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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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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...

Palissy, Bernard

Jessie McNab.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Renaissance Art. 1374 words.

(b Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, 1510; d Paris, 1590).

French glass painter and potter. He probably grew up in Gascony. He settled in Saintes in 1539 or 1540, after a decade of...