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Simeon Skillin, Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1756–1806).

Sculptor. The most proficient member of a Boston family enterprise, he enlarged the artisanal woodworking tradition to reflect fine art practice. By the 1790s he often...

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Skillin

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

American family of wood-carvers. Trained in wood-carving by their father, Simeon Skillin sr (1716–78), who was a prominent New England ship-carver, John Skillin (1745–1800) and Simeon...

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Simeon Skillin, Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1756–1806).

Sculptor. The most proficient member of a Boston family enterprise, he enlarged the artisanal woodworking tradition to reflect fine art practice. By the 1790s he often...

See overview in Oxford Index

Skillin, John, and Simeon Skillin Jr.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1745 words.

woodcarvers, were born in Boston, Massachusetts, the sons of Simeon Skillin, Sr., a woodcarver, and Ruth Philips. John, Simeon, and their brother Samuel apprenticed in the workshop that...

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Skillin, Simeon, Jr. (1756–1806)

Ann Lee Morgan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 229 words.

The most proficient member of a Boston family enterprise, he enlarged the artisanal woodworking tradition to reflect fine art practice.

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Skillin - wood-carvers

Donna J. Hassler.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 310 words.

American family of wood-carvers. Trained in wood-carving by their father, Simeon Skillin sr (1716–78), who was a prominent New England ship-carver, John Skillin (1745–1800) and Simeon...

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