Prix de Rome

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Noun1.Prix de Rome - an annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians and architects; the winner in each category receives support for a period of study in Rome
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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A gifted draughtsman, Knights (1899-1947) was a star student at the Slade School of Fine Art and the first woman to win the Prix de Rome.
He received the first Prix de Rome and the first Fulbright/Hays grant ever awarded to a photographer, two Guggenheim fellowships and three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
He was accepted into the renowned Ecole des BeauxArts in 1844 where he worked fervently to win the prestigious Prix de Rome.
Debussy won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1884, at just 22 years of age for his cantata L'Enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Child).
Debussy, at the age of 22 years, won the Grand Prix de Rome with his cantata L'Enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Child), the Independent reports.
His work was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 Venice Biennale for Architecture, and he has been recognized by the Prix de Rome in Architecture, VIDA 11.
In 1934 he was also awarded the coveted Grand prix de Rome for his oratorio Legende de Roukmani.
Su pericia y buena fortuna lo hicieron merecedor del Prix de Rome que consistia en una estadia de 3 anos en la Ciudad Eterna, dedicado integramente a componer.
He won the Prix de Rome in 1752, after which he spent six years studying in Rome and Venice, where he was deeply influenced by the work of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770).
He set himself the task of winning a coveted composition prize, the Prix de Rome, which brought with it a five-year pension.
Deferring to the past can be challenge, but the new architecture succeeds on its own terms, and the project recently won the 2010 Piranesi Prix de Rome, prevailing over 17 other contenders including Rafael Moneo and Gigon/Guyer Architekten.
Bouguereau's Frere et Soeur is a work inspired by the artist's travels in Italy after he won the Prix de Rome in 1850 and is estimated to sell for above $1-1.