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Aladrén y Mendívil, Luis

Alberto Villar Movellán.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 274 words.

(fl 1882–97).

Spanish architect. His work is representative of the eclecticism of late 19th-century Spanish architecture, which is especially marked by classical values. His...

Antiquaries and antiquarian societies

Ilaria Bignamini.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 4572 words.

An antiquary (Lat. antiquarius) is a lover, collector and student of ancient learning, traditions and remains. Antiquarianism originated from the revived interest in Classical antiquity...

Archinto

Giorgio Tabarroni.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 731 words.

Italian family of patrons and collectors. They were one of the wealthiest and most celebrated patrician families of Milan. The earliest records of them date from 1228, when they made...

Baldrighi, Giuseppe

Marco Carminati.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 465 words.

(b Stradella, Pavia, 1723; d Parma, 1803).

Italian painter, also active in France . He studied painting in Florence under the Baroque fresco painter Vincenzo Meucci...

Baroque Revival

Alastair Service and Lin Barton.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 930 words.

[Edwardian Baroque; English Renaissance; Imperial Baroque]

Architectural style adopted widely in Great Britain and the British Empire from about 1885 until World War I,...

Bellosio, Eugenio

Donna Corbin.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 124 words.

(b Milan, 1847; d Magreglio, 1927).

Italian silversmith. He was known for his complex designs of flatware, chalices and inkwells. His flatware designed c. 1885 was Renaissance...

Bianchi, Salvatore

Gretchen G. Fox.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 284 words.

(b Rome, 1821; d Rome, Dec 1, 1884).

Italian architect. Trained in the conservative milieu of his native city, he reflected in his works the confined, Renaissance Revival taste...

Bissinger, Georges

Charlotte Gere.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 301 words.

(b Hanau; fl Paris, second half of the 19th century).

French gem-engraver of German birth. He worked in cameo in the Renaissance Revival style. Many of his gems are copies of...

Blok, Aleksandr

Charlotte Humphreys.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 449 words.

(Aleksandrovich)

(b St Petersburg, Nov 28, 1880; d Petrograd [now St Petersburg], Aug 7, 1921).

Russian poet and critic. Italian Renaissance painting and the work of...

Boncompagni

Giorgio Tabarroni.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 441 words.

Italian family of patrons. Pietro Boncompagni (d 1404), a reader in civil law from 1378 to 1391, was buried in a tomb in S Martino, Bologna, where a Boncompagni family chapel, outstanding...

Burckhardt, Jacob

Lionel Gossman.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 2027 words.

(Christoph)

(b Basle, May 25, 1818; d Basle, Aug 8, 1897).

Swiss historian and art historian. He was born into one of the leading families of Basle and was the son of...

Campeny y Estrany, Damián

Carlos Cid Priego.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 616 words.

(b Mataró, April 12, 1771; d Barcelona, July 7, 1855).

Spanish sculptor and teacher. He began studying at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de la Lonja in Barcelona at the age of...

Caravaggio, Cecco del

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 556 words.

[Buoneri, Francesco]

(fl c. Rome, 1610–20).

Painter active in Italy. His nationality is not known. He was a follower of Caravaggio, and his rare works...

Carrand, Louis

G. Gaeta Bertelà.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 419 words.

(b Lyon, April 22, 1827; d Florence, Sept 21, 1888).

French collector. His father Jean-Baptiste Carrand (1792–1871) was a collector of medieval and Renaissance decorative...

Cartwright, Julia

Angela Emanuel.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 429 words.

(b Edgcote, Northants, Nov 7, 1851; d Oxford, April 24, 1924).

English critic and historian. In her writing she combined the results of methodical scholarship with a...

Celesti, Andrea

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 719 words.

(b Venice, 1637; d Venice, ?1712).

Italian painter. He trained first with Matteo Ponzoni, then with Sebastiano Mazzoni; Mazzoni encouraged the development of a Baroque style,...

Ceppi, Carlo

Ornella Selvafolta.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 639 words.

(b Turin, Oct 11, 1829; d Turin, Nov 9, 1921).

Italian architect. He studied under Carlo Promis (1808–72), an architect active in Turin in the first half of the 19th century,...

Christen, Joseph Anton Maria

Matthias Frehner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 284 words.

(b Buochs, Feb 22, 1767; d Thorberg, March 30, 1838).

Swiss sculptor. He was trained by his father, Jakob Lorenz Christen, a wood-carver and painter of votive pictures, and by the...

Cortelazzo, Antonio

Gordon Campbell and Jaynie Anderson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 118 words.

(b 1819; d 1903).

Italian metalworker, active in Vicenza. Some of his early work imitated Renaissance metalwork so adeptly that it was sold by dealers as Renaissance metalwork....

Courajod, Louis(-Charles-Léon)

Geneviève Bresc-Bautier.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 484 words.

(b Paris, Feb 22, 1841; d Paris, June 26, 1896).

French art historian and collector. After studying at the Ecole des Chartes in Paris (1864–7), he worked at the Cabinet des...