painted The Last Judgment in 1588 Related Paintings of Raphael Coxie :. | Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming | An absinthe Drinker | Interior of a Smoking Room | The collector of tithes | Portrait de Lady Mary Wortley Montagu |
Related Artists:Matteo Di Giovanni
Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1430-1495John Ballantyne
British Portrait painter , (1815-1897)
was an English ornithologist. The Gould League in Australia was named after him. His identification of the birds now nicknamed "Darwin's finches" was pivotal in the inception of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection, though they are barely mentioned in Charles Darwin's book, On the Origin of Species.Gould was born in Lyme Regis, Dorset, the son of a gardener, and the boy probably had a scanty education. Shortly afterwards his father obtained a position on an estate near Guildford, Surrey, and then in 1818 became foreman in the Royal Gardens of Windsor. The young Gould started training as a gardener, being employed under his father at Windsor from 1818 to 1824, and he was subsequently a gardener at Ripley Castle in Yorkshire. He became an expert in the art of taxidermy and in 1824 he set himself up in business in London as a taxidermistMaurin, Charles
was a French painter who practised a variety of styles. A notable symbolist work of his being Maternity, a study of motherhood. He was a friend of the painter Felix Vallotton.