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Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983)

William Feaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2963 words.

Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983), originated in October 1934 when men, mainly coalminers, from Ashington, Northumberland, began classes in art appreciation. It was a...

Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art. 475 words.

Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer, was also one of the first publishers of mezzotints. Of his parents and education nothing is known. In 1669 he wrote and...

Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea

Anne Huber Tripp.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1307 words.

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea (30 August 1887–23 May 1961), radical labor editor and artist, was born in Cloud County, Kansas, the son of Edgar Chaplin and Clara Bradford, farmers. Hard times forced...

Fella, Thomas (bap. 1556, d. 1639), draper and calligrapher

J. M. Blatchly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1040 words.

Fella, Thomas (bap. 1556, d. 1639), draper and calligrapher, was born at Bramfield, 2 miles south of Halesworth, Suffolk, and baptized at St Andrew's Church, Bramfield, on 8 November 1556....

Frye, Thomas (1711/12–1762), portrait painter and porcelain manufacturer

Michael Wynne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1046 words.

Frye, Thomas (1711/12–1762), portrait painter and porcelain manufacturer, was born in Edenderry, King's county, Ireland, the second of the five sons and two daughters of John Fry...

Greenwood, John (1727–1792), portrait painter and auctioneer

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Financial Aspects of Art. 1169 words.

Greenwood, John (1727–1792), portrait painter and auctioneer, was born on 7 December 1727 in Boston, Massachusetts, and baptized on 10 December in the Old North Church, Boston, the son of...

Johnson, Joshua

J. Susan Isaacs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1295 words.

Johnson, Joshua (fl. 1795–1824), painter, was probably born in the West Indies. It is now generally believed by scholars of American art and history that Johnson was black and may have come...

Kean, Michael (1761–1823), miniature painter and owner of the Derby porcelain factory

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 594 words.

Kean, Michael (1761–1823), miniature painter and owner of the Derby porcelain factory, was born in Dublin, possibly on 16 October 1761. He entered the Dublin Society's drawing schools on 7...

Larcher, Dorothy Mary (1882–1952), flower painter, designer, and textile printer

Barley Roscoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 831 words.

Larcher, Dorothy Mary (1882–1952), flower painter, designer, and textile printer, was born on 28 September 1882 at 47 Shirlock Road, St Pancras, London, the daughter and (presumed) only...

Morton, Alastair James Fagan (1910–1963), textile manufacturer and abstract painter

Alice Strang.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1052 words.

Morton, Alastair James Fagan (1910–1963), textile manufacturer and abstract painter, was born on 12 February 1910 at Home Acres, Brampton Road, Carlisle (now Cumbria College of Art and...

Pritchett, Robert Taylor (1828–1907), gun maker and landscape painter

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1129 words.

Pritchett, Robert Taylor (1828–1907), gun maker and landscape painter, was born, probably in London, on 24 February 1828, the son of Richard Ellis Pritchett (c.1782–1866), and his wife, Ann...

Stewart, James Hope (1789–1856), factor and natural history illustrator

Christine E. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Natural History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 522 words.

Stewart, James Hope (1789–1856), factor and natural history illustrator, was born at Hillside, Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire, on 2 August 1789, the son of William Stewart of Hillhead...