Illustrated catalogue: paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. With addenda to January, 1907

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1905 - Art - 246 pages
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Page 29 - 53, '55, '57, '59, '67. Legion of Honor, 1859. Officer of the Legion of Honor, 1874. Diploma to the Memory of Deceased Artists, Exposition Universelle, 1878.
Page 192 - Born in Ohio, 1836; died at New York, 1892. He devoted himself in early life to painting photographs and portraits in Cincinnati. At the age of 21 years he made a journey to New York to visit George Inness, by whom he was received most kindly. The impression made upon Wyant at this meeting was lasting, and the influence of that masterful painter may be traced in many of his most important works.
Page lvi - The town failing to make the purchase, I at once accepted these terms, and Rosa Bonheur then placed the picture at my disposal. I tendered her the 40,000 francs, and she said: ' I am much gratified at your giving me such a noble price, but I do not like to feel that I have taken advantage of your liberality. Let us see how we can combine in the matter. You will not be able to have an engraving made from so large a canvas. Suppose I paint you a small one of the same subject, of which I will make you...
Page 168 - W. SNIJDERS, Frans. Flemish School. Born at Antwerp, 1579; died there, 1657. This great animal painter was the pupil of Pieter Brueghel and Van Balen, the friend and co-worker of Rubens and Jordaens, and closely allied in friendship to Van Dyck, who painted his portraits. He executed animals in the landscapes of Rubens, and the latter painted figures in the works of Snyders. Philip V of Spain gave him large commissions. His works are in the principal European galleries and in private collections...
Page 132 - ... and two children. Above, at the left, is an embankment where there are a signal station and some houses. At the left is a distant city. Floating vaporous clouds permeated with a glow of light rise from the low horizon into the sky above. Gift of MB.

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