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Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist

James Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Art. 1385 words.

Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist, was born on 9 November 1904 in Coronel, Chile, the tenth surviving child of David Angus (1855–1926), railway engineer,...

Colman, Samuel

Kathleen L. Butler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1308 words.

Colman, Samuel (04 March 1832–27 March 1920), painter and decorative artist, was born in Portland, Maine, the son of Samuel Colman, a publisher, and Pamela Chandler. By 1839 Colman’s father...

Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 370 words.

Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator, was born in London on 27 February 1742, the son of William Hakewill and his wife, Mary Dransfield. He was the great-grandson of William...

Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings

John Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 7605 words.

Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings, was baptized William Cant in St Mary's Church, Bridlington, Yorkshire, on 1 January...

Knox, Archibald (1864–1933), designer and watercolour painter

David M. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 938 words.

Knox, Archibald (1864–1933), designer and watercolour painter, was born on 9 April 1864, the fourth son of the seven children of Robert William Knox, marine engineer, and his wife, Ann, at...

La Farge, John Frederick Lewis Joseph

James L. Yarnall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2787 words.

La Farge, John Frederick Lewis Joseph (31 March 1835–14 November 1910), artist and writer, was born in New York City, the son of John Frederick La Farge, a French émigré, and Louisa...

Lathrop, Francis Augustus

James L. Yarnall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1178 words.

Lathrop, Francis Augustus (22 June 1849–18 October 1909), artist and decorator, was born at sea two days’ sail from the Sandwich Islands, the son of George Alfred Lathrop, a physician, and...

Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868–1928), architect, decorative artist, and watercolour painter

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4754 words.

Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868–1928), architect, decorative artist, and watercolour painter, was born on 7 June 1868 at 70 Parson Street, Glasgow, the fourth of the eleven children of...

Mackintosh, Margaret Macdonald [née Margaret Macdonald] (1864–1933), watercolour painter and designer

Janice Helland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 990 words.

Mackintosh, Margaret Macdonald [née Margaret Macdonald] (1864–1933), watercolour painter and designer, was born on 5 November 1864 in Tipton, Staffordshire, the second of the five children...

Pillement, Jean Baptiste (1728–1808), painter and designer

Peter Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 923 words.

Pillement, Jean Baptiste (1728–1808), painter and designer, was born in Lyon, France, on 24 May 1728. He came from a long line of painters, and after early training in his native Lyon he...