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A. V.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 35 words.

French, 15th – 17th century (?), male.

Active in Limoges.

Monogram of an enameller.

The monogram A. V., listed by Ris Paquot, appears on an enamel in the Le...

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...

Aage Rafn

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1890–1953). Danish architect. One of the most accomplished of C20 Neo-Classicists, he designed the circular courtyard of Kampmann's Police Headquarters, Copenhagen (1919–24), and, with...

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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,...

Aalto, (Hugo) Alvar

Göran Schildt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 4140 words.

(Henrik)

(b Kuortane, Feb 3, 1898; d Helsinki, May 11, 1976).

Finnish architect and designer, active also in America. His success as an architect lay in the individual...

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976)

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 351 words.

(1898–1976).

Finnish architect and highly-regarded C20 designer, he started his career as a Neo-Classicist in Jyväskylä (1923–7

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976)

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 1619 words.

(see modernism) He set up his practice in 1922, and contributed briefly but with distinction to the

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 349 words.

he started as a *Neo-Classicist in Jyväskylä (1923–7), but, influenced by *CIAM and by Aino Marsio...

Aarne Adrian Ervi

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

 (1910–77) Finnish architect, who cleverly combined the use of modern materials and methods of construction with a concern for creating a natural relationship between buildings and their...

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Aaron’s rod

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 28 words.

1. Ornament in the form of a staff with budding leaves.

2. Rod with a serpent twined around it, not to be confused with ...

Aaron's rod

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 29 words.

1 Ornament in the form of a staff with budding leaves.

2 Ornamented rod with a serpent twined around it,

Aaron's rod

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Ornament in the form of a staff with budding leaves.

2 Ornamented rod with a serpent twined around it, not to be confused with the caduceus.

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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....

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...

abaciscus

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 28 words.

1 Small abacus or abaculus.

2 Square border enclosing part or the entire pattern of a mosaic.

3

abaciscus

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Small abacus or abaculus.

2 Square border enclosing part or the entire pattern of a mosaic.

3 Tessera or abaculus in a mosaic.

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abaciscus

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 29 words.

1. Small *abacus or *abaculus.

2. Border enclosing part or the entire pattern of a *mosaic.

3....

abaculus

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 5 words.