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A. B., Master With the Initials

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 72 words.

Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 16th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

The master painted an altarpiece in Segovia signed A.B.null...

A. G.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 68 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Monogram of an engraver (including copper), print publisher (?). Religious subjects.

A.G. is mentioned by Brulliot, and believed to have been...

A. H.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Prints and Printmaking; Religious Art; Christian Art. 43 words.

German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Monogram of an engraver, copyist. Religious subjects.

A. H. was a copyist of Albrecht Dürer. A print dated 1589 is attributed to him: Th...

A. H. R.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 35 words.

German, 16th century, male.

Active in 1574.

Monogram of an engraver (wood).

A. H. R. is mentioned by Brulliot. He produced Satyric Allegory on the Catholic Church...

A. J.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Religious Art; Christian Art. 18 words.

14th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of an engraver. Religious subjects.

Cited by Defer; credited with a Nativity.

Aachen, Johann or Hans von

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art. 932 words.

German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active also in Rome.

Born 1552, in Cologne; died 6 January 1616, in Prague.

Painter. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects,...

Abaisi, Alberto

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 43 words.

Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Venetian School.

Alberto Abaisi collaborated with his brother Arduino on...

Abaisi, Nicolo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 34 words.

Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Bolognese School.

Nicolo Abaisi was a woodcarver who collaborated with...

Abarquh

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 255 words.

[Abarqūh]

Iranian town in northern Fars province. A prosperous centre in medieval times, by the 10th century it was fortified with a citadel and had a congregational mosque. The...

Abate, Luigi dell'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 36 words.

Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Naples at the end of the 15th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

In 1498, Luigi dell'Abate collaborated with François...

Abate, Pier Antonio dell'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 71 words.

Italian, 15th century, male.

Active at the end of the 15th century.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Decorative schemes.

Venetian School.

According to...

Abbasid

Robert Hillenbrand.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Religious Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1600 words.

[‛Abbasid]

Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between ad 749 and 1258. The Abbasids traced their descent from al-‛Abbas, the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad,...

Abbati, Giuseppe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Religious Art; Christian Art; 19th-Century Art. 381 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1836, in Naples; died 1868, in Florence.

Painter. Genre scenes, portraits, church interiors, architectural views, landscapes, seascapes.

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Abbati, Vincenzo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art; 19th-Century Art. 181 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in the first half of the 19th century.

Born 1803, in Naples.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, church interiors,...

Abbatini, Guido Ubaldo or Guidobaldo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Religious Art; Christian Art. 119 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1600, in Città di Castello; died 1656.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects.

A pupil of...

Abbiati, Filippo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art; 18th-Century Art. 159 words.

Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1640, in Milan; died 1715, in Milan.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Studied under Carlo...

‛Abd al-Hayy

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 497 words.

[Khwāja ‛Abd al-Ḥayy]

(fl c. 1374; d Samarkand, 1405).

Illustrator and painter. According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ‛Abd al-Hayy trained...

‛Abd al-Samad

Milo Cleveland Beach and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1312 words.

[(Khwāja) ‛Abd al-Ṣamad; ‛Abd as-Ṣamad; Abdus Ṣamad]

(fl c. 1540–95).

Iranian miniature painter and calligrapher, active also in India. Trained in Safavid...

‛Abdallah Khan

S. J. Vernoit and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 521 words.

[‛Abdallāh Khān]

(fl c. 1810–50).

Persian painter and architect. Trained in the apprentice system in royal workships, he rose through the ranks and in 1839...

‛Abdallah Sayrafi

Nabil Saidi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 271 words.

[‛Abdallāh al-Ṣayrafī]

(b ?Tabriz; fl 1310–44).

Calligrapher. The son of Khwaja Mahmud Sarraf al-Tabrizi, he was a pupil of Haydar, one of the six followers of Yaqut...