For a young history painter
, a rite of passage in getting oneself noticed was to present at the Salon a grande machine, a tour de force piece that would attract attention in an exhibition crammed with thousands of canvases.
1885) by Luc-Olivier Merson--a reminder that the history painter
was also an accomplished draughtsman and sought-after interior designer.
His second apprenticeship was in Amsterdam under the tutelage of history painter
Pieter Lastman (1583-1633).
Dietrich was born in Wittenberg, Germany, the daughter of Eduard Dietrich (1803-1877), a landscape, architecture and history painter
with whom she trained, but little else is known about her life.
Luc is a history painter
for our times," said co-curator Madeleine Grynsztejn of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
In order of planned start date, the 2009 scholars are Professor Fiona Wheeler (High Court Judges and non-judicial functions); Dr Robert Cribb (state finance in the Indonesian revolution 1945-1949); Dr Tatiana Gabroussenko (North Korean propaganda from 1994 to the present); Professor Kenneth Morgan (the ABC Orchestras); Mr John Arnold (a history of Sun Books); Dr Philip Jones (winner of the 2008 Prime Minister's award for non-fiction: natural history painter
George French Angas); and Professor David Carter (Australian-American cultural relations).
In 1841, he traveled to Dusseldorf, Germany, and enrolled himself in the Royal Art Academy as a history painter
1450-1516), and to study in Amsterdam under renowned history painter
Pieter Lastman, who influenced his choice of biblical and mythologic subjects.
One of these is by the magnificently named Diogene-Ulysse-Napoleon Maillard, whose parents clearly destined him to be a history painter
He is so unusual: From being a prolific painter of Italianate landscapes from the 1620s to the early 1640s his output drops and he suddenly reinvents himself as a monumental history painter
Parry (1742-l791) was a portrait and history painter
Turner was not, of course, an abstract painter but essentially a history painter
taking grandiose themes as his subject.