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Abrahams, Ivor (1935–2015), painter, printmaker, and art teacher

James Huntington-Whiteley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Art Education. 1281 words.

Abrahams, Ivor (1935–2015), painter, printmaker, and art teacher, was born on 10 January 1935 at 10 Swinley Road, Wigan, Lancashire, the only son and elder child of Hyman (Harry) Abrahams,...

Aglio, Augustine Maria [formerly Agostino Maria] (1777–1857), painter and lithographer

Charles Newton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 713 words.

Aglio, Augustine Maria [formerly Agostino Maria] (1777–1857), painter and lithographer, was born on 15 December 1777 in Cremona, Italy, one of several children of Gaetano Aglio, a notary,...

Aikman, George (1830–1905), painter and engraver

Joanna Soden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 623 words.

Aikman, George (1830–1905), painter and engraver, was born in Warriston Close, off the High Street, Edinburgh, on 20 May 1830, the ninth child of George Aikman, engraver, and Alison Mackay (null...

Alken family (per. 1745–1894), engravers and painters

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 1560 words.

Alken family (per. 1745–1894), engravers and painters, may have originated in Denmark, perhaps from the village of Alken in north Jutland. According to family tradition they moved to...

Ames, Ezra

Anne Hirshorn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1292 words.

Ames, Ezra (05 May 1768–23 February 1836), painter, engraver, and gilder, was born Ezra Emes in Framingham, Massachusetts, the son of Jesse Emes, a soldier and farmer, and Betty Bent....

Anderson, Alexander

Jane R. Pomeroy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1323 words.

Anderson, Alexander (21 April 1775–17 January 1870), engraver, was born in New York city, the son of John Anderson, a printer and publisher, and Sarah Lockwood. By 1790 the Andersons were...

Anderson, (Alfred Charles) Stanley (1884–1966), printmaker and watercolour painter

Paul Drury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2064 words.

Anderson, (Alfred Charles) Stanley (1884–1966), printmaker and watercolour painter, was born on 11 May 1884 at 11 North Road, Bristol, the son of Alfred Ernest Anderson (1859–1939), of...

Andrews, Henry Charles (fl. 1794–1830), botanical artist and engraver

Susanna Avery-Quash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Science and Mathematics; Prints and Printmaking. 838 words.

Andrews, Henry Charles (fl. 1794–1830), botanical artist and engraver, is an elusive figure; little is known of his family background or education. He presumably received some artistic...

Annesley, Lady Mabel Marguerite (1881–1959), wood-engraver and watercolour painter

Joanna Selborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 1045 words.

Annesley, Lady Mabel Marguerite (1881–1959), wood-engraver and watercolour painter, was born on 25 February 1881, at Annesley Lodge, Regent's Park, London, the daughter of Hugh Annesley,...

Archer, John Wykenham (1806–1864), printmaker and watercolour painter

Lucy Peltz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 895 words.

Archer, John Wykenham (1806–1864), printmaker and watercolour painter, was born on 2 August 1806 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the eldest son of a 'respectable and prosperous tradesman of that...

Atkinson, John Augustus (1774x6–1830), painter and engraver

Alan Bird.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1096 words.

Atkinson, John Augustus (1774x6–1830), painter and engraver, is of unknown parentage. He was taken as a boy aged eight or nine to St Petersburg by the mezzotint engraver James Walker, who...

Austin, Robert Sargent (1895–1973), engraver and watercolour painter

Peter Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 689 words.

Austin, Robert Sargent (1895–1973), engraver and watercolour painter, was born on 23 June 1895 at 14 Magazine Square, Leicester, the eldest of the three children of Robert Austin, a...

Badmin, Stanley Roy (1906–1989), illustrator, painter, and printmaker

Christopher Beetles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1065 words.

Badmin, Stanley Roy (1906–1989), illustrator, painter, and printmaker, was born at 8A Niederwald Road, Sydenham, London, on 18 April 1906, the second child of Charles James Badmin, a...

Barker, Thomas (1767–1847), painter and lithographer

Susan Sloman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1063 words.

Barker, Thomas (1767–1847), painter and lithographer, known as Barker of Bath, was born at Trosnant, Pontypool, in 1767, the son of a former solicitor and minor artist, Benjamin Barker (c.1...

Barlow, Francis (d. 1704), painter and etcher

Sheila O'Connell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 507 words.

Barlow, Francis (d. 1704), painter and etcher, was said by George Vertue to have come from Lincolnshire and to have been apprenticed in London to the portrait painter William Shepherd. His...

Barry, James (1741–1806), history painter, printmaker, and author

William L. Pressly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4724 words.

Barry, James (1741–1806), history painter, printmaker, and author, was born on 11 October 1741, in a modest cottage in Water Lane in Blackpool, a suburb of Cork, to John Barry and Juliana...

Beaumont, Jean François Albanis (1755–1812), engraver and landscape painter

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 447 words.

Beaumont, Jean François Albanis (1755–1812), engraver and landscape painter, may have been a son of, or related to, the Piedmontese artist Claudio Francesco Beaumont (1694–1766). He was...

Bellany, John (1942–2013), painter and print-maker

Duncan Macmillan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1658 words.

Bellany, John (1942–2013), painter and print-maker, was born at 8 Gosford Road, Port Seton, East Lothian, a fishing village on the Firth of Forth, on 18 June 1942, the son of Richard...

Bellers, William (fl. 1752–1773), landscape painter and engraver

R. E. Graves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 584 words.

Bellers, William (fl. 1752–1773), landscape painter and engraver, was probably the son of a William Bellers (b. 1703?) who matriculated at the University of Oxford on 9 April 1734 as...

Bellows, George Wesley

Marianne Doezema.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1414 words.

Bellows, George Wesley (12 August 1882–08 January 1925), painter and printmaker, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of George Bellows, a builder and contractor, and Anna Smith. In 1901...