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Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, 1675-1734

Joan Brocklebank

Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, 1675-1734

[catalogue of the] tercentenary exhibition [held at the] Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, 7th June-12th July 1975

by Joan Brocklebank

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Published by Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society in Dorchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thornhill, James, Sir, 1675-1734.

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    Statement[written and compiled by Joan Brocklebank].
    ContributionsThornhill, James, Sir, 1675-1734., Dorset County Museum., Dorset Natural History and Archæological Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND497.T66 B76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4927229M
    ISBN 100900341041
    LC Control Number76353691
    OCLC/WorldCa2121808

    Thornhill was highly regarded by his contemporaries and won numerous distinctions. In he was appointed history painter to George I; in he was knighted and made serjeant-painter; and in he became Member of Parliament for a seat in his home county of Dorset. found: Wikipedia, viewed Janu (Sir James Thornhill, J or - May 4, ; English painter working in the Italian baroque tradition ; he was responsible for some large-scale schemes of murals, including the "Painted Hall" at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, the paintings on the inside of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral, and works at Chatsworth House and Wimpole Hall.

    Thornhill was a Dorset man having been born in Melcombe Regis. When commissioned to paint Sherborne House he was at the height of his career. He had been appointed History Painter to George 1 () and then Serjeant-painter too as well as being elected . SIR JAMESTHORNHILL was of the family of THORNHULL of Wooland. A pedigree chart which appearss to be from Hutchen's "History of Dorset" page , shows descent from John THORNHULL, who had son Ralph, born 11 Henry III () to persons who died in about Sir James was son of Walter THORNHILL of Wareham, eighth son of George THORNHILL of Wooland, and Mary, eldest .

    Circle of Sir James Thornhill (Dorset ) Bust of Vespasian; and Bust of Nero The first inscribed 'VESPASIANO' (lower center); The second inscribed 'NERVA' (lower center) oil on canvas The first 30¼ x 25 3/8 in. ( x cm.); The second 30¼ x 25 3/8 ( x cm.) a pair (2)Missing: book. Sir James L. Thornhill. likes 3 talking about this. Born and raised in the historic Jackson Ward of Richmond, Virginia, Sir James L. Thornhill is a gifted American Painter and ers:


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Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, 1675-1734 by Joan Brocklebank Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, [catalogue of the] tercentenary exhibition [held at the] Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, 7th Juneth July Paperback – January 1, byAuthor: Joan Brocklebank.

Sir James Thornhill Of Dorset, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sir James Thornhill died intestate in “sitting in his chair” at Thornhill, Stalbridge in Dorset.

In Thornhill’s large and valuable art collection was sold by Dame Judith and the family. The sale included 16 cartoons “as large as life” of Apostles and Evangelists.

Get this from a library. Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, [catalogue of the] tercentenary exhibition [held at the] Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, 7th Juneth July [Joan Brocklebank; James Thornhill, Sir; Dorset County Museum.; Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society.].

Brocklebank, Joan. & Thornhill, James. & Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. & Dorset County Museum. Sir James Thornhill of Dorset, [catalogue of the] tercentenary exhibition [held at the] Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, 7th Juneth July Dorchester: Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society.

Sir James Thornhill (25 July or Sir James Thornhill of Dorset 4 May ) was an English painter of historical subjects, in the Italian baroque tradition.

Buy Georgian Faces: Portrait of a County by Yarker, Gwen, Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, Wickham, George, Penman, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible Sir James Thornhill of Dorset. This son of Dorset was James Thornhill.

The family name derived from the then hamlet of that name in the northern parish of Stalbridge, today a part of that town.

His earliest traceable ancestor was Lord of the Manor at the time of Richard II, and the Thornhills held the manor until the late 17th century. Thornhill is an ancient manor and tithing in Stalbridge, and is reputed to be the birthplace, inof Sir James Thornhill, the eminent painter (although there is an interpolated entry in Melcombe Regis parish register indicating his baptism on 7th September in a different hand to that of the parish clerk).

Sir James Thornhill, (born JMelcombe Regis, Dorset, Eng.—diedThornhill, Dorset), English painter, the first to excel in historical painting, whose style was in the Italian Baroque tradition. THORNHILL, Sir James (c), of Thornhill, Dorset. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commonsed.

Sedgwick, Available from Boydell and Brewer. Thornhill was a portrait and history painter, the most successful painter of decorative interiors of the English school, and the first native British artist to be knighted ().

His masterpiece is the Painted Hall at Greenwich, which he was commissioned to do in The Dorset-born artist, Sir James Thornhill, made it to the top of his profession in the early s, and in so doing rubbed shoulders with many of the important figures of the period.

Stephen Swann looks back at this largely forgotten artist’s illustrious career. Sir James Thornhill (25 July or – 4 May ) was an English painter of historical subjects working in the Italian baroque tradition. He was responsible for some large-scale schemes of murals, including the "Painted Hall" at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, the paintings on the inside of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral, and works at Chatsworth House and Wimpole Hall.

Built by the artist Sir James Thornhill, William Hogarth's father-in-law, in the s, Thornhill is "a modest but sizeable villa", according to Pevsner, or "a stately house", if Author: Anna Tyzack.

Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers: auctioneers of art, pictures, collectables and motor cars Bonhams: Sir James Thornhill (Dorset Stalbridge) A Bacchanale. We use cookies to remember choices you make on functionality and personal. Sir James Thornhill () was an English painter of historical events working in an Italian Baroque style.

He spent 19 years planning and painting the magnificent Painted Hall and was well rewarded for his efforts. He was paid one pound for every yard – about a square metre – on the walls and three pounds for the same on the ceiling.

That came to a total of £6, Sir James Thornhill James Thornhill. The family name derived from the then hamlet of that name in the northern parish of Stalbridge, today a part of that town.

His earliest traceable ancestor was Lord of the Manor at the time of Richard II (), and the Thornhills held the manor until the late 17th century. by Dorset Ancestors. Sir James Thornhill ( červenceDorset, Weymouth – 4.

květnaDorset, Weymouth) byl anglický malíř historických l ve stylu italské barokní tradice. Pracoval na některých rozsáhlých kompozicích nástěnných maleb, včetně “Painted Hall” v Royal Hospital, v královské nemocnici v Greenwichi, obrazy na vnitřku kupole katedrály svatého Pavla Narození: červenceMelcombe.

Sir James Thornhill (Dorset ) Queen Anne Enthroned oil on canvas 19¾ x 19¾ in. ( x cm.). Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Brian Thornhill of Thornhill; and Sir James Thornhill (), an English painter of historical subjects, born at Melcombe Regis, Dorset, son of Walter Thornhill of Wareham, the eighth son of George Thornhill (or Thornhull).Sir James Thornhill was the great English exponent of baroque decorative painting, at a time when foreign artists received almost all commissions for such work.

Thornhill lived in London from an early age, and was apprenticed to the decorative painter Joseph Highmore and also made a careful study of foreign decorative painters such as Antonio.James Thornhill was apprenticed to Thomas Highmore, a Painter Stainer, on 9 May Thornhill was from Dorchester in Dorset; the apprenticeship register describes his father, Walter, as a grocer.

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