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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...

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...

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...

Abadie, Paul

Claude Laroche.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Architecture; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 839 words.

(b Paris, Nov 9, 1812; d Chatou, Aug 2, 1884).

French architect and restorer. He was the son of a Neo-classical architect of the same name (1783–1868), who was a pupil of...

Abadie-Landel, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art. 74 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1896, in Paris; died 23 September 1972.

Painter, decorative designer. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Abadie-Landel was a...

Aballain, Arthur

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 197 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1944, in Rocroi (Ardennes).

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

A...

Abaneri

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 354 words.

[anc. Abhānagari]

Temple site in north-eastern Rajasthan, India. It contains the fragmentary remains of two major monuments of the 8th century ad. The Chand Baori, a stepped...

Aba-Novák, Vilmos

S. Kontha.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 572 words.

(b Budapest, March 15, 1894; d Budapest, Sept 29, 1941).

Hungarian painter, draughtsman and etcher. He trained as a drawing teacher at the College of Fine Arts, Budapest...

Abate, Nicolò dell’

Dorigen Caldwell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1803 words.

[Abbate, Niccolò dell’]

(b Modena, 1509–12; d ?Fontainebleau, 1571).

Italian painter and draughtsman. He was one of the most important artists of the first...

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...

Abaton

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Greek and Roman Art. 23 words.

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, Pietro Giovanni

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art. 53 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 18th century.

Painter, decorative designer.

A pupil of Fernando Galli, Abbati was involved in various...

Abbé, Hendrik

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; Renaissance Art. 107 words.

17th century, male.

Born 1639, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, architect.

Engravings by Hendrik Abbé have survived in Antwerp cathedral and the artist is also...

Abbéma, Louise

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1045 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 30 October 1858, in Étampes; died 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver,...