Dictionary of Painters and Engravers; Biographical and Critical, Volume 2

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General Books, Jul 4, 2012 - 846 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...at Augsburg in 1886. RISVENNO, Giuseffo, (or RifiUKNO, Josef, ) a Spanish painter, born at Granada about the year 1640. He was a scholar of Alonso Cano, under whom he studied both painting and sculpture. Ho painted history with some reputation; and there are several of his works in the churches of his native city. The most important is the decoration of the cupola of the Carthusians. Risvenno died at Gr.inada in 1721. RITRATI, Francesco De'. See Negri, G. RITT, Augustin, a Russian painter, born at St. Petersburg. He studied at Antwerp, under De Quertemont, and practised in Russia in the 18th century. RITTER, Abraham nE, amateur, born at Haarlem in 1668, devoted himself chiefly to watercolour sketches and studies of rustic life. He died in 1738. RITTER, Edoard, still-life and genre painter, bom at Vienna in 1808, where he was a pupil of the Academy. Among his works we may name: 'In the Wine-cellar, ' 'The Workman, ' 'The Last Farthing, ' The Farewell of the Journeyman.' He died at Vienna in 1853. BITTER, G. N., painter, born at Heilbronn, in 1748. Ho settled at Amsterdam, where he practised miniature and portrait painting. He died at Amsterdam in 1809. RITTER, Henry, painter, born at Montreal in Canada in 1816, went when young to Hamburg, where he received some instruction from Groger. In 1836 he entered the Academy at Diisseldorf under Sohn, and studied under Jordan. He died at Diisseldorf in 1853. RITTEIt, Louisa Charlotte, the daughter of G. N. Ritter, practised in the manner of her father with some success. She died in 1813. RITTIG, Peter, painter, born at Coblentz in 1789, studied at Paris under David, but afterwards went to Rome to work under Overbeck. His pictures show talent and sobriety of judgment. Ho died at Rome in 1840. Works: A Madonna...

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