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Netherlands

painter (Painting) of the 17th century (also known as the Dutch Golden Age). Psychological insight, sense of humour and abundance of colour are marks of his trade. In about 1846 he had begun to plan a history of the Netherlands, in particular the period of the United Provinces (Dutch Republic), and he had already done a large amount of work on this subject when, finding the materials at his disposal in the United States inadequate, he went with his family, wife and children, to Europe in 1851. The next five years were spent at Dresden, Brussels and The Hague in investigation of the archives, which resulted in 1856 in the publication of ''The Rise of the Dutch Republic'', which became very popular. It speedily passed through many editions, was translated into French (French language), and also into Dutch (Dutch language), German (German language) and Russian (Russian language). In 1860 Motley published the first two volumes of its continuation, ''The United Netherlands''. This work was on a larger scale, and embodied the results of a still greater amount of original research. It was brought down to the truce of 1609 by two additional volumes, published in 1867. The North Sea, especially the Netherlands, northern Germany and Denmark is particularly susceptible to storm tides. The coastline of the German Bight forms an L-shape facing northwest. For the protection of the low-lying areas along the coast, long and high dike (dike (construction)) systems have been built. Storm tides are a regular occurrence in these areas; usually, there are several storm tides each winter. Most of them do not cause significant damage. '''Arthur Seyss-Inquart''' (in German (German language): '''Seyß-Inquart''') (22 July 1892 Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands

that this derogatory usage is not fully representative of the term, as in the ‘. . . case of English usage, positive, neutral, and pejorative uses can easily co-exist’, thus Václav Havel as the exemplar who, ‘. . . to many outside observers became a favoured instance of the intellectual as national icon’ in the post–Communist Czech Republic. Collini, 2006: 205. '''Jan Havickszoon Steen''' (c. 1626 – buried February 3, 1679) was a Dutch (Netherlands) Genre works genre


Bristol

the Severn Bridge :Devauden - local village - 1.5 miles away '''Edward Bird''' (1772–1819) was an English (England) genre (Genre works) painter (Painting) who spent most of his working life in Bristol, where the Bristol School of artists formed around him. . He enjoyed a few years of popularity in London, where he challenged the dominance of Sir David Wilkie (David Wilkie (artist)) in the genre painting field


Cairo

; major_shrine Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Cairo) (Cairo, Egypt) Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Alexandria)) (Alexandria, Egypt) Basilica di San Marco (Venice, Italy) suppressed_date John Frederick Lewis, who lived for several years in a traditional mansion in Cairo, painted highly detailed works showing both realistic genre painting genre


Prague

of a mayor in Heidelberg, against her father's wishes. He died in Poland http: www.humrichfineart.com netscher.html when Caspar was two years of age. It has been suggested that Caspar may have been the son of a Rotterdam painter. Wayne E. Franits, p. 107. ''Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting: Its Stylistic and Thematic Evolution'', Yale University Press, 2004 When Heidelberg was attacked during the civil war


Vienna

as plays or dialectics of ideas, a fertile ground for important allegory, using themes from these subjects was considered the most serious form of painting. A hierarchy of genres, originally created in the 17th century, was valued, where history painting—classical, religious, mythological, literary, and allegorical subjects—was placed at the top, next genre painting (Genre works), then portraiture, still-life, and landscape (Landscape art). History painting was also


Italy

; In Italy, a "school" of genre painting was stimulated by the arrival in Rome of the Dutch painter Pieter van Laer in 1625. He acquired the nickname "Il Bamboccio" and his followers were called the ''Bamboccianti'', whose works would inspire Giacomo Ceruti, Antonio Cifrondi, and Giuseppe Maria Crespi among many others. left thumb 200px Pop, Bowie, and Nomi as depicted in ''The Venture Bros'' (Image:Nomibowiepop-venturebros.jpg) Andrew Horn's 2004

, but he is now most famous for his genre painting (Genre works)s. '''The Balkans''' (Italy, Sicily, Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, Greece, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro) Upon its single release, "The World Is Not Enough" was widely acclaimed by reviewers, and reached the top tens of Icelandic,


