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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...

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Bossi, Dominik

Carola Wenzel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 190 words.

(b Monte, nr Balerna; d Prague, 1628).

Italian stuccoist, active in Prague. He settled in Prague in 1590 and was granted citizenship in Malá Strana in January 1591. One of his...

Sottsass, Ettore, jr

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 640 words.

(b Innsbruck, 1917; d Milan, Dec 31, 2007).

Austrian architect and designer, active in Italy. He was the son of the architect Ettore Sottsass sr. Sottsass jr moved to Turin...

Quarenghi, Giacomo

N. A. Yevsina.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1309 words.

[Kvarengi, Dzhakomo]

(b Rota d’Imagna, Bergamo, Sept 20, 1744; d St Petersburg, March 1, 1817).

Italian architect and interior designer, active in Russia. He studied...

Goddard, John

Oscar P. Fitzgerald.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 505 words.

(b Dartmouth, MA, Jan 20, 1723; d Newport, RI, July 9, 1785).

American cabinetmaker. His father, Daniel Goddard, a housewright, shipwright, and carpenter, moved his family to...

Knoll Bassett [née Schust], Florence

Anne Blecksmith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Publishing; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 453 words.

(b Saginaw, MI, May 24, 1917).

American architect and designer. Orphaned as a child, Florence Knoll Bassett was educated at the Kingswood School for Girls, part of the...

Smedley, William Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 329 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 March 1858, in Chester County (Pennsylvania); died 26 March 1920, in Bronxville (New York).

Painter, decorative designer,...

Gleizes, Albert

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; Religious Art; Christian Art. 3226 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 8 December 1881, in Paris; died 24 June 1953, in Avignon.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver (including etching),...

Bieler, Ernest

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 952 words.

Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 July 1863, in Rolle (Vaud); died 1948, in Lausanne.

Painter, engraver, decorative artist. Figure compositions, figures,...