A short biography of john constable an english romantic painter

It is filled with a delicate air and sunlight, and a sense of infinite detail, felt rather than seen, which Claude never achieved. He had been ill for some time, and died the following day in December His father, John James Ruskin, was a Scots wine merchant who had moved to London and made a fortune in the sherry trade.

The sights of exuberant nature and the beauty of the horses, the Arabs and their flowing costumes, would henceforth inspire his visual memory, even in his last works.

It is highly improbable that Turner deliberately worked out any scheme of this sort, and certainly he did not use it consistently if he did so, but these figures do give a general indication of the way in which he solved the problems of representing brilliant light.

Paintings by Richard Parkes Bonington Famous landscape paintings by Richard Parkes Bonington can be seen in some of the best art museums throughout the world, notably the Wallace Collection in London.

Hitherto his few oil-pictures had been dull and heavy in tone, uninteresting in execution, and altogether inferior to his water-colours.

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His last request was to be placed under a tombstone bearing no name or date, only the words, "Here lies One whose Name was writ in Water. Here Turner grasps at once the weight and volume of the water. Early life Delacroix was the fourth child of Victoire Oeben, a descendant of the Oeben-Riesener family, which had created furniture for the French king and court in the 17th and 18th centuries, and of Charles Delacroix, a government official, who was ambassador to Holland in and who died in while prefect of Bordeaux.

Innewly married to Euphemia Effie Gray, Ruskin went on a honeymoon tour of the Gothic churches of northern France and began to write his first major book on buildings, The Seven Lamps of Architecture As he became older, he turned eccentric, and except for his father, who lived with him for 30 years, he had no close friends.

That drop of blood is my death warrant. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne; Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold: The following year he was elected A.

Keats immediately changed publishers to Taylor and Hessey on Fleet Street. The winter of —19, though a difficult period for the poet, marked the beginning of his annus mirabilis in which he wrote his most mature work. There is a total absence of any reference to his parents.

Up to age 17 he pursued classical studies. Early life and influences Ruskin was born into the commercial classes of the prosperous and powerful Britain of the years immediately following the Napoleonic Wars. Keats reached Rome on 14 November, by which time any hope of the warmer climate he sought had disappeared.

This medievalist enthusiasm was one reason that Ruskin was so ready to lend his support to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood PRBa group of young English artists formed in to reject the Neoclassical assumptions of contemporary art schools.

Sesame and Lilies would become notorious in the late 20th century as a stock example of Victorian male chauvinism.

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Agnes" and "La Belle Dame sans Merci" where love and death both stalk. Within a month of the publication of Poems they were planning a new Keats volume and had paid him an advance. Shelley was also an atheist and radical political writer. In November Ruskin went abroad again, this time to Venice to research a more substantial book on architecture.

He felt that he faced a stark choice. While this rivalry with Claude went on, Turner was at the same time deliberately emulating other masters.

John Keats

No such sea had ever been painted before, and in this one point of wave-drawing it has perhaps never been surpassed even by Turner himself. In he bought Brantwood, a house in the English Lake District now a museum of his work and lived there for the rest of his life.

Keats had spent a great deal on his medical training and, despite his state of financial hardship and indebtedness, had made large loans to friends such as painter Benjamin Haydon. On his return to London, he took lodgings at 8 Dean Street, Southwark, and braced himself for further study in order to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

The uninhibited expression of energy and movement in his works, his fascination with violence, destruction, and the more tragic aspects of life, and the sensuous virtuosity of his colouring have helped make him one of the most fascinating and complex artistic figures of the 19th century.

It was a drawing of Norham Castle, exhibited at the Academy inwhich seems first to have established his reputation, though he must have attracted some attention before that. His father first worked as a hostler [6] at the stables attached to the Swan and Hoop Inn, an establishment he later managed, and where the growing family lived for some years.

In both of these ways, in his system of tone and in his treatment of colour, Turner was a forerunner of the French impressionists, and it was partly the sight of his pictures in which led Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro to the development of impressionist technique.

Through an account of the Greek myth of AthenaRuskin sought to suggest an enduring human need for—and implicit recognition of—the supernatural authority on which the moral stresses of his artistic, political, and cultural views depend.

Famous people of the Romantic Period

At the time of his death, Bonington was a mature painter, in the vanguard of the plein-air painting movement. People of the Enlightenment s to s The enlightenment is a period which saw the growth of intellectual reason, individualism and a challenge to existing religious and political structures.

An example of this is the Great Western Railway painting where the train is barely recognisable. After leaving he felt unable to write to her or read her letters, although he did correspond with her mother.

Inhowever, he exhibited at the Salon the Massacre at Chiosa large canvas depicting the dramatic contemporary massacre of Greeks by Turks on the island of Chios.

John Ruskin

MarcoWallace Collection, London. Henry IV and the Spanish Ambassador, - his primary importance to the history of art is his naturalistic concept and technique for landscapes, which proved a decisive influence on some members of the Barbizon School of landscape paintingand on later Impressionist paintersincluding Claude Monet Samuel Palmer (visual artist); William Blake (painting, engraving, poetry); George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (poetry); John Clare (poetry); Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poetry, philosophy, criticism, German scholar); John Constable (painting); Thomas de Quincey (essays, criticism, biography); Ebenezer Elliot (Poet Activist); William Hazlitt (criticism, essays); John.

John Keats (/ k iː t s /; 31 October – 23 February ) was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets, along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his works having been in publication for only four years before his death from tuberculosis at the age of Although his.

John Ruskin: John Ruskin, English critic of art, architecture, and society who was a gifted painter, a distinctive prose stylist, and an important example of the Victorian Sage, or Prophet: a writer of polemical prose who seeks to cause widespread cultural and social change.

Ruskin was born into the commercial. JMW Turner (): Biography of English Romantic Landscape Painter, Watercolourist, Famous for The Fighting Temeraire ().

Reviews, essays, books and the arts: the leading international weekly for literary culture. Eugène Delacroix: Eugène Delacroix, the greatest French Romantic painter, whose use of colour was influential in the development of both Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting.

His inspiration came chiefly from historical or contemporary events or literature, and a visit to Morocco in provided him with.

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