Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Artists; Comprising Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, and Architects, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time Interspersed with Original Anecdotes. to Which Is Prefixed an Introduction, Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...-painted by his master, is mentioned as a very fine performance; the airs of the heads are graceful, and the landscape seems to enrich the composition.--De Piies, Pilft. SCHURMAN (Anna Maria de), a celebrated German artist, born at Cologne, in 1607, and died in 1678, aged 71. At the age of six years she cut out figures in paper with great exactness, and at eight she! painted figures in crayons in a pleas-! ing manner. She applied to music, painting and engraving with great success, and her writing was remarkable for its beauty.--Niceron. SCHUZE (John Gottfried), a German engraver, born at Dresden about 1749. He learned the rudiments of design from Charles Hutin, and after being initiated into the art of engraving by Guisscppe Camerati, he went to Paris, where he profited by the lessons of J. G. Wille. On his return to Saxony, he engraved several plates of portraits and other subjects, particularly some prints for the Dresden Gallery, which are executed in a neat firm style.--Strutt. SCHUPPEN (Peter Van), a Flemish designer and engraver, born at Antwerp, about 1623. After being instructed in the rudiments of drawing in his native city, he went to Paris, where ho became a pupil of Nanteuil, and engraved in the style of his instructor several portraits from his own designs, which are not inferior to the best productions of the time. His design is correct, and he handled the graver with great firmness and dexterity. He also engraved several historical subjects, after various masters.--Strutt. SCHUT (Cornelius), a Flemish historical painter, boin at Antwerp in l600, and died in 1660, aged 60. He was a disciple of Rubens, and having a fruitful genius and lively imagination, he showed him self worthy of the school from whence he derived his instruction, ..
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