Though Impressionism has often been identified as the quintessential late 19th century art, its appeal remains for an early 21st century public. Among the recent practitioners of this style was Richard Earl Thompson. In 1874, a critic coined the term "Impressionists" for a group of radical young French painters whose work was characterized by broken brushwork, a high-key palette, and the use of painterly techniques to evoke qualities of light and color and whose subjects were scenes from casual, everyday life. American artists...
North Carolina's most recognized and successful living artist, Bob Timberlake lives among the rolling hills of the Piedmont from which he draws inspiration for his paintings. Born in 1937 in Salisbury, North Carolina, Timberlake's artistic abilities were evident at an early age. When only 15, he won an art contest sponsored by Ford Motor Company. However, after his graduation from the University of Chapel Hill in 1959, he went to work in a series of family businesses. A visit with renowned neo-realist artist...
Born in Boston, the son of Thomas Tyler, Andrew began his apprenticeship at an early age, the exact date being unknown. He married Miriam Pepperell, sister of Sir William Pepperell, and during the period 1720-27 served as a scavenger (toll collector), assessor, and fire-ward for the city of Boston. He served three years as a selectman (1729-32) and was a member of the church in Brattle Square. Tyler's daughter married Captain David Ochterlony, and their son later became a distinguished British general in...
There is little information available on the life of George Tyler. He was born about 1740, and, according to one source, is believed to have carried on t he business of his grandfather, Andrew Tyler after the later died in 1741. Since George was only a year old at that time, it seems more likely that someone else carried on his grandfather's business, at least until George became a freeman about 1761.