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Admont Abbey

A. Gerhardt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 18th-Century Art; Christian Art; Renaissance Art. 473 words.

Benedictine abbey on the River Enns in Styria, Austria. It was founded in the mid-11th century by Bishop Gebhard from Salzburg, endowed by St Henna von Gurk, Gräfin von Friessach (d 1045...

Alart [Allart] du Hameel

Frans Jozef van der Vaart.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 850 words.

[de Hameel; de Hamel; Duhameel; Duhamel; du Hamel; Duhamiel; Dumeel; van Hameel]

(b c. 1449; d Antwerp, before Jan 27, 1507).

South Netherlandish architect...

Alcobaça Abbey

Lucília Verdelho da Costa.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 18th-Century Art; Christian Art; Renaissance Art. 1494 words.

Cistercian abbey in Portugal. The abbey, dedicated to S Maria, was founded as part of the policy of repopulation and territorial improvement of the first king of Portugal, Alfonso I (regnull...

Alessi, Andrea

Samo Štefanac.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; Renaissance Art. 550 words.

[Aleši, Andrija; Alexii, Andreas; Andrea di Niccolò da Durazzo]

(b Dürres, c. 1425; d Split, 1504).

Dalmatian sculptor and architect of Albanian birth. Although he is...

Algarve

Kirk Ambrose.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 392 words.

Southern-most region of mainland Portugal. Its name is derived from ‘the West’ in Arabic. This region has relatively few medieval buildings: devastating earthquakes in 1722 and 1755...

Andrea (di Guido) da Fiesole

Maria Cristina Chiusa.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 289 words.

[de Fesulis]

(fl c. 1393; d 1427).

Italian sculptor and architect, sometimes confused with Andrea (di Piero) Ferrucci (1465–1526), who was also known as...

Appelmans [Appelman], Peter

Krista de Jonge.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 253 words.

(b Antwerp, before 1373; d Antwerp, May 15, 1434).

South Netherlandish architect. He was the son of Jan Appelmans (d Antwerp, between 1 April and 28 Sept 1395), who worked on...

Arnold von Westfalen

Verena Beaucamp.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 653 words.

[Bestürling; Westfal; Westfäling von Meissen; Westphalen; Westveling]

(b ?Leipzig, 1425; d Meissen, May 4, 1480).

German architect. He probably came from the respected...

Astrology in medieval art

Sophie Page.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Renaissance Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 869 words.

Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both...

Battagio da Lodi, Giovanni di Domenico

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 71 words.

Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Milan.

Architect, sculptor.

Battagio designed the Renaissance gateway of Palazzo Landi in Piacenza, now the city's...