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Andreotti, Federigo or Frederico

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1295 words.

Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 March 1847, in Florence; died 1930.

Painter, watercolourist, fresco artist. Allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits,...

Arcabas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art. 327 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 1926, in Frémery (Moselle).

Painter, sculptor, decorative designer. Figure compositions, religious subjects, landscapes. Murals, church...

Art Deco

Suzanne Tise.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 2648 words.

Descriptive term applied to a style of decorative arts that was widely disseminated in Europe and the USA during the 1920s and 1930s. Derived from the style made popular by the...

Art Nouveau

Michèle Lavallée.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 5620 words.

[Fr.: ‘new art’]

Decorative style of the late 19th century and the early 20th that flourished principally in Europe and the USA. Although it influenced painting and sculpture,...

Arts and Crafts Movement

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 5224 words.

Informal movement in architecture and the decorative arts that championed the unity of the arts, the experience of the individual craftsman, and the qualities of materials and...

Ashbee, C(harles) R(obert)

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 986 words.

(b Isleworth, Middx, May 17, 1863; d Godden Green, Kent, May 23, 1942).

English designer, writer, architect and social reformer . He was educated at King’s College, Cambridge....

Assyrian Revival

Frederick N. Bohrer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1598 words.

Style of the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th, inspired by Assyrian artefacts of the 9th to 7th centuries bc. These were first brought to public attention through the...

Baccio del Bianco, Luigi

Alfonso Rodríguez Ceballos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Scenography; Renaissance Art. 696 words.

(b Florence, Oct 31, 1604; d Madrid, July 1657).

Italian painter, draughtsman, engineer and stage designer, active also in central Europe and Spain . He was a pupil of...

Barbey, Maurice

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 106 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born c. 1880, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes, urban views. Murals, decorative panels, stage costumes, posters.

Maurice Barbey worked in...

Batbedat, Vincent

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 576 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 17 August 1932, in Poyanne (Landes).

Sculptor, draughtsman. Monuments, jewels.

Neo-Constructivism.

Vincent Batbedat...