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Andreotti, Federigo or Frederico

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1295 words.

Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 March 1847, in Florence; died 1930.

Painter, watercolourist, fresco artist. Allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits,...

Art Nouveau

Michèle Lavallée.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 5620 words.

[Fr.: ‘new art’]

Decorative style of the late 19th century and the early 20th that flourished principally in Europe and the USA. Although it influenced painting and sculpture,...

Arts and Crafts Movement

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 5224 words.

Informal movement in architecture and the decorative arts that championed the unity of the arts, the experience of the individual craftsman, and the qualities of materials and...

Ashbee, C(harles) R(obert)

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 986 words.

(b Isleworth, Middx, May 17, 1863; d Godden Green, Kent, May 23, 1942).

English designer, writer, architect and social reformer . He was educated at King’s College, Cambridge....

Assyrian Revival

Frederick N. Bohrer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1598 words.

Style of the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th, inspired by Assyrian artefacts of the 9th to 7th centuries bc. These were first brought to public attention through the...

Bakst, Léon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 2660 words.

Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 10 May 1866, in St Petersburg; died 28 December 1924, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache),...

Bauer, Hermann

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 53 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1863, in Abstatt bei Heilbronn; died 1919, in Schwäbischgmünd.

Engraver. Jewellery.

Jugendstil.

Hermann Bauer...

Bauer, Karl Johann

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 101 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 1877, in Munich; died, died during World War I (1914-1918).

Worker in precious metals, metal worker, engraver. Jewellery.

Jugends...

Behrens, Peter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1356 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1868, in Hamburg; died 27 February 1940, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect, designer, decorative...

Ben-Yusuf, Zaida

Martha Schwendener.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Photography and Photographs; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 316 words.

[Ben Youseph Nathan, Esther Zeghdda]

(b London, Nov 21, 1869; d Brooklyn, NY, Nov 27, 1933).

American photographer. Born Esther Zeghdda Ben Youseph Nathan to a German...

Berger, Arthur

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 104 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 1873, in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland).

Worker in precious metals. Designs (jewellery).

Jugendstil.

Arthur Berger was...

Bianchini, Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 89 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1860, in Lyons; died 3 March 1905, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist. Figures. Stage costumes.

Charles...

Bichweiler, Hermann Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 63 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Potter, sculptor, architect. Jewellery.

Jugendstil.

Hermann Robert Bichweiler was active between 1872 and 1893 in Hamburg,...

Binche lace

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 65 words.

Type of lace made since the 17th century at Binche, near Brussels and Valenciennes, both of whose laces it resembles. It is a heavy lace with decorative grounds, and was used for...

Bottini, George

Edna Carter Southard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 885 words.

(Alfred )

(b Paris, Feb 1, 1874; d Villejuif, nr Paris, Dec 16, 1907).

French painter and printmaker. The son of an Italian hairdresser who sold antiques, Bottini...

Breakspeare, William A.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 745 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1855; died 1914.

Painter. Genre scenes, costume pieces.

William Breakespeare studied at Birmingham School of Art, and...

Brenner, Victor D(avid)

Philip Attwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 265 words.

(b Schavli, Kovno [now Kaunas], June 12, 1871; d New York, April 5, 1924).

American medallist of Lithuanian origin. He trained as a seal-engraver under his father and worked...

Buls, Charles

Marcel Smets.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 920 words.

[Karel] (François Gommaire)

(b Brussels, Oct 13, 1837; d Uccle, July 13, 1914).

Belgian urban planner and writer. The son of a jeweller, he spent a somewhat isolated...

Caire, Nicholas

Robert Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 307 words.

(John)

(b Guernsey, Channel Islands, Feb 28, 1837; d Melbourne, Feb 13, 1918).

Australian photographer of Guernsey birth. After his arrival in South Australia c. 1858...

Callot Soeurs

Jan Glier Reeder.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 825 words.

French couture house. Established at 24, Rue Thaitbout by three sisters, Marie Callot Gerber, Marthe Callot Bertrand and Regine Callot Tennyson-Chantrelle. The sisters shared an artistic...