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Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow
Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow (7 September 1789 – 19 March 1862) was a German Romantic painter.Contents1 Biography 2 Notes 3 References 4 Further reading 5 External linksBiography[edit] He was born in Berlin, the second son of the sculptor Johann Gottfried Schadow,[1] who gave him his first lessons in drawing. He then turned to painting, and was instructed by Weitsch.[2] In 1806-7 Schadow served as a soldier. In 1810 he traveled with his elder brother Rudolph to Rome where he became one of the leading painters of the Nazarene movement. Following the example of Johann Friedrich Overbeck and others, Schadow, originally a Lutheran, joined the Roman Catholic Church, and held that an artist must believe and live out the truths he essays to paint
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Carl Christian Vogel Von Vogelstein
Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein
Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein
(26 June 1788, Wildenfels, Kursachsen – 4 March 1868, Munich), born Vogel, was a German painter.Contents1 Life 2 Marriage and issue 3 Works 4 Bibliography 5 External linksLife[edit] Son of the child and portrait painter Christian Leberecht Vogel, Vogel was trained early in life by his father. From 1804 he visited the Kunstakademie in Dresden, where he copied many paintings in the Gemäldegalerie and also produced the first of his own portraits. In 1807 he replied to an invitation from Baron von Löwenstern, whose children he had taught in Dresden, to come to Dorpat in Livland
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Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia
Americana is one of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language. Following the acquisition of Grolier in 2000, the encyclopedia has been produced by Scholastic. The encyclopedia has more than 45,000 articles, most of them more than 500 words and many running to considerable length (the "United States" article is over 300,000 words). The work's coverage of American and Canadian geography and history has been a traditional strength. Written by 6,500 contributors, the Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia
Americana includes over 9,000 bibliographies, 150,000 cross-references, 1,000+ tables, 1,200 maps, and almost 4,500 black-and-white line art and color images. It also has 680 factboxes. Most articles are signed by their contributors. Long available as a 30-volume print set, the Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia
Americana is now marketed as an online encyclopedia requiring a subscription
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Eastman Johnson
Jonathan Eastman Johnson
Eastman Johnson
(July 29, 1824 – April 5, 1906)[1] was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance. He was best known for his genre paintings, paintings of scenes from everyday life, and his portraits both of everyday people and prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Worthington Whittredge
Thomas Worthington Whittredge[1] (May 22, 1820 – February 25, 1910) was an American artist of the Hudson River School. Whittredge was a highly regarded artist of his time, and was friends with several leading Hudson River School
Hudson River School
artists including Albert Bierstadt
Albert Bierstadt
and Sanford Robinson Gifford. He traveled widely and excelled at landscape painting, many examples of which are now in major museums
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Richard Caton Woodville
Woodville may refer to one of the following: Places[edit]in AustraliaWoodville, New South Wales Woodville, South Australia, a suburb of Adelaide Woodville railway station, Adelaidein CanadaWoodville, Ontario Woodville, Nova Scotiain New ZealandWoodville, New Zealandin the United KingdomWoodville, Derbyshire, Englandin the United StatesWoodville, Alabama Woodville, California Dogtown, Marin County, California, formerly Woodville Woodleaf, Yuba County, California, formerly Woodville
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William Stanley Haseltine
William Stanley Haseltine
William Stanley Haseltine
(June 11, 1835 – February 3, 1900) was an American painter and draftsman who was associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting, the Hudson River School
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James McDougal Hart
James McDougal Hart
James McDougal Hart
(May 10, 1828 – October 24, 1901), was a Scottish-born American landscape and cattle painter of the Hudson River School. His older brother, William Hart, was also a Hudson River School artist, and the two painted similar subjects. Hart was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and was taken to America with his family in early youth. In Albany, New York
Albany, New York
he trained with a sign and carriage maker—possibly the same employer that had taken on his brother in his early career. Unlike his brother, however, James returned to Europe
Europe
for serious artistic training. He studied in Munich, and was a pupil of Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer
Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer
at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. Hart returned to America in 1853
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William Morris Hunt
William Morris Hunt
William Morris Hunt
(March 31, 1824 – September 8, 1879), American painter, was born at Brattleboro, Vermont, to Jane Maria (Leavitt) Hunt and Hon. Jonathan Hunt, who raised one of the preeminent families in American art
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Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church,[1] also referred to as the Old Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Encyclopedia
and the Original Catholic Encyclopedia,[2] is an English-language encyclopedia published in the United States and designed to serve the Roman Catholic Church. The first volume appeared in March 1907 and the last three volumes appeared in 1912, followed by a master index volume in 1914 and later supplementary volumes. It was designed "to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine".[3][4] The Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Encyclopedia
was published by the Robert Appleton Company (RAC), a publishing company incorporated at New York in February 1905 for the express purpose of publishing the encyclopedia
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Public Domain
The legal term public domain refers to works whose exclusive intellectual property rights have expired,[1] have been forfeited,[2] have been expressly waived, or are inapplicable.[3] For example, the works of Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and Beethoven, and most early silent films are in the public domain either by virtue of their having been created before copyright existed, or by their copyright term having expired.[1] Some works are not covered by copyright, and are therefore in the public domain—among them the formulae of Newtonian physics, cooking recipes,[4] and all computer softwa
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Düsseldorf School
The Düsseldorf school of painting
Düsseldorf school of painting
refers to a group of painters who taught or studied at the Düsseldorf Academy (now the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
or Düsseldorf State Art Academy) in the 1830s and 1840s, when the Academy was directed by the painter Wilhelm von Schadow.[1] The work of the Düsseldorf School is characterized by finely detailed yet fanciful landscapes, often with religious or allegorical stories set in the landscapes. Leading members of the Düsseldorf School advocated "plein air painting", and tended to use a palette with relatively subdued and even colors
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Daniel Coit Gilman
Daniel Coit Gilman
Daniel Coit Gilman
(/ˈɡɪlmən/; July 6, 1831 – October 13, 1908) was an American educator and academic.[1] Gilman was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School
Sheffield Scientific School
at Yale College,[2] and subsequently served as the third president of the University of California, as the first president of Johns Hopkins University, and as founding president of the Carnegie Institution. He was also co-founder of the Russell Trust Association, which administers the business affairs of Yale's Skull and Bones
Skull and Bones
society
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New International Encyclopedia
The New International Encyclopedia
New International Encyclopedia
was an American encyclopedia first published in 1902 by Dodd, Mead and Company.[1] It descended from the International Cyclopaedia (1884) and was updated in 1906, 1914 and 1926.Contents1 History 2 Features 3 Contributors and office editors 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The New International Encyclopedia
New International Encyclopedia
was the successor of the International Cyclopaedia (1884). Initially, the International Cyclopaedia was largely a reprint of Alden's Library of Universal Knowledge, which was a reprint of the British Chambers's Encyclopaedia
Chambers's Encyclopaedia
with American additions (including many biographical entries for Americans). The local Cyclopaedia was much improved by editors Harry Thurston Peck and Selim Peabody
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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
The Encyclopædia Britannica
Encyclopædia Britannica
Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. It was developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time. This edition of the encyclopedia, containing 40,000 entries, is now in the public domain; and many of its articles have been used as a basis for articles in.[1] However, the outdated nature of some of its content makes its use as a source for modern scholarship problematic
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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