Dictionary of Art and Artists



 

 


History of

Architecture and Sculpture

 
 

 

 
 

 
 

CONTENTS:

 
 

PART ONE
THE ANCIENT WORLD
PREHISTORIC ART
EGYPTIAN ART

ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ART
AEGEAN ART
GREEK ART
ETRUSCAN ART
ROMAN ART
EARLY CHRISTIAN AND BYZANTINE ART

PART TWO
THE MIDDLE AGES
EARLY MEDIEVAL ART
ROMANESQUE ART
GOTHIC ART

PART THREE
THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO
LATE GOTHIC
THE EARLY RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
THE HIGH RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
MANNERISM AND OTHER TRENDS
THE RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTH
THE BAROQUE IN ITALY AND SPAIN
THE BAROQUE IN FLANDERS AND HOLLAND
THE BAROQUE
THE ROCOCO

PART FOUR
THE MODERN WORLD
NEOCLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM
REALISM AND IMPRESSIONISM
POST-IMPRESSIONISM, SYMBOLISM, AND ART NOUVEAU

PART FIVE
TWENTIETH-CENTURY
TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCULPTURE
TWENTIETH-CENTURY ARCHITECTURE


INDEX
FIGURES
 

 
 

 
 

CHAPTER ONE
 

NEOCLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM
 

NEOCLASSICISM
PAINTING
SCULPTURE and ARCHITECTURE- Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

THE ROMANTIC MOVEMENT
PAINTING
SCULPTURE and ARCHITECTURE - Part1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

PHOTOGRAPHY
 

 


SCULPTURE and ARCHITECTURE
 

SCULPTURE


England

 

Joseph Nollekens
 

 


Joseph Nollekens

Joseph Nollekens, (born Aug. 11, 1737, London, Eng.ódied April 23, 1823, London), Neoclassical sculptor whose busts made him the most fashionable English portrait sculptor of his day.

At 13 Nollekens entered the studio of the noted sculptor of tombs and busts Peter Scheemakers, from whom Nollekens learned to appreciate the sculpture of antiquity. In 1760 he went to Rome, where David Garrick and Laurence Sterne were among the English visitors who sat for him. After his return to England in 1770 he became a member of the Royal Academy (1772) and was patronized by George III. Among his famous likenesses are those of George III, William Pitt, Charles James Fox, and Benjamin West. Many of his works were influenced by ancient Roman busts of the late Republic style. He personally preferred sculpting mythological works based on ancient prototypes, especially genteel but erotic Venuses delicately modeled in an almost Rococo manner.

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Joseph Nollekens. Portrait of a Smiling Child , 1790s




Joseph Nollekens. Venus




Joseph Nollekens. Juno




Joseph Nollekens. Minerva




Joseph Nollekens. Bust of Lady Elisabeth Bingham




Joseph Nollekens. Bust of an unidentified woman




Joseph Nollekens. Diana




Joseph Nollekens. Monument to Lady Henrietta Williams Wynn




Joseph Nollekens. Monument to Mary, Countess Talbot




Joseph Nollekens. Monument to Sir Thomas and Lady Salusbury
1777
Marble
Great Offley Church, Hertfordshire




Joseph Nollekens. Castor and Pollux. Victoria & Albert Musuem




Joseph Nollekens. Bust of William Pitt the Younger




Joseph Nollekens. Bust of Francis Russell, Fifth Duke of Bedford

 


Joseph Nollekens. Laurence Sterne
1766
Marble
National Portrait Gallery, London


Joseph Nollekens. Countess of Yarborough
1787
Marble, life-size
Mausoleum at Brocklesby Park, Lincolnshire

 
 

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