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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    associated with Bruges It is not known where Christus trained or the name of his master or masters The first reference to the artist dates from 1444 when he acquired citizenship in Bruges His activities are however well documented between 1457 and 1463 Christus and his wife are recorded as members of the confraternity of Our Lady of the Dry Tree between 1458 and 1463 Between 1446 and 1454 the artist received a series of important commissions from the city s aristocracy and upper middle classes His output includes a group of works signed and dated between 1446 and 1457 such as Saint Eloy and Portrait of a Carthusian Monk both The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York the panels now in the Gemäldegalerie Berlin Portrait of Edward Grymeston Gorhambury House Hertfordshire on deposit with the National Gallery London and The Virgin and Child with Saint Francis and Saint Jerome Städelsches Kunstinstitut Frankfurt Other works that have been attributed to Christus include The Virgin of the Dry Tree Museo Thyssen Bornemisza Madrid The Pietà Musée des Beaux Arts Brussels and The Virgin and Child in a Gothic Interior Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City Between 1462 and 1463 he was commissioned by the city council of Bruges together with the painter Pieter Nachtegale to supervise the creation of two large decorations for the triumphal entry of Philip the Good into Bruges In the 1460s the artist s name appears in a series of documents of the painters guild and other corporations Christus style reflects the work of Jan van Eyck from whom he borrowed models and compositions while simplifying the overall presentation Christus art also reflects the style of Rogier van der Weyden in the harmony and arrangement of the motifs Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the

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    landscapes of New England Little by little the theories of John Ruskin from whom Church learned that a thorough study of nature could reveal the essential truths of the world distanced him from the moralistic and epic landscapes of his master In 1845 he made his debut at the annual exhibition of the National Academy of Design of which he later became a member and where his works were shown continuously throughout his career His exhibition at the American Art Union in 1847 established him as one of the most promising young artists of the day The writings of the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt 1769 1859 would have a determining influence on Church s work Cosmos taught him the harmonious unity of the universe which Church translated into grandiose works combining broad panoramas with an almost scientific study of the details Following in Humboldt s footsteps he made two trips to South America in spring 1853 and in 1857 The sketches he produced during his travels gave rise to some of the most memorable paintings of the Cayambe Cotopaxi and Chimborazo volcanoes He also made several visits to the Niagara Falls another of the places of pilgrimage for painters of the time The showing of his painting of The Niagara Falls Washington Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1857 in New York London and other European cities earned him a reputation as the great American painter In 1859 Church exchanged the tropical regions for the distant North He visited the Labrador Peninsula Newfoundland and painted several iceberg landscapes His travelling companion Reverend Louis Legrand Noble Thomas Cole s biographer published an account of the expedition in After Icebergs with a Painter 1861 In 1860 Church by then at the peak of his career married Isabel Carnes and bought a plot

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    on the wings of the altarpiece in the church of San Nikolai in Kalkar installed in 1508 still in situ Van Cleve moved to Antwerp where he is recorded as a master in the painters guild in 1511 Documents of the guild confirm that in 1516 and 1523 Joos van Cleve had apprentices in his charge and that he was co dean of the guild in 1519 1520 and 1525 The most important work from his early period is The Death of the Virgin Wallraf Richartz Museum Cologne which is dated 1515 on its original frame This composition has been fundamental to the reconstruction of Van Cleve s oeuvre as in the late 19th century the art historian Firmenich Richartz associated the complex monogram on one of the windows with the initials with Joos van der Beke The artist has also been suggested as responsible for a group of works previously attributed to the Master of the Death of the Virgin His first paintings reveal the influence of his master Jan Joest as well as that of Memling and Gerard David It has thus been suggested that Van Cleve may have spent a period of training in Bruges where he could have encountered the work of the latter two artists The Pietà in the Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie in Frankfurt documented to 1524 marks a new phase in Van Cleve s work in which his interest in Italian art becomes evident Between 1528 and 1535 Joos van Cleve s name does not appear in any register in the city of Antwerp Guicciardini stated in his Descrittione di tutti I Paesi Bassi altrimenti detti Germania Inferiore of 1567 that the artist was summoned by François I of France to work at the French court where he produced various portraits of

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Transparency h Home James Goodwyn Clonney Biography and Works Author James Goodwyn Clonney Born Dead Liverpool 1812 Binghampton 1867 Date Works Author James Goodwyn Clonney Title Fishing Party on Long Island Sound off New Rochelle Year 1847 Biography Listen Although he was probably born in the British city of Liverpool James Goodwyn Clonney became a representative of the first generation of American genre painters and a chronicler of rural life in the United States in the first half of the nineteenth century After arriving in the United States about 1830 Clonney worked as a lithographer for the Mesier firm of New York and for Childs and Inman of Philadelphia Although it is not known exactly when he took up painting he won the second prize awarded by the National Academy of Design in 1833 and a year later was elected an associate member Thenceforward his work was shown in the annual exhibitions organized by the Academy at the Apollo Association and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Clonney married Margaret Mesier in 1836 and acquired the US nationality in 1840 Shortly afterwards his first genre paintings were shown portraying American life and customs During that decade he produced his best works on that line which were on a par with those of the foremost practitioners in this field William Sydney Mount and George Caleb Bingham with whom he displays similarities Throughout his lifetime Clonney lived in Peekskill New Rochelle and from 1852 Cooperstown towns in New York state He died in Binghampton New York in 1867 Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to the shop Recommended artists Fitz Henry Lane Gloucester 1804 1865 Jasper Francis Cropsey

