Robert Feke, colonial portrait painter.

by Foote, Henry Wilder

Publisher: Kennedy Galleries in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 223 Downloads: 338
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  • Feke, Robert, 1705 (ca.)-1750.

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SeriesLibrary of American art
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LC ClassificationsND237.F35 F6 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5295592M
LC Control Number72075357

  Part 4 moves then to Robert Feke, colonial painter. However, none of these characters is the true star. The central subject of Anishanslin’s study is not any particular person, but rather that eponymous portrait the silk designer, the master waver, the wearer, and the painter each helped to create.   Robert Feke (born in ) was younger than his portrait competitor by some seventeen years. Smibert was born in and died in , just one year before Feke. Both men improved remarkably over the course of their careers (especially Smibert). Feke left behind only about 60 portraits from his brief, eleven-year career.   Famed colonial painter Robert Feke's portrait of wealthy Philadelphia matron Anne Shippen Willing (–91) provides the inspiration for Zara Anishanslin's tour de force study of "The Atlantic World in a Portrait" (5).Author: Linzy Brekke-Aloise.   In addition to many printed articles, sermons, and pamplets I have written three books, The Minister and His Parish, ; Robert Feke, Colonial Portrait Painter, ; and Three Centuries of American Hymnody, I collaborated Author: Emily Mace.

Robert Feke (ca. ) paints the Nelsons of Yorktown. Maryland artist John Hesselius () is active in Virginia, painting in a style similar to Robert Feke’s. Robert Feke () - American Colonial Painter Robert Feke, who's mysterious life has been the subject of innumerable conjectures, was probably born at Oyster Bay, Long Island. Although early documentation is scarce, several brief contemporary references and the evidence supplied by his pictures help to identify the places of his activity. Colonial American Portrait Painters A Brief History of Colonial Portraiture in American The first generation of painters who journeyed to America from abroad in the seventeenth century are today, largely unknown by name. Works by these painters are rare, and may not . Start studying US Semester Exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Great Awakening encouraged colonial communication between colonies when what happened? Most colonial artists such as Robert Feke were protrait painters because.

Our portrait of a woman in silk had its final moment of creation when painter Robert Feke dabbed his brush across its canvas to leave the inscription “R Feke Pinx / ” just below its subject’s right hand. The presence of his signature was understandable.   Zara Anishanslin is Assistant Professor of History and Art History at the University of Delaware. Her book Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World was recently published by Yale University Press. At first glance, this portrait seems to send a straightforward message. It appears to be yet another example of a colonial American posing . Like those of other mid-eighteenth-century American artists, West's colonial portraits resemble the modest examples available to him. His Anne Lawler Ross (Mrs. George Ross) (fig. 1), for example, depicts a seated woman outdoors, holding a book on her lap in her right hand and a flower in her composition is reminiscent of mezzotint portraits in the tradition of Sir . John Smibert and Robert Feke had been active there during the first half of the century, and by the time the s had arrived, Joseph Badger and Joseph Blackburn were also actively accepting portrait commissions. Unfortunately for these two artists, the s also announced the arrival of John Singleton Copley, teenage portrait painter.

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Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foote, Henry Wilder, Robert Feke. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foote, Henry Wilder, Robert Feke, colonial portrait painter. New York, Kennedy Galleries, [©]. Robert Feke Paperback – Ap by Lloyd Goodrich (Author), Henry Wilder Foote (Foreword) Be the first to review this item.

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by Henry Wilder Foote (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Henry Wilder Foote. Robert Feke, (born c. Long Island, New York [U.S.]—died c.West Indies), British-American painter whose portraits depict the emerging colonial aristocracy.

The facts of Feke’s life are uncertain: stories differ over his employment as a. Robert Feke was a well-know colonial American portrait artist who worked in Newport, Boston, and Philadelphia in the mids.

While he left behind several physical records of Robert Feke life, namely his portraits, there is still a lot that is unknown about him, particularly the details of his early life before he became known as a painter.

Robert Feke Colonial Portrait Painter. Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration along with selected art from the book. At Harvard Business Review, Joseph Allen and John Macomber, coauthors of Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity. Robert Feke by Henry Wilder Foote was published on 01 Jan by Harvard University Press.

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From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Beginnings of Art in the Colonies. 3: Ancestry and Boyhood. Other editions - View all. Robert Feke, colonial portrait painter Henry Wilder Foote Snippet view.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Robert Feke: Colonial Portrait Painter by Henry W. Foote (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. The portrait of Anne Shippen Willing (–91; Winterthur Museum) by Robert Feke colonial portrait painter.

book. ) is the subject of this book, which bears witness to the lives of its painter and sitter, as well as the weaver and designer of the silk damask of Willing’s dress.

Robert Feke [American Colonial Era Painter, ca] Guide to pictures of works by Robert Feke in art museum sites and image archives worldwide.

- Robert Feke - born Long Island, NY - died Barbados - Colonial Era Artist - he was one of the earliest American portrait painters who left behind 50 known portraits.

