Painters and Their Works: Sabbatini-Zyl. Appendixes (Google eBook)

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L.U. Gill, 1897 - Painters
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Page 292 - The picture of the country fair I saw when I was last in Scotland; and although it is no doubt very badly painted, it has more subject and more entertainment in it than any other three pictures I have since produced.
Page 313 - His wishes were, however, disregarded, and the case was found to contain, besides several landscapes and flowerpieces, two battle-scenes from the Austro-German war of 1866, a portrait of Pauline Viardot Garcia, one of Queen Caroline of England, painted from a miniature in the Brunswick Museum, and a portrait of Prince Clement Metternich in his garden at Johannisberg, with this inscription : " I painted this portrait in 1858. I was so pleased with it that I resolved to keep it.
Page 8 - After gaining much reputation and money, he returned to Italy, first to Rome, and then for retirement to Florence, where he died in 1788. In his pictures the landscape and the figures are of an equal importance.
Page 354 - In 1/62 he became a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists and was one of the original members of the Royal Academy.
Page 257 - ... painting, a branch of the art in which he eventually attained such great eminence. His masterpiece is the large picture of an Alderney bull, now in this collection. Sir John F. Leicester, afterwards Lord de Tabley, and Mr. John Allnutt of Clapham, were his two principal patrons as an animal painter. Ward was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1807, and an Academician in 1811, and he was an exhibitor from 1792 to 1855, contributing altogether 287 works to its exhibitions. He died November...
Page 317 - Society for the Protection of Life from Fire was established, in 1836, he was appointed their superintendent, with a salary of 100 a year.
Page 343 - Mexico,' published at Madrid in 1783, and also for the edition of the ' Galatea ' of Cervantes, published in 1784. He was living and at work in 1791. XIMENO, MATIAS, a painter of Old Castillo. He was a pupil of Vincenzo Carducho, and flourished about the middle of the 17th century. He painted four lateral altars for the...
Page 116 - Peter Martyr," for the chapel of that saint, in the Church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo, which perished when that church was burned in August, 1867.
Page 71 - ... been born in Exeter, November 21st, 1781. He studied under Paul S. Mann, and exhibited in the Royal Academy. He became a member of the Water-colour Society in 1806, and was one of the founders of the " Sketching Society." In 1810 he appears as a member of the Norwich Society of Artists, and resigned his membership of the Water-colour Society. In 1813 he exhibited three landscapes in the Academy. In 1819-22 he exhibited both in oil and water-colour. At this time he was living in Exeter. The painting...

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