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Jean Clouet a painter of Flemish origin active in France He first trained with his father from whom he inherited the pseudonym of Janet and in 1540 replaced his father as official painter to the court of François I After the king s death Clouet continued to work for the royal house of Valois primarily executing portraits and portrait drawings His drawings were greatly appreciated by Catherine de Medici who assembled images of this type in albums Portraits from this period include those of Henri II Catherine de Medici and François I all Cabinet des Estampes de la Bibliothèque nationale Paris which reveal the marked influence of Clouet s father Jean His drawings became so celebrated that Pierre de Ronsard and other contemporary poets devoted verses to them praising Clouet s skills as an artist His portraits generally reflect the formal nature of court images and images such as Henri II Gallerie degli Uffizi Florence and Charles IX Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna have been compared with the work of other great portraitists of the day such as Antonis Mor and Jacob Seisenegger Clouet s most famous composition Diana in the Bath National Gallery of Art Washington probably depicts Diana of Poitiers lover of Henri II or Marie Touchet lover of Charles IX In this painting Clouet achieved a highly original combination of courtly elements with other more realistic ones Clouet was not only a portraitist but also painted allegorical landscapes such as The Bath of Diana Musée des Beaux Arts Rouen At the end of his life in 1572 he was commissioned by the Valois to execute a major decorative project for the wedding between Margaret of Valois and Enrique of Navarre now lost Clouet was assisted by two of his pupils Jean Decourt and Pierre Gourdelle Search Advanced search Featured

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Wellen de Cock Biography and Works Author Jan Wellen de Cock Born Dead Leiden ca 1490 Antwerp before 19 January 1527 Date Works Author Jan Wellen de Cock Title The Temptation of Saint Anthony Year ca 1520 Biography Listen This Flemish painter was associated with a group of Mannerist painters in Antwerp Jan Wellens de Cock was probably born in Leiden but moved to Antwerp where he is found in 1506 the year in which he registered as a master in the guild of Saint Luke It is known that between 1507 and 1508 he was commissioned to paint angels and restore the Dove of the Holy Sprit in Antwerp cathedral The records of the painters guild show that he was active in the city over the following years In 1516 he accepted Wounter Key as an apprentice in his charge while in 1520 he was co dean of the guild of Saint Luke with the painter Joos van Cleve Jan Wellens de Cock died before 1527 the date when his wife Clara von Beeringen is mentioned in a document as a widow Two of their four children followed their father s footsteps Matthijs Cock became a landscape painter and Hieronymous Cock a printmaker and noted publisher Friedländer based his reconstruction of the artist s oeuvre on a Saint Christopher private collection Germany An engraving after this painting includes the inscription Pictum J Cock Friedländer was thus able to attribute a group of paintings and prints to the artist although his oeuvre continues to be the subject of widespread debate Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to the shop Recommended artists Master of Frankfurt 1460 Atwerp 1533 Aertgen

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    with his family at the age of seventeen There he became a travelling painter s apprentice and in 1823 enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia Two years later Cole followed his family to New York That summer he made his first excursion to the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River the scenery of which became the main theme of his paintings from this point onwards The works that followed this foray based on the sketches he made from life were very well received by the New York art scene and earned him fame as a landscape artist For Cole landscape painting had a significance that went beyond the mere representation of nature and was endowed with moral connotations linked to the consideration of the new continent as the Promised Land At the end of the 1820s Cole intensified this idea by painting a series of allegorical landscapes based on Bible stories Shortly afterwards in 1829 he set sail for Europe on the first of his two voyages to the Old Continent which took him to Great Britain France and Italy where he viewed the works of the Great Masters of European landscape painting such as John Constable MW Turner the engravings of John Marin and Claude Lorrain After three years in Europe he returned to New York and worked on the series entitled The Course of the Empire 1836 New York Historical Society his first important commission in which he portrayed symbolically the origin apogee and collapse of a nation Throughout his life Cole combined painting with writing poetry and essays such as Essay on American Scenery published in 1835 in which he developed his artistic theories In 1836 he moved to Catskill where he had spent his holidays until then and around 1840 converted

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    1767 Author John Singleton Copley Title Portrait of Mrs Joshua Henshaw II Catherine Hill Year ca 1772 Biography Listen A portraitist and history painter John Singleton Copley is held to be the most talented American painter of the colonial period Born in Boston or the surrounding area he was introduced to the world of art by his stepfather Peter Pelham an English painter and engraver who had emigrated to the United States in 1727 Copley s earliest paintings dating from about 1750 which display the influence of the Boston based English artist Joseph Blackburn evidence his talent as a colourist and great skill at capturing different textures in a realistic manner He produced his first bust length portrait in 1753 and began to broaden his repertoire in 1764 with compositions showing the sitters full length The following year he sent the portrait of his stepbrother Henry Pelham Boy with a Squirrel 1765 BostonMuseum of Fine Arts to the spring exhibition of the London Society of Artists The painters Joshua Reynolds and Benjamin West praised the work and advised Copley to spend a period in Europe to polish his style Copley s reputation as a portraitist progressively grew among the middle class of Boston where he lived until the beginning of the 1770s In 1771 he moved to New York and in 1774 he left the country for good to travel to London and from there make a tour of Europe His decision to settle in Britain where he died in 1815 appears to have been influenced by the atmosphere of growing tension that later erupted into the War of Independence but above all by personal artistic reasons Copley carried on painting portraits in the British capital though he became increasingly interested in executing history paintings in large format Search Advanced

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