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Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator

Phillip R. Sloan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1587 words.

Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator, was born at Burcombe, near Bodmin, Cornwall, on 14 February 1775, and was baptized (as William Cleft) in the Bodmin...

Cockburn, James Pattison (1779–1847), army officer and watercolour painter

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 507 words.

Cockburn, James Pattison (1779–1847), army officer and watercolour painter, was born on 18 March 1779 in New York, the son of Colonel John Cockburn and his wife, Mary, daughter of Colonel...

Collins, Richard (d. 1732), portrait painter and topographical draughtsman

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 265 words.

Collins, Richard (d. 1732), portrait painter and topographical draughtsman, was the son of the Peterborough artist Richard Collins. He trained under the painter Michael Dahl. Based in...

Cosway [née Hadfield], Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist

Stephen Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 3571 words.

Cosway [née Hadfield], Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist, was born at her father's hotel,...

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer

Jill C. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1288 words.

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer, was born on 29 April 1887 at Kirkwall, Orkney, the fourth of four children of John Scott Cursiter (1850–1896),...

Dance, Nathaniel [afterwards Sir Nathaniel Holland, baronet] (1735–1811), painter and politician

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1699 words.

Dance, Nathaniel [afterwards Sir Nathaniel Holland, baronet] (1735–1811), painter and politician, was born on 18 May 1735 in Chiswell Street, London, the third son of George Dance the elder...

Darling, Jay Norwood

David L. Lendt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1306 words.

Darling, Jay Norwood (21 October 1876–12 February 1962), political cartoonist and conservationist, known as “Ding,” was born in Norwood, Michigan, the son of the Reverend Marcellus Warner...

Denholm, James (1772–1818), topographer and painter

Joanne Potier.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 278 words.

Denholm, James (1772–1818), topographer and painter, was born in Glasgow and educated at Glasgow Academy. He was taught drawing and geography and became a painter of miniatures and...

Douglas, Sir William Fettes (1822–1891), painter, antiquary, and curator

Joanna Soden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks. 967 words.

Douglas, Sir William Fettes (1822–1891), painter, antiquary, and curator, was born in the parish of St Cuthbert, Edinburgh, on 29 March 1822, eldest son of Douglas James Douglas, accountant...

Doyle, Henry Edward (1827–1892), painter and museum director

Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 845 words.

Doyle, Henry Edward (1827–1892), painter and museum director, was born in Dublin, the third of seven children of John Doyle (1797–1868) and his wife, Marianna Conan (d. 1832). John Doyle,...

Doyle, James William Edmund (1822–1892), illustrator and antiquary

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 831 words.

Doyle, James William Edmund (1822–1892), illustrator and antiquary, was born in London on 22 October 1822, the eldest of the four sons of the caricaturist John Doyle (1797–1868), who used...

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....

Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène

Ellen G. Miles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1305 words.

Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène (18 September 1737–?10 Oct. 1784), artist, collector, and museum proprietor, was born in Geneva, Switzerland, the son of Jean-Henri Ducimetière (also spelled...

Dyce, William (1806–1864), painter and educationist

Tim Barringer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 3868 words.

Dyce, William (1806–1864), painter and educationist, the fifth of fourteen children of William Dyce (1770–1836), a lecturer in medicine at Marischal College, was born on 19 September 1806...

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...

Elliott, William (fl. 1774–1794), naval officer and marine painter

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 421 words.

Elliott, William (fl. 1774–1794), naval officer and marine painter, was renowned for his paintings of naval actions of the 1780s. Of the two William Elliotts listed in the Royal Navy, it is...

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....

Few, Elsie Evelyn (1909–1980)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4 words.

See Rogers, Claude Maurice

Fielding, Felix Ferdinand Frederick Raffael (c. 1784–1853)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 5 words.

See Fielding, Newton Smith Limbird

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...