Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items for:

community x History of Art x Sculpture and Carving x 18th-Century Art x clear all

community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Auvray, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 59 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Died after 1786.

Sculptor.

Jean Auvray was admitted as a member of the Communauté des Maîtres Peintres et Sculpteurs de Paris...

Le Marchand, David

Charles Avery.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 572 words.

(b Dieppe, Oct 12, 1674; d London, March 17, 1726).

French ivory-carver, active in Britain. He was the son of Guillaume Le Marchand, a painter, and was presumably trained in...

Hewetson, Christopher

Fintan Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 656 words.

(b Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, c. 1736; d Rome, 1798).

Irish sculptor. He went to school at Kilkenny College, after which he may have studied briefly in Dublin. By 1765 he was...

Vélez, José Miguel

Alexandra Kennedy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 238 words.

(b Cuenca, July 1829; d Cuenca, Dec 1, 1892).

Ecuadorean sculptor. He received his training in the workshop of the Cuencan painter Eusebio Alarcón (fl 1835–64). From a...

Myōman Mokujiki

Donald F. McCallum.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 389 words.

[Mokujiki Gogyō; Mokujiki Gyōdō; Mokujiki Meiman]

(b Marubatake, Kai Province [now Yamashi Prefecture], 1718; d 1810).

Japanese sculptor and Buddhist monk. He was...

Pomposa

Charles B. McClendon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Christian Art. 437 words.

Italian former Benedictine abbey near the mouth of the Po River and 45 km north of Ravenna in the province of Emilia Romagna. Although first documented in ad 874, a monastic settlement...

Stonecarving in America

Elise Madeleine Ciregna.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Art Techniques and Principles; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 702 words.

Stonecarving throughout American history has been utilized for various purposes: utilitarian work such as paving, roofing and hitching posts; and ornamental work, such as architectural...