Neoclassicism and Romanticism

 


(Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Art Styles in 19th ceytury - Art Map)



 

 

 
 




Romantic Era




 



The Pre-Raphaelite


19th - 20th Centuries


(collection)



 


Henry Holiday

Thomas Matthews Rooke

Marie Spartali Stillman
 

John Melhuish Strudwick 

Kate Elizabeth Bunce 



 

 
 
 
 


Henry Holiday


(b London, 17 June 1839; d London, 15 April 1927).

English stained-glass artist, painter and illustrator. He studied painting in London at Leigh’s Art School and the Royal Academy Schools, where he was influenced by Pre-Raphaelitism. Contact with Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s circle and the architect William Burges introduced him to the applied arts, and from 1863 he worked primarily as a stained-glass artist, particularly in collaboration with the glass manufacturers James Powell & Sons and Heaton, Butler & Bayne. After visiting Italy in 1867 he abandoned his early Pre-Raphaelite style for one inspired by Classical and Renaissance art, aiming to create a ‘modern’ style of stained glass no longer dependent on medievalism. His memorial window (1868) to the engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Westminster Abbey and the complete glazing scheme (1869–75) of St Mary Magdalene, Paddington, London, illustrate the expressive figure drawing and feeling for monumental scale characteristic of all his mature work. In 1891, dissatisfied with the working methods of the commercial stained-glass firms, he established his own workshop in Hampstead, London, and experimented successfully with making pot-metal glass. Many of Holiday’s later commissions were for American churches; his windows (1898–1925) in Holy Trinity, Manhattan, New York, reveal the influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement in their emphatic leading and use of richly textured glass. As a painter Holiday is best known for his Dante and Beatrice (1883; Liverpool, Walker A.G.); his most important illustrations are those for Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark (1876). He also produced graphics in support of such social and political causes as Dress Reform and Irish Home Rule. In 1892 he became editor of Aglaia, the journal of the Healthy and Artistic Dress Union, contributing articles and illustrations.
 



 

Music



 

Dante and Beatrice



 

The Duet



 
 



Thomas Matthews Rooke 

1842-1942 
 

 


An Idyll



 


The Story of Ruth

 

 



Marie Spartali Stillman 

1844-1927 
 

 


The Enchanted Garden of Messer Ansaldo



 


Feeding The Doves At Kelmscott Manor, Oxfordshire


 


The Long Walk At Kelmscott Manor, Oxfordshire



 

 

 


John Melhuish Strudwick 

1849-1935 
 

 


Circe and Scylla



 


Isabella and the Pot of Basil



 


The Music of a Bygone Age


 

 
 


Kate Elizabeth Bunce 

1856-1927 
 

 


Melody

 

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