Paul Potter

Potter, Paul

 

(also Paulus Potter). Baptized Nov. 20, 1625, in Enkhuizen, North Holland; buried Jan. 17, 1654, in Amsterdam. Dutch painter and etcher.

Potter studied in Amsterdam with his father, Pieter Potter, and, possibly, with N. Moeyaert. He worked in Delft (from 1645), The Hague (1649–52), and Amsterdam. His early landscapes, executed in the classical style, gave way to realistic scenes of the hunt and representations of farmlands with grazing animals (Young Bull, 1647, Mauritshuis, The Hague). Potter sympathetically re-created the characteristic traits and habits of animals and the minutest details of their natural environment. He made extensive use of transparent shadows to render the effects of diffused sunlight.

REFERENCES

Vipper, B. R. Ocherki gollandskoi zhivopisi epokhi rastsveta (1640–1670). Moscow, 1962. Pages 24–28.
Borenius, T. “Paul Potter.” The Burlington Magazine,” 1942, vol. 81, no. 477, pages 290–94.
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"Sir," said Monte Cristo to him, "I do not recommend my pictures to you, who possess such splendid paintings; but, nevertheless, here are two by Hobbema, a Paul Potter, a Mieris, two by Gerard Douw, a Raphael, a Vandyke, a Zurbaran, and two or three by Murillo, worth looking at."
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He was born on July 4, 1932 in the Eagle Creek community, the son of the late Paul Potter and Sarah Elizabeth Keasler.
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She will represent veterans of foreign wars and replace Paul Potter, who now serves on the Michigan Veterans' Facility Authority Board of Directors..
PD Tommy's handler PC Paul Potter said: "Tommy has gone to a caring and loving home and can now relax and enjoy his retirement with his former partner in crime PD Benson who retired in 2009."
Baillie was driving through Sunderland in his powerful turbo charged Volvo when he became involved in a road rage incident with Vauxhall Corsa driver Paul Potter.
Diseases IV: Nature of Women and Barrenness, Paul Potter (ed.), Cambridge/London, Harvard University Press, 2012 (Loeb Classical Library, 520).
Steigerwald's choice of documents is full of the usual suspects, including "The Port Huron Statement" and LBJ's "Johns Hopkins Speech." But there are some interesting additions, particularly Paul Potter's "Name the System." In this antiwar speech, Potter, then the president of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), made it clear that it was the nation's liberals who were conducting the awful war in Vietnam and, thus, it was American liberalism that was flawed.
Paul Potter is the problem gambling services manager at the Oregon Department of Human Services.