The W.P. Wilstach Collection

The W.P. Wilstach Collection

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Cathedral, where he rests by the side of his prede-cessor, Sir Joshua Reynolds. 229. Portrait of George IV. 78J4 x 49 LE BBUN (Charles) Paris Born at Paris, 1619. Died at Paris, 1690 French School Le Brun was a portrait, history and landscape painter. He exercised a great influence in art matters in France, and was the most prominent of the founders of the Academy, in which he held successively all the positions of honor. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the French School at Rome, and was the first Director of the Gobelins factory. His most important work was the decoration of the Palace of Versailles, in which he painted the series of allegories, exploiting the achievements of his patron, Louis XIV. 230. Study of a Ceiling in the Palace of Versailles 36 x 2rA LE GOUT-GEBABD (Fernand Garie Eugene) Paris Born at Saint Lo, Department of Manche, France, 1876. Contemporary. Medal, Paris, icoo, E. U. Hors Concours Socictaire de la Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts Member of International Society of Painters, Paris Member of Society of Pastel Painters, London Painter to the Ministry of Marine, Paris "The Inner Harbor of Concarneau" is at the Elysee Palace, and Le Gout-Gerard is also represented at the Museums of Dijon, Rouen, Rheims, and in a number of important private collections. 231. Women of the Isle of Sein, Brittany 42% x 52f6 LEIKEBT (J.) 232. Coast Scene in Holland 18 x 24. Dated 1859 LELIENBEBGH (Cornelis) The Hague Flourished at The Hague about 1650-72 Master of the Guild, 1646 One of the founders of the Guild Pictura, 1656 This picture is an example of the fine workman-ship so characteristic of the Dutch still life painters. Other pictures by Lelienbergh are to be found at The Hague, Berlin, Dresden and Munich. 233....show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123663263X
  • 9781236632630