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Aemilia Ars

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 56 words.

[Società Cooperativa Aemilia Ars]

Workshop founded in Bologna in 1898 by the architect Alfonso Rubbiani (1848–1913), modelled on the English Arts and Crafts Movement; its formal...

Alençon lace

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 222 words.

[Fr. point d’Alençon]

Type of lace produced in France. In 1675 a group of 30 Venetian lacemakers was settled in the Norman town of Alençon by Jean-Baptiste Colbert (Louis XIV’s...

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...

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...

Bernhard, Lucian

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 490 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 15 March 1883, in Stuttgart; died 29 May 1972, in New York.

Painter, sculptor, graphic designer, poster...

Bertsch, Karl

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 146 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 1873, in Munich; died 1933, in Bad Nauheim.

Tapestry maker, glassmaker, interior designer. Designs (furniture).

Jugendstil.

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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...

Brown, Helen Paxton

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 56 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1876; died 1956.

Embroiderer, painter (watercolour).

Helen Paxton Brown was the daughter of the dealer Ernest G. Brown....

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...

Cauvy, Léon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 738 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 January 1874, in Montpellier; died 1933, in Algiers.

Painter (including gouache), engraver, decorative artist. Genre scenes,...

Celtic Revival

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 815 words.

Style rooted in 19th-century antiquarian studies of ancient Celtic art in Britain and Ireland. It was a mainly decorative style and first appeared in the 1840s, remaining fashionable...

Christiansen, Hans

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 62 words.

(b Flensburg, March 6, 1866; d Wiesbaden, Jan 5, 1945).

German designer. After an early career as an interior designer he turned to the design of tapestries (subsequently woven...

Christiansen, Hans

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 579 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 6 March 1866, in Flensburg; died 5 January 1945, in Wiesbaden.

Painter, engraver,...

Colenbrander, T(heodoor) C(hristiaan) A(driaan)

M. W. F. Simon Thomas.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 773 words.

(b Doesburg, Oct 31, 1841; d Laag-Keppel, May 28, 1930).

Dutch decorative artist. He trained as an architect at the firm of L. H. Eberson in Arnhem. From c. 1867 to 1870 he lived...

Day, Lewis Foreman

Joellen Secondo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 333 words.

(b Peckham Rye, London, Jan 29, 1845; d London, April 18, 1910).

English designer and writer. He was educated in France and Germany, but his interest in design was provided by...

Debschitz, Wilhelm von

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 238 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 February 1871, in Görlitz; died 1948, at the Lünen monastery.

Painter, decorative designer. Wall decorations, designs for...

Debschitz, Wilhelm von

A. Ziffer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; Art Education; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Görlitz, Feb 21, 1871; d Lüneburg, March 10, 1948).

German designer, painter, teacher and theorist. A self-taught artist, he made several study trips to Italy and the Tyrol. In...

Drésa, Jacques

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 203 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 January 1869, in Versailles; died 1929.

Draughtsman, watercolourist, designer. Figures, scenes with figures. Designs for...

Dresser, Christopher

Rosamond Allwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Textiles and Embroidery; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 948 words.

(b Glasgow, July 4, 1834; d Mulhouse, Alsace, Nov 24, 1904).

Scottish designer, Botanist and writer. He trained at the Government School of Design, Somerset House, London,...