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ID: 500004889
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500004889

 
Record Type: Person
Stillman, William James (American photographer, painter, and journalist, 1828-1901)

Note: Stillman worked as a landscape painter in New York City from 1848 to 1858. In 1859, he produced a series of photographs on the Adirondack region. That same year, moved to Europe and from 1861 to 1865, he served as the American consul in Rome. During this period he produced a series of topographical and architectural photographs of Rome and Florence. From 1865 to 1868, Stillman served as the consul in Crete (now Greece). In 1869, he moved to Athens where he photographed the Acropolis, and produced an album of prints entitled "The Acropolis of Athens; Illustrated Picturesquely and Architecturally in Photography" (London, 1870). In 1870, Stillman moved to London, where he associated with the Pre-Raphaelite artists. In 1874, he travelled to the United States and photographed in Cambridge, Massachusetts and along the Charles River. From 1886 to 1898, Stillman became the London Times newspaper correspondent for Italy and Greece. In 1898 Stillman retired to Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

Names:
Stillman, William James (preferred,V,index,LC)
William James Stillman (V,display)
Stillman, William J. (V)
Stillman, W. J. (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
journalist
photographer
art critic
painter
consultant

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Schenectady (Schenectady county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Surrey (England, United Kingdom) (county)

Events:
active:   1848-1858  New York state (United States) (state)
active:   1861-1865  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   1865-1868  KrĂ­ti region (Greece) (region (administrative division))
active:   1870-1898  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Stillman, Marie Spartali  
................  (English painter and artists' model, 1844-1927) [500000544]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Stillman, William James (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, painter, and journalist, 1828-1901) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(American consul in Crete, 1865-68; artist and photographer, 1828-1901) ..... [AVERY]
(American journalist, photographer, 1828-1901) ..... [BHA]
(American, 1828-1901) ..... [JPGM]
(American artist, 1828-1901) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1828-1901) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American consultants, 1828-1901) ..... [AVERY]
(American painter, 1828-1901) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1828-1901) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1828-1901) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Stillman, William J. ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Stillman, William James ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50036398
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Stillman, W. J. ........ [GRL]
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50036398
William James Stillman ........ [AVERY, CCA, MoMA Preferred, VP]
.............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50036398
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50036398
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  Lindquist-Cock, Stillman, Ruskin and Rossett (January 1979)
....................  Poetic Localities (1988) 9-26
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) v.1
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Xanthakis, History of Greek Photography (1988) 88-90
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Poetic Localities (1988) 9, 10, 20, 22-26
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