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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....

Aesslinger, Hans

Jeffrey Chipps Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 422 words.

(b ?Munich, fl 1535; d Munich, 1567).

German sculptor, mason and medallist. In 1536 he became a master sculptor in Munich and shortly afterwards entered the service of Ludwig X,...

Alan of Walsingham

Matthew Woodworth.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 294 words.

(b Walsingham, Norfolk; d Ely, Cambs, 1363).

English cleric, architect, and goldsmith. Already an accomplished goldsmith when first recorded as monk of Ely Cathedral in 1314,...

Altenstetter, David

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Renaissance Art. 21 words.

German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Augsburg in 1570.

Born c. 1547, in Colmar; died 1617, in Augsburg.

Enameller, goldsmith.

Aluminium

Mark Firth and Louis Skoler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 2835 words.

Silvery white metal. The third most abundant element in the earth’s crust (after oxygen and silicon), aluminium is found only in the form of its compounds, such as alumina or aluminium...

Andrea Pisano da Pontedera

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 493 words.

Italian, 14th century, male.

Born c. 1290, in Pontedera; died between 26 August 1348 and 19 July 1349, in Orvieto (Umbria).

Sculptor, goldsmith, architect.

As the...

Andrea, Ramon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 19 words.

Spanish, 14th century, male.

Goldsmith, enameller.

Ramon Andrea worked on the silver retable decorated with enamels in Gerona Cathedral.

Antonio di S. Angelo in Vado (Maestro)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 28 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features, metal caster.

As a metal caster, Antonio di S Angelo is known to have cast bells and...

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,...