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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Saxl, Friedrich [Fritz] (1890–1948), art historian and a founder of the Warburg Institute, London

Gertrud Bing.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Art Education. 1138 words.

Saxl, Friedrich [Fritz] (1890–1948), art historian and a founder of the Warburg Institute, London, was born in Vienna, on 8 January 1890, the son of Ignaz Saxl, a distinguished lawyer who...

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Moore, Doris Elizabeth Langley (1902–1989), writer on fashion and museum founder

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1063 words.

Moore, Doris Elizabeth Langley (1902–1989), writer on fashion and museum founder, was born on 23 July 1902 in Liverpool, the second daughter in the family of three daughters and one son of...

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Franks, Naphtali (1715–1796), merchant

S. W. Massil.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Business and Management. 2234 words.

Franks, Naphtali (1715–1796), merchant, was born in New York on 1 July 1715, the son of Jacob Franks (1688–1768), merchant, and his wife, (Bilhah) Abigaill, née Levy (1696–1756). His father...

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Warren, Herbert Langford

Anthony Alofsin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education. 874 words.

Warren, Herbert Langford (29 March 1857–27 June 1917), architect, architectural historian, and founder of the Harvard School of Architecture, was born in Manchester, England, the son of...

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Billy Klüver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 947 words.

20th century, male.

Born 11 November 1927, in Monaco; died 11 January 2004, in Berkeley Heights (New Jersey), United States.

Research engineer, collaborator with artists,...

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Hastings, Hubert de Cronin (1902–1986), editor

D. A. C. A. Boyne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Architecture; Art Education. 1065 words.

Hastings, Hubert de Cronin (1902–1986), editor, was born on 18 July 1902 at Spring House, Kingston Road, Merton, Surrey, the third son of Percy Hastings, proprietor of the Architectural...

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Hamlin, Alfred Dwight Foster

Mark A. Hewitt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Education. 1470 words.

Hamlin, Alfred Dwight Foster (18 September 1855–21 March 1926), architectural educator, was born near Constantinople, Turkey, the son of Cyrus Hamlin, a Protestant missionary, educator, and...

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Bemrose, William (1831–1908), writer on wood-carving and ceramics

S. E. Fryer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art Forms; Sculpture and Carving. 522 words.

Bemrose, William (1831–1908), writer on wood-carving and ceramics, was born at Derby on 30 December 1831, the second son in a family of three sons and one daughter of William Bemrose of...

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Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme

Martin R. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 936 words.

Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme (19 July 1896–24 July 1986), museum administrator and art historian, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Alfred Dohme, an industrial chemist and founder...

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Hunter, William

Shearer West.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; 18th-Century Art. 624 words.

(b Kilbride, Western Isles, May 23, 1718; d London, March 30, 1783).

Scottish physician, patron, collector and museum founder. His father intended him for the Church, but...

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Gallatin, Albert Eugene

Gail Stavitsky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1054 words.

Gallatin, Albert Eugene (23 July 1881–15 June 1952), art museum founder, critic, and painter, was born in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the son of Albert Horatio Gallatin, a professor of...

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Phillips, Duncan

Ann Lee Morgan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Financial Aspects of Art; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1250 words.

Phillips, Duncan (26 June 1886–09 May 1966), art collector, writer, and museum founder, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Duncan Clinch Phillips, a business executive, and...

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Serpa, Ivan

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 439 words.

(Ferreira )

(b Rio de Janeiro, 1923; d Rio de Janeiro, 1973).

Brazilian painter, draughtsman and teacher. While studying engraving in 1946 with the Austrian Axel...

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Sheppard, Oliver

John Turpin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 300 words.

(b Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, April 10, 1865; d Dublin, Sept 14, 1941).

Irish sculptor. He attended the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art (1884–8) and worked at the Royal...

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Xu Beihong

Ralph Croizier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 1634 words.

[Hsü Pei-hung; Ju Peon]

(b Yixing, Jiangsu Province, Jul 19, 1895; d Beijing, Sept 26, 1953).

Chinese painter and art educator. The most acclaimed Western-trained artist...

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Helleputte, Joris

Luc Verpoest.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 328 words.

[Georges]

(b Ghent, Aug 31, 1852; d Leuven, Feb 22, 1925).

Belgian architect and politician. In 1873 he obtained his diploma in civil engineering at the Ecole...

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Zvantseva [Zvantsova], Yelizaveta

Jeremy Howard and Sergey Kuznetsov.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 336 words.

( Nikolayevna )

(b Nov 30, 1864; d Aug 22, 1921).

Russian art school founder and painter . Her main significance lay in her creation of the most progressive art...

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Cipriani, Giovanni Battista

Shearer West.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 18th-Century Art. 1206 words.

(b Florence, 1727; d London, Dec 14, 1785).

Italian painter, draughtsman and designer, active in England.

Cipriani trained in Florence under the direction of the...

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Gerson, Wojciech

Janina Zielińska.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 19th-Century Art. 490 words.

(b Warsaw, July 1, 1831; d Warsaw, Feb 25, 1901).

Polish painter. He studied (1844–50) at the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw under Jan Feliks Piwarski (1794–1859) and Chrystian...

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Cheryl Leibold.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1368 words.

Museum and school of fine arts founded in Philadelphia in 1805. The driving force in the creation of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was Peale family, §1 who, a few years...

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