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Abbey, Edwin Austin

N. Elizabeth Schlatter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1156 words.

Abbey, Edwin Austin (01 April 1852–01 August 1911), artist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of William Maxwell Abbey, a commercial broker, and Margery Ann Kiple. Abbey’s...

Abbey, Edwin Austin (1852–1911), illustrator and painter

Lucy Oakley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1683 words.

Abbey, Edwin Austin (1852–1911), illustrator and painter, was born at 315 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 1 April 1852, the eldest of the three children of William Maxwell Abbey...

Abbott, Lemuel Francis [Samuel] (1760/61–1802), portrait painter

A. Nisbet.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 623 words.

Abbott, Lemuel Francis [Samuel] (1760/61–1802), portrait painter, was the elder son of a clergyman in Leicestershire—probably the Revd Lemuel Abbott (d. 1776), curate of Anstey, later vicar...

Abell, William (d. 1474), manuscript artist

J. J. G. Alexander.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 408 words.

Abell, William (d. 1474), manuscript artist, is associated by documentary evidence only with the consolidation charter of Eton College of March 1446, for which he was paid £1 6s. 8d. But a...

Abraham, Attupurathu Mathew [known as Abu Abraham] (1924–2002), cartoonist and journalist

Mark Bryant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2229 words.

Abraham, Attupurathu Mathew [known as Abu Abraham] (1924–2002), cartoonist and journalist, was born into an Indian Syrian Christian family in Tiruvalla, then in the princely state of...

Abrahams, Ivor (1935–2015), painter, printmaker, and art teacher

James Huntington-Whiteley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Art Education. 1281 words.

Abrahams, Ivor (1935–2015), painter, printmaker, and art teacher, was born on 10 January 1935 at 10 Swinley Road, Wigan, Lancashire, the only son and elder child of Hyman (Harry) Abrahams,...

Adams, Norman Edward Albert (1927–2005), artist

Magdalen Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1787 words.

Adams, Norman Edward Albert (1927–2005), artist, was born on 9 February 1927 in a flat at 74 Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, Essex, the only child of Albert Henry Adams (1900–1975), a London...

Addams, Charles Samuel

Robert C. Harvey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1249 words.

Addams, Charles Samuel (07 January 1912–29 September 1988), cartoonist, was born in Westfield, New Jersey, the son of Charles Huey Addams, the manager of a piano company, and Grace M....

Adler, Jakub [Jankel] (1895–1949), painter

Jutta Vinzent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1158 words.

Adler, Jakub [Jankel] (1895–1949), painter, was born on 26 July 1895 in Tuszyn, near Łódź, Poland, the eighth of the twelve children of Eliasz Adler, a timber and coal dealer, and his wife,...

Adolph, Anton von Freenthal [Joseph Antony] (b. 1721), painter

W. C. Monkhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 368 words.

Adolph, Anton von Freenthal [Joseph Antony] (b. 1721), painter, was born on 6 July 1721 in Nikolsburg, Austria, the son of Josef Franz Adolf (1671–1749), painter and brother of Carl Josef...

Agasse, Jacques-Laurent (1767–1849), painter

H. J. Bracegirdle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1457 words.

Agasse, Jacques-Laurent (1767–1849), painter, was born on 24 March 1767 at Geneva, and baptized there at the Temple Neuf on 21 April, the son of Philippe Agasse (1739–1827), merchant, and...

Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter

W. C. Monkhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 493 words.

Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter, was the son of Samuel Agas of St Andrew's parish, Holborn. The family was originally from Stoke by Nayland in Suffolk. Samuel...

Aglio, Augustine Maria [formerly Agostino Maria] (1777–1857), painter and lithographer

Charles Newton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 713 words.

Aglio, Augustine Maria [formerly Agostino Maria] (1777–1857), painter and lithographer, was born on 15 December 1777 in Cremona, Italy, one of several children of Gaetano Aglio, a notary,...

Aikman, George (1830–1905), painter and engraver

Joanna Soden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 623 words.

Aikman, George (1830–1905), painter and engraver, was born in Warriston Close, off the High Street, Edinburgh, on 20 May 1830, the ninth child of George Aikman, engraver, and Alison Mackay (null...

Aikman, William, of Cairnie (1682–1731), portrait painter

Rosalind K. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 782 words.

Aikman, William, of Cairnie (1682–1731), portrait painter, was born on 24 October 1682 at Cairnie, Forfarshire, the second son and fifth child of William Aikman (1646–1699), laird of...

Aitchison, (John Ronald) Craigie (1926–2009), artist

Duncan Macmillan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1607 words.

Aitchison, (John Ronald) Craigie (1926–2009), artist, was born at 12 India Street, Edinburgh, on 13 January 1926, the second son of Craigie Mason Aitchison, later Lord Aitchison...

Aken, Joseph van (c. 1699–1749), drapery painter and painter of genre and conversation pieces

Susan Sloman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 765 words.

Aken, Joseph van (c. 1699–1749), drapery painter and painter of genre and conversation pieces, was born probably in Antwerp, where he first practised as a painter. The title to a mezzotint...

Albers, Josef

Brenda Danilowitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1671 words.

Albers, Josef (19 March 1888–25 March 1976), painter, designer, and educator, was born in Bottrop, Germany, the son of Lorenz Albers, a house painter and craftsman, and Magdalena...

Albin, Eleazar (d. 1742?), naturalist and watercolour painter

Peter Osborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1066 words.

Albin, Eleazar (d. 1742?), naturalist and watercolour painter, may have been born somewhere in the German states to a family named Weiss. Nothing is known of his early life, although he...

Albright, Ivan

David Detmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1123 words.

Albright, Ivan (20 February 1897–18 November 1983), artist, was born in North Harvey, Illinois, the son of Adam Emory Albright, an and Clara Wilson. His involvement in art began almost in...