Saturday, March 10, 2018

01 Paintings, PORTRAIT OF A LADY, of the 18th & 19th C., with Footnotes. #29

George Da Maduro Peixotto, American, 1858-1937 
Portrait of Marie-Aimee Roger-Miclos, Pianist, 1893 
Oil on canvas 
57 1/8 x 74 inches (145 x 188 cm) 
Private collection

Marie-Aimée Roger-Miclos ( Toulouse , 1860 - 1950 ) was a great French pianist. She studied piano at the Conservatory of her hometown and in Paris , earning a first prize in 1877 .

This led her to take part in public concerts, earning great successes in the Colonne and Lamoureux, in Paris, and in in the Conservatory. She was also applauded abroad, particularly in London , Brussels and several cities in America .She has a multitude of valuable recordings.

Shee also devoted himself to teaching. More on Marie-Aimée Roger-Miclos

George Da Maduro Peixotto (1859–1937), was a painter. Born in Cleveland, he received his art education in Dresden during his father's service in Romania. He became a notable portrait painter, executing portraits from life of Cardinal Manning, President McKinley, Chief Justice Waite, and John Hay, among others. His Grandchildren of Mark Hopkins won wide praise, and his Family Group was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1893. Peixotto's portrait of Sir Moses *Montefiore at the latter's centenary in 1884 hung in the Corcoran Gallery, and his painting of Julius *Bien hangs in the National Museum, Washington, D.C. Murals by him decorated the New Amsterdam Theater and the Criterion Club in New York City. More on George Da Maduro Peixotto

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