genre painter

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a painter of scenes from everyday life

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The Blind Fiddler, The Village Politicians and The Rent Day were among the many paintings which established his reputation as a worthy successor to the much admired Dutch genre painters, such as Teniers.
In recent years the long-forgotten genre painter Moritz Oppenheim (1799-1882) has enjoyed increasing popularity.
He is a plein-air painter of Western landscapes, a genre painter of today's Western people, a studio painter of period subjects, and a cartoonist.
Early fame and an undiminished ego led to an invitation to join the French Royal Academy, as a genre painter, in 1755.
Aikema takes issue with a traditional interpretation of Bassano as essentially a genre painter who used religious subjects as a pretext for depicting the peasants and farm animals familiar to him in the rustic backwater where he lived.
A touring exhibition celebrates the work of America's first important genre painter and the light he casts on the life, mores, and politics of his day.
The first half of the book is a transcription of interviews by Fabian with the painter Tshibumba Kanda Mutulu, described by Fabian as a Shaba genre painter. In the best postmodern style, Fabian has transcribed the ethnographic subject's voice, in a narrative which covers nearly 200 pages, with photographs of more than 100 paintings which are described individually by Tshibumba.
His career as a genre painter had been destroyed by the policy of Frederick Leighton, PRA from 1878, who preferred large classical machines to genre scenes of English life.(8) For James Lobley, as for the returning holiday-makers of Edwin Drood, 'the great black city cast its shadow on the waters, and its dark bridges spanned them as death spans life'.
Through his deliberate arrangement of form, color, and lighting, and his assimilation of the techniques of Northern Renaissance painting, Prior establishes himself as a contemporary genre painter.
Before dismissing Wynfield as merely another competent but insipid 19th-century genre painter, his photographic output has to be considered.
ABOUT THE ARTIST Born in Paris as the son of a carpenter, Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) would become widely accepted as the greatest still-life and genre painter of the 18th century.
Although Weeks does not consider this, it is clear Lewis was always going to be a genre painter. Flad he not gone to Egypt in 1841 and discovered one could live well there for much less than in Europe, the suspicion is that he might easily have become one of those artists who produced images of carousing monks or gallant Cavalier soldiers.
Major figures like Turner and Constable are naturally given extended treatment, but a minor figure like William Collins (a friend of the genre painter David Wilkie, after whom he named his better known son, the novelist Wilkie Collins) is given thoughtful and sympathetic consideration - more sympathetic, perhaps, than the examples of his work shown here seem to justify.
Among the highlights of Master Paintings Week is A Nurse and a Child in the Foyer of an elegant Townhouse by Dutch genre painter Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-82; Fig.
Charles Robert Leslie was an Anglo-American genre painter who specialised in cabinet pictures on literary or historical themes, such as Sancho Panza in the Apartment of the Duchess (1843-44).