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Aa, Dirk van der

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art. 264 words.

Dutch, 18th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1731, in The Hague; died 1809.

Painter, decorative artist. Allegorical subjects.

Dirck van...

Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von

C. Höper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 2136 words.

(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, March 4, 1615).

German painter and draughtsman, active also in Italy and Bohemia. One of the foremost painters of the circle gathered at the Prague...

Aalto, Alvar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art. 401 words.

Finnish, 20th century, male.

Born 3 February 1898, in Kuortane; died 11 May 1976, in Helsinki.

Architect, designer, painter, draughtsman, watercolourist. Figures,...

Aas, Nils

Ingeborg Wikborg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 751 words.

(Sigurd)

(b Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, April 21, 1933).

Norwegian sculptor, designer and medallist. He became familiar with handicraft in his father’s furniture workshop....

Abacco, Antonio dell'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 80 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1495, in Vercelli.

Engraver.

A pupil of the distinguished Roman architect Antonio da Sangallo, Antonio dell'Abacco soon...

Abacco, Antonio di Mario dell'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 61 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Active at the end of the 16th and at the beginning of the 17th centuries.

Born in Rome.

Painter.

Son of the line engraver...

Abadie-Landel, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art. 74 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1896, in Paris; died 23 September 1972.

Painter, decorative designer. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Abadie-Landel was a...

Aballain, Arthur

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 197 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1944, in Rocroi (Ardennes).

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

A...

Aba-Novák, Vilmos

S. Kontha.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 572 words.

(b Budapest, March 15, 1894; d Budapest, Sept 29, 1941).

Hungarian painter, draughtsman and etcher. He trained as a drawing teacher at the College of Fine Arts, Budapest...

Abate, Nicolò dell’

Dorigen Caldwell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1803 words.

[Abbate, Niccolò dell’]

(b Modena, 1509–12; d ?Fontainebleau, 1571).

Italian painter and draughtsman. He was one of the most important artists of the first...