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Beverley, Robert of (d. 1285), master mason and sculptor

Christopher Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 639 words.

Beverley, Robert of (d. 1285), master mason and sculptor, is first recorded in 1253, when he received £1 12s. for carving four vault-bosses for Westminster Abbey. In 1259 he was paid 3s....

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Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors

Adam White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 943 words.

Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors, worked in London. William Cure the elder (1514/15–1579) was born in Holland and was brought over to England in 1541 or...

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Hollins, William (1763–1843), architect and sculptor

Michael Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 764 words.

Hollins, William (1763–1843), architect and sculptor, was born at Shifnal, Shropshire, on 18 March 1763, the son of John and Mary Hollins. He married c.1783 Catherine (1764–1831), daughter...

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Lovell, James (d. 1778), sculptor and interior decorator

Michael McCarthy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving. 947 words.

Lovell, James (d. 1778), sculptor and interior decorator, was active from the mid-1740s. Nothing is known of his birth, parentage, or childhood. His work shows stylistic affinities with...

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Marshall, Edward (1597/8–1675), sculptor and master mason

Adam White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 846 words.

Marshall, Edward (1597/8–1675), sculptor and master mason, was apprenticed to John Clerke under the auspices of the Masons' Company of London; he became free of the company in 1627, a...

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Meštrović, Ivan

Robert Wilson Torchia.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 1134 words.

Meštrović, Ivan (15 August 1883–16 January 1962), sculptor and architect, was born in Vrpolje, Croatia, the son of Mate Meštrović, a poor migrant farmworker and stonemason, and Marte...

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Paine, James (1745–1829), architect, sculptor, and artist

W. A. van S. Papworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 896 words.

Paine, James (1745–1829), architect, sculptor, and artist, was baptized at Pontefract, Yorkshire, on 28 August 1745, the only child of James Paine (bap. 1717?, d. 1789), architect, then of...

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Pearce, Edward (c. 1635–1695), architect and sculptor

Katharine Eustace.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 2340 words.

Pearce, Edward (c. 1635–1695), architect and sculptor, was the son of Edward Pearce (d. 1658), a painter and member of the Painter–Stainers' Company who was employed on the interiors at...

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Rattee, James (1820–1855), woodcarver and mason

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Forms; Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 398 words.

Rattee, James (1820–1855), woodcarver and mason, was born at Fundenhall, Norfolk. Of his parents, nothing is known. He was apprenticed to a carpenter and joiner of Norwich, named Ollett. He...

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Rope, Ellen Mary (1855–1934), sculptor and plaster designer

Fiona Darling-Glinski.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving. 1130 words.

Rope, Ellen Mary (1855–1934), sculptor and plaster designer, was born on 14 March 1855 in Blaxhall, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, the seventh of nine children of George Rope (1814–1912), farmer...

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