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Arrowsmith, Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art. 83 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1798, in Paris.

Painter, picture dealer. Panoramas.

Charles Arrowsmith studied with Daguerre and painted dioramas alongside him....

Art adviser

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 575 words.

[art consultant]

Paid adviser employed by collectors to recommend and facilitate the purchase of works of art. There is a long history of recruitment of art experts by wealthy...

Astor, William Waldorf, 1st Viscount

Geoffrey Waywell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 288 words.

(b New York, March 31, 1848; d Hever Castle, Kent, Oct 18, 1919).

British collector of American birth. He was a member of a wealthy family whose fortune came from fur trading;...

Attribution

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1310 words.

Prior to the 20th century, the attribution of works of art was not governed by rigid regulations, and art dealers and auctioneers assigned attributions based purely on aesthetic grounds....

Augur, Hezekiah

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 64 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Born 21 February 1791, in New Haven (Connecticut); died 1858, in New Haven.

Sculptor.

Originally an art dealer, Hezekiah Augur did...

Avery, Samuel Putnam

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 42 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Born 17 March 1822, in New York; died 11 August 1904, in New York.

Engraver.

When he became a publisher and art dealer in 1865,...

Bacci, Torello

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 42 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Livorno (Tuscany).

Died after 1873.

Sculptor, art dealer.

Torello Bacci produced the monument to his father at the...

Barrow, Joseph Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 118 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1804, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Architectural views, landscapes.

Joseph Barrow was an antique...

Bleuler, Johann Heinrich, the Younger

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 171 words.

Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 1787, in Switzerland; died 1857.

Painter (gouache), engraver. Landscapes.

Johann Heinrich Bleuler the Younger was the son of the...

Bonhams

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 601 words.

[Jones and Bonham; Bonhams & Brooks; Bonhams & Butterfields; Bonhams & Goodman]

Auction house established in London 1793 by William Charles Bonham, a book dealer (also recorded...

Carnegie, Andrew

Simon Pepper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1018 words.

(b Dunfermline, Scotland, Nov 25, 1835; d Lenox, MA, Aug 11, 1919).

American industrialist and patron of Scottish birth. Aged 11, Andrew Carnegie immigrated with his parents...

Christie’s

Noël Annesley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Landscape Art and Architecture; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1556 words.

[Christie, Manson & Woods]

Auction house founded in London by James Christie (1730–1803). After a few years spent in the navy, James Christie worked as an assistant to an...

Cortazzo, Oreste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art. 516 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1836, in Rome; died after 1890, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

Cortazzo was a pupil of Bonnat. He worked in...

Courtauld family

Stephen T. Clarke, Harley Preston and Lin Barton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Metalwork; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 940 words.

English family of silversmiths, industrialists, collectors, and patrons, of French origin. The family originated from the town of St Pierre on the Ile d’Oléron off La Rochelle. They...

Cultural capital

Joseph R. Givens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1046 words.

The sociologist Pierre Bourdieu (1930–2002) developed cultural capital theory as way to examine the influence of intangible resources on the phenomena of social reproduction and social...

Debuire, A.P.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 40 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Painter.

A.P. Debuire exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and at the Société Nationale in Paris from...

Dorotheum

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 525 words.

The world’s oldest auction house, founded in Vienna in April 1707 by Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (reg 1705–11). Originally called the Versatz- und Fragamt zu Wien (‘The Pawn and Query...

Dumortier, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 25 words.

Flemish School, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1763, in Tournai; died December 1838.

Sculptor, art dealer.

Paul Dumortier was a pupil of Moitte in Paris.

Eeghem, J. van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art. 12 words.

Dutch, 19th century, male.

Active in Amsterdam.

Painter, art dealer, collector. Landscapes.

Engelberts, Engelbert Michael

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 40 words.

Dutch, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Amsterdam.

Born 17 December 1773, in Hoorn; died 7 December 1843, in Gendringen.

Painter, art dealer. Landscapes.

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