italian historical and portrait painter, - known also as Baccio (short for Bartolommeo) Della Porta (because he lived near the Porta Romana), was born at Soffignano, near Florence, in 1475, and died at Florence in 1517.
By her first marriage she had a son, Philipp Veit,, who became an eminent painter.
He was in fact the first painter of any eminence ever domiciled in Mantua.
The church of St Nicholas has ancient portions, and in the churchyard is the tomb of William Hogarth the painter, with commemorative lines by David Garrick.
Pisanello or Vittore Pisano, a charming painter and the greatest medallist of Italy, was probably a pupil of Altichiero.
1850) son of George III., and is also the burialplace of Thomas Gainsborough the artist, Jeremiah Meyer the painter of miniatures (d.1789), John Zoffany the artist (d.
Hannah Cowley, the dramatist (1743-1809), Richard Cosway, the miniature painter (b.
STOICS, a school of philosophers founded at the close of the 4th century B.C. by Zeno of Citium, and so called from the Stoa or painted corridor (6roci 7roucLXf) on the north side of the market-place at Athens, which, after its restoration by Cimon, the celebrated painter Polygnotus had adorned with frescoes representing scenes from the Trojan War.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.
I deceived only the birds, but you have deceived me, a painter.
He was the first great American painter.
He found some scoundrel of a painter...
Would it be any easier for a self-taught painter to succeed in the contemporary art world?
At his best he was a very skillful painter of the sea from the shore.
Each one of the lead gypsy girls was quite terrific and it was easy to understand why the young painter was tempted to stray.
The picture was left unfinished at the painter 's death.
At the first tower, there was a painter at work as we whizzed past.
LoveToKnow Green Living's editor, Sally Painter recently spoke with Gretchen Hauble, 3M's Business Development Manager in this exclusive interview.
The founder and designer of Tumbalina, Oak Atkinson, discussed her card company with LoveToKnow Green Living editor Sally Painter in this exclusive interview.
LoveToKnow editor Sally Painter had the opportunity to discuss Shashi's business concept and the meaning behind the name in this exclusive interview.
LoveToKnow editor Sally Painter discussed the many properties this amazing product has with its creator Bill Turk, co-owner and CEO of TAP Insulation in this exclusive interview.
Her on-screen team, which includes a carpenter, electrician, decorative painter and sewing wiz, offer tips and advice as the pieces of the room come together.
It's always a good idea to do a test board before starting a major refinishing project like this, or you may want to bring in a decorative painter."
Many excellent sites around the web, including professional faux painter's sites are generous in supplying advice, as well as examples to the do it yourself person.
If you want to use tape to create a border simply use painter's tape, creating a wavy striped pattern.
Align the stencil with the chalk lines and tape the stencil to the wall with painter's tape.
First, the Pot Rouge looks exactly the way it sounds; it comes in a circular container that is more reminiscent of a painter's tools than makeup artist, but truth be told, the container's actually rather charming.
The latest release includes bonuses like Background Remover, Photo Recovery, and Corel Painter Photo Essentials.
Recently, LoveToKnow editor Sally Painter had the opportunity to discuss the designs of these high-quality linens with co-founder Anna Hellman.
A Norwegian painter who helped develop expressionism, most of Munch's work is centered on anxiety, sadness, and mourning, basing much of his art on his early childhood experiences of losing both parents and two siblings.
One of the best known American painters and perhaps the best known female painter ever, Georgia O'Keefe fell in love with art is a child growing up in Wisconsin.
A native of Spain, Pablo Picasso was the son of a painter and art professor.
Her college career ended after one semester when DeGeneres started a variety of different jobs, including a waitress, house painter and oyster shucker.
I am opening tonight [April 26, 2007] at the MET Theatre [in Los Angeles] in Charlotte: Life? or Theatre?, which is about the young German painter, Charlotte Soloman [who was killed in Auschwitz].
Boys Levi's painter shorts are a hot commodity every spring and summer, as this classic choice for little boys maintains its popularity for both its comfort and style.
Painter shorts are, quite simply, comfy and casual shorts made out of denim in the signature Levi's style.
