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A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R472
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A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States (Volume 2) (Paperback): William Dunlap
A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States (Volume 2) (Paperback): William Dunlap

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A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States (Volume 2) (Paperback)

William Dunlap

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1918. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. Rembrandt Peale -- Sargent -- Woolley -- Weaver -- Holland -- Pigalle -- Edwin -- Sharples. Rembrandt Peale.* This worthy man and accomplished artist, the second son and third child of Charles Willson Peale, inherited from his ingenious father a love of the fine arts and of mechanics. He was born on the 22d of February, 1778, at a farmhouse in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, whither his mother had fled from Philadelphia at the approach of the hostile British army, his father being then with a volunteer company (raised by his exertions, and of which he was elected captain) with the army of Washington. We have seen that C. W. Peale had returned from his studies with West in 1774, and although his mind was engaged by the dangers then approaching, and soon after by his services rendered to his country, he was so devoted to the art he loved that he named his son born in 1774 Raphael,1 his second child * I take this opportunity to add, from recent communications, some further particulars respecting the extraordinary family of the Peales. On Charles W. Peale's return from Europe, he promulgated a doctrine which is true to a certain extent, that "any person may learn to paint" -- I say true to a certain extent. Any person with good eyes and common sense may be taught to draw and use colors, but they may fall lamentably short of the end desired, and which is the only thing to be wished in an artist. So any one may be taught to make verses; but it is only God who makes a poet. Peale persuaded two brothers to become painters. James abandoned the trade of cabinet making, and became a miniature painter in full employ. He likewise painted in oil, and even attempted historical composition. I am told of one on the death of Mercer at Princeton. Two of his daug...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: William Dunlap
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 142
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41933-1
Barcode: 9781150419331
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LSN: 1-150-41933-4

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