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Claude Lorrain

Overview page. Subjects: Language Reference — Art — History of Art — Art.

(c.1604/5–82).

French painter, draughtsman, and etcher who specialized in landscape. He was born at Chamagne (Toul)

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Grandma Moses

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Social and Cultural History — History of Art — Art — Language Reference.

(b nr. Greenwich, Washington County, NY, 7 Sept. 1860; d Hoosick Falls, NY, 13 Dec. 1961).

The most famous of American naive painters. She took up painting in her seventies...

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Hodgkin, John

Thomas Hodgkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Education; Linguistics. 573 words.

Hodgkin, John (1766–1845), grammarian and calligrapher, was born at Shipston-on-Stour, Worcestershire, on 11 February 1766, the son of John Hodgkin, shopkeeper and wool stapler, and his...

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Junius [Du Jon], Franciscus [Francis]

Sophie van Romburgh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Education; Linguistics. 1502 words.

Junius [Du Jon], Franciscus [Francis] (1591–1677), philologist and writer on art, was born at Heidelberg, Germany, on 29 January 1591, the youngest of the five children of Franciscus Junius...

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