American painter, draftsman, collector and museum proprietor of Swiss birth. Du Simitière, the son of Jean-Henri Ducimitière (or Dusimitière), an East Indies broker and Judith-Ulrique Cunegonde Delorme, studied art at the University of Geneva. In 1757 he left Amsterdam for the West Indies to document and sketch native flora and fauna and to collect historical materials, launching more than a decade of traveling and collecting in the New World including stops of varying lengths in New York City, Charleston, SC, Burlington, NJ, Boston, MA, Newport, RI, and Philadelphia, PA. In ...
Sarah J. Weatherwax
American, 19th century, male.
Active in Philadelphia.
Born 18 February 1846, in Philadelphia; died 1929.
Painter, art restorer. Still-lifes.
George Thomson Hobbs was a pupil of Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury in Paris.
New York, 19 March 1969: Still-life, USD 2,500
New York, 18 Nov 1976...
Ronald J. Onorato
American architect, preservationist, and author. Isham was one of the earliest American architects to specialize in the restoration of colonial American structures. He worked on a large number of 17th- and 18th-century structures in New England, wrote several major works on American architecture, conducted archaeological site work, and also designed new, mostly residential buildings....
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929 by patrons Lillie P(lummer) Bliss, Cornelius J. Sullivan and Rockefeller family, §1 to establish an institution devoted to modern art. Over the next ten years the Museum moved three times and in 1939 settled in the Early Modern style building (...
American, 20th century, male.
Born 1919, in Biloxi (Mississippi).
Painter, art restorer, designer.
Florian Phillip Nesossis de la Mey was a self-taught artist. He was head of the art department of Chrysler in Detroit and painted decorations in fluorescent paint that were invisible in natural light and only showed up under ultra-violet light....
American, 18th – 19th century, male.
Active during the first half of the 19th century.
Born 1775, in Staffordshire, England.
Painter, art restorer. Landscapes.
Samuel Scarlett was a pupil of Nathan T. Fielding in London around 1795. He worked in Bath (Avon), England until 1817, then emigrated to the USA and went to work in Philadelphia. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and was a curator there ...