1-20 of 29 results  for:

  • Collecting, Patronage, and Display of Art x
  • Patron, Collector, or Dealer x
  • Nineteenth-Century Art x
Clear all

Article

Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Born 13 September 1814, in Sept-Fontaines, near Luxembourg; died 19 February 1853, in Ghent.

Engraver, collector.

Article

Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 27 November 1767, in Ferrara; died 5 March 1834, in Venice.

Painter, collector. Landscapes. Decorative schemes.

Cicognara was active in Venice and Ferrara, executing mostly landscapes and decorative paintings. He was president of the fine arts academy in Venice, and a noted critic, theorist and historian, publishing ...

Article

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1822; died 9 November 1881, in the château at Cangé, near Tours.

Painter, art collector.

He painted several watercolour portraits and landscapes, but was known principally for his valuable art collection.

Article

British, 19th century, male.

Born 30 June 1798, in Edinburgh; died 15 May 1869, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, writer, collector. Botanical subjects, insects.

Alexander Dyce was an amateur sketcher and painter. His watercolours and drawings were chiefly of flowers and butterflies.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): ...

Article

Dutch, 19th century, male.

Active in Amsterdam.

Painter, art dealer, collector. Landscapes.

Article

Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 5 May 1852, in Lully, near Morges; died 24 December 1922, in Morges.

Engraver (etching), collector. Urban landscapes, landscapes.

Alexis Forel was both an artist and a chemical engineer. After making a name for himself in science through his study of aniline paints, he moved to Paris and took up etching in ...

Article

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1853, in Paris; died 1903.

Engraver, collector.

Charles Gillot was the son of Firmin Gillot, inventor of the gillotage etching technique (whereby a waxy ink is rolled onto sidewalls of lines and dots to prevent lateral etching). Charles Gillot had an impressive collection of medieval and Japanese art, which fetched a large sum (827,000 francs) at posthumous auction on ...

Article

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born at the end of the 19th century, in the Rhineland.

Painter, collector.

Richard Goetz was a naturalised citizen of the USA who had lived in Paris for many years. It is very unlikely that he ever painted in America. His collection of work is small. He lived in Montparnasse well before ...

Article

British, 19th century, male.

Born 6 January 1799, in Duns Castle (Berwickshire), Scotland; died 1863.

Draughtsman, collector.

Robert Hay travelled to Egypt in 1924 as part of a customary 'grand tour' in keeping with family tradition. He was accompanied by the sculptor Joseph Bonomi who was charged with recording the sites visited during his travels. An accomplished draughtsman, Hay soon joined Bonomi in producing meticulous records of the tombs, temples, and principal monuments along the Nile. Before long, he rounded up a team of artists and architects to contribute to this accurate copy work while he turned his attention to recording panoramic landscape views. In ...

Article

German, 19th century, male.

Born 1802, in Amorbach; died 7 September 1846, in Aschaffenburg.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, collector. Church decoration.

He studied a wide range of subjects in Munich. Among other things, he decorated the Catholic church in Nördlingen (Bavaria).

Article

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1798, in Paris; died 1869.

Painter, collector. Genre scenes, portraits.

Louis Lacaze was a great collector and donated some 600 works to the museums of France. He also painted some of his pictures in the classical style, however, the disastrous use of a bitumen paint caused irreparable cracks in the dark areas....

Article

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1762; died 18 June 1827.

Painter, lithographer, collector.

Sir John Fleming Leicester, 1st Lord de Tabley, was a great patron and collector of British paintings. He put together an important collection at Tabley House (his country residence in Cheshire) and in his London house in the early part of the 19th century, with the aim of founding a National Gallery of British Art....

Article

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born c. 1849; died 1919, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, art dealer, collector. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Charles Fairfax Murray was a pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. He worked as a studio assistant to Burne-Jones and was later sent to Italy to make copies of Old Masters for Ruskin. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Grosvenor Gallery from 1867 onward. He was also an art collector....

Article

German, 19th century, male.

Born 28 December 1782, in Cologne; died 18 November 1849, in Cologne.

Painter, draughtsman, writer, collector.

Studied under E. Mengelberg, C. A. Grein and C. B. Beckenkamp.

Article

Dutch, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 15 July 1754, in Rotterdam; died 13 March 1839, in Rotterdam.

Draughtsman, engraver, collector.

Article

Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 1808, in Amsterdam.

Painter, collector. Landscapes.

Article

Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Died 1845, in Pisa.

Painter, caricaturist, engraver (burin), collector. Horses.

Article

Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 14 August 1812, in Amsterdam.

Painter (?), collector. Landscapes.

Isaac Salm was a pupil of Verschuur. His works are to be found in Haarlem.

Article

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the UK and in France.

Born 1835, in Montauban; died 23 June 1913, in Stoke-on-Trent.

Potter, painter (porcelain), draughtsman, engraver (etching), collector, writer.

Marc Louis Emmanuel Solon was the father of Leon Victor Solon. He used the pseudonym of Milès. He worked in porcelain factories in Sèvres and Stoke-on-Trent....

Article

British, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1814, in Drypool (Yorkshire); died January 1900, in Florence.

Painter, engraver (burin), collector, dealer. Portraits.

William Spence studied in London, Rome and Florence, settling in Florence in 1838. He lived in the Villa Medici, just below Fiesole, where he received artist friends including the Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman Hunt....