Catalogue of paintings (Google eBook)

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The Gilliss press, 1917 - Painters - 362 pages
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Page 187 - Colonna, at that time herd of the most celebrated and powerful of the Roman aristocratic families. The picture represents the moment when Boniface says to his assailants, '. Here is my neck; here is my head; strike! but I will die Pope.
Page 124 - Sonnavater's head, and a mitre of birch-bark on Knut's, mounted them on starving horses and brought them through Upsala to Stockholm in a Shrove-tide procession, amidst jeers and insults. They were led to the market-place, and, after drinking to the executioner's health, were broken on the wheel.) Dated, 1870.
Page 134 - Studied at the Cork School of Design. Came to New York in 1863 and entered the school of the National Academy of Design; studied in Paris under Cabanel. He painted "Jerusalem the Golden, " " Last Moments of John Brown, ' ' and "A Brittany Image Seller.
Page 187 - D'ANAGNI. Boniface VIII, a native of Anagni, was elected Pope in 1294. Philip the Fair, of France, resisted his authority in spiritual matters, and, aided by Italian enemies of the Pope, compelled him to take refuge in his native town. Hither he was pursued by Sciarra Colonna, at that time herd of the most celebrated and powerful of the Roman aristocratic families.
Page 137 - Methought I looked up. and saw one coming with wings toward me. So he came directly to me and said. Mercy what aileth thee? Now when he had heard me make my complaint, he said. Peace be to thee. . . . And he put a beautiful crown upon my head . . . Then he took me by the hand, and said, Mercy come after me...
Page 80 - ... from life of George Washington. He engraved a portrait of the actor Wignell in the character of Darby. He painted a number of portraits, settled in New York, and was elected president of the National Academy of Design. The Metropolitan Museum owns his portraits of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Conant. He was the author of the "History of the Arts of Design, in the United States
Page 135 - Sep. 8, 1879. Studied at Dusseldorf; pupil of Couture in Paris; influenced by Millet and the Barbizon School. In 1862 he settled in Boston, where he spent most of his life. He painted many portraits of noted persons, was the author of many original sketches of types of Parisian life, and is well known by his mural paintings in the State Capitol at Albany, NY THE SPOUTING WHALE.
Page 209 - The Death of Cleopatra"; settled in New York in 1817; was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design and its Vice-President 1845-50. Died in 1863. His best known picture is "The White Plume," which was beautifully engraved by AB Durand.
Page 124 - Olaf, but he treacherously betrayed them to the King's servants, who, dressing them in rags, and putting a crown of straw on Sonnavater's head, and a mitre of birch-bark on Knut's, mounted them on starving horses and brought them through Upsala to Stockholm in a Shrove-tide procession, amidst jeers and insults. They were led to the market-place, and, after drinking to the executioner's health, were broken on the wheel.
Page 49 - W. COMAN, CHARLOTTE BUELL. Born, Waterville, NY, 1833. Pupil of James R. Brevoort in New York; Harry Thompson and Emile Vernier in. Paris. Bronze medal, California Mid-Winter Exp., San Francisco, 1894; prize, NY Woman's Art Club; Shaw memorial prize, Soc. Amer. Artists, 1905; second prize, Soc. Wash. Artists, 1906; Burgess prize, NY Woman's AC, 1907; McMillin prize, same club, 1911. ANA, 1910; member, NY Water Color Club; Woman's Art...

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