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Of the Pre-Raphaelites, his spouse emigrating to Australia to affix the gold rush. This virile temper handed and used to be through the affects of Burne-Jones and William Morris. changed In 1865 Brown grew to become linked to the latter's enterprise, Morris, Marshall, Falkner, and Co. an important project of his later years was once the ornament of the Manchester city corridor with twelve large frescoes illustrating the background of that urban (1878-93). He attained a few contrast as a panorama painter, significantly within the lovely Baa-Lambs (1851 Birmingham, artwork Gallery), which used to be painted within the outdoor, a tradition which Brown pioneered, and the ; nostalgic English Autumn After- midday (1852-54; Birmingham, paintings Gallery). BRUANT, Paris — 1697, chitect. Liberal Paris), He belonged (c. 1635, French ar- to a prolific relatives of architects: his father, Sebastien (d. 1670), used to be grasp architect and chippie to the king his brother recognized Jacques (d. 1664) is mainly because the architect of the doorway pavilion of the drapers' corridor in Paris (now in a single of the courtyards of the valet); his Musee Carnasons, Liberal- 663-1 725) and Francois ( 1 679-1 732), additionally the kin career lower than Louis XV. structures of the 1st order are the paintings of Liberal Bruant the church of the Hospice de los angeles Michel ( 1 : Salpetriere (c. I 670) and the inn des Invalides (1670-77), with its so-called squaddies' Church, onto which Hardouin-Mansart Jules Dome. grafted the church of the Bruant had equipped wealthy- past, mond citadel York 1662) for the ( James (the destiny collaborated and development of the in Duke of II), Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, then monastery of the Petits-Peres( 167 1-79). In 1683 he outfitted his personal condo, nonetheless status within the Marais district of Paris. the church of the BRUCE, Patrick Henry (1880, Virginia 1937, painter. New American In York), he 1007 the place he labored in Matisse's studio. He used to be later linked \\ ith Robert Delaunay's Orphist circulation. Bruce used to be very all in favour of structural solidity, and painted assemblages of coloured and contrasting planes settled in Paris, with a palette knife. consciousness paid him by way of regardless of the the poet and Guillaume Apollinaire, he luck in France as within the usa, and from 1920 painted in nearly whole isolation. It used to be in this later interval that he did his most unusual works: nonetheless lifes, within which critic met w ith as little geometrical planes intermingle in and volumes. The luminous surroundings and the severity of the varieties supply those works an austere spirituality. In 1933 Bruce destroyed all his shiny colours, tints, flat canvases, with the exception of 15 that he left to his buddy Henri-Pierre Roche, which six work from his Orphic interval are this present day within the of Anonyme Societe sleek work assortment at collage artwork Gallery of the Yale in New Haven, Connecticut. additionally ultimate are a couple of works from his early Impressionist interval. BRUCKE, Die federation of ("the bridge"), German Ex- based in 1905 88 1 ) and a bunch of scholars of the Dresden Technical pressionist artists by means of Fritz Bleyl (b.

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