Tag: 1809

London from Greenwich Park (1809)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) London from Greenwich Park exhibited 1809 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 120 cm Tate Britain, London Like the view from Richmond Hill, that upstream towards the City from Greenwich Park is one of the most prized…

Le Sommeil des Paysans (c.1808-1812)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le Sommeil des Paysans (The Sleep of the Peasants) c.1808–1812 Oil on wood panel, 77.5 x 57.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Impatient with studio routine, Géricault spent four years teaching himself by copying paintings in the…

Busto di Paride (1809)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Busto di Paride (Bust of Paris) 1809 Marble, h. 66 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Inscription: Ant(o)nio Quatremere/Amico Optimo/Antonius Canova/Dono Dedit/F. Romae/An. MDCCCIX”. Compare: Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Testa di Paride 1810s Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg    

El Afilador (c.1808-1812)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) El Afilador (The Knife-Grinder) c.1808–1812 Oil on canvas, 68 × 50.5 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Pair: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La Aguadora c.1808–1812 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest    

La Aguadora (c.1808-1812)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La Aguadora (The Water Carrier) c.1808–1812 Oil on canvas, 68 × 50.5 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Pair: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) El Afilador c.1808–1812 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest    

Joseph Haydn

(1732–1809) Franz Joseph Haydn Works: • Symphony nº 101, “The Clock” (1794) • The Creation (1798) • The Seasons (1801) Born March 31 1732 Rohrau (Austria) Died May 31 1809 Vienna (Austria) Friend Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Pupil Ludwig van Beethoven…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

(1809–1892) Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS Works: • Beauties of Tennyson (English) • Becket and other plays (English) • Elaine (French) • Énide (French) • Enoch Arden, &c. (English) • Genièvre (French) • Idylls of the King (English) •…

Nikolai Gogol

(1809–1852) Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь Works: • Abende auf dem Gutshof bei Dikanka (German) • Arabesken, Prosaschriften, Rom (German) • Briefwechsel I (German) • Briefwechsel II (German) • Cossack Tales (English) • Dead Souls (English) • Demonien ruhtinatar…