A Descriptive Catalogue of the Historical Collection of Water-colour Paintings in the South Kensington Museum (Google eBook)

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Chapman and Hall, 1877 - Watercolor painting - 242 pages
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Page 192 - Duck" in 1843 and in 1849 was elected a member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours. He...
Page 211 - ... search of the Picturesque.' Several of his drawings are in the Dyce Collection in the South Kensington Museum. Joshua Cristall was born at Camborne, Cornwall, in 1767. He was first a painter on china, but subsequently studied in the Royal Academy schools, and became a water-colour artist of great merit. He was one of the foundation members of the Water-colour Society, and he more than once held the presidentship. Cristall died in London in 1847. His pictures usually consist of classic figures...
Page 75 - He was one of the foundation members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and was a steady contributor to its Exhibitions. In 1769 Northcote notes that Hone's 'Piping Boy' was one of the most attractive pictures in the Exhibition.
Page 151 - Tonic Sol-fa" system, which of late years has found a vast number of adherents among popular teachers, and the practical results of which cannot at Irast be denied, whatever be thought of its scientific merits. In 1876 the University of Edinburgh made him an honorary LL.D., and in the following year he was elected a member of the Society of St. Cecilia in Rome, the most ancient musical academy in Italy. As a composer, Dr. Hullah was a graceful rather than a powerful writer. There is some very charming...
Page 5 - ... and even a reddish tint in some foreground tiles, the whole being laid on in such clean, sharp washes, and with such transparent pigments, that it might have been executed a century later, when the art was in its full excellence in England.
Page 55 - Turner was ever a warm aflertor of this principle, and never departed from it ; Cox ever maintained it ; but gradually other painters, in order to obtain greater brilliancy, to force their works as painters term it, or more efpecially to fave labour, began to ufe opaque white on the falient points of their pictures.
Page 141 - HOWITT, born about 1765. He was self-taught and first exhibited at the Spring Gardens Rooms in 1783, and at the Royal Academy in 1793. He went to India and spent some years in Bengal, where he made drawings of wild hunting scenes.
Page 124 - He was elected au associate of the Royal Academy in 1788, and a full member in 1790; and the same year married a discreet young woman, who had sat to him as a model.
Page 2 - ... warmer browns, and even a reddish tint in some foreground tiles, the whole being laid on in such clean, sharp washes, and with such transparent pigments, that it might have been executed a century later, when...

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