Category Archives: Artist

Sir Peter Paul Rubens 1577-1640

Sir Peter Paul Rubens was a Flemish artist and diplomat. He is considered the most influential artist of the Flemish Baroque tradition. Rubens’s highly charged compositions reference erudite aspects of classical and Christian history.

Artist/Engraver  Edward Mitchell  after Antonio Van Dyck
Size 24 x 17 cms
Price £16.00

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Bertel Thorwaldsen 1770-1844 Danish sculptor

Bertel Thorvaldsen was a Danish sculptor of international fame and medallist, who spent most of his life in Italy. Thorvaldsen was born in Copenhagen into a Danish/Icelandic family of humble means, and was accepted to the Royal Danish Academy of Art when he was eleven years old
Size 11 x 17 cms
Price £28.00

Ref:2465

Heinrich Goltzius 1558-1617 Artist

Hendrick Goltzius, or Hendrik, was a German-born Dutch printmaker, draftsman, and painter. He was the leading Dutch engraver of the early Baroque period, or Northern Mannerism, lauded for his sophisticated technique, technical mastership and “exuberance” of his compositions
Size 10 x 15 cms
Price £28.00

Ref:2359

Carl Joseph Begas 1794-1854

His family (originally “Begasse”) came from Belgium, in the region near Verviers and Liège. He was the third child of Franz Anton Begasse (1764–1842), a judge, and his wife, Susanne née Hoffstadt. In 1802, they moved to Cologne, where he received his first artistic training from the miniaturist, Franz Katz [de]. Later, he studied at the Lyceum in Bonn with Clemens August Philippart (1751–1825). In 1813, he went to Paris, where he became a student of Antoine-Jean Gros. While there, shortly after the Battle of Paris, his talent was noticed by King Friedrich Wilhelm III, who bought one of his works and became his patron. He remained in Paris until 1821. His first works dealt exclusively with Christian themes.
Artist: Weger
Date:
Size 12 x 16 cms
Price £28.00

Ref:2198

Nicholas Poussin 1594-1665 painter

French painter who was a leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. Most of his works were on religious and mythological subjects painted for a small group of Italian and French collectors
Artist: Geoffroy
Date:
Size 13 x 18 cms
Price £28.00

Ref:2455

Anton Rafael Mengs 1728-1779 Artist

Anton Raphael Mengs was a German painter, active in Dresden, Rome and Madrid, who while painting in the Rococo period of the mid-18th century became one of the precursors to Neoclassical painting, which replaced Rococo as the dominant painting style.
Artist: A.Schule
Date:1821
Size 11 x 17 cms
Price £28.00

Ref:2459