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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Bayes, Gilbert

Philip Attwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 400 words.

(b London, April 4, 1872; d London, July 10, 1953).

English sculptor and medallist. He was the son of the painter and etcher Alfred Walter Bayes (1832–1909) and brother of the...

Baier, Melchior, the elder

Werner Wilhelm Schnabel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Renaissance Art. 998 words.

(b c. 1495; d Nuremberg, Aug 3, 1577).

German gold- and silversmith. He may have been descended from a family of artists who settled in Nuremberg, where on February 6, 1525 he...

Baily, Edward Hodges (1788–1867), sculptor and designer and modeller of silver

Katharine Eustace.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Metalwork. 1640 words.

Baily, Edward Hodges (1788–1867), sculptor and designer and modeller of silver, was born on 10 March 1788 at Bristol, the son of William Baily, a ship's carver, and his wife, Martha. After...

Holdermann, Georg

Elisabeth Gurock.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving. 267 words.

(b Nuremberg, bapt Aug 28, 1585; d Nuremberg, Sept 19, 1629).

German wax-modeller. He was probably first apprenticed to his father, a goldsmith. After 1614 he was referred to...

Drentwett family

Carola Wenzel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; 18th-Century Art. 635 words.

German family of artists. From the 16th century to the 18th the Drentwett family of Augsburg produced over 30 master gold- and silversmiths who received commissions from monarchs,...

Hagenauer, Friedrich

Hermann Maué.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 752 words.

(b Strasbourg, 1490–1500; d after 1546).

German wood-carver and medallist. He may have been the son of the sculptor Nikolaus Hagenauer. By his own account, he left Strasbourg...

Schwarz, Hans

Hermann Maué.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 860 words.

(b Augsburg 1492; d after 1521).

German sculptor and medallist. He was probably a descendant of Ulrich Schwarz, a burgomaster of Augsburg, and at some time after 1506 trained...

Coney, John

Gerald W. R. Ward.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 486 words.

(b Boston, MA, Jan 5, 1656; d Boston, Aug 20, 1722).

American silversmith, goldsmith and engraver. The son of a cooper, Coney probably served his apprenticeship with Jeremiah...