1-7 of 7 results  for:

  • Sculpture and Carving x
  • Pre-Raphaelitism x
Clear all

Article

Mark Stocker

Scottish sculptor, active in England. With the help of Harriet Egerton, Duchess of Sutherland, he obtained work in London, where in 1844 he assisted with carving in the Houses of Parliament, then being rebuilt following destruction by fire. After working under Edward Hodges Baily, he enrolled in ...

Article

Alasdair A. Auld

Scottish painter, illustrator, sculptor and collector. From his earliest years he drew avidly, seeking inspiration from ancient history, the Bible and from tales of romance and legend. His father was a keen antiquarian, and his habit of collecting items of historical interest and artistic merit was inherited by his son who amassed a collection, which included arms and armour, now in the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. He used items from the collection in a large number of his paintings such as ...

Article

Russian, 20th century, female.

Born 1926, in Moscow.

Sculptor.

Adelaide Pologova exhibited Spring, a coloured wood sculpture reminiscent of the 19th-century English Pre-Raphaelites, at Russian Art from the Scythians to Today ( L'Art Russe des Scythes à Nos Jours) at the Galeries Nationales at the Grand Palais in Paris in ...

Article

Polish, 20th century, male.

Born 19 October 1888, in Warsaw.

Painter, engraver, sculptor.

Stanislav Rzecki trained at the academies in Cracow and Paris; he shared the Pre-Raphaelites' taste for Gothic art and the early Renaissance.

Warsaw (Muz. Narodowe): Woman's Head (bronze); two oil paintings...

Article

British, 19th century, male.

Born 23 February 1817, in London; died 1 July 1904, in Limmerlease.

Painter, sculptor. History painting, portraits, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite.

George Frederick Watts enrolled at the Royal Academy Schools in 1835 but left soon afterwards to work in the atelier of the sculptor William Behnes, who communicated to Watts his unstinting admiration for classical Greek sculpture. He received a single painting lesson from an unidentified miniaturist, who explained to him which colours were most appropriate to use in order to copy an original portrait by Peter Lely. This rudimentary apprenticeship appears to have been adequate, as Watts demonstrated from the start of his career a firm grasp of style and line and soon made rapid progress....

Article

British, 19th century, male.

Born 17 December 1825, in Hadleigh (Suffolk); died 7 October 1892, in London.

Sculptor, painter, draughtsman.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite.

Thomas Woolner had a remarkable aptitude for modelling from a very early age. He went to London and exhibited at the Royal Academy ...

Article

Mark Stocker

English sculptor and poet . He ranks with John Henry Foley as the leading sculptor of mid-Victorian England. He trained with William Behnes and in 1842 enrolled as a student at the Royal Academy, London. In 1844 he exhibited at Westminster Hall, London, a life-size plaster group, the ...