Definition of Prix de Rome

1. Noun. 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.

Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels



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Literary usage of Prix de Rome

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... which in 1801 won the •' Prix de Rome". But instead of being a living historical or poetical scene, this painting is but a collection of studies, ..."

2. My Recollections by Jules Massenet, Harry Villiers Barnett (1919)
"CHAPTER III THE GRAND Prix de Rome So I had won the first prize on the piano. I was doubtless as fortunate as I was proud, but it was out of the ..."

3. My Recollections by Jules Massenet, Harry Villiers Barnett (1919)
"CHAPTER HI THE GRAND Prix de Rome So I had won the first prize on the piano. I was doubtless as fortunate as I was proud, but it was out of the question for ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The Prix de Rome was founded by Louis XIV. in 1000. Its purpose was to educate promising ... The artistic value of the Prix de Rome is a disputed question. ..."

5. A History of French Painting from Its Earliest to Its Latest Practice by Clara Cornelia Harrison Stranahan (1888)
"A second Prix de Borne and a second second Prix de Rome are also awarded, but serve only to put the recipients en route more certainly for winning the first ..."

6. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"He was a " prix de Rome," —too often an honor that brings with it no substantial reward. He was a "prix de Rome," as was the unfortunate described by ..."

7. Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of by Leander Jan De Bekker (1908)
"... turing the prix de Rome, 1819; but Phylo, both Philadelphia musicians, before leaving for Italy he composed The words were written in 1798 by a De ..."

8. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1911)
"GRAND Prix de Rome HE Touring Club Italiano who are promoting a Long- Distance Race from Venice to Rome have asked Mr. Thomas Fleming Day to act as their ..."

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