in Benezit Dictionary of Artists
January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 126 words.
French, 19th century, male.
Born 1822, in Joinville-le-Pont (Val-de-Marne); died 1889.
Painter (ceramics). Religious subjects.
François Gillet studied first under...
in Grove Art Online
August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 9845 words.
Closely spaced polychrome or monochrome particles (tesserae) of near uniform size embedded in a binder, such as mortar or cement. Mosaic has been used as a decorative medium on walls,...
Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.
(b Paris, 4 Aug 1839; d Paris, 4 Sept 1897). French jeweller. He was the son of the jeweller Alexis Falize (1811-98) and received his training (1856-71) in his father's firm. His early work...
in African American National Biography
January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1698 words.
artist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Anderson Johnson and Lizzie Jackson. When Johnson was ten years old, his father died of an unknown cause. Because his mother...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 574 words.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sargent Claude Johnson was the third of six children. His parents were Anderson Johnson, a Swedish immigrant, and Lizzie Jackson, who was of Native...