He was born in Southwark, London, the son of a well-to-do brushmaker of a Huguenot descendant. Thomas Girtin (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802) was an English watercolourist and etcher. Thomas Girtin and David Loshak, The Art of Thomas Girtin (London: A. and C. Black, 1954), cat. 118 (ii), 149-150.
girtin (t.) Cliquez sur un titre d’article pour afficher sa carte mentale. no. Thomas Girtin (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802) was an English painter and etcher.A friend and rival of J. M. W. Turner, Girtin played a key role in establishing watercolour as a reputable art form.
References Exhibition of Works by Thomas Girtin . A friend and rival of J. M. W. Turner, Girtin played a key role in establishing watercolour as a reputable art form. Thomas Girtin was an English painter and etcher, who played a key role in establishing watercolor as a reputable art form.
Thomas Girtin [English Romantic Painter, 1775-1802] Guide to pictures of works by Thomas Girtin in art museum sites and image archives worldwide. He made finished paintings from the pencil sketches of other artists or talented amateurs such as John Henderson or James Moore. Pour consulter un article, cliquez sur son titre après l’avoir positionné au centre du graphe. Title: Seventy-Five Portraits of Celebrated Painters, From Authentic Originals Artist: John Girtin (British, 1773–after 1820) Printer: J. M'Creery (London) Sitter: Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Sitter: Ludolf Backhuysen (Dutch, Emden 1630–1708 Amsterdam) Sitter: Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, Gaiole in Chianti 1493–1560 Florence) Thomas Girtin was born in Southwark, London, the son of a wealthy brushmaker of Huguenot descent. John Thomas ‘Antiquity’ Smith lent him drawings and prints.
With the encouragement of these friends, Constable entered the Royal Academy Schools in London in 1799 to embark on a career as a painter. Thomas Girtin (1775-1802) has been credited as one of the founders of English watercolor painting. Art auction results, signatures and monograms of artist Thomas Girtin on Findartinfo Title: View of the Pont de la Tournelle & Notre Dame taken from the Arsenal Creator: Thomas Girtin (English, 1775-1802) Date Created: 1802 Series Title: as bound in A Selection of Twenty of the most Picturesque Views of Paris and its Environs Rights: Public Domain Medium / Support: soft-ground etchings and aquatint External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org His father died while Thomas was a child, and the widow married a Mr.Vaughan, a pattern-draughtsman.
Raised by his draftsman stepfather, Girtin was apprenticed from 1788 to 1794 to the envious and authoritarian topographical artist Edward Dayes (1763-1804).