biographical name Thomas 1775-1802 English painter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Girtin —   [ gəːtɪn], Thomas, englischer Maler, * London 18. 2. 1775, ✝ ebenda 9. 11. 1802; neben W. Turner Hauptvertreter der englischen Aquarellmalerei, für die er mit seinen malerisch freien, ohne Vorzeichnung und Untermalung ausgeführten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Girtin — This interesting surname is of English locational origin from Gretton in Gloucestershire or Shropshire, or Girton in Cambridgeshire or Nottinghamshire. The placenames were recorded respectively as Gretona in the Registrum Monasterii de… …   Surnames reference

  • Girtin — /gerr tin/, n. Thomas, 1775 1802, English painter. * * * …   Universalium

  • Girtin — /gerr tin/, n. Thomas, 1775 1802, English painter …   Useful english dictionary

  • GIRTIN (T.) — GIRTIN THOMAS (1775 1802) Formé auprès de l’aquarelliste Edward Dayes, dont l’œuvre est bien représentatif de l’agréable tradition topographique du XVIIIe siècle, le peintre anglais Thomas Girtin va révolutionner cette dernière. Vers la même… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Girtin, Thomas — ▪ British artist born Feb. 18, 1775, London, Eng. died Nov. 9, 1802, London       British artist who at the turn of the 19th century firmly established the aesthetic autonomy of watercolour (formerly used mainly to colour engravings) by employing …   Universalium

  • GIRTIN, THOMAS —    a landscape painter, born in London; painted in water colour views of scenes near Paris and London; was a friend of Turner (1773 1802) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thomas Girtin — (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802), was an English painter and etcher, who played a key role in establishing watercolour as a reputable art form. He was born in Southwark, London, the son of a well to do brushmaker of Huguenot descent in. His… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Girtin — Peintres A B C …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomas Girtin — Nombre de nacimiento Thomas Girtin Nacimiento 18 de febrero …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”