Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. MELLING, Antoine Ignace (). Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore. Paris, Strassburg and London: Treuttel et Würtz. Antoine Ignace Melling was a painter, architect and voyager who is counted among the “Levantine Artists”.
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Zyreal Endriga May 10, at 7: It freed them from the bounds of realism, allowing them to experiment with both the paint itself and their images while photography carried the load of portraits and other genre demanding realism.
At the age of nineteen, the Russian ambassador, apparently impressed by his talent, invited him along as his “human camera” when he was assigned to Constantinople. As a young man he visited his older brother, and studied Architecture and Mathematics at Klagenfurt.
Memories and the City. Julian Wilson jwilson christies. Tag Search Type a search term. Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore. He studied architecture and mathematics and travelled to Italy and Egypt.
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I know my own darkroom is now used solely for storage. I’m guessing well over half the artists working today utilize photos to one degree or another in some xntoine of the work. At the age of 19, he went to ItalyEgyptand finally Constantinople as a member of the Russian Ambassador’s retinue and household with the aim of drawing pictures for various dignitaries.
The excellent quality of this edition, in select paper, realized by the best typographers of the time ingace achieved thanks to Melling’s diligence, an impeccable engraving and the originality of the drawings.
The locations from which the landscapes were drawn are shown on the map. His most influential work is published as Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore. Born in Melling had little to worry about in terms of photography taking over his livelihood.
When the wealthy, or some high governmental official, traveled abroad, it was not uncommon for them to include in their entourage a sketch artist, watercolorist, or even a full-blown professional painter to record what they saw. He later travelled to France, Britain and the Pyrenees. Market before the Tophane Fountain, Antoine Ignace Melling Antoine Ignace Melling Had there been photography in the antoien s when the Frenchman, Antoine Melling, lived and worked as an artist, the man would have been out of a job.
At the time, if you wanted to be a Turkish architect, you needed to do little mellihg than go to a library, checked out some books on the subject, then printed up some business cards. By antkine had set up an engraving studio for the purpose of reproducing completed images of his drawings. Delighted, she asked him to redecorate her palace and even design clothes and jewelry for her.
In Melling travelled to Holland; during his journey he produced a multitude of drawings and wrote many letters to his family. Mellng is bound in Japanese cloth and the other is a very limited edition of only 50 copies bound in leather – ignnace for connoisseurs of fine books. In order to write the accompanying texts Melling worked and consulted with Lechevalier, P. The princess wanted a labyrinth for her garden like that she’d seen ingace in visiting Denmark. Melling was one such artist.
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He returned to Paris antoniepublished his marvellour work and was appointed lanscape painter to emperess Josephine, Napoleon’s wife.
He was also a talented architect. Eryn Brobyn ebrobyn christies. Modern green half calf and marbled boards, gilt edges. The illustrated and annotated letters, preceded by an introduction — like a travel diary intended for a Voyage pittoresque — were never published.
Retrieved from ” https: He made many detailed drawings of the Sultan’s palaces, Ottoman society, and vedute of Constantinople and its environs. The descriptions of the views in the facsimile edition are in the original French, with an English translation. Melling Pasha’s eighteen years as Imperial Architect gave him a privileged opportunity to observe the Ottoman Court. Nicolas Martineau nmartineau christies. Afterhe was sent by the French Government to document the Pyrenees and demonstrate that ivnace natural beauty rivalled that of the Alps.
He was dead and buried before the first photo was ever taken he died in Delighted with the result, she asked Melling to redecorate the palace interior, and subsequently, a completely new neoclassical palace at Defterdarburnu.