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Abdul-Medjid Effendi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 290 words.

Turkish, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 29 May 1868, in Constantinople (now Istanbul); died 23 August 1944, in Paris.

Painter and collector. Portraits, genre scenes,...

Ackerman, Phyllis

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 369 words.

(b. Oakland, CA, 1893; d. Shiraz, Iran, 25 Jan. 1977).

American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, Ackerman met and...

‛Alawi family

Marianne Barrucand.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 606 words.

[‛Alawī; Filālī]

Islamic dynasty and rulers of Morocco since 1631. Like their predecessors the Sa‛dis, the ‛Alawis are sharīfs (descendants of the Prophet Muhammad), and both...

Alba, Duques de family

Marcus Burke.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1361 words.

[Alvárez de Toledo] [now Berwick y Alba]

Spanish family of politicians and collectors. The prominent role of the Alvárez de Toledo family in the history of Spain and the...

Alexandre, Arsène

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 641 words.

[Pierre Urbain]

(b Paris, 1859; d Paris, 1937).

French writer and collector. He wrote for a number of journals including Le Figaro, Le Voltaire and L’Evénement. He was...

Altman, Benjamin

Lillian B. Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 503 words.

(b New York, July 12, 1840; d New York, Oct 7, 1913).

American merchant and collector. He was the son of Bavarian Jewish immigrants who ran a small dry goods business in New...

Arenberg

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 809 words.

Flemish (Belgian) family of collectors and patrons. The ancient county of Arenberg, situated between the duchy of Juliers, archbishopric of Cologne and county of Blankenheim, was raised...

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...

Asian American Arts Centre

Matico Josephson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Performance Art and Dance; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 668 words.

American multi-ethnic arts organization based in New York’s Chinatown. The Asian American Arts Centre (AAAC) and its predecessors, the Asian American Dance Theatre (1974–93) and the...

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;...

Atkinson, Elizabeth H.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 41 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Philadelphia.

Painter.

Elizabeth H. Atkinson trained in Philadelphia and at the Académie Julian in Paris. Her works...

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....

Auction house specialist

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 679 words.

An expert with a specialization in a distinct category of fine or decorative arts or other collectables at an auction house, responsible for researching Attributions and setting pre-sale...

Aynard, Edouard

Madeleine Rocher-Jauneau.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 295 words.

(b Lyon, Jan 1, 1837; d Paris, June 25, 1913).

French collector . He was the son of a banker and was educated at the Institution d’Oullins in Lyon and at the Jesuit Ecole de...

Bache, Jules Semon

Darryl Patrick.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 228 words.

(b New York, Nov 9, 1861; d Palm Beach, FL, March 24, 1944).

American collector and businessman . Having founded a major banking house in New York, Bache continued the...

Bardini, Stefano

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Painting; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 599 words.

(b Pieve Santo Stefano, nr Arezzo, May 13, 1836; d Florence, Sept 12, 1922).

Italian dealer, restorer, collector and painter . From 1854 he trained as a painter at the...

Barnard, George Grey

Lawrence E. Butler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1125 words.

(b Bellefonte, PA, May 24, 1863; d New York, April 24, 1938).

American sculptor and collector. Son of a Presbyterian minister, Barnard grew up in the Midwest and began...

Barracco, Giovanni

Giovanna Cassese.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 479 words.

(b Isola di Caporizzuto, Crotone, Calabria, April 28, 1829; d Rome, Jan 14, 1914).

Italian museum founder and politician . Born into the Calabrian nobility, he had a...

Basement Workshop

Alexandra Chang.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 521 words.

American community-based arts and activist group in New York that flourished from 1971 to 1986. Basement Workshop (Inc.) evolved during the Asian American art movement, inspired by the...

Beisteguy y Benítez, Carlos de

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 297 words.

(b Mexico, 1863; d Biarritz, Jan 13, 1953).

Spanish collector. His family was of Basque origin, though he was born in Mexico. After making his fortune in Mexico, he spent the...