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Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter

W. C. Monkhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 493 words.

Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter, was the son of Samuel Agas of St Andrew's parish, Holborn. The family was originally from Stoke by Nayland in Suffolk. Samuel...

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Alexander, John White

Martin R. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1311 words.

Alexander, John White (07 October 1856–31 May 1915), artist, was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, the son of John Alexander and Fanny Smith. Alexander’s father died soon after his...

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Beverly, William Roxby (1810?–1889), scene-painter

W. J. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1505 words.

Beverly, William Roxby (1810?–1889), scene-painter, was born at Richmond, Surrey, probably in 1810, the youngest son of William Beverly or Beverley (1764/5–1842) and his wife, Mary...

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Burford, Robert (1791–1861), panorama painter and proprietor

Ralph Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 734 words.

Burford, Robert (1791–1861), panorama painter and proprietor, was the son of John Burford, a panorama proprietor. Both Robert Burford and his father worked for Robert Barker (1739–1806),...

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Capon, William (1757–1827), scene-painter, architectural draughtsman, and architect

Richard Riddell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 834 words.

Capon, William (1757–1827), scene-painter, architectural draughtsman, and architect, was born in Norwich on 6 October 1757, the son of Christopher Capon, portrait painter, and his wife,...

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Carver, Robert (d. 1791), landscape and scene-painter

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 679 words.

Carver, Robert (d. 1791), landscape and scene-painter, was born in Dublin, the son of Richard Carver (d. 1754), a history and landscape painter of some merit. Robert Carver studied under...

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Craven, Hawes (1837–1910), scene painter

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1211 words.

Craven, Hawes (1837–1910), scene painter, was born Henry Hawes Craven Green on 3 July 1837 at Kirkgate, Leeds. His parents, James Green (d. 1881), a comedian, and Eliza Craven Green...

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Dall, Nicholas Thomas (d. 1776), decorative artist and scene-painter

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 709 words.

Dall, Nicholas Thomas (d. 1776), decorative artist and scene-painter, was of Scandinavian origin. Nothing is known of his parentage or early life; however, he probably studied in Bologna in...

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Devoto, John (fl. 1708–1752), painter and scene designer

Christopher Baugh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1326 words.

Devoto, John (fl. 1708–1752), painter and scene designer, was referred to as being French during his lifetime, but his parents were probably Italian and the name has Genoese connections. It...

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Enters, Angna

Jacqueline Maskey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1315 words.

Enters, Angna (28 April 1897–25 February 1989), dance-mime, painter, and writer, was born Anita Irene Enters in New York City, the daughter of Edward Enters, a businessman, and Henriette...

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