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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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Scriptorium

Martin Kauffmann.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration. 1647 words.

Writing-room, specifically the room in a religious house set apart for the copying of manuscripts. The word is found used in this sense from at least the 10th century. The Rule of St...

Lindisfarne Gospels

Janet Backhouse.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1016 words.

Manuscript of the four Gospels, in Latin, written and illuminated on vellum in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the 7th century AD (London, BL, Cotton MS....

Gierymski family

Wanda Małaszewska and Zofia Nowak.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Book Arts and Illustration. 1507 words.

Polish family of painters and illustrators.

Wanda Małaszewska

(b Warsaw, Oct 9, 1846; d Bad Reichenvall, Bavaria, Sept 16, 1874).

In 1865...

Machzor

Gabrielle Sed-Rajna.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Book Arts and Illustration; Jewish Art. 486 words.

[Mahzor; Heb.: ‘cycle’]

Liturgical manuscript containing the prayers, liturgical hymns and Bible readings appropriate to each holy day of the Jewish yearly cycle. Such...

Ingen Ryūki

Elizabeth Horton Sharf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 1106 words.

[Yinyuan Longqi]

(b Fuqing County, Fujian Province, 1592; d Uji, 1673).

Chinese monk, poet and calligrapher, active in Japan. Along with his disciples Mokuan Shōtō and...

Bobbio

Michael Richter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 472 words.

Monastery in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Approximately 50 km south of Piacenza in the Apennines, it was founded c. ad 613 through the cooperation of the Lombard king Agilulf (reg 590–615) and...

Minhagim books

Shalom Sabar.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Book Arts and Illustration; Jewish Art. 577 words.

In Jewish tradition a minhag (pl. minhagim) is defined as a well-established religious practice or usage, which, though unsupported by Written Law, assumes the force of a binding...

Cheese, Bernard

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Prints and Printmaking; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 182 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1925.

Printmaker, painter, illustrator. Landscapes, scenes with figures.

Bernard Cheese studied under Edward Bawden and...

Levine, Jack

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 1442 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 3 January 1915, in Boston; died 6 November 2010, in New York City.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator.

Jack Levine's talent was...

Durack, Elizabeth

Janda Gooding.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 347 words.

(b Perth, July 6, 1915; d Perth, May 25, 2000).

Australian painter and book illustrator. Grand-daughter of a pioneer pastoralist of the Kimberley region in Western Australia,...

Vignon, Claude

Paola Pacht Bassani.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; Renaissance Art. 1389 words.

(b Tours, May 19, 1593; d Paris, May 10, 1670).

French painter, printmaker and illustrator . Born into a prosperous family in Tours, he received his early training in...

Worms Machzor

Katrin Kogman Appel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Jewish Art. 314 words.

[Mahzor]

Illuminated Hebrew prayerbook for holy days in two volumes (vol. 1: Wurzburg(?), 1272; vol. 2: late 13th century; Jerusalem, N. Lib., MS. heb. 4°781). As is common...

Chełmoński, Józef

Janina Zielińska.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 734 words.

(b Boczki, Nov 7, 1849; d Kuklówka, April 6, 1914).

Polish painter and illustrator. He had drawing lessons with his father and then (1867–71) attended the Warsaw Drawing Class...

Jones, David

Andrew Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art. 806 words.

(b Brockley, Kent, Nov 1, 1895; d Harrow, nr London, Oct 28, 1974).

English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, illustrator and poet. His creative life was largely determined by...

Bicknell, Les

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 326 words.

British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1963, in England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic designer, installation artist, art director, writer, educator. Community art,...

Artis, William Ellisworth

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 192 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 2 February 1914, in Washington (North Carolina), 1919, according to some sources; died 1977.

Sculptor, print artist, ceramicist,...

Depillars, Murry N.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 288 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Chicago.

Painter, draughtsman, print artist, illustrator.

AfriCobra Group.

Murry DePillars earned his BA and...

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),...

Willette, (Léon-)Adolphe

Phillip Dennis Cate.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 382 words.

(b Châlons-sur-Marne, July 31, 1857; d Paris, Feb 4, 1926).

French illustrator, printmaker and painter . After studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Willette...