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Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983)

William Feaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2963 words.

Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983), originated in October 1934 when men, mainly coalminers, from Ashington, Northumberland, began classes in art appreciation. It was a...

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Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art. 475 words.

Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer, was also one of the first publishers of mezzotints. Of his parents and education nothing is known. In 1669 he wrote and...

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Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

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Chaplin, Ralph Hosea

Anne Huber Tripp.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1307 words.

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea (30 August 1887–23 May 1961), radical labor editor and artist, was born in Cloud County, Kansas, the son of Edgar Chaplin and Clara Bradford, farmers. Hard times forced...

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Drexel, Francis Martin

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 874 words.

Drexel, Francis Martin (07 April 1792–05 June 1863), investment banker and painter, was born in Dornbirn, Austria, the son of Franz Joseph Drexel, a merchant, and Magdalen Willhelm....

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Edmonds, Francis William

H. Nichols B. Clark.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1242 words.

Edmonds, Francis William (22 November 1806–07 February 1863), banker and artist, was born in Hudson, Columbia County, New York, the son of Samuel Edmonds, a military officer, and Lydia...

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Fella, Thomas (bap. 1556, d. 1639), draper and calligrapher

J. M. Blatchly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1040 words.

Fella, Thomas (bap. 1556, d. 1639), draper and calligrapher, was born at Bramfield, 2 miles south of Halesworth, Suffolk, and baptized at St Andrew's Church, Bramfield, on 8 November 1556....

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Frye, Thomas (1711/12–1762), portrait painter and porcelain manufacturer

Michael Wynne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1046 words.

Frye, Thomas (1711/12–1762), portrait painter and porcelain manufacturer, was born in Edenderry, King's county, Ireland, the second of the five sons and two daughters of John Fry...

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Greenwood, John (1727–1792), portrait painter and auctioneer

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Financial Aspects of Art. 1169 words.

Greenwood, John (1727–1792), portrait painter and auctioneer, was born on 7 December 1727 in Boston, Massachusetts, and baptized on 10 December in the Old North Church, Boston, the son of...

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Jenkins, Thomas (1722–1798), art dealer, painter, and banker

Annette Peach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2097 words.

Jenkins, Thomas (1722–1798), art dealer, painter, and banker, was probably born in December 1722 in Sidbury, Devon, one of the two sons of William Jenkins. His brother, William, later...

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