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Macpherson [née Bate], Gerardine [Geddie]

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 776 words.

Macpherson [née Bate], Gerardine [Geddie] (1830/31–1878), biographer and book illustrator, was born probably in London, the elder child of Henry Bate, a Leicester artist, and his wife,...

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Roerich, Nicholas

Edgar Lansbury.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Biographical Studies. 1475 words.

Roerich, Nicholas (09 October 1874–13 December 1947), artist, author, humanitarian, was born Nicholas Konstantinovich Roerich in St. Petersburg, Russia, the son of Konstantin Roerich, a...

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Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown

Angela Thirlwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1258 words.

Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown (1843–1894), painter and biographer, was born on 19 July 1843 in Paris, only daughter of Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893), the painter, and his first wife and...

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Ruzicka, Rudolph

Elton W. Hall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Graphic Design and Typography; Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 946 words.

Ruzicka, Rudolph (29 June 1883–20 July 1978), artist, typographer, and author, was born in Kourim in central Bohemia, the son of Václav Ruzicka, a tailor, and Josefa Reichman. Accompanying...

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