France

for Paris in about 1702. There he found employment in a workshop at Pont Notre-Dame, making copies of popular genre painting (Genre works)s in the Flemish and Dutch tradition; it was in that period that he developed his characteristic sketchlike technique. Apart from New Zealand, the Alinghi team consisted of members from Germany, the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Portugal, Turkey, Ireland, the UK (from Scotland and Wales), Belgium, South Africa, Australia, Uruguay, Argentina, Denmark, Ecuador, and Switzerland. Box office ''Halloween III: Season of the Witch'' opened in 1,297 theaters in the United States on October 22, 1982, and earned $6,333,259 in its opening weekend. Like its predecessor, the film was distributed through Universal (Universal Studios) by Italian (Italian people) producer Dino De Laurentiis. It grossed a total of $14,400,000 in the United States, but was the worst performing ''Halloween'' film at the time. http: www.boxofficemojo.com franchises chart ?id halloween.htm Several other horror films that premiered in 1982 (1982 in film) performed far better, including ''Poltergeist (Poltergeist film series)'' ($76,606,280), ''Friday the 13th Part 3'' ($34,581,519), and ''Creepshow'' ($21,028,755). "1982 Domestic Grosses, at BoxOfficeMojo.com. Internationally, the film premiered in the United Kingdom, Norway, Spain, West Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Canada, Australia, and Singapore. The '''Group of Ten''' or '''G-10''' refers to the group of countries that have agreed to participate in the ''General Arrangements to Borrow'' (GAB). The GAB was established in 1962, when the governments of eight International Monetary Fund (IMF) members—Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States—and the central banks of two others, Germany and Sweden, agreed to make resources available to the IMF for drawings by participants, and, under certain circumstances, for drawings by nonparticipants. The GAB was strengthened in 1964 by the association of Switzerland, then a nonmember of the Fund, but the name of the G10 remained the same. The following international organizations are official observers of the activities of the G10: the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), European Commission, International Monetary Fund, and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. thumb 150px right André Bazin on the cover of the third volume of the original edition of ''Qu'est-ce que le cinéma?'' (Image:Bazin What Is Cinema.jpg) '''André Bazin''' (18 April 1918 – 11 November 1958) was a renowned and influential French (France) film critic (film criticism) and film theorist (film theory). His work had led to pioneering progress on ADH enzymes, which break down alcohol in the kidney. His work won praise in Sweden as well as around the world. And he received honorary degrees at universities in France, Belgium, Brazil and the United States. The ''Lymond Chronicles'' is a series of six novels, set in mid-sixteenth century Europe and the Mediterranean, which follows the life and career of a Scottish nobleman, Francis Crawford of Lymond, from 1547 through 1558. The series is a suspenseful tale of adventure and romance, filled with action, intense drama, poetry, culture and high comedy. Meticulously researched, the series takes place in a wide variety of locations, including France, the Ottoman Empire, Malta, England, Scotland and Russia. In addition to a compelling cast of original characters, the novels feature many historical figures, often in important roles. The Late Eocene (Montmartre Formation, some 35 mya) fossil ''Limosa gypsorum'' of France was originally placed in ''Numenius'' and may in fact belong there. Olson, Storrs L. (1985): Section X.D.2.b. Scolopacidae. In: Farner, D.S.; King, J.R. & Parkes, Kenneth C. (eds.): ''Avian Biology'' '''8''': 174-175. Academic Press, New York. Apart from that, a Late Pleistocene curlew from San Josecito Cave, Mexico has been described. This fossil was initially placed in a distinct genus, ''Palnumenius'', but was actually a chronospecies or paleosubspecies related to the Long-billed Curlew. Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquín & Johnson, Eileen (2003): Catálogo de los ejemplares tipo procedentes de la Cueva de San Josecito, Nuevo León, México. ''Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas'' '''20'''(1): 79-93. Spanish with English abstract PDF fulltext '''Alvin Cullum York''' (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964) was one of the most decorated American (United States) soldiers in World War I. Ron Owens, ''Medal of Honor: Historical Facts and Figures'' (Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing, 2004), 97-8, available online, accessed September 21, 2010. Five Marines earned the Medal of Honor twice for World War I service, while Lt. Samuel Parker (Samuel I. Parker) is generally recognized as the most decorated serviceman of that conflict. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German (German Empire) machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others. This action occurred during the U.S.-led portion of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France, which was part of a broader Allied (Allies of World War I) offensive masterminded by Marshal Ferdinand Foch to breach the Hindenburg line (Hindenburg Line) and make the opposing German forces surrender. During an attack by his battalion to secure German positions along the Decauville rail-line (Decauville) north of Chatel-Chéhéry, France, on October 8, 1918, York's actions earned him the Medal of Honor. The events of the day are recounted in brief in ''Official History of the 82nd Division: American expeditionary Forces, "All American" Division, 1917-1919'' (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1919), 60-2; available online, accessed September 20, 2010 He recalled: Tom Skeyhill, ed., ''Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary'', 1928, p. ? York was promptly promoted to Sergeant and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Distinguished Service Cross (United States)) for his heroism. A few months later, following a thorough investigation, he was awarded the Medal of Honor, presented to York by the commanding general of the American Expeditionary Force, General John J. Pershing (John J. Pershing). The French Republic (France) awarded him the Croix de Guerre (Croix de guerre) and the Legion of Honor (Légion d'honneur). Italy awarded him its Croce di Guerra and Montenegro its War Medal. Lee, 1985, 39 ''New York Times'': Sergeant York, War Hero, Dies," September 3, 1964, accessed September 20, 2010 He eventually received nearly 50 decorations. His Medal of Honor citation reads: Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France


