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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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Stetten, Paul von, II

Mechthild Muller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 18th-Century Art. 183 words.

(b Augsburg, Aug 24, 1731; d Augsburg, Feb 11, 1808).

German administrator and writer. He worked for his native city, from 1752 as an archivist and from 1770, when he was...

Kleinhans, Franz

A. Gerhardt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 296 words.

(b Unter Pinswang, Tyrol, 1699; d Unter Pinswang, Aug 15, 1776).

Austrian architect and builder. He worked mainly in Bavarian Swabia, in and around Dillingen and...

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...

Le Roy [Leroy], Julien-David

Gérard Rousset-Charny.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 619 words.

(b Paris, May 6, 1724; d ?Paris, 27/Jan 28, 1803).

French architect and writer. He trained under Jacques-François Blondel and Jean-Laurent Legeay and won the Prix de Rome in...

Flitcroft, Henry

Juliet West.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 730 words.

(b Aug 30, 1697; d Hampstead, London, Feb 25, 1769).

English architect. He grew up in the Office of Works community at Hampton Court, where his father was a labourer, and from...

Bucher, Johann Joseph

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 32 words.

Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 1739, in Herns; died 18 May 1798.

Painter.

Johann Joseph Bucher worked as a painter under the auspices of the community. He was...

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...

Frantz family

Andrzej Rottermund.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 311 words.

German family of architects active mainly in Silesia and Greater Poland. Marcin Frantz (b Rewahl [now Tallinn, Estonia], 1679; d Legnica, 6 Nov 1742) trained under his stepfather, the...

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...

Poccianti, Pasquale

Mario Bencivenni.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 842 words.

(b Bibbiena, Arezzo, May 16, 1774; d Florence, Oct 21, 1858).

Italian architect and engineer. He studied between 1791 and 1794 at the school of architecture of the Accademia...

Montfaucon, Bernard de

Jacques Dubois.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 18th-Century Art; Christian Art. 648 words.

(b Château de Soulage [Soulatgé], Aude, Jan 16, 1655; d Paris, Dec 21, 1741).

French monk and writer. After serving in Germany in the French army of Henri de La Tour...

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...

Swertner, Johannes

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 60 words.

Dutch, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1746, in Haarlem; died 9 March 1813, in Bristol, England.

Draughtsman, engraver (etching). Urban views, seascapes.

Johannes...

Engramelle, Marie Dominique Joseph

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 49 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Born 24 March 1727, in Neudonchel; died 1780 or 1781, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, musician.

Marie Dominique Joseph...

Bruppacher, Hans Jacob

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 67 words.

Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born in Wädenswil (Zurich canton).

Medallist, engraver.

Hans Jacob Bruppacher is mentioned in the work by Dr Carl Brun. In April 1743,...

Vernet, Claude Joseph, Called Joseph

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 4362 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Born 14 August 1714, in Avignon; died 4 December 1789, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, seascapes.

Jo...

Thirtle, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 663 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Baptised 22 June 1777 in Norwich; died 30 September 1839, in Norwich.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits, landscapes. Miniatures.

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Juliá, Ascensió

Juan J. Luna.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 218 words.

[el Pescadoret]

(b Valencia, ?1767; d Madrid, c. 1830).

Spanish painter and etcher. He was born in a fishing community, and his nickname, ‘the little fisherman’, was...

Queer studies in America

Jonathan D. Katz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 775 words.

That Harriet Hosmer, Edmonia Lewis and Emma Stebbins are not better known today has less to do with their lesbianism than changing artistic fashions. Neo-Classical sculptors all,...

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...