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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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Nemon, Oscar (1906–1985), sculptor

Gerald Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1161 words.

Nemon, Oscar (1906–1985), sculptor, was born in Osijek, Slavonia, eastern Croatia, on 13 March 1906, the elder son and second of the three children of Mavro Nemon, pharmaceutical...

Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue

Barbara Groseclose.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 740 words.

Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue (09 October 1830–21 February 1908), sculptor, was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, the daughter of Hiram Hosmer, a physician, and Sarah Grant. Sarah Hosmer died...

Greenough family

Ethelyn Adina Gordon and Elise Madeleine Ciregna.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1451 words.

American family of sculptors.

Ethelyn Adina Gordon, revised by Elise Madeleine Ciregna

(b Boston, MA, Sept 6, 1805; d Somerville, MA, Dec 18,...

Cure family

Adam White.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 765 words.

[Cuer]

English family of masons and sculptors of Dutch origin.

(b Holland, 1514–15; d London, 1579).

He was summoned to England in 1541 to work on Nonsuch...

Story, William Wetmore

Jan Seidler Ramirez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Sculpture and Carving. 1754 words.

Story, William Wetmore (12 February 1819–07 October 1895), sculptor and writer, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Story, a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and Harvard...

Baillairgé, Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 149 words.

Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 1791; died 1859, in Quebec.

Sculptor.

Thomas Baillairgé was the son of François Baillairgé, and it is very seldom that one can...

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...

Trsar, Drago

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 154 words.

Yugoslav, 20th century, male.

Active in Ljubljana.

Born 1927, in Planina (Rakek), now in Slovenia.

Sculptor.

Drago Trsar studied at the academy of fine...

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...

Farrell, Sir Thomas

Paula Murphy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 304 words.

(b Dublin, 1827; d Dublin, July 2, 1900).

Irish sculptor. He was the third son of Terence Farrell (1798–1876), a sculptor who headed a family workshop and earned fame carving...

Vida, Gheza

Gheorghe Vida.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 341 words.

(b Baia Mare, Feb 28, 1913; d Baia Mare, May 11, 1980).

Romanian sculptor. From childhood he was attracted to wood-carving, and from 1928 to 1931 he was self-taught. He then...

Etienne-Martin

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 749 words.

[Martin, Etienne]

(b Loriol-sur-Drôme, Feb 4, 1913; d Paris, March 21, 1995).

French sculptor. He studied sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon from 1929 to...

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...

Forest, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 31 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1587; died 9 November 1675, in Paris.

Painter.

Pierre Forest was a Protestant and 'warden of the community of master painters...

Chukwukelu, Mike

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 74 words.

Nigerian, 20th century, male.

Born 1945, in Awkuzu.

Sculptor. Masks.

Mike Chukwukelu creates 'Ijele' masks, highly spiritual pieces celebrating both the Igbo...

Strebelle, Olivier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 328 words.

20th century, male.

Born 20 January 1927, in Brussels.

Sculptor, potter, architect.

Olivier Strebelle is the son of Rodolphe Strebelle. He studied at the Brussels...

Cassavetti Zambaco, Maria

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art. 206 words.

Greek, 19th century, female.

Born 29 April 1843, in London; died 14 July 1914, in Paris.

Sculptor.

Maria Cassavetti Zambaco was a wealthy Greek Heiress. Following...

Bellegarde, Claude

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 1546 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, sculptor.

Groupe des Espaces Imaginaires...

Whiting, Cliff

Jim Barr and Mary Barr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 313 words.

(b Te Kaha, NZ, May 6, 1936).

Maori wood-carver, painter and teacher . As a member of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe he was educated in the rural community of Te Kaha until he...

Ezekiel, Moses Jacob

Keith Gibson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1270 words.

(b Richmond, VA, Oct 28, 1844; d Rome, Italy, March 21, 1917).

American sculptor, active in Italy. Ezekiel earned international fame during the third quarter of the 19th century...