Boys Levi's painter shorts are also known for their multiple pockets to stash lunch money, small toys, and outdoor treasures collected throughout the day.
Best of all, boys Levi's painter shorts come at an affordable price, so most families can afford to pick up a pair or two and give their child a comfortable and fashionable choice for warm weather.
When shopping for a pair of painter shorts, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Once you hit the mall, ask your son to pick out a pair of painter shorts he likes, especially if there are different denim washes or styles available.
Finally, check with your child's school to make sure painter shorts fit into their dress code.
Plenty of retailers sell painter shorts for boys of varying ages.
JCPenney has long been a favorite store for parents shopping for both summer and school clothes, and they sell painter shorts for even the littlest boys.
Starting at size 2T, their painter shorts come in a traditional denim wash and are durable and affordable.
Another family favorite, Sears, sells a dark wash denim painter shorts that come in standard boys sizes (8-20).
Macy's sells painter shorts that feature today's signature style of faded denim.
Online marketplaces such as Amazon.com and ebay.com also sell Levi's painter shorts for great prices.
Denim Painter Shorts: A perfect basic short to vary with jeans, these are made of 100 percent cotton and have a zip fly and button closure.
To fill gaps at joints and at the top and bottom of the molding, use acrylic painter's caulk.
The Wagner Power Painter is a revolutionary, power paint sprayer that's designed to take the hard work out of virtually every large-scale painting job, inside the home and out.
The Wagner Power Painter resembles a hand drill, with a plastic chamber right below the nozzle where the paint is stored.
Plug the painter's power cord into the wall outlet and adjust the spraying speed on the painter.
Whenever you need to change paint colors or you're finished with your paint job, clean the power painter thoroughly so the previous color paint is completely removed from the painter.
Cleaning the Wagner Power Painter after using oil-based paints is a little different, but just as easy.
It featured a team of five people who journey to the deserted mansion of the deceased Mamiya Ichirou, a famous painter, to photograph her paintings.
Obvious examples of surnames based on occupation include names like Baker, Barber, Carpenter, Carver, Painter, Potter, and Shoemaker.
Painter: Ask your local coffee shop or art gallery if you can display your most recent canvas on their walls…with a price tag.
Body Painting by Tioti: Key West-based professional body painter Tioti has several galleries of painted artistic bikinis to view.
In case you're wondering how long a masterpiece like this takes to paint, it took the painter 2.5 hours to finish the entire suit.
If you're the aspiring painter, check out some of the sites above for inspiration and tips.
LoveToKnow editor Sally Painter had the opportunity to talk with Paul McCormack, Public Relations Director with Miele about this aspect of their product lines in this exclusive expert interview.
The painter, knowing that making such an agreement with such an evil entity was the wrong thing to do, succumbed to his desperate greed and accepted the offer.
While some people may see a tattoo of these angels as an homage to Raphael, a great painter, others might think that these images have been highly overused.
You could become a consultant, a wedding planner, caterer, gardener, painter, woodworker, personal chef, landscape designer, stump grinder, home health aide or daycare operator.
Use painter's tape to block off parts of a wall, dresser or tabletop.
Acrylic paints offer several advantages for the novice painter.
The HGTV website has pictures of various faux finishing techniques, as well as tips and tricks for the novice painter.
While still life artists can simply arrange a bowl of fruit from their refrigerator, the wildlife painter must become more creative in his/her efforts to find suitable inspiration.
Becoming a successful wildlife painter requires a great deal of practice.
Since animals are a very popular subject for the aspiring painter, there are a number of reference books that offer suggestions for wildlife painting.
Mixing colors can be a challenging task for the landscape painter.
Protect your craft area with painter's plastic.
At the urging of the famous painter Jacques Louis David, the blue is always on the hoist side, closest to the flagpole.
This will work for anyone who works outside, like a groundskeeper, a landscaper, a painter, or a carpenter.
He is a songwriter, producer, and painter.
After all, he was the only one who went to art school in order to be a painter.
British painter Josephine Wall creates whole worlds in a single painting.
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