Palissy


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Palissy

(French palisi)
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(Biography) Bernard (bɛrnar). 1510–89, French Huguenot potter and writer on natural history, noted for his rustic glazed earthenware: died in the Bastille
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Rose despised this taste at first, but soon got interested in Livingstone's adventures, Hobson's stirring life in India, and the brave trials and triumphs of Watt and Arkwright, Fulton, and "Palissy, the Potter." The true, strong books helped the dreamy girl; her faithful service and sweet patience touched and won the boy; and long afterward both learned to see how useful those seemingly hard and weary hours had been to them.
The rest of the furniture of this privileged apartment consisted of old cabinets, filled with Chinese porcelain and Japanese vases, Lucca della Robbia faience, and Palissy platters; of old arm-chairs, in which perhaps had sat Henry IV.
The lid of the soup-tureen drew a momentary glance from Genestas; he noticed that it was surmounted by a group of vegetables in high relief, skilfully colored after the manner of Bernard Palissy, the celebrated sixteenth century craftsman.
Among their topics are feeling divine nature: natural history, emotion, and Benard Palissy's knowledge practice; natural history and divertissement: J.
Follower of Bernard Palissy. Platter, late 16th century.
The starting point for the show, according to Grasso's exhibition statement, was the dramatist Victorien Sardou's etching Quartier des Animaux chez Zoroastre de Bernard Palissy (Zoroaster's Animal Quarters by Bernard Palissy), ca.
WE RECENTLY sold an interesting and very typical item of Palissy ware.
The cup and saucer was specially made for Twining & Company Ltd by Palissy, a subsidiary of RoyalWorcester Spode Limited.
For the Great Exhibition of 1851 they created a related style of pottery which used transparent lead glazes instead of opaque tin glazes and which they named Palissy ware.
Webster's fascination with water, and the textures and surfaces of the natural environment led her to research Bernard Palissy's late renaissance ceramic nature forms.
The first two parts consume about 700 pages and explore the impact of Bernard Palissy's (ca.1510-90) doctrines of hidden Protestant artisan resistance in Catholic France, especially in the Aunis-Saintonge region of southwestern France.
Bernard Palissy and Philibert de l'Orme each have a chapter, and Jean Bullant, Olivier de Serres, Jacques Boyceau, Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, and Salomon de Brosse share a chapter under second-generation" Calvinist architects.