See also:painting the Portrait of Anne Boleyn," " Don Quixote's first Interview with the Duke and Duchess," 1842, " Charlemagne visiting the
See also:Schools," 1846 . " Touchstone and the Shepherd," and "
See also:Rembrandt," a very
See also:fine piece, were both there in 1867; and in 1873 "
See also:Naseby," one of his finest and most picturesque designs, was also at the Royal Academy . Gilbert was elected A.R.A . 29th
See also:January 1872, and R.A . 29th
See also:June 1876 . Besides these mostly large and powerful
See also:works, the artist's true
See also:arena of display was undoubtedly the gallery of the Old
See also:Colour Society, to which from 1852, when he was elected an Associate exhibitor, till he died
See also:forty-five years later, he contributed not fewer than 270 drawings, most of them admirable because of the largeness of their
See also:style, massive coloration, broad chiaroscuro, and the surpassing vigour of their designs . These qualities induced the leading critics to claim for him opportunities for painting mural pictures of
See also:great historic themes as decorations of
See also:national buildings . " The
See also:Trumpeter," " The Standard-
See also:Bearer," "
See also:Richard II. resigning his
See also:Crown " (now at Liverpool), " The
See also:Bazaar at Constantinople," " The
See also:Merchant of Venice " and " The
See also:Turkish Water-Carrier " are but examples of that
See also:wealth of
See also:art which added to the attractions of the gallery in
See also:Pall Mall . There Gilbert was elected a full Member in 1855, and
See also:president of the Society in 1871, shortly after which he was knighted . As an illustrator of books, magazines and
See also:periodicals of every kind he was most prolific . To the success of the Illustrated
See also:News his designs
See also:lent powerful aid, and he was eminently serviceable in illustrating the
See also:Shakespeare of Mr
See also:Howard Staunton . He died on the 6th of
See also:October 1897 .
GROVE KARL GILBERT (1843– )
JOHN GILBERT (1810-1889)
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