Renaissance painter wins the internet1735-1802
I travelled through a land of men, A land of men and women too, And heard and saw such dreadful things, As cold earth wanderers never knew.
We're all young and hot — let's make out1732-1806
A feminist prodigy charms the European elite1741-1807
Must toiling Man for ever meet disgrace, and eat his hard earn’d bread with heated face, and all his acts in dull Oblivion lay
A global titan of neoclassical sculpture1757-1822
A phenom works himself to death1767-1824
Who was Joshua Johnson?1763-1824
Virtuoso painter, political chameleon, complete jerk1748-1825
The examples that I have the honor of presenting are the first results of my extensive research on the manner of fixing the image of objects by the action of light.
Art is life, science is death1757-1827
I didn't know Picasso but he knew me1746-1828
Light acts chemically upon bodies. It is absorbed, it combines with them, and communicates new properties. Such, in a few words, is the principle of the discovery.
Numerous experiments made by the author prove that light cannot fall upon a body without leaving traces of decomposition on the surface upon which it impinges.
The inventor of Photography1765-1833
The good, the enlightened of all ages and nations, have found pleasure and consolation in the beauty of the rural earth.
Nature wins, every time1776-1837
The quiet tragedy of the big big world1774-1840
Painted for Marie Antoinette and never made a dime1755-1842
We see that nations have sprung from obscurity, risen to glory, and decayed. Their rise has in general been marked by virtue; their decadence by vice, vanity, and licentiousness. Let us beware!
The pleasure of traveling, it seems to me, is chiefly experienced after the journey is over; when we can sit down by our own snug fire-side, free from all fatigues and annoyances...
The plates of the present work are impressed by the agency of Light alone, without any aid from the artist's pencil.
Five kids, a farm, and dizzying allegory1801-1848
A pacifist paints lions and leopards1780-1849
The masters' master1760-1849