Lou to retire early because of this disease, Lou died two years after retiring from this disease. Not only was Lou Gehrig known for his disease, but as well for his amazing career in baseball. (Biography.com Editors) Henry Louis Gehrig was born in New York City in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, on June 19, 1903. His parents, Heinrich and Christina Gehrig, were German immigrants who had moved to their new country just a three years before having a son. A devoted parent, Christina had worked hard for her son’s athletic pursuits as well
Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter. At the age of twenty-three, he met Benjamin Franklin and got interested in engineering. Fulton wants someone to sponsor him to go to England. However, he wasn’t sponsor, so Robert decided to go to France to seek finical and constructional support. At, 1807, he made the first working
Edmund Charles Tarbell was an American Impressionist painter, and the painting entitled “In the Orchard” (1891) established his reputation as an Impressionist painter. His works can be found in approximately nine different museums. Edmund Charles was born in West Groton, Massachusetts on April 26, 1862, around the time of the American Civil War. Edmund Whitney Tarbell, Edmund Charles’s father, passed away in 1863 from the typhoid fever that he contracted during the war, causing Edmund Charles’s mother to remarry, and Edmund Charles and his sister left to be raised by their paternal grandparents in Groton. As Edmund Charles grew up, he would attend several classes pertaining to art, which led him to his academic career as an American Impressionist
This painting shows George Washington, then a general in the American Revolutionary War, crossing the Delaware River with his troops on the night of Dec. 25, 1776. The crossing immediately advanced Washington 's surprise attack on the Hessian forces in the Battle of Trenton. Although the painting portrays a historic part of the American Revolution, it was spuriously painted by Emanuel Leutze, an artist born in Germany. Moreover, where the original was actually painted. Viewing Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware painting evoked a great deal of emotion.
His parents wanted him to one day join the church as a minister so he also studied Hebrew to prepare for it. He graduated in 1740 and received his master’s degree in 1743 . After University, he opened a business with a £1000 loan that he got from his father, but he was not successful and he was soon out of money. He then worked for his father as a malt
Unfortunately, before age twelve both of his parents had passed away leaving him orphaned. In 1799, Fraunhofer moved in with Philipp Anton Weichselberger to apprentice for the court mirror maker/glass cutter. Weichselberger was, however, against Fraunhofer going to school or even reading. In the middle of July in 1801, Weichselberger’s house collapsed, but luckily both he and Fraunhofer survived. This accident caught the attention of Prince Elector Maximilian Joseph IV who appointed Fraunhofer to Joseph von Utzschneider.
Daguerreotype image processing was created in 1837 by Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre who was most famously known as a romantic painter, but quickly become the “Father of Photography”. Sadly the life of Daguerre and most of his work was lost in a fire that caught inside his laboratory on March 8, 1839. Less than 25 pieces are left of Dauguerre work between his paintings and photographs. Most of these are kept at various museums and galleries in England. The Daguerreotype is created by the use of a chemically treated piece of chopper plating.
The painting ‘Execution of the Defenders of Madrid’ is a painting that Goya done for a response to war. Goya painted this work when commissioned by the Spanish Government and it took him 6 years to complete, after the event took place. It was about Napoleons French soldiers in retaliation to the Spanish resistance. Goya really captures the emotion and horror with his tonal contrasts and strong colours. The audience can feel the empathy towards the man depicted in a white shirt, arms outstretched like Jesus dying on the cross.
Neel, a 20th Century American Portrait Artist, and social realist painted models for over 50 years before turning the attention to herself (Garb). Her Self-Portrait hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. When Neel painted her Self-Portrait, the 80 's pop culture had begun to populate (History.com) and women 's rights took on a more diverse
The Life of Tony Bennett Tony Bennett was born in Queens, New York August 3, 1926 with the name Anthony Dominick Benedetto ( Biography.com Editors ). He later wanted to change his name to something more simple. When Bennett was 10 years old his father passed away and he began to develop depression at this time. He went to the High School of Industrial Arts, but he had to drop out to help his family with finances ( Biography.com Editors ). In 1944 Tony served in the United States Army, and he served on the front lines as a rifleman ( Biography.com Editors ).
George Mueller was a liar and a thief who gave up a life of crime to raise and house Bristol 's orphans. Johann Georg Ferdinand Müller was born on September 27, 1805, in Prussia. He started scamming people and stealing from them as a teenager. He later stopped his crime record and left home to study at Halle University in Halle, Germany. There, he converted to Christianity and wanted to become a missionary.
Diego had a twin brother named Carlos, who died two years after they were born. Diego started painting one year after his twin brother died, on the walls of his home at the young age of three. Due to him painting on the walls, Diego’s parents installed chalk boards and canvases on them, for his pleasure. His paintings didn’t get serious until he was 10. Throughout Diego’s life he was married 5 different times.
Childhood & Career Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 to poor Scotts-Irish parents. Serving as a courier for the revolutionary forces at age 13, he witnessed the deaths of his family at the hands of disease and the British. Jackson, now an orphan, went to live with his uncles and study law. After later being admitted to the North Carolina bar, he became more rich and famous, joining the convention for writing a new Tennessee constitution. He was elected to the senate after serving two years as the first House of Representatives member from Tennessee, and resigned after just one year.