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Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History   By: (1870-1942)

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.]

[Illustration: Sarah Bernhardt as Cleopatra.]

GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of

THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 200 OF THE MOST PROMINENT PERSONAGES IN HISTORY

VOL. VIII.

Copyright, 1894, BY SELMAR HESS

edited by Charles F. Horne

[Illustration: Publisher's arm.]

New York: Selmar Hess Publisher

CONTENTS OF VOLUME VIII.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

MICHAEL ANGELO, Anna Jameson , 214 BEETHOVEN, C. E. Bourne , 319 SARAH BERNHARDT, H. S. Edwards , 382 ROSA BONHEUR, Clarence Cook , 276 EDWIN BOOTH, Clarence Cook , 370 CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN, Dutton Cook , 355 Letter from Miss Cushman to a young friend on the subject of "Self conquest," 362 LEONARDO DA VINCI, Anna Jameson , 209 GUSTAVE DORÉ, Kenyon Cox , 298 ALBERT DÜRER, W. J. Holland , 231 EDWIN FORREST, Lawrence Barrett , 349 DAVID GARRICK, Samuel Archer , 343 GÉRÔME, Clarence Cook , 281 HANDEL, C. E. Bourne , 302 HAYDN, C. E. Bourne , 315 WILLIAM HOGARTH, 247 JOSEPH JEFFERSON, Clarence Cook , 374 FRANZ LISZT, Rev. Hugh R. Haweis, M.A. , 332 MEISSONIER, Clarence Cook , 272 MENDELSSOHN, C. F. Bourne , 326 JEAN FRANÇOIS MILLET, Clarence Cook , 265 MOZART, C. E. Bourne , 308 PAGANINI, 325 ADELINA PATTI, Frederick F. Buffen , 378 PHIDIAS, Clarence Cook , 203 RACHEL, Dutton Cook , 363 RAPHAEL, Mrs. Lee , 221 REMBRANDT, Elizabeth Robins Pennell , 240 SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS, Samuel Archer , 250 DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI, Edmund Gosse , 287 RUBENS, Mrs. Lee , 236 THORWALDSEN, Hans Christian Andersen , 258 TITIAN, Giorgio Vasari , 226 GIUSEPPE VERDI, 342 RICHARD WAGNER, Franklin Peterson, Mus. Bac. , 338 BENJAMIN WEST, Martha J. Lamb , 254

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME VIII.

PHOTOGRAVURES

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST TO FACE PAGE

SARAH BERNHARDT AS CLEOPATRA, Georges Clairin Frontispiece MICHAEL ANGELO AND VITTORIA COLONNA, Hermann Schneider 220 ALBERT DÜRER VISITS HANS SACHS, Richard Gross 234 MARIE DE MEDICI AT THE HOUSE OF RUBENS, Florent Willems 240 CONNOISSEURS AT REMBRANDT'S STUDIO, Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel 244 MEISSONIER'S ATELIER, Georges Bretegnier 272 MOZART SINGING HIS REQUIEM, Thomas W. Shields 314 AN ANECDOTE ABOUT BEETHOVEN, Paul Leyendecker 322 FRANZ LISZT, Fortuné Joseph Seraphin Layraud 334 WAGNER AND HIS FRIENDS, Wilhelm Beckmann 340 RACHEL AS THE MUSE OF GREEK TRAGEDY, Jean Léon Gérôme 368 JOE JEFFERSON AS BOB ACRES, From life 376

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES

RAPHAEL INTRODUCED TO DA VINCI, Brune Pagès 212 LEO X... Continue reading book >>




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