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Thomas Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 22 Dec. 1735; d London, 2 Feb. 1805).

English sculptor. He was one of the most serious-minded of British Neoclassical artists, aiming at noble treatment of elevated...

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Rosamond’s Bower, The Pryor’s Bank, and the long shadow of Strawberry Hill

Stephen Clarke.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 14862 words.

The influence of Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill is traced in the little-known collections created in the 1830s and early 1840s at Rosamond’s Bower by the writer and antiquary Thomas...

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Corcoran, William Wilson

Linda Crocker Simmons.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 602 words.

(b Washington, DC, Dec 27, 1798; d Washington, DC, Feb 24, 1888).

American financier, collector and museum founder. The success of the Corcoran & Riggs Bank (now Riggs National...

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Rogers, Samuel

G. A. Malpass.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 790 words.

(b London, July 30, 1763; d London, Dec 18, 1855).

English banker, poet, collector and patron. He was the third son in a large, nonconformist, Whig family. He worked for his...

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Mellon family

Elisabeth Roark and Claire Brisby.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States. 2234 words.

American family of financiers, collectors, and benefactors.

(b Pittsburgh, PA, March 24, 1855; d Southampton, NY, Aug 27, 1937).

Mellon amassed an almost...

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