See more ideas about Portrait, Early american and American pins. Full text of "Robert Feke, the early Newport portrait painter and the beginnings of colonial painting" See other formats Research Library Q^_ "^Mi^U BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY ROBERT FEKE THE Early Newport Portrait Painter AND The Beginnings OF Colonial Painting A Paper rkad before the Rhode Island Historical Society April 5, By WILLIAM CAREY.

and theory concerning Feke: a) William C. Poland, "Robert Feke, the Early Newport Portrait Painter," Proceedings of the Rhode Island His-torical Society, I, PP- This was the first attempt to collect material on Feke.

b) Henry Wilder Foote, Robert Feke, Colonial Portrait Painter, Cambridge, This book is regarded as the standard.

Feke, Robert (active s). American Colonial portrait painter. Nothing is known of his life until when he executed a large portrait group in Boston, Isaac Royall and his Family (Harvard University). He was active from that time in Newport and Philadelphia untilwhen his life is once more veiled in obscurity.

In what appears to be the original frame; Bears a label on the back of the frame: Mr. Willing, Bryn Mawr. Painted circa Label on the back of the stretcher: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Robert Feke, Portrait of Mrs.

Tench Francis, Lender: Mr. Shippen Willing, Jr. Oil on canvas 36 by 28 1/2 in. Robert Feke is known for colonial portrait painting. The Artist. Auction Records. Buy / Sell. Resources. Overview. Auction Records (6) For Sale (0) Signatures (0) "considered the first American-born painter of note" (Gustafson), but his great grandfather, named Robert Feke, settled in Watertown, Maine in named Robert Feke.

Robert Feke Explained. Robert Feke ( or ) was an American portrait painter born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New ing to art historian Richard Saunders, "Feke’s impact on the development of Colonial painting was substantial, and his pictures set a new standard by which the work of the next generation of aspiring Colonial artists was judged.".

New York: Kennedy Galleries, Inc. / Da Capo Press, Hardcover. Brown leatherette with gilt letters on spine and front cover, pp., BW illus. VG Only few marks, only lightly used. Item # Reprint of the unabridged first edition, printed inconsidering the life and work of early American portrait painter Robert Feke Author: Henry Wilder Foote.

Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World by Zara Anishanslin. Anishanslin’s new book explores the story behind one of the treasures at Winterthur Museum, Robert Feke’s portrait of Anne Shipping Willing.

Most colonial artists such as Robert Feke were portrait painters because a. art exhibits consisted primarily of portraits of European kings and queens.

that was the art colonists were most interested in buying. regional landscapes were not popular outside the area they portrayed. portraits were the most popular art form in Europe. Cuthbert Lee, Early American Portrait Painters: The Fourteen Principal Earliest Native-born Painters, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT, ), pp.

Henry Wilder Foote, Robert Feke: Colonial Portrait Painter, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, ), pp. Feke, Robert (active s). American Colonial portrait painter. Nothing is known of his life until when he executed a large portrait group in Boston, Isaac Royall and his Family (Harvard University).

He was active from that time in Newport and Philadelphia untilwhen his life is once more veiled in obscurity. Robert Feke ( - ) PORTRAIT OF MRS. TENCH FRANCIS In what appears to be the original frame; Bears a label on the back of the frame: Mr.

Willing, Bryn Mawr. Painted circa Label on the back of the stretcher: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Robert Feke, Portrait of Mrs. Tench Francis, Lender: Mr. Shippen Willing, Jr. Oil on. American colonial portraits, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The portrait ranked far and away as the favored art form in colonial America.

Through two general essays and individual entries the authors of this exhibition catalog examine the careers and. Robert Feke Paintings, Oil Paintings Reproductions of Feke Paintings-page 1. Feke Paintings Reproductions Hand Painted Museum Quality Oil Paintings Reproductions.

Oil paintings; Robert Feke. - biography. American Colonial portrait painter. Feke Paintings. Tench Francis, Oil on canvas, 49 x 39 inches Metropolitan Museum of.

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Colonial Era to the Revolution (Art History) STUDY. PLAY. Limners. Portrait painter who emulated the cosmopolitan European style despite limited training.

His portraits were predictable and formulaic, and he typically appealed to Boston's leading families. Isaac Royall Family. Painting by Robert Feke inspired by the Bermuda Group, with. Read this book on Questia. More than twenty years ago, as the inevitable consequence of my search for traces of the elusive Colonial portrait painter Robert Feke, I found myself confronted with many puzzling problems in trying to determine what known or unknown artists could have painted the increasing number of eighteenth-century portraits which came to my notice.Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human term 'portrait painting' can also describe the actual painted portrait.

Portraitists may create their work by commission, for public and private persons, or they may be inspired by admiration or affection for the subject.Portrait of a Woman in Silk book.

Read 8 reviews from the world. Portrait of a Woman in Silk book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dre Portrait of a Woman in Silk book /5(8).