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The Academy of Baccio Bandinelli

The Academy of Baccio Bandinelli

Baccio Bandinelli (1493–1560), a Florentine sculptor and life-long rival of Michelangelo, commissioned this engraving from the printmaker Enea Vico (1523–1567) to celebrate his achievements and pretensions as a... more

Academy Study of a Young Man

Academy Study of a Young Man

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Louis XIV Visiting the Royal Academy of Sciences

Louis XIV Visiting the Royal Academy of Sciences

Sébastien Leclerc I (French, Metz 1637–1714 Paris)

Charles III of Spain, as Protector of the Royal Academy of Mexico

Charles III of Spain, as Protector of the Royal Academy of Mexico

Medalist: Geronimo Antonio Gil (1732–1798) Made in Mexico

Academy of Ancient Music

Academy of Ancient Music

Medalist: Richard Yeo (British, ca. 1720–1779 London)

An Academy by Lamplight

An Academy by Lamplight

In a stone chamber containing the "Nymph with a Shell and Borghese Gladiator," six fancifully dressed young artists have assembled to sketch by lamp-light. The virtuoso realism—exemplified by the chipped stone ... more

The Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts

A number of famous members of London’s Royal Academy are seen here before two nude models in a life studio. Sir Joshua Reynolds stands in the center with his ear trumpet, Benjamin West is to the left, his left ... more

The Infant Academy

The Infant Academy

Josiah Wedgwood (British, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent 1730–1795 Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent)

Gustavus III, King of Sweden (b. 1746, r. 1771–92) and Louise Ulrika, his mother (1720–1782), as founders of the Swedish Academy
Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - taken from the hill S.W. of the academy

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - ...

Print shows panoramic view of farms and farmland with the Delaware River in the background.

The Life Class of the Vienna Academy

The Life Class of the Vienna Academy

Members of the Vienna Academy are represented sketching, painting, and sculpting from a live model. Quadal, who specialized in portraits and animal subjects, sits sketching in the right foreground. Jacobé taugh... more

Dutch Academy

Dutch Academy

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The Sculptor [Preparations for the Academy, Old Joseph Nollekens and his Venus]

The Sculptor [Preparations for the Academy, Old Joseph Nollekens and h...

Rowlandson caricatures Sir Joseph Nollekens, who sculptures of classical gods and contemporary busts helped popularize Neoclassical taste in Britain. The sculptor’s collection of plaster and terracotta casts an... more

Award of the Academy of Fine Arts Award, Rio de Janeiro

Award of the Academy of Fine Arts Award, Rio de Janeiro

Medalist: Z. Ferrez (1831–) Possibly made in Portugal; Possibly made in Brazil

Alfred Comte de Vigny (1797–1863), French poet and Member of the Academy

Alfred Comte de Vigny (1797–1863), French poet and Member of the Acade...

Pierre-Jean David d’Angers was the most prolific and one of the most important French sculptors of the first half of the nineteenth century. Throughout his almost fifty-year career (1819–1856) David remained tr... more

The Drawing Academy at the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam

The Drawing Academy at the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam

The Felix Meritis Society opened in Amsterdam in the late eighteenth century to promote the arts and sciences. (Its name translates as "happiness through merit.") The society’s drawing classroom was outfitted f... more

Gathering Flowers Academy

Gathering Flowers Academy

This ink tablet is from a sixty-four-tablet set (30.76.216–.279) commissioned by the Jiaqing emperor from the Studio for Appreciating the Antique (Jiangu Zhai) manufactory of the Wang Jinsheng family in Huizhou... more

Portrait of François Coppée of the French Academy & Legion of Honor

Portrait of François Coppée of the French Academy & Legion of Honor

Alexandre-Louis-Marie Charpentier (French, Paris 1856–1909 Neuilly)

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imperial Majesty Alexander 1st. by his much obliged humble servant J.A. Atkinson / drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson, from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences.

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imper...

Print showing panoramic view of St. Petersburg, including Academy of Arts, colleges, Cronstad (i.e., Kronshtadt), warehouses, and the Gottorp Globe.

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House (Microcosm of London, pl. 1)

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House (Microcosm of L...

Designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House

Caricature of large group of men drawing nude male model.

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House

Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, Somerset House

Designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Portrait of Sam Lovill, the Porter at the Royal Academy

Portrait of Sam Lovill, the Porter at the Royal Academy

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (British, London 1802–1873 London)

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking North

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking North

Attributed to George Catlin (1796–1872)

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking South

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking South

Attributed to George Catlin (1796–1872)

Edinburgh Academy from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh Academy from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views;...

This image has been taken from scan 000161 from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquiti... more

Royal Academy of Arts Medal

Royal Academy of Arts Medal

Medalist: William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Pierre Paul Royer-Collard (1763–1845), French editor, philosopher, statesman, and Member of the Academy

Pierre Paul Royer-Collard (1763–1845), French editor, philosopher, sta...

Pierre-Jean David d’Angers was the most prolific and one of the most important French sculptors of the first half of the nineteenth century. Throughout his almost fifty-year career (1819–1856) David remained tr... more

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Print shows the front façade of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building, with tree on the left, circular drive and lawn in front; labeled Share $50. No. 17. It is inscribed to "Francis Hopkinson" and... more

Henri Auguste Barbier (1805–1882), French poet, Member of the Academy

Henri Auguste Barbier (1805–1882), French poet, Member of the Academy

Pierre-Jean David d’Angers was the most prolific and one of the most important French sculptors of the first half of the nineteenth century. Throughout his almost fifty-year career (1819–1856) David remained tr... more

Xavier Marmier (1809–1892), French soldier, traveler, Member of the Academy

Xavier Marmier (1809–1892), French soldier, traveler, Member of the Ac...

Pierre-Jean David d’Angers was the most prolific and one of the most important French sculptors of the first half of the nineteenth century. Throughout his almost fifty-year career (1819–1856) David remained tr... more

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the American Navy, now at Naval Academy school, Annapolis, Md.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the A...

Photograph shows the Tripoli Naval Monument on the grounds of United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Moved in 1860 to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

United States Military Academy: Song of the Graduates

United States Military Academy: Song of the Graduates

After James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

View from the French Academy at the Villa Medici

View from the French Academy at the Villa Medici

Trained at the Venetian Academy as a vedutista, a painter of perspectival city views, Caneva moved to Rome in 1838 and quickly distinguished himself amid an international group of artists who gathered at the fa... more

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, New York City

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, ...

Signora Frezzolini, half-length portrait, facing left.