English Female Artists, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Tinsley brothers, 1876 - Artists - 865 pages
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Page 273 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 5 - should be, not only by an accomplished designer of woodcut, but itself the illustration of a popular story. The drawing, with whatever temporary purpose executed, is forever lovely ; a thing which I believe Gainsborough would have given one of his own pictures for oldfashioned as red-tipped daisies are and more precious than rubies.
Page 69 - Duck" in 1843 and in 1849 was elected a member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours. He...
Page 292 - Academy, and one of his pictures was purchased in 1864 by the Royal Association for the promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland. The Council of the Royal Scottish Academy have offered a reward of 100Z. to anyone who will give information which may lead to the apprehension of Mr. Chalmers
Page 68 - Whilst struggling unaided with the technical difficulties of art, she received, in 1827, the large silver medal of the Society of Arts for an original portrait in miniature, the silver Isis medal for a copy of figures in water-colours, and the silver palette for one of an engraving. In...
Page 412 - fail not to possess yourself of if it comes in your way ; but there is a deep morality in his horror as in Dante's : in yours there is little but desperation. I am glad you have been to Switzerland and did not, among its other shows, see the grand show of the dead-house of St. Bernard, which was far too much in your way. The first...
Page 5 - Art he commenced the practice of his profession, and in 1869 he was elected an Associate of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, the membership of the society being conferred upon him two years luter.
Page 413 - I am glad you had fine weather in the Faulhorn. It is a nasty, spongy, flatheaded hill itself, and so I never thoroughly enjoy it. But the view is a noble one. I agree with you in thinking the Jura quite as good. The Jardin is interesting, but to my mind particularly ugly. There is nothing so fine as the Montanvert view which everybody sees. " I forget whether I asked you if you liked Dante. I think if you...
Page 184 - C., who was elected a member of the Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1882, is an ardent advocate for the reform of the Royal Academy. In '86 Mr. C. published "The Sirens Three," a poem illustrated by himself.
Page 279 - He owed his last illness to the earnest pursuit of his profession. He was painting a dead stag, which remained in his studio for that purpose until it became extremely decayed. Unfortunately the painter, from a prior illness, had lost his sense of smell...

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