Sir Isaac Pennington (1745–1817) was an English physician, of whom there are two portraits in the National Portrait Gallery.
Isaac Pennington was educated at Sedbergh School and St John's College, Cambridge.From 1773 to 1817 he was physician to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and from 1793 to 1817 Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University.
Isaac Rosenberg was an English poet and artist. His Poems from the Trenches are recognized as some of the most outstanding poetry written during the First World War.
Edward Hodges Baily was an English sculptor who was born in Downend in Bristol.
Gerrit Dou, also known as Gerard and Douw or Dow, was a Dutch Golden Age painter, whose small, highly polished paintings are typical of the Leiden fijnschilders. He specialised in genre scenes and is noted for his trompe l'oeil "niche" paintings and candlelit night-scenes with strong chiaroscuro. He was a student of Rembrandt.
The Regius Professorship of Physic is one of the oldest professorships at the University of Cambridge, founded by Henry VIII in 1540. "Physic" is an old word for medicine , not physics.
Peter Oliver was an English miniaturist.
Thomas Flatman was an English poet and miniature painter. There were several editions of his Poems and Songs (1674). One of his self-portraits is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. A portrait of Charles II is in the Wallace Collection, London. His miniatures are noted for their vitality.
Robert Feke was an American portrait painter born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. According to art historian Richard Saunders, "Feke’s impact on the development of Colonial painting was substantial, and his pictures set a new standard by which the work of the next generation of aspiring Colonial artists was judged." In total, about 60 paintings by Feke survive, twelve of which are signed and dated.
Isaac Penington may refer to:
Leonard Carmichael was an American educator and psychologist. In addition, he became the seventh secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1953.
Matthew Harris Jouett was a noted American portrait painter, famous for painting portraits including Thomas Jefferson, George Rogers Clark and Lafayette.
Penington is a surname indicating a family origin in Pennington, Lancashire; Pennington, Cumbria; or Pennington, Hampshire. Some members of the family changed the spelling to Pennington in the 14th century.
Marcus Gheeraerts was a Flemish artist working at the Tudor court, described as "the most important artist of quality to work in England in large-scale between Eworth and Van Dyck" He was brought to England as a child by his father Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder, also a painter. He became a fashionable portraitist in the last decade of the reign of Elizabeth I under the patronage of her champion and pageant-master Sir Henry Lee. He introduced a new aesthetic in English court painting that captured the essence of a sitter through close observation. He became a favorite portraitist of James I's queen Anne of Denmark, but fell out of fashion in the late 1610s.
The Revd Dr Abraham Capadose or Capadoce was a Dutch physician and Calvinist writer. A Jewish convert to Christianity from 1822 onwards, he was part of the Dutch Réveil circle that also included da Costa and Willem de Clercq.
Henry Ainslie was a physician. He was the son of the Kendal phsician James Ainslie. Educated at Hawkshead Grammar School and then Pembroke College, Cambridge, he became a fellow of Pembroke in 1782, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1795. He was a Junior Commissioner for Madhouses in 1797 and 1798, and a Senior Commissioner in 1809 and 1817.
Nathan Cooper Branwhite was an English miniature portrait painter, watercolourist and engraver who was a member of the Bristol School of artists. He was Bristol's leading miniature portrait painter in the 1820s.
Henry Monro (1791–1814) was a British painter, associated with the Monro 'Academy' founded by his father Thomas Monro (1759–1833).
Christopher Green (1652–1741) was a Cambridge academic, Regius Professor of Physic from 1700 to 1741.
Sir Busick Harwood was an English physician who became Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge.
John Haviland was a professor of medicine at Cambridge University's St John's College and a mainstay of the Cambridge Medical School through a difficult period.
Newton, sometimes known as Newton after Blake, is a 1995 work by the sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi. The large bronze sculpture is displayed on a high plinth in the piazza outside the British Library in London.
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