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Abele, Julian

Sandra L. Tatman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 467 words.

(Francis)

(b Philadelphia, PA, April 29, 1881; d Philadelphia, PA, April 23, 1950).

African American architect. Born and educated in Philadelphia, Abele was the chief...

Adler, Dankmar

Rochelle Berger Elstein.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1484 words.

(b Stadtlengsfeld, nr Eisenach, July 3, 1844; d Chicago, April 16, 1900).

American architect and engineer of German birth. His family moved to the USA in 1854, and he trained in...

Aesthetic Movement

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1372 words.

Term used to describe a movement of the 1870s and 1880s that manifested itself in the fine and decorative arts and architecture in Britain and subsequently in the USA. Reacting to what...

Aesthetic Movement in America

Isabel L. Taube.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1188 words.

Late 19th-century movement in the arts and literature characterized by the pursuit and veneration of beauty and the fostering of close relationships among the fine and applied arts....

Allison, Michael

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 57 words.

(b 1773; d 1855).

American cabinetmaker, active in New York throughout the first half of the 19th century; the principal competitor of his neighbour Duncan Phyfe. Allison’s...

Allwine, Lawrence

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 82 words.

(b 1756; d 1833).

American chair-maker, active in Philadelphia, specializing in Windsor chairs, which were painted or gilded. His relatives (possibly sons) John and Peter...

Annan, Sylvester P.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 50 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Born 11 May 1865, in St Louis (Missouri).

Painter, decorative designer.

Sylvester P. Annan studied in Paris with Jules Lefebvre,...

Archibald, John S(mith)

Irene Puchalski.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 420 words.

(b Inverness, Dec 14, 1872; d Montreal, March 2, 1934).

Canadian architect of Scottish birth. From 1887 to 1893 he was an apprentice in the architectural office of William...

Architecture and the automobile

Robert Buerglener.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1641 words.

[motor car]

Architecture and the automobile have been intimately connected since the late 19th century. The attributes of cars required specific architectural solutions for...

Armstrong, Helen Maitland

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 21 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in New Yorkc.1905-1906.

Born 1869, in Florence, Italy; died 1948.

Painter, decorative designer.