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William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
RA (19 January 1819 – 9 November 1909) was an English painter[1] specialising in genre subjects and panoramic narrative works of life in the Victorian era. He was elected to the Royal Academy
Royal Academy
in 1853, presenting The Sleeping Model as his Diploma work.[2][3] He has been described as the "greatest British painter of the social scene since Hogarth".[4]Contents1 Early life 2 Career2.1 Exhibitions and legacy3 Personal life 4 Gallery 5 Writings 6 References and sources 7 Further reading 8 See also 9 External linksEarly life[edit] William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
was born in Aldfield, near Ripon
Ripon
in North Yorkshire on 19 January 1819. Frith was encouraged to take up art by his father, a hotelier in Harrogate
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Royal Academician
The Royal Academy of Arts
Royal Academy of Arts
(RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House
Burlington House
on Piccadilly
Piccadilly
in London
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Manchester
Coordinates: 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.47944°N 2.24528°W / 53.47944; -2.24528Manchester City
City
and Metropolitan boroughClockwise from top: Skyline of Manchester
Manchester

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Pre-Raphaelites
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
(later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais
John Everett Millais
and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The three founders were joined by William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, Frederic George Stephens
Frederic George Stephens
and Thomas Woolner
Thomas Woolner
to form the seven-member "brotherhood"
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Aesthetic Movement
Aestheticism
Aestheticism
(also the Aesthetic
Aesthetic
Movement) is an intellectual and art movement supporting the emphasis of aesthetic values more than social-political themes for literature, fine art, music and other arts.[1][2] This meant that Art
Art
from this particular movement focused more on being beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - ' Art
Art
for Art's sake'
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Oscar Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish
Anglo-Irish
intellectuals in Dublin. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin
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Frederic Leighton
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, PRA (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton
Frederic Leighton
between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical, and classical subject matter. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage in history; after only one day his hereditary peerage became extinct upon his death.[1]Contents1 Biography1.1 Honours timeline2 Selected works 3 Gallery 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Flaming June
Flaming June
(1895; Museo de Arte de Ponce).After Vespers (1871; Princeton University Art Museum)Leighton was born in Scarborough to Augusta Susan and Dr. Frederic Septimus Leighton. He had two sisters including Alexandra who was Robert Browning's biographer.[2] He was educated at University College School, London
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John Everett Millais
Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (/ˈmɪleɪ/; 8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.[1] A child prodigy, at the age of eleven Millais became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy
Royal Academy
Schools. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family home in London, at 83 Gower Street (now number 7). Millais became the most famous exponent of the style, his painting Christ in the House of His Parents
Christ in the House of His Parents
(1850) generating considerable controversy, and painting perhaps the embodiment of the school, Ophelia, in 1851. However, by the mid-1850s Millais was moving away from the Pre-Raphaelite style and developing a new and powerful form of realism in his art
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Anthony Trollope
Anthony Trollope
Anthony Trollope
(/ˈtrɒləp/; 24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.[1] Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life,[2] but he had regained the esteem of critics by the mid-20th century.Contents1 Biography1.1 Move to Ireland 1.2 Early works 1.3 Success as an author 1.4 Return to England 1.5 Beverley campaign 1.6 Later years2 Death 3 Works and reputation 4 List of works4.1 Articles 4.2 Letters5 Notes 6 References 7 Bibliography7.1 Further reading8 External linksBiography[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification
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Art Treasures Exhibition
The Art Treasures of Great Britain was an exhibition of fine art held in Manchester, England, from 5 May to 17 October 1857.[1] It remains the largest art exhibition to be held in the UK,[2] possibly in the world,[3] with over 16,000 works on display. It attracted over 1.3 million visitors in the 142 days it was open, about four times the population of Manchester at that time, many of whom visited on organised railway excursions
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Kensal Green Cemetery
Kensal Green
Kensal Green
Cemetery is in Kensal Green
Kensal Green
in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. Inspired by Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, it was founded by the barrister George Frederick Carden.[1] The cemetery opened in 1833 and comprises 72 acres of grounds, including two conservation areas, adjoining a canal. The cemetery is home to at least 33 species of bird and other wildlife. This distinctive cemetery has memorials ranging from large mausoleums housing the rich and famous to many distinctive smaller graves and includes special areas dedicated to the very young. It has three chapels, and serves all faiths.[2] The cemetery was immortalised in the lines of G. K
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Epsom Downs Racecourse
Epsom
Epsom
Downs is a Grade 1 racecourse located in Epsom, Surrey, England which is used for thoroughbred horse racing. The "Downs" referred to in the name are part of the North Downs. The course, which has a crowd capacity of 130,000,[1] is best known for hosting the Derby Stakes which has come to be widely referred to as The Derby (note, 'Epsom' is not part of the title of the race), the United Kingdom's premier thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old colts and fillies, over a mile and a half (2400 m). It also hosts the Oaks Stakes (also widely referred to as The Oaks) for three-year-old fillies, and the Coronation Cup for horses aged four years and upwards
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Derby Museum And Art Gallery
Derby
Derby
Museum and Art Gallery was established in 1879, along with Derby Central Library, in a new building designed by Richard Knill Freeman and given to Derby
Derby
by Michael Thomas Bass. The collection includes a gallery displaying many paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby; there is also a large display of Royal Crown Derby
Derby
and other porcelain from Derby
Derby
and the surrounding area. Further displays include archaeology, natural history, geology and military collections
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Metropolitan Museum Of Art
www.metmuseum.orgThe Metropolitan Museum of ArtU.S. National Register of Historic PlacesU.S. National Historic LandmarkElevation by Simon FieldhouseBuilt 1874; 144 years ago (1874)Architect Richard Morris Hunt; also Calvert Vaux; Jacob Wrey MouldArchitectural style Beaux-ArtsNRHP reference # 86003556Significant datesAdded to NRHP January 29, 1972[5]Designated NHLJune 24, 1986[6] [7]The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
of New York, colloquially "the Met",[a] is the largest art museum in the United States. With 7.06 million visitors in 2016, it was the second most visited art museum in the world, and the fifth most visited museum of any kind. [8] Its permanent collection contains over two million works,[9] divided among seventeen curatorial departments
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Aesthetic Movement
Aestheticism
Aestheticism
(also the Aesthetic
Aesthetic
Movement) is an intellectual and art movement supporting the emphasis of aesthetic values more than social-political themes for literature, fine art, music and other arts.[1][2] This meant that Art
Art
from this particular movement focused more on being beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - ' Art
Art
for Art's sake'
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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