Learn more ››. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. During this time, Whitson also helped to re-establish and govern the Society of Merchant Venturers which had become moribund in the later sixteenth century. However, it was sculpting that quickly caught his interest instead, and after having triumphed at the academy’s awarding of medals, Bissen travelled to Rome with the intention of becoming a sculptor. This appears on every page - use it for a call to action, or whatever you like! or smaller 1 clipping ; 6 x 9 in. Date: Unknown date. Whitson’s first wife died in 1608 and he remarried within the year to Magdalen Hynde, the widow of a London merchant, William Hynde. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1069915> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/66766296#Topic\/merchants_united_states> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85104464> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1017057> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/66766296#Person\/corning_erastus_1794_1872> ; http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/66766296> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/82108240#PublicationEvent\/1814_1918> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/82108240> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/66766296#Person\/corning_erastus_1794_1872>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/66766296#Topic\/merchants_united_states>. Cutt died in 1582, and it is presumed Whitson continued working for his widow, Bridget, whom he married in 1585. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/82108240> ; http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/82108240#PublicationEvent\/1814_1918>. In addition to being a merchant, politician, landowner and, not least, father to Johannes Hage, Alfred Hage was also a patron of the arts. (not yet rated) During his time there, he became acquainted with the greatest sculptor of the time, Bertel Thorvaldsen. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85083783> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85104464>, http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/82108240>. Don't have an account? Corning, Erastus, -- 1794-1872 -- Portraits. Get this from a library! John Whitson (c. 1558 – 1629) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1605 and 1626. or smaller. Peter Alrichs, New Castle merchant, Indian trader, plantation owner and politician. He commissioned several works from the most prominent artists of his day, and a number of these would later become part of his son Johannes’ art collection. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. The return of pure and hard fiction in French literature, Canadian retired professional ice hockey player, A species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae, The Cycling Union of the Argentine Republic. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Please enter the subject. His monument in St Nicholas described him as “a worthy pattern to all who came after him”. Your email address will not be published. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). He grew up in Clearwell in the Forest of Dean, and came to Bristol to start his career. [C A Weslager] The focused and observant gaze also injects a certain vivacity and presence into the bust. Whitson had shares in two ships, the Maryflower and the Seabrake (which would later give their names to houses at the The Red Maids’ School), that brought home enemy prizes in the 1590s. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). Nationalism also left its mark on Bissen’s art, and Bissen found his own style and niche in earnest with subjects such as The Danish soldier from 1850-51. I make plugins for WordPress then I write about them at Plugin Republic. When H.W. Get this from a library! 1 print ; 16 x 20 in. Edward James Roye N(1815-1872) Liberian (American-Born) Merchant And Politician Oil On Canvas 1864 By Thomas Sully Poster Print by (18 x 24): Amazon.sg: Home He also founded The Red Maid’s School. # Corning, Erastus, 1794-1872 Merchant, Politician. SCAN-TELE-01357963 All rights reserved. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Required fields are marked *. Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1860. The name field is required. Merchant and politician John Whitson (c. 1558 – 1629) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1605 and 1626. You may send this item to up to five recipients. 1 : a buyer and seller of commodities for profit : trader. Famous merchant and politician quotes Showing top results. Whitson was hurt by a fall from his horse, his head hitting an upturned nail by a Blacksmiths, which was the supposed cause of his death at the age of 71. Bissen would spend his whole life in the shadow of Thorvaldsen’s success, but the two colleagues often worked closely together. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. About the artist:When Herman Wilhelm Bissen left Slesvig to commence studies at the Danish Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen at the age of 18, it was with the intention of becoming a painter.