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Albazzi von Kwiatowska, Iza (Countess)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 61 words.

Polish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born in Lopatynka.

Sculptor, medallist. Busts.

A student of Falguière and of the medal engraver...

Aluminium

Mark Firth and Louis Skoler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 2835 words.

Silvery white metal. The third most abundant element in the earth’s crust (after oxygen and silicon), aluminium is found only in the form of its compounds, such as alumina or aluminium...

Amberg, Adolf

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 297 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1874, in Hanau; died 1913, in Berlin.

Sculptor, worker in precious metals. Figures. Designs (ceramics/metal objects).

Juge...

Amberg, Adolf

Freya Probst.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 344 words.

(b Hanau, July 1874; d Berlin, July 3, 1913).

German silversmith, sculptor and painter. He attended the Zeichenakademie and the Kunstgewerbeschule in Hanau then studied at the...

Anthony, Jean-Baptiste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Metalwork; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art; 19th-Century Art. 132 words.

Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 January 1854, in Antwerp; died 1930.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Anthony...

Armstead, Henry Hugh

Philip Ward-Jackson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 300 words.

(b London, June 18, 1828; d London, Dec 4, 1905).

English sculptor, silversmith and illustrator. He was the son of a chaser and attended the Royal Academy Schools, London. At...

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....

Ball, Tompkins & Black

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 132 words.

American silversmiths, active in New York. The company was founded by the silversmith Isaac Marquand in 1810, and traded as Marquand & Co. In 1839 the company was bought by Henry Ball,...

Ballin, (Francesco) Mogens

Rigmor Lovring.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Painting; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 343 words.

(Hendrik)

(b Copenhagen, March 9, 1871; d Copenhagen, Jan 28, 1941).

Danish painter and metalworker . He trained at private schools of painting in Copenhagen. In...

Bardey, Jeanne

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 142 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Lyons.

Painter, sculptor. Nudes, portraits. Medals.

Jeanne Bardey's work was wide-ranging and included painted or...

Bargas, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 28 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Sculptor, medallist.

A pupil of Vimonti, Paul Bargas exhibited two medallions in 1901 and another in 1903, a Portrait of Madame...

Barré, Aristide

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 54 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1840, in Trappes (Seine-et-Oise); died 1922.

Sculptor, painter, metal worker. Portraits.

Aristide Barré...

Baudichon, René

Mark Jones.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 136 words.

(b Tours, March 24, 1878; d 1963).

French medallist. He studied first at the school of art in Tours and then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was an able and prolific...

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...

Bauer, Maurice Alexandre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 23 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Paris.

Medallist.

Maurice Bauer received an honourable mention at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1910.

Bayes, Gilbert

Philip Attwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 400 words.

(b London, April 4, 1872; d London, July 10, 1953).

English sculptor and medallist. He was the son of the painter and etcher Alfred Walter Bayes (1832–1909) and brother of the...

Becker, Edmond Henri

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 41 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 July 1871, in Paris.

Medallist.

Edmond Becker studied with Valton. He exhibited from 1892 at the Salon des Artistes...

Begg, John

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 381 words.

(b Bo’ness, 1866; d Edinburgh, Feb 23, 1937).

Scottish architect, active in India. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and Royal Academy Schools. At the RIBA he was a Silver...