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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...

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Falconieri family

Edward L. Goldberg and Joseph Connors.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 880 words.

Italian family of patrons and collectors. They were a distinguished Tuscan family, well established in Florence by the 13th century when SS Alessio and Giuliana Falconieri figured...

Solly, Edward

Elizabeth Allen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art. 925 words.

(b London, April 25, 1776; d London, Dec 2, 1844).

English merchant, collector and dealer. He was a member of a family firm engaged in the Baltic timber trade which secured...

Cowper, George Nassau Clavering, 3rd Earl Cowper

Hugh Belsey.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art. 615 words.

[Viscount Fordwich until 1764]

(b London, Aug 26, 1738; d Florence, Dec 23, 1789).

English patron, active in Italy. He left England in 1757 on the Grand Tour and three...

Bartholdy, (Jakob) Salomon

Robert E. McVaugh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art. 374 words.

(b Berlin, May 13, 1779; d Rome, July 27, 1825).

German diplomat, patron, and writer. An uncle of the composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Bartholdy was a member of a...

Public display and civic identity

Fulvio Lenzo.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9807 words.

From the fourteenth century until the end of the eighteenth century, almost every town of the Kingdom of Naples had one or more Seggi where the main families used to meet in order to take...

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A Quaker collects

Margaretta S. Frederick.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 7198 words.

The advent of the nineteenth century brought about drastic changes within the Quaker faith in England. Simplicity, honesty and a strict work ethic – signature characteristics among...

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Personal collecting meets institutional vision

Kimberly A. Orcutt.

in Journal of the History of Collections

December 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9317 words.

In 1891, Harvard University was the recipient of an unexpected bequest from Mrs William Hayes Fogg, who gave her collection and a substantial gift to build a museum named for her deceased...

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Rescuing history from the nation

Perry Johansson.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9695 words.

This article reveals the unknown history of the collections at the Stockholm Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (MFEA). The Museum was founded with material from Johan Gunnar Andersson's...

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The Pacific Rim: connecting peoples, collecting histories

Melody Rod-ari.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9603 words.

Located on the Pacific Rim, California’s access to and from Asia has made Los Angeles home to the largest ethnic Indian, Thai and Cambodian populations outside their home countries. The...

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Collecting and exhibiting ‘Austria’

Bernadette Biedermann.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9778 words.

Abstract

Discussions concerning the establishment of a ‘House of History’ that would collect and exhibit ‘Austria’ can be traced back to the founding of the...

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Eigil

David Parsons.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Christian Art. 413 words.

(d 15 June 822). Bavarian abbot and patron. He was Abbot of Fulda from 818 to 822. A nobleman related to Abbot Sturm (reg 744–79), Eigil entered the monastery (see Fulda §1) as a child...

Desiderius

Don Denny.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Christian Art. 841 words.

[Victor III]

(b Benevento, 1027; elected pope 1086; d Montecassino, Sept 16, 1087).

Italian pope, Abbot of Montecassino and patron. He was born, with the name...

The diverse curiosità of Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684)

Marika Leino.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 12005 words.

Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684), physician to the community of Poirino (near Turin) and to members of the House of Savoy, assembled a widely admired and uniquely...

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Collecting artefacts, acquiring empire

Janet Owen.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 11134 words.

This paper uses collections and collecting activity to explore the relationship between Enlightenment thinking and practice in the early-nineteenth century and the Darwinist sciences that...

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Quandt, Johann Gottlob von

Robert E. McVaugh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 645 words.

(b Leipzig, April 9, 1787; d Dresden, June 19, 1859).

German collector, patron and art historian. The heir of a wealthy merchant family in Leipzig, he was well educated in all...

Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester

Janet Backhouse.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 269 words.

[Æthelwold; Ethelwold]

(b Winchester, c. ad 908; d Beddington, Surrey, 1 Aug 984; fd 1 Aug). Anglo-Saxon saint, Church leader, reformer and patron. With Dunstan,...

Ratgar

David Parsons.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 302 words.

[Radger]

(d 6 Dec ?sd 820).

Abbot and architect. He was Abbot of Fulda from 802 to 817. Ratgar is described in a near-contemporary source as ‘skilful architect’ and...

Australian regional art galleries

Pamela Bell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 1414 words.

While the main public art museums in Australia are to be found in its capital cities (see Australia §XII), throughout Australia there are over 160 regional art galleries, which are owned...

Charles, Prince of Wales

Robert M. Maxwell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 407 words.

(b London, Nov 14, 1948).

English prince, writer, patron and watercolourist. In the 1980s he became especially interested in the problems of the inner city and the built...

Ryerson, Martin A(ntoine)

Lillian B. Miller.

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; 20th-Century Art. 429 words.

(b Chicago, IL, 1856; d Chicago, Aug 12, 1932).

American businessman, collector, and philanthropist. Scion of one of Chicago’s wealthiest families and educated at Harvard Law...