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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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A Companion to the Early Printed Book in Britain, 1476–1558. Ed. by Vincent Gillespie and Susan Powell.

David McKitterick.

in The Library

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1091 words.

Williams-Wynn, Sir Watkin, 4th Baronet of Wynnstay

Peter Hughes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art. 648 words.

(b Wynnstay, Denbigh [now Clwyd], April 19, 1749; d Wynnstay, July 29, 1789).

Welsh landowner and patron . He began his Grand Tour in June 1768. In Rome he commissioned...

Alberti, Leandro

Claire Baines.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Christian Art; Renaissance Art. 344 words.

(b Dec 12, 1479; d ?Bologna, c. April 1552).

Italian historian, topographer, writer and patron. He was a friar and first entered the Dominican Order at Forlì but was in Bologna...

Sauli family

Maria Fontana Amoretti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 827 words.

Italian family of patrons. The family originated in Lucca but settled in Genoa in the 14th century. Their wealth, partly derived from a lucrative monopoly on alum deposits at Tolfa,...

Barnard, George Grey

Lawrence E. Butler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1125 words.

(b Bellefonte, PA, May 24, 1863; d New York, April 24, 1938).

American sculptor and collector. Son of a Presbyterian minister, Barnard grew up in the Midwest and began...

Knight, Richard Payne

David Rodgers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1271 words.

(b Wormsley Grange, Hereford & Worcs, Feb 11, 1751; d London, April 23, 1824).

English writer, connoisseur and collector (see fig.). He was the son of a clergyman from a...

Tischbein, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 961 words.

German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 15 February 1751, in Haina; died 26 June 1829, in Eutin.

Painter, engraver (etching), draughtsman, collector. Historical subjects,...

Derain, André

Jane Lee.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Sculpture and Carving; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art. 2229 words.

(b Chatou, nr Paris, June 17, 1880; d Garches, Sept 8, 1954).

French painter, sculptor, illustrator, stage designer and collector. He was a leading exponent of Fauvism. In...