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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh & Tatham

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 121 words.

English cabinetmaking firm in London, prominent in the early 19th century, when it attracted aristocratic and royal patronage. Although the firm is known as Marsh & Tatham, it...

Marsh & Jones

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 108 words.

English cabinetmaking firm in Leeds, prominent in the late 19th century. The company began as Messrs Kendell & Co., which was bought in 1864 by John Marsh and Edward Jones. Their...

Marsh, Reginald

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 2320 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1898, in Paris, to American parents; died 1954.

Painter (gouache/tempera), watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Genre...

Marsh, Arthur Hardwick

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 137 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1842, in Fairfield (Lancashire); died December 1909.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Arthur Hardwick Marsh...

Gere, Charles Marsh

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 460 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 June 1869, in Gloucester; died 3 August 1957, in Gloucester.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscape artist.

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Montuori, Eugenio (1907–82)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 115 words.

With other Italian architects in *Terragni’s circle, he won the competition to design the new town of Sabaudia, one of five towns planned by the Fascist régime as part of the reclamation of...

Pye, William Burns

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 343 words.

FRBS 1992

Born 16 July 1938 m 1963, Susan Marsh; one s two d

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reinforced concrete

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Concrete once set will take a superimposed load that compresses it, but, if used, say, as a beam, will fail if heavily loaded, because it is weak in tension. Steel, on the other hand, is...

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Eugenio Montuori

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1907–82).

Italian architect best known for the Stazione Termini, Rome (from 1947). With other Italian architects associated with Terragni, he won the competition to design the new...

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Sir William Robinson

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(c. 1643–1712). English architect and engineer. After becoming Surveyor-General of the Fortifications and Buildings in Ireland in 1671, his main works were the redesigning of Dublin Castle...

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William Douglas Caröe

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1857–1938). Son of the Danish Consul in Liverpool, he was a versatile church architect and a pioneer of building conservation, who also designed country-houses, educational buildings,...

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Anthony Salvin

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1799–1881).

English architect. He was a pupil of John Paterson (fl. 1777–1832), of Edinburgh, with whom he worked on the restoration of Brancepeth Castle, Durham (1817–21). In the...

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Milcent, Adolphe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 16 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born in Cambrai.

Landscape artist.

Cambrai: Féchain Marsh

Targone, Pompeo

Catherine Fruhan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture. 379 words.

(b Rome, Oct 12, 1575; d Milan, ?1630).

Italian architect, engineer and bronze-caster. He learnt the principles of design and goldworking from his father, a Venetian...

Toledo, Juan Bautista de

A. Bustamante García.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1082 words.

(b c. 1515; d Madrid, May 19, 1567).

Spanish architect. He received his architectural training in the traditional way, working as a stone-cutter. He spent some...

Gréber, Jacques

Jean-Louis Cohen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 430 words.

(b Paris, Sept 10, 1882; d Paris, June 5, 1962).

French architect and urban planner. He trained at the studio of Gaston Redon (1853–1921) in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris...

Dawber, Sir (Edward) Guy

Margaret Richardson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 478 words.

(b King’s Lynn, Norfolk, 1861; d London, 24 Apr 1938).

English architect. He was articled to William Adams (1806–85) in King’s Lynn and then worked in the Dublin office of Sir...

Hannoset, Corneille

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 76 words.

Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1926, in Brussels.

Sculptor, decorative artist, painter. Designs for tapestries.

Corneille Hannoset was a pupil at the La Cambre...

Reading Abbey

Malcolm Thurlby.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 679 words.

Former Benedictine abbey church in Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1121 by Henry I and, although not officially affiliated to Cluny, was entrusted to monks from there and Lewes...

Antolini, Giovanni Antonio

Lucio Franchini.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 988 words.

(b Castel Bolognese, Ravenna, 1756; d Bologna, March 11, 1841).

Italian architect, engineer and theorist. He graduated from the University of Bologna in engineering and...