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Alexander Nasmyth

male / Scottish
Qualifications
architect, painter, watercolorist
Nationality/school
Scottish
Born
Edinburgh 1758-09-09
Deceased
Edinburgh 1840-04-10
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
alle zes dochters van Nasmyth (Jane, Barbara, Margaret, Elizabeth, Anne en Charlotte) waren professionele kunstenaars en assisteerden hun vader bij zijn werk; ook zijn zonen James en Patrick werden schilder
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1778 - 1840
vanaf ca. 1778 tot 1840
Active in
  • Haarlem
    afbeelding: Amsterdamse Poort, Haarlem
  • Italië 1783 - 1784
    bezocht de verschillende kunststeden
  • Rome 1783 - 1784
  • Londen (Engeland) 1799
    Naysmith schilderde de bouw van de Royal Institution, 21 Albermarle Street in London, die plaats had in 1799.
  • Edinburgh 1803
    In 1803 poseerde Robert Burns voor Naysmith in Edinburgh, portret in Scottish National Gallery.
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
architecture (genre), conversation pieces, animal painting (genre), genre, landscape (as genre), italianate, portrait, cityscape, topography
in 1792 gaf Nasmyth het portretschilderen op en ging hij zich toeleggen op landschappen
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2019-01-13

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