United States

everyday scenes in huge paintings—at the scale traditionally reserved for "important" subjects—thus blurring the boundary which had set genre painting apart as a "minor" category. History painting itself shifted from the exclusive depiction of events of great public importance to the depiction of genre scenes in historical times, both the private moments of great figures, and the everyday life of ordinary people. Subsequently the Impressionism Impressionists

, as well as such 20th century artists as Pierre Bonnard, Edward Hopper, and David Park painted scenes of daily life, but in the context of modern art the term "genre painting" has come to be associated mainly with painting of an especially anecdotal or sentimental nature, painted in a traditionally realistic technique. The works of American (United States) painter Ernie Barnes and those of illustrator Norman Rockwell could exemplify a more modern type of genre painting

; ref '''Eastman Johnson''' (July 29, 1824 – April 5, 1906) was an American (United States) painter, and Co-Founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance. Best known for his genre paintings, paintings of scenes from everyday life, and his portraits both of everyday people, he also painted portraits of prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry Wadsworth


Germany

was reached proposing that thrombosis is the result of alterations in blood flow, vascular endothelial injury, or alterations in the constitution of the blood. '''Albert von Keller''' (April 27, 1844 – July 14, 1920) was a German (Germany) historical (history painting) and genre painter (genre painting). - German (Germany) align "center" 1854 Crimean War HMS Arrogant (1848) HMS ''Arrogant

. thumb ''Mönch auf dem Weg zur Brotzeit'', oil on canvas by Eduard von Grützner. (Image:Eduard von Grützner Mönch.jpg) '''Eduard Theodor Ritter von Grützner''' (May 26, 1846 – April 2, 1925) was a German (Germany) painter and professor of art especially noted for his genre painting (Genre works)s of monks. On December 28, 1894, the German (Germany) photographer Carlos Eisenlohr opened his "Imperial Exhibition" at the galleries of the Avenida Palace Hotel. Beyond the projections already familiar to the Lisbon audience, he presented the great novelty: the live photograph - shown not through an Edison (Thomas Edison) Kinetograph, as it was announced at the time, but by the Elektrotachyscop or Schnellseher, an invention by Ottomar Anschutz, that A. J. Ferreira calls Electro-Tachiscópio Eisenlohr. The device projected images of actions, of a dog passing by or the gallop of a horse, contained in disks of small diameter that produced images of extremely short seconds. '''''Kleinruppin forever''''' is a German (Germany) romantic comedy film, released in late-2004. '''''Shrek 4-D''''' (also known as '''''Shrek 3-D''''', '''''Shrek 4D Adventure''''', '''''Shrek's Never Before Seen Adventure''''', and '''''The Ghost of Lord Farquaad''''') is a 4-D film at various theme parks around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts owns the main rights to the film which is currently shown at their parks in Hollywood (Universal Studios Hollywood), Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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