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Baalbek

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

A town in eastern Lebanon, site of the ancient city of Heliopolis. Its principal monuments date from the Roman period.

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Dawkins, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 20 words.

American, 18th century, male.

Engraver.

Among the works of Henry Dawkins are engravings for The Ruins of Palmyra and Baalbek.

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Borra, Giovanni Battista

O. Zoller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 429 words.

(b Dogliani, Dec 27, 1713; d ?Turin, Nov 1770).

Italian architect, draughtsman and engineer. In 1733–6 he was a pupil of Bernardo Antonio Vittone, producing ten plates for...

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Dawkins, James

Margaret Lyttleton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 18th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 234 words.

(b 1722; d Jamaica, Dec 1757).

English traveller and antiquarian. He was educated at Oxford University, spent several years as a young man travelling in Italy and was elected as a...

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Cassas, Louis-François

Joshua Drapkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 350 words.

(b Azay-le-Ferron, Indre, June 3, 1756; d Versailles, Nov 1, 1827).

French draughtsman, engraver, sculptor and archaeologist. He received instruction in drawing from...

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