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Free City of Lübeck

. birth_name Gottfried Kniller birth_place Lübeck (Free City of Lübeck), Holy Roman Empire birth_date thumb Sir John Vanbrugh (Image:John Vanbrugh.jpg) in Kneller's Kit-cat portrait, considered one of Kneller's finest portraits. Kneller was born '''Gottfried Kniller''' in the Free City of Lübeck, the son of Zacharias Kniller. Kneller studied in Leiden, but became a pupil of Ferdinand Bol and Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

Rembrandt in Amsterdam. He then traveled with his brother John Zacharias Kneller, who was an ornamental painter, to Rome and Venice in the early 1670s, painting historical subjects and portraits in the studio of Carlo Maratti, and later moved to Hamburg. They came to England in 1674, at the invitation of the Duke of Monmouth. He was introduced to, and painted a portrait of, Charles II (Charles II of England). In England, Kneller concentrated almost entirely

on portraiture. He founded a studio which churned out portraits on an almost industrial scale, relying on a brief sketch of the face with details added to a formulaic model, aided by the fashion for gentlemen to wear full wigs (Wig (hair)). His portraits set a pattern that was followed until William Hogarth and Joshua Reynolds. * the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the State of Hamburg (Hamburg)'' (


in The Hague in 1625. RKD entry on Mierevelt Devoting himself first to still lifes, he eventually took up portraiture (portrait painting), in which he achieved such success that the many commissions entrusted to him necessitated the employment of numerous assistants, by whom hundreds of portraits were turned out in factory fashion. Today over 500 paintings

are or have been attributed to him. The works that can with certainty be ascribed to his own brush are remarkable for their sincerity, severe drawing and harmonious color, but comparatively few of the two thousand or more portraits that bear his name are wholly his own handiwork. So great was his reputation that he was patronized by royalty in many countries and acquired great wealth. The king of Sweden and the count palatine of Palatinate-Neuburg Neuburg

Free Territory

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elements as well. The “flower” in the center indicates the four cardinal directions and the twenty cherubs in the frame surrounding it represents the days of the month of the Aztec calendar. This frame also contains the bust of a bound woman who probably represents the mother of Huitzilopochtli. The portal is a simple arch with subtle reliefs with small angels, cherubs and vegetative motifs on the archivolt as well as portraits of saints

and friars. One of these portraits may be Jorge de Avile y Ro, the founder of the monastery. On the left side there is a portrait of a lay person with a Roman style haircut, who was probably the architect. The wooden doorjambs are decorated with the heads of angels and rose patterns as well as vegetative motifs. The bars on the main doors were added in 1910 by Father Evaristo Nava, who also donated the clock that can be seen on the complex’s back tower. ref


portraits, landscapes and churches. Islam in the Balkans: religion and society between Europe and the Arab world Author H. T. Norris Publisher Univ of South Carolina Press, 1993 ISBN 0872499774, 9780872499775 p.68 UNESCO Chronicle, Volume 20 UNESCO Chronicle Published 1974 p.168 '''Onufri''' or ''Onouphrios of Neokastro (Elbasan)'' ( ) was a 16th century icon painter active in Central and Southern Albania and South-western

and Venetian (Venetian school) influences. He also painted portraits, landscapes and churches. Islam in the Balkans: religion and society between Europe and the Arab world Author H. T. Norris Publisher Univ of South Carolina Press, 1993 ISBN 0872499774, 9780872499775 p.68 UNESCO Chronicle, Volume 20 UNESCO Chronicle Published 1974 p.168 Life Little is known with certainty about Onufri's life and his existence only emerged in the early 20th century

Boyle Heights, Los Angeles

; ''Sports Illustrated,'' April 17, 2000 * Oscar Zeta Acosta, attorney, writer, community activist Yoli Martinez,portraits iconic-hispanic-angelenos-in-history-oscar-zeta-acosta.html "Iconic Hispanic Angelenos in History: Oscar Zeta Acosta", "KCET Departures" Oct 2, 2012 * Lou Adler, record producer, manager David Kamp

Boca del Río, Veracruz

;encmuc" It has its own art gallery, the Galería Veracruzana de Arte (Veracruz Gallery of Art), which is a joint Project between the World Trade Center Veracruz and the Coordinación de Difusión Cultural y Artística del Sistema DIF Estatal (Coordination of Cultural and Artistic Diffusion of the State DIF System). The art center holds temporary exhibits from a variety of artist and with different themes. Some of the shows in 2009 included a collection of portraits done by Mexican artist


or so years. He left St. Michael's Church in Ston, north of Dubrovnik, a small church following mostly an early Byzantine style, which contains one of the oldest known fresco portraits of a South Slavic ruler. Taking advantage of guerilla warfare and the distracting effects of other uprisings, he staved off several punitive expeditions, asserting partial control over the principalities of Travunija and Zahumlje in the process. Thus, by 1040 his state stretched


was where his son, would-be emperor Iyasus V (Iyasu V of Ethiopia), crowned Mikael negus around 1915. During his residence in Dessie, the Negus built a palace and the church Enda Medhane Alem, said to be placed on the site of a church destroyed by Imam Ahmed Gragn. The church is decorated with paintings which include portraits of Ras Mikael and his son. After the defeat of his father Negus Mikael, Lij Iyasu took refuge in Dessie beginning on 8 November 1916


and an insurgent detachment of the Supreme Committee, held down a large Turkish force. These actions began on the day of the Feast of the Cross (Krastovden in Bulgarian, September 27) and did not involve the local population as much as in other regions, and were well to the east of Monastir and to the west of Thrace. !-- Themes such as the Virgin and Child and the ''Threnos'' (the lamentation over Christ's body) became more common, as did naturalistic portraits of the Emperors

. --how can we theorize based on three examples: Vladimirskaya, Nerezi, and mosaic portraits of emperors at Hagia Sophia? -- thumb 250px ''The Annunciation'' from Ohrid (Image:Ohrid annunciation icon.jpg), one of the most admired icons of the Paleologan Mannerism, bears comparison with the finest contemporary works by Italian artists. Some of the finest Byzantine work of this period may be found outside the Empire: in the mosaics of Gelati, Kiev, Torcello, Venice

from the old testament and an emotional procession of angels bowing to Virgin Mary. The side altars have a fresco of the 40 martyrs (Roman soldiers left to freeze because they didn't want to give up Christianity) which is very rarely depicted (''in the left altar'') and (''in the right altar'') portraits of Patriarchs from Constantinople, Jerusalem and Antioch, archbishops from Ohrid and Roman Popes (Ohrid archbishopcy always flirted with Roman Catholicism, so it would keep its important position

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