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Mestizo

Ramón Gutiérrez.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Renaissance Art. 580 words.

[Sp.: ‘mixed’ or ‘hybrid’](Baroque)

Term first used in its art-historical sense by Angel Guido (1925) to describe the fusion of Baroque architecture with indigenous art forms...

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Bussy, Nicolás de

Marjorie Trusted.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 253 words.

(b Strasbourg, 1650–51; d Valencia, Dec 1706).

French–German sculptor active in Spain. He arrived in Valencia in 1672, and although he is thought of as a Spanish sculptor, the...

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Delen, Jan van

Cynthia Lawrence.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 298 words.

(b Brussels or Mechelen; d Brussels, March 10, 1703).

Flemish sculptor. Van Delen was the pupil of and later collaborated with Lucas Faydherbe, whose daughter he married in 1666....

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Poultier, Jean(-Baptiste)

Françoise de la Moureyre.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 634 words.

(b Poultières, nr Huppy, Somme, May 1653; d Paris, Nov 12, 1719).

French sculptor. He was the son of a farm labourer, and he was trained by a wood-carver from Abbeville called...

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Blasset, Nicolas

Christine Debrie.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving. 403 words.

(b Amiens, May 8, 1600; d Amiens, March 2, 1659).

French sculptor. He was the son of the sculptor Philippe Blasset (b 1565/70; d 1624). He became a master sculptor in 1625 and...

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Francin, Claude(-Clair)

Françoise de la Moureyre.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 678 words.

(b Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, June 5, 1702; d Bourg-la-Reine, Hauts-de-Seine, March 18, 1773).

French sculptor. He was the son of the sculptor François-Alexis Francin (b before...

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Epitaphios

Karel C. Innemée.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 540 words.

[epitaphionGr.: ‘on the tomb’.]

Term used to indicate a number of related items, first among them the iconographical theme of the Lamentation (Gr. epitaphios threnos), the...

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Books and Angels

Michael Hicks.

in The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

February 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7542 words.

This chapter looks at the Mormons' earliest choirs, first by considering passages in the Book of Mormon that mentioned heavenly “choirs”—all of which would have made sense to a young...

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Anthony Powers

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b London, 1953).

Eng. composer. Taught at Dartington Coll. of Arts and Exeter Univ. Prof. of mus. Cardiff Univ. from 2004. Comps. incl.:

opera:

The Search for...

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Mark Mazower. No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations

Jan Klabbers.

in European Journal of International Law

August 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 1221 words.

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Sentiment, Sense and Sensibility in the Genesis of Utopian Traditions

Orna Ben-Naftali.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4860 words.

This essay focuses on Koskenniemi’s contribution to Realizing Utopia, the first substantive chapter of the book. In it, Koskenniemi locates the source of international legal and...

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Tennessee Williams

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Theatre.

1911–1983)

US playwright. He made a lasting contribution to the theatre, not least in introducing a highly effective kind of theatrical poetry in his fine control of language and...

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Dell

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

German family of sculptors. Peter Dell I (b Würzburg, c. 1490; d Würzburg, 1552) was the leading sculptor in Würzburg during the second quarter of the 16th century and was documented as a...

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Jacques de Gérines

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl 1428; d 1463/4). South Netherlandish bronze-founder. He is documented in Brussels from 1428, when he became a town councillor. He held the offices of receiver in 1435, churchwarden of...

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Constance Fenimore Woolson

Anne Boyd Rioux.

in American Literature

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 10000 words.

Constance Fenimore Woolson (b. 1840–d. 1894) was considered the most accomplished American woman writer of the late 19th century, yet her reputation quickly faded after her death. Often...

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Christopher Bruce

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Leicester, 3 Oct. 1945)

British dancer, choreographer, and company director, whose career has been most closely associated with Rambert Dance Company. He studied in Scarborough...

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Claus Sluter

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Haarlem, c.1350; d Dijon, 1405/6).

Netherlandish stone sculptor, active mainly in Dijon. He was the greatest sculptor of his time in northern Europe and a figure of enormous...

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James MacMillan

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Kilwinning, Ayrshire, 1959).

Scot. composer. Lect. in mus., Manchester Univ. 1986–8. Collab. with SCO in educational projects. Comp.‐in‐res., St Magnus Fest. 1989. Teacher at...

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Mbanza Kongo Capital city of the kingdom of Kongo; renamed São Salvador by Afonso I.

John Thornton.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 502 words.

The city of Mbanza Kongo was the capital of the kingdom of Kongo and is one of the oldest cities still existing in sub-Saharan Africa. It is located on the flat top of a steep-sided...

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