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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Böhm, August (1812)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 42 words.

(b 1812; d 1890).

Bohemian glass-engraver who worked in London and Hamburg before moving to America.

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Hardman, John (1812)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 85 words.

(b 1812; d 1867).

English stained-glass maker and metalworker. Based in Birmingham, his company produced metalwork

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Thrupp, Frederick (1812–1895), sculptor

Martin Greenwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1356 words.

Thrupp, Frederick (1812–1895), sculptor, was born on 20 June 1812 at Paddington Green, Middlesex, the youngest son of Joseph Thrupp (d. 1821), a coachmaker, and his second wife, Mary Pillow...

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Stocks, Lumb (1812–1892), engraver

B. Hunnisett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 1303 words.

Stocks, Lumb (1812–1892), engraver, was born on 29 November 1812, and baptized on 24 January 1813, at Lightcliffe, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the third of the five children of William Stocks...

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Smyth, Edward (c. 1745–1812), sculptor

D. J. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1298 words.

Smyth, Edward (c. 1745–1812), sculptor, was born in co. Meath, reputedly the son of a stonecutter who went to Dublin about 1750. The younger Smyth was apprenticed to Simon Vierpyl, the...

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Jukes, Francis (1745–1812), aquatint engraver

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 632 words.

Jukes, Francis (1745–1812), aquatint engraver, was born at Martley, Worcestershire, of unknown parentage. Specializing at first as a topographical painter, probably in watercolours, he was...

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Davis, William (1812–1873), landscape painter

Christopher Newall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1355 words.

Davis, William (1812–1873), landscape painter, was born in Dublin in August 1812, the son of a solicitor. His family was socially well connected, but found themselves in reduced...

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Callow, William (1812–1908), watercolour painter

Jan Reynolds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1379 words.

Callow, William (1812–1908), watercolour painter, was born in Greenwich, Kent, on 28 July 1812, elder son of Robert Callow (1786–1848), a master builder, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1848)....

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Pether, Abraham (1756–1812), landscape painter

F. M. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 465 words.

Pether, Abraham (1756–1812), landscape painter, a cousin of William Pether, was born at Chichester. As a child he showed a great talent for music, and at the age of nine played the organ in...

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Delane, Solomon (1727–1812), landscape painter

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 428 words.

Delane, Solomon (1727–1812), landscape painter, was born probably in Dublin, the son of Richard Delane, a clergyman. He trained under the artist Robert West in the school in George's Lane,...

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Laurence, Samuel (1812–1884), portrait painter

R. E. Graves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 933 words.

Laurence, Samuel (1812–1884), portrait painter, was born at Guildford, Surrey, and early manifested a great love for art. His parentage and education are unknown. The first portraits he...

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Skippe [Skipp], John (1741–1812), wood-engraver

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 350 words.

Skippe [Skipp], John (1741–1812), wood-engraver, born on 7 July 1741, was the son of John Skipp of Upper Hall, Ledbury, Herefordshire, where the family had long been settled, J. Skipp of...

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Goodman [née Salaman], Julia (1812–1906), portrait painter

Charlotte Yeldham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 569 words.

Goodman [née Salaman], Julia (1812–1906), portrait painter, was born on 9 November 1812 in London, the eldest daughter of the fourteen children of Simeon Kensington Salaman, a member of a...

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Lear, Edward (1812–1888), landscape painter and writer

Vivien Noakes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 7238 words.

Lear, Edward (1812–1888), landscape painter and writer, was born on 12 (or possibly 13) May 1812 at Bowman's Lodge, Upper Holloway, London, the twentieth of the twenty-one children of...

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Eddis, Eden Upton (1812–1901), portrait painter

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 540 words.

Eddis, Eden Upton (1812–1901), portrait painter, was born on 9 May 1812 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the eldest son of Eden Eddis, a clerk at Somerset House, and his wife, Clementia, née ...

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Nixon, James (c. 1741–1812), miniature painter

Arianne Burnette.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1069 words.

Nixon, James (c. 1741–1812), miniature painter, was the son of Robert Nixon, a successful Irish merchant working in Uphall and Tokenhouse, London. He entered the Royal Academy Schools on 17...

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Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist

Campbell Dodgson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Sculpture and Carving. 745 words.

Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist, was born in London; nothing is known of his parents or his early life. In 1832 he entered the Royal Academy Schools at the...

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Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–1852), architect, writer, and designer

Alexandra Wedgwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Architecture; Literature. 5057 words.

Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–1852), architect, writer, and designer, was born on 1 March 1812 at 39 Keppel Street, Russell Square, London, the only child of Auguste Charles Pugin...

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Müller [Miller, Muller], William James (1812–1845), landscape painter

Francis Greenacre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1399 words.

Müller [Miller, Muller], William James (1812–1845), landscape painter, was born on 28 June 1812 at 13 Hillsbridge Place, Bristol, the second of the three sons of Johann Samuel Miller...

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Joy, Thomas Musgrave [Thomas Musgrove] (1812–1866), genre and portrait painter

Suzanne Fagence Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 580 words.

Joy, Thomas Musgrave [Thomas Musgrove] (1812–1866), genre and portrait painter, born on 9 July 1812 at Boughton Hall, Boughton Monchelsea, near Maidstone, Kent, was the only son of the...

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