Solange Hando Paris

ISBN 13: 9781903025673

9781903025673: Paris


This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.

As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

About the Author:

Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938) was, in his own words, "a painter, etcher, raconteur andAaAA rifle-shot."


Born in Port Adelaide, Australia on February 22, 1855, Menpes attended art classes as a young man and in 1975, married Rosa Mary Grosse. The couple had a son and two daughters, one of whom, Dorothy Whistler Menpes, was artist James McNeil Whistler's namesake and goddaughter.


After moving to England with his family in 1878, Menpes continued his art studies at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington, and exhibited at a Royal Academy exhibition for the first time in 1880. It was around this same time, during a sketching tour of Brittany, he first met Whistler.


In 1887, Menpes traveled to Japan and upon his return to London, held his first one-man show, at Dowdeswell's gallery. In the years that followed that show and his concurrent falling-out with Whistler, Menpes traveled widely and continued his own etching and painting. Later, and often working with his daughter Dorothy, he published a number of illustrated books, including the first edition of Whistler As I Knew Him. Menpes died in Pangbourne, England, on April 1, 1938.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

(Keine Angebote verfügbar)

Buch Finden:



Kaufgesuch aufgeben

Sie kennen Autor und Titel des Buches und finden es trotzdem nicht auf ZVAB? Dann geben Sie einen Suchauftrag auf und wir informieren Sie automatisch, sobald das Buch verfügbar ist!

Kaufgesuch aufgeben