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Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Volume 1
George Charles Williamson,Professor Michael Bryan
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Page 245 - Rome, where he attended the school of Benedetto Luti. In 1719 he accompanied the prince to Paris, and in 1737 he came to England, where, according to Walpole, his first works were the portraits of Colley Gibber and Owen MacSwinney, whose long silvery hair was extremely picturesque, and contributed to give the new painter reputation. He was favoured with the patronage of Sir Robert Walpole, by whom he was introduced to the Prince and Princess of Wales, whose portraits he painted. Van Loo soon bore...
Page 238 - LOCKE,. WILLIAM, was an English portrait painter, who lived in London about 1750. LOCKEY, NICHOLAS, was an English portrait painter, who practised at the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries. He painted a portrait of John King, Bishop of London.
Page 183 - Yarrow," engraved from pictures painted by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Noel Patera for the Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, and issued to that association's subscribers.
Page 118 - Hampton-court he copied the cartoons in little, and sold them to Dr. George Clarke of Oxford, who became his protector, and furnished him with money to visit Paris and Italy. At the former he lent two of his cartoons to Audran, who engraved them, but died before he could begin the rest.
Page 383 - He was one of the founders and most active, members of the " Society for the Management and Distribution of the Artists...
Page 319 - Presentation in the Temple, and it is noteworthy that a triptych by Roger with these subjects and the Annunciation, now in the Gallery at Munich, formerly adorned an altar in the church of St. Columba at Coeln, where Memlinc probably saw and studied it There is no contemporary document proving that he worked with Roger, nor any other evidence, for the mention in the inventory Antwerp.
Page 341 - Here he made rapid progress ; in the same year that he joined the school he took the silver medal of the Society of Arts for a drawing of the...
Page 196 - He was elected a member of the Institute of Painters in Water-Colours in 1846, and was for many years connected with the Langham School. Among the later pictures painted by him were 'The Long Sermon,' ' The Rustic Beauty,' and