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Alfred Stevens and his work being a collection of 57 autotypes with a brief memoir & account ofhis principal productions so far as they are known by Stevens, Alfred

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Published by Autotype Company in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Hugh Stannus.
ContributionsStannus, Hugh Hutton, 1840-1908.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 39 p., 57 plates ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19146370M

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Early life. Alfred Stevens was born on 30 December at Blandford Forum in Dorset, the son of a decorator and the age of ten, he entered his father's workshop as an assistant. In , the rector of his parish enabled him to go to Italy, where he spent nine years studying at Naples, Bologna, Siena, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Milan, Venice, and Florence where he studied for a time at Born: 30 December , Blandford Forum, Dorset, . Alfred Stevens and His Work: Being a Collection of 57 Autotypes with a Brief Memoir & Account of His Principal Production so far as they are Known Stannus, Hugh & Stevens, Alfred Published by Published by The Autotype Company, London ().   Alfred Stevens, in full Alfred George Stevens, (born Dec. 31, , Blandford Forum, Dorset, Eng.—died May 1, , London), English designer, painter, and sculptor notable for the Michelangelesque vigour of his work, particularly in his interior decorations for the dining room of the Dorchester House, home of the collector Robert Stayner Holford, and his design for the Wellington . STEVENS, ALFRED (), Belgian painter, was born in Brussels on the 11th of May His father, an old officer in the service of William I, king of the Netherlands, was passionately fond of pictures, and readily allowed his son to draw in the studio of François Navex, director of the Brussels Academy. In Stevens went to Paris and worked under the instruction of Camille Roqueplan Nationality: Belgian.

Dominique Maréchal, curator of nineteenth-century art at the Brussels museum, situates the early social-realist works of Alfred Stevens in relation to the miserabilist dog scenes of his elder brother and inspiration, Joseph Stevens, in relation to Courbet, and the Salon in Brussels, and the , , and Salons in Paris. In. Alfred Stevens A Loan Exhibition by Peter Mitchell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alfred Stevens was a Belgian painter best known for his elegant, realistic portraiture of fashionable society women. View Alfred Stevens’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available paintings, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the ality: Belgian.   Model, plaster, Valour and Cowardice, for the Wellington Monument, by Alfred Stevens, England, ca. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired in the Year London, , p Stannus, Hugh, Alfred Stevens and his Work.

Alfred Stevens was born at Blandford in Dorset. His father was a heraldic painter, and as a boy Stevens assisted him in his work. Florentine painting, to which Stevens's work is so closely allied, developed on sculptural lines, and that he can take his place beside the great Florentines on equal terms, is at least partly due to the full and. Stevens moved to Connecticut in , having found employment at the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co., where he became vice president in He had begun to establish an identity for himself outside the world of law and business, however, and his first book of poems, Harmonium (Alfred A. Knopf), published in , exhibited the influence. Nov 6, - Explore doracheatham's board "Alfred Stevens", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Alfred stevens, Art and Victorian art pins. The added title plate reads, 'Alfred Stevens And His Work'. The Preface states, 'This Book is a result of the exhibition of some of Alfred Stevens' works, which occupied one room among the "Old Masters" at the Royal Academy, in '. The plates show examples of 'Fine' and 'Industrial' arts - categories which Stevens was always